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4 restaurants in town:

TARTAN EXPRESS - ASIAN FUSION - Open Monday- Friday from 11-2 (May be closed when CMU is not in session)
https://apps.studentaffairs.cmu.edu/dining/conceptinfo/?page=conceptDetails&conceptId=168

https://cafeeighteen.com/

https://www.milkywaypgh.com/

TAHINI - (May be closed when CMU is not in session) https://apps.studentaffairs.cmu.edu/dining/conceptinfo/?page=conceptDetails&conceptId=82



The ultimate list of closed PIT kosher eateries...
 
These kosher restaurants, bakeries, and ice cream stores in and around Squirrel Hill have all closed in the time since I went to high school there:
1. Leibel's
2. King David
3. Yacov's
4. Simple Treat
5. Platters
6. Golden China
7. Meating Place
8. Sari's
9. Susheli
10. Cafe M
11. Pinati's
12. Rolladin
13. Mordy's Cafe at the JCC
14. Sweet Tammy's on Murray
15. Sweet Tammy's at the JCC
16. Sweet Tammy's in Larimer
17. Aaron and Ari's.
18. Milky Way Oakland/Campus.
19. Grilliance (now open for take out every Tuesday. Email order 1 day in advance to: grilliance1@gmail.com)
20. Phil and Bills Ice Cream
21. Cafe 18 Dairy.

Driving from NY area to Pittsburgh:
2 routes: PA Turnpike ($20 in tolls) or I-78 to I-76 (no tolls), similar times, I-78 might be a little longer
Things to do on the way:
- Crayola Factory
- Cabelas store (Hamburg) - has lots of taxidermy and an aquarium
- Hershey Park
- Dutch Wonderland
- Cherry Cress Farms - corn maze, lots of activities
- Paulus Farm Market - petting zoo
- 7 Springs - alpine slide
- Flight 93 Memorial (Somerset)

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #120 on: August 07, 2015, 10:28:42 AM »
I've done flying and driving recently. Flying was so much nicer, but that's coming from someone who isn't into long drives.
6 hours ain't a long drive. If you asked me I'd want to take a drive with my wife as part of the trip that close, but to each their own, I'm just letting him know it can be driven easily IMO.

You're talking really late. Sunday Night Baseball starts at 8PM usually, which means the game'll end 11PM if he's lucky.
Exactly. Incline should still be open. I don't think I've been there before 1am. But museums of course won't be open...
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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #121 on: August 07, 2015, 10:28:55 AM »
You're talking really late. Sunday Night Baseball starts at 8PM usually, which means the game'll end 11PM if he's lucky.

Thanx for all the replies.
Later. Its ESPN we're talking about. Is the incline safe at night?

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« Reply #122 on: August 07, 2015, 10:29:38 AM »
6 hours ain't a long drive. If you asked me I'd want to take a drive with my wife as part of the trip that close, but to each their own, I'm just letting him know it can be driven easily IMO.
 Exactly. Incline should still be open. I don't think I've been there before 1am. But museums of course won't be open...
Subjective. :P
Oh, wow, didn't realize it's such a late activity.

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #123 on: August 07, 2015, 10:30:16 AM »
You're talking really late. Sunday Night Baseball starts at 8PM usually, which means the game'll end 11PM if he's lucky.
Which also means there are no flights back to NY anymore at that time. They will have to stay in a hotel and fly back Mon AM which is a CRAZY time at PIT. I would lay low and fly out Mon morning after 10 AM when the commuter traffic dwindles.

There are some nice hotels downtown near the "Point" and sometimes you can even get a beautiful view.

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« Reply #124 on: August 07, 2015, 10:31:44 AM »
Thanx for all the replies.
Later. Its ESPN we're talking about. Is the incline safe at night?

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« Reply #125 on: August 07, 2015, 10:32:54 AM »
Thanx for all the replies.
Later. Its ESPN we're talking about. Is the incline safe at night?
Totally. B"H. Not even a question.

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« Reply #126 on: August 07, 2015, 10:39:05 AM »
Anyone have an opinion of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History? Any water activities on the rivers?

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« Reply #127 on: August 07, 2015, 10:50:51 AM »
Anyone have an opinion of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History? Any water activities on the rivers?
A riverboat ride is nice.

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #128 on: August 07, 2015, 11:50:15 AM »
Stupid question...is there a kosher grocery store in Pitt so I don't need to bring lots from NY if I go for a few days?

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« Reply #129 on: August 07, 2015, 11:52:25 AM »
Yes. It's on Murray Ave. Just like the two kosher restaurants. Also, right across the street from the kosher grocery is a regular grocery with a full kosher pas yisroel bakery.

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« Reply #130 on: August 07, 2015, 11:56:13 AM »
Milky way DO in 5 in minutes anyone?
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« Reply #131 on: August 07, 2015, 11:58:56 AM »
Milky way DO in 5 in minutes anyone?
Wait a minute. I'm vacillating on a Pitt trip bec of how u like to disparage it and now you're there?

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« Reply #132 on: August 07, 2015, 12:00:18 PM »
Milky way DO in 5 in minutes anyone?
My wife just took the car to Murray Kosher and I'm stuck at home with the kids. Nice timing.

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« Reply #133 on: August 07, 2015, 12:11:07 PM »
Wait a minute. I'm vacillating on a Pitt trip bec of how u like to disparage it and now you're there?
Living somewhere and visiting somewhere are different universes.
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« Reply #134 on: August 07, 2015, 01:32:28 PM »
Living somewhere and visiting somewhere are different universes.
You'll be there Sunday? Come to the game.
I've heard similar about Cleveland in my research about moving there.

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« Reply #135 on: August 07, 2015, 03:41:22 PM »
PIT is nice for a short visit, but man you couldn't pay me to live here.
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« Reply #136 on: August 09, 2015, 02:36:28 PM »
Any kosher sushi in Pittsburgh? TIA.

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« Reply #137 on: August 09, 2015, 02:37:59 PM »
Any kosher sushi in Pittsburgh? TIA.
They have some pre-made in the fridge at Milky Way. It's not awesome.

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« Reply #138 on: August 09, 2015, 05:47:55 PM »
It's not awesome.
Good summary of PIT kosher food scene.
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« Reply #139 on: August 09, 2015, 06:59:52 PM »
Coming into town tomorrow with a group. Anything to do between Columbus and Pittsburgh?  Need something thrilling but reasonable price