Stay healthy during cold and flu season by boosting your immune system from 1 of 30 different fresh fruit smoothies from MixStirs Café in Market Square. MixStirs Café is a locally owned franchise that offers everything from delicious soups, to salads, wraps and paninis. Get your morning grub from bagels to breakfast burritos and a cup of coffee; locally roasted from neighbor, Nicholas Coffee. Think you are king or queen at rock, paper, scissors? Challenge the cashier before you pay and if you win you get $.50 off your order! Most of the employees you’ll meet are downtown students and residents. Mike, the owner, started MixStirs after getting his law degree from Duquesne Law and being a lawyer for 5 years. When Mike isn’t working, he is coaching his high school basketball team to a victory. (Fun Fact: When Sergio’s, owner of La Gondola, son was in high school, Mike coached him.). For a menu and more information visit www.mixstirs.com.
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