A little slice of Parisian paradise recently opened in Pittsburgh and its name is Poulet Bleu. This latest venture from owners Richard Deshantz and Tolga Sevdik lives up to (and perhaps even surpasses) the exquisite taste and atmosphere of its older siblings Butcher and the Rye and täkō (one of my personal favorites). Upon approaching the restaurant, there is a darling courtyard with a fountain and yellow striped awnings. It just screamed France to me. I can bet that come spr
I'm introducing a new series here on Nourish, where I explore some of my favorite Pittsburgh neighborhoods through the restaurants, shops, museums, and special spots that inhabit them. My first spot is Lawrenceville, as it's one of my favorite places in the city. Filled with a wide array of cuisines and an eclectic mix of shops, Lawrenceville is the perfect place to get lost for an afternoon. The Vandal The Vandal is one of the most aesthetically pleasing restaurants in the c
Smoke, located in the heart of Lawrenceville (the hipster capital of Pittsburgh), is by far one of my favorite restaurants in Pittsburgh. The way they incorporate smoked and grilled meats, as well as crisp vegetables and spicy sauces into their tacos is unreal. Smoke has everything a lover of Tex-Mex could desire. Some highlights of the menu include the juicy pork taco with spicy apricot habanero barbeque sauce, the creamy mac and cheese, and the smoky St. Louis-Style ribs.
If Starbucks isn't doing it for you anymore, never fear. Pittsburgh is becoming a haven for independent coffee shops that are filled with gorgeous decor, foamy lattes, and welcoming baristas. So, if you survive on caffeine alone, read on for the best cafes all located within city limits. Caffè d'Amore Caffè d'Amore is a cozy shop located on Butler Street and it's filled with the largest menu of drinks I've ever seen. They had everything from rooibos teas to chili mochas to af