Butcher and the Rye, located in Downtown Pittsburgh at 212 Sixth Street, has made OpenTable’s list of “2014 Hot Spot Restaurants in America.”

The new Diner’s Choice list highlights what OpenTable describes as “hip new restaurants, celebrity chefs and avant-garde restaurateurs.” The list of honorees was created by analyzing more than five million reviews of nearly 19,000 restaurants across the country—all submitted by verified OpenTable diners.

The third restaurant of Chef Richard DeShantz and the second restaurant with his business partner, Tolga Sevdik, Butcher and the Rye boasts a staggering 350-plus whiskey bourbon collection designed akin to a library, as well as a creative menu of small plates.

Jennifer Baron

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...