Category Archives: lunch

Pizza-lympics: Pizza Perfectta Puts Down A Solid Routine

Achievement: #52. Pizza-lympics

Still looking out for a lunch spot while on the run? Let us take you somewhere. For round 3 of our 8-part pizza challenge, we stopped by Pizza Perfectta in Shadyside for a walk-up slice. 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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Tasty Slices At Stone Neapolitan Pizzeria

Achievement: #76. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

Do you love lunchtime AND prosciutto on your pizza? Then you’re going to love Stone Neapolitan Pizza. Trust us. Continue reading

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Supremely Satisfying Lunch At Kaleidoscope Cafe

Achievement: #45. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Winter)

Sometimes, a week of checking out new restaurants is no replacement for revisiting a favorite spot. And that’s how we wound up sneaking in a last-minute lunch at Lawrenceville’s Kaleidoscope Cafe. Continue reading

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Enjoy Lunch On The Clock At Tic Toc

Achievement: #28. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

Restaurant Week is flying by!! Can’t believe it’s already Saturday, which means we only have two stops left: dinner tonight and brunch tomorrow. Today will be a two-post day though, because I got to eat at two restaurants yesterday! Back … 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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Kaleidoscope Kills It For Pittsburgh Restaurant Week

Achievement: #28. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week

It is an unfortunate fact of life that all (fun, thrilling, exciting, and wonderful) things must come to an end (while all terrible, boring, and annoying things shall stretch on forever… it’s a proven fact). And this, of course, is … Continue reading

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Our Fake Business Lunch At Diamond Market Bar & Grill

Achievement: #8. Pretend to Have a Classy Business Lunch Downtown

Each December, we seem to find ourselves faced with the challenge of, “oh my God, how is it December already, and what do you mean we have 35 Achievements left to complete???” This leads to some interesting combinations of Achievements … Continue reading

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Oakland Restaurant Challenge: The Mythical India Garden Buffet

Achievement: #4. Eat at 15 Oakland Restaurants

For our tenth Oakland restaurant, we decided to return to our roots a bit. Our unhealthy-but-delicious-and-cheap-food roots, that is. There was a time in my life when I would get up every Saturday morning, shake off any headache leftovers from … Continue reading

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Oakland Restaurant Challenge: Spice Island

Achievement: #4. Eat at 15 Oakland Restaurants

This afternoon, we decided to head into Oakland to do some training for the half-marathon coming up this weekend, and also to get some lunch as a bonus. We put on our running shoes and walked the three miles from … Continue reading

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