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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

A man serves himself coffee.

Pittsburgh coffee shops from around the world

By Anoushka Parnerkar, For The Pitt News April 12, 2022
Within a few miles on Pittsburgh’s Penn Avenue, coffee lovers can take a trip from India, Italy, Colombia and more. For those looking to expand on their palate, these shops each have their special brand of beverage to offer.
Abby Batkhan, a barista and Pitt student, stands with a cup of coffee in the Amos Starbucks.

‘Really liked the action’: Student baristas talk coffee

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer March 1, 2022
Around Oakland, there’s a place on practically every corner to grab a cup before classes — Dunkin, Starbucks, Divvy Coffee & Buns, Saxbys and more. And the baristas who whip up your drink are, more often than not, fellow Pitt students.
Pastries on a counter in Big Dog Coffee in South Side.

Pittsburgh’s quirkiest and most diverse local coffee, tea shops

By Sarah Demchak, Staff Writer February 17, 2022
Check out these six local Pittsburgh coffee and tea spots to fuel your caffeine addiction and to find a new favorite study spot — or study break.
Joelle Sakr and her brother Elie Sakr are the owners of Divvy Coffee and Buns, a new coffee shop on Forbes Avenue.

Divvy Coffee & Buns brings flavors from around the world to Oakland

By Kaitlyn Nuebel, Staff Writer October 5, 2021
Joelle Sakr knew it was time to open a coffee shop when a sign came — a big explosion in Lebanon’s capital, Beirut. She started Divvy Coffee & Buns with her brother, working to launch a shop that stood out.
Pitt celebrated the grand openings of two Saxbys, a Philadelphia-based coffee shop that opened its locations for business on the ground floor of Hillman and the Cathedral of Learning this past Wednesday.

Saxbys locations open at Pitt with business opportunities for students

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor September 2, 2021
For those caffeine and breakfast sandwich lovers, luck has come your way. Pitt’s campus is now home to two Saxbys, a Philadelphia-based coffee shop that opened new locations for business this past Wednesday.
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