Pittsburgh TasteBud Bests from 2011

The year 2011 was a great year for the Pittsburgh TasteBuds.  After hosting our 13th, wine exchange in December with a waiting list of attendees, we feel honored to have such a great following and a beautiful city to do it in.  Throughout the year, we’ve highlighted many different types of food in our reviews.  Here is a recap of the Pittsburgh TasteBud Bests from 2011:

Breakfast:

  • Omelette – Square Cafe – Regent Square
  • French Toast – Dor-Stop – Dormont
  • Diner Coffee – Pamelas – Millvale 

Sides:

  • French Onion Soup –  NOLA on the Square – Downtown 
  • French Fries – Potato Patch at Kennywood Amusement Park – West Mifflin
  • Hummus – Christo’s – Downtown

Entrees:

  • Gyro – Mike and Tony’s – Southside
  • Rueben Sandwich – West End Cafe (in Rivers Casino) – Northshore
  • Fish Sandwich – Wholey’s – Strip District
  • Bahn Mi – Vietnam Pho – Strip District
  • Monte Cristo – Stokes Grille – North Hills
  • Pizza – Pasta Too – Northside
  • Fried Chicken – Carmi Family Restaurant – Northside
  • Burgers – Burgatory Bar – Aspinwall
  • Meatloaf – Cornerstone – Aspinwall
  • Mussels – Solstice – Greensburg, PA
  • Hanger Steak – Bite Bistro – Bellevue
  • Pierogies – James Street Gastropub – Northside

Desserts:

  • Milkshakes – Burgatory Bar – Aspinwall
  • Cupcakes – Priory Fine Pastries – Northside
  • Baklava – Meditterano – Millvale
  • Tiramisu – Mia Madre – Bellevue

Heading into 2012, we look forward to sharing more of our experiences with our readers, celebrating more wine exchanges and making new friends.

Cheers.

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