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Best Gourmet Food Stores In Pittsburgh

November 8, 2010 7:09 PM

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Photo Credit: Penzeys

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If you’re the type of person who’s not afraid of trying something different, then try out the foods, sights and smells found at these gourmet food stores.

gourmetfoods penzeys4 Best Gourmet Food Stores In Pittsburgh

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Penzeys Spices

1729 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
Phone: 412-434-0570

If you enjoy cooking or baking and believe the ingredients make a difference to how a dish tastes make a stop at this store. You will not have a hard time finding what you seek since everything is in alphabetical order. They also have a great variety of paprika and curries, but be prepared to pay a bit more than what you’ll find in a regular grocery store.

Groceria Italiana

237 Cedarville Street
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15224
Phone: 412-681-1227

Groceria Italiana is a specialty Italian food store in Bloomfield where you can learn how pasta is made and how to cook it correctly. They have the best selection of homemade sausages, breads and a variety of sauces for every dish. Plus, they have all the great ingredients you need to make your food sing.

Reyna Foods

2023 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
Phone: 412-261-2606

This unassuming tiny Hispanic grocery store has the best guava and plantains you’ll want to put on your table. You’ll find products from the Goya and La Preferida line that will surely knock your socks off. If you want to put your tongue on a tour of Mexican, Spanish and Latin American cuisine make a stop at Reyna Foods.

PA Macaroni Co. Inc.

2010 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
Phone: 412-471-8330
http://www.pennmac.com

Find fantastic and even some unusual cheeses such as French Andre Triple Cream, European butter, Canadian Black diamond cheddar and imported chocolate at PA Macaroni Co. Inc. Also, if you love olives, do not leave without a taste from their great selection.

Labad’s

1727 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pa. 15222
Phone: 412-261-0419

A taste of the Mediterranean can be found inside this store. If you ever wanted to try to cook couscous this is the place to learn how to do so and find out about the spicy sauce that usually goes with it. Be sure to try the eggplant dip dish called Baba Ganoug that’s made with oil, garlic and pepper. Yummy!

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