This summer, Eat’n Park updated its décor from traditional diner-style to modern and eco-friendly. With new garage door style windows that open onto Murray Avenue, it is hard not to notice the exterior changes to this staple of Squirrel Hill. Inside, the smoking and non-smoking sections have been removed in favor of a more open eating area. Tables are now positioned in the front of the restaurant, giving customers the option to eat by the large windows when weather permits. Though the cash register remains…
Everybody has a restaurant that they wish they could rename to more accurately reflect what they personally get out of the establishment, and I’ve found mine. It’s a great, little, do-everything hole-in-the-wall on Forbes Avenue in Squirrel Hill called Pizza Bellino. Reading Bellino’s menu is like running a marathon; I’m always exhausted by the time I get to the end of the 175-item menu (believe me, I just counted). However, as you might expect, I always find myself mired in the hoagie section by the…
For almost 90 years the Manor Theater has been a main stay on the Murray Avenue cultural scene. But 90 years takes a toll on a movie theater. That’s why owners Rick and Alexa Stern decided to make major renovations to the old building with changes to every facet of the old-school theater.
Less than two months old, Forbes’ Avenue’s Cool Ice Taipei offers a broad dessert menu, Taiwanese specialty foods, and a pleasant environment for those in search of an unusual treat.
Squirrel Hill is fortunate to have a wide range of restaurants but there can be a lot of overlap when it comes to the dishes offered on their menus. Dishes that two restaurants hold in common were evaluated to determine who really makes it best. Here are the results of four selected culinary comparisons.
Five of Squirrel Hill’s most popular restaurants are all owned by the Wu family who, for 20 years, has been bringing diversity to the culinary options available in the neighborhood.
A newcomer to Squirrel Hill’s restaurant scene, Lilly’s offers quick and affordable Italian cuisine, something that has not previously been offered in the area.
Pittsburgh was the new filmmaking hotspot this summer as movies like “The Dark Knight Rises” and “The Perls of Being a Wallflower” were filmed in the city.
Pamela’s Diner, an iconic Squirrel Hill restaurant, plans to open its new location on June 7 at 1171 Murray Avenue, the former site of Panera Bread.
Summer is here and many students are looking forward to getting something to cool them down after school. While ice cream is the traditional option, frozen yogurt stores have been popping up all over Pittsburgh.