Sunday, March 3, 2013
Lots of Upper St. Clair restaurants, shops and other great places can be found in our directory. Review them here!
This week's restaurant spotlight is Cinco, located on Painters Run Road in Upper St. Clair. This Mexican restaurant opened in October and serves lunch and dinner. The menu features traditional dishes, such as burritos, enchiladas and quesadillas, and margaritas and other cocktails also are available. Have you been there? Review this restaurant on the Cinco directory listing. What's your favorite dish on Cinco's menu? Like Patch on Facebook. | Follow Patch on Twitter. | Sign up for the daily email newsletter.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Crust is the home of the 'real take-n-bake pizza,' perfect for families on the go.
Jim Hochendoner and his cousin, Gary Bugielski, opened Crust Cafe and Pizzeria in Upper St. Clair just six months ago. Already, they've experienced a steady flow of customers. "Upper St. Clair is such a supportive community. We have been blown away," said Boo Sowers, Crust manager. Hochendoner grew up around pizza—his brother owned a pizzeria in Carrick called Danny O. Doogles. "I've always had a love for pizza," Hochendoner said. His passion for pizza and good-quality food is evident. The pizza's crust is, appropriately, made with a lot of TLC. It's created fresh daily and never used before the aging process is complete—critical in creating a crisp crust. Pizzas are topped with straight provolone and sauce that isn't loaded with oregano…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The woman is charged with DUI and possession of marijuana.
A West Miffin woman was held for trial Monday on two counts of DUI and other related charges. An Upper St. Clair police officer arrested Janet L. Cooper, 48, of West Mifflin, on Sept. 15 when her vehicle allegedly crossed the center lane on Painters Run Road, according to a criminal complaint filed with district Judge Robert Wyda's office. The officer stated that Cooper's vehicle was driving toward his vehicle when it "abruptly swerved back into its lane of travel." The officer also stated he found a small amount of suspected marijuana in Cooper's possession after he pulled her over. Cooper's next hearing is scheduled for Jan. 22. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The new Mexican restaurant is located on Painters Run Road.
After two delays, Cinco Mexican Restaurant is officially open. The restaurant is located at 1600 Painters Run Road in Upper St. Clair. The hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and 12 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Click here to look at the lunch and dinner menus. Owners had been working with township officials on a few issues before they were allowed to open their doors for business. The following is an excerpt from restaurant review left on Yelp: A Mexican restaurant with some very traditional meals. The menu has Especiales Monterrey (Tex Mex) meals; burritos, tacos, chimichanga. Our waiter was great. He stopped by many times. He let us know that the liquor license should be available in a few days. A …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Cinco owners hope to officially open on Oct. 25.
Owners of a new Mexican restaurant on Painters Run Road are delaying its official opening one more week. Cinco's manager, Hugo Montanez, said the restaurant doesn't yet have its liquor license. The owners are also working out a few issues with Upper St. Clair Township officials. Montanez said the restaurant may open its doors for customers for a soft opening earlier than Oct. 25, but he wasn't yet sure. Cinco is located at 1600 Painters Run Road. Hours of operation will be 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 12 to 9 p.m. Sunday. The owners also own a Mexican restaurant in Market Square called Las Velas.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Morrow and Painters Run roads are affected.
Pennsylvania American Water began construction last week to replace more than 10 miles of aging water main in the Pittsburgh area, including Upper St. Clair, to improve service reliability and improve fire protection for residents. In Upper St. Clair, work is being done on Morrow and Painters Run roads. “The replacement of these aging water mains, which are in some cases more than 100 years old, will improve reliability for our customers,” said Jasun Stanton, Pennsylvania American Water manager of field operations for Pittsburgh. “These projects also will improve pressure and fire flow.” During construction, customers might experience temporary service interruptions, discolored water and/or lower than normal water pressure. Crews will work…
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Cinco will not be open today, as originally planned.
Owners hoped to open Cinco today, but have been forced to delay the official opening until Oct. 18. The owners said they have a couple things to work out with Upper St. Clair Township officials. Cinco is a new Mexican restaurant located at 1600 Painters Run Road. The owners also own a Mexican restaurant in Market Square called Las Velas, however the menu at Cinco will be different. Hours of operation will be 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 12 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Owners are still looking for people to work at the restaurant. If you're interested, stop by the restaurant between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Stop by to apply for a job.
After four months of hard work, the doors will finally open at a new Mexican restaurant on Painters Run Road in Upper St. Clair. Cinco will welcome customers on Oct. 4. A variety of traditional Mexican items will be available for purchase, including alcoholic beverages like margaritas. Hours of operation will be 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 12 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Restaurant Manager Hugo Montanez, of Crafton, is opening the restaurant with his sister and brother-in-law. He said they were attracted to the nice area and realized there were very few nearby Mexican options for customers. Montanez is still looking for restaurant employees. If you're interested, stop by the restaurant at …