Archive For The “Takes Cards” 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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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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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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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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Happy Gobblers Day!

By | November 22, 2006

This is just a quick message to say Happy Gobbler Day!  It seems fitting that TastyBurgher post a special message about Thanksgiving, because it is on this holiday that we stuff our faces with good home cookin’ just for the sake of the food.  We get all of our most favorite autumn treats and whip […]

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