Next week forget about cooking and cleaning up your kitchen, and make a reservation somewhere for Pittsburgh Restaurant Week! From January 16-22, participating Pittsburgh restaurants will be offering discounted specials and dining options for locals to get out and enjoy some delicious food at inexpensive prices.
It’s a chance for people from the city, suburbs, and surrounding areas to eat out at some great local restaurants even if they’re on a budget. OpenTable has teamed up with Pittsburgh Restaurant Week to make your dinner plans even easier by letting you make reservations online for select restaurants.
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Over the holidays, the Post-Gazette reported that over 30 restaurants opened in Pittsburgh last year! Which new restaurant was your favorite? We are looking forward to trying a bunch during Pittsburgh Restaurant Week.
2012 is already looking like another great year for the Pittsburgh food scene as well. Here are a few openings to look forward to…
Station Street Hot Dogs
Salt of the Earth’s Kevin Sousa and partners are reopening the hot dog shop that is located behind the new Target in East Liberty. Pittsburgh food blogger Cooking For My Dad has been tweeting with Station Street about their… Read the rest
Earlier this year I stumbled upon the Food Network show Restaurant Impossible. In each episode the host, Robert Irvine, steps in to help a struggling local establishment with a kitchen, menu, staff and decor makeover. This show is interesting to watch because part of it is about helping local restaurants learn to succeed. And it is fun to see the extreme makeover of the place happen on a $10,000 in just a few days.
We have just learned from the Yelp Pittsburgh message board that Restaurant Impossible is taking over Del’s in Bloomfield today and tomorrow. Del’s is a third… Read the rest
We are thrilled to learn that the cafe space at The Union Project has reopened as Cafe Ola Appetite! The Union Project is a former church that through a lot of volunteer work has been transformed into a community space. The cafe closed a few years ago and they have been searching for the right person to take over the cafe space.
The Union Project is located at the corner of Stanton and Negly Avenues in East Liberty. It is a great place to meet for a lunch or coffee meeting because there is a bus stop right out front… Read the rest
“The waffles are that good” was a line from the email sent to me by my friend Lesley – she stopped into Waffalonia for a quick dinner and was delighted with the entire experience. I suggested she write a little review of Waffalonia – here is her rave review of the place.
Waffalonia is located on Murray avenue near Forbes in Sq. Hill – this is the space where Dozen cupcakes used to be located.
You may not have noticed, but Squirrel Hill is home to another delicious new eatery. Tucked in between Coldstone Creamery and Razzy Fresh, you could… Read the rest