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VIDEO: Word on the Street: Food Robots

November 12, 2019

What's the deal with these new Starship food robots? Let's see what some students think.

Weekend Watchlist: Food edition

Weekend Watchlist: Food edition

By The Pitt News Staff

September 26, 2019

Weekend Watchlist is back! In honor of this week’s Dining Guide, TPN staffers picked their favorite food-related shows that are currently available to stream.

Mike Chen talks food, YouTube and traveling the world

Mike Chen talks food, YouTube and traveling the world

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor

September 4, 2019

The Pitt Asian Student Alliance was responsible for bringing in Chen, a Chinese-American YouTuber specializing in food and travel vlogging known best for his channel, strictlydumpling. Strictlydumpling follows Chen’s journeys to different countries around the world and his explorations of the food scene in each respective place.

Groceria Merante: 40 years of food and family

Groceria Merante: 40 years of food and family

By Tanner Smida, For the Pitt News

August 26, 2019

Groceria Merante, the family-owned Oakland staple, celebrated its 40th anniversary over the weekend with a neighborhood block party on Saturday, bringing out a crowd of about 1000 people.

Top 10 | Restaurants to hit when you get back to school

Top 10 | Restaurants to hit when you get back to school

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist

August 22, 2019

Here are my top 10 restaurants that I can’t wait to be reunited with.

Staff Picks: Our favorite homemade snacks for a study break

Staff Picks: Our favorite homemade snacks for a study break

By The Pitt News Staff

April 15, 2019

When dining hall meals and Pop-Tarts won’t satisfy a body that is mentally and physically worn out from the semester, look no further than our staff favorite DIY snacks. Not to mention, spending some time cooking presents the perfect opportunity to take a study break or procrastinate.

Not just a sports city: Pittsburgh culture is hidden but vibrant

Not just a sports city: Pittsburgh culture is hidden but vibrant

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

May 30, 2018

I grew up in a small town about 25 miles outside of the City — near the Pittsburgh International Airport — called Moon Township. It was common for people from my town to attend schools in and around the City, and I come from a long line of Pitt alumni. But I was independent as a kid and wanted to have new...

Sree’s Foods serves up Indian cuisine in Oakland

Sree’s Foods serves up Indian cuisine in Oakland

By Sarah Connor, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Nestled next to Peace, Love and Little Donuts on Meyran Avenue sits a small, family-owned shop selling homemade Indian food. A colorful sign hanging from the top of the building reading “Sree’s Foods” welcomes customers into the quick-service restaurant. Sree’s Foods is a restaurant that serves a...

Oakland Restaurant Week hosts 6 days of $6 lunches

Oakland Restaurant Week hosts 6 days of $6 lunches

By Shahum Ajmal and Elizabeth Donnelly | For The Pitt News

January 30, 2018

Students on a budget can ditch Market Central for the week and try out a new restaurant on Forbes or Fifth Avenue for a discounted price instead. Oakland Restaurant Week — which takes place from Monday, Jan. 29, to Saturday, Feb. 3 — is hosted and funded by the Oakland Business Improvement Di...

Review: Salud Juicery opens in Oakland

Review: Salud Juicery opens in Oakland

By Elizabeth Donnelly | For The Pitt News

January 23, 2018

Just blocks away from Pitt’s campus, Oakland residents now have access to a tasty and healthy alternative to frozen treats and juices. Salud Juicery recently opened its fourth location in the Pittsburgh area — tucked away at 3400 Fifth Avenue. The unadvertised soft opening Friday, Jan. 5, allow...

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