Published February 22, 2019
PITTSBURGH, PA - Cure, the popular Lawrenceville restaurant operated by award-winning chef Justin Severino, will close next month. Severino announced the impending demise on the eatery's website.
"After more than seven years, we say farewell to our first restaurant as we prepare to transform the space into a local retail space for Salty Pork Bits our online charcuterie company," he stated. "Thank you for your support and loyalty."
According to the restaurant's website, Cure was named one of the top 50 best new restaurants in 2012 by Bon Appetit magazine and one of the 25 best restaurants in Pittsburgh by Pittsburgh Magazine..
Severino is a four-time James Beard Foundation award nominee for Best Chef Mid-Atlantic and a 2014 and 2015 winner of Food & Wine The People's Best New Chef Mid-Atlantic.
Severino also operates the nearby Morcilla restaurant on Butler Street, which features Spanish-style charcuteria and traditional pintxos.