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Good Food Pittsburgh Radio
50 minutes | Apr 24, 2020
49: Doing Our Best
This week we... much like you... are just doing our best! In between conversations of cleaning projects and the Statue of Liberty (as well as hearing a painting falling off the wall -LIVE -on recording), Madeline and Emily discuss the latest in food news, good & bad takeout experiences, and our favorite magazines. As always, the best place to find the latest in Pittsburgh food news is our site, GoodFoodPittsburgh.com Here is the link to get some Briney Mary Bloody Mary Mix: https://www.pittsburghpickle.com/product/briney-mary-6-pack/ Be sure to rate/subscribe. Thank you for listening, yinz!
66 minutes | Apr 10, 2020
48: Ask Us Anything
Emily and Madeline begin the episode by addressing the elephant in the room, lol. But never fear, Madeline has a nice list of "quarantine hacks" and unique hobbies to share with everyone. Speaking of which, here is that Getting Started in Astronomy Ebook she promised: https://skyandtelescope.org/wp-content/uploads/GettingStartedNorth.pdf After some swerves and detours, they work their way back to Pittsburgh foods (eventually). Here are some of the articles mentioned: Pittsburgh Restaurants Currently Offering Takeout and Delivery Options (Updating) https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/takeoutpgh-pittsburgh-restaurants-currently-offering-takeout-and-delivery-options-updating/ Why Now, More Than Ever, It’s Important to Buy Local Chocolate This Easter https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/why-now-more-than-ever-its-important-to-buy-local-chocolate-this-easter/ 15 Places Serving the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches in Pittsburgh https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/15-places-serving-the-best-grilled-cheese-sandwiches-in-pittsburgh/ The 11 Best Food Road Trips You Can Take from Pittsburgh https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/the-11-best-food-road-trips-you-can-take-from-pittsburgh/ Enrico Biscotti Teaching Step-By-Step Easter Bread Lesson Online https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/enrico-biscotti-teaching-step-by-step-easter-bread-lesson-online/ Here is the link to get some Briney Mary Bloody Mary Mix: https://www.pittsburghpickle.com/product/briney-mary-6-pack/ Be sure to rate/subscribe. Thank you for listening, yinz!
33 minutes | Mar 27, 2020
47: kickin' it like a teenager
Emily and Madeline are back again with another... very unique... episode of Good Food Pittsburgh Radio! As you could probably guess, we discuss the seismic shifts in the restaurant industry since we last recorded (hello, all restaurants in the state closed for dine-in service), and what this could mean moving forward. We also shout out a few resources we've published on the take. Here are the links: Pittsburgh Restaurants Currently Offering Takeout and Delivery Options (Updating) https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/takeoutpgh-pittsburgh-restaurants-currently-offering-takeout-and-delivery-options-updating/ Hidden Harbor Now Offering Tiki Cocktails To-Go https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/hidden-harbor-now-offering-tiki-cocktails-to-go/ Wigle Whiskey Hosting Drive-Thru ‘Burger & A Bottle’ Event https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/wigle-whiskey-hosting-drive-thru-burger-a-bottle-event-tonight/ Oakland Restaurant Offering a 50% Discount for All Medical Personnel https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/this-oakland-restaurant-is-offering-a-50-discount-for-all-medical-personnel/ Eat'n Park Restaurants Now Offering Delivery https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/eat-n-park-restaurants-now-offering-delivery/ Pittsburgh Businesses Offering Make-Your-Own Food and Drink Kits https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/pittsburgh-businesses-offering-make-your-own-food-and-drink-kits/ The Best Food T.V. Shows to Binge (and where to stream them online) https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/the-best-food-cooking-tv-shows-to-binge-and-where-to-stream-them-online-netflix-hulu/ We finish by sharing what's keeping us sane, and wishing everyone a safe (and sane!) upcoming weeks. As always, we'd love to hear your input, so write, DM, tweet, carrier pigeon @goodfoodpgh Thank you!
40 minutes | Mar 13, 2020
46: Restaurant Openings: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Welcome back to another episode! As per usual, we start discussing an assortment of topics that have nothing to do with food in Pittsburgh. This includes, but is not limtied to: - That 'first sip feeling' at Starbucks - Salada tea - Sunbelt Bakery Granola Bars -Phar-Mor We then dive into this article: The American restaurant is on life support https://thecounter.org/why-restaurants-are-closing-nyc-los-angeles/ Before finishing with upcoming openings and the best things we ate this week! Thank you to Isaly's and The BeerHive for supporting this episode!
44 minutes | Feb 28, 2020
45: Lent Eating in Pittsburgh
Madeline and Emily are back at it again and talking about... what else?!... Lent season in Pittsburgh... meaning plenty of Fish Fries and Paczki. Articles mentioned: 14 Pittsburgh Fish Fries You Must Try This Year - https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/14-pittsburgh-fish-fries-you-must-try-this-year/ How to Take the Ultimate Pittsburgh Fish Fry Road Trip - https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/the-ultimate-pittsburgh-fish-fry-road-trip/ Jessa's article from making paczki at 2:00 A.M. at Party Cake Shop https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/this-tiny-brookline-bakery-sells-thousands-of-paczki-every-year/ Don't forget to tweet us your favorite Fish Fry, @goodfoodpgh .... And don't fret! Here are the links for the other VERY important pieces of food news discussed: The Most Upsetting McDonald’s Candle Scents - https://www.eater.com/2020/2/20/21145899/mcdonalds-quarter-pounder-candle-scents-ranked The Cheesecake Factory Is Making Actual Cheesecake Ice Cream - https://www.buzzfeed.com/caseyrackham/the-cheesecake-factory-cheesecake-ice-cream Be sure to rate/review/subscribe. Thanks yinz!
35 minutes | Feb 14, 2020
44: The Best Fast-Food Breakfast Sandwiches
Today we are talking about a topic near and dear to Madeline's heart... fast food breakfast! But before we dive into it, we skim over two important issue: how cellphones are productivity poison, and why it's so hard to get good grades in college when your heart is broken... Yep, you never know what you're going to get on Good Food Pittsburgh Radio! First talking point is this recent article on new food trucks that emily wrote: https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/13-new-food-trucks-to-find-in-pittsburgh/ Then, fast food breakfast! What's your favorite item? We finish by discussing presidential candidate eating habits and the media scrutiny surrounding them. (ie: Pete Buttigieg eating a cinnamon roll like a chicken wing) https://nypost.com/2019/11/08/pete-buttigieg-raises-eyebrows-for-eating-cinnamon-roll-like-chicken-wings/ For the best thing we ate this week, Emily made this soup: https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/chicken-rice-soup And this is the podcasting panel we are speaking at on 2/25: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-pulse-on-podcasts-hosted-by-missfits-carney-tickets-91054214607 Thanks for listening! Please rate/review/subscribe and follow @goodfoodpgh on all social media!
44 minutes | Jan 31, 2020
43: Rapid-Fire Food Questions
This week we're talking food questions from our listeners...which they so kindly sent to us through Instagram DMs! Articles where you can get more answers.... The 21 Best Diners in Pittsburgh: https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/21-of-the-best-diners-in-pittsburgh/ Pittsburgh’s 17 Essential Cocktail Bars: https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/pittsburghs-17-essential-cocktail-bars/ The Best Breakfast Spots in Pittsburgh: https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/you-ask-we-answer-the-best-breakfast-spots-in-pittsburgh/ How To Take The Ultimate Pittsburgh French Fry Road Trip French Fry Road Trip: https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/how-to-take-the-ultimate-pittsburgh-french-fry-road-trip/ Your Guide to the Best Ramen In Pittsburgh: https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/your-guide-to-the-best-ramen-in-pittsburgh/ Fun and Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Pittsburgh (2020): https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/16-fun-and-kid-friendly-restaurants-in-pittsburgh/ Then we end with the best things we ate this week. Thank you for much for listening! Please rate/review/subscribe and follow us on social media. We appreciate it more than you know!
43 minutes | Jan 24, 2020
42: The Pittsburgh Road Trip Spectacular
Somewhat unintentionally, Emily & Madeline spend a lot of this episode discussing micro road trips around Pittsburgh.... aka road trips that might be too short to be considered an actual road trip (depending on who you ask!) The episode starts of with two HUGE pieces of Pittsburgh food news. We then move into Madeline's adventure in Greensburg (to see The Westmoreland Museum of American Art for the 107th Annual Exhibition Associated Artists of Pittsburgh... which is still on display until 1/26/20, so don't dally to go see it!) Food hot spots in the area include: The White Rabbit Cafe and Patisserie, Bubbas, All Saints Brewing Company, Lumpy's Country Deli & Bakery, and Seton Hill (?) Have more Greensburg suggestions? Tweet us @goodfoodPGH. We finish by mentioning this article: Your Guide to Cooking Classes in Pittsburgh https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/your-guide-cooking-classes-in-pittsburgh/ And the best things we ate this week! Be sure to rate/review/subscribe, and follow us on all social media, @goodfoodpgh! This episode is sponsored by Cenacolo Restaurant. Tucked away in North Huntingdon, Cenacolo offers exceptional Italian Dining only 30 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh.
40 minutes | Jan 17, 2020
41: Date Night in Pittsburgh
They're back... and love is in the air! In this week's episode, Madeline and Emily go over the oldie - but goldie!- article, The Perfect Pittsburgh Date Night for Every Budget: https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/the-perfect-pittsburgh-date-night-for-every-budget/ They also mention this article, 6 Brewery and Distillery Tours to Take in Pittsburgh: https://goodfoodpittsburgh.com/6-brewery-distillery-tours-to-take-in-pittsburgh/ Then they discuss delicious (and romantic?) spots to grab dessert and a drink. Madeline gives a shout out to Hello Neighbor's Valentine’s Day Cookie Table: https://www.helloneighbor.io/valentine-s-day-new-neighbor-cookie-table-is-live They then do their new "Surprise News Segment" and finish up the best things they ate this week. Other talking points include: Dry January, Iranian Pistachios, Emily & Madeline's New Matchmaking Service... and dating apps. LOTS o dating app talk! Follow Good Food Pittsburgh on Social: @goodfoodpgh
48 minutes | Dec 27, 2019
40: The Last Podcast of the Decade
We're back with our year-end roundup! In this episode, Madeline and Emily chat about the best restaurants to open in Pittsburgh in 2019... and what we're most looking forward to in Pittsburgh's dining scene in 2020.
49 minutes | Aug 29, 2019
39: The Pittsburgh Fall Dining Guide
In this episode, Emily and Madeline discuss all of the restaurant openings we're looking forward to this Fall, plus all of the special events, dishes and flavors that mean that autumn is coming. We also discuss "hipster diner" culture, some of the best food pop-ups of the year, and the very best things that we ate this week (and there were quite a few!).
46 minutes | Aug 12, 2019
38: The Hottest Restaurants in Pittsburgh Right Now
In this episode of Good Food Pittsburgh Radio, Emily and Madeline talk about their favorite thing - where to eat in Pittsburgh! We chat 24-hour foodie trips to the most-talked about restaurants in town. Then, we head out of town to talk about the other thing we love - where to eat in other cities!
48 minutes | Jul 17, 2019
37: We're Back, Baby!
Good Food Pittsburgh Radio is back from our hiatus! In today's episode, we talk about new Pittsburgh restaurant openings, summer cocktails, cash-saving tips for dining out, and more.
48 minutes | Apr 5, 2019
36: The Good Food Guide to Chain Restaurants
Love chain restaurants? Hate chain restaurants? We’re talking about them all – your Texas Roadhouses, your Cheesecake Factories, your Pizza Huts, and Melting Pots – and about the impact they have on small restaurants and our overall dining experience. Then we chat about West Virginia’s new, relaxed cottage food law regulations, and how food businesses can now work outside of a commercial kitchen. Finally, we have some big Brunchburgh news….
48 minutes | Mar 5, 2019
35: Why Are So Many Restaurants Closing in Pittsburgh?
In this episode, Emily and Madeline break down the Pittsburgh semifinalist nominees for the James Beard Awards, and discuss the latest wave of Pittsburgh restaurant closings. Are more restaurants closing now than before, or does it just seem that way? We also do a rapid-fire You Ask, We Answer session, and share the best things we ate this week.
58 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
34: Looking Ahead
On the pod today, Emily and Madeline talk about what's ahead in the Pittsburgh food world in 2019 (and what restaurants we can't wait to open!), plus our food resolutions, how to have the best Valentine's Day ever, and we take a deep dive into why Madeline is so upset about the Waterworks and Fox Chapel Plaza. Plus, we share some BIG news.... a brand-new chocolate collaboration with a519 Chocolate!
46 minutes | Dec 18, 2018
33: Our Year-End Roundup
It's been quite a year in Pittsburgh! More than 80 new restaurants have opened... and sadly, some have closed. We chat about our favorites, and what we're looking forward to in 2019. Plus, a hot chocolate road trip, and a no-fail guide to tipping.
57 minutes | Dec 5, 2018
32: Holidays in Pittsburgh: The Best Things To Do
It's the holiday season in Pittsburgh, and Emily and Madeline are chatting about all of the best things to do in the city, from ice-skating downtown to local shopping at holiday markets. Plus, we discuss an article in Thrillist from a restaurant critic that fears he closed a small-town burger joint by naming it the best burger in America. What responsibility do we as food writers have to the restaurants we cover? It's an interesting topic. Finally, we share some of the newest restaurants to open in Pittsburgh in the last couple of weeks, including a BBQ takeout spot in the Strip District, and the newest Mad Mex location.
50 minutes | Nov 21, 2018
31: There’s A Lot to be Thankful For This Year
In this episode, Madeline shares a close encounter with a Pittsburgh celebrity, we talk about what we're most thankful for this Thanksgiving season, and Emily and Madeline challenge each other to make a special dish for the holiday.
45 minutes | Nov 2, 2018
30: Is It The Holidays Already?
In this episode of Good Food Pittsburgh Radio, Emily and Madeline share some of the best (Pittsburgh!) gifts that you can give this holiday season. We also share an update on Miracle Bar’s 2018 season, and Madeline takes a road trip to Irwin.
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