New Soups, Appetizers, and Entrees Added to Popular Menu EU-Certified Master Pastry Chef to Prepare Classic Austro-Hungarian Desserts Now Open Seven Days a Week with Expanded Hours to Meet Consumer Demand Traditional Bacon Roast Slated for Saturday, May 19 Huszar, Pittsburgh’s authentic Hungarian restaurant, is pleased to announce the addition of two new chefs direct […]
“Current executive chef Peter Gurbacs, originally from western Hungary, will continue to lead the kitchen, while new chefs Karoly Schmidt (a native of Budapest) will take over the pastry program, and Miskolc native Geza Amrbus will become the restaurant’s sous chef. Gurbacs, Schmidt and Ambrus have been granted cultural exchange visas, which allow them to […]
“Judy Torma’s father was active in the anti-communist Hungarian Uprising of 1956. As refugees, her parents escaped first to Austria and eventually resettled in Pittsburgh; her mother didn’t know it at the time, but she was pregnant with Judy when they fled by dump truck and through the woods. Torma’s mother worked as head chef […]
“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, […]
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Celebrate St. Stephen's Day with Huszar and the Hungarian Room Committee of Pitt's Nationality Rooms! Two seatings at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m with a terrific prix fixe menu including salad, bread, choice of chicken paprikas or stewed beef, plus dessert! Guests will enjoy the wonderful live violin playing of maestro George Batyi! Tickets are $30. Space is limited and reservations are required. Please fill out this form. It has all the details!
Also note, Huszar is closed until August 18th.