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05.21.2018 by Amy Roberts
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Happy hour is great and a movie date is a tried-and-true classic, but if you’re looking for a weekend outing with a bit more excitement, those things might start to feel a bit tired. This sunny spring weather has us looking for reasons to get o ... [more]
Taco & Tequila Barrel Festival @ Wigle Barrelhouse - 05/25/2018 Join Wigle Whiskey & Good Food Pittsburgh for a festival celebrating the release of two Tequila--Barrel finished spirits that have been waiting 3 years for their debut! We are celebrating at the Wigle Whiskey Barrelhouse & Whiskey Garden located at 1055 Spring Garden Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Buy tacos from these vendors: Casa Reyna Cool Beans Taco Truck La Palapa, Traditional Mexican Kitchen Edgars Best Tacos in Pittsburgh And dessert from Millie's Homemade Ice Cream $20 ticket includes: Sample of Wigle Al Centro - Whiskey version of Mezcal that is made from mesquite-smoked malt and aged in Tequila barrels for three years! Sample of Wigle Abajo - Honey rum aged three years in Tequila Barrels! Signature cocktail made with Al Centro or Abajo! Glass of Cider Threadbare Cider and Mead. Individual-size serving of chips & salsa. $5 off Al Centro! and Abajo! PLUS! Live music from The Semi-Supervillians from 7-9pm and access to all taco and dessert vendors for pay-as-you-go tacos and ice cream! [more]
Open Streets PGH @ Downtown Pittsburgh - 05/27/2018 Hosted by BikePGH, OpenStreetsPGH is the last weekend of May, June, and July from 9am – 1pm. All programs are free of charge to the public and open for all to participate. OpenStreetsPGH connects neighborhoods together with safe spaces where friends and families can experience the best the city has to offer on a summer day. In it’s fourth season, OpenStreetsPGH brings together tens of thousands on the last weekend of May, June, and July to run, walk, bike, and skate in some of Pittsburgh’s most iconic streets. Take a look at their route map to see just how much fun you can pack into 4 miles from running and biking to fitness classes and shopping. May 27: Downtown, Uptown, South Side June 24: Downtown, Strip District, Lawrenceville July 28: East Liberty, Shadyside, Homewood, Point Breeze, Larimer[more]
Kaya Fest @ KAYA - 05/27/2018 Kaya’s spectacular start-of-summer block party fills the width of Smallman Street with a massive fete of music, Caribbean inspired food and great vibes. They hope you’ll join us for any part of our all day party, whether you prefer to have lunch and bask in the sunny Strip, catch the buzz in the late afternoon as the steelpan drums turn it up, or groove well into the funky night. It’s all good, mon! A full schedule and menu can be found here.[more]
Out of the Kitchen
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Ryan Hart, Chef De Cuisine, täkō + Poulet Bleu
You might recognize chef Ryan Hart from the open kitchen at täkō slinging some of the best tacos in town.  But come February, he will be swapping tortillas for baguettes at the newest concept from the Richard DeShantz Group, the French-inspired bistro Poulet Bleu.  So with the stress and hours of opening a new restaurant, we […] [more]