This is Pittsburgh Food: Wholey’s Fish

For most Pittsburghers, some things are as sure as the sun rising each morning. You root for the Steelers. You don’t, unless you absolutely have to, cross rivers. And you buy your seafood at Wholey’s in the Strip District. It’s impossible to think about fish in this city without also thinking about Robert Wholey Co., […]

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Chilling out at Quebec’s Hotel de Glace: a night on ice

QUEBEC CITY, Quebec — I’m not going to lie. My husband thought I was nuts when I suggested spending my January birthday at Hotel de Glace here in Canada. Our winter getaways typically are spent someplace warm, preferably with a sandy beach, always with a pool or waterfront bar that serves fruity cocktails garnished with […]

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This is Pittsburgh Food: Sopressata

The mercury has dipped to 18 degrees when Leon Panella pads into his garage in Prospect, Butler County, at about 8 a.m. on a recent, snowy Saturday. Still, he smiles. In an hour or so, things will warm up as close to two dozen male helpers — friends, friends of friends, Duquesne University fraternity brothers […]

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