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Proper Cocktail Hump Day: Jack Rose

Achievement: #67. Craft Cocktail Lab

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we thought we’d do a cocktail with a little romance to it: the classic Jack Rose. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Proper Cocktail Hump Day: The California Widow

Achievement: #67. Craft Cocktail Lab

We return for a second installment of our latest series to present a gin and eau de vie-based delight! Check out the recipe. Continue reading

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Proper Cocktail Hump Day: The Major Tom Collins

Achievement: #67. Craft Cocktail Lab

Every other Wednesday in 2017, we’ll be chronicling the preparation (and perhaps imbibing) of a new craft cocktail at our home bar. First up: a David Bowie-inspired mashup of two classics! Continue reading

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Heinz Chapel Tours Are Fun, Free, & Educational

Achievement: #67. Visit Heinz Chapel

If you’re looking for free and educational, we’d suggest taking a guided tour of Heinz Chapel in Oakland. We learned a lot, and boy, are those stained glass windows magnificent! Continue reading

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Delicious Eats In Pittsburgh’s Chinatown

Achievement: #12. Asian Soup Tournament (7 locations) | #25. Eat In Pittsburgh’s Chinatown | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

When you think of the unique neighborhoods around the City of Pittsburgh, chances are there’s no ‘Chinatown’ that comes to mind. What you may not know about Pittsburgh, however, is that we once had a lively Chinatown district. We went downtown and visited what little that remains. 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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Enjoy Lunch On The Clock At Tic Toc

Achievement: #28. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

Restaurant Week is flying by!! Can’t believe it’s already Saturday, which means we only have two stops left: dinner tonight and brunch tomorrow. Today will be a two-post day though, because I got to eat at two restaurants yesterday! Back … Continue reading

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Scrumptious And Savory Dining At The Carlton

Achievement: #28. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

Somewhere along the line, we Yinzers must have done something really good, because this year, we were blessed with not only one Pittsburgh Restaurant Week, but two. You might remember our travels during the winter festival: the tasting menu at … 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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