“As a chef, being on the Food Network is like playing in the Stanley Cup finals,” says chef and co-owner Randy Tozzie.
“Our first group of chefs had great concepts that were executed really well—so they’ve set the bar really high," says Ben Mantica, co-owner, Smallman Galley.
Needle & Pin, a new restaurant and gin-forward cocktail bar that embodies the melding of British and Indian cuisine, opens in Dormont.
“Traditional Lyon fare is very simple and homey, hence the ‘comfort food’ label,” says Le Lyonnais' owner Yves Carreau. “It’s the food I grew up with and most of our menu is inspired by that,” he adds.
The combo of crushed ice and fresh mint packs a seasonal punch that makes it a crowd pleaser on a hot day.
“With Uber making a big imprint on Pittsburgh, both Deli on Butler and Deli on North Avenue are excited to be partners on their launch of UberEATS.” says Gary Gigliotti, co-owner.
Spring is bringing new options for eating and drinking Downtown, as well as the start of the 13th season of the Market Square Farmer's Market.
"Nothing jumpstarts you on the road to recovery like a good meal, served by good people," says Ed Bailey, co-host of the popular Pittsburgh podcast, Drinking Partners.
"I’ve opened up people’s minds to many things including the fact that a neighborhood grocery can not only make it with reasonable prices, but also thrive," says owner Dianne Shenk.
Smallman Galley introduces four new chefs and restaurant concepts to their incubator and food hall space beginning this summer. "The next class is bringing a great deal of energy and experience," says co-founder Tyler Benson.