Jessica Server holds an MFA in poetry and a certificate in travel writing from Chatham University. She is currently the nonfiction instructor at Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) High School, and works as a teaching artist and writer around the city. Her first chapbook of poems, Sever the Braid, is currently available from Finishing Line Press.
The Food Bank's Community Table pairs restaurants, food service companies, and chefs with local agencies to provide prepared meals to people in need. The meals—totaling 140, 371 in 2013—find tables all across the Pittsburgh area.
Take it from a newcomer whose list aims to help other newcomers explore the city via both classic Pittsburgh experiences and lesser-known gems. And don't miss what she says about the city that is both "small town and urban playground."