Check out the 3 newest businesses to launch in Pittsburgh

Itching to check out the freshest new spots in Pittsburgh? From a fried chicken joint to a salon, read on for a list of the newest spots to arrive around town.


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Stop by 3712 Forbes Ave. in Oakland and you'll find CHiKN, a new chicken shop.

CHiKN serves spicy chicken salad, tenders and sandwiches. There's CHiKN & waffles on the menu as well. Every order is customized for a spice level:  Southern, mild, medium, hot and damn hot. Wash it all down with a beer from one of the 12 rotating taps, or a local craft ale. (Find the full menu here.) 

Adda Coffee & Tea House - Northside

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Stop by 926 Western Ave. in Allegheny West and you'll find Adda Coffee & Tea House - Northside, a new spot to score coffee and tea and more.

This is the second location for the local coffee chain, which serves tea, espresso, regular and cold brew coffee. It also has a selection of pastries and salads daily. (View the menu here.)

Mandala Wellbeing Salon

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New to 2343 Smallman St. in Strip District is Mandala Wellbeing Salon, a hair salon. 

Owned by globetrotting veteran stylist Nicolette Chieffe, this spot uses premium products that do not include any harsh chemicals, which is ideal for clients with sensitive skin or allergies. Services for men, women and children include haircuts, shampoo and style, color, highlights and more. (Book an appointment here.)