Posts Tagged "North"


Updated on: 03/21/19Our love affair with Iron Born began pretty much on day one when their concept launched at Smallman Galley. Booking.com At first, we were suspect of the concept of Detroit-style pizza, because it sounded like an unusual attempt to improve upon Chicago deep dish. But after our very first bite, we were very, very happy to say that we were wrong. Now Iron Born not only has a die-hard following at their stall at...

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Updated on: 03/11/19Prior to visiting Saxonburg, I only had heard a few stories about the borough's rich history. Booking.com It wasn't until I visited for a Burgh, Bits, and Bites food tour that I was able to learn more about the history due to the fact that the tour started out at the wonderful Saxonburg Museum! If you're in the area during the museum's seasonal operating period, this one is most certainly worth a stop. The...

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Updated on: 03/5/19Smokin' Toad's BBQ is located in Sarver, PA, just under an hour northeast of Pittsburgh, and is one of those places we've driven by a number of times but never quite made it in to try. Booking.com It was only when visiting Cellar Works Brewing next door that I was able to put in an order from the menu (available at the brewery). While a robust menu with a number of options, I left wishing I was able to sample a bit...

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Updated on: 01/21/19Strange Roots (originally founded as Draai Laag) is one of the oldest breweries in Pittsburgh, and is certainly one of its most unique. Booking.com And to be completely honest, they're one of our favorite breweries in the region as they focus on wild fermentation that produces an array of stellar sour beers! Beer Styles at Strange Roots (Formerly Draai Laag) What is wild fermentation, you may ask? Well, wild...

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Updated on: 01/10/19When Hitchhiker Brewing Co. first open its doors in Pittsburgh (in Mt. Lebanon), we thought their beer was decent but were not overly blown away. But after their rapid expansion with a second facility in Sharpsburg, PA, did we notice that the brewery had vastly improved into what we believe is one of the finest breweries in Pittsburgh. Booking.com Beer Styles at Hitchhiker Brewery When it comes to describing the...

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