Pittsburgh Travel Guide

Get a complete list of the activities, restaurants and accommodations Andrew Zimmern enjoyed in Pittsburgh.


Activities
Catfishing on the Allegheny River
Andrew Zimmern met up with Joe Gordon, founder of the Three Rivers Catfishing club, to reel in some catfish from the Allegheny River.
  • Allegheny River
  • PA US

Catfishing on the Allegheny River

Andrew Zimmern met up with Joe Gordon, founder of the Three Rivers Catfishing club, to reel in some catfish from the Allegheny River.
Allegheny River , PA, US
The Strip District and Wholey's Fish Market
Visit Pittsburgh's Strip District and check out the Jimmy Sunseri & Nino Co bakery. Plus walk through the Strip’s Public Market to check out Wholey’s Fish Market.
  • 1711 Penn Avenue
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15222 US

The Strip District and Wholey's Fish Market

Visit Pittsburgh's Strip District and check out the Jimmy Sunseri & Nino Co bakery. Plus walk through the Strip’s Public Market to check out Wholey’s Fish Market.
1711 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, US
Phone: +1 412-391-3737
Unique Street Treat
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind place to sample the banh mi, a little Vietnamese sandwich sold by a woman who sets up a grill and folding table along Pennsylvania Avenue every day.
  • Pennsylvania Avenue on the Strip District
  • Pittsburgh, PA US

Unique Street Treat

Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind place to sample the banh mi, a little Vietnamese sandwich sold by a woman who sets up a grill and folding table along Pennsylvania Avenue every day.
Pennsylvania Avenue on the Strip District Pittsburgh, PA, US
Silver Star Meats
Discover how Pittsburgh's favorite sausages are made at Silver Star Meats, famous for their braunschweiger and other old-world specialties.
  • 1720 Middletown Road
  • McKees Rocks, PA 15136 US

Silver Star Meats

Discover how Pittsburgh's favorite sausages are made at Silver Star Meats, famous for their braunschweiger and other old-world specialties.
1720 Middletown Road McKees Rocks, PA, US
Phone: +1 412-771-4064
Hunky Food at Emil's Lounge
Sample some "hunky food" at Emil's Lounge. Located in a former factory neighborhood, Emil's serves hearty food that was once popular with Eastern Europeans workers, known as mill hunks, who came to Pittsburgh during the steel boom.
  • 414 Hawkins Avenue
  • Braddock, PA 15104 US

Hunky Food at Emil's Lounge

Sample some "hunky food" at Emil's Lounge. Located in a former factory neighborhood, Emil's serves hearty food that was once popular with Eastern Europeans workers, known as mill hunks, who came to Pittsburgh during the steel boom.
414 Hawkins Avenue Braddock, PA, US
Phone: +1 412-271-9911
S & D Deli
Find hearty Polish cuisine, such as flaczki, a hearty tripe soup that also includes beef brisket, gizzards and chicken skin.
  • 2204 Penn Avenue
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15222 US

S & D Deli

Find hearty Polish cuisine, such as flaczki, a hearty tripe soup that also includes beef brisket, gizzards and chicken skin.
2204 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, US
Phone: +1 412-281-2906
Wild Purveyors
Andrew Zimmern shadows brothers Cavan and Tom Patterson , the owners of Wild Purveyors, a company that partners with local farms, as they make their rounds providing fresh ingredients to Pittsburgh restaurants.
  • 5308 Butler Street
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15201 US

Wild Purveyors

Andrew Zimmern shadows brothers Cavan and Tom Patterson , the owners of Wild Purveyors, a company that partners with local farms, as they make their rounds providing fresh ingredients to Pittsburgh restaurants.
5308 Butler Street Pittsburgh, PA, US
Phone: +1 412-206-9453

Hotels
Omni William Penn Hotel
Stay at one of Pittsburgh's premier hotels, centrally located to the cities restaurants and shops, including 5 minutes from the Strip District.
  • 530 William Penn Place
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15219 US

Omni William Penn Hotel

Stay at one of Pittsburgh's premier hotels, centrally located to the cities restaurants and shops, including 5 minutes from the Strip District.
530 William Penn Place Pittsburgh, PA, US
Phone: +1 412-281-7100

Restaurants & Bars
Primanti Brothers
Located in the Strip District, Primanti Brothers is a legendary fast-food joint known for its sandwiches, always topped with freshly made french fries.
  • 46 18th Street
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15222 US

Primanti Brothers

Located in the Strip District, Primanti Brothers is a legendary fast-food joint known for its sandwiches, always topped with freshly made french fries.
46 18th Street Pittsburgh, PA, US
Pierogies Plus
Pierogies Plus turns out thousands of handcrafted pierogies each day! Sample cabbage and kielbasa pierogi, spinach and ricotta pierogi, and lekvar pierogi, made with a sweet prune filling.
  • 342 Island Avenue
  • McKees Rocks, PA 15136 US

Pierogies Plus

Pierogies Plus turns out thousands of handcrafted pierogies each day! Sample cabbage and kielbasa pierogi, spinach and ricotta pierogi, and lekvar pierogi, made with a sweet prune filling.
342 Island Avenue McKees Rocks, PA, US
Phone: +1 412-331-2224
Cure
Andrew Zimmern spends the day with chef, charcuterie master and Cure owner Justin Severino. Justin specializes in cured meats at his aptly named restaurant, and prepares several goat dishes for Andrew, using various fresh and cured cuts of goat.
  • 5336 Butler Street
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15201 US

Cure

Andrew Zimmern spends the day with chef, charcuterie master and Cure owner Justin Severino. Justin specializes in cured meats at his aptly named restaurant, and prepares several goat dishes for Andrew, using various fresh and cured cuts of goat.
5336 Butler Street Pittsburgh, PA, US
Phone: +1 412-252-2595

Transportation
Pittsburgh International Airport
Roughly 25 minutes from the popular Strip District, Pittsburgh International Airport offers several nonstop flights on major carriers coming from all over the US, including California.
  • 1000 Airport Boulevard
  • Coraopolis, PA 15108 US

Pittsburgh International Airport

Roughly 25 minutes from the popular Strip District, Pittsburgh International Airport offers several nonstop flights on major carriers coming from all over the US, including California.
1000 Airport Boulevard Coraopolis, PA, US