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    OT: Business Trip to the Burgh

    I'll be making my first trip to Pittsburgh this month for work.

    I'm only in town Monday - Thursday. Staying downtown near Melon Square.

    I'd appreciate any advice on good places to eat or things to do. Is there anything Steelers related worth doing if I get a chance?

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    primantis in the strip district
    take the incline from station square(at night is the coolest) grandview saloon at the top for a drink on the balcony
    station square has a couple good stores that sell plenty of steelers, penguins and pirates gear
    i really liked the gateway clipper tour(an hour or so). i actually think you might be able to find a deal on groupon
    delucas in strip district for breakfast(has been featured on triple d and such)
    one of the best pizzas ive ever had was at mineos in mt lebanon(white pizza with tomatoes and spinach)
    southern tier brewery near pnc park is one of my favorite micro breweries
    over paid janitor......
    and proving it every year.........

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    Hyde Park Steakhouse near PNC.
    Very good food
    I wish people would/could leave politics out of a Steelers Football Forum.

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    I was up there for the first time in Jan. Check out
    https://churchbrew.com/ and Jerome Bettis Grill...
    The strip is where i got my Steeler gear......

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    hey, when you are in the strip after primantis(double meat and egg), make sure you grab a couple egg rolls from the street vendor on the corner across the street from all the cheap steeler clothes. they are like $2 each, huge and tastes great. they sure hit the spot right then or late at night in the hotel room.

    i also love the wholey food company in the strip also. i dig seeing the live fish, dead fish etc. i dont get to see big city type stuff like that.

    the dirty o(original hot dog shop). take someone with you and order a large fry..........
    over paid janitor......
    and proving it every year.........

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    I took my daughter to the Church Brew Works for the first time after a Steeler game earlier this season, Sword. Had the Buffalo Chicken Pierogies. Haven't been to the Bettis Grill in a few years, but it was good as sports bars go, and especially for a Steeler fan. Has anyone been to Hines Ward's restaurant up in Cranberry? I've never been there, and wondering if it's worth the stop some time.

    I'll also second Deluca's for breakfast...you won't be hungry when you leave. I've only been there on weekends and experienced long lines outside the restaurant...not sure if the waits would be quite as long on the weekdays.

    My son's favorite activity would be the Carnegie Science Center. My daughter's favorite activity would be the Andy Warhol Museum. My wife's favorite activity would be the Rivers Casino. My favorite activity would be a Pens game if they will be on home ice at all during the week you are in town.
    "The Terrible Towel is poised to strike...and boy, did he strike!" -Myron Cope

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    Quote Originally Posted by squidkid View Post
    the dirty o(original hot dog shop). take someone with you and order a large fry..........
    Don't listen to him. A small fry there could probably feed a family of four.
    "The Terrible Towel is poised to strike...and boy, did he strike!" -Myron Cope

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    Quote Originally Posted by Northern_Blitz View Post
    I'll be making my first trip to Pittsburgh this month for work.

    I'm only in town Monday - Thursday. Staying downtown near Melon Square.

    I'd appreciate any advice on good places to eat or things to do. Is there anything Steelers related worth doing if I get a chance?
    What do you like to do?

    I'd recommend driving through the Ft Pitt Tunnel into the City for the most exciting view of the city.

    Gotta go up on Mt Washington for the view.

    I'd recommend going to Wigle's for some Rye Whiskey. One of the best distilleries in the country and Pittsburgh is the home of Rye Whiskey.

    I'd park at the Rivers Casino. I think parking is free. Then you can walk across the street to Heinz Field and that general area.

    I like the Warhol Museum. I think the guy is a genius and one of the most influential people of our lifetime. But it's an Art gallery and I realize that's not for everyone.

    I'd head down to the Strip District and SouthSide if you have time. It's been a while, but we'd always start at Jack's in the SouthSide. It's a real Yinzer bar and I'd go there for the cheap beers and the authentic people of Pittsburgh and then make your way down the street from there.

    If you start at any of these spots, meet some locals, and just ask people for their greatest Pittsburgh experience, I'm sure every night will be a blast. Pittsburgh is ultimately about the people. Have fun. I'm sure people on here can point you to some great restaurants if we know what you like.

    I miss me some Mineos (thx Squidd). It was my go to pizza place when I lived in Squirrel Hill many years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    Don't listen to him. A small fry there could probably feed a family of four.
    Unless your friend is Andre the Giant.

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