Openings and Closings

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


Pittsburgh food in December 2020: What’s opening and what’s closing

We say hello to a new Turkish takeout spot, a Jewish deli on wheels, a “socially-distanced, winter-themed pop-up” in Garfield, and more.

/ December 1, 2020


Pittsburgh food in November 2020: What’s opening and what’s closing

Shiloh Gastro has replaced Shiloh Grill on Mount Washington’s namesake street. (📸: @k8isgr8ful) Updated Nov. 10 A new month is about to begin, and you know what that means. We’re back with our normal monthly food-and-drink updates … even though we haven’t seen “normal” in the local service industry for months. This month, we say […]

/ October 30, 2020


Pittsburgh food in October 2020: What’s opening and what’s closing

Cooped up in a good way. (📸: @rossilynne) Updated Oct. 2  A new month has begun, and you know what that means. We’re back with our normal monthly food-and-drink updates … even though things are far from “normal” in the local dining industry right now. This month, we say hello to a socially distant beer […]

/ October 2, 2020


Pittsburgh food in September 2020: What’s opening and what’s closing

Looking for a drink? You’re in luck. (📸: Lucky Sign Spirits) It’s the first of the month, and that means we’re back with our normal monthly food-and-drink updates … even though things are far from “normal” in the local dining industry right now. This month, get ready for to-go cocktails from a new neighborhood spot, […]

/ September 1, 2020


Pittsburgh food in August 2020: What’s opening and what’s closing

Tootie’s has a new home. 📸: @rossilynne Things are far from “normal” in the local dining industry right now. But we’re going to keep bringing you our monthly food and drink updates because there’s a lot changing. These days, that sadly means a lot of bar and restaurant closures. We’ve got nearly a dozen closures […]

/ August 4, 2020


Pittsburgh food in July 2020: What’s opening and what’s closing

Gaucho is back. (📸: @rossilynne) A long, long time ago (a.k.a. March), we wrote what turned out to be our last monthly food and drink guide for a while. If you’re new here (hi!), we usually publish a round-up of restaurant/bar openings and closings at the beginning of each month. Obviously, the pandemic changed all of that. […]

/ July 2, 2020


Pittsburgh food in March 2020: What’s opening and what’s closing

A new spot for healthy options Downtown. (📸: The Standard) Updated 11:24 a.m. March 2 New right now: A grab-and-go spot Downtown, a Scottish brewery, a taste of Hawaii, and a coffeeshop where the drinks are as beautiful as the setting. Here’s the complete report on what’s new in the city’s food and beverage scene (and […]

/ March 2, 2020


Pittsburgh food in February 2020: What’s opening and what’s closing

A cozy scene inside Emerson’s. 📸: Emerson’s Whew, it was a busy month in Pittsburgh’s food and drink scene. All month, we keep a running list of openings and closings for this story, and we could barely keep up. And that means you’ve got a lot of eating to do. The month kicked off with […]

/ February 2, 2020


Pittsburgh food in November 2019: What’s opening and what’s closing

Welcome to Pittsburgh, Sly Fox. (📸: @shaneculgan) Whew, it was a busy month for restaurant openings in Pittsburgh. Nearly a dozen new spots opened their doors, serving up hoagies, BBQ, smoothies, cider, and beer with a side of geekdom. Here’s the complete report on what’s new in the city’s food and beverage scene (and what […]

/ November 1, 2019