BBQ in Pittsburgh

With so many new places and old favorites, you can find a wide range of next-level places for delicious BBQ in Pittsburgh.

Showcase BBQHomewood

A truly bare-bones spot with a penchant for fiery everything, from the flaming fonts on their website to the truly hot sauce that they slather on like gravy.

YinzBurgh BBQ, Shadyside

This little takeout joint is nestled in that auto-dealership-centric corridor between Oakland, Bloomfield and Shadyside.

Wilson’s Bar-B-QNorth Side

This place always looks closed (or abandoned), but it’s actually the granddaddy of Pittsburgh barbecue joints and the gold standard by which the rest must be judged. Nothing fancy, just chicken, ribs and sauce, with a bit of white bread to sop it up.

Dishing it up at Smoke BBQ Taqueria. Photo by Brian Cohen.

Smoke Barbecue & Tacqueria, Lawrenceville

Putting barbecued meats into tacos is not only acceptable — it kind of makes one wonder why we do it any other way. All the meats at this Texas-style barbecue spot have a pedigree —

The Dream BBQHomewood

You’ll smell this place long before you see it. The aromas of cooking meats pervading the street outside, rising from an array of metal drum-style smokers. The ribs are the perfect balance of crispy and juicy, and quite substantial. Get the honey mustard and a serving of sugary yams on the side.

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18-year-old man shot while walking to his car in Pittsburgh’s Spring Hill-City View neighborhood

Police searching for the person responsible

Pittsburgh police are investigating after an 18-year-old man was shot while walking to his car in Pittsburgh’s Spring Hill-City View neighborhood.

The shooting happened at about 11:10 p.m. Tuesday on the 2100 block of Rhine Street

Source: 18-year-old man shot while walking to his car in Pittsburgh’s Spring Hill-City View neighborhood

Shots fired at car at South Side intersection | WPXI

PITTSBURGH – Shots were fired at a car with two people inside early Wednesday morning at an intersection in Pittsburgh’s South Side, police said.

The car was at 21st and Jane streets when another vehicle pulled up and the shots were fired, striking the car, according to investigators.

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Police said the two people who were in the car were not injured.

Source: Shots fired at car at South Side intersection | WPXI

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Pitt student hit by Port Authority bus in Oakland | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A University of Pittsburgh student was injured Monday morning when she was struck by a Port Authority bus in Oakland.

A Port Authority official said the accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. in the bus lane at Fifth Avenue and University Place.

“The student was taken to UPMC Presbyterian,” said Jim Ritchie, a Port Authority spokesman.

Source: Pitt student hit by Port Authority bus in Oakland | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Home destroyed by fire in Pittsburgh’s Hill District

Firefighters are on the scene of an apparent house fire in Pittsburgh’s Hill District.

According to investigators, the fire spread to all three stories of the home, and the home is now uninhabitable.

The cause of this fire has not yet been determined.


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Source: Home destroyed by fire in Pittsburgh’s Hill District