hidden treasure: Turkish pizza in Dormont

Some might say that Pittsburgh has a lot to be desired when it comes to good food and places to find it. Hell, I catch myself complaining from time to time. But then I discover an out of the way place with delicious food, and I remember that Pittsburgh is the city of "hidden treasures." …

giving thanks

This Thanksgiving season, I have been thankful for--among other things--good food, good friends, and public television--and I got to celebrate all these things with Chris Fennimore during WQED's current pledge drive! After tasting the soup I had prepared for Fat Club’s Harvest Day, Chris asked me to contribute the recipe to his Soups & Stews …

winners at Savor Pittsburgh

Every year towards the end of August a formation of white tents is erected in the parking lot next to McCormick & Schmick's to hold Savor Pittsburgh, a fund raiser for the American Respiratory Alliance. Under these tents more than twenty local restaurants compete for "Dish of the year." A live band plays while the …