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Quiet Storm

By | December 9, 2010

Quiet Storm 5430 Penn Ave Garfield 15206 (412) 661-9355 www.qspgh.com (has menus!) M, W-Sat: 9-9; Sun 10-4; Closed Tuesday As long as I am writing up places that requested my opinion, I think I will finally get around to Quiet Storm. Jill from Quiet Storm actually wrote to me many moons ago, in 2006, requesting […]

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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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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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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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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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