One of the things city dwellers haven’t thought much about for years is where our food comes from. A few years ago I would have answered that question with the Giant Eagle or back in the day The Food Gallery – does anyone else remember that grocery store – it was located where the Shadyside Market District is now located.
Anyhow – we are learning – processed food isn’t so good for us, and shipping food around the country and the globe has some drawbacks too. So there are lots of people who are doing something about local food.
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With Memorial Day weekend a few days away – we are entering one of the best times of year here in Pittsburgh – summer time also means neighborhood festival time. Pittsburgh celebrates neighborhoods and cultures like no other place – there will be weekend after weekend of amazing free activities, music and ethnic food. The greek food festivals a few weeks ago were the sneek peek of what is to come for the next few months.
But I am going to go ahead and say that the best fest of all the rest might just be KayaFest. First off thanks… Read the rest
There is an important Pittsburgh and Steelers related effort that needs your help! This is a matter of Pittsburgh pride. It seems that the White House has placed an order from a Wisconsin brewery for the super bowl, but not from Pittsburgh.
From the East End Brewing email – I could summarize for you but then you would miss the beer puns – so I will just paste in their works…
It seems that during a recent visit to Wisconsin, The Whitehouse placed a beer order from fellow Craft Brewer, Hinterland Brewing Company in Wisconsin, so that they could have… Read the rest
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The Tin Front Cafe in Homestead is hosting a birthday celebration for Elvis this Saturday night! The Tin Front Cafe is a unique little place on 8th Avenue (which is the main street of Homestead – not the Waterfront shopping area). I have been to the cafe for a few other events – this is a very relax place that serves local food and interesting cocktails. The vibe is very very laid back (not a good place to go if you are in a hurry) but a lovely place to hang out and enjoy your food or… Read the rest
Maybe you are sitting at your desk right now – reading IheartPGH and other hilarious blogs – just trying to make it to 5pm. You have dreams of opening your own cafe – spending your days brewing coffee and talking to regular customers. Well here are 2 opportunities here in Pittsburgh that might just be the ticket to your own cafe with the support of some great Pittsburgh community organizations.
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Open Your Own Business – First up, the Union Project is accepting proposals for their cafe space. If you are a long time reader of… Read the rest