Archive For The “Squirrel Hill” Category


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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Crazy Mocha

By | October 20, 2006

Crazy Mocha For locations and hours, check: 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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Eat’N Park

By | August 22, 2006

Eat’N Park Everywhere and all the time. Check: 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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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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The Bagel Factory

By | June 8, 2006

The Bagel Factory Locations in Shadyside, Squirrel Hill, Blawnox, and now Schenley Plaza in Oakland (see bottom of article for addresses/phone#s) Finding your bagel place is tricky. Usually it boils down to whatever is closest to your place of residence – I mean, all bagels are the same, right? No! They are totally not the […]

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Murray Avenue Grill

By | May 22, 2006

Murray Avenue Grill 1720 Murray Ave Squirrel Hill, 15217 412-521-1272 Lunch: M-Sat 11:30-4; Brunch: Sun: 11:30-2:30 Dinner: M-Sat: 4-11; Sun: 3-11 Every town in America has its Grill, and in the case of Pittsburgh, every part of town.  We’ve got Union Grill in Oakland, Hot Metal Grille in South Side, Walnut Grill in Shadyside, and […]

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Aladdin’s Eatery

By | April 12, 2006

Aladdin’s Eatery 5878 Forbes Ave Squirrel Hill, 15217 412-421-5100 M-Th 11am-10:30pm; F&Sat 11am-11:30pm; Sun 11am-11pm Aladdin’s has it goin’ on. Voted Best Hummus of 2003, 2004, and 2005 (by Me), and purveyor of good, cheap eats galore, Aladdin’s has become a sort of comfort food for the good people of Squirrel Hill (and perhaps its […]

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Hot Chocolate

By | April 8, 2006

Everyone has an opinion about hot chocolate. You might think you don’t have a ‘thing’ for hot chocolate, but you still probably have something you would say is your ideal. The way it ‘should’ be. Well, I have listened to a lot of people’s preferences, and I’ve boiled it down to at least three main […]

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Tango Café

By | April 7, 2006

Tango Café 5806 Forward Ave Squirrel Hill, 15217 412-421-1390 Sun-Th 10-10; F-Sat 10-11 Forward Avenue has a lot of character with its funky little stretch of shops. There is the movie theater, where you to think that Terminator 2 must be playing in the next theater over until you realize its just people bowling in […]

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Point Brugge Café

By | March 1, 2006

Point Brugge Café 401 Hastings Street Point Breeze 412-441-3334 T-Sat 11am-10pm; Sun Noon-9pm There was a time not too long ago when I really discovered the wonderful neighborhood of Point Breeze. I never knew there was that strip of shops on Reynolds or the few dotted along the pathway to Frick Mansion. I’d already been […]

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