Mad Mex

Sustainability Level: Gold Mad Mex is a popular chain of well-known local and regional restaurants that describe their food style as “Funky Fresh Cal-Mex.” In other words, their primary cuisine is Mexican, but they also incorporate culinary influences from North America, Southeast Asia, and Spain. Mad Mex can be found all across Pennsylvania, but eight […]

Cranberry, Gold Designation, Lakeside, Monroeville, North Hills, Oakland, Robinson, Shadyside, South Hills
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Restaurant Feature: Monterey Bay Fish Grotto

Designation Level: Gold Perched atop Mount Washington for the past 20 years, Monterey Bay Fish Grotto is as synonymous with high-quality, fresh seafood from all around the world as it is with its scenic views of the Golden Triangle. In addition to its unparalleled seafood, since 2016 Monterey Bay Fish Grotto has been a Gold […]

Gold Designation, Mount Washington
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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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Chef to Table Contest Winner Celebrates “Once in a Lifetime” Experience

Did you ever wonder what it would be like to team up with a celebrated local chef, plan a six-course meal, and savor a gourmet, sustainable private dinner party at one of Pittsburgh’s most popular restaurants? That’s exactly what Ann Truschel was lucky enough to enjoy as the winner of our first ever Chef to […]

Farm to Table, Gold Designation, Lawrenceville
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Restaurant Feature: Jambo Grill at Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

Designation Level: Gold Located in the heart of the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, Jambo Grill offers healthy and delicious meals and snacks for visitors in an inclusive family-friendly environment. In 2016, Jambo Grill earned a Gold designation with the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant program due to its high level of commitment to improving the environment, […]

Gold Designation, Highland Park
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