How to Make Your Favorite Pittsburgh Foods at Home

Are you looking to spice up your meal plan? Are you craving an authentic Pittsburgh delicacy you and your family can whip up together? Expand your culinary skills and satisfy your taste buds this summer with the following easy-to-make Pittsburgh-inspired favorites.

Fried zucchini

Most Italian restaurants in our city have fried zucchini on their menus. Why? Because it is delicious and celebrates the summer’s bounty! Try this version at home, and don’t forget a side of marinara for dipping.

Chipped ham

Chipped ham transforms a boring ham sandwich into a savory meal everyone in your family is sure to devour thanks to a tangy barbecue sauce. Whether you choose it for lunch or dinner, this recipe will satisfy everyone at your table.

Pittsburgh sandwich

What do you get when you combine generous portions of turkey, beef or salami, crisp coleslaw, thick fries and flavorful seasoning between two slices of fresh Italian bread? An amazing sandwich, that’s what. Check out this recipe for a sandwich sure to baffle your senses.

Pittsburgh salad

Fries make every meal better. That’s why the Pittsburgh salad should be included in your summer menu. Toss some greens, shredded cheese, cucumbers and a couple tomatoes with your choice of protein, chicken or steak, and add a topping of fries. You’ll create an unforgettable dish your family will request repeatedly.

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Savor Pittsburgh Event: Taste the Best Dishes in the Area

Savor Pittsburgh event

The Savor Pittsburgh event is right around the corner. Held on Thursday, September 28 at the Petersen Events Center, you can sample some of the best cuisine in the Pittsburgh area. Serving top-notch foods, chefs from around the region will ultimately compete for the prestigious “Dish of the Year” title.

Currently in its 12th year, the Savor Pittsburgh event is designed as a fundraiser for the Magee-Womens Research Institute. Promoting women’s and infant’s health, the Magee-Womens Research Institute studies cancer prevention, fertility treatment, and women’s health. Tickets for general admission (6:30pm to 10:00pm) are just $75, while the VIP tickets (including the reception at 6:00pm) cost $150, according to the official website.

Savor Pittsburgh is a 21+ event, so be sure to bring your ID. You should also wear cocktail casual attire, and, if you plan on drinking, secure a safe ride home before the event. Special guests include No Bad Juju, featuring Chris Jamison from The Voice.

There will be more than 20 restaurants from the Pittsburgh area in attendance, as well as a silent auction and raffle items. This is one event you simply don’t want to miss. Here at Shults Ford Lincoln Wexford, we can’t wait for Savor Pittsburgh.