Category Archives: meat

Give Us This Month Our Monthly Bacon

Achievement: #12. Bacon of the Month Club

We begin our monthly series of bacon tastings; our first subject is the smoked bacon at Marty’s Market. How was it? Click through to learn! Continue reading


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Willow, A Hidden North Hills Gem

Achievement: #20. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Winter) | #4. Suburb Dinner Feature

Looking for a final dinner spot for Restaurant Week? Consider Willow, a North Hills restaurant with great food and cocktails that is still accepting Sunday reservations. Read on to see what’s on the menu! Continue reading

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Blogger Brunch @ Meat & Potatoes

Achievement: #20. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Winter)

We joined a bunch of our fellow bloggers for a special brunch at Meat & Potatoes in Pittsburgh’s Theater District. This meal had a great ensemble cast: short-rib hash, chicken and waffles, and mix-em-yourself Bloody Marys. Plus, a star-making turn by Raspberry Potato Donuts!!!! Read the review here. Continue reading

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Run, Don’t Walk, To Cafe Sam!

Achievement: #92. Cafe Sam

In which we take a long-overdue trip to Cafe Sam, a lovely little restaurant located on the cusp of Shadyside and Bloomfield. In our humble opinion, this place is a gem — read on to see why. Continue reading

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A Super Saturday Morning In Pittsburgh’s Strip District

Achievement: #56. Saturday Morning in the Strip District

Spending Saturday morning in Strip District is more than a fun time; it’s a Pittsburgh institution. Follow us as we take you on a brief tour of some of our favorite spots in the Strip! Continue reading

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Downtown Restaurant Warriors: Meat & Potatoes

Achievement: #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks | #53. Try 5 ‘Risky’ Foods | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

Last Wednesday night was one of those ‘FINALLY!’ nights. As in, FINALLY! after more than 2 decades of being madly in love with this band, I got to see the Red Hot Chili Peppers live (full disclosure: it was everything … Continue reading

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