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Food and Kitchenware Stores

See also: Farmers' Markets and Kitchen Collectibles.

Pittsburgh Region

Supermarkets and Groceries

  • Community Supermarket
    An independent local supermarket chain.
  • East End Food Co-Op
    The East End Food Co-op is an organic and natural foods grocer with an award winning vegetarian cafe located at 7516 Meade Street, Pittsburgh.
  • Foodland Supermarkets
    One of the major supermarket chains in southwestern Pennsylvania.
  • Giant Eagle Supermarkets
    A major supermarket chain headquartered in Pittsburgh.
    • Giant Eagle Market District
      Upscale versions of Giant Eagle in Shadyside, South Hills Village Square (Bethel Park), Robinson, and Wexford.
  • Kuhn's Market
    An independent local supermarket chain.
  • McGinnis Sisters
    A good source for fresh produce in the Pittsburgh area.
  • Pittsburgh Public Market
    A new indoor, year-round public market in the Strip District located in the historic Produce Terminal Building, operated by Neighbors in the Strip.
  • Shop n Save Supermarkets
    A major supermarket chain in southwestern Pennsylvania.
  • Strip District: Neighbors in the Strip
    This is the official website for Pittsburgh's Strip District, a wholesale district just north of Downtown Pittsburgh, filled with produce, fish, meat, and ethnic food stores and restaurants. This is one of Pittsburgh's best features.
  • Trader Joe's
    This upscale discount grocer from California has locations in East Liberty and Mt. Lebanon. Unfortunately you won't find Two Buck Chuck in the Pittsburgh stores.
  • Whole Foods
    A natural/organic supermarket, headquartered in Austin, TX, with a store in East Liberty.

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Specialty Food Stores

  • Bethel Bakery
    A Bethel Park bakery that lets you submit an order for pickup online. Unfortunately they do not ship.
  • Bubba's Nut Rolls
    a small, family-owned business in New Alexandria (east of Pittsburgh) that specializes in homemade nut, apricot, poppyseed, and pumpkin rolls, collectively referred to as BubbaRolls.
  • Crested Duck Charcuterie
    An artisanal meat market in Beechview and in the Pittsburgh Public Market in the Strip District.
  • DeLallo's
    What Pittsburgher isn't familiar with DeLallo Italian products in the grocery store? This Italian food wholesaler and retailer (with a store in Jeanette) now has an online store where you can purchase gift baskets and kitchenware (perhaps you need a cavatelli maker?).
  • Farmers' Market Cooperative of East Liberty
    The Farmers' Market Cooperative of East Liberty is a permanent, indoor farmers' market open every Saturday year-round, from 5 am to 12 noon.
  • Enrico Biscotti Company
    If you walk through the Strip District on a Saturday morning, you will undoubtedly smell their wares. This was the source for the Pittsburgh movie "The Bread My Sweet".
  • Isaly's
    Here's a real landmark fixture in Western Pennsylvania. Maker of ice cream (the originator of the Klondike bar) and chipped chopped ham.
  • Moio's
    An Italian pastry shop in Monroeville (of all places). Their carrot cake and cheesecake are hard to beat. And their pastries! Cannoli, Pasticciotti, Sfogliatelle, Almond Macaroon Tart... Pick up some pignoli cookies for your wedding.
  • Nema Halal
    NEMA Food company is located in McKeesport, southeast of Pittsburgh, and provides halal (ritually slaughtered) meats for the Muslim community. They offer luncheon meats as well as fresh meat and poultry.
  • Parma Sausage
    Located in the Strip District and in operation since 1954, Parma Sausage offers fresh sausages, cooked sausages, and dry-cured sausages, Prosciutto, Pancetta, all made according to family recipes handed down through generations.
  • Pennsylvania Macaroni Company (Penn Mac)
    If you're down in the Strip District (Pittsburgh's wholesale produce area) make sure you stop here for a great selection of cheeses, bread from the Breadworks and Italian food products.
  • Penzeys Spices
    This catalog order store from Brookfield, Wisconsin, has a location in Pittsburgh on Penn Avenue in the Strip District. This is the place to go for that hard-to-find spice (Spanish smoked paprika and wonderful Vietnamese cinnamon) and real (not artificial) extracts (almond, orange, lemon, and vanilla).
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Unique Pittsburgh bakeries flourish with special dessert treats
    China Millman lists her favorite bakeries in this January 06, 2011 article.
  • Priory Fine Pastries
    Located in the Northside building where Clark Candy Company started, Priory Fine Pastries offers Neujahrspretzel for New Year's, Paczkis and King Cakes for Mardi Gras, as well as cupcakes, cakes, pies, cookies, breads and pastries.
  • Sarris Candies
    A Canonsburg, PA landmark, Sarris Chocolate Factory and Ice Cream also has an online store for their famous chocolates. You could send chocolate-covered pretzels to friends and relatives for Christmas!
  • Silver Star Meats
    A McKees Rocks manufacturer of hot dogs, sausages, and other pork products.
  • Stamoolis Brothers
    A Greek food store in the Strip District. I think you can even get Ouzon there.
  • Wholey's Fish Market
    The Strip District landmark in fresh fish has set up store on the web with Yahoo! Now you can order your fish online and, because you'd really rather go to the Strip to pick it up, you can do just that (and save between $15 and $45 on shipping).
  • Wild Purveyors
    Specializing in seasonal, locally sourced raw and specialty food products which include foraged mushrooms and other wild edibles, sustainably farmed natural produce, humanely raised natural meats and poultry, sustainably farmed fresh water fish, as well as farmstead and artisan cheeses.
 

Kitchenware Stores

  • All-Clad
    A manufacturer of top-of-the-line professional cookware, located in Canonsburg, south of Pittsburgh.
  • Annex Cookery
    Formerly located in Shadyside from 1975 to 1998, Annex Cookery is now located on East Eighth Avenue (the main street) in Homestead. Read more about it in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  • Crate (Kitchenware Store and Cooking School)
    Crate is a cooking school and houseware store located in the South Hills (Greentree) of Pittsburgh.
  • Le Gourmet Chef
    A New Jersey chain of kitchenware stores with a location at the Grove City Outlets.
  • In the Kitchen
    In the Kitchen is an independently owned kitchen store carrying a variety of cookware, bakeware, appliances, gadgets and unique one of a kind kitchen accessories. Located in Pittsburgh's Strip District.
  • Sur La Table
    A kitchenware, tableware and specialty food site headquartered Seattle with a store in Pittsburgh at the South Side Works.
  • Williams-Sonoma
    A kitchenware, tableware store headquartered in San Francisco with stores in Ross Park Mall (North Hills) and in Pittsburgh on Walnut Street in Shadyside.
 

Pennsylvania

  • Fantes
    Fante's is a family owned and operated retail kitchenware business, located in the heart of Philadelphia's historic Italian Market since 1906. It has an online store and offers many specialty kitchenware items from Italy, such as Cavatelli Maker, Chitarra, attachments for pasta makers, etc. Some of the gadgets have links to YouTube so you can see how to use them.
 

Nearby States

  • Homer Laughlin China Company Factory Outlet (Fiesta Ware)
    Located in Newell, West Virginia, due west from Pittsburgh just across the Pennsylvania border on the Ohio River, the Homer Laughlin China Company is the manufacturer of that colorful sturdy Fiesta dishware. You can get tremendous deals at their outlet store, especially on their sale days.
  • Lehman's
    Located 118 miles from Pittsburgh in Kidron, Ohio (near Canton), Lehman's is a hardware store that originally served the surrounding Amish community but eventually went into catalog sales and then to an online store. Read more about it in this October 14, 2009 article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. It includes kitchenware.
 

United States

  • Cooking.com
    Great selection of bakeware, cookware, small appliances and more.
  • Grow Organic Homsteading Supplies
    In case you are looking for a crock to make your own sauerkraut in.
  • Lodge Cast Iron
    Founded in 1896 in a tiny town (South Pittsburg TN) along the banks of the Tennessee River, Lodge is not only the sole domestic cast iron cookware foundry; it is America's oldest family-owned cookware manufacturer. You can buy a wide range of their products online.
  • Hard-to-Find Food Products Check here for products that your grew up, that are regional, or that are not manufactured by large conglomerates and thus might not make it to your supermarket's shelves.
    • My Brands Inc. (for hard-to-find favorites)
      Maypo, Wheatena, and B & M Brown Bread
    • Hometown Favorites
      Specializing in regional candy bars like cup-o-gold, big hunk, look, abba-zabba, u-no.