Category Archives: south side

Sunday Brunching At Carmella’s Plates And Pints

Achievement: #77. Brunch Triple Feature

Do you fear the South Side at night, when it gets overrun by werewolves in popped collars, crunk off overpriced bottle service? Then visit during the day, when it’s nicer and there’s excellent brunch at Carmella’s Plates and Pints. Take a peek at what you can enjoy there. Continue reading

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Pub Golf In Space: An Epic Journey

Achievement: #23. Pub Golf in Space | #4. Posing with Statues

Once a year, we host a city-ranging event in which we walk, drink, and eat our way through 18 bars in the course of a single, very long day. This was our fourth such event, and the first one we’ve actually managed to document properly. Enjoy! Continue reading

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Page Dairy Mart: Believe The Hype

Achievement: #39. Visit 3 Ice Cream Stands

On a recent summer’s eve, we made a stop at a little out-of-the-way gem known as the Page Dairy Mart. Just how good was the soft-serve? Read along and find out. 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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Go, Go, Go To A Late Night Show (At Club Cafe)

Achievement: #90. Club Cafe Late Show

If you want to take a chance on some new-to-you music, checking out the late show at Club Cafe is a pretty safe and inexpensive way to do so. For the price of only $8 a head, we were able to see two new bands last month. Here’s a recap of the Driftwood show, featuring local duo The Wreckids. Continue reading

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Screw Sochi*, Check Out Our Pizza-lympics

Achievement: #52. Pizza-lympics

Looking for the best pizza in Pittsburgh? We’re here to help. For the first round of our 8-part pizza challenge, we take on the mondo slices at Pizza Sola in the South Side. Spoiler alert: we’ve got an early front-runner for the gold. Continue reading

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For Late Night Tapas, Ibiza Can’t Be Beat

Achievement: #76. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

Sometimes, late-night tapas and wine are just the things you need to cap off your day. Thankfully for us Pittsburghers, Ibiza Tapas and Wine Bar in the South Side delivers all of that and more. Continue reading

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Bridge Ten Brasserie, Or: How We Fell In Love With Port Wine

Achievement: #45. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Winter)

We kicked off Restaurant Week tonight with a surprise choice after a last-minute Monday night reservation change and enjoyed dinner at a new French spot in the South Side, Bridge Ten Brasserie. Continue reading

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We Dive On Down To Rugger’s Pub

Achievement: #29. 10 More Groupons | #43. Dive Bar Tour

This past weekend, we continued our Dive Bar Tour of Pittsburgh with a stop at Ruggers Pub on the South Side. Continue reading

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We Seen It On The Twitter: Savor Pittsburgh

Achievement: #42. 3 Events We Learn About from Twitter | #91. 3 Outdoor Pittsburgh Events

Savor Pittsburgh is a yearly charity event that celebrates the finest food and drink in Pittsburgh. We heard about the event on Twitter, and were fortunate enough to receive a pair of tickets. Continue reading

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