Dine-In Hours: Mon-Sat 4:30-10pm, bar until 11
208 N. Craig St. Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Category: Writ with love

April 14th, 2022: The Legume Archives

We’ve just added selected archives from fourteen years of “Notes From the Kitchen.” It was an emotional process reading through these years of writings. There is certainly a lot of cringe-worthy material in there. I often found myself asking “did I...

The New Old Burger

This month George and I are experimenting with grinding our own beef in house again like the old days. I don’t get the sense that our burgers we’ve been making the past two years are as well received as they once were, though it might not even matter that much. We are...
Butterjoint is back

Butterjoint is back

We are very excited to announce that Butterjoint is back to being open six days a week! Our hours are Monday through Saturday, 4:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., (kitchen closes at 10). We are looking forward to a more familiar schedule as we settle into the cozy season. In...

Ready to cook and bake wonderful things

We are back to work this week, ready to cook and bake wonderful things. I can’t speak for the whole staff, but I can speak for Sarah and I and say that it was nice having a week off from work to just stop and think about things other than this restaurant, even though...

Twas the Week Before Christmas in A Pandemic

This week was the first week in a long time in which we had the time and space to cook fun stuff. For most of the past nine months we’ve been operating the kitchen in survival mode. Sure, we’ve done some new things here and there, and most of it’s been inspired (I’d...

April 21st, 2020: Week Five Pickup & Delivery

Pickup & Delivery Instructions: Please remember to be mindful when choosing pickup or delivery as you’re checking out on Square. The first few weeks, we made deliveries even when the “pickup” option was chosen. Now that we’re actually offering pickup as an option,...

March 24, 2020: Online Store Opens

What a week it has been!  There are a lot of unknowns right now for everyone reading this. One thing I am sure of for myself is that in the past ten days our staff has been reduced from fifty four employees to two (Sarah and I), and that we currently have a walk-in...