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Keeping It Classy At LeMont Restaurant

Achievement: #27. Summer Restaurant Week

It’s that time of year again — Pittsburgh Restaurant Week! We kicked off our mini-tour with a visit to a true Pittsburgh classic: LeMont Restaurant on Mount Washington. Check it out! Continue reading


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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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We Celebrate At First Night 2013!

Achievement: #27. Attend First Night 2013 | #96. Play the Vuvuzela in 5 Locations

On Friday, we brought you the deliciousness that was New Year’s Eve dinner at Sonoma Grille, so tonight, it’s time to share the details of the party in the streets of Downtown Pittsburgh that followed. Continue reading

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Treat Yourself Right At First Night With Sonoma Grille

Achievement: #27. Attend First Night 2013

Happy New Year, readers! We’ve got a list of 101 new Achievements for the Year of the Snake, some of which have made their way over here from the 2012 Achievements we didn’t quite get to, and some of which are all brand-new. To start the year off right, we attended Pittsburgh’s New Year celebration, First Night 2013. (Since we took so many pictures, I’ve divided First Night into two posts: today, our dinner, and tomorrow, I’ll post about the rest of the evening.) Continue reading

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Fair Food And Divas Of Danger Up The Big Butler Fair

Achievement: #27. Big Butler Fair | #64. Inappropriate Dances in 10 New Locations

You know, there’s a saying out there, “You’re not a true Yinzer until you’ve experienced the Big Butler Fair.” I mean, I like to think there’s a saying like that, because let’s not kid ourselves, the Big Butler Fair is … Continue reading

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To Coffee & Cosmos!

Achievement: #27. Have a lovely Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day has always been an important holiday to my husband and me. We’re both Irish, but that has less to do with it than the fact that we love a long, drawn-out bar crawl that lasts twelve hours. … Continue reading

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