Only in Oakland: Fuel & Fuddle – the Latest Restaurant in Sustainability

David Pirozzi February 16, 2017 Fuel and Fuddle, located at 212 Oakland Avenue, is the latest restaurant to get designated and make equipment upgrades through the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants program. Fuel and Fuddle is a true hot spot in Oakland serving upscale bar and grill food since 1996, and owner and OBID Board Member, Brandon Smith, […]

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NEXT Pittsburgh: Lunch and munch your way through Oakland Restaurant Week

Jennifer Baron January 24, 2017 Eat your way through Oakland during six delicious days while helping to boost the local restaurant economy. Showcasing 17 local eateries—generously teaming up to provide $6 lunches over six days— Oakland Restaurant Week runs from January 30th through February 4th. It’s Pennsylvania’s third largest economic corridor where 100,000 people work, […]

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Only in Oakland: Pamela’s Diner – a Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant

David Pirozzi September 29, 2016 An Oakland staple since 1985, Pamela’s Diner located at 3703 Forbes Avenue is one of the latest restaurants to be designated in the Sustainable Restaurants Program. Landing a Silver-Plate level of designation, owners Tim Blosat and Michele Mazzella are proud to be a part of the “green” movement. “We look forward to using […]

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Only in Oakland: Peter’s Pub Designated as a Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant

David Pirozzi August 11, 2016 Peter’s Pub is, without a doubt, one of Oakland’s staple restaurants. Popular to all who work, study and visit the Oakland business district, the restaurant has recently become designated as a Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant. One of 11 designated restaurants in Oakland, Peter’s Pub looks to use its funds earned through the […]

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Restaurants leading the way to sustainability by example

Laura Legere May 26, 2016 The Porch at Schenley’s commitment to local ingredients begins on the roof. Up there, the Oakland restaurant raises vegetables, fruits and herbs to incorporate into its dishes during the growing season. Honey comes from bees in rooftop hives. Dedication to homegrown food helped make The Porch one of the first […]

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Only in Oakland: Sushi Fuku Planning Improvements Thanks to Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant Program

David Pirozzi May 26, 2016 The Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant Program, a sustainability performance initiative providing recognition for leading restaurants in southwestern PA, has designated eight Oakland restaurants since its kickoff in September of last year. One establishment in particular already has plans on using its funds awarded through the program to make sustainable improvements. Ting […]

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