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Greetings!  Restaurants, whether they are chains or local, will be reviewed in three areas:  The food, the service, and the ambiance and conclude with an overall rating and recommendation.  Each conclusion will include one of four different ratings:  1-“Absolutely…

Pittsburgh Restaurants

Butcher and the Rye

Butcher and the Rye is located on 6th Street in downtown Pittsburgh in the cultural district.   The Food Butcher and the Rye is a trendy restaurant serving new and creative American fare.  Many of the menu options feature…

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[State College, PA]-The American Alehouse

The American Alehouse is located outside of State College, Pennsylvania in village of Toftrees. The Food The Ale House offers a menu that is both broad and diverse.  There are a variety of salads, sandwiches, soups, burgers, appetizers, house…

Pittsburgh Restaurants

Hidden Harbor

Hidden Harbor, billed a modern Tiki spot, is located at the corner of Shady and Forbes Avenues in the Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh. The Food (and Drinks…) Hidden Harbor is a really unique find in Pittsburgh with its…

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Pittsburgh Ducky Tours

It’s summer time and time to be touristy!  Check out Pittsburgh’s Just Ducky Tours! The Experience Pittsburgh is gorgeous in the summer.  Whether you are an actual tourist or a Pittsburgh resident, a great way to explore our fair…

Pittsburgh Restaurants

DiAnoia’s Eatery

DiAnoia’s Eatery is on Penn Avenue in the Strip District in Pittsburgh. The Food DiAnoia’s menu offers an extensive wine (Italian wines only) and cocktail menu.  From the cocktail menu, I recommend the Godfather with Grouse Scotch, Amaretto, and…

Pittsburgh Restaurants

Sakura Teppanyaki & Sushi

Sakura is an Asian restaurant in the Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh at the corner of Forbes and Shady Avenues with Japanese and Chinese options. The Food Sakura’s menu offers a wide variety of items.  There are plenty of…

Pittsburgh Restaurants

Casellula

Casellula, specializing in cheese, is located on Pittsburgh’s North Side on North Avenue near Federal Street. The Food Casellula has a broad menu and specializes in cheeses and wines.  The cocktail menu offers nine unique options.  I tried their…

Pittsburgh Restaurants

Mad Mex-Shadyside

Mad Mex is a chain of Mexican restaurants that started here in Pittsburgh with some 13 locations here in Pennsylvania, and one in Columbus, Ohio.  I am going to review the restaurant located in the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh.…