Category Archives: ice cream

We Came Back: An Arnold Schwarzenegger Movie Marathon

Achievement: #65. Arnold Schwarzenegger Movie Marathon | #66. Arnold Schwarzenegger Movie Meals

We’ve run a few different movie-and-food nights over the years, each organized around different stars (of varying caliber). This year, it was Schwarzenegger’s turn. Come bask in the guilty pleasures of a 4-movie binge of 80s (and 90s) action, paired with completely over-indulgent foods! Continue reading

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Our Battle Royale Against An Angry Mob At Kings

Achievement: #72. Frownie Pile at Kings

Our regular readers know that we’re fans of the somewhat-extreme challenge. Like when we decided to try to eat at every Primanti Brothers in Pittsburgh. Or when we tasted all 200+ tequilas at Verde Mexican Kitchen + Cantina. Or when, … Continue reading

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In Which Michael (Literally) Sings The Praises of The Hoss’s Salad Bar

Achievement: #9. Michael Goes to Hoss's

Fox loves Hoss’s; Michael’s never been. But last night, all was made right in the world. How much did Michael enjoy the Hoss’s Salad Bar? Check out the interview (and the song break). 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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Custard’s First Stand: Killer Ice Cream (And Puns!)

Achievement: #45. Try 5 Things in the Entertainment Book | #55. Ice Cream at Custard’s

This weekend, we took a trip down memory lane to the famous post-softball-game ice cream spot of my youth: Custard’s First Stand! Custard’s is a little hometown ice cream spot on Camp Horne Road, conveniently located between the softball field … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Razzy Fresh Is A Delight

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

Well, we have done it: we have eaten at every restaurant on Murray Avenue. Well, except Aaron and Ari’s, but we ate at the restaurant in the same building as it, and therefore, I think that counts. On New Year’s … Continue reading

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Going Back In Time At Klavon’s Ice Cream Parlor

Achievement: #78. Ice cream at Klavons

Pittsburgh has some pretty unique places, as I always like to talk about in here. One of those places is Klavon’s Ice Cream Parlor in the Strip District. It’s an authentic 1920s ice cream parlor and drug store, complete with … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Chaya Japanese Restaurant

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

We’ve started almost a new standard of going out for a Murray Ave dinner each Saturday night. This week, it was time to hit up a delightful BYOB Japanese restaurant called Chaya. We were very excited for this, because we’d … Continue reading

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