Monthly Archives: April 2010

pork pun

Lawrenceville is known for it’s vibrant arts community and it’s wide range of quirky independent businesses. Upper Lawrenceville is home to several: Fresh Heirlooms has handmade furniture from reclaimed materials. Slaughterhouse Gallery rents studio space and is home to Jones … Continue reading

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nied’s famous fish sandwich

Nied’s Hotel is a Pittsburgh institution. The building and restaurant have been in the Nied family for over 70 years. I took the suggestion of the giant neon sign and ordered the fish sandwich.

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carnegie st. is killing it

Great rowhouses on a stretch of Carnegie St.

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geno’s

Word on the street is that Geno’s has trivia on Tuesday nights, the same night that ALL MICROBREWS ARE $2.50. Put it on the list.

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upper lawrenceville streets

The residential part of Upper Lawrenceville is a loose grid of alleys and streets that lie on a steep hill.

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prism stained glass

Prism Stained Glass on Butler St. does custom work and restores older pieces. Their store front is a pretty incredible mosaic.

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pusadee’s garden

Without question, the best dish that I’ve had in Pittsburgh was at Pusadee’s Garden on Butler St. There is no close second. The dish was their pumpkin curry with chicken, kabocha squash, bell pepper and mushrooms. Unparalleled, even in a … Continue reading

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