Restaurant Feature: or, The Whale

Designation Level: Gold Located in the lobby of the Distrikt Hotel in Downtown Pittsburgh, or, The Whale is an upscale restaurant and bar featuring a fresh French-inspired food menu and a wine and cocktail list curated to match. Since 2017, or, The Whale has been a Gold designated Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant, demonstrating its commitment to […]

Downtown, Gold Designation
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Restaurant Feature: Lidia’s

Sustainable Pittsburgh Designation Level: Gold Lidia’s is a Pittsburgh culinary institution. Founded in 2001 by acclaimed celebrity chef, author, and TV personality Lidia Bastianich, the restaurant serves fresh, hearty, homemade pastas and gourmet traditional Italian cuisine from its beautiful location in the Strip District. Since 2017, Lidia’s has been a Gold designated Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant, […]

Downtown, Gold Designation, Strip District
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Restaurant Feature: Eleven

Designation Level: Gold On the site of a beautifully repurposed Strip District warehouse, Eleven offers an imaginative, seasonal menu, an extensive wine list, and many creative cocktail options. Eleven’s offerings can be enjoyed through its a la carte menu, a nightly tasting menu, or through its more casual bar menu, making it a hit with […]

Downtown, Gold Designation, Strip District
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Post-Gazette: Get the inside scoop on 3 Downtown Pittsburgh restaurants (*update: 2 Downtown restaurants)

September 26, 2018 Rebecca Sodergren *UPDATE: We apologize for the short notice but due to circumstances beyond our control, this tour has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for future neighborhood tasting tours!* Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants is giving food nerds the inside scoop on three Downtown restaurants. Doors Open Pittsburgh annually features Insider Tours two days […]

Downtown, Press
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PTL is A-OK for SPR

We’ve always been big fans of Pittsburgh Today Live. KDKA-TV’s weekday morning show does such a great job of covering our community and all the people, organizations, and movers-and-shakers that give our region its verve and vitality. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be going on the show every month for the next […]

Downtown, News
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Food Guy

PennLive: Get a taste of sustainability on Pittsburgh’s newest food tour

Lisa Wardle June 16, 2017 The growing industry of culinary tourism has branched out to highlight sustainable food in Pittsburgh. “We’re really rooted in the steel history,” said Cory Van Horn, “but we also have so much emphasis on sustainability and looking toward the future.” Van Horn has worked in culinary tourism here since 2011. He launched Food […]

Downtown, Press, Restaurants
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