The Pittsburgh Inn

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By | June 10, 2014 4:01 pm | 0 Comments

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! This afternoon, I stopped in at The Pittsburgh Inn at 3725 West Lake Rd. This small bar and restaurant was first opened in the early 1920′s and then began serving food in the 1950′s. I was born…

 

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The Ruffed Grouse Bar & Grille

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By | June 3, 2014 11:50 am | 1 Comment

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Last Thursday night, the weather was perfect for a drive out to the Ruffed Grouse Bar & Grille in North East. Amanda and I were joined for dinner by our friends Colleen Lanigan and Jake Hordych. The…

 

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Hunter’s Inn

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By | May 27, 2014 1:54 pm | 1 Comment

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! When Hunter’s Inn was first opened on 26th Street in 1952, I’m willing to bet that not many people knew it would still be a favorite local hangout in 2014. I received several recommendations for the burgers…

 

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Ugly Tuna Tavern

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By | May 20, 2014 4:03 pm | 0 Comments

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! After Backyard Burgers closed, a new tavern opened in its place at 1010 Peninsula Dr. The Ugly Tuna Tavern opened in early 2013 and offers up another attraction on the way out to the peninsula. The patio…

 

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Roff School Tavern

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By | May 13, 2014 1:19 pm | 2 Comments

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! The corner of Leslie and Blooming Valley Roads is home to the Roff School Tavern. The transformation from school house to the Northgate Inn to the current Tavern started in the 1930′s. This “corner bar” offers a…

 

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Jekyll & Hyde’s

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By | May 6, 2014 3:25 pm | 0 Comments

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! The newly renovated kitchen inside of Jekyll & Hyde’s on the corner of 10th and State is still putting out unique and flavorful food. My coworker, Steve Anthony, joined me last week to sample the three burgers…

 

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Salads in Review

By | April 29, 2014 2:39 pm | 0 Comments

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Now that the snow has hopefully come to an end, it’s time for gardening season which means more salads. Eight weeks of restaurant hopping for salads allowed me to try fifteen different dishes. I had a wide…

 

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Molly Brannigans

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By | April 22, 2014 12:14 pm | 0 Comments

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Molly Brannigans at 506 State St. has been serving delicious Irish fare and pub food for almost twelve years now. Monday night, Amanda and I stopped in to get dinner shortly after 6 o’clock. We were actually…

 

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The Brewerie

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By | April 15, 2014 12:27 pm | 0 Comments

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! I have been to The Brewerie many times and had burgers, sandwiches, and main entrees, but never a salad. Amanda and I went in for dinner on Monday night. We were seated in the Tap Room side due…

 

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La Bella

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By | April 8, 2014 10:35 am | 1 Comment

If you haven’t yet, be sure to “like” Chew On It: Beard vs. Food on Facebook and follow me on Twitter! Saturday evening, Amanda and I had reservation at La Bella located at 802 West 18th Street. We have been in for dinner multiple times before, but had never ordered a salad. There was a table waiting with…

 

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