During finals week and constant late-night study sessions, midnight cravings are inevitable. Spending a semester’s worth of hard-earned cash on restaurant food, though, is not. HC CMU’s compiled simple tips for eating good, cheap food to help you get your study on (and take a few well-deserved breaks from the books). Good luck on your finals, and bon appetit!
Let’s start with the staple food of college culture: pizza. This cheesy marinara delight possesses the unique talent of putting our hunger in check without inducing food coma, making it the perfect study food.
Atwood’s street of $5 pies
For cheap, quick eats order from one of Atwood’s fine dining locations. Antoon’s, Pizza Roma, and more are waiting to fill your tummy for a mere $5. Split a pie with friends or have your way with your own–you can always store leftovers for tomorrow.
This new venue at Schenley plaza (the corner of Forbes and Schenley Drive) has college students and food reviewers alike raving about their talent for taking simple dishes and making them magical. Their magic extends to their intricate pizzas, which they offer for half-price on weeknights from 9:30 til close. Perhaps you’ll try the Bianca (fig jam, goat cheese, mozzarella, arugula, truffle oil) or the Barbeque Chicken (roasted chicken, red onion, pineapple, cilantro, bbq sauce) when you stop in.
Let’s face it: when you’re craving the great American classics like Domino’s and Papa John’s, nothing else will do. With its easy-to-use interface OrderPitt.com connects you to all your favorite pizza shops and more. They also feature unbeatable specials, helping you compare pizza prices across Pittsburgh. Plus, feel no guilt eating pizza delivered via OrderPitt–by ordering through this website you are supporting a Tepper start-up. Pizza never tasted so Tartan.