Restaurant Feature: Cinderlands

Designation Level: Gold Since opening its doors in Lower Lawrenceville late in 2017, Cinderlands Beer Company has made a name for itself, both thanks to their high-quality house-made beers, and their open-concept scratch kitchen. However, Cinderlands is about more than serving up delicious food and quality libations. From day one, they have demonstrated a commitment […]

Lawrenceville, Uncategorized
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Restaurant Feature: Z-Best Barbeque Chicken and Ribs

Designation Level: Bronze Nearly nine years ago, owner and head cook, Darwin Copeland, opened Z-Best Barbeque Chicken and Ribs, featuring “low and slow” smoked and grilled chicken and ribs complemented by homemade, crowd-pleasing, and comforting classic southern sides. Think mac and cheese, candied sweet potatoes, and collard greens all prepared with authentic recipes that will […]

Bronze Designation, Uptown
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Restaurant Feature: B52

Designation Level: Gold Named for its location at the intersection of Butler Street and 52nd Street in Upper Lawrenceville, B52 is a vegan cafe that serves Middle Eastern influenced plates made from scratch. The shop offers a full-service espresso bar, and house-made baked goods and chocolates, all of which are completely void of any animal […]

Featured, Gold Designation, Lawrenceville
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Restaurant Feature: Dinette

Designation Level: Platinum Since 2008, Dinette has been serving gourmet thin-crust pizzas, wines, and other Mediterranean-style salads and small plates in East Liberty. In 2015, Dinette became the first restaurant to earn the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant designation, and in 2017, earned the Platinum level designation, establishing  the highest achievement within the program. In the words […]

East Liberty, Platinum Designation, Restaurants, Shadyside
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Restaurant Feature: Cafe Phipps

Designation Level: Platinum It’s fitting that Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, a trailblazer for constructing living buildings and fostering sustainable practices, has an accompanying restaurant that operates with the same sustainable values. Named one of the Best Museum Restaurants in the United States by Food & Wine magazine, Cafe Phipps serves a wide variety of […]

Oakland, Platinum Designation, Restaurants
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Straw Forward

The Incline: How to help turn 1 million straws into public art in Pittsburgh

July 20, 2018 Rossilynne Culgan More than a dozen local restaurants are trying to collect a million drinking straws through early fall so an artist can turn the ubiquitous plastic tubes into a public sculpture in Pittsburgh. “We just really saw this opportunity especially with all of the attention that’s being put toward plastic straws […]

News, Press, Straw Forward
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