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Richard DeShantz is the Chef/Owner of Meat & Potatoes, Butcher and the Rye and täkō in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District neighborhood.

As a proud Pittsburgh native, Chef DeShantz has worked to elevate the culinary landscape of his hometown by creating three distinctive restaurants, including: Meat & Potatoes, a seasonally inspired gastropub named by Food & Wine as Best Gastropub in the U.S. in 2014; Butcher and the Rye, a two-time James Beard nominated restaurant and bar highlighting rustic American fare; and täkō, a street-fusion taqueria featuring 350+ tequilas and mezcals.

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MEAT & POTATOES CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS

Meat & Potatoes is celebrating its fifth year anniversary with interior renovations and a change in hours of operation. The new hours will reflect a discontinuation of lunch service, and the l...

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