2012-03-08


Sixteen New Food Establishments Opened In February

Five of Ten New Restaurants Use Healthier Cooking Oils

Contact:Guillermo Cole, Health Department
412-578-8004 office

The Allegheny County Health Department today reported that 16 new food establishments opened in the County last month, including 10 restaurants, four confectionaries, one pretzel shop, and a coffee house.

The Health Department’s monthly reports identify which new restaurants practice trans-fat free cooking, and five out of the ten eateries opening last month cook with these healthier oils.

Restaurants employing trans-fat free cooking are Mario’s Pizza, 1000 Greentree Road, Greentree; Nikki Dee Café, 615 Washington Road, Suite TL4, Mt. Lebanon; My Big Fat Greek Gyro, 431 Market Street, Downtown; The Prizm Café & Consignment Gallery, 4314 Butler Street, Lawrenceville; and Thai Spoon Restaurant, 1409 Potomac Avenue, Dormont.

Five other restaurants opened in February – Johnny’s Pizza Express, 1516 Stratmore Street, Crafton Heights; Union Pig & Chicken, 220 North Highland Avenue, East Liberty; Roadside Ribs BBQ, 511 Millers Run Road, South Fayette; Papa John’s, 1746 William Flynn Highway, Shaler; and Saga Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, 301 South Hills Village Mall, Bethel Park. 

Six additional food establishments opened last month:  Betsy’s Ice Cream, 664 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon; Sincerely Yogurt, 1025 Washington Pike, Collier; Cupcakes N’ At, 344 Station Street Bridgeville; Sugar ‘N Spires, 543 North Avenue, North Side; Philly Pretzel Factory, 3968 William Penn Highway, Monroeville; and Orbis Caffe, 675 Washington Road, Mt. Lebanon.   

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