Chicken Latino is a casual Peruvian restaurant in the Strip District known for rotisserie chicken. With huge portions and affordable prices, a homemade chili sauce that is seriously fiery and delicious, and weekend specials, Chicken Latino is a great restaurant for takeout or a low key lunch while shopping in the Strip District.
When you think of Pittsburgh, you may think of the city as being a hub of steel. But the Steel City has also been a hub of non-steel innovation as well with many historical firsts and inventions over the years.
So in this one, we wanted to take a look at some of the most famous Pittsburgh inventions and historically significant moments to come out of the region!
Are you stuck indoors and looking for a fun activity to pass the time? How about picking up a few Pittsburgh coloring books!
We recently purchased a few and wanted to share our thoughts on what the books are like and include in this one. So check out a few of the great options below.
Note: We are just starting our way through coloring in these books. As we finish a few pages, we'll update our photos accordingly.
Right now all the news seems to be depressing. No matter where you look, there seem to be negative stories let and right.
In an effort to bring about good news, we are curating a collection of positive stories you may have missed in the past few weeks and months- specifically around businesses and other ventures doing good things in the community!
As part of our virtual coverage of all things Pittsburgh, we had several suggestions to publish a post sharing other people's views from their window or street. We loved this idea as it helps break up the monotony of seeing your same view day-in, day-out.
So come along on a virtual tour of the region through Pittsburgher's windows and nearby streets!
The following are some of our favorite images that have been submitted so far. If you would like to participate, click here to read our full rules and submit your photo.
Note: All photos are user-submitted for this article and credited at the request of the individual author.
Want to take a trip around Pittsburgh but can't leave your home? We found a number of unique webcams offering views of our region. From the skyline to nature, wildlife, and our unique roads, there are several great options to choose from!
Please note: This article does not feature direct embeds of 3rd party webcams (only ours). To view any webcam, click the link to be taken to their respective host.
That being said, we wanted to put together a collection of resources that you can use in order to stay up-to-date on current information be it for health concerns, resources on what local businesses are closed, what remains open for takeaway or delivery, and ways you can help out your neighbors in these troubling times.
We will get through this. But for now we all need to approach things safely and sensibly, and some of the following resources should be of help.
When we published our article about famous Pittsburgh foods, we got a lot of feedback and recommendations for restaurants that are famous (and rightfully so) but are not necessarily offering foods that are quintessentially Pittsburgh.
Places like The O in Oakland, Lenten fish fries, and Gus & YiaYia's were a few great suggestions. These all have die-hard followings, but we can't say that French fries, fish sandwiches, or ice balls are universally identified as being “Pittsburgh” despite their popularity.
We made the distinction in that article to only focus on foods that were either invented in Pittsburgh, adopted as regional cuisine, or offer the definitive dish in a few key categories. Simply being a popular restaurant in the city does not necessarily make the cut for what we were going for there.
Instead, we consider these popular spots to be Pittsburgh institutions. These are spots that have die-hard followings, perhaps are historical in nature, and have tried and true offerings that have stood the test of time- be it for decades or generations. While there may be some overlap on institutions that also offer famous Pittsburgh foods, we view these as being distinctly separate topics.
So in this one, we're going to share awesome Pittsburgh institutions for food and beverages!
202 Hometown Tacos opened in Bellevue in mid-2019 and focused on having short order tacos in Tex Mex / modern American style, as well as a robust bar stocked full of Mexican and domestic beer (plus an array of liquor).
During my visits to this one, I was able to sample my way through several of their tacos plus their aptly named Bellevue Bowl. While I walked away somewhat disappointed by the tacos, the bowl is something I'll be thinking of time and time again.
If there is any staple restaurant for higher-end seafood in the Strip District, it is most certainly Luke Wholey's Alaskan Grille. While this one is known for its entree-style seafood dishes, the menu is also complete with sushi, sandwiches, and more which gives a number of options for any guest.
Naturally, we tried a bit of them all when visiting.