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The Famous Fish Fracas: Perrytowne Drafthouse

Achievement: #13. Famous Fish Sandwich Tour

We traveled a little bit north of Pittsburgh to check out a place that claims to have the “Best Fish Sandwich” in the area: the Perrytowne Drafthouse. How well does this sandwich live up to the claim? Take a look and learn. Continue reading

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The Famous Fish Fracas: The Original Oyster House

Achievement: #13. Famous Fish Sandwich Tour

We surveyed another spot serving a Famous Fish Sandwich — this time, the historic Original Oyster House in downtown Pittsburgh. How’d their nearly-century-old breading recipe measure up? Come investigate with us. Continue reading

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The Famous Fish Fracas: How Nied’s Met Our Needs

Achievement: #13. Famous Fish Sandwich Tour

This year we’re on the hunt for the best damn fried fish sandwich that Pittsburgh has to offer. We begin at Nied’s Hotel. Does their Famous Fish Sandwich deserve the title? Read on to find out! Continue reading

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Festival Of Fish Fry: Holy Angels in Wilmerding

Achievement: #17. Fish Fry Tour

Pro-tip: there are two Holy Angels churches in the immediate Pittsburgh area, and both of them have delicious fish frys. Continue reading

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Festival Of Fish Fry: Our Lady of Victory

Achievement: #17. Fish Fry Tour

Fish frys are even more fun when you get to learn about a different type of church along the way. We got to enjoy traditional Lebanese cuisine alongside our fried fish at Our Lady of Victory Maronite Church. Continue reading

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Festival Of Fish Fry: St. Victor’s

Achievement: #17. Fish Fry Tour

Our next Lenten Fish Fry adventure took us waaaaay out the Orange Belt to a land called Bairdford, but the delicious meal made every single mile and wrong turn worth it! Continue reading

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Festival Of Fish Fry: St. Regis

Achievement: #17. Fish Fry Tour

Stop what you’re doing. Get to Oakland. Eat fish.

(Okay, okay. Read this post first, THEN stop what you’re doing, and follow the above directions, because today is your last chance this Lenten season to eat at St. Regis.) Continue reading

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Festival Of Fish Fry: Holy Angels

Achievement: #17. Fish Fry Tour

You don’t have to be as dedicated as us to go off the beaten path for your Friday fish fry – we did the hard navigational work for you! Just take our advice and hit up Holy Angels in Hays for one of the best fish frys around. Continue reading

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Festival Of Fish Fry: Madonna del Castello

Achievement: #17. Fish Fry Tour

Pop quiz: what’s the best part of the Lenten season? Answer: FISH FRY MADNESS! So we’re trucking around the city in search of the best fish fry in all of Pittsburgh. This is stop number one. Continue reading

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Bloomfield Sandwich Shop: Not Just For Breakfast

Achievement: #2. Lunch at Bloomfield Sandwich Shop

You know those annoying Olive Garden commercials that say, “When you’re here, you’re family!”? They annoy me because, despite any wonderful service I may have received at a local Olive Garden restaurant, I can’t say I’ve ever felt like family. … Continue reading

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