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Cocktail Corner: Autumn in the Springtime

Achievement: #62. Conquer the Banker’s List at Tender

It’s taking us a while, but we’re finally digging out of our post writing hole. Here’s a new entry into our thorough and, ahem, spirited investigation of the Banker’s List at Tender Bar + Kitchen. Continue reading

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Cocktail Corner: A Return To Gin Mountain

Achievement: #62. Conquer the Banker’s List at Tender

Though this posting is a little late, we have been dutifully chipping away at the classic cocktail list at Tender Bar + Kitchen in Lawrenceville. This round: we share a report on the Martinez and the Bee’s Knees. Continue reading

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Cocktail Corner: Scotch, Bourbon, And A Taste Of Ginger

Achievement: #62. Conquer the Banker’s List at Tender

We continue our monthly quest to learn more about classic cocktails at the delightful Tender Bar + Kitchen in Lawrenceville. This round: the Penicillin and the Stone-Fence. Continue reading

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Cocktail Corner: Gin, Sweet Gin At Tender

Achievement: #62. Conquer the Banker’s List at Tender

Last year, we learned tequila, and this year, we’re learning classic cocktails. Join us as we conquer the “Banker’s List” of vintage and modern classics at Tender Bar + Kitchen. First up: the Aviation and the Alaska. Continue reading

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In Which The Dixon Brothers Hit The Dirty Ball

Achievement: #62. Dirty Ball

As we continue our epic month of new adventures, we take a trip down memory lane to an achievement from the spring: Dirty Ball 2013! It took us awhile to do our write-up, but look on the bright side — you won’t have to wait so long to get your tickets to 2014! Check out the debauchery. Continue reading

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Meating It Up At Pittsburgh Rib Fest

Achievement: #62. Rib Fest

Every so often, we wind up with an Achievement that lingers on our list for more than a season, for one reason or another. This was the case with Rib Fest, which I think has been on our list 3 … Continue reading

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Michael Is A Statue: Gargoyle Time

Achievement: #62. Take awkward pictures of Michael in front of 7 statues

Although there is more than just one statue in this set, we are counting it as only one stop since they were at the same location, in the same style. (And because I am not ready for this Achievement to … Continue reading

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Michael Is A Statue: Robert Burns Edition

Achievement: #62. Take awkward pictures of Michael in front of 7 statues

Michael has a special *affinity* for the next statue… He had to write a historical nonfiction piece about Robert Burns, and struggled to make all of his indiscretions appropriate for elementary school students to read, so it was only natural … Continue reading

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In Which Michael Poses Like George Washington

Achievement: #62. Take awkward pictures of Michael in front of 7 statues

Statue #3 was on our Kennywood trip, where the classic statue of George Washington stands.

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In Which Michael Briefly Becomes A T-Rex

Achievement: #62. Take awkward pictures of Michael in front of 7 statues

We found our second statue for the photograph Achievement in Chicago, in Millennium Park. Michael doing his very best dinosaur impression.

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