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Popular Trend: Restaurants Growing Their Own Ingredients

Farm-to-Table, Farm-to-Fork, and Responsible Sourcing are buzz phrases you may be used to hearing with respect to the restaurant industry. A term you may not have heard yet is hyperlocal sourcing. According to the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, “hyperlocal means a dish that has a majority or all of its ingredients grown, raised […]

Farm to Table, Gold Designation, Lawrenceville, Oakland, Platinum Designation, Shadyside, Silver Designation
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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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Restaurant Feature: The Porch at Schenley

Designation Level: Platinum Situated on the green of Schenley Plaza in the heart of Oakland, The Porch at Schenley serves up fresh, local, handcrafted meals in a friendly, laid-back eatery setting. Since 2015, The Porch at Schenley has been a designated Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant. Earning a Platinum level designation indicates the restaurant is  committed to […]

Platinum Designation, Restaurants
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