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Gyroscope sandwich from The Halal Guys

Alta Via
PPG Place in the Market Square in the city center. altaviapgh.com

The Big Burrito restaurant group has announced the expansion of its Fox Chapel Alta Via Restaurant in second place in the city center. The concept, described in the press release as “inspired by fresh cuisine and an active lifestyle of both the California wine country and the bustling mountain towns of the Italian Alps”, will focus on handmade pasta and fried chicken, steaks and fresh food. fish, as well as a drink program with cocktails, Italian and American wines. The Downtown restaurant is currently scheduled to open in early 2023 for lunch and dinner seven nights a week followed by breakfast.

Spoonwood Brewing Co.

5981 Baptist Road, Bethel Park. spoonwoodbrewing.com

Spoonwood Brewing celebrates Fat Tuesday, March 1, with dishes at Mardi Gras, hurricane cocktails, royal cake and more. Pre-registration and tickets are not required, just come with an appetite.

Amazing books and records
5858 Ave Forbes, Squirrel Mountain. amazingbooksandrecords.com
From 6pm to 10pm every Thursday and from sunset to midnight on Saturdays Amazing Books and Records will hold Book and Beer Nights at its Squirrel Hill location. With free cold beer and books as far as the eye can see, you won’t want to miss this event.

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Alta Via

East End Brewing
street Julia, 147, Larimer. eastendbrewing.com

East End Brewing opens a second room in Lebanon. The new space will serve beer and food, such as pizza and other snacks that have become popular thanks to them. East End Chewable seek. The opening of the site is scheduled for the summer of 2022.

B52
5202 Butler St., Lawrenceville. b52pgh.com
People with B52 have added new items to their Grab & Go cooler: vegan cheeses from Conscious Cultures, a company from Philadelphia that sells its product nationwide. Their cashew-based cheeses are 100% vegan and include several unexpected varieties. The Instagram account B52 says they now carry “decadent” Maverick cheese from Conscious Cultures, a double cream cheese casserole with a flowered peel aged in a cave, and Barn Cat, a “complex” cashew cheese aged in a cave with “vegetable ash inlay and blooming ashes “peel”.

Jak’s Bakery
4310 Main Street, Bloomfield. jaksbakery.com
After three years of pop-ups and farmers’ markets, Bulgarian-born Zhalazko “Latin” Jak will open his own bakery in Bloomfield, right next to Trace Brewing. This bakery will present Eastern European dishes and Bulgarian pastries on which Latins grew up. The bakery is scheduled to open in late 2022.

Regular coffee
5827 Ave Forbes, Squirrel Mountain. commonplacecoffee.com

Commonplace organizes the best gourmet draw in Pittsburgh. Win a marble queen pothos from Cafe Con Migo Coffee, a tea sampler and a cup from Tea Pigs, a $ 50 hat and gift card from Kingfly Spirits, a coffee and hat package from Commonplace, and T-shirts from Brother. You can also win a bag and a $ 20 gift card from White Whale Books and tickets to the Clairo show at Roxian on March 2nd. To win, register now or by Thursday, February 24th.

Halal guys
3621 Forbes Ave., Auckland. thehalalguys.com
The Halal Guys, a Manhattan-based franchise, opens in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 26 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The American American is described as having grown out of “humble beginnings as a cart with groceries on the streets of New York”. The halal network now operates in nearly 100 locations in the United States and around the world. The first ten guests queuing for the opening will receive one free plate per month throughout the year, and the first 100 guests will be presented with other prizes and vouchers.

Caliente Pizza & Draft House
4624 Liberty Avenue, Bloomfield. pizzadrafthouse.com
Caliente has announced a new Lent menu, which will begin on March 2. The menu will include pizza with shrimp kajun and a dish of fish in buns with french fries. They will also have pizza with 5 cheeses available, but it is not on the Lent menu.


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