Posts by Angie


Last updated: 09/20/17Grandma B’s is a down home diner located in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. Like most greasy spoons, this spot doesn’t look like much on the outside. But don’t let that fool you – inside is a huge well-seasoned griddle cooking up a menu full of classic diner plates. On top of all that, the staff are as friendly and delightful as they come. Booking.com Everything Right with...

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Last updated: 09/12/17It isn’t necessarily easy to find good tacos in Pittsburgh, so when we heard about Doce Taqueria on Carson St. in South Side we knew we had to check it out. Booking.com We jumped into this short order spot with anticipation and were, sadly, fairly let down! Short Order Tacos When You Need It The menu is quite simple here, with five different filling options that you can get in tacos or on top of nachos:...

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Last updated: 09/12/17James Street Speakeasy in Pittsburgh’s historic Deutschtown is a unique music venue, restaurant, and bar all rolled into one. Booking.com With local and national jazz, acoustic, and blues musicians playing multiple nights a week (amongst many others), a solid bar with prohibition era cocktails and craft beer from many local Pittsburgh breweries, and a food menu full of traditional bar food taken up a notch,...

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Last updated: 09/5/17With traditional Turkish food and decor, Istanbul Sofra is one of those restaurants that instantly transports you to another time and place. The brightly colored woven tablecloths, mosaic lamps, and delicious mezze and lamb dishes took us back to our time in Turkey and made for a fun night out. Booking.com We recently dined here on a busy Saturday evening and were seated in a smaller back room. As the restaurant...

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Last updated: 08/29/17The first time we ate at Mendoza Express was on an impulse, as we were driving by headed elsewhere and stopped immediately when we saw something odd: a spray painted dumpster lid in the parking lot advertising “Mexican food.” This seemed legitimate. Booking.com I don’t remember much about that visit other than we ordered a few tacos to go. We’ve been meaning to make it back there for a...

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