“Last year, when Huszar restaurant launched its traditional Hungarian Bacon Roast, owners Judy and Michael Torma hoped for 50 guests. They underestimated the power of bacon (and community): Some 200 folks showed, with others turned away at the door. This year, they’re adding a fire pit to last year’s battery of three, but you still […]
“One of the lasting legacies of Pittsburgh’s immigrant-driven, industrial past is its ties — sometimes generations removed, but still tenuously present — to the Old World of Central Europe. Recently, a revival of interest in old-fashioned regional cuisines has provided new opportunities to explore and strengthen this legacy through food. And so, on the North […]
“A friend who accompanied us traveled extensively in Hungary when he lived in Croatia for a few years, and he described his Bakonyi Steak ($13.95), a thin pan-seared pork cutlet with a mushroom gravy sauce served over dumplings, as “heavenly.” – Dan Gigler, Post-Gazette Read more on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“Huszar opened in December 2015. The intimate eatery has become a popular every-other-Thursday destination with the live music of the Gypsy Stringz, attracting a diverse audience of Hungarian immigrants, North Side residents and patrons from across the region.” http://triblive.com/lifestyles/fooddrink/11663822-74/menu-choice-com
European Union Certified Master Chef serving traditional and authentic cuisine Grand Re-Opening Celebration slated for Friday, December 16 Pittsburgh (December 13, 2016) – Huszar, an authentic Hungarian eatery on Pittsburgh’s Northside, is pleased to announce the hiring of executive chef Peter Gurbacs, a rising culinary talent and European Union-certified Master Chef direct from Hungary. Traditional […]
“We started with a few Karlovacko’s, a Croatian pilsner that made us nostalgic for the time we spent in Croatia a few years ago.” Read more at Discover The Burgh
A new Hungarian tavern on the North Side is holding a traditional outdoor bacon roast April 30 and serving the slabs of bacon with sourdough bread and peppers, green onions and tomatoes, along with a shot of palinka, or fruit brandy, two beers and live music for $35. As someone noted on its Facebook page, […]
Torma and her husband, Michael, own Huszar on the North Side, a former watering hole they’re transforming into a restaurant showcasing the best of Hungarian cuisine and culture. “Mom used to always say, ‘If you have two hands and two eyes and a dream, anything is possible,’ ” Torma says. Read more on Tribune-Review
Hungry for more Hungary?
So are we, which is why we're headed back to the old country for more goodies and inspiration to bring back to the 'Burgh.
While our bar will remain open during this time, the kitchen will be closed temporarily from August 11th - August 28th.
Stop in and have a drink in the mean time. We'll see you soon!