Father's Day

Essential Pittsburgh
4:39 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

My Father's Shoes

Raymond Vennare reads from his book My Father's Shoes in the WESA studio.
Credit Cally Jamis Vennare

Raymond Vennare has had a successful career as an businessman and entrepreneur. His latest accomplishment is that of author with the publication of his book of essays My Father's Shoes: Life Stories and Other Memories.

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Essential Pittsburgh
10:49 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Kitchen Conversations with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Food Section and Joey Fatone

Special cooking guest, Joey Fatone does some grilling with Post Gazette food writer Gretchen McKay
Haldan Kirsch 90.5 WESA

We recently teamed up with food writer, Gretchen McKay, dining critic Melissa McCart and food editor Bob Batz Jr., the folks behind the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Food Section and PG Plate for a discussion on outdoor cooking trends.

And just in time for Father's Day, pop music singer, dancer, father and cooking show host, Joey Fatone was recently in town for the Pittsburgh CLO production of 42nd Street. So Gretchen made him a classic Pittsburgh dish with a twist in the Post-Gazette Outdoor Test Kitchen.