Monthly Archives: August 2016

Drew’s Family Restaurant

Drew’s Family Restaurant has been serving the Pittsburgh area for over 100 years. Located at 2060 Ardmore Boulevard, the semi-famous eatery is well known for serving homemade, quality food. We arrived early in the morning for breakfast on a Wednesday, and the place was bustling with a hungry breakfast crowd.

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There’s a large selection of burger places in Pittsburgh, and I’ve tried them all. It’s difficult to mess up a hamburger really- all you really need is a good ground meat mixture, proper seasoning, and the right cooking technique.

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Noodles and Company

When it was suggested that we go to Noodles and Company in Monroeville, I was skeptical. It was the middle of the afternoon, and I didn’t want pasta, but something lighter. Turns out, the restaurant has a large selections of light, fresh salads as in addition to a vast selection of pasta.

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Uno Chicago Grill, Waterfront

The Waterfront is always bustling with hungry diners on Saturday night. This particular evening, it was a balmy 91 degrees in the shade, so we weren’t surprised that there were plenty of outside tables available at Uno Chicago Grill.

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Homemade Gnocchi

Potato gnocchi date back to the sixteenth century when Spanish explorers brought potatoes from South America and introduced them to Italian kitchens.

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Gran Agave, Waterfront

Growing on the west coast, I became very familiar with authentic Mexican food. After relocating to the east coast, I was surprised that there were so few choices when it came to getting good carne asada, or soft-shelled tacos. In hopes of getting some good Mexican grub, I visited Gran Agave at the Waterfront with my family this weekend.

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Crab and Cucumber Soup

Jumbo Lump Crab is sweet and succulent; combine it with fresh cucumbers, Roma tomatoes, and herbs for a refreshing chilled summer soup. This recipe has many different flavors and textures.

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Pittsburgh Taco Festival

PITTSBURGH – People in Pittsburgh are preparing for the inaugural Pittsburgh Taco Festival Sunday, Oct. 2, at Hop Farm Brewing on 56thStreet in Lawrenceville.

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Citrus and Herb Grilled Chicken

Citrus and Herb Grilled Chicken   Citrus and Herb Grilled Chicken, Healthy and Delicious!   I came up with this recipe last weekend. …

Swissvale Farmers Market

The Swissvale Farmer’s Market is held every Saturday 9am- 1pm May 7th through October 9th. If you love fresh food, and hanging around like-minded culinarians, the Swissvale Farmer’s Market is worth a visit!

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