2012-09-17


Seventeen New Food Establishments Opened In August

Two of Eight New Restaurants Use Healthier Cooking Oils

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Health Department today reported that seventeen new food establishments opened in the County last month, including eight restaurants, a school cafeteria, two convenience stores, one retailer, a caterer, one coffee house, two confectionaries and a grocery store.

“The Health Department’s monthly reports identify which new restaurants use trans-fat free cooking oils, and two out of the eight restaurants opening last month cook with these healthier oils,” said Acting County Health Director Dr. Ron Voorhees.

The restaurants using trans-fat free cooking oils are Luke Wholey’s Wild Alaskan Grille, 2106 Penn Avenue, Strip District and Bubba’s Gourmet Burghers And Beer, 3109 Washington Pike, Suite 103, South Fayette.

Six other restaurants opened in August – Donte’s Pizzeria, 3805 Willow Avenue, Castle Shannon; Lola Bistro, 1100 Galveston Avenue, North Side; D’Andreas Italian Deli, 1914 Brownsville Road, Carrick; Steel Cactus, 5505 Walnut Street, Shadyside; New Jeans Southern Café, 807 Wallace Avenue, Wilkinsburg; and City Café, 951 Liberty Avenue, Downtown. 

Nine additional food establishments opened last month – Mel’s Mini Market, 2139 Pioneer Avenue, Brookline; Jeannette White’s Catering, 3852 Saxonburg Boulevard, Indiana; Crazy Mocha, 5 Station Square Drive, Station Square; Sweet Shoppe & Nut House, Collier Town Square Shopping Center, 1597 Washington Pike, Collier; Kathmandu Mini Mart, 2950 Brownsville Road, Carrick; Sincerely Yogurt, 2740 Strochein Road, Monroeville; Marty’s Market, 2301 Smallman Street, Strip District; Bottom Dollar Food, 7221 McKnight Road, Ross; and Rosedale Technical Institute, 215 Beecham Drive, Robinson.

For more information, call 412-687-ACHD (2243).

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