I walk through downtown Pittsburgh all the time but rarely spend time looking at the architecture.   We travel to other cities and spend days touring important buildings, learning about […]

So I had a meeting for simpLEASE at a meeting room at Salt Fork Lodge and Mary Catherine and I decided to spend the weekend in one of their cabins as […]

We love Dinette so there is no reason we wouldn’t like Cafe Carnegie.  This was the much needed upgrade to the previous Carnegie Museum restaurant which, in ten years of membership, […]

It amazes me how many places like this we’ve not been to.  We’ve lived across the river from Hoffstot’s for years now and never made a visit.  It’s as old school […]

Reminded us both a little of a brighter version of Quartino in Chicago.  Service was good and the room was buzzing (very loudly, but buzzing).  Food was good but a […]


Great chips, dinner was good but a little heavy.  You can’t beat the view.

Ingredients 1/2 oz. Campari 2 dash Grapefruit bitters (I used orange) Champagne  Pour Campari and bitters into glass, top with Champagne and garnish with an orange zest.

For us it started with NACL then the Kickstarter campaign and now, after a long wait, dinner. Thoughtfully prepared food drawing inspiration from Braddock, its people, its history and its perseverance. The […]

Ingredients 1½ ounces gin ¾ ounce SUZE ¾ ounce Earl Grey-Infused Dolin Blanc orange peel Combine ingredients in mixing glass filled with ice and stir until chilled.  Strain into rocks […]