Chris Fennimore

Senator John Heinz History Center
October 7
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Ketchup. Pierogies. Fries on a sammich. Klondike. Chipped Chopped Ham. The list of foods invented right here in Pittsburgh is extensive and scrumptious.

Taste local fall flavors, celebrate the region’s passion for cuisine and get inspired with new recipes and cooking tips for the colder months ahead when the Heinz History Center teams up with GoodTaste! Pittsburgh.

Sample a mouth-watering assortment of foods from 40 local vendors representing the city’s authentic neighborhoods — from long-time Pittsburgh staples such as Isaly’s and Wholey’s, to emerging local businesses like Zeke’s Coffee and 5 Generation Bakers.

Peruse offerings from featured vendors like Allegheny City Farms, East End Food Co-Op, Soergel’s Orchard, Lamagna Cheese Co., Le Petit Chocolat & Café, Ridge Runner Distillery and many others.

Learn from Pittsburgh’s premier culinary experts during cooking demonstrations led by Chris Fennimore (QED Cooks), Chef Mark Swankler (Republic Foods) and Chef Dennis Marron (or, The Whale).

Get tips for designing a handmade seasonal centerpiece with Sarah Needham of Leafhopper, make gazpacho with Art Institute Chef Jeremy Reed, and find out what all the sweet buzz is about with Alyssa Fine of Pittsburgh Honey.

The expo will also feature live music by accordionist Kevin Solecki, spirits samplings and a cookbook exchange.

Jennifer BaronArts & Entertainment / Jobs Editor

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator of Handmade Arcade. Musically, she is in a band called The Garment District and is a founding member of Brooklyn's The Ladybug Transistor.