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A Fantastic California Voyage…To Pea Soup Andersen’s

Achievement: #29. Pea Soup Andersen’s

In which we take a years-delayed trip to the home of split-pea soup, Pea Soup Andersen’s! Continue reading


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Fine Foods, Fine Booze in Atlantic City

Achievement: #74. Visit Atlantic City

We saved some bucks traveling to Atlantic City via Groupon…and we spent those bucks on booze and terrific meals. Here are some of our top recommendations to visit. 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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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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Eats & Sleeps On The GAP: Rockwood To Cumberland

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

There’s more to the GAP Trail than just great scenery. Here’s what we enjoyed along the journey in terms of food lodging from Rockwood to Cumberland! Continue reading


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Blogger Dinner @ #Sausalido

Achievement: #76. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

Tuesday of Restaurant Week brought one of our favorite events: the blogger dinner! Even better? This season’s dinner was held at our favorite Bloomfield restaurant, Sausalido! Read on for some world-rocking appetizers! Continue reading

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We Dive On Down To Rugger’s Pub

Achievement: #29. 10 More Groupons | #43. Dive Bar Tour

This past weekend, we continued our Dive Bar Tour of Pittsburgh with a stop at Ruggers Pub on the South Side. Continue reading

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Enjoy Lunch On The Clock At Tic Toc

Achievement: #28. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week | #67. 10 Downtown Restaurants

Restaurant Week is flying by!! Can’t believe it’s already Saturday, which means we only have two stops left: dinner tonight and brunch tomorrow. Today will be a two-post day though, because I got to eat at two restaurants yesterday! Back … 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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Filed under #45, #45-12, #67, #67-12, dinner, downtown, late night, martinis, restaurant, salad

Tater Tot Heaven At The Shiloh Grill

Achievement: #18. Have Dinner at a New Restaurant on Mt. Washington | #93. Use 10 Groupons or Living Socials

You know, if there’s one thing that makes the very hottest heat of summer more bearable, I’d have to say that it’s a nice martini in an air-conditioned bar. Air Pros in Florida provide most reliable & recognized AC installation … Continue reading

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