Author Archives: Erika

About Erika

I love to eat delicious food!

The Sonoma Grille

By | November 30, 2010

The Sonoma Grille 947 Penn Ave Downtown, 15222 (412) 697-1336 www.thesonomagrille.com (Full Menu) Open Daily: Lunch 11-3; Dinner 5-11 So a funny thing happened to me on the way to the internet forum. I got asked to do a tasting for a restaurant! Like, it gets paid for and I get a $25 gift certificate […]

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Ritter’s Diner

By | August 16, 2009

Ritter’s Diner 5221 Baum Blvd (412) 682-4852 24 hours Oh Ritter’s. You are so….  Ritter’s!  This place has so much individuality, it is practically its own person.  And more than any other place I know in Pittsburgh, everyone I’ve talked to is completely polarized about it.  They either got burned by or are totally in […]

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Eat Unique

By | August 12, 2009

Eat Unique 305 South Craig St. Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412-683-9993 M-F, 7:30am-8pm; Sat, 10am-5:30pm In Pittsburgh we have no shortage of delicious, locally owned restaurants, as you can see from the loads of reviews posted here.  But, these are mostly sit-down with entrées and service, best for dinner.  When it comes to lunchtime, ‘burghers are […]

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Jimmy Tsang’s

By | July 27, 2009

Jimmy Tsang’s 5700 Centre Ave Shadyside  15206 412-661-4226 M-Th: 11:30-10; F-Sat 11:30-11; Sun 3-9 Gotta say – this has been an interesting month.  And on top of that, I’ve been hitting up an unusual category of restaurant: the kind that you’ve noticed around town and that sticks in your mind but that you never even […]

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Pho Minh

By | July 24, 2009

Pho Minh 4917 Penn Ave Garfield, 15224 412-661-7443 M,W,Th: 11-2, 5-9; F-Sat: 11-10; Sun: 12-8; Closed Tu. I’ve been meaning to go to Pho Minh for a while, and frankly I’m not sure how I went almost 12 years in the city, never going there.  I have to admit, I’ve been a Tram’s enthusiast for […]

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Panther Hollow Inn

By | July 22, 2009

Panther Hollow Inn   (a.k.a. PhiBar, a.k.a. PHI) 4611 Forbes Ave Oakland, 15213 412-682-0588 M-Sat: 11am-2:30am; Sun: only during Steelers season Well due to recent happenings in my life, not only am I a graduate student, but I am a *poor* graduate student.  So while dining at finer establishments has been fun, I have to refocus […]

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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

By | May 11, 2007

GET VEGGIES AND FRUITS FRESH FROM THE FARM DELIVERED TO YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD! (It’s not too late to sign up!) What is a CSA? CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture, and it is a service where a local farm will deliver its fresh vegetables and fruits directly to your part of town just for you. This […]

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Cuzamil

By | April 24, 2007

Cuzamil 2109 Murray Ave Squirrel Hill, 15217 M-F: 5pm-2am; Sat-Sun: Noon-2am Cuzamil is a new Mexican restaurant that took over the space previously occupied by the incredibly authentic Mi Mexico in Squirrel Hill. Like Mi Mexico, it’s main draws are that it isn’t awful, and it is the only Mexican restaurant within walking distance to […]

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Tamarind: Flavor of India

By | March 25, 2007

Tamarind: Flavor of India 257 N. Craig Street North Oakland, 15213 412-605-0500 M-F: 11:30-2:30, 5-10; Sat-Sun: 12-3, 5-10 For our 10th Indian Food Club anniversary, we decided to go on a date to Tamarind: Flavor of India. This is the upscale sister restaurant to Tamarind: Savoring India out in the South Hills, which we reviewed […]

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People’s Indian Restaurant

By | February 21, 2007

People’s Indian Restaurant 5147 Penn Ave Garfield (East End), 15224 412-661-3160 M-Sun: 11am-10pm Holy Cannoli! It is Week 9! Because it was the day of the Super-Snow, we decided to go local and pick People’s Indian, on Penn. People’s used to be the hipster-favorite about 5 years ago. Since then, the new hipster Indian scene […]

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