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Drive, Bike, Run Out To Vivo Kitchen In Sewickley

Achievement: #4. Suburb Dinner Feature | #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

At least once every Restaurant Week, we like to stretch a bit and travel outside the city limits for a meal. This time we tried Vivo in Sewickley…and it would have been worth the trip even on foot! This place did nothing but impress; come closer and take a look! Continue reading

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Get Your Fill With A Stellar Meal At Proper Brick Oven & Tap Room

Achievement: #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

We think we’re pretty well keyed in to what’s happening in the Pittsburgh food scene, but sometimes things slip by. We’d never heard of Proper Brick Oven & Tap Room before, but after dinner there this Restaurant Week, you can rest assured we’ll be back! Check it out. Continue reading

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Carnivores, Take Heed: Union Pig & Chicken Is A Can’t-Miss

Achievement: #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

We love a good barbecue, and Union Pig & Chicken works wonders with their meats. From brisket to pork to pastrami, they’ve got it all on lockdown (like Lindsay Lohan), so grab your phone and schedule a stop at Union today! Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Restaurant Week: #BloggerDinner At @TamariPgh

Achievement: #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

We return to a favorite from last winter’s Restaurant Week for dinner and drinks with some fellow bloggers. What an evening! Take a look at the mouth-watering options and make a reservation at Tamari! Continue reading

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Starting Pittsburgh Restaurant Week In Style: A Magical Evening At Altius

Achievement: #70. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

We hit the jackpot on our first evening out for Summer Restaurant Week. Altius is a top-notch dining establishment with incredibly well thought-out food and wine pairings, stellar service, and a magnificent view of downtown Pittsburgh. Get a seat there this week! Continue reading

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Our Friend Jim Attends His First Pirates Home Opener

Achievement: #70. Take Jim to His First Buccos Home Opener

It’s no secret that we love the Buccos. Our horrible lovely baseball team was one of the things that brought Michael and me together when we first met. How many bottles of cheap wine did we go through, watching the … Continue reading

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A Visit To Historic Fort George

Achievement: #70. See Something Historic

I admit, when I first came up with this Achievement, I was hopefully remembering our drive through Gettysburg on the way to our friends’ Lancaster wedding back in 2009. It’s a cute little town, with lots of things to see, … Continue reading

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Home Improvement: Brighter Days (and Nights)

Achievement: #70. Re-do the ground floor lights | #95. Average one house project per month

Michael got such a good response from the kitchen light that he decided to re-do the next two lights shortly after and also install a copper sink designed by Sinkology. We have four lights in the downstairs: one in the … Continue reading

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Kitchen = Pretty-fied

Achievement: #70. Re-do the ground floor lights | #95. Average one house project per month

Back in August of 2009, we took the plunge and bought a house. Since we’re both fairly ambitious people who seem to welcome challenges (even when we probably shouldn’t), we decided to buy a beautiful 1905 house that required a … Continue reading

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