Freedom Square Diner is a family-owned, community-centric restaurant that understands the value of a home-cooked meal. A friendly staff welcomes all foodies into a modern diner atmosphere where comfy seats cradle gastronomic cravings. An appetite can be cuddled by breakfast-menu bites such as a country breakfast with four eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, toast or English muffin, and a pair of pancakes ($7.99) and the crab or salmon Benedict over two poached eggs with an English muffin dressed in hollandaise sauce ($7.99).
Helmed by a head chef who has accrued experience in India and along the East Coast, Mirchi's culinary team forges a menu of traditional, regional eats made with halal meats and fresh ingredients. Soft, fluffy garlic naan and roti made from scratch soak up the delicate yogurt sauces of lamb and goat curries. Indo-Chinese entrees present hakka-style noodles and gobhi manchurian—cauliflower whirled in a tomato-soy sauce. Mirchi’s BYOB policy and free WiFi lets diners feast alongside self-supplied libations and celebrity cat blogs, while its proximity to an Indian grocer lets guests stock up on ingredients to recreate their meals at home.
The Flame BBQ’s two soul-food kitchens sling slow-cooked pulled pork, collard greens, and brisket onto plates and catering trays. Rolls sop up the barbecue sauce that smothers spare ribs, pulled chicken, and beef. Stack a Mac meals, a Flame specialty, fold barbecued meat into creamy mac ‘n’ cheese that is accompanied by a cup of sauce and several high-fives. Other unique offerings include brisket burritos bundled in a tortilla and catered whole-roasted pigs, piglets, or lambs.
Chef Ryan Sarel honed his craft in kitchens all over Pennsylvania and Colorado—even doing a stint as the catering manager for the Denver Broncos—but never felt he'd "made a mark of his own" until founding Ryan's Red Box Deli. Drawing on Ryan's classical education from the Pennsylvania Culinary Institute's Le Cordon Bleu program, the deli builds formally excellent sandwiches while following environmentally conscious practices.
The deli stays earth-friendly by purchasing humanely raised meats and locally grown produce whenever possible, which helps Ryan to create sandwiches with garden-fresh flavors. He also donates his used oil to a local biofuel manufacturer, and exclusively stocks the deli with biodegradable utensils, packaging, and tables.
The deli's cherry-red counter and key-lime-green walls add vibrant splashes of color amid gleaming wood floors and polished wooden booths. Behind the counter, a pair of red-framed chalkboards lists the entire menu along with a brief lesson on the quadratic equation.
Tamarind offers three locations for your convenience. Whether you are looking for a casual or 'step above' atmosphere, we can offer both for you. Whichever location you choose, you will have the best quality food and great service which we are proud of.
The talented dough slingers at Pizza Sola hand make New York–style pies with time-honored methods and top-shelf ingredients, which led to the Best Slice of New York award from Pittsburgh Magazine. Cooks craft each pizza using traditional techniques: hunting wild dough blobs and subduing them with a thorough tossing and a slathering of imported San Marzano tomato sauce. Each New York pizza (18", $14; $2.75 extra for classic toppings, $3 extra for gourmet toppings) sports a tasteful chapeau of romano and whole-milk mozzarella, capping savory sauce flavors with a mouthwatering layer of creamy cheesiness. To seal in flavor, delicious disks bask in oven heat atop hot stones, resulting in a fragrant finish and even tan throughout the pie. Though today's deal is valid for dine-in or carryout, dine-in customers snack on complimentary garlic knots, baked with olive oil and herbs.
Saga Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar's chefs appease appetites with freshly rolled maki as well as classical Japanese entrees that come to life on tableside hibachi grills. After scouring the oceans in a conjoined diving suit, chefs utilize their fresh seafood to transform sticky rice into such visions as the rainbow roll, filled with spicy crabmeat and crowned with a spectrum of tuna, salmon, yellowtail, and tobiko. Sushi disappears from plates inside the dimly lit dining room, where exposed-stone sections of wall flank bamboo plants brightened with little spotlights.
Patrons seeking dinner and a show can order something off of the hibachi menu, then gather around black-granite-topped counters inside a room with rich wooden accents. Before each hungry audience, chefs sear salmon, chicken and scallops, or lobster and filet mignon before accessorizing meals with two pieces of shrimp, soup, salad, vegetables, rice, and noodles.