Register Now for the Mac & Cheese Cook-Off


I know there are a few folks that read this blog that LOVE mac and cheese.  The Carnegie Library in East Liberty is hosting a Mac & Cheese Cook-off on Saturday, February 25, 2012. Think you have the best mac & cheese recipe in town – you can enter to win fame and prizes too. […]

Sneak Peek at Station Street Hot Dogs


Twitter is all abuzz about the newest establishment to open in Pittsburgh.  Station Street Hot Dogs, located on Broad Street (kind of behind the new Target) in East Liberty, official opens today at 4pm. We got a sneak peek at the place from Dave Lagnese (who is a super supporter of the neighborhood – stop by […]

Hot Dog! 5 New Restaurants to Open in 2012


Over the holidays, the Post-Gazette reported that over 30 restaurants opened in Pittsburgh last year!  Which new restaurant was your favorite? We are looking forward to trying a bunch during Pittsburgh Restaurant Week. 2012 is already looking like another great year for the Pittsburgh food scene as well.  Here are a few openings to look […]

Jamaican Coffee Grower Visits Pittsburgh on Dec. 10


One of the best kept secrets in the East Liberty Farmers’ Market is the Kew Park Coffee Bar.  The short version of the story is … a The Lagnese’s family, who live in Pittsburgh, takes a trip to Jamaica, visits the Kew Park Coffee Plantation and form a partnership to bring the Kew Park Coffee […]

Cafe Reopens at The Union Project


We are thrilled to learn that the cafe space at The Union Project has reopened as Cafe Ola Appetite! The Union Project is a former church that through a lot of volunteer work has been transformed into a community space.  The cafe closed a few years ago and they have been searching for the right […]