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All Things Considered host Larkin Page-Jacobs reports and produces On the House."On the House" is a new feature airing every other week on Tuesdays during Morning Edition and All Things Considered. OTH is hosted by Larkin Page-Jacobs and focuses on the restaurant and food and beverage industry.Each feature answers a question such as "How does land-locked Pittsburgh get fresh ocean fish?" or delves into deeper issues including paying cooks a living wage, and food sourcing.Subscribe to the podcast! Have a suggestion? Email Larkin.

On The House: A Pivotal Pittsburgh Restaurant Prepares to Close

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Larkin Page-Jacobs
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Located in Pittsburgh's Garfield neighborhood, Salt of the Earth is expected to close its doors on Aug. 1.

 

Salt of the Earth opened in Pittsburgh’s Garfield neighborhood in 2010, and it was unlike any restaurant the city had seen before. The menu was adventurous and ever-changing, the minimalist design was warm and the high-end food belied its location in one of the city’s poorer communities. Recently the architect-owners announced Salt would close Aug. 1 so they could focus solely on their architectural practice. 

In this segment of On The House, a look at how Salt helped shift the industry in Pittsburgh, as it closes its doors.