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Only in Oakland: Two Oakland-Based UPMC Hospitals Achieve Sustainability Designation

David Pirozzi May 18, 2017 UPMC Presbyterian and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC have achieved Silver Plate and Gold Plate designation, respectively, through the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurantsprogram. The hospitals are the 15th and 16th locations to earn designation through the program. “Becoming designated really gives us a sense of accomplishment. Hospital cafeterias and restaurants do some great […]

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Tips to help cut down on food waste

Gretchen McKay March 22, 2017 Nobody sets out to throw food away. But the sad fact is that the average family of four tosses an estimated $1,500 worth of food in the trash each year — enough to buy everyone a four-day pass to Disney or make a mortgage payment.. Studies show that 90 percent […]

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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, […]

Oakland, Press, Restaurants
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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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