big Burrito Restaurant Group is taking a bite out of Bakery Square with a casual concept serving Alta Via pizza and other Italian fare including focaccia pizza, sandwiches and veggie-forward entrees.
In 2023, Market Square will get a taste of what folks in Fox Chapel have loved since 2019. Alta Via, big Burrito Restaurant Group’s Italian eatery, is opening a second area spot. The menu focuses on modern Italian fare such as pasta, seafood and vegetable-forward appetizers and entrees made over an open, wood-fired grill.
Founded in 2015 in Dallas to rave reviews, Café Momentum is more than an eatery. It’s a fresh start for justice-involved youth. Like the original site, the Pittsburgh location will serve as a training ground for youth ages 15 to 19 who have been through the county’s juvenile probation program. Participants will learn all aspects of the food service business as well as life and social skills.
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Caliente is opening its seventh location. The latest link in the pizza chain will occupy the former Sharp Edge space in Crafton. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 1 at 4:30 p.m.
If you enjoy a nice, relaxing dinner at Totopo Cocina & Cantina in Mt. Lebanon and Shadyside’s Tocayo, you might like the change of pace the company’s fast-casual concept is bringing to the former Del’s in Little Italy in late 2022.
This summer is going to “bee sweet” when CoNectar, a flora-to-table honey shop, opens in Millvale. Patrons can enjoy beverages and small plates and buy local honey and other merchandise — all while learning about bees and their integral role in the ecosystem.
Eat your vegetables at EYV. No, seriously. That’s what the name means. The veggie-forward restaurant will open this spring in Deutschtown.
This chicken sandwich concept, which opens the first week of April, will be taking the place of Sultry at the food hall.
For years, Zhelyazko “Jak” Latinov has provided Pittsburghers with Bulgarian baked goods sold at pop-up events and farmers’ markets throughout the city. Later this year, he’ll open a brick-and-mortar shop in Bloomfield. In the meantime, follow Jak’s Bakery on social media to find out where you can score some treats.
After renovating this Lawrenceville landmark — which has operated as a tavern since 1887 — chef Dan DeRight is adding scratch-made pasta dishes, smoked meats and veggie-forward offerings to its long history.
You can already get a doughnut and go shopping at this Butler Street retail emporium. In the coming months, an eatery will open in the building’s lower level with a Tim Burton-esque theme.
Get your wine and swine on at Le Porc. The vino and charcuterie bar will occupy a space in The Highline later this year.
By late summer, Brian and Jessica Pekarcik will debut their market and café in the old Community Market space. They will be selling seasonal produce along with local goods and chef-inspired grub.
Papa J’s, 54 21st St., Strip District
A new incarnation of Carnegie’s popular Papa J’s — which was gutted in a fire — will set up in the old Smallman Galley site in the Strip.
Ricky and Michelle Kirsop, who run Coast & Main Seafood and Chophouse in Monroeville, are bringing their brand of elevated cuisine to Downtown later this year.
The Speckled Egg hatched Downtown in 2019. This year there will be a second location in the Town Center at SouthSide Works. The spot will also double as a Commonplace Coffee café.
The owners of Dr. Tumblety’s Time-Inspired Specialty Shop are big fans of the Big Easy. They’re bringing the New Orleans vibe to Allentown this year, with a speak-easy style bar and the Inspired by Spirits Distillery.
One of Shadyside’s most popular bars is relocating. In June, owner Richard Rattner and his longtime staff are hauling their entire bobblehead collection to the former Franktuary space on Butler Street. The new place will be a replica of the original site, except with more seating.