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City Paper: With new bar, Soba keeps pace with trends it helped establish

The City Paper’s Hal B. Klein checks out our new bar and lounge: As higher-end cocktail bars become more commonplace in Pittsburgh, one of the city’s trendsetting stalwarts — Soba — is stepping up its game. “Things were starting to get dated,” says longtime Soba barman Rob Hirst. The bar in Big Burrito Restaurant Group’s…

Pittsburgh Magazine Restaurant Review

Pittsburgh Magazine sens Valentia to Soba: You can take it for granted that the service at Soba will be good. The servers here, some of whom have been with big Burrito for years, are competent, well-trained and knowledgeable about the food and drinks. In fact, another factor in this restaurant’s success can be attributed to…

Changes warrant another look at Soba

The Post-Gazette’s China Millman revisits Soba: Dining reviews have a limited lifespan. They may live on the Web forever, but a review of a restaurant that ran in the past six months is going to be more useful than a review from two years ago. Restaurants are living organisms. Unlike a CD or a movie,…

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