Pittsburgh Eats

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At the Twisted Thistle, you'll enjoy farm-fresh American cuisine in a quaint, small-town atmosphere. Who knew there could be such big flavors in such a little town - Leechburg, PA?


Pittsburgh is one of the nation's top food towns – and WQED has launched this direct-to-web series to showcase it. What sets the Pittsburgh culinary scene apart from other cities – and who are the people making it happen? We'll visit everything from mom & pop eateries to places on the cutting edge of culinary cool to show you what and where "Pittsburgh Eats."

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Past Episodes

Yearning to expose Pittsburgh to the sweeter side of France, co-owners Frederic and David opened Gaby et Jules Patisseries et Macarons. Now, patrons who make their way to the Squirrel Hill neighborhood can enjoy some of the finest pastries of Paris from the freshest bonbon and eclair to the ever popular macaron. 


For the past twenty-seven years, Pierogies Plus has kept Polish food in Pittsburgh. Owner and founder Helen Mannarino serves up a variety of tender pierogies and other East European favorites in the McKees Rocks area. For more episodes like this go to www.wqed.org/pittsburgheats.

Located in the heart Butler, PA, The Chop Shop puts a new twist on traditional dishes.  Owner Bill Atkinson creates sandwiches that build layers of flavors and textures so that each bite is different than the last.  

The owners of Carmi Soul Food Restaurant have gone from catering on the side to serving up their soul-filled specialties full time at their home in Pittsburgh’s South Side neighborhood.

Ineffable Ca Phe is a coffee house located on Penn avenue in the Lawrenceville section of Pittsburgh.  They are best known for their Vietnamese-style coffee, freshly prepared Banh Mi sandwiches and spacious atmosphere.

Carmella's Plates & Pints is adding warmth and homey charm to Pittsburgh's South Side neighborhood. Opening on the site of the former Inn-Termission Lounge, Carmella's is a must go if you want atmosphere to go with your appetizers, character paired with your cocktails.