Category Archives: late night

Go, Go, Go To A Late Night Show (At Club Cafe)

Achievement: #90. Club Cafe Late Show

If you want to take a chance on some new-to-you music, checking out the late show at Club Cafe is a pretty safe and inexpensive way to do so. For the price of only $8 a head, we were able to see two new bands last month. Here’s a recap of the Driftwood show, featuring local duo The Wreckids. Continue reading

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Dim Sum Rules At Grit & Grace

Achievement: #20. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Winter) | #82. Try Dim Sum

For our first Restaurant Week pick, we decided to double up on our achievements and go out for something we’d never had together: dim sum! That brought us to the new downtown eatery, Grit & Grace. And ohhh, was it good. Come take a look. Continue reading

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Late Night Mac ‘N Cheese? All Praise Hambone’s!

Achievement: #76. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

What’s better than mac n cheese just before midnight? Pretty much nothing, so pencil Hambone’s into your life. Continue reading

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For Late Night Tapas, Ibiza Can’t Be Beat

Achievement: #76. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

Sometimes, late-night tapas and wine are just the things you need to cap off your day. Thankfully for us Pittsburghers, Ibiza Tapas and Wine Bar in the South Side delivers all of that and more. Continue reading

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In Which I Invent A Cocktail Under The Watchful Eyes Of Tim Curry

Achievement: #51. Make a Buzzsaw Martini

It’s been said that the hardest part of creating a cocktail is finding the perfect name for it. So we worked backwards: we invented a great drink name, and then figured out what ingredients it required. Through a long night of trial and (mostly) error, the Buzzsaw Martini was born. Continue reading

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Downtown Restaurant Warriors: Tonic

Achievement: #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

Sometimes, an Achievement takes you by surprise. Like, you’re out, and you’re enjoying a gallery crawl, and you’re like… daaaaaaaaang I’m hungry. This is how we found ourselves at Tonic Bar and Grill (well, that, and Michael telling me I’m … Continue reading

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