Pittsburgh is bursting at the seams with new restaurants and a girl only has so much time (and money) to sample them all. In Pittsburgh's diverse and ever-changing restaurant landscape, you can truly find something for everyone, which is something I love. Here are four restaurants that showcase this perfectly. They offer everything from German and Alpine inspired eats to hearty baked goods to homemade hard cider to tacos with a twist. I can't wait to sample all of this goodn
My good friend Claire moved to New Orleans to attend Tulane University and she's been begging me to visit for the past two years. New Orleans isn't a hard trip to sell to anyone with the beautiful weather and lively culture. I was incredibly excited because I'd heard New Orleans is a hotbed for fantastic food and I was not disappointed. I tasted everything from crispy fried chicken to gourmet hot dogs to the sweetest snowballs (similar to snowcones, but better). I think I gai
Taco lovers rejoice! Pittsburgh's favorite spot for inventive and upscale tacos, täkō, is now serving weekday lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is perfect for those who have had trouble getting a reservation at täkō's crowded dinner service. täkō is one of my favorite restaurants, so I was itching to sample their lunch menu to see if it was as tasty as dinner. I was not disappointed. Täkō's lunch service is fast-casual style, so you order at their open air kitchen and they de
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.