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Pub Golf: A New Beginning

Achievement: #18. Pub Golf – A New Beginning

Once a year, Fox and I host a multi-neighborhood, half-marathon-length bar crawl all over the city. We present the debauchery and fun of…Pub Golf 5! Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Cocktail Week: A Disco Drink Donnybrook

Achievement: #34. Pittsburgh Cocktail Week

Better late than never, eh? This is our recap of the 2nd annual Pittsburgh Cocktail Week from earlier in the fall. Check out the tasty concoctions as we take you from Downtown to Lawrenceville to Shadyside and beyond! Continue reading

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Tequila Tour: We Claim A Prize

Achievement: #29. Verde Tequila Tour, Act II | #58. Verde Tequila Tour, Act III | #7. Verde Tequila Tour, Act I | #71. Verde Tequila Tour, Act IV | #81. Verde Tequila Tour, Act V

We were pretty proud of ourselves when we managed to finish our big Tequila Tour at Verde last year. Apparently, the staff was pretty proud of us, too, because they gave us a token to take home! Check it out! Continue reading

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Willow, A Hidden North Hills Gem

Achievement: #20. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Winter) | #4. Suburb Dinner Feature

Looking for a final dinner spot for Restaurant Week? Consider Willow, a North Hills restaurant with great food and cocktails that is still accepting Sunday reservations. Read on to see what’s on the menu! Continue reading

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A Fabulous Dinner At Tamari

Achievement: #20. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Winter) | #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants

Still looking for a dinner spot for Restaurant Week? We suggest you consider Tamari. Follow us in for a look at Asian-Latin fusion as we continue our decadent Restaurant Week tour — and begin our yearlong survey of Lawrenceville restaurants! Continue reading

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Tequila Tour: Infusions & Smoky, Sexy Mezcals

Achievement: #71. Verde Tequila Tour, Act IV

In this fourth package of reviews from our yearlong scaling of the wall of tequila at Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina, we cover infusions and mezcals. (And hell yes, we ate the worm.) Continue reading

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Tequila Tour: Ultra-Premiums & The Rapper Tequila Party

Achievement: #58. Verde Tequila Tour, Act III

In this third set of reviews from our epic battle with the wall of tequila at Verde Mexican Kitchen and Cantina, we cover the ultra-premium stuff and our decadent Rapper Tequila Party. Sidle up and join us for a round! Continue reading

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