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3 restaurants in town:

https://cafeeighteen.com/

https://www.milkywaypgh.com/

https://apps.studentaffairs.cmu.edu/dining/conceptinfo/?page=conceptDetails&conceptId=76



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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« Reply #220 on: June 28, 2017, 10:24:42 AM »
Cafe 18 greatly exceeded my expectations, especially given the horror stories I had been told.
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The Duquesne Incline is cool.

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What about YAT?

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I don't even know what that is.
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« Reply #224 on: June 28, 2017, 04:29:35 PM »
Cafe 18 greatly exceeded my expectations, especially given the horror stories I had been told.
Once you get past the service/operating quirks, the food is great.
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Once you get past the service/operating works, the food is great.
When I was there all I really saw were eggs and lox on the menu. But I understand it changes daily.
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When I was there all I really saw were eggs and lox on the menu. But I understand it changes hourly.
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Any nice hotel within a 10-15 min drive to a shacharis minyan?

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Any nice hotel within a 10-15 min drive to a shacharis minyan?
Define nice.
Anything downtown, Oakland, or waterfront will work.
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« Reply #230 on: February 12, 2018, 09:50:46 AM »
Any nice hotel within a 10-15 min drive to a shacharis minyan?
There's an 8am shachris at downtown shul. Address is 810 5th Ave. 15219
Marriott is across the street.
Fairmont is a 5 min drive/10 min walk away.
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Define nice.
Anything downtown, Oakland, or waterfront will work.
Clean. Doesn't have to be the nicest.
Anything near the Murray st area?

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Clean. Doesn't have to be the nicest.
Anything near the Murray st area?
Nothing within walking distance.

My grandparents liked Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh E - Waterfront Dr
I stay in the Fairmont due to my free nights.

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How far is Murray St area from the downtown area?

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How far is Murray St area from the downtown area?
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Also check Airbnb in Squirrel Hill
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« Reply #237 on: February 17, 2018, 11:23:05 PM »
A true legend

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cool that he has a tribute wall. Mr. Jessy is the coach who arranged a basketball team with a 9th grader Tamir Goodman. Link to online Tribute Wall: http://www.beatty-richfuneralhome.com/notices/Carl-Jessy
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fascinating memories from Mr. Jessy's daughter-in-law and some more students on another online Tribute Wall: http://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/triblive-tribune-review/carl-w-jessy-condolences/188186782?cid=full
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« Reply #239 on: April 26, 2018, 03:41:31 PM »
If anybody here has experince with or has tasted mordy brown’s  takeout/catering, please pm me. Thanks!