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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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A Mini-Marathon At Row House Cinema

Achievement: #77. See a Movie at Row House Cinema

We don’t make it out to the movies too often these days, but when we get the chance, we do it right. Check out our appraisal of Rowhouse Cinema in Lawrenceville and the themed series we saw: Tight Pants Week! Continue reading

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Senti Is Heaven Sent

Achievement: #3. 5 New Restaurants

In the mood for a night of fine, truly Italian-style dining? We can’t recommend Senti highly enough. Their one-year anniversary celebration starts this week, so check out our report, wipe away the drool, and call for a reservation. Continue reading

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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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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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The Baller Meatball Ball-Off: Franktuary

Achievement: #22. Meatball Ball-Off

We begin our hunt for the ideal set of meatballs in an unexpected place: Franktuary, a spot better known for their wieners than their balls. How’d they hang? Turn your head and have a look! Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Restaurant Week: #BloggerDinner At @KaleidoscopePgh

Achievement: #26. Winter Restaurant Week

Looking to start off Pittsburgh Restaurant Week with a bang? Look no further than Kaleidoscope Cafe in Lawrenceville. It’s one of our favorite places in the city, and after you check out the amazing meal we enjoyed, you’ll understand why! Continue reading

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Pittsburgh’s Art All Night: Live Music, Cold Warehouse Air, Some Hidden Gems

Achievement: #35. Art All Night

We’re working on clearing out the achievement backlog, so here we come with an oldie-but-goodie: It’s Pittsburgh’s yearly Art All Night event! Check out our tour of the event. 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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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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