Living through one of the most brutal winters we’ve experienced in quite some time, we all are desperately trying to stay safe and warm. We recommend treating yourself and a family or friend to a nice hot bowl of soup from one of our favorite local spots listed below! 

Poulet Bleu

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Image via: Poulet Bleu, Instagram

Voted Best New Restaurant of 2018 by Pittsburgh Magazine, Poulet Bleu is an American bistro with a classic feel offering comforting eats with an upscale twist. They offer a spin on the quintessential french onion soup substituting the traditional ingredients like beef broth and port wine for braised oxtail and cognac, in addition to emmental and gruyere cheese. 


pittsburgh soup mytaque
Image via: MyTáque, Instagram

MyTáque is a local personal chef business operated and owned by Amber Lehman. She is known for her popular soup circuits where she offers two different types of soup per week based upon the season. This week’s  soup circuit options are Pasta e Fagioli and Vegetable soup, and are served fresh or frozen. Pick up times are Friday at 6:00 p.m. and Sunday at 12:00 p.m. at 4401 Liberty Ave and delivery is available for an additional five dollars. All orders can be placed here

Pho Van  

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Image via: Pho Van, Instagram

No one does soup quite like Vietmanese cuisine, Pho is a rice noodle soup consisting of broth, herbs, and meat. Pho Van, located in the heart of the Strip District offers customizable bowls of pho. Fill your bowl with a choice of protein: eye round, tai, meatball, brisket, beef ribs, chicken, shrimp, and more. All pho come topped with cilantro, white onions, and scallions served with a side of bean sprouts, basil, lime, and jalapeños.

Ramen Bar

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Image via: Ramen Bar, Facebook

We move from Vietnamese to Japanese cuisine and from the Strip District to Squirrel Hill and end up at a cool spot called Ramen Bar. With more than 20 types of ramen available from the ever popular and classic Ramen Ramen to the more adventurous Japanese Seafood Udon Ramen, there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy! 


pittsburgh soup brothmonger
Image via: Brothmonger, Instagra

Started back in 2018 by Sarah McAlee, Brothmonger is an Instagram based soup company run out of Sarah’s Northside home. She offers an assortment of vegan and nonvegan soups at $12 a quart. All brothmonger sales are currently on hold but Sarah is in the process of planning a pop-up at Badamo’s that will be announced at a later date! 

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

Rebecca is a Pittsburgh transplant of five years with experience in content writing, social media management, public relations, web editing, and much more. Her passion for food inspired her to create an Instagram based food blog that shares a combination of local cuisine and homemade meals. When she’s not focusing on food, she also enjoys the Pittsburgh arts and entertainment scene, from Broadway shows, music festivals, to gallery crawls. She is excited to share her love for all things Pittsburgh with future readers!

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