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Cafe Zinho
Enjoy an upscale European meal in a cozy setting. You can’t go wrong with the wild-mushroom ravioli. 238 Spahr St., 412-363-1500

There is no way to feel bad or bogged down after consuming a yummy, satisfying meal that is entirely vegan and gluten-free. 735 Copeland St., 412-802-7070

Harris Grill
Popular and lively spot to grab beers, cocktails and amusingly described pub grub. In warm weather, the outside seating is premium. Tuesday is bacon night. 5747 Ellsworth Ave., 412-362-5273

Inn on Negley
High tea here is an absolute delight and an opportunity to treat yourself. The delicious scones and finger sandwiches made with seasonal ingredients take it to the next level. 703 S. Negley Ave., 412-661-0631

Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream
Enter this quaint location, breathe in the waffle-cone smell, and get lost contemplating the seasonal ice-cream flavors listed. Leave with a bag of broken waffle-cone bits for later. 232 S. Highland Ave.,

These noodle-based dishes are inspired by the street markets of Thailand, and they pack a major flavor punch. It’s hard not to get drawn in by the aromas while you’re walking past. Cash only! 242 S. Highland Ave.,

PLUM Pan Asian Kitchen
This is a perfect date-night spot, especially when the weather is nice, and you can sit on the patio. The sushi is tasty, and the dessert menu will end your meal on a sweet note. 5996 Centre Ave., 412-363-7586

Prantl’s Bakery
People will tell you to try the burnt-almond torte if you haven’t already, but there are more than 100 sweet options available if that’s not your scene. 5525 Walnut St., 412-621-2092

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Tipsy Cow

The Nutter Butter milkshake is to die for, and you can get a burger with fried mac-and-cheese on top. 728 Copeland St., 412-682-3354

Tipsy Cow
This build-your-own-style restaurant lets you create a myriad of breakfast platters and burgers alongside its delicious appetizer menu. There are burgers for vegetarians, pescetarians and folks who’ve gone paleo. 5741 Ellsworth Ave., 412-404-8409


5801 Video & Lounge
This LGBTQ-focused spot has darts and poker leagues, as well as a super tasty menu. There’s an upstairs bar for non-smokers. 5801 Ellsworth Ave., 412-661-5600

Bites and Brews
It’s hard to be unhappy in the presence of a great craft-beer selection, plus really tasty pizza and hoagies. A great place for those nights when you just want to unwind. 5750 Ellsworth Ave., 412-361-4425

Le Mardi Gras
If an impressive tap list doesn’t satiate you, perhaps the cocktails made with freshly squeezed orange and grapefruit juice will. (The creamsicle mixed drink is a real treat). 731 Copeland St., 412-683-0912

William Penn Tavern
Never underestimate the bliss-inducing power of a good, affordable beer washing down some really good chicken wings. 739 Bellafonte St., 412-621-1000