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In Which We Get Fancy At Poulet Bleu

Achievement: #69. Monthly Restaurant Feature

We return with our monthly Decadent Eating feature with a trip to a Lawrenceville gem: Poulet Bleu! Continue reading

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Three Square Meals Of Primanti’s

Achievement: #55. Primantis for All 3 Meals One Day

Fox and I are all about the food-based challenges, so we decided to answer a question that had been on our minds for several years: can one eat three meals of Primanti Bros in a single day? Let’s find out. Continue reading

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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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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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A Hot Dog For Every Occasion At Franktuary

Achievement: #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants

We would eat — and have eaten — at Franktuary in Lawrenceville for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. If you like hot dogs, you’ll love this place — and if you don’t like hot dogs…better give Franktuary a shot anyway. They’re so good, you just might find yourself converted! 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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A Fantastic California Voyage…To Pea Soup Andersen’s

Achievement: #29. Pea Soup Andersen’s

In which we take a years-delayed trip to the home of split-pea soup, Pea Soup Andersen’s! Continue reading

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Run, Don’t Walk, To Cafe Sam!

Achievement: #92. Cafe Sam

In which we take a long-overdue trip to Cafe Sam, a lovely little restaurant located on the cusp of Shadyside and Bloomfield. In our humble opinion, this place is a gem — read on to see why. Continue reading

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Eats & Sleeps On The GAP: Pittsburgh To Rockwood

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

As foodies and travel-addicts, there was more to our GAP Trail bike journey than just putting in the miles on the bike every day. There are a lot of restaurants and bed & breakfasts and coffeeshops to be enjoyed all along the trail as well, so here are some highlights you can find on the first 1/3rd of the trip! 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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