Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh is home to some incredible food, music, art galleries, nightlife, and of course, great writers like you. Check out our quick guide to just a handful of the amazing things this city has to offer. 


The 2018 Pitch Publish Promote Conference will be at Hotel Monaco - 620 William Penn Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15219. Please plan to arrive at 9 a.m. Lunch will be on your own so feel free to bring a lunch, snack, or coffee, or head out to some nearby restaurants. Check out our favorites list below:



Upscale coffee shop serving exclusive pour-overs and espresso drinks. This one's for the coffee aficionados, so don't expect a flavored latte, but its totally delicious! 

bluebird kitchen - 221 forbes ave

Cute grab & go breakfast and lunch shop. Don't be fooled by their affordable prices and fast service - this place has some serious quality food. Using only the best ingredients and offering vegan & allergy friendly options, Bluebird is one of the best lunch spots in town.

nicky's thai kitchen - 903 penn ave

Easily the best Thai food in Pittsburgh, open for lunch & dinner!

the commoner - 458 strawberry way

Located right inside of Hotel Monaco, The Commoner is perfect for lunch & dinner. Be sure to hit up their bar for happy hour!

hello bistro - 292 forbes ave

Quick bite comfort food. Hello Bistro specializes in huge custom salads and classic grilled cheese. 

sienna mercato - 942 penn ave

2-story Italian eatery featuring gourmet pizzas and fun meatball entrees. Grab a drink at their rooftop beer garden. Tasty, quick, and cheap - we recommend this for lunch or dinner!

tako - 214 6th street

Lively taqueria with inventive Mexican street food and great cocktails. Perfect for an after-conference drink.

meat & potatoes - 649 penn ave

Chic & modern American style gastropub featuring gourmet meats and fancy cocktails. You can usually find a local jazz group playing in the bar behind the restaurant. We've heard great things about their brunch too!

the milkshake factory - 314 fifth ave

Because Dessert! Delicious milkshakes, sundaes, and treats. Pack up some truffles and candy from their chocolate bar for the ride home.