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🤤 June 2022 Pittsburgh restaurant roundup

A plate of spicy fresh veggies with crushed peanuts on top.

👋 Welcome!

🍔 Back to the Foodture is expanding with a food trailer. They’ll be celebrating this and their one year anniversary in Southside with Back to the Foodture Day on June 8 with a real Delorean. The eatery plans a downtown location later this year.

🍞 Baked True North is the latest purveyor of gluten-free baked goods. They’re located in Ross and plan collaborations with other gluten-free food wizards.

🌞 Cafe Momentum is serving tasty bites made by youth who have been incarcerated and are looking to build a career in cuisine. They’re open Thursday through Saturday downtown.

🍻 Inner Groove Brewing is now pouring a wide range of craft beers at their new Allentown taproom.

Koala Coffee & Tea House is serving espresso beverages and baked goods in McCandless.

🍹 Maggie’s Farm Rum is expanding to Upper St. Clair in order to meet an increase in demand. Their Strip District location will remain as a pour house while their Upper St. Clair warehouse increases distilling capacity and their hard seltzer canning line.

🍖 Pennsylvania Libations at 1700 Penn will now be serving barbecue alongside wine, spirits and Helltown beer. They’re also partnering with Butler Brew Works for Bonafide Beer Co. at 21st and Penn.

🌮 Pittsburgh Taco Boys is now serving Mexican food in Oakmont.

🥪 Chef Jamilka Borges is opening Sally Ann’s in the former Pork & Beans location on 6th Street downtown. The counter-service restaurant will feature hearty sandwiches and a coffee bar.

🇹🇹 Shado Beni is now open on Brighton Avenue in the North Side and features dishes ranging from Impossible meat pies to delicious curries.

🍺 Steel Mill Saloon is now open across from the Duquesne Incline.

🍩 Valkyrie Donuts is branching out with a food cart at Walter’s in Lawrenceville and a pop-up near the Wexford Whole Foods.

🍻 The William Penn Tavern reopens this Friday at their new Lawrenceville location.

😀 See you soon

🍸 The Richard DeShantz Restaurant Group is planning a Japanese bar called Izakaya in Bakery Square.

🍨 Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, an Ohio-based chain, is also coming to Bakery Square this August.

🍽 Journeyman’s Table plans to bring elevated cuisine and a wide range of drink options to Lower Lawrenceville soon.

🍻 Lolev Brewing in Upper Lawrenceville has set July as the date for soft opening of their taproom.

🏢 Ritual House is bringing “curated food” to the Union Trust Building downtown.

🍺 Voodoo Brewery is planning to open a taproom on Pittsburgh’s North Shore.

A fancy stemmed glass of beer on a wooden bar in a dimly lit room.
@lolevbeer is getting ready for some fanciness in Larryville.

😲 Ch-ch-changes

🥖 Commonplace Coffee and Driftwood Oven are partnering up. Driftwood will be taking over production of Commonplace’s baked goods.

🧅 Onion Maiden in Allentown has updated their menu.

😭 Goodbye

Black Forge Coffee is closing their Allentown location. Long a staple of the punk- and metal-friendly neighborhood, they’ll be focusing instead on their McKees Rocks storefront and music venue.

🍝 Stagioni in Southside is closing after 12 years so its owners can focus on their family. They’ll maintain limited hours and a “greatest hits” menu through their final day on June 24.

See something we missed? Let us know—send an email to [email protected] and we can update this post. We’ll have more food news coming atcha next month!