Category Archives: french food

In Which We Get Fancy At Poulet Bleu

Achievement: #69. Monthly Restaurant Feature

We return with our monthly Decadent Eating feature with a trip to a Lawrenceville gem: Poulet Bleu! Continue reading

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The Twisted Frenchman: Fine, Modern, Fantastic

Achievement: #3. 5 New Restaurants

The most fun part of doing this blog is that we’re always trying new things. Keeping in that vein, we’ve decided to eat at five new restaurants that opened within the last calendar year. First up: The Twisted Frenchman in East Liberty. Have a look at the goods! Continue reading


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Charcuterie Face-Off, Exhibition Round: Paris 66 Bistro

Achievement: #21. Charcuterie Face-Off | #40. Wildcard #2 - The Great Pittsburgh Blog Swap

For The Great Pittsburgh Blog Swap of 2015, we’re guesting over at Nicky D Cooks, and Erin from the blog, Don’t Forget to Eat! is filling in for us. Erin and her husband tackled one of our favorite achievements by checking out the charcuterie at Paris 66 Bistro. Take a look! Continue reading


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CSA Spectacular: September Highlights

Achievement: #26. Join a CSA

September brought some of the biggest, fullest farm share boxes of the season! It was a bit of a challenge to use everything we got, but we made it work! 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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The Allegheny River Along The Strip

Achievement: #17. See a River From Two New Perspectives | #4. Eat at 15 Oakland Restaurants

Back in early October, when the weather was still lovely (and by that I mean not raining, wtf December), we decided to do our second river exploration. The first time, we were on board a Just Ducky Tour, inches above … Continue reading


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Around The World In Dining: French Cuisine At Brasserie 33

Achievement: #42. 5 Different Ethnic Dinners

We finally completed our ethnic dinner Achievement a few nights ago, with a foray into French cuisine. I’ve had French cuisine before, and I had been hoping to take Michael to this fabulous little French place near Ohiopyle called Chez … Continue reading

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