Food trucks aren’t the only new food trend sweeping the nation. Many chefs are taking to pop-up shops where they set-up up shop at or around another business with a couple tables and supplies in hand. My new favorite pop-up/soon-to-be restaurant is Baby Loves Taco. I was tipped off by another food lover about this taco gold mine. “Want to get tacos from my taco … Continue reading Food Truck Round Up: Baby Loves Taco
Over the years the food we eat and take pictures of has changed and evolved. Not only has the quality, style and options have changed, but the way we get it has too. Food trucks have swept the nation and certainly taken over Pittsburgh. You can find food trucks all over the city, but it takes some time to learn when and where to find them. … Continue reading Food Truck Roundup: Blue Sparrow.
There are a handful of Asian cuisine options in Squirrel Hill, but don’t forget about Taiwanese Bistro: Cafe 33 on Shady Avenue. The former laundromat is located behind the Starbucks and across the street from Independent Brewing Company. It’s a cute little place but beware of the parking. At first, you’re filled with joy that the cafe has their own parking lot, but as soon as … Continue reading Asia Meets Squirrel Hill: Taiwanese Bistro: Cafe 33.
Thai restaurants can be found all across Pittsburgh, but not all of them specialize in tapas and wine in addition to having beautiful and traditional decor like Silk Elephant. Wood paneling flows down from the kitchen bar and wooden windows divide the tables around the restaurant. Elephant carvings are engraved in the wooden beams and every chair is a cherry wood with a flowery design … Continue reading Asia Meets Squirrel Hill: Silk Elephant.
Squirrel Hill is known for a couple things – the Jewish culture and the Asian cuisine. Among the sea of options, continue onto Murray and turn onto Forward Avenue and you’ll find Chengdu Gourmet. It’s funny, I’ve lived in Squirrel Hill for years and have walked the streets a hundred times, but somehow this place flew under my radar until a friend recommended it – … Continue reading Asia Meets Squirrel Hill: Chengdu Gourmet.