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Fine (And Fun) Dining At Willow

Achievement: #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks

Our final dinner of Restaurant Week involved a trip to the suburbs, and a delicious meal at Willow. We ate far too much, but loved every bite. Continue reading

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A Heavenly Brunch At Verde Mexican Kitchen & Cantina

Achievement: #1. Brunch at 3 New Places | #28. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week | #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks

I am still in Restaurant-Week-hangover mode. Seriously. We closed out the week in style with a face-melting brunch at Verde. We’ve blogged about Verde before, and we got to sample their brunch menu at a Yelp event back in April … Continue reading

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Nine On Nine Is A Ten In Our Book

Achievement: #28. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week | #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

I can’t believe it’s over so soon! Restaurant Week just flew by in what felt like a matter of minutes, and although I’m ready to spend a little more time in the kitchen, I am definitely going to miss checking … Continue reading

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Downtown Restaurant Warriors: Meat & Potatoes

Achievement: #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks | #53. Try 5 ‘Risky’ Foods | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

Last Wednesday night was one of those ‘FINALLY!’ nights. As in, FINALLY! after more than 2 decades of being madly in love with this band, I got to see the Red Hot Chili Peppers live (full disclosure: it was everything … Continue reading

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Downtown Restaurant Warriors: Tonic

Achievement: #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

Sometimes, an Achievement takes you by surprise. Like, you’re out, and you’re enjoying a gallery crawl, and you’re like… daaaaaaaaang I’m hungry. This is how we found ourselves at Tonic Bar and Grill (well, that, and Michael telling me I’m … Continue reading

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Downtown Restaurant Warriors: Bossa Nova

Achievement: #29. 10 More Groupons | #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

Last night, after I returned home from a second viewing of The Hunger Games (totally got my mum addicted now too… whoops), we decided to catch a late dinner that would qualify for an Achievement. The problem with this, of … Continue reading

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Scrumptious Bites During Our Day In Seattle

Achievement: #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks | #95. Seattle for a Day

We’re back!! Despite the fact that I would have loved to stay in Central Coast (and the fact that we almost forgot to buy plane tickets for the flight home, on top of it), we have arrived back in Pittsburgh, … Continue reading

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Brand-New Restaurant Tour: NOLA On The Square

Achievement: #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants | #79. 10 ‘Newbie’ Restaurants

It’s no secret that we’re masters of multi-tasking for this blog. What’s kind of surprising is seeing multi-tasking so early in the year. Usually we wait until… mid-December-ish, and then start scrambling to combine all the remaining Achievements into a … Continue reading

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