With the extended stay-at-home order, here’s where to order Easter staples for your holiday. These Northside businesses remain open to serve the community.
There is still time to have one more Lenten Fish Fry meal this Friday, April 10. Call Chef Dan at Legend’s Eatery to pick-up traditional fish fry sandwiches and sides at (412) 321-8000 or visit the Northside Take-Out-Only Fish Fry at 876 Progress St. from 11AM-8:30PM. Call orders ahead at 412-321-5500.
For more take-out options during the holiday weekend, visit the Northside Coronavirus Resource Guide under the “Groceries, Take-out, Food Bank” section as well as more options under the “Northside Business” section.
Are you or a loved one in need of assistance during this time of self-isolation? The Northside “Buddy” System is connecting those who need help accessing food and supplies with those who are able to help. Find more information here.
The Main Course
Relax with family and friends while Bistro To Go catering handles all the details for your meal. With five main meals to choose from including glazed ham with pineapple sauce and Florentine vegetable lasagna, plus traditional and unique sides, salads, and desserts. Pick up available Saturday, April 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for cold pans, and Sunday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for hot pans at their Historic Deutschtown location. Check out their dinner options and a free recipe for their signature Bistro Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole here.
Northside’s one and only traditional butcher shoppe located in Brighton Heights’ California Avenue business district. Locally sourced hams of all sizes include the popular Amish hams with bone-in and McKees Rocks’ Silver Star brand semi-boneless hams that can be ordered fully cooked with cherries and a pineapple glaze. Other family favorites are their homemade Easter fresh kielbasa that also comes in smoked or Croatian flavors, homemade pierogies, and Easter bread. Pick up and home delivery are available through Saturday, April 11. Find more options, including USDA Choice leg o’ lamb or rack of lamb for an Easter feast, plus their weekly specials, check out their website here or in store.
Baked Goods & Sweet Treats
The ovens in Charles Street Valley’s only independent bakery have been heating it up for 40 years with classic, no-preservative, fresh-baked breads. Easter specials include Sweet Egg Bread, Buccellato, and limited heat-and-serve dinner rolls. From buns to focaccias, their retail store right inside the bakery is open to the public for special order pick-ups and pull-up orders using their new curb-side service. Call 412-231-7555 ext. 2 or order online to place all orders for pickup in the parking lot. They have crafted special, same-day pickup Easter packages and all orders will be available from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11. View all of their available products and ordering options here.
Situated in the heart of the Mexican War Streets, Mayfly Market & Deli has updated their services to order by email or phone for pick-up. Featuring their house-made Gilligan’s Sorbet, pastries, chocolates, and all the ingredients to make your own sweet treats after dinner. Find all of their available items, including dinner specials, deli soups & salads, and more here. New hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For same day ordering, call 412-322-1300.
Flowers & Gifts
The Farmer’s Daughter’s website offers special arrangements and Easter add-ons like chocolates or candles for no-contact delivery from their Historic Deustchtown floral shop. Their online boutique is also live and offers standard shipping or delivery within the shop’s area for unique gifts. Customers can also call the floral shop at 412-231-1238 to place orders.
Northside’s only independent pharmacy, Waltmire Pharmacy on Spring Garden Avenue is offering no-contact delivery on all of their store products. This includes children’s games, puzzles, craft supplies, candy, and more to make Easter baskets for Sunday morning surprises. Open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 412-323-1801 for orders. For more information, follow them on Facebook or visit their website here.
Western Avenue’s coffee & tea shop is offering Adda Care Boxes for local, no-contact pickup this Saturday, April 10 from 9am-1pm for Easter Basket needs. Six options available for coffee, tea, and snack lovers. Order online from their website, here.
The oldest, independent book store released a Care Package for self-isolation that includes locally made candles, tea blend samples, a Blind Date with a Book, and bookmarks available for home delivery. Perfect gift for those who are unable to visit relatives or friends for the holiday. More information and order form on their website, here.