Category Archives: drinking

Bar Crafts At Allegheny Wine Mixer

Achievement: #29. Bar Crafts

Do you thirst for wine? Do you hunger for crafting? Then we’ve got the spot for you. Be sure to check out Allegheny Wine Mixer on the first Sunday of every month for “Bar Crafts”! Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Cocktail Week: A Disco Drink Donnybrook

Achievement: #34. Pittsburgh Cocktail Week

Better late than never, eh? This is our recap of the 2nd annual Pittsburgh Cocktail Week from earlier in the fall. Check out the tasty concoctions as we take you from Downtown to Lawrenceville to Shadyside and beyond! 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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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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Around The (Cocktail) World In 31 Days: Leg Third & Final

Achievement: #44. 31 Cocktails in 31 Days

At last, we complete the circle and share the final stretch of our May home cocktail challenge. Each day in May, we crafted a classic or original cocktail at home; here’s the third and final round of results! 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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Fifty Shades of Laphroaig

Achievement: #7. Wildcard - Attend a USBG Event

We love being “enthusiast” members of the US Bartenders Guild, for the community, the cocktail knowledge…and especially, the events! Here’s a chronicle of the Laphroaig scotch tasting we attended in the spring. Give it a look! Continue reading

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Cocktail Corner: Autumn in the Springtime

Achievement: #62. Conquer the Banker’s List at Tender

It’s taking us a while, but we’re finally digging out of our post writing hole. Here’s a new entry into our thorough and, ahem, spirited investigation of the Banker’s List at Tender Bar + Kitchen. Continue reading

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Around the (Cocktail) World in 31 Days: Leg Two

Achievement: #44. 31 Cocktails in 31 Days

A bit belatedly, we return to chronicle our home cocktail challenge. In the month of May, we brought the bar home and made a new cocktail each day. Here’s the second round of results! Continue reading

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Fine Foods, Fine Booze in Atlantic City

Achievement: #74. Visit Atlantic City

We saved some bucks traveling to Atlantic City via Groupon…and we spent those bucks on booze and terrific meals. Here are some of our top recommendations to visit. Continue reading

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