A brand new month has begun, and you realize what meaning. We’re again with our regular month-to-month food-and-drink updates … regardless that nothing actually appears “regular” today.
This month, we haven’t heard of any closings (so there’s some excellent news). And hopefully quickly, service business people (and all of us!) will be capable to get vaccinated. For now, we’re sticking with take-out.
Regardless of the struggling financial system, Pittsburgh is chewing on some nice new spots, with dozens extra on the horizon.
In case you missed final month’s version, catch up here. If we missed one thing, tell us so we will add it to the record.
Now, learn on and bear in mind to drink (and dine) responsibly.
🇲🇽 Audrina’s Mexican Grille is serving burritos, tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, and extra within the former dwelling of Invoice Ung’s Tea Backyard in Greenfield.
☕ Claussen Cafehaus in twisting issues up on Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield with its native natural gentle pretzels, truthful commerce espresso, and all-natural ice cream — presently serving take-out and to-go orders.
☕ De Fer Coffee & Tea, a Strip District fave, has formally opened its doorways at The Highline within the South Facet and has one other location coming to South Oakland.
🍕 Doughbar Pizzeria & Rotisserie is slinging pizza, rotisserie rooster, and hoagies on the South Facet. Get one of the best of each worlds with their buffalo rooster pie.
🍺 Four Points Brewing opened a brand new location on Western Avenue within the North Facet and is presently solely promoting carry-out cans.
🐉 Gi-Jin, the long-awaited hand roll and gin bar, is lastly opening Downtown on April 6. With years of anticipation, restaurateurs Richard DeShantz and Tolga Sevdik got down to create a “refined, intimate bar that’s re-imagining the sushi expertise.”
🍚 Oishii Donburi, the most recent from the homeowners of Oakland’s Oishii Bento, is now serving Korean and Japanese meals in Lawrenceville.
🌱 Roots Natural Kitchen, the small restaurant chain recognized for wholesome salads and grain bowls, not too long ago opened a brand new location in Bloomfield, Good Meals Pittsburgh studies.
💛 Yinz Coffee has taken over the previous Loopy Mocha storefront on the North Facet and plans to have add a small market part promoting native items.
See you quickly
🌮 Gordo’s Tacos & Tequila, a “new double-decker restaurant” serving Mexico city-style meals, is planning to open on Mount Washington by Cinco de Mayo, NEXTPittsburgh studies.
🍹 Tonic Coffee, a espresso/mocktail bar “impressed by world travels and inclusivity” is coming to Lawrenceville this spring.
➡️ Galley Bakery Square, previously Smallman Galley, is about to open this Might with 4 restaurant ideas: GG’s Cafe, Somi, Metropolis Contemporary Pasta, and Bubba’s.
🍕 The team behind Lorelei, a cocktail bar within the historic Werner Constructing, are opening Woodfired by Lorelei in East Liberty. Within the meantime, observe their web page for pizza pop-ups.
🍷 Con Alma, the favored Shadyside restaurant and jazz bar, is opening a second location Downtown this 12 months throughout from Heinz Corridor. A precise opening date is TBD.
🍔 Burgh’ers Brewing is about to deliver smash burgers to The Highline in South Facet this summer season, NEXTpittsburgh studies.
🍸Storyville Lounge, a “hidden” Victoria-era bar, would be the newest enterprise by the homeowners of Dr. Tumblety’s Time-Impressed Specialty Store in Allentown coming this fall, NEXTPittsburgh studies.
🍽️ Tupelo Honey, a Southern delicacies chain, is coming to Station Sq. later this 12 months and can turn out to be an early anchor of the up to date Freight Home Retailers, per Pittsburgh Patch.
🍔 Back To The Foodture is planning a sequel. The beloved burger and wing spot plans to open a brand new East Carson Avenue outpost, per Pittsburgh Journal.
🚨 Tako is bringing its luxe, Asian-Mexican fusion to Bakery Sq. this summer season.
🍸 G’s on Liberty will change the Alexander’s Italian Bistro on Liberty Avenue in Bloomfield with “a full service restaurant, specializing in actual, modern, artistic meals, and cocktails.” Coming late spring.
🍻 Bonafide Beer Co. is deliberate for the previous Hen Latino spot within the Strip District.
🍻 Two Frays Brewery is engaged on an area in Garfield on Penn. Avenue and posting loads of progress pictures of its row home rehab alongside the way in which.
🐟 Work on Wild Ninja Asian Grill is underway in Oakland, changing Uncle Sam’s Gourmand Subs, PennsylvAsia studies.
🍤 2 Sisters 2 Sons in Sharpsburg is anticipated to announce their second location, serving “probably the most genuine Caribbean meals within the metropolis.”
Lengthy-term openings on our radar
🍔 The Pittsburgh Sandwich Society meals truck is celebrating its five-year anniversary and is planning to broaden to a brick and mortar location in Millvale.
🍺 Pittsburgh Brewing Co. is planning a brand new brewery within the former Pittsburgh Glass Works plant on a 40-acre website alongside the Allegheny River in Creighton. Pittsburgh Enterprise Occasions has the most recent — and extra on the fascinating historical past of the location.
🍵 Tupelo Honey Teas in Millvale acquired the constructing subsequent door and can renovate and broaden over the following a number of years. P.S. There might be backyard tea events!
🎳 Shorty’s Pins x Pints, a brand new leisure idea with duckpin bowling, bocce, pinball, cornhole, large beer pong, and avenue meals is coming to the North Shore, per the Submit-Gazette.
🚀 Grist House Craft Brewery is popping a Collier Township Chilly Battle-era Nike Missile Command Middle into one other outpost for the favored brewery. However a number of work is forward, so be affected person. A gap date is anticipated a 12 months or two from now.
🥗 A casual California-inspired cafe from famed chef Justin Severino is deliberate close to North Park, the Trib writes.
🎸 Howler’s is moving to East Liberty after 19 years in Bloomfield, Metropolis Paper studies.
🧀 Tom & Chee, of “Shark Tank” fame, plans to open a Downtown location. They’ll be serving melts, soups, and “grilled chee donuts,” per WTAE.
🍕 Big Burrito is bringing a yet-to-be-named restaurant to Lawrenceville with a concentrate on pizza, veggie-forward dishes, and burgers, Pittsburgh Journal studies.
🍔 Arlington Beverage Club, a brand new idea from well-known chef Kevin Sousa, is coming to an previous social membership in Allentown referred to as St. George Lyceum, the Pittsburgh Present particulars.
🏛 The Vandal owners are bringing two new concepts to the Pitt Constructing Downtown, the Submit-Gazette studies. One is a sandwich store. The opposite is a supper membership referred to as Saint Johannes.
Right here’s some excellent news, particularly in a tough time for native eating places … we didn’t hear of any closings this previous month! If we missed one, tell us.
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