Capital Cuisine

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[note] The Capital Grille invited us to try their new small plates meals - here is a run down of the visit.  What places downtown or elsewhere do you think offer a quick, tasty lunch? [/note] One of the city’s tastiest (and more expensive) restaurants is making life easier for The Burgh’s lunch crowd. The Capital Grille, which is located on 5th Avenue downtown, just added new seasonal fare to its “small plates” menu. Launched in October last year, the small plates give diners the … [Read more...]

Eat Like a Southerner at Yinzburgh BBQ

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Pittsburgh is a city of many things, bridges, French Fries on everything, some of the friendliest people in America, and now with the recent addition of YinzBurgh BBQ, Pittsburgh is the home of an authentic Southern Barbeque. Located right on Baum Boulevard in Bloomfield, YinzBurgh is owned and operated by Richard Coursey, a native of Southern Georgia. Richard came to Pittsburgh originally as an engineer and decided to open his own restaurant and says he is as happy as he’s ever … [Read more...]

A California Girl Finds Tacos in Pittsburgh

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[note] Say hello to Sarah!  She has just moved to Pittsburgh from the west coast and will be blogging about discovering Pittsburgh[/note] A recent misfortune that resulted in my getting lost for an hour around the West End Bridge led to a happy mistake: finding the California Taco Shop in Overbrook. This place has been on my mind since I moved out here about two months ago from San Diego and it did not disappoint. And since I was the only person in the joint, I chatted with the owner, … [Read more...]