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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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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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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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 Rd, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

 
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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 Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

 
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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

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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 St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

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