I bet we can *mac* you happy with a roundup of the best places in the ‘Burgh to celebrate National Mac and Cheese Day. Check out some of our favorites and let us know which ones we missed!

The Yard

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For all the cheese lovers out there, this one’s for you. The Yard takes savory to the next level, specializing in flatbreads, burgers, and of course, gourmet grilled cheese. Try the Mac Attack (pictured above) and we promise you won’t be disappointed. Looking for something sweet too? Finish off your meal with a mini berry beignet topped with raspberry drizzle and powdered sugar.

Carmi Soul Food Restaurant

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This Southern soul food joint located in the South Side refuses to compromise on quality, sourcing their fresh ingredients from local farmers’ markets. Carmi Soul Food goes above and beyond for its guests, even offering catering for any special occasion. Stop by today and grab a spoonful of their creamy, homemade mac and cheese!

Bigham Tavern

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Bigham Tavern, a favorite among Mount Washington locals, puts a twist on classic pub food. This neighborhood restaurant loves mac and cheese almost as much as we do, cooking up smokehouse, buff chick, and loaded flavors. What better way to honor this very important holiday?

Mac & Gold Truck

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On the go? Look for the Mac & Gold Truck next time you’re in the city. You can always catch it on the third Friday at Gristhouse Brewery in Millvale and 1400 Penn Avenue in The Strip on the first and third Wednesday of every month. And check out their Twitter for weekly updates!

Cop Out Pierogies

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You might ask what Polish dumplings have to do with National Mac and Cheese Day. You’ll find the answer at Cop Out Pierogies, where unconventionality is key. From stuffed mac and cheese to salted caramel, the options are endless. And if you’re just in town to visit, just know that you can’t leave Pittsburgh without having a traditional plate of pierogies.

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Emma Harris

Emma is a Made in PGH intern and rising senior at Penn State. A Pittsburgh local her whole life, she loves to explore the city and try all kinds of new restaurants and fun places to go. If you want to chat or recommend a good coffee shop, feel free to reach out!

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