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We Pour Our Hearts Out For Poros

Achievement: #2. Octopus 5 Ways | #3. 5 New Restaurants

We continue our mini-tour of new places in Pittsburgh with another less-than-a-year-old spot: Poros in downtown Pittsburgh’s Market Square. Go read, work up an appetite, and get yourself a reservation. Continue reading

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A Tour Of The National Aviary

Achievement: #2. Aviary

Did you know that Pittsburgh is home to the National Aviary? It is, and it is an awesome place to visit. Come take a brief tour with us of some of the animals you can meet! Continue reading

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Laurel Caverns: Into Darkness

Achievement: #2. Laurel Caverns

After several years languishing on the list, we finally managed to make a trip to Laurel Caverns to explore the cave system. Let us give you a quick recap of the tour! Continue reading

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The Many Seals Of Piedras Blancas

Achievement: #2. Visit 2 National Monuments | #41. Piedras Blancas

Sometimes, our achievements don’t go as planned. (Okay, a *lot* of times.) This is the story of our trip-that-never-was to Piedras Blancas, and the rookery of adorable, floppy-finned mammals that came to our day’s rescue. Continue reading

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Bloomfield Sandwich Shop: Not Just For Breakfast

Achievement: #2. Lunch at Bloomfield Sandwich Shop

You know those annoying Olive Garden commercials that say, “When you’re here, you’re family!”? They annoy me because, despite any wonderful service I may have received at a local Olive Garden restaurant, I can’t say I’ve ever felt like family. … Continue reading

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Feats Of Strength: The Hulk Hogan Movie Marathon & Drinking Game

Achievement: #2. Hulk Hogan Movie Marathon/Drinking Game | #9. Use Our Popcorn Maker and Creme Brulee Maker

If you were reading our blog last year, you probably remember our elaborate Van Damme Movie Marathon, complete with different foods to match each movie, and super creative Photoshop works of art that I made to make my husband look … Continue reading

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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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