Category Archives: brunch

Adventures In Brunching: Kelly’s Riverside Pub

Achievement: #30. Kelly’s in Bridgewater

A search for a mythical brunch locale of the past brought us to an even-more-epic brunch spot of the present. We submit for your consideration: the sandy beach brunch buffet of Kelly’s Riverside Pub. Continue reading

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Muddy Waters Oyster Bar: Come For The Brunch, Stay For The Splendid Lighting

Achievement: #77. Brunch Triple Feature

For our third and final brunch excursion, we head into East Liberty for a meal at the Muddy Waters Oyster Bar. Full stop, the best brunch we’ve had all year. Read the post to see why! Continue reading

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Sunday Brunching At Carmella’s Plates And Pints

Achievement: #77. Brunch Triple Feature

Do you fear the South Side at night, when it gets overrun by werewolves in popped collars, crunk off overpriced bottle service? Then visit during the day, when it’s nicer and there’s excellent brunch at Carmella’s Plates and Pints. Take a peek at what you can enjoy there. Continue reading

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Brunchstravaganza At Spirit Lodge

Achievement: #77. Brunch Triple Feature

If you only have time to make it to three brunches this year…the FIRST one should be the Pure Moods Health Brunch at Spirit Lodge in Lawrenceville! Take a look at the delights on offer. Continue reading

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In Which We Become Hipsters For A Day

Achievement: #45. Act Like Hipsters in Portland

We decided to enjoy our time in Portland, Oregon in most appropriate way imaginable: by behaving like hipsters at every turn. Here are the photo results, with included dialogue. Continue reading

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Blogger Brunch @ Meat & Potatoes

Achievement: #20. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Winter)

We joined a bunch of our fellow bloggers for a special brunch at Meat & Potatoes in Pittsburgh’s Theater District. This meal had a great ensemble cast: short-rib hash, chicken and waffles, and mix-em-yourself Bloody Marys. Plus, a star-making turn by Raspberry Potato Donuts!!!! Read the review here. Continue reading

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Riding The Red Belt

Achievement: #57. Red Belt

Our first trip on that fabled fixture of Allegheny County, the Beltway System! Take a look at our adventure on the easiest and shortest of the belts, the Red Belt. 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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A Long-Awaited Brunch At Point Brugge

Achievement: #1. Brunch at 3 New Places

I know I promised our Shear Da Beard entry tonight, but it turns out, we took almost 50 pictures of the process of Brett Keisel’s beard-shaving (and the Donnie Iris appearance after, of course), so I have some editing to … Continue reading

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Oakland Restaurant Challenge: The Games Room At Pamela’s Diner

Achievement: #4. Eat at 15 Oakland Restaurants

Next on our Oakland restaurant list was the famous Pamela’s Diner. Pamela’s is a Pittsburgh staple, with locations in Oakland, Squirrel Hill (which is in a brand new building, and just up the hill from us), Shadyside, and the Strip … Continue reading

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