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The Allegheny County Health Department cited Las Palmas #2 for one low-risk health code violation Tuesday.

Las Palmas cited for health violation

By Jon Moss, News Editor January 30, 2020
The Allegheny County Health Department cited Las Palmas #2 for one health code violation Tuesday.
The Las Palmas restaurant received 13 health violations from the Allegheny County Health Department Thursday.

Las Palmas receives 13 health code violations

By Erica Guthrie, Assistant News Editor November 14, 2019

Las Palmas #2, a convenience store and taco stand located at 326 Atwood St. in South Oakland, received 13 health code violations from a health inspector from the Allegheny County Health Department Thursday.  Of...

Tacos from the recently reopened Oakland Las Palmas location.

Top 5 / Bottom 5: Las Palmas

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 8, 2019
Las Palmas has a cult following on campus — but is there anything they could do that would actually cause them to lose support? Read more here:
Las Palmas, a small Mexican grocery store tucked away on Atwood Street, offers traditional ingredients to its customers while tacos heat up on the grill outside of the store. (Photo by Anne Amundson | Staff Photographer)

Las Palmas remains open after several health inspections

By Joanna Li, News Editor February 5, 2019
After at least three visits from the Allegheny County Health Department since it was ordered to close Jan. 24, Las Palmas #2, the Oakland location of the Mexican grocery and restaurant, was reinspected Feb. 5 and permitted to remain open.
The Oakland location of Las Palmas, which has another location pictured here, been cited by the Allegheny County Health Department in its most recent inspection for the presence of live and dead roaches throughout the store.

Las Palmas receives consumer alert

By Joanna Li, News Editor January 28, 2019
Las Palmas #2, a Mexican grocery store and food stand on Atwood Street in Oakland, was issued a consumer alert after the discovery of a roach infestation. The Allegheny County Health Department issued the location a yellow status after observing numerous roaches, alive and dead, during a Jan. 24 health inspection.
Las Palmas doubles as a taqueria, serving cheap tacos stuffed with meats such as chicken, steak, ground beef and carnitas on doubled-up corn tortillas. (Photo by Jeremy Wang | Senior Staff Columnist)

Respect Las Palmas: Stop purchasing ‘trendy’ ethnic food

By Jeremy Wang | Senior Columnist May 30, 2018

Nestled away on Atwood Street is an Oakland gem that’s the stuff of legends — Las Palmas. As a big fan of Tex-Mex and home cooking, I do most of my grocery shopping at this small Mexican grocery...

Alex Nally | Staff Photographer

Staff picks: Oakland bites

By TPN Staff May 31, 2016

In a New York Times feature story earlier this year, writer Jeff Gordinier dubbed Pittsburgh’s burgeoning food scene a “cultural youthquake.” You might have heard that the Steel City — highlighted...

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