- Joined: 4/20/2009
- Location: Albany, NY
Surprise New Sandwich in Pittsburgh
Tue, 06/28/11 4:24 PM
Was in Pittsburgh for the Pirates-Sox series this weekend. My disappointment in finding Steel City Diner closed was made up for by a sublime new Pulled-Pork and Pierogi sandwich at the Fam-A-Lee BBQ site at PNC Park (left field food court). Manny Sanguillen's stand in centerfield also has it on the menu; it has been named the "Pulled Pork and Pierogi Stacker."
Consisted of pulled pork, 2 potato pierogies, and carmelized onions (sweet and cold) which pulled it all together. Served on a pretzel roll, heavy with salt. Immediately nominated to my ballpark food Hall of Fame.
Was wondering if this was a ball-park adaptation of a local favorite, but it appears to be a food-service creation of Aramark, something that might just get this post deleted from this server if the damn sandwich did not taste so good.
For the moment, it looks like you have to go to the park to have a bite... here's the backstory: