Last Call For The Pumpkin Patch At Reilly’s

Achievement: #92. Pumpkin Patch
Reilly's Farm

To mark the last day before Reilly’s Summer Seat Farm forever closes its (barn) doors, here is our visit to their pumpkin patch. (And they’re open till 6pm today, so go on over for one last hurrah!) Continue reading


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A Visit With Pancake The Mini Cow And More

Achievement: #88. Visit the Mini Cow at Living Treasures
Living Treasures Animal Park

Looking for one last outdoor excursion this fall? Take a trip down to Living Treasures Animal Park in Donegal. You’ll pat and feed some adorable animals, and perhaps get glared at by a hipster mini cow! Continue reading

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A Stroll Through The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Achievement: #86. Visit the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden
Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Feel like taking a stroll to enjoy some fall foliage? We suggest heading a little bit out of the city to the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden! It’s lovely, cheap, and for a little while longer, still warm enough. Continue reading


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A Tour Of Zin Country In Paso Robles

Achievement: #35. Paso Robles Wine Tour
Justin Vineyards

Better late than never, we (and surely millions of others) say! Halfway between our last trip to California and our next one, here’s a small tour of some of the tasting rooms out in Paso Robles, CA! Continue reading

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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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