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Jelly Of The Month Club: Wholey’s Boysenberry Jam

Achievement: #42. Jelly of the Month Club

This March, we attempted to rebound from two straight letdowns for Jelly of the Month. Our rebound prospect? Wholey’s Boysenberry Jam. Did this jam turn the young year around, or will it, too, fall flat? Continue reading

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Jelly Of The Month Club: Strawberry Basil Jam

Achievement: #42. Jelly of the Month Club

Round two of 2015’s Jelly Of The Month Club brings us an intriguing local product — Basil Strawberry Jam from Ruk’s. What was the result? Stop in and evaluate along with us. Continue reading

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Jelly Of The Month Club: Rhubarb Jam

Achievement: #42. Jelly of the Month Club

We start the year with round one of 2015’s Jelly Of The Month Club. We’ll be trying out a dozen jellies throughout the year; first up is a rhubarb jam from Penn’s Corner. How’d this farm fresh jam turn out? Have a read and see! Continue reading

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We Seen It On The Twitter: Savor Pittsburgh

Achievement: #42. 3 Events We Learn About from Twitter | #91. 3 Outdoor Pittsburgh Events

Savor Pittsburgh is a yearly charity event that celebrates the finest food and drink in Pittsburgh. We heard about the event on Twitter, and were fortunate enough to receive a pair of tickets. Continue reading

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We Seen It On The Twitter: Pyrotopia Fire Festival

Achievement: #42. 3 Events We Learn About from Twitter

Have you ever had one of those nights where you just think, “Gosh, I wish I was filthy rich so I could run out to the store and buy a sweet digital SLR camera so I can take some wicked … Continue reading

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Around The World In Dining: French Cuisine At Brasserie 33

Achievement: #42. 5 Different Ethnic Dinners

We finally completed our ethnic dinner Achievement a few nights ago, with a foray into French cuisine. I’ve had French cuisine before, and I had been hoping to take Michael to this fabulous little French place near Ohiopyle called Chez … Continue reading

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Groupon For The Win: A Happy Return To Mallorca

Achievement: #42. 5 Different Ethnic Dinners | #93. Use 10 Groupons or Living Socials

Well, since we learned earlier this summer that we’re not afraid to use the same place for two Achievements, we went last night to one of our newly-favorite fancy dinner spots in the city: Mallorca. You may recall, we used … Continue reading

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Around The World In Dining: Cuban Delights at Atlantic City’s Cuba Libre

Achievement: #4. Eat at 15 Oakland Restaurants | #42. 5 Different Ethnic Dinners

Last night, we tried out our second-to-last new ethnic food! You may recall, this year, we’ve eaten Korean food, Ethiopian food, and Spanish food (the latter of which we get to try out again this month for a Groupon!), but … Continue reading

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Around The World In Dining: Korean Food At Green Pepper

Achievement: #42. 5 Different Ethnic Dinners

Last night, after ages and ages of indecision about dinner, we decided it was time to knock off our third ethnic dinner by trying Korean food for the first time. Yes, I know we lived in Los Angeles for a … Continue reading

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Around The World In Dining: Abay Ethiopian Cuisine

Achievement: #42. 5 Different Ethnic Dinners | #93. Use 10 Groupons or Living Socials

Last night, we had our second new ethnic dinner of the year, but the first dinner that we ate with floppy bread as the utensils. We had a Living Social coupon for the latest and greatest ethnic food to hit … Continue reading

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