Butcher and the Rye

W and I went to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra last week to see the performance of Remixed version of Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. I haven’t seen the ballet before so I didn’t really know what to expect. The conductor, Steve Hackman, did give an overview of the ballet and what were…

Capitol Grille

I love going out to eat and this trip to Capitol Grille was no exception. We caught the bus downtown to avoid the hassle of finding parking. People always tell me how Pittsburgh is very different from it used to be five to ten years ago. Even as a new comer I can see how…

Phipps Conservatory

Spring I’m ready for you. 🙂 I still have a running bucket list of things to checkout in Pittsburgh, but I’m happy to say I have checked Phipps Conservatory off my check list. W and I went there just before the holidays and I’m just now posting about it. The holidays were crazy and I…

EuroTrip: London, Lisbon, Porto

I had such an amazing time visiting my really bestie in London back in October. It took me ages to finally post, did I mention I’m a grad student and working full-time? My most favorite part of the trip was the city of Porto, Portugal. It is a beautiful place and not quite as tourist ridden…

Dinner En Blanc

Dinner En Blanc has been on my bucket list for about a year. I saw someone post about it a while back, so tried googling it of course. Then I realized in the most popular places you have to invited. I’m guessing tickets move fast. This Dinner En Blanc was a first time experience for…