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Red Oak Cafe closing within the week

Red Oak Cafe, a popular breakfast and lunch spot in Oakland, is closing. (TPN File Photo)

By Janine Faust and John Hamilton / Pitt News Staff

August 1, 2017

Red Oak Cafe is closing on Aug. 4, according to Ray McNevin, a manager and chef at the Oakland restaurant. McNevin said new owners from Virginia are taking over on the 8th. They will rename and redo the restaurant, he said. Remembering Red Oak The breakfast and lunch cafe is popular, in part, for its vegan and ve...

Oakland Restaurant Week offers cheap trials of fast and fresh eats

By Dan Willis / For The Pitt News

June 3, 2014

When talking about Pitt’s nearby campus eateries, two words come up again and again: fast and fresh. Oakland is no place for a sit-down restaurant. Profit here comes from midnight snacks and hurried, between-class lunches. But that doesn’t mean students have lowered their standards for the food.As local, o...

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