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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Yo Rita

1120 E. Carson St. (12th St.) Send to Phone
412-904-3557
For innovative tacos at reasonable prices, go to Yo Rita.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Yo Rita Restaurant Review

: This contemporary culinary hot-spot on the South Side offers appetizers ranging from bison meatballs to ceviche, along with soups and salads. But the expanded seasonal menu focuses on creative soft-shell flour-tortilla tacos with inspired fillings that touch but briefly on Mexican influence. Sophisticated flavors and quality ingredients produce options such as duck with sweet potatoes, jalapeño peppers, fig chutney, scallions and cilantro; asparagus tempura with roasted shiitakes, ponzu, ginger mayo, toasted sesame seeds and scallions; and black-eyed peas with garbanzos, curry, spinach, cucumber raita and toasted almonds. Specials explore an array of foods --- beets, calamari, pork belly, tongue and cock’s comb. There’s a small wine-by-the-glass program as well as beer on tap, a treasure trove of tequilas and specialty cocktails using fresh juices.



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