Pittsburgh Travel Guide

Andrew Zimmern finds that Pittsburgh has a knack for blending old and new food traditions, like old world favorites such as stuffed cabbage and braunschweiger to cutting-edge goat heart tartare.

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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

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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 St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

 
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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 Ave, Braddock, PA 15104

 
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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 Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

 
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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 Ave, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

 
Travel
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 Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA

 
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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 St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

 
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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 Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

 

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