As the holidays approach, so might a corresponding sense of dread — at the thought of entertaining.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading Prepared meals are catching on for special occasions
Pittsburgh has been recognized as a top city for discerning foodies, but there is also a robust adult beverage industry. In addition to microbreweries, wineries, and distilleries, there’s a growing niche for hard cider and mead. These local ciders, some still, others carbonated, tend to be less sweet than commercial ciders; and the…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2017
Years ago, the Sunday roast inevitably came from the neighborhood butcher. The relationship between the homemaker and butcher was once so significant, that the television series “The Brady Bunch” included “Sam the Butcher,” who was both meat purveyor and love interest for housekeeper Alice. This was before mega-​grocery stores and warehouse clubs with…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading Butcher shops thrive with new demand and specialty offerings
With the gaslights along the brick-​paved Allegheny River Boulevard, the small, independent shops and the 1889 Carnegie Library, visiting Oakmont can feel like a welcome trip back in time.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading Discovering the borough’s “mini-​Clayton” and more
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