Above picture of Bistro To Go’s Signature Sugar Pecan French Toast
Photo courtesy of Bistro To Go

Northside restaurants expand menu offerings while others close their doors

By NSC Staff

On Thursday, June 13th the California Coffee Bar owners, Sarah Mendak and Susie Lobdell, won Brighton Height’s Business of the Year at the Northside Leadership Conference’s 36th Scholarship Awards Dinner. The neighborhood’s only coffee shop recently updated their menu this spring with gluten-free and vegan items like breakfast Frittatas and the Beyond Burger™, the world’s first plant based burger that resembles beef.

Bistro To Go Cafe & Catering in Historic Deutschtown launched their new breakfast menu on June 11th available 8-10:30AM with menu items like signature sugar pecan french toast, fresh stuffed biscuits, breakfast bowls, oatmeal bar and more. In addition to the new menu, Bistro To Go also updated their facade with a new back-lit fabricated metal sign.

Photo courtesy of Bistro To Go

Dons Diner in Marshall-Shadeland has extended their hours as PM Don for evening take-out from 3:30-7:00PM on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday only. Menu includes burgers, sandwiches, chicken and waffles, soups and salads, daily specials and more. 1729 Eckert St. is off McClure Avenue. 412-761-5883

Schorr Family Bakery workers shared with patrons earlier in the month that both business locations, Observatory Hill and Westview, will be closing on June 29th due to owner’s health issues. The number listed was disconnected when called to confirm whether it will be a temporary or permanent closure.

Fritzy’s Deli & Sweet Treats announced on Monday, June 3rd that the Spring Garden Avenue store would be closed as of that Monday and move to a new location in Beaver County closer to the owners home.

Riverbend Foods manufacturer of canned foods for other companies and located in the former Heinz Co factory the group purchased in May 2017 for $28,000,000 announced closure of the entire plant by July 31st, laying off 400 workers.


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