Category Archives: mexican food

Praising Cain’s For Taco Tuesday

Achievement: #27. Check Out 2 Taco Tuesdays

As we try our darnedest to get all our actually-achieved achievements up and posted, here’s another from the summer: back in August, we had an absolutely awesome time at the Taco Tuesday at Cain’s Saloon in Dormont. Take a look at the scrumptious fancy tacos they serve, and then save a spot on your planner for next Tuesday. You’re having Mexican. Continue reading

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Taco Tuesdays At The Lava Lounge

Achievement: #27. Check Out 2 Taco Tuesdays

For our first Taco Tuesday, we went to an old favorite for drinking and dancing: Lava Lounge on the South Side! We suggest that you check it out. Continue reading

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A Heavenly Brunch At Verde Mexican Kitchen & Cantina

Achievement: #1. Brunch at 3 New Places | #28. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week | #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks

I am still in Restaurant-Week-hangover mode. Seriously. We closed out the week in style with a face-melting brunch at Verde. We’ve blogged about Verde before, and we got to sample their brunch menu at a Yelp event back in April … Continue reading

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Brand-New Restaurant Tour: Verde Mexican Kitchen & Cantina

Achievement: #79. 10 ‘Newbie’ Restaurants

Ladies and gentlemen, please allow your author… err… blogger to take a moment prior to your diving-into of this entry to inform you that what you are about to read is merely a prologue. It’s like a movie trailer, drawing … Continue reading

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Oakland Restaurant Challenge: Mad Mex, A Collegiate Classic

Achievement: #4. Eat at 15 Oakland Restaurants

Remember the other day when I was going on and on about how things always go wrong? Add last night to the list. We were all set to do the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs of Air Hockey, … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo at Cuzamil

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

For whatever reason, we both love celebrating Cinco de Mayo. Mostly, I think it’s because we love remembering the victory of Mexico against the French back in the 1862 Battle of Puebla, but a tiny part of me really does … Continue reading

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