Posts made in 2018


Updated on: 12/13/18One type of attraction we haven't covered much of on this site has been abandoned locations. Booking.com This is mostly by design as we are not comfortable recommending readers to trespass, break-in, or perform illegal activities in order to check a spot out. (Likewise, we do not do these ourselves either). But at Yellow Dog Village in Worthington, PA (near Kittanning), with advanced permission and payment, you can...

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Updated on: 12/11/18Duncan St. Sandwich Shop in Millvale is a tiny little spot cooking up big flavors in their creative sandwiches. Although the menu is small, everything is so thoughtfully made and delicious that who really needs any superfluous options? Booking.com Duncan St Sandwich Shop is Our Kind of Place The shop itself is quite small and lends itself more to takeaway than dining in as there is only one small table inside and a...

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Updated on: 12/11/18Anyone who has spent some time in Pittsburgh knows of the raging debate between Mineo's and Aiello's pizza in Squirrel Hill. Both have die hard followings behind them, and are the kind of places you hear coming up in favorite pizza shop lists time and time again. Booking.com We ordered Mineo's with great excitement (after a very long gap since our last visit when we lived in Squirrel Hill), and we've got to say, we...

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Updated on: 12/11/18Aiello's is a popular pizza shop in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood that has a rather die-hard following behind it. Throw in a customer rivalry with neighboring pizza shop, Mineo's, and you have the makings of a great spot to visit. Booking.com We used to frequent Aiello's often when we lived in Squirrel Hill, and despite a fairly large gap in our visit history, I finally made it back in for a few slices!...

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Updated on: 12/11/18We first had pierogies from the Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church at the Pittsburgh Pierogi Festival. We had heard the glory of the church's famed dumplings, but never quite made it happen until fate intervened and put us all at the same festival. Booking.com It was truly love at first bite. When we visited the church's table at the festival they were handing out cards for their Christmas pierogi sale, and we...

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