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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Razzy Fresh Is A Delight

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

Well, we have done it: we have eaten at every restaurant on Murray Avenue. Well, except Aaron and Ari’s, but we ate at the restaurant in the same building as it, and therefore, I think that counts. On New Year’s … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Gluten-Free Heaven At Gluuteny

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

Our second-to-last Murray Ave stop was the amazing Gluuteny. Gluuteny has actually been a particularly near-and-dear-to-our-hearts place even before we ever ate their delicious baked goods. This is because one day, we were headed to the 61C Cafe just up … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: La Cucina Flegrea

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

We had one last big-dinner restaurant on our Murray Ave list, and we chose to try it out on the night of the big World of Warcraft Cataclysm release. I think it goes without saying that an important event like … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Sree’s Is The Bee’s Knees

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

Our next stop on Murray Ave was Sree’s Foods, which is an Indian restaurant best known for its food truck on CMU campus. I don’t know if food trucks are a universal thing, so I’ll briefly explain this concept. Think … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Aiello’s Pizza

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

Dear world, I think I have a new favorite pizza place. To be honest, I don’t think I’ve ever had a true favorite pizza place, besides Pizza Roma on Perry Highway, and that was only because when I was little, … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Zaw’s Asian Food & Sweet Tammy’s

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

Our next restaurant was another take-out stop, Zaw’s Asian Food. I really had thought this was a grocery store, and not a restaurant, up until we started doing the research for this Achievement (oh, you didn’t know there was research … Continue reading

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Food Pairings That Go With Jean-Claude Van Damme

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave | #30. Eat a different appropriately-themed food with each Van Damme movie

One of the caveats with the Van Damme Movie Marathon was that we had to tie in foods with each movie. I think this was originally just an excuse for me to sneak in some Primantis (movie set in Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Coriander India Grill Is Tip-Top

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

For my birthday lunch, we decided to check out the newest addition to Murray Ave, Coriander India Grill. Earlier in the year, many businesses had closed, and it was kind of stressing us out – how could we move to … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Carbing Out At Allegro Hearth Bakery

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

I know it seems like we’ve been doing a good amount of take-out on our Murray Ave restaurant Achievement, but it’s because we’ve got a lot of bakeries and Chinese restaurants on this street. One of these bakeries is Allegro … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Silky’s Hits The Spot

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

After a nice, long, CRAZY twelve-hour shift at work, what better comfort is there than… BAR FOOD! (Note: this post involves a lot of bad decisions. If you don’t like bad decisions… read on anyway, so you can learn how … Continue reading

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