Posts by Angie


Last updated: 06/13/17If you’re looking to beautify your home’s outdoor space but want to shop somewhere more unique than just a big box store, Pittsburgh has plenty of local garden centers with much more interesting offerings. We’ve been busy checking them out to find the best – here are some of our favorites and the types of things you’ll find at each. Booking.com Sestili Nursery This small family...

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Last updated: 06/13/17Although banh mi sandwiches have been trendy for a while now and regularly pop up on all sorts of menus around the city, there are relatively few restaurants in the city solely dedicated to Vietnamese cuisine. Enter Banh Mi and Ti in Lawrenceville, a cute new spot with a self-explanatory name. Booking.com Banh Mi and Rice Bowls Make for Numerous Options The space is small and modern with a handful of seats inside...

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Last updated: 06/12/17Altius on Grandview Ave in Mt Washington is a relative newcomer to the fine dining scene in Pittsburgh set among establishments such as Le Mont and Monterey Bay Fish Grotto. With all of these restaurants, you’re understandably paying a premium for the Pittsburgh city views, so we recently dined at Altius to see if the food and experience was worth the cost. Booking.com A Million Dollar View on Mount...

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Last updated: 06/1/17We’re slowly working our way through the plethora of Asian restaurants in Squirrel Hill, and on our most recent trip we found ourselves at Taiwanese Bistro Cafe 33. This spot on Shady Ave. right next to Starbucks is housed in what used to be the neighborhood laundromat, and it serves up a huge menu that’s a mix of Taiwanese food as well as Americanized Chinese food. Booking.com With stiff competition...

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Last updated: 05/24/17Pork and Beans in downtown Pittsburgh is the newest Richard Deshantz restaurant to join the dynasty of Butcher and the Rye, tako, and Meat and Potatoes. Booking.com Pork and Beans exceeded our expectations, perhaps more than any other of the Deshantz restaurants, with its insanely delicious house-smoked meats and creative sides. But, as with most of Deshantz’s restaurants, comes at a price. A Focus on...

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