8-5-16 / Spork / Pittsburgh, PA

A couple of weeks ago, my wife and I decided to try a new place that I'd read a lot about, Spork located between Garfield and Lawrenceville on Penn Avenue. Not to be confused with Spoon (another excellent restaurant in Pittsburgh), Spork offers a dynamic menu comprised primarily of small plates, an outstanding cocktail program, … Continue reading 8-5-16 / Spork / Pittsburgh, PA

7-22-16 / Butcher and the Rye / Pittsburgh, PA

While waiting for the Music of David Bowie with the Pittsburgh Symphony  to start at Heinz Hall, my wife and I realized we'd yet to make dinner plans, so I quickly called across the street to Butcher and the Rye and made some late-night reservations. I'd never been there before, but my wife had, and she'd greatly enjoyed … Continue reading 7-22-16 / Butcher and the Rye / Pittsburgh, PA