Category Archives: lawrenceville

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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Lawrenceville Eats: A Bangin’ Burger Night At Tender Bar + Kitchen

Achievement: #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants

As you know from our Banker’s List challenge, Tender Bar + Kitchen has some killer cocktails. But they’ve also got some delicious food on the menu. Case in point: their totally awesome Burger Night, held every Monday. Take a look here, set aside your next Monday night, and wait in eager anticipation. 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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Cocktail Corner: A Return To Gin Mountain

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

Though this posting is a little late, we have been dutifully chipping away at the classic cocktail list at Tender Bar + Kitchen in Lawrenceville. This round: we share a report on the Martinez and the Bee’s Knees. Continue reading

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Eat Exquisite Meats At Cure

Achievement: #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants

We continue our sojourn through the varied eateries of Lawrenceville with a trip to Cure, a burgeoning hotspot known for its farm-to-table ethos and its fabulous entrees. Check out our report! Continue reading

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Have A Fun Night Painting Your Pet With Paint Monkey

Achievement: #13. Paint Your Pet @ Paint Monkey

Wine? Paint? Cute pet photos? Count us in. We had a super blast at Paint Monkey’s ‘Paint Your Pet’ night, and we think you would, too. Check out our review, and then go get your own tickets for the next installment! Continue reading

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