Drive, Bike, Run Out To Vivo Kitchen In Sewickley

Achievement: #4. Suburb Dinner Feature | #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)
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At least once every Restaurant Week, we like to stretch a bit and travel outside the city limits for a meal. This time we tried Vivo in Sewickley…and it would have been worth the trip even on foot! This place did nothing but impress; come closer and take a look! Continue reading

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Get Your Fill With A Stellar Meal At Proper Brick Oven & Tap Room

Achievement: #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)
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We think we’re pretty well keyed in to what’s happening in the Pittsburgh food scene, but sometimes things slip by. We’d never heard of Proper Brick Oven & Tap Room before, but after dinner there this Restaurant Week, you can rest assured we’ll be back! Check it out. Continue reading

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Carnivores, Take Heed: Union Pig & Chicken Is A Can’t-Miss

Achievement: #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)
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We love a good barbecue, and Union Pig & Chicken works wonders with their meats. From brisket to pork to pastrami, they’ve got it all on lockdown (like Lindsay Lohan), so grab your phone and schedule a stop at Union today! Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Restaurant Week: #BloggerDinner At @TamariPgh

Achievement: #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)
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We return to a favorite from last winter’s Restaurant Week for dinner and drinks with some fellow bloggers. What an evening! Take a look at the mouth-watering options and make a reservation at Tamari! Continue reading

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Starting Pittsburgh Restaurant Week In Style: A Magical Evening At Altius

Achievement: #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)
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We hit the jackpot on our first evening out for Summer Restaurant Week. Altius is a top-notch dining establishment with incredibly well thought-out food and wine pairings, stellar service, and a magnificent view of downtown Pittsburgh. Get a seat there this week! Continue reading

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Around The (Cocktail) World In 31 Days: Leg Third & Final

Achievement: #44. 31 Cocktails in 31 Days
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At last, we complete the circle and share the final stretch of our May home cocktail challenge. Each day in May, we crafted a classic or original cocktail at home; here’s the third and final round of results! Continue reading

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A Hot Dog For Every Occasion At Franktuary

Achievement: #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants
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We would eat — and have eaten — at Franktuary in Lawrenceville for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. If you like hot dogs, you’ll love this place — and if you don’t like hot dogs…better give Franktuary a shot anyway. They’re so good, you just might find yourself converted! Continue reading

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Taco Tuesdays At The Lava Lounge

Achievement: #27. Check Out 2 Taco Tuesdays
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For our first Taco Tuesday, we went to an old favorite for drinking and dancing: Lava Lounge on the South Side! We suggest that you check it out. Continue reading

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Pizza-lympics: Pizza Perfectta Puts Down A Solid Routine

Achievement: #52. Pizza-lympics
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Still looking out for a lunch spot while on the run? Let us take you somewhere. For round 3 of our 8-part pizza challenge, we stopped by Pizza Perfectta in Shadyside for a walk-up slice. Continue reading

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Lawrenceville Eats: A Bangin’ Burger Night At Tender Bar + Kitchen

Achievement: #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants
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As you know from our Banker’s List challenge, Tender Bar + Kitchen has some killer cocktails. But they’ve also got some delicious food on the menu. Case in point: their totally awesome Burger Night, held every Monday. Take a look here, set aside your next Monday night, and wait in eager anticipation. Continue reading

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