Archive For The “Large Groups” Category

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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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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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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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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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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