Openings and Closings

Yinz hungry? 2021 delivered on new tasty eats and drinks in the ‘Burgh

Have you enjoyed any new food in Pittsburgh this year? Despite the negative effects of the pandemic on the economy, there were plenty of new restaurants, breweries, bars, and cafes to try this year. Let’s have a look at some of the most notable openings. I’ve organized them into categories to make it easy for you to find your next meal.

/ December 20, 2021


Pittsburgh food in November 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

It’s November, and that means we’re back with our tastiest edition of the month — food-and-drink updates. The ‘Burgh is serving some hot new spots to try, with everything from coffee and cocktails to tacos and sandwiches. Plus, the return of some Pittsburgh favorites.

/ November 9, 2021


Pittsburgh food in October 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

It’s October, and we’re coming in hot with our food-and-drink updates. There’s some tasty new spots to devour: some serving Puerto Rican eats, South American fare, and authentic halal food, and others dishing up bagel sammies, deep-dish pizza, doughnuts, coffee, coffee, and more coffee.

/ October 5, 2021


Pittsburgh food in September 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

We’re back with our food-and-drink updates. The ‘Burgh is serving some hot new spots to try this month, with everything from coffee and (nonalcoholic) cocktails, to empanadas and hotdogs, to waffles and ice cream.

/ September 1, 2021


Pittsburgh food in June 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

A new month has begun, and you know what that means. We’re back with our monthly food-and-drink updates. The ‘Burgh is serving some hot new spots to try this month, with everything from coffee and cocktails, to pizza and pasta, to comfort food and brews.

/ June 1, 2021


Pittsburgh food in May 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

A new month has begun, and you know what that means. We’re back with our monthly food-and-drink updates. Hopefully with the increase in vaccinations and welcoming warm weather, locals will be able to enjoy more bites in the ‘Burgh.

/ May 3, 2021


Pittsburgh food in April 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

A new month has begun, and you know what that means. We’re back with our normal monthly food-and-drink updates … even though nothing really seems “normal” these days.

/ April 1, 2021


Pittsburgh food in March 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

Pittsburgh is saying hello to eight new restaurants, bars, markets, and cafes, with dozens more on the horizon. And we’re saying farewell to a beer spot that didn’t end up on tap after all.

/ March 1, 2021


Pittsburgh food in February 2021: What’s opening and what’s closing

This month, we say hello to a CommuniTEA-minded cafe, a soul food spot, “Pittsburgh’s first matcha tea bar,” and a new Scottish pub in a very old location.

/ February 2, 2021


Pittsburgh’s biggest restaurant openings and closings in 2020

Keeping a restaurant open wasn’t easy in 2020. Neither was trying to open one. Here are the biggest Pittsburgh restaurant openings and saddest closings of the past year.

/ December 18, 2020