Keeping It Classy At LeMont Restaurant

Achievement: #27. Summer Restaurant Week

It’s that time of year again — Pittsburgh Restaurant Week! We kicked off our mini-tour with a visit to a true Pittsburgh classic: LeMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. Check it out! Continue reading


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A Northward Trip to Rachel’s Roadhouse

Achievement: #1. Rachel's/Iron Bridge/Log Cabin

Remembering fun childhood trips to one of its sister restaurants, Fox took Michael on a trip up north to visit a little spot called Rachel’s Roadhouse. Feast your eyes…and then go to Rachel’s and feast your belly! Continue reading

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I Have A Fever And The Only Cure Is More Lighthouse

Achievement: #38. Piedras Blancas Lighthouse

After many years of near misses, we finally got to do a tour of the lighthouse located at Piedras Blancas in San Simeon, CA. And now you can follow us as we guide you through it! Continue reading

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In Which We Tour The Locations Featured In “Sideways”

Achievement: #32. California Sideways Tour

Are you a wine loving movie nerd like Fox and I? Then perhaps you’d like to take a trip like ours, in which we tried the wines at every tasting room featured in the movie Sideways! Continue reading


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Cheese Of The Month Club: Some Bloody English

Achievement: #41. Cheese of the Month Club

We finally pick back up with a new Cheese of the Month installment. This time out? Some (weird) cheeses from England! Be a good chap and have a look. Continue reading

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The Famous Fish Fracas: Perrytowne Drafthouse

Achievement: #13. Famous Fish Sandwich Tour

We traveled a little bit north of Pittsburgh to check out a place that claims to have the “Best Fish Sandwich” in the area: the Perrytowne Drafthouse. How well does this sandwich live up to the claim? Take a look and learn. Continue reading

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Our Battle Royale Against An Angry Mob At Kings

Achievement: #72. Frownie Pile at Kings

Our regular readers know that we’re fans of the somewhat-extreme challenge. Like when we decided to try to eat at every Primanti Brothers in Pittsburgh. Or when we tasted all 200+ tequilas at Verde Mexican Kitchen + Cantina. Or when, … Continue reading

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Bar Crafts At Allegheny Wine Mixer

Achievement: #29. Bar Crafts

Do you thirst for wine? Do you hunger for crafting? Then we’ve got the spot for you. Be sure to check out Allegheny Wine Mixer on the first Sunday of every month for “Bar Crafts”! Continue reading


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Just A Short Run

Achievement: #24. JASR

After a winter of outdoor training, Fox takes on her very first half-marathon. How’d she do? Find out here! Continue reading


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A Locally Sourced Italian Dinner With Donatelli’s

Achievement: #61. Prepare Meals Sourced from 5 Local Ethnic Stores

Throughout the year, we’ll be doing more local shopping at various ethnic stores, and then making meals from what we gather. First up, we’re starting in the comfort zone with Italian cooking. We shopped at Donatelli’s in Bloomfield; check out what we made! Continue reading

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