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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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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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Oakland Restaurant Challenge: Carb-Loading At Joe Mama’s

Achievement: #4. Eat at 15 Oakland Restaurants

Tonight, to prepare for our big race tomorrow, we decided to do some carb loading, and because we love multi-tasking, we decided to get our carbs from a pasta spot in Oakland, to help us on our Oakland restaurant Achievement. … Continue reading

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