Archive For The “Lunch” Category

Quiet Storm

By | December 9, 2010

Quiet Storm 5430 Penn Ave Garfield 15206 (412) 661-9355 (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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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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Leena’s Food

By | August 17, 2006

Leena’s Food “World’s Best Falafel” 121 Oakland Ave Oakland, 15213 412-682-1919 M-F: 10-10; Sat 10-? (will close early if it’s slow) Let me ask you: How often is there truth in advertising? Especially when the advertisement is so in your face? I mean, Gullifty’s doesn’t really have the best desserts, Thighmasters don’t really shape your […]

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The Café at the Frick

By | June 21, 2006

The Café at the Frick 7227 Reynolds Street Point Breeze, 15208 412-371-0600 Tu-Sun: Lunch11-5; Tea 2:30-5 This place is bombasticular! No seriously, it’s rockin’ like dokken. It’s in the zone, off the hook, over the wall, and under the radar. In other words, it’s a quiet little spot with bitchin’ food that doesn’t get the […]

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The Bagel Factory

By | June 8, 2006

The Bagel Factory Locations in Shadyside, Squirrel Hill, Blawnox, and now Schenley Plaza in Oakland (see bottom of article for addresses/phone#s) Finding your bagel place is tricky. Usually it boils down to whatever is closest to your place of residence – I mean, all bagels are the same, right? No! They are totally not the […]

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Merante Groceria

By | April 24, 2006

Merante Groceria 3454 Bates St Oakland, 15213 412-683-3924 This tiny little grocer, in an impossible location in the backwoods of Oakland, has a surprise waiting inside for you.  It may mostly an Italian grocer, but deep in the back of the store they have a little tiny deli where they sell meats and will make […]

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Coca Café

By | April 3, 2006

Coca Café 3811 Butler St Lawrenceville   15201 412-621-3171 T-F 7-3, Sat 8-4, Sun 10-3 I’m going to do something I don’t normally do: be straightforward.  Coca Café is one of my new favorite breakfast huts in town.  Not only is it cheap and delicious, but the menu has all sorts of items covering a little […]

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Square Café

By | February 7, 2006

Square Café 1137 S. Braddock Ave Regent Square, 15218 412-422-8002 T-Sun 7am-3pm; Dinner: Fri & Sat 5pm-10pm We discovered the Square Café, located in the quaint business district of Regent Square, soon after it opened. It seemed like we heard the buzz from everywhere. My friend Rachel B’s ultimate Frisbee team was being sponsored by […]

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Oishii Bento

By | January 30, 2006

Oishii Bento 119 Oakland Ave Oakland, 15213 412-687-3335 M-S 11-8:30 Every week I thank the heavens for Oishii Bento. Situated in the heart of Oakland, this bright little Sushi and Japanese/Korean restaurant brings fresh flavors at phenomenal prices. Oishii Bento translates to the ‘yummy lunchbox’, and it is such a cute name you want to […]

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