Category Archives: seafood

We Pour Our Hearts Out For Poros

Achievement: #2. Octopus 5 Ways | #3. 5 New Restaurants

We continue our mini-tour of new places in Pittsburgh with another less-than-a-year-old spot: Poros in downtown Pittsburgh’s Market Square. Go read, work up an appetite, and get yourself a reservation. 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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A Fabulous Dinner At Tamari

Achievement: #20. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Winter) | #61. Ten Lawrenceville Restaurants

Still looking for a dinner spot for Restaurant Week? We suggest you consider Tamari. Follow us in for a look at Asian-Latin fusion as we continue our decadent Restaurant Week tour — and begin our yearlong survey of Lawrenceville restaurants! 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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Magnificent Meal At The Capital Grille

Achievement: #76. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

We wrap up our whirlwind of a Restaurant Week with a visit to The Capital Grille, a great spot in downtown Pittsburgh. We had a downright magical time; check out our report and see if it’s right for you! Continue reading

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A Happy Return To The Carlton

Achievement: #76. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

Our Restaurant Week is off to a great start after a delicious dinner at the Carlton Restaurant downtown. Excellent wine pairings and some of the finest dessert in the city of Pittsburgh await – read on for more details! Continue reading

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Blogger Happy Hour @ Braddock’s

Achievement: #76. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Summer)

To kick off the Summer 2013 Pittsburgh Restaurant Week we enjoyed a sampling of tasty bites courtesy of Braddock’s American Brasserie. Come check out the spread & meet executive chef Jason Shaffer, as well as some of our fellow PRW bloggers! Continue reading

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Bridge Ten Brasserie, Or: How We Fell In Love With Port Wine

Achievement: #45. Pittsburgh Restaurant Week (Winter)

We kicked off Restaurant Week tonight with a surprise choice after a last-minute Monday night reservation change and enjoyed dinner at a new French spot in the South Side, Bridge Ten Brasserie. Continue reading


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Scrumptious Bites During Our Day In Seattle

Achievement: #45. Try 10 House Specialty Drinks | #95. Seattle for a Day

We’re back!! Despite the fact that I would have loved to stay in Central Coast (and the fact that we almost forgot to buy plane tickets for the flight home, on top of it), we have arrived back in Pittsburgh, … Continue reading


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