WHIRL Magazine Presents Chef’s Best Dish 2016

Whirl Magazine Chef's Best Dish

Seven days and 30 food shoots later, we reveal to you our 2016 Chef’s Best Dish spread in anticipation of our fourth annual event. Produced and written by Andrea Bosco Stehle • Photographs by Michael Fornataro • Styled by Andrea Bosco Stehle, Alyssa Otto, and Jason Solak Pan-seared Jurgielewicz Farm duck breast with roasted butternut…

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November 7, 2016

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Plate Review

Dining Out: Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar serves cornucopia of contemporary flavors

Dining Out: Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar serves cornucopia of contemporary flavors Original Post By Arthi Subramaniam / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Roasted duck with pickled blackberries and potato-and-Gruyere gratin; lamb from Jamison Farm with ratatouille and red pepper-goat cheese coulis; and a bison burger with dill pickle aioli were what piqued my interest to visit Eighty…

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September 15, 2016

Elf’s Guilty Pleasure Cocktail Spotlight

Elf's Guity Pleasure Cocktail

Elf’s Guilty Pleasure by Alan D’Angelo and Paul Markisotto, sous chef and bartender at Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar Original Post By Liz Petoniak Associate Editor of Editable Allegheny Ingredients: Rosemary Clove Cinnamon Syrup 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 2-3 large sprigs rosemary 2 whole cloves 3 cinnamon sticks Cocktail 1 cup frozen cherries…

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December 4, 2015

My Favorites for Pittsburgh Restaurant Week

Pittsburgh Restaurant Week | Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar

It’s a great week to enjoy summertime crops cooked up by Pittsburgh’s skilled chefs. By Leah Lizarondo The Brazen Kitchen, Pittsburgh Magazine If the Pittsburgh Restaurant Week Winter Edition is my oasis in the dreary cold, its summer edition is just what I need to put my favorite season of the year on the good…

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August 8, 2015

Pittsburgh’s Best Restaurants 2015

Pittsburgh's Best Restaurants 2015 | Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar

Pittsburgh Magazine’s independent Restaurant Review Panel has recommended 33 establishments for the Pittsburgh Magazine Best Restaurants list. In their review, they feature a few newcomers, including Gaucho Parrilla Argentina and Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar, and bring back stalwarts Tessaro’s and Vivo Kitchen. Pittsburgh dining during the past year has involved chefs honing in and…

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May 21, 2015

Pittsburgh Magazine Review

Diners will find well-prepared contemporary American cuisine at this Plum venue The name of Eighty Acres Kitchen and Bar — and its address, on the lonesome-sounding New Texas Road — might lead you to picture it down a winding country lane, surrounded by rolling fields or, perhaps, dappled woodland. Actually, it’s just off the Golden…

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April 21, 2015

Trib Total Media Review

Our Restaurant | Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar

Opening your own business can be a tricky, well, business. One of the hardest parts of getting chef Don Winkie’s restaurant off the ground proved to be settling on a great name. It wasn’t until his wife, and co-owner, Amy said, “Hey, how about Eighty Acres?” that something stuck. Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar in…

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January 26, 2013

Pittsburgh City Paper Review

Chef Don Winkie | Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar

Farm-to-table restaurant Eighty Acres brings food prepared with finesse to Plum. After nearly 20 years of commuting into Pittsburgh from the eastern suburbs to dine out with his wife on his days off, Don Winkie, former executive chef of The Tuscan Inn in Allison Park, decided it was time to give the area a high-quality…

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January 26, 2013