18. 03. 2015

Pittsburgh’s pie guy

Tweet Frank Ruzomberka of Shaler has been in the family-restaurant business going on six decades, and he’s always been a terrific chef. (He was American Culinary Federation’s Chef of the Year, Pittsburgh chapter, in...

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24. 10. 2014

Pittsburgh sets record for world’s largest pierogi

Tweet Chefs at Rivers Casino on Wednesday put Pittsburgh in the record book by preparing and serving what Guinness World Records has verified to be the world’s largest pierogi. More than a year...

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01. 09. 2014

A (very long) run for a good cause

Tweet When Eleven Contemporary Kitchen celebrated its 10th birthday this past June, executive chef Derek Stevens went all out. The four-course tasting menu he created for the Strip District restaurant awed and amazed: Some 200 guests dined on such gourmet delights...

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01. 09. 2014

Meet Carol ‘Dearheart’ Pascuzzi, the ever-cheerful cheese expert of Penn Mac

Tweet Carol Pascuzzi often finds people staring at her. She’ll be standing in a line somewhere — the supermarket, perhaps, or an airport hundreds of miles from her creekside home in Turtle Creek  — when she’ll...

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22. 10. 2013

Robinson “cottage” a link back to Sewickley Heights grandeur

Tweet In the 1920s and ’30s, Pittsburgh’s captains of industry built lavish summer cottages high above the Ohio River to escape the city’s smoke and summertime heat. “Cottage” was something of a misnomer;...

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17. 06. 2013

Joey Fatone gets ‘N Sync with City Chicken

Tweet Like so many Italian-Americans, Joey Fatone didn’t just grow up eating tomato sauce made from a recipe handed down over the generations — he helped his parents make it. His entertainer father,...

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06. 05. 2013

Pittsburgh marathoners get help up The Hill

Tweet For a city that’s as famous for its big hills as its 400-plus bridges, today’s Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and UPMC Health Plan Half Marathon will offer its 27,700 runners a...

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27. 01. 2013

Emsworth gets a place to have breakfast

Tweet   Unlike many who dive headfirst into the restaurant biz with a place of their own, Kevin Wisniewski is not a professional cook. That’s not to say that the Emsworth native doesn’t...

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27. 11. 2012

Braddock mayor turns rehabbed warehouse into home

Tweet   John Fetterman has never been what you’d consider a wallflower — 6-foot-8, with a shaved head and ginormous black tats running up and down his arms, Braddock’s mayor stands out in...

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31. 10. 2012

Ghost spotters

Tweet   Everyone likes a good ghost story this time of year, but not many of us have actually lived one. Then there is Randy Myers, who not only claims to regularly see...

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