I’m on the road again! This weekend to eastern Pennsylvania to officiate a wedding in the Poconos. While I’m away, I thought I would share a meal I enjoyed last weekend when visiting western Pennsylvania.
We drove into Pittsburgh for the day. After doing a little shopping we found our way to the Double Wide Grill,
a fabulous, old service station
that offers good ole food for the omnivore, the vegetarian and the vegan.
My omnivore mother ordered a fried chicken salad (not pictured). My vegetarian aunt ordered a lentil burger, which she cut in half–because it was so huge–to let me sample.
And the vegan? I ordered an Avocado Club (thick sliced avocado, sweet mustard sauce, jalapenos, cucumber, lettuce, tomato, carrots, and onion between sliced toasted vegan multigrain bread). The Club came with a choice of sides. I opted for a side of black beans and, because it seems to be the summer of french fries, the vegan fresh cut fries (not to be confused with vegetarian home fries).
Perfect service station food, right? The fries were great, the black beans perfectly prepared and not overly “done up” with fixin’s and that sandwich, on an incredibly hot day, was refreshing and lightly filling.
We three each enjoyed our meals and deemed Double Wide Grill the perfect place to have lunch. I highly recommend it!
Double Wide Grill
2339 East Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
OPEN DAILY: 11am – 2am
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