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Gran Agave, Waterfront

Growing on the west coast, I became very familiar with authentic Mexican food. After relocating to the east coast, I was surprised that there were so few choices when it came to getting good carne asada, or soft-shelled tacos. In hopes of getting some good Mexican grub, I visited Gran Agave at the Waterfront with my family this weekend.

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Pasqualino’s Italian Eatery, Murrysville

Pasqualino’s Italian Eatery, Murrysville

It’s been a while since I’ve tried any new restaurants in Pittsburgh. I’ve gone out to eat many times- I’ve just been dining at my regular spots.

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Biddle’s Escape Sunday Brunch

If you haven’t been to Biddle’s Escape in Regent Square, you’re missing out. The quaint (but busy) coffee shop is a haven for poets, writers, artists, and other creative types. It’s also a fantastic place to get a real cup of coffee.

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Mekong Restaurant, Pittsburgh, PA

We stopped into Mekong Asian Restaurant on Potomac Avenue after a movie premier for some late night chow. Asian food is delicious and always appropriate when you have the late-night munchies.

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McCormick and Schmicks, Southside, PA

I’ve been to a lot of different seafood restaurants in and around town, but somehow, McCormick and Schmick’s had eluded me- until now. I had the opportunity to have lunch at the seafood restaurant in the Southside Works, and let me tell you, it was delicious.

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Szmidt’s Old World Deli, Pittsburgh, PA

I was browsing Urbanspoon’s Talk of the Town List when I discovered Szmidt’s Old World Deli. I love a great deli, but I wondered what made this one so special.

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Root 174

In mid-July, the fine citizens of Regent Square are going to have another choice when it comes to dining- Root 174.

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Burgatory, Pittsburgh, PA

Burgatory was great! It is much better than Brgr, which I also tried recently. We went yesterday evening – I know it’s popular right now and I wanted to avoid the wait, we still waited about 35 minutes and it was PACKED.

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