Picklesburgh is back, Smiley Cookie Milk debuts, and other iconic Pittsburgh food news


This article has more Pittsburgh food than a Giant Eagle buggy on double coupon day. Jet Jet?

Picklesburgh is back!

Picklesburgh returns to the Andy Warhol Bridge August 20-22.

Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, the organizer of the event, anticipates large crowds, so the festivities are likely to spread to Fort. Boulevard Duquesne.

Visitors can expect a range of dill products, including pickle cocktails and pickle beer, as well as live music, pickling demonstrations, a pickle juice contest and Li’l Gherkins children’s play area. Interested sellers can apply online.

Photo courtesy of Picklesburgh.

Founded in 2015, Picklesburgh was twice named the nation’s best food festival by USA Today.

“As the flagship event of Pennsylvania and the city of Pittsburgh, Picklesburgh attracts thousands of visitors from near and far and is an exceptional way to showcase all that Downtown has to offer as a destination,” said Jeremy Waldrup, president and CEO of the Downtown Pittsburgh Partnership. “After a very difficult 2020, which even saw the Heinz Pickle Balloon burst over the holidays, we couldn’t be happier to announce this good news, to re-inflate the beloved balloon and to welcome everyone again. world to “brine and dine” with us again this August!

Photo courtesy of Eat’n Park.

Eat ‘n Park and Turner Dairy launch Smiley Cookie Milk

“I think yinz should all have one,” Pittsburgh Papa says after taking a sip of Smiley Cookie Milk. “It’s damn good, don’t!”

Today, Eat’n Park and Turner Dairy introduced Smiley Cookie Milk to the masses.

Until late summer, you can buy a bottle at all Eat’n Park restaurants and by the pint and half gallon at select Giant Eagle and GetGo locations. On July 16, this delicious drink will be available wherever Turner Dairy products are sold.

Amanda Giacobbi with Eat’n Park watches Curt Wootton (aka Pittsburgh Dad) take a sip of Smiley Cookie Milk. Photo by Kristy Locklin.

“Smiley Cookie Milk tastes like dipping a Smiley Cookie in milk without the risk of crumbling,” says Amanda Giacobbi, Marketing Director for the Restaurant Division of Eat’n Park Hospitality. “We are proud to extend our 30 year partnership with Turner Dairy Farms. Now, our iconic Pittsburgh-based brands have come together once again to create smiles for Pittsburgh people of all ages. “

Craving more Smiley kindness? Eat’n Park recently teamed up with Millie’s Ice Cream on a Smiley Cookie flavor available exclusively at Kennywood Park.

Sign the Heinz Hot Dog Pact petition

Heinz is outspoken about hot dogs and buns.

The makers of weiner sell their products in packs of 10, when there are only eight buns in a bag. This puts consumers in deep trouble, as evidenced by Steve Martin’s grocery panic in 1991’s “Father of the Bride”.

The Heinz Hot Dog Pact is a call for companies to streamline their efforts and sell their products in equal quantities. If you appreciate the opportunity to speak out on this matter, sign the online petition which, at time of publication, has already collected over 5,000 electronic signatures.

Why is the Pittsburgh-based company on the grill about this ratio issue?

Because Heinz has been making “the condiment that brings food together for over 150 years”. Even international pop stars adore the iconic ketchup brand.

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