• Pittsburgh

    Hot Dogs Chicago Style

    by  • December 23, 2005 • Elsewhere, Food, Pittsburgh • 0 Comments

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    Michael’s Restaurant in Highland Park IL Best bet is the Jumbo Char Dog 3.99 Toppings for a traditional Chicago style dog include 1. Yellow Mustard 2. Green Relish 3. Fresh Chopped Onions 4. Two Tomato Wedges 5. A Kosher Pickle Spear 6. Two Hot Peppers (careful!) 7. Sauerkraut 8. A Dash of Celery Salt. Notice...

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    Pittsburgh Gray

    by  • September 14, 2005 • Pittsburgh, Poetry, Upper Valley • 0 Comments

    I’ve enjoyed Jim Daniel’s poetry for some time now. One of his poems, Pittsburgh Gray, is remarkably in telling about the climate that makes up the Ohio Valley in Western PA. Being a librarian, I checked into the average annual number of clear days for Pittsburgh PA. It’s something like 58 days a year, and even then...

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