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Our West Coast Wine Night

Achievement: #51. Host a Wine Tasting Class

We love wine, and we want our friends to love wine, too. So, we took it upon ourselves to organize a night of wine tasting and education. (Mainly wine tasting, though.) Here’s how it turned out! Continue reading

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New On The Scene: Casellula @ Alphabet City

Achievement: #3. 3 New Restaurants

Our second trek out to a new Pittsburgh restaurant led us to Casellula @ Alphabet City, for a splendid birthday dinner that Michael won’t soon forget! Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Cheeses Of Holland Revisited

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month Club

While we covered a round of Dutch cheeses a few years back, PennMac has sent us an entirely new 4-pack of cheeses from Holland, and we’re psyched to share them with you! Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Spanish Cheeses (And Hellraiser Puns)

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month Club

We bring to you a fresh installment of Cheese of the Month Club, focused on Spanish cheeses. (And also, because we were watching the movie Hellraiser while eating them, a disturbing amount of Hellraiser wordplay.) Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Something Stinky From The State Of Denmark

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month Club

This month, we’re trying out a sampling of Danish cow’s milk cheeses; creamy, spreadable, and pair-able, these were a delight. Check it out; see if there’s anything you might like to try. Continue reading

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Monday Night RAW: A Natural Wine Tasting

Achievement: #54. Wildcard #1

We love a good wine tasting, and Allegheny Wine Mixer threw a fantastic one a couple weeks back. We’re here with the report; check it out. Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Swiss Returns

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month Club

We had the pleasure of revisiting some of our favorite Swiss cheeses this month; take a look and maybe get some ideas for your own board. Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Top Popular Picks

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month Club

We invite you to join us on a cheese journey of epic proportions. Every 2nd Friday of each month, we’ll be reviewing a new set of cheeses available at PennMac in Pittsburgh’s Strip District. First up, the most popular cheeses in the shop! Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: Almost Famous Cheeses

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month

Last month, we did the hard, selfless labor of trying out some delicious cheeses from a range of regions, along with a little charcuterie and choice condiment pairings. We return now to tell you the grueling tale — take a look! Continue reading

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Cheese Of The Month Club: A Trip To Switzerland

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month

When it comes to the cheeses of Switzerland, the challenge isn’t how to present them or how to pair them — it’s how to prevent yourself from eating the whole damn shipment in one sitting! (They’re really, really good.) Take a look at how you can best enjoy some of the Swiss at Penn Mac. Continue reading

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