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Dine-Arounds Thursday Night

We have put together a great list of restaurants for your dining pleasure. From Chinese to American and from Mexican to Irish, the variety is extensive. Below is a list of the restaurants that have been chosen. Take a look and consider which one you will want to sign up for. It's a great way to try some local offerings while meeting up with new and old colleagues.

When you arrive at the conference, you will sign up for your choice of restaurant. Information on shuttle pick up and drop off points along with directions will be provided. You will have approximately 90 minutes from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday evening, June 6. You will then all meet up again at 8:00 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium for our second set of showcases.

All restaurants provide full bar service expect for Kim Moon and Romeo's, both of which are BYOB and service fees may apply.

If you would like to lead one of the dine-arounds or have questions about the restaurants, please e-mail Patty Colosimo at colosimo@pitt.edu.

Benjamin'sBenjamin’s

458 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701

Benjamins is a large Victorian home that has been transformed into a fine dining restaurant creating a unique atmosphere. The menu features American cuisines that are above average. The food is fresh, and the restaurant is very clean and has a very pleasing atmosphere, including a large outdoor patio.

Your Host: Michelle Grove, MAAF

CosumelCosumel

626 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701

Authentic Mexican dishes made with the finest ingredients available. Salsas and delicious cheese dip made fresh throughout the day to ensure the ultimate in flavor, and tableside Guacamole prepared with only Haas avocados.

Your Host: Katie West, PennPAT

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Coventry Inn

11 North 6th Street, Indiana, PA 15701

Upon entering The Coventry Inn, you are whisked away from western Pennsylvania and are in a cozy pub in England or France. They have an ever-changing seasonal menu, decor and atmosphere that is unlike any other in the region. Their food is fresh and unique. You will find traditional English favorites like Roast Beef and Yorkshire pudding, Fish and Chips, and Fillet Mignon, all of which are expertly prepared.

Your Host: Cathy Little, PA Presenters

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H.B. Culpeppers

653 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701

Culpeppers is a casual pub atmosphere, serving American Cuisine with something to please everyone's palate. The portions are delicious and plentiful, the prices are decent, and the wait staff is friendly. The upstairs features a sports bar. They are particularly well-known for their New England clam chowder.

Your Host: Teresa Baughman, The Palace Theatre

Kim Moon Kim Moon

718 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701

Kim Moon, considered by many the best Chinese restaurant in Indiana with all individually-prepared meals, offers a wide variety of fine Chinese and Japanese cuisines. BYOB (serving fees may apply).

Romeo's Romeo’s 

1112 Oakland Avenue, Indiana, PA 15701

A pizzeria and mediterranean kitchen with an extensive menu featuring delicious appetizers, salads, sandwiches, pizza, pasta, and desserts. Romeos also offers some traditional Italian dishes. There is certainly something for everyone, and it is located just across the street from Fisher Auditorium where the first set of showcases will be held. Space is limited and BYOB (serving fees may apply).

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Spaghetti Benders

563 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701

Spaghetti Benders offers authentic Italian food in a family friendly restaurant. In addition to their huge menu of traditional Italian food, they also offer steaks, seafood, sandwiches, and half-pound burgers. They have a huge gluten free menu as well.

Your Host: Larry Stock, Butler County Community Center

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The Coney

642 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701

The Coney's menu has something for everyone and every taste, featuring Irish/Americana comfort foods along with their famous wings, succulent steaks, or crab cakes.

Your Host: Mary Jane Plummer, Frostburg State