Winter 2023-24|volume 17|Issue 2

    Gift Guide for the Holidays

    Browse our Annual Gift Guide for great ideas for the holidays!


    A thoughtful gift for the pet owners on your list. Gift cards for grooming, boarding, doggie daycare, and our Dog Daze Café. Available in all denominations.

    The Big Easy Animal Hospital
    12 McCandless Ave. / 412-908-9301

    Harp & Fiddle Irish Pub

    Mullaney’s Gift Certificates: What better gift to an Irishman or Irishwoman, or to any good friend, than a gift certificate for lunch or dinner at an Irish pub?

    Mullaney’s Harp & Fiddle
    2329 Penn Ave. / 412-642-6622

    Peace Love and Little Donuts

    For tasty treats at any time of the year … fresh donuts as you wait, in many, many varieties.

    Peace, Love & Little Donuts
    2018 Smallman St. / 412-904-4649


    “Pizza, Pasta, and More”! Gift certificates from Bella Notte.

    Bella Notte
    1914 Penn Ave. / 412-281-4488


    Purchase a $100 Cioppino gift certificate and receive an additional $20 gift certificate. Now through December 31.

    2350 Railroad St. / 412-281-6593

    Little Bankok in the Strip

    Authentic Thai Cuisine. Gift cards from Little Bangkok.

    Little Bangkok in the Strip
    1906 Penn Ave. / 412-586-4107

    Pho Van Vietnamese Noodles & Grill

    Pho Van Vietnamese Noodles & Grill gift cards in any denomination. A great gift idea.

    Pho Van Vietnamese Noodles & Grill
    2120 Penn Ave. / 412-281-7999


    The Olive Tap has a selection of Grab and Go gift baskets priced from $25 to $75, or select from hundreds of products for custom baskets.

    The Olive Tap
    Pennsylvania Market
    108 19th St. / 412-252-2234

    Penn Mac Gift Boxes. Buon Appetito Famiglia Gift Box.
    14 full-size retail items—shipped in a Penn Mac Picture Gift Box: $100 … Italy’s Pasta & Tomatoes. 4 meals! Great gift for the home chef. Some of the best pastas and tomatoes in the world! $55 … Open & Eat Gift Box. Just open & eat. Shipped in a Penn Mac Picture Box. 7 Items Total. $58.

    Pennsylvania Macaroni Co.
    2010-2012 Penn Ave. / 412-227-1982

    Framzilla's frame selection

    Frame it! Gift certificates in all denominations.

    2716 Penn Ave. / 412-281-1022


    Give a taste of the Mediterranean. Extra-virgin olive oils from Greece and Spain, and cheeses, olives, vinegars, pastries, and many other products from throughout the region make thoughtful and tasty gifts.

    Salonika Imports
    3509 Smallman St. / 412-682-2700

    This season from Asian Influences: Green jade birds, $1,100.

    Asian Influences
    3513 Butler St. / 412-621-3530

    Gift cards in any denomination. A great gift idea.

    Jimmy & Nino Sunseri
    1901 Penn Ave. / 412-255-1105


    Give the gift of good food. Gift certificates in any denomination.

    PaPa J’s Twin Plaza
    2016 Smallman St. / 412-429-7272

    Balvanera: An Argentine-style brasserie on Smallman Street.

    1660 Smallman St. / 412-586-5617

    Give the gift of warmth all winter long! Aura Sauna Studio is Pittsburgh’s only dedicated infrared sauna experience—the perfect complement to achieving your wellness goals.

    Aura Sauna Studio
    2004 Smallman St. / 412-502-2751

    Novaria—specialty coffee shop new in the Strip! Oji Japanese-style cold brews, Turkish coffee, cortados, lattes, and cappuccinos.

    Novaria Coffee Co.
    1812 Penn Ave. / 510-827-6131

    Strip District Meats
    Celebrate with the finest hand-picked steaks! Select a gift box: 6 pc. 12 oz. Prime Delmonicos / 6 pc. 12 oz. Prime N.Y. Strip Steaks / 4 pc. or 6 pc. Choice Filet Mignon. Call for pricing on various gift boxes.

    Strip District Meats
    2123 Penn Ave. / 412-391-1762