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My Favorite Pittsburgh Restaurant

Of course Spoon has great service, a nice atmosphere and an extensive wine list, but most importantly, the food is exceptional.

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Cure, Lawrenceville, PA

Cure Restaurant is described on its website as a “neighborhood restaurant with a small menu focused on local urban Mediterranean food.” I think it would be safe to expand that to include “while honoring every bit of the humble pig.” This is surprisingly good news for people who like to eat pork products.

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Restaurant Secrets

If you’re attending a weekend brunch Saturday or Sunday morning, don’t expect your server to be too lively. It’s likely that he/she was out the night before partying it up. Foodservice employees work hard, and often party as hard as they work- especially on the weekends.

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Cindy DeFlavio of Cibo in Regent Square

Unless you’ve been under a rock, it’s hard to miss all of the changes that have been taking place on Braddock Avenue. Most noticeably, there have been a myriad of new restaurants openings. One of those eateries, Cibo, has enjoyed a lot of early success. It’s changing menu, fresh seafood and homemade pastas have hungry patrons spreading the good word.

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Curry Away in Edgewood

There’s a small restaurant by the name of Curry Away on Edgewood Avenue in the small business/commercial district in Edgewood. Nestled between a car dealership, and a chiropractor, this authentic eatery serves some of the best Thai cuisine in the area. If you like all-things curry, you will be pleasantly surprised with the food being served at Curry Away.

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Opening a Restaurant

There have been many additions to the Regent Square dining scene over the past few years. For the most part, the private business owners who have chosen to start a restaurant in the east end have been successful. So, what does it take to be a restaurant owner?

Opening a public business, especially a restaurant can be a complicated process, and risky endeavor. There are many factors to consider; let’s examine a few.

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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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Piccolo Forno, Pittsburgh, PA

Piccolo Forno has become known for its wood-fired pizzas and homemade pasta. This was one of the most invigorating food experiences I’ve had in a long time!

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Park Bruge, Pittsburgh, PA

Since its opening in Point Breeze, I’ve been a big fan of Point Brugge Restaurant. When I heard that the owners and chef of that establishment were opening a new place in Highland Park, I was excited to try the food. Park Bruge

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Yo Rita, Pittsburgh, PA

There’s only so much one can expect when venturing to a restaurant with a sexy, mud-flap pin-up on it’s windows. My first impressions were wrong about Yo Rita. Then again, they were right.

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