PRESS

Café Du Jour is the place for soup du jour, which changes daily, providing plenty of seasonal and delicious options. What you must try, however, is its wild mushroom consomme, which combines king oyster with porcini, shitake, shimeji mushrooms and maitake for a truly unique combination. Its soups are the perfect starter for lunch or dinner entrees highlighting local and international flavors, such as slow-roasted spiced beef, fennel sausage meatballs, chile-ginger glazed salmon and crispy goat cheese fritter salad."

 

Best Unique Soup Spots In Pittsburgh

CBS Pittsburgh, October 2017

"Café du Jour has somehow found the sweet spot between great food and a completely

low-key, unpretentious atmosphere. Plus, there’s an unexpectedly beautiful back patio.“ 

 

15 Tried-and-True Pittsburgh Restaurants that Have Stood the Test of Time

Next Pittsburgh, July 2017

"At neighborhood stalwart Café du Jour, they “got the band back together,” as the saying goes, to delicious effect. Head chef and proprietor Paul Krawiec welcomed his friend and protégé Christopher “Locke” Cook back into the tiny open kitchen roughly six years after he left. Recent menu items have included a tomato tarragon bisque with butter-poached shrimp and citrus crabcakes with harissa aioli and a mango jalapeno salsa.“ 

 

MUNCHING: Take a bite on the South Side

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 2017

“During the summer months in good weather all guests sit outside in the courtyard patio behind the restaurant, where a burbling fountain and wrought-iron tables lend the restaurant a romantic, continental feel. People come for the setting and the food, but also for the prices, which are lower than many restaurants with similar menus.” 

 

Review: Café du Jour

Pittburgh Post-Gazette, September 2009

1107 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

412. 488.9695

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