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Cheese Of The Month Club: Spanish Cheeses (And Hellraiser Puns)

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We bring to you a fresh installment of Cheese of the Month Club, focused on Spanish cheeses. (And also, because we were watching the movie Hellraiser while eating them, a disturbing amount of Hellraiser wordplay.) Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Something Stinky From The State Of Denmark

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This month, we’re trying out a sampling of Danish cow’s milk cheeses; creamy, spreadable, and pair-able, these were a delight. Check it out; see if there’s anything you might like to try. Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Swiss Returns

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We had the pleasure of revisiting some of our favorite Swiss cheeses this month; take a look and maybe get some ideas for your own board. Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Top Popular Picks

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We invite you to join us on a cheese journey of epic proportions. Every 2nd Friday of each month, we’ll be reviewing a new set of cheeses available at PennMac in Pittsburgh’s Strip District. First up, the most popular cheeses in the shop! Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Almost Famous Cheeses

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Last month, we did the hard, selfless labor of trying out some delicious cheeses from a range of regions, along with a little charcuterie and choice condiment pairings. We return now to tell you the grueling tale — take a look! Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: A Trip To Switzerland

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When it comes to the cheeses of Switzerland, the challenge isn’t how to present them or how to pair them — it’s how to prevent yourself from eating the whole damn shipment in one sitting! (They’re really, really good.) Take a look at how you can best enjoy some of the Swiss at Penn Mac. Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: In Which We Blue Ourselves

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One of our favorite monthly features returns with a fierce entry: blue cheeses! Check out some profiles of various blues and what we found they pair best with. Maybe they can inspire a recipe at home! 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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The Famous Fish Fracas: The Original Oyster House

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We surveyed another spot serving a Famous Fish Sandwich — this time, the historic Original Oyster House in downtown Pittsburgh. How’d their nearly-century-old breading recipe measure up? Come investigate with us. Continue reading

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The Famous Fish Fracas: How Nied’s Met Our Needs

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This year we’re on the hunt for the best damn fried fish sandwich that Pittsburgh has to offer. We begin at Nied’s Hotel. Does their Famous Fish Sandwich deserve the title? Read on to find out! Continue reading

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