Archive For The “Misc” 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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