Archive For The “$$$” Category

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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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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The Grand Concourse

By | July 7, 2006

The Grand Concourse 100 W Station Square Dr Station Square, 15219 412-261-1717 M-F 11:30-2:30 & 4:30-10; Sat 4:30-11; Sun: 10:30-2:30 The Grand Concourse is a truly unique establishment.  For me, the Sunday Brunch is the real draw to the Grand Concourse, and if you’ve gone to the Grand Concourse you most likely went for that.  […]

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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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By | May 12, 2006

Kiku Station Square, 15219 412-765-3200 Lunch: Tu-Sun: 11:30-2:00 Dinner: Mon-Th: 5-10; F & Sat: 5-11; Sun: 5-10 Kiku is a Japanese restaurant in Station Square.  Suffice it to say, Station Square is not really my ‘style’, so I never thought I’d find a place to go there that I thought worthwhile.  That is, besides the […]

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By | April 14, 2006

Kaya 2000 Smallman St Strip District, 15222 412-261-6565 M-W 11:30-10; Thurs-Sat 11:30-11; Sun 12-9 OK, so I don’t like Kaya. I’m not saying their food is putrid, or that their atmosphere is not delightful, but I think I have decided I don’t like it. I realize that everyone else in the world loves Kaya, but […]

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By | April 3, 2006

Ibiza 2224 E Carson St South Side        15203 412-325-2227 M-Sat 4pm-2am I’ll tell you straight up, I am a tapas-skeptic.  Every time I have them, the portion is too small and the price too high, leaving both the stomach and the wallet too empty.  They might be delightfully delicious, but most of the time I […]

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By | March 30, 2006

Pizzutti 709 Bellefonte St Shadyside 15323 412-687-1022 M-Sat: lunch 11-2 ; dinner 5-9 (10 on F and Sat) “Automatic Pizzutti, Zero to Tutti Frutti” -Beck, on ravioli To please me, Pizzutti had a steep hill to climb. My original trip to Pizzutti was really a bust – my salmon was dry and salty, the zucchini […]

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Follow-up: Il Pizzaiolo

By | March 21, 2006

Il Pizzaiolo 703 Washington Rd Mt Lebanon, PA 15228-2004 Phone: (412) 344-4123 Mon-Thu 12-10; Fri-Sat 12-11; Sun 12-9 Well, well, well….maybe they didn’t read our review after all! Went back to Il Pizzaiolo again this weekend (did I mention that I am obsessed?) and EVERYTHING’S CHANGED!!! Well, not everything, but they changed the menu, both […]

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Follow-up: Il Pizzaiolo

By | March 3, 2006

Il Pizzaiolo 703 Washington Rd Mt Lebanon, PA 15228-2004 Phone: (412) 344-4123 Mon-Thu 12-10; Fri-Sat 12-11; Sun 12-9 Well we just went to Il Pizzaiolo again this week, and it’s like they read our review or something! In any case it seemed that way, as two very specific notes I had mentioned in my original […]

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