We’re happy to kick off the new year with a visit to a new Pittsburgh establishment. Opening very soon – as in a few hours – is the newest outpost of Pittsburgh most local hot dog shop – Franktuary. 8 years ago Franktuary opened in the basement of a church downtown. This week – Franktuary opens their second location in Lawrenceville. The owners have been referring to the opening of the Lawrenceville location as “The Second Coming” – you can see lots more tweets and photos of the build out on Twitter with the #PrepareYeForTheSecondComing
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[note] The Capital Grille invited us to try their new small plates meals – here is a run down of the visit. What places downtown or elsewhere do you think offer a quick, tasty lunch? [/note]
One of the city’s tastiest (and more expensive) restaurants is making life easier for The Burgh’s lunch crowd.
The Capital Grille, which is located on 5th Avenue downtown, just added new seasonal fare to its “small plates” menu.
Launched in October last year, the small plates give diners the opportunity to choose any combination of a starter, entree and side — a completely satisfying… Read the rest
Check out these 4 awesome places for a flaky, buttery snack in Pittsburgh – due to time and transit constraints the team didn’t make it to Jean-Marc Chatellier’s Bakery in Millvale – I promise you there will be a follow up on that.
(Beautiful pictures by Iva. Words by Sarah and Ray)
In order to bring you info on the best croissants in the city, the I Heart PGH gang went on a croissant tour, sampling four bakeries. (Eating delicious croissants all day was an enormous burden, but you’re welcome.) We chatted with the staff and rated each croissant by… Read the rest
Pittsburgh is a city of many things, bridges, French Fries on everything, some of the friendliest people in America, and now with the recent addition of YinzBurgh BBQ, Pittsburgh is the home of an authentic Southern Barbeque. Located right on Baum Boulevard in Bloomfield, YinzBurgh is owned and operated by Richard Coursey, a native of Southern Georgia. Richard came to Pittsburgh originally as an engineer and decided to open his own restaurant and says he is as happy as he’s ever been.
YinzBurgh has three equally unique sauces it serves with all of its dishes, all having distinct Southern origins.… Read the rest
Meat lovers rejoice! Not one, but TWO new BBQ places have opened in Pittsburgh.
Kevin Sousa, who opened Salt of the Earth last year and Station Street Hot Dogs a few weeks ago – officially opened Union Pig & Chicken this eve. Union Pig & Chicken is Located on Highland Avenue a few blocks from the intersection of Highland and Penn. There is indoor seating, the menu is available online at www.UnionPGH.com. They offer a selection of meats, sides, whiskey & burbon cocktails and beer from East End brewing.
Thanks to a loyal reader we learned that YinzBurghBBQ opened recently… Read the rest