The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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

A Be A Good Neighbor Block Party in South Oakland in fall 2021.

Pitt’s Be A Good Neighbor Block Party fosters new connections for Oakland community

By Serena Garcia, Staff Writer September 13, 2022
Pitt’s Office of Campus Engagement hosted its second block party of the year on 234 N. Dithridge St. in North Oakland on Tuesday evening.
People line up for food at A Soulful Taste of the Burgh, an annual soul food and music festival, in Market Square on Saturday.

A Soulful Taste of the Burgh festival returns to support Black-owned businesses

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer September 5, 2022
More than 50 Black-owned small businesses selling products such as clothing and body butter lined the street this weekend to kick into gear A Soulful Taste of the Burgh, an annual soul food and music festival meant to spotlight local Black business owners.
Pamela’s Diner on Forbes Avenue.

Five local spots for the breakfast buff

By Jessica McKenzie, Culture Editor September 1, 2022
September is National Better Breakfast Month, and that means the most important meal of the day is indeed more important than ever. With that in mind, here are five local breakfast spots with some great options for powering up for the day.
Students eat and watch a football game at home.

Spice up game day with these creative tailgate recipes

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer August 31, 2022
Whether you're gathering outside Acrisure Stadium or watching the game from your house, these meals are easy and can be done by any level chef 一 with few ingredients. Here are five creative game day recipes for you to try for your next tailgate with friends.
Patrons wait in line to order from the Totopo Cocina & Cantina food truck at Thursday’s Food Truck Roundup outside of the William Pitt Union.

Food trucks bring Pitt community together for a good cause

By Sarah Demchak, Staff Writer April 14, 2022
Pitt’s Conference Services team organized the Food Truck Roundup on Tuesday afternoon. Sue George, administrative specialist of Conference Services, was in charge of organizing the event with Ilona Margolin, a sophomore health informatics major.
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. 
Staff writer Kyle Saxon lists some of the best dining options to consider after Pitt football games at Heinz Field.

Column | Best places to eat after a Pitt football game

By Kyle Saxon, Senior Staff Writer September 28, 2021
For the thousands of Panther fans at Heinz Field on a Pitt football gameday, there are rarely guarantees about what will happen on the field. But the Pitt faithful can always leave the stadium assured that there will be a great place for a post-game meal.
Dozens of students have entered Pitt’s quarantine and isolation housing.

Students report ignored dietary restrictions in Pitt’s quarantine housing

By Rebecca Johnson and Rashi Ranjan September 30, 2020
For Emma Krapels, Pitt’s COVID-19 quarantine housing made her sicker than before she entered, but not from coronavirus. Krapels — who has celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder where eating gluten causes damage to the small intestine — said she suspects she was given gluten on Sept. 17 while in the housing, causing her to “vomit profusely.”
The Quarantine Cookbook | Stir-fry for the end times

The Quarantine Cookbook | Stir-fry for the end times

By Bailey Sasseville, Contributing Editor March 19, 2020
Bailey Sasseville's trusted stir-fry recipe is adaptable to whatever happens to be in your kitchen and is sure to please your health-conscious parents.
Dine-in services shutdown has Oakland restaurant owners worried

Dine-in services shutdown has Oakland restaurant owners worried

By Janine Faust, Editor-in-chief March 17, 2020

Spice Island Tea House, a southeastern Asian eatery on Atwood Street, has provided steady service for 25 years — but it’s never had to deal with state-mandated closures because of a pandemic before. “Everything’s...

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