Archive For The “Takes Cards” Category

Primanti Bros.

By | November 16, 2006

Primanti Bros. Locations and hours: click here OK – it is finally time to write about Primanti’s.  All you people out there who don’t like it….I’m not even listening.  Yep, Erika is about to go into major rant mode, and if you can’t handle the extremeness of it then you better get out of the […]

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Udipi Café

By | October 24, 2006

Udipi Café 4141 Old William Penn Hwy Monroeville, 15146 412-373-5581 Sun-M, W-Th: 11:30-9:30; F-Sat: 11:30-10 (closed Tu) I know I have said this a zillion times, and you are probably getting sick of it, but we are blessed, blessed I tell you! to have so many darned Indian restaurants here.  In fact, Pittsburgh is more […]

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Crazy Mocha

By | October 20, 2006

Crazy Mocha For locations and hours, check: http://crazymocha.com/ Ahhh….to be a dancing goat!  Spending idyllic hours frolicking in the meadows, high on caffeine while their shepherd drifts away in an unaware sleep.  Nibbling on little buzzing berries all the livelong day, with their freaky horizontal pupils.  Doing continuous backflips over fences, with their backward facing […]

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Umi

By | September 25, 2006

Umi 5849 Ellsworth Ave Shadyside, 15232 412-362-6198 Tu-Th: 5-9:30; F-Sat: 5-10:30 In honor of our recent trip to Italy (literally, we just stepped off the plane yesterday), I’d like to review…..a sushi place?  What?  What’s wrong with me?  I just ate my way through fifteen days of incredible Italian food and I come home to […]

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Korea Garden

By | September 5, 2006

Korea Garden 414 Semple Street Oakland,  15213 412-681-6460 M-Sat: 11-10 In legend it is said there exists a hole-in-the-wall restaurant deep in the netherworld of South Oakland on the insidious Semple Street.  This restaurant serves Korean food, but not just any – the BEST.  It has been passed down that native Koreans proclaim it to […]

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Eat’N Park

By | August 22, 2006

Eat’N Park Everywhere and all the time. Check: http://www.eatnpark.com/index.asp So today, worlds collided: my coworker Rich W. discovered that I write TastyBurgher, and I discovered that he reads it. Hurrah! I love to meet my TastyReaders! I asked him for all kinds of feedback, and he wondered why, with all the other Pittsburgh-centric reviews, had […]

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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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Mexico City

By | August 10, 2006

Mexico City 111 Smithfield Street Downtown, 15222 412-391-2591 M-F: 11-8pm; Sat: 11-4pm Just as I was prepping to write about Taco Loco — along comes Mexico City. You’ve all heard me complain about the abysmal state of affairs in regards to the availability of tasty Mexican food in Pittsburgh. It is no surprise to me […]

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Alexander’s Pasta Express

By | July 11, 2006

Alexander’s Pasta Express 5104 Liberty Ave Bloomfield, 15224 412-682-9824 M-Th: 11-10:30; F-Sat: 11-11; Sun: 11-10 Restaurants with a gimmick rarely appease, and Alexander’s is no exception.  Their gimmick is a choose-your-own-pasta with a choose-your-own-sauce with a choose-your-own-toppings menu, but the result is only ever the sum of your choices.  They also have an entrée menu […]

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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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