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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 changed in the last 48 hours. We’re still trying to wrap our heads around it...

Cathy cookie contest takes the cake

Chef Randolph Russell from Sodexo constructs a model Cathedral of Learning out of gingerbread.

By Diana Velasquez, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

They had the opportunity to combine the two with The Cathy Cookie Bake-Off, hosted by Pitt Residence Life, which transformed the William Pitt Union Ballroom on Tuesday into a candy wonderland.

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

Guy Fieri of “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives” fame.

By The Pitt News Staff

September 27, 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

YouTuber Mike Chen spoke at the Pitt Asian Student Alliance’s event “ASA Presents: Mike Chen” on Tuesday evening.

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor

September 5, 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

The Groceria Merante celebrated its 40th anniversary on Saturday.

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

Stack’d restaurant on Forbes Avenue.

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

Tofu cooking in a pan.

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

Sarah Connor enjoys being a Pittsburgh native while posing on the North Shore in front of iconic Pittsburgh bridges. (Photo courtesy of Chloe Yoder)

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...

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