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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

Leaving Milky Way and the Giant Eagle Bakery in Squirrel Hill as the sole survivors...

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #60 on: May 10, 2013, 01:53:05 PM »
The ultimate list of closed PIT eateries...
 
These kosher restaurants, bakeries, and ice cream stores in Squirrel Hill have all closed in just 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. Sari's
8. Cafe M
9. Pinati's
10. Rolladin
11. Mordy's Cafe at the JCC
12. Sweet Tammy's on Murray
13. Sweet Tammy's at the JCC
13.5 Aaron and Ari's used to be open full time but is now only open for dinner only and just on Sunday and Tuesday. Double-check on that as who knows when they will figure out that it's not worth having a storefront that's only open 6 hours a week.

Leaving mediocre Milky Way as the sole survivor...I don't think they even bother to open on motzei shabbos, typically a jam-packed time for a pizza shop in most cities.

theres lots more
the meating place (that location was a constant flow of restaurants)
shiffrin had an ice cream store for a few years (is that leibel's?)
dont remember other names. (i think our high school years overlapped a bit, though in different buildings)

pgh was never able to support more than 1 fleishig, 1 milchig, one bakery, and 1 kosher store at a time and even that....

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #61 on: May 10, 2013, 01:54:39 PM »
the meating place (that location was a constant flow of restaurants)
shiffrin had an ice cream store for a few years (is that leibel's?
What was the meating place? When was it open?
Leibel's was the ice cream store.
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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #62 on: May 10, 2013, 02:00:19 PM »
This thread is by far the most depressing thing I have read on ddf. I clicked on it as there were posts today and I know someone who is going for Shabbos... I was going to refer him to thread, but don't want to spoil his Shabbos.
At least the Pirates are over 500 this year (but that will prob last as long as an avg. Pitts restaurant).

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #63 on: May 10, 2013, 02:09:39 PM »
What was the meating place? When was it open?
Leibel's was the ice cream store.

it was right before golden china, same location
who had Golden China? Fakiro?

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #64 on: May 10, 2013, 02:49:22 PM »
it was right before golden china, same location
who had Golden China? Fakiro?
Golden China was Fakiro (Uri I think? The brother of the awesome chef @ king David's).

I seem to recall Golden China taking over a treif restaurant... Could be mistaken. I still have nightmares of the flies swarming us at Golden China, while we picked out the little pieces of chicken in the "whatever leftover shreds we could find to stick into a meal and call chinese" special.

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #65 on: May 10, 2013, 02:52:48 PM »
it was right before golden china, same location
who had Golden China? Fakiro?
Weird, I should have been there then but I have no recollection of that?
Who owned it? What type of cuisine? How long was it around for?
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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #66 on: May 10, 2013, 03:37:44 PM »
Weird, I should have been there then but I have no recollection of that?
Who owned it? What type of cuisine? How long was it around for?

it was meat.
i dont remember much else. wasnt around very long. i think they were in between the not kosher restaurant and golden china. if my memory serves me correct.
maybe it wasnt kosher and the name just stands out from passing it daily? it was a long time ago

but i do remember the sign in the bathroom in golden china (now thats something a kid remembers)
if u sprinkle when u tinkle....

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #67 on: May 10, 2013, 03:57:12 PM »
This thread is by far the most depressing thing I have read on ddf. I clicked on it as there were posts today and I know someone who is going for Shabbos... I was going to refer him to thread, but don't want to spoil his Shabbos.
At least the Pirates are over 500 this year (but that will prob last as long as an avg. Pitts restaurant).
And they are the headquarters for JWINEWS.COM!!!!! That has to count for something.

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #68 on: May 10, 2013, 05:04:45 PM »
but i do remember the sign in the bathroom in golden china (now thats something a kid remembers)
if u sprinkle when u tinkle....

...Please be neat and clean the seat

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #69 on: June 18, 2013, 06:33:50 PM »
I get the point that there is nothing to do in Pittsburgh itself, but I have a large family some 8 married kids each with a bunch of their own. We are looking to rent a large home in the area that is driveable to a minyan, so we can all meet half way between NY an the Midwest. It does not need to be in Pittsburgh but somewhere in the outlying areas. TIA

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #70 on: June 18, 2013, 07:12:00 PM »
I get the point that there is nothing to do in Pittsburgh itself, but I have a large family some 8 married kids each with a bunch of their own. We are looking to rent a large home in the area that is driveable to a minyan, so we can all meet half way between NY an the Midwest. It does not need to be in Pittsburgh but somewhere in the outlying areas. TIA
What about the Poconos or near Scranton?

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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #71 on: June 19, 2013, 11:14:35 AM »
What about the Poconos or near Scranton?
To close for the NYers and to far from Detroit/Chicago

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« Reply #72 on: June 19, 2013, 11:29:47 AM »
Niagara Falls/Niagara on the lake?
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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #73 on: October 29, 2013, 12:36:30 AM »
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Re: Pittsburgh Master Thread
« Reply #74 on: November 07, 2013, 02:06:57 PM »
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Are those Milky Way's spicy fries?
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