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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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Oakland Restaurant Challenge: Mixed Service But Great Food At Lucca

Achievement: #4. Eat at 15 Oakland Restaurants | #45. Try 5 Things in the Entertainment Book

Our next Oakland restaurant was a bit of a mixed bag. We headed to Craig Street for an early dinner on a Saturday night at Lucca, a restaurant we’d heard much buzz about. Being the dedicated multi-taskers that we are, … Continue reading

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Frontier Falls: The Undiscovered Country (Or Mini-Golf Course)

Achievement: #45. Try 5 Things in the Entertainment Book | #61. Go Mini-Golfing Somewhere We Haven’t Before

Well, I know my husband always complains that I make plans without looking into logistics on things, and, you know, on occasion, he’s right, but… Sometimes I make plans and then actually look into logistics and just choose to pretend … Continue reading

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In Which Michael Loses His Rocky Horror Virginity

Achievement: #45. See Rocky Horror with Steve and Tony

This Achievement was a fail, but since we gave it such a valiant effort, I give us a pass on it. It was really out of our control (mostly), but we really gave it a shot. Michael has never seen … Continue reading

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