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Las Palmas cited for health violation

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

By Jon Moss, News Editor

January 30, 2020

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

Las Palmas receives 13 health code violations

The Las Palmas restaurant received 13 health violations from the Allegheny County Health Department Thursday.

By Erica Guthrie, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 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 the violations, two were considered to be high risk, two were medium risk and nine were low risk. The violation...

Top 5 / Bottom 5: Las Palmas

Tacos from the recently reopened Oakland Las Palmas location.

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 remains open after several health inspections

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)

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.

Las Palmas receives consumer alert

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.

By Joanna Li, News Editor

January 29, 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.

Respect Las Palmas: Stop purchasing ‘trendy’ ethnic food

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)

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 store, where I can find ingredients such as jicama or prickly pears that conventional stores don’t carry...

Staff picks: Oakland bites

Alex Nally | Staff Photographer

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 by an onslaught of quirky restaurants, including the Fairfield at the Ace Hotel in East Liberty an...

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