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Oakland restaurants ‘delivering’ on expectations despite COVID-19 restrictions

Primanti Bros. is a sandwich shop chain that finds its roots in Pittsburgh.

By Bobbo Craig, For The Pitt News

September 23, 2020

Although many restaurants have been able to open their doors to the public, many are still feeling the detrimental effects of COVID-19. To be in accordance with Allegheny County COVID-19 restrictions, restaurants must close their doors by 11 p.m., keep the number of people in the building below 25% of full capacity, maintain social distancing and enforce mask-wearing.

Oakland restaurants open for take out during coronavirus regulations

Various Oakland restaurants remain open for delivery and carry-out orders.

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

March 18, 2020

Here’s a quick round-up of some nearby places you can pick up your next meal from before it's time to brave the grocery stores once again.

Opinion | 5 things you should know before working in a restaurant

Opinion | 5 things you should know before working in a restaurant

By Mackenzie Oster, Staff Columnist

September 25, 2019

Before you find yourself in the midst of providing a “pleasant dining experience,” here are five things that I wish I had known before standing in your shoes.

Changing seasons means more sales for Oakland businesses

Atwood Street’s Bootleggers is a popular bar among students during the school year.

By Kieran Mclean, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018

For students, autumn heralds pumpkin spice, sweaters and the mass migration back to school. For Oakland restaurants, that migration means business.

Student restaurant deals should go beyond Oakland

Located right by Pitt's campus on Oakland Avenue, Fuel and Fuddle offers students a late-night menu with half-price options. (Photo by Anne Amundson | Staff Photographer)

By Delilah Bourque | Columnist

May 30, 2018

The best part of being a Pitt student is the endless dining options available around campus — and the deals that come with them. Whether it’s late-night, half-price pizzas at The Porch or Stack’d’s half-off appetizers during weeknight happy hours, you’re sure to satisfy your hungry stomach ...

Staff picks: cheap eats in Oakland

Hello Bistro's cuisine features a variety of salads and burgers. (Photo by Anna Bongardino | Visual Editor)

By TPN Staff

August 21, 2017

With Red Oak Cafe’s closure, Pitt students could go hungry come fall. But here at The Pitt News, we won’t let that happen. There are plenty of restaurants in Oakland to choose from — you just need to find the right spots. We’ve enlisted some editors and writers from The Pitt News to compile some o...

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