Food and Drink, Ice Cream

Coming soon: Rye bar, ice cream stand, coffee and brewed cocktails

Follow these Instagram accounts for a sneak peek of some of the new spots opening in Pittsburgh this spring

Here are six new businesses that will be opening in Pittsburgh this spring. Follow them on social media to see their progress.

Know of another business that will be opening soon? Please share! Reply to this email or tag us on Instagram @verylocalpgh.


Bitter End Rye Bar // Etna

Follow @BitterEndEtna on Twitter for updates

What we know: Based on their most recent Twitter post, Bitter End Rye Bar is still building out the interior.


Rear End Gastropub & Garage // Etna

Follow @RearEndEtna on Twitter for updates

What we know: It looks like there will be space for outdoor seating.


The Black Canary (coffee & ice cream) // Springdale

Follow @theblackcanarycoffee on Instagram for updates

What we know: The Black Canary is set up for you to get some work done; check out the outlets in the table. And, they will have outdoor seating.


Swissvale Dari Delite // Swissvale

Follow Swissvale Dairy Delite on Facebook for updates

What we know: New owners are bringing ice cream back to Swissvale. The Dari Delight building has been vacant for years and work is underway to reopen the shop by the summer.

If you are looking for an excuse to explore Swissvale, check out our video on this hidden record shop in the neighborhood.


Goodlander Cocktail Brewery // Larimer

Follow @Goodlandercraftcocktails on Instagram for updates

What we know: Goodlander is the latest project from cocktail expert Wes Shonk. (Wes wrote our guide to Pittsburgh vodkas and our guide to egg nog last year.) Goodlander is setting up shop on Hamilton Avenue in Larimer. Near KLVN coffee and East End Brewing. Check out their crowdfunding video to learn more (plus, they’ve already met their funding goal).


Still Mill Distilling // Swissvale

Follow @still_mill_distillery on Instagram for updates 

What we know: We spotted the signage for this new distillery on a recent visit to H-Lane Coffee and Dry Goods. Keep an eye out for this micro-batch distillery to open this spring.


Some news from a few of our favorite spots

Pittsburgh Sandwich Society will be parking in Millvale

According to their Instagram account, Pittsburgh Sandwich Society will be opening a storefront in Millvale. (If you haven’t tried Pittsburgh Sandwich Society yet, check out our video to learn more about what they have been serving up from their truck.)