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east ohio street

East Ohio Street acts as the main drag of East Allegheny. Many of the buildings that line the business district (mainly in the Western part of town) date from the 1880s and feature some ornate stone and brickwork. East Ohio … Continue reading

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stella’s

On Arlington Ave, in a great old building, sits Stella’s Pizza. This place is good eating. I had the ‘Pittsburgh Steak’ which I was told is steak and cheese with fried peppers and onions. It was bomb. So is this … Continue reading

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spring garden ave part deux

Despite popular opinion (probably formed while reading my last downer of a post on vacancies) Spring Garden Ave is not all abandoned. For nearly 65 years, Artcraft Wood Products has been creating custom moulding at their beautiful plant. And a … Continue reading

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avenue b

If I’m not mistaken, Avenue B, a hip, dimly-lit addition to Pittsburgh’s restaurant sits within Friendship’s borders. Barely. Never been, but folks seem to dig.

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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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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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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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