Author Archives: Erika

About Erika

I love to eat delicious food!

Orchids – CLOSED

By | February 13, 2007

Orchids – CLOSED 4519 Centre Ave North Oakland, 15213 412-688-8383 M-F: 11-2:30, 5-10; Sat-Sun: 11:30-3, 5-10 (buffet only at lunchtime) Just when I thought we had a long road of sub-genius restaurants ahead of us, in Week 8 we found a surprise in the relatively brand new restaurant, Orchids. Orchids moved into the old location […]

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Taco Loco

By | February 5, 2007

Taco Loco 2700 Jane St South Side, PA 15203 (412) 488-8858 Tu-Th: 11-10; F&Sat: 11am-Midnight; Sun: 12-9 I think I may have mentioned Taco Loco in a previous review where I was raving about Mexico City (the restaurant), but I have been up late every night since worrying that it came off as if I […]

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Namaste India

By | February 5, 2007

Namaste India 3101 Banksville Rd Pittsburgh, PA 15216 (412) 563-1901 M: 5-10; Tues-Fri: 11:30-2:30, 5-10; Sat-Sun: Noon-3, 5-10 As we get through Week 7 of the Indian Food-A-Thon, I’d like to reiterate how lucky I feel we are in Pittsburgh to have such a large number of Indian restaurants at our disposal. Unfortunately, not all […]

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India Garden: Monroeville

By | January 29, 2007

India Garden: Monroeville 3813 William Penn Hwy Monroeville, 15146 412-372-0400 M: 12-10 ; Tues-Sat: 11:30-10; Sun: 5-10 As we hit our stride going into Week 6 of the Indian Food-A-Thon, we decided to go to the sister restaurant of a place most of the rating panel has been to many times, Indian Garden. The familiar […]

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Tamarind: Savoring India

By | January 23, 2007

Tamarind: Savoring India 2101 Greentree Rd Greentree (South Hills), 15220 412-278-4848 Tues-Thurs & Sun: 11:30-2:30, 5-9:30; Fri-Sat: 12-3, 5-9:40 In Week 5 of the mad dash to find the best Indian restaurant in town, we decided to treat ourselves to something that would hopefully be a bazillion times better than the disappointing junk we had […]

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Prince of India

By | January 17, 2007

Prince of India 3614 5th Ave Oakland, 15213 412-687-0888 M-F: 11:30-2:30, 5-10; Sat-Sun: 12-3, 5-10 Let me tell ya, it is a good thing we are doing this Indian Food Marathon! In this week’s installment, and it is the fourth by the way, I found out that my previous perceptions about at least one restaurant […]

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Taj Mahal

By | January 6, 2007

Taj Mahal 7795 McKnight Road North Hills, 15237 412-364-1760 M-Sun: 11:30-2:30; 5-10 Stop Three on the Quest for the Holy Indian Restaurant: Taj Mahal. I had never been here before, but I know at least one person, Ben Y., who calls it his favorite and I’ve always trusted his judgment. But then there was the […]

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Star of India

By | January 5, 2007

Star of India 412 S Craig Street Oakland, 15213 412-681-5700 M-Th:11:30-10; F&Sat:11:30-10:30; Sun:Noon-8:30 Act Two in the Indian Food-A-Thon takes place at Star of India in Oakland. To be fair, we intended to have Total Indian Culture Night by hitting Taj Mahal in the North Hills and then a Bollywood flick at the cinemaplexithon down […]

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Bombay Grill – CLOSED

By | January 5, 2007

Bombay Grill – CLOSED 416 Semple Street Oakland, 15213 412-578-9778 M-Sun, 11am-Midnight First up in our Indian Food-A-Thon is a little-known, backwoods-of-Oakland restaurant called Bombay Grill. When I say backwoods, I mean Semple Street, which is quite possibly the worst street in all of Oakland. But, the best Korean restaurant in Pittsburgh is on Semple, […]

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Happy Gobblers Day!

By | November 22, 2006

This is just a quick message to say Happy Gobbler Day!  It seems fitting that TastyBurgher post a special message about Thanksgiving, because it is on this holiday that we stuff our faces with good home cookin’ just for the sake of the food.  We get all of our most favorite autumn treats and whip […]

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