Sunday, January 17, 2021
Pizza

Hitch a ride to Rockaway Pizza in White Oak for a slice of NYC

Before opening Rockaway Pizzeria in 2017, Josh Sickels spent a lot of time perfecting his recipes. “I experimented for nine months,” he says. “I gained...
Pizza

Pizza Round-up, 31 days of Pizza 2020 #NationalPizzaMonth

Well, we just wanted to do a little re-cap. October was National Pizza Month and LOCALpittsburgh ate pizza every day for 31 straight days...
Local restaurants

Maple Street Jam Co. Born Straight out of Pandemic Panic!

Like a lot of people during the pandemic, Caitlin Girdwood found herself in a financial jam. With her photography career on hold, she picked up...
Drinks

Support Downtown Restaurants and take the first ever Fall Cocktail Trail presented by the...

Small business promotions have always been a priority and in these COVID days, it's become even more important. Downtown has been especially hard hit...
Local Beer

Celebrate the Strip District with some limited-edition booze

Smallman Street is a big thoroughfare for booze. Cinderlands Beer Co., Maggie’s Farm Rum and Wigle Whiskey all occupy that stretch of the Strip District....
Pittsburgh business

Book project revives warm memories and sets the score for convicted restaurateur Joe Costanzo

In January 1986, a young former mailman with almost no restaurant experience took his chances on a fine-dining enterprise in a small blue-collar community...
City restaurants

Brunching and Rocking Out at Onion Maiden

Wake up and put on your best black pants and a fresh coat of eyeliner and prepare for the show. Located across the bridge...
Local restaurants

Play With Your Food And Eat It, Too, At Cenacolo

(This is a piece that was intended for print but put on hold when COVID hit. We decided not to wait any longer to...
Pittsburgh business

Chefs turn pandemic hobby into a business, and it’s kind of a big dill

When restaurants shut down in March, Mark Mammone and Joe Bardakos found themselves in a pickle. The friends, both chefs at Piccolo Forno in Lawrenceville,...
Local Beer

Musician Byron Nash and Helltown Brewing bring back BLQ (pronounced black) METAL IPA for...

By Jamie Wiggan BLQ METAL IPA is back again – this time in cans. When guitarist Byron Nash teamed up with Helltown Brewing for the inaugural...

Soup is good food, and my rainy day, cold weather obsession

When it gets cold, I think soup! It becomes a bit of an obsession. When roving around the city and suburbs I start to...

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