Gi-Jin is a semi-new restaurant in Pittsburgh and it absolutely does not disappoint. They were recently named one of Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in 2022, and for good reason! It’s easy to tell how delicious and popular it is when you go to make a reservation– it’s always booked!! My reservation was randomlyContinue reading “GIN + HAND ROLLS”

Pittsburgh Bar + Restaurant Guide

My favorite restaurants and bars in Pittsburgh, broken down by location. PDF is available to download at the end of the post. CLICK BELOW TO DOWNLOAD A PDF COPY OF THE GUIDE Latest from the Blog


Finally a sunny, warm day in Pittsburgh. I started Sunday Funday out at Bird on the Run in East Liberty. It’s a cute little place with literally the BEST chicken sandwich in the city, by the owners of Kahuna and Muddy Waters!! |Pictured: Top- Frosé + Pom Marg; Bottom-Hot Chicken Combo| In addition to theContinue reading “SUNNY SUNDAY”


I have always wanted to try a poke bowl (traditionally a Hawaiian raw fish “salad”) and was scrolling through Instagram and found the perfect place to go. Kahuna is a cute little lunch spot nestled in East Liberty with build your own poke bowls. I chose to get a “signature” bowl because I didn’t wantContinue reading “POKE IN PITTSBURGH”


If you are ever in Pittsburgh’s Troy Hill neighborhood, I highly suggest going to Pear and the Pickle. It is on a residential street and you might just miss it if you weren’t looking hard. You order at the counter in the cute front area with a general store feel. They had a free sampleContinue reading “PEAR AND THE PICKLE”


Tres Rios is a Mexican restaurant in the South Side of Pittsburgh. They offer delicious tacos and margaritas-which brings us here, to the Margarita Flight. I saw this advertised on their Instagram but it was NOT on the menu, but don’t worry, it exists. NOW, I will say, if you are not into weird flavor combinationsContinue reading “MARGARITA FLIGHTS”

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