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Friday // April 5 // 2019
Spring Road Trip: Lake Erie Wine Country

Spring Road Trip: Lake Erie Wine Country

Each spring, as soon as the weather breaks, I load up on car snacks and podcasts and make the quick two-hour drive up to Erie. Not one to wait for “a wine tour,” I have my hit list, and I’m sharing it with you on the condition that you share your wine with me: READ MORE >>
Wednesday // March 13 // 2019
Grounded by Design

Grounded by Design

Gather friends and family around a relaxed table of artisanal textures and soothing colors. Our ancestors ate from low-fire terra cotta plates, and even the touch of them evokes something deep. READ MORE >>
Wednesday // March 13 // 2019
Woman on Top: Chef Jessica Lewis

Woman on Top: Chef Jessica Lewis

  It’s hard to believe Jessica Lewis is only 32. It’s even harder to believe she’s been in Pittsburgh for just five years. Her name seems to come up constantly, always attached to whatever is cool and new in the Pittsburgh food scene. Lewis, a lifelong athlete, is always up for a challenge, ready to READ MORE >>
Tuesday // December 18 // 2018
Trends Forecasting 2019: The Foods That Will Rule

Trends Forecasting 2019: The Foods That Will Rule

  Topping our list:   The magic of mushrooms: Not only will these woodsy gems continue to grace dishes during every time of day, you’ll see mushroom teas and coffees as well as flavor-rich broths, mushroom powders, and mushroom cocktails — made with all of the aforementioned preparations. We are excited to see how some READ MORE >>
Tuesday // December 4 // 2018
Give Good Cheer

Give Good Cheer

We’re stocking up on plenty of holiday cheer, and in between sipping “Santa’s Little Helper,” we’re crossing hard-to-shop-for friends off of our Nice List. We raided the wine room at Mazza Vineyards and made stops at the sister wineries — South Shore Wine Company and Mazza Chautauqua Cellars — as well as Five & 20 READ MORE >>
Wednesday // September 19 // 2018
Heroes and Legends: Kate Romane and Bob Sendall

Heroes and Legends: Kate Romane and Bob Sendall

How has the food scene changed in the last 10 years? How about 30 years? Listen in as two top chefs and innovative caterers talk about access to food and farms and the evolving vegetable-forward palate of a Pittsburgh — that is gravitating toward comfort food, done well. READ MORE >>
Thursday // September 13 // 2018
*EXCLUSIVE* TRYP Hotel restaurants announced!

*EXCLUSIVE* TRYP Hotel restaurants announced!

TRYP Hotel partnered with Kate Romane Productions to create the food and beverage program at the hotel's two new restaurant concepts. Chef Kate Romane assisted in the selection of Chef Mike Rado as Executive Chef of Brick Shop and Over Eden. Romane will continue to assist Rado as he assembles his local culinary team and adds his perspective to the menus for both concepts. READ MORE >>
Wednesday // June 20 // 2018
The Potter: How one artist fired up his career

The Potter: How one artist fired up his career

Dan Tomcik's love of pottery began with his love of food. A lifelong cook and pizza maker, he felt great satisfaction from others, enjoying what he made. Then, he realized that experience could be greatly enhanced by serving it on a dish that was thoughtfully and beautifully created. READ MORE >>
Wednesday // June 20 // 2018
Why you should book a long weekend in Westfield, NY

Why you should book a long weekend in Westfield, NY

The first time we visited The Westfield Wonder, we thought we’d never leave. The first-ever combination brewery, winery, and distillery in Westfield, NY is just over two hours from Pittsburgh and features some of the best food and drinks we’ve ever had from a singular location. And this time of year — we can’t get READ MORE >>
Tuesday // June 19 // 2018
Simplicity and symmetry: Ceramicist Chelsea Erdner creates beauty in order

Simplicity and symmetry: Ceramicist Chelsea Erdner creates beauty in order

Chelsea Erdner is the ceramicist and small-business owner behind Bombabird. Her pieces reflect her design background, utilizing clean lines and strong forms, while entwining function with aesthetic. READ MORE >>