The Best Hole-in-the-Wall Diner in Every State By Saundra Latham June 19, 2018

DINERS DONE RIGHT Bored with chain restaurants? Tired of overpaying for fussy food when all you really want is something simple at a fair price? There are a ton of great local joints serving cheap, tasty eats, but if you’re not careful, you might drive right past them. We scoured the country for some of […]

The 10 Best Breakfast Spots in Pennsylvania!

7. The Dor-Stop Restaurant, Dormont, PA A local favorite that rose to national prominence due to a feature on “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives,” the Dor-Stop has not lost sight of hometown roots. Serving up incredible pancakes, alongside other knockouts such as stuffed raspberry French toast. Friendly service and a relaxed atmosphere boost this Pittsburgh treat […]

Diners Aren’t Dead – New Family Takes Over Dormont Tradition

Press Release: For Immediate Release Contact: Jennifer Berger Phone: 412.855.5028 Email: DORMONT, PA – October 20, 2015 – The Dor-Stop restaurant, 1430 Potomac Ave. in Dormont, now has a new family at the helm. Justin and Jennifer Berger of Jefferson Hills, purchased the local diner, well-known for its made-from-scratch hotcakes. Prior owners, Bob and […]

The Coolest Suburb in America’s 35 Biggest Metro Areas

Pittsburgh, PA: Dormont Population: 8,593 Where to eat/drink: The Dor-Stop, Fredo’s Delicatessen, Jamison’s, back in Pittsburgh If you haven’t read everywhere, Pittsburgh is the NEW. HOT. FOOD. TOWN. So it’s likely important, if you’re forced to move out of said hot food epicenter, that you have a way to quickly get back into the mix. […]

Morning in America Locals Pick the Best Breakfasts, Coast to Coast

Pittsburgh: Ham From the Bone at Dor-Stop [Photograph: Michael Fornataro] I’m devoted to the Dor-Stop for many reasons, but maybe above all because I think the true test of a diner is its potatoes. And this one serves them Lyonnaise-style, O’Brien-style, griddled into crisp potato pancakes or home fries, as well as mashed or French-fried […]

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:

There’s an old rule of thumb that applies to those going into the restaurant business: “If you survive the first two years, you just might be successful.” Bob and Vicki Lawhorne have stretched that axiom to 29 years at the Dor-Stop Restaurant on Potomac Avenue in Dormont. Their recipe was simple — serve good food […]

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