For a neighborhood that is home to a population of guaranteed coffee drinkers, Oakland has 3 universities and a handful of hospitals, there has been a lack of coffee shops especially since the Pete’s Coffee closed a few years ago.
Redhawk Coffee which launched a coffee truck last year now has a storefront at 120 Meyran in Oakland. Thank you for Natrona Bottling for sharing this snapshot on Instagram. The shop opened in January and is just a popup location through March. You can read more about Redhawk coffee’s Oakland location in the Pitt News here.
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Check out these 4 awesome places for a flaky, buttery snack in Pittsburgh – due to time and transit constraints the team didn’t make it to Jean-Marc Chatellier’s Bakery in Millvale – I promise you there will be a follow up on that.
(Beautiful pictures by Iva. Words by Sarah and Ray)
In order to bring you info on the best croissants in the city, the I Heart PGH gang went on a croissant tour, sampling four bakeries. (Eating delicious croissants all day was an enormous burden, but you’re welcome.) We chatted with the staff and rated each croissant by… Read the rest
Two of our favorite local businesses have teamed up and we couldn’t be more excited! Come celebrate the union of East End Brewing and Squirrel Hill’s Commonplace Coffeehouse and the release of their offspring, the Coffee Porter – a Porter with Commonplace coffee. Delicious! Awesome! Fun! Yes!
The Release Party is this Thursday (tomorrow), December 15th from 6 – 10pm at Commonplace Coffeehouse in Squirrel Hill. Tickets are $22 and get you a taster of the Porter, as well as a gift bottle to take home and a half-pound bag of Commonplace’s Sumatra coffee. Tickets can be purchased at the… Read the rest
Worlds Weirdest Restaurants, a new show that is being taped for the Food Network Canada, will be at the Waffle Shop tonight (Friday, June 10, 2011) from 10pm-3am. The public is invited to stop by for waffles and to watch the show. Can’t make it East Liberty – as always you can watch the Waffle Shop streaming live at WaffleShop.org.
Worlds Weirdest Restaurants will be hosted by Bob Blumer – he currently hosts the show Glutton for Punishment.
WWR’s host Bob Blumer will spend the evening cooking, serving, and participating in a packed night of interactive talk shows. The general… Read the rest
Aldo Coffee is a lovely and local coffee shop on Washington Road in Mount Lebanon. They are offering an introductory coffee tasting class this weekend.
Introductory Coffee Tasting: This 90-minute course is designed to let you experience multiple coffee growing regions and roasting styles so that you expand your palate, learn more about this important crop and find one or more coffees you truly enjoy. Our next “Coffee Tasting 101” tasting class isSaturday, March 26 at 2pm . Register here.
They have some other classes this spring for all levels of coffee lovers – you can see the whole schedule… Read the rest