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…

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…

Eating in Steel City

I’m in a new city.  Sure I could visit famous bridges or go to a museum but my favorite way to see a new city is through my stomach. Actually, the first few places I went out to eat in Pittsburgh left much to be desired. I won’t mention them here but boy do I…

Blueberry Muffins

Everybody loves my grandma’s blueberry muffins. I don’t know if it is the butter or that they remind you of good times. But, I get totally wrapped up with the kids when I hear grandma is making muffins. My cousins not yet two will plead “Gaga, I want blueberry.”  They never last long these muffins,…

Beaches, Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, Balsamic

I like to call this the Four Bs. I went walking through Torrey Pines this weekend with my sister and our friend Kay. We walked along the beach and although it was too chilly to get in the water the view was amazing. The part of the beach we walked along had few people and the…