The Thanksgiving holiday is coming up, which means it's time to find your stretchy pants and think about what you're thankful for this year.
Whether you'll be feasting with family and friends or spending a quiet Nov. 28, we've got a roundup of Thanksgiving-themed things to do and get in preparation for the big day. From groceries to beer and wine shops to bakeries, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find Pittsburgh's top go-to spots for the holiday, using both Yelp data and our own methodology to produce a curated list.
Responsible for dessert, but haven't got the time or energy? Head to one of Pittsburgh's top bakeries, all of which are cranking out autumnal-inspired baked goods and sweet treats perfect for Thanksgiving.
Topping the list is Pitaland. Located at 620 Brookline Blvd. in Brookline, the bakery and cafe is the highest-rated bakery in Pittsburgh, boasting 4.5 stars out of 110 reviews on Yelp.
2. Commonplace Coffee
Next up is Garfield's Commonplace Coffee, situated at 5467 Penn Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 106 reviews on Yelp, the bakery and coffee roastery has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Sumi's Cakery
And Squirrel Hill South's Sumi's Cakery, located at 2119 Murray Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bakery and Korean spot 4.5 stars out of 82 reviews.
As friends and family prepare to gather, head to one of Pittsburgh's best grocery stores to stock up on supplies before it's too late.
1. Pennsylvania Macaroni Co
Topping the list is Pennsylvania Macaroni Co. Located at 2010-12 Penn Ave. in the Strip District, the cheese shop, meat shop and grocery store is the highest-rated grocery store in Pittsburgh, boasting 4.5 stars out of 190 reviews on Yelp.
2. Groceria Merante
Next up is Oakland's Groceria Merante, situated at 3454 Bates St. With five stars out of 34 reviews on Yelp, the grocery store and imported food spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Robert Wholey and Co Fish Market
Finally, Strip District's Robert Wholey and Co Fish Market, located at 1711 Penn Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the grocery store and seafood market four stars out of 244 reviews.
Not everyone can pull off the perfect home-cooked side dish. What you can do — so long as you're 21 or older — is come prepared with a six-pack of quality beer or a fitting bottle of wine. To help you get the goods, here's a roundup of Pittsburgh's top beer and wine shops.
1. Wigle Whiskey
Topping the list is Wigle Whiskey. Located at 2401 Smallman St. in Strip District, the distillery, which offers beer, wine and spirits, is the highest-rated spot of its kind in Pittsburgh, boasting 4.5 stars out of 151 reviews on Yelp.
And Lower Lawrenceville's Grapperia, located at 3801 Butler St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the spot 4.5 stars out of 58 reviews.