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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt students dive into chips and dip while watching a Pitt football game from home.

The Pitt News Sports Desk lists their favorite restaurants to eat at when watching Pitt football games

By The Pitt News Staff October 18, 2023

Whether chowing down on a hotdog at PNC Park or enjoying a burger in the parking lot outside Acrisure Stadium, there is no better duo than food and sports. Some fans enjoy simple, greasy food before games,...

Students flow in and out of The Perch in Sutherland Hall.

Opinion | Eating on campus is difficult for students with dietary restrictions

By Emily O'Neil, Senior Staff Columnist October 18, 2023
Finding accessible food options around campus is difficult for students, especially those with dietary restrictions.
Customers order at Burrito Bowl in the Petersen Events Center.

From tacos to cookies: A run-down of on-campus dining options

By Patrick Diana, Staff Writer October 16, 2023
While the Eatery and the Perch remain campus staples, it’s easy for students to get tired of eating at the same places every day. Thankfully, campus touts many different dining locations serving everything from smoothies and salads to tacos and burgers.
Opinion | The United States has a food accessibility, not obesity, epidemic

Opinion | The United States has a food accessibility, not obesity, epidemic

By Grace DeLallo, For The Pitt News September 29, 2021
The bitter reality is that the food crisis in the U.S. is caused by many reasons — food deserts, a lack of healthy and affordable options and unreliable school meals. 
The Pitt Eats Local dining program includes Pamela’s Diner, one of Pittsburgh’s hometown staples.

Local restaurants capitalize on Pitt dining dollars program

By Abby Cardilli, For The Pitt News September 29, 2021
For Pitt students who get tired of on-campus dining options, they don’t have to journey far — or dip into their cash — to try something new.
Pitt Eats and the University dining contractor, Compass, want to create a dining experience that students will enjoy.

Pitt Eats ‘firmly committed’ to providing a high-quality dining experience

By Donata Massimiani, For The Pitt News September 28, 2021
Pitt began a partnership with Compass, a British multinational food company, in July 2020. A Compass spokesperson said the company hopes to reinvent the dining experience by creating initiatives that help students take charge of their nutrition and wellness.
There are a variety of resources for students experiencing food insecurity on campus, including the Plant2Plate Student Garden on Oakland Avenue.

‘No one should have to bend over backwards’: Combating food insecurity at Pitt

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer September 28, 2021
Food insecurity isn’t a far-off problem that simply means people don’t have enough food to eat, according to Annie Ryan. She said it’s a more complex issue that’s present on Pitt’s campus too.
Highmark Stadium, the new home of Pitt women’s lacrosse, provides the crowd with a great view of Pittsburgh’s downtown, as well as a large bar and a variety of dining options.

Highmark Stadium welcomes Pitt fans as temporary women’s lacrosse home

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer September 28, 2021
Pitt women’s lacrosse has a temporary home at Highmark Stadium. At Sunday’s playday, Pitt fans got a first look at the newest Panther sports venue and all the amenities it offers.
Danielle Gallaway is senior executive chef for Compass Group, Pitt’s new dining contractor.

New Pitt Dining executive chef breaks culinary glass ceiling

By Diana Velasquez, Senior Staff Writer September 22, 2020
Danielle Gallaway is senior executive chef for Compass Group, Pitt’s new dining contractor, and is in charge of all the meals at all the dining halls on campus. She has also been in the food industry since she was 15.
Pitt sophomore Madison Myslewicz began her food instagram, @madisoneatss, to pass the time during quarantine.

Pittsburgh food Instagrammers use social media to make mouths water

By Hayley Lesh, Staff Writer September 22, 2020
Many users know food accounts across the globe for their delicious dishes, but local food Instagrammers want to showcase what Pittsburgh has to offer.
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