Page Dairy Mart: Believe The Hype

Achievement: #39. Visit 3 Ice Cream Stands

On a recent summer’s eve, we made a stop at a little out-of-the-way gem known as the Page Dairy Mart. Just how good was the soft-serve? Read along and find out. Continue reading


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Drive, Bike, Run Out To Vivo Kitchen In Sewickley

Achievement: #4. Suburb Dinner Feature | #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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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