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Lidia’s restaurant in Strip District to close

Lidia’s restaurant in Strip District to close

Ashley Newman | Staff Writer 08/29/2019 If you’ve ever walked through the Strip District with someone familiar with the area, chances are you’ve stopped at Lidia’s. It has been a Pittsburgh staple for nearly two decades. Unfortunately, the iconic Italian restaurant is set to close this September, though an official date has not yet been […]

New Indian restaurant offers traditional flavor and charm

New Indian restaurant offers traditional flavor and charm

02/22/2018 By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor Move over Chipotle, Indian barbecue is coming to take your place. Choolaah opened its doors Friday, Jan. 26 in East Liberty, near Oakland. Co-founders Raji Sankar and Randhir Sethi debuted an Indian eatery that prides itself on fresh, healthy food. Choolaah focuses on bringing a casual, fast approach […]

Duquesne student runs popular food Instagram

Duquesne student runs popular food Instagram

02/22/2018 By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer According to BlogHer, 29 percent of the general populace share photos of their food online. James Joyce, Duquesne junior supply chain and information systems management major, is no different. Joyce regularly updates his food appreciation Instagram, “worldclass_dining” — on which he has 554 followers — with content from […]

New restaurant brings flavors of Mexico downtown

New restaurant brings flavors of Mexico downtown

By Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer  If you’re in the mood to excite your taste buds with exotic flavors of Mexico and to be intrigued by bright and rich colors, take yourself and maybe a friend or two to Condado Taqueria located in the Cultural District. The restaurant opened recently; it has been up and […]

Asian cuisine provides another reason to visit Oakland

Asian cuisine provides another reason to visit Oakland

By Nina Saluga | Staff Writer It’s really no secret that for Duquesne students, Oakland plays a vital role in nightlife, party culture and socialization on the weekends. But hop on the loop bus this weekend during the daytime hours, and students will find that parties and late night pizza aren’t all the neighborhood is […]

Tres Ríos brings Mexican flavors to the South Side

Tres Ríos brings Mexican flavors to the South Side

By Ollie Gratzinger | Asst. Features Editor When one walks into South Side’s newest Mexican eatery, Tres Ríos, it’s easy to forget that you’re actually in the heart of Pittsburgh. If it weren’t for the name, which means “Three Rivers” in Spanish, one could convince themselves that they’d just entered a place entirely foreign, complete […]

NYC in 12 hours: How to maximize your time in the Big Apple

NYC in 12 hours: How to maximize your time in the Big Apple

By Evan Penrod & Salena Moran | Staff Writers You are all ready to embark on a whirlwind adventure to New York City in lieu of the upcoming holiday season, but only for a day. With a limited time and budget, how can you possibly experience the hotspots of Manhattan in just twelve hours and […]

DiAnoia’s Eatery offers authentic Italian cuisine in the Strip

DiAnoia’s Eatery offers authentic Italian cuisine in the Strip

By Jamie Crow | Staff Writer Nestled on the edge of the Strip District, the newly opened DiAnoia’s Eatery is a breath of fresh air. Bright green paint framing the window outside of the restaurant makes it impossible to miss — and I promise that you wouldn’t want to miss it. The colorful aesthetic follows […]

Smallman Galley brings novel dining to the Strip

Smallman Galley brings novel dining to the Strip

By Seth Culp-Ressler | Features Editor Mingling is just part of the atmosphere at Smallman Galley. It’s unavoidable. It’s unconventional. And, much like the cuisine on offer, it’s wonderfully natural. Located at the far end of Smallman Street — next to the famous Peace Love & Little Donuts — Smallman Galley is a unique take […]

The Yard’s grilled cheese conjures fond childhood memories

The Yard’s grilled cheese conjures fond childhood memories

By Lauren Zawatski | The Duquesne Duke If you think that you’ve left behind the simple deliciousness of grilled cheese sandwiches in your adolescent days, The Yard is here to prove you wrong. The newly opened Market Square location of the Shadyside original, which owners David Ondik (a Duquesne graduate), Mike Allen and Nirev Patel […]