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A Locally Sourced Italian Dinner With Donatelli’s

Achievement: #61. Prepare Meals Sourced from 5 Local Ethnic Stores

Throughout the year, we’ll be doing more local shopping at various ethnic stores, and then making meals from what we gather. First up, we’re starting in the comfort zone with Italian cooking. We shopped at Donatelli’s in Bloomfield; check out what we made! Continue reading

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A Hot Dog For Every Occasion At Franktuary

Achievement: #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants

We would eat — and have eaten — at Franktuary in Lawrenceville for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. If you like hot dogs, you’ll love this place — and if you don’t like hot dogs…better give Franktuary a shot anyway. They’re so good, you just might find yourself converted! Continue reading

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Lawrenceville Eats: A Bangin’ Burger Night At Tender Bar + Kitchen

Achievement: #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants

As you know from our Banker’s List challenge, Tender Bar + Kitchen has some killer cocktails. But they’ve also got some delicious food on the menu. Case in point: their totally awesome Burger Night, held every Monday. Take a look here, set aside your next Monday night, and wait in eager anticipation. Continue reading


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Eat Exquisite Meats At Cure

Achievement: #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants

We continue our sojourn through the varied eateries of Lawrenceville with a trip to Cure, a burgeoning hotspot known for its farm-to-table ethos and its fabulous entrees. Check out our report! 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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Frontier Falls: The Undiscovered Country (Or Mini-Golf Course)

Achievement: #45. Try 5 Things in the Entertainment Book | #61. Go Mini-Golfing Somewhere We Haven’t Before

Well, I know my husband always complains that I make plans without looking into logistics on things, and, you know, on occasion, he’s right, but… Sometimes I make plans and then actually look into logistics and just choose to pretend … Continue reading

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Hangin’ With The Gargoyles At Phipps Conservatory

Achievement: #61. Go to Phipps

Phipps Conservatory is a fantastic little Pittsburgh gem in Schenley Park where you can go to see an amazing collection of plants and flowers. I know it may not sound all that interesting, but I assure you, Phipps is more … Continue reading

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