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Who has the best burgers in the US? Burgatory

Who has the best burgers in the US? Burgatory

This is a March Madness bracket I can get behind, the A.1.®  Steak Sauce Burger Brackets presented by Burger Business. My personal favorite burger restaurant is in the runnings to be voted as the Best Burger Joint in the U.S. That restaurant is, Burgatory. If you are from Pittsburgh, there is no doubt in my mind that

Start Your Day with SexCereal!

Starting a Monday with 4 inches of snow on my car that is so heavy it broke my ice scraper brush- leaving me to scoop the snow off with the scraper part- is never a good beginning to the week. Well, maybe it would have gone better had I eaten a bowl of SEXCEREAL to

Tye Dye Jello Shot Cubes

Everyone knows jello shots are awesome. They are fun, colorful, and full of alcohol – everything you need to ring in the new year. The problem is- everyone always does them in the same way: jello, hot water, vodka, paper dixie cup. Boring. And even though watching people use their pinkies and tongues for jello shot extraction is

Chef Luke Wholey in the Great American Seafood Cookoff

In Pittsburgh when you say seafood one name comes to mind - Wholey’s!  When your family has been in the seafood business for 100 years it’s no wonder the Govenor of Pennsylvania might think you would be a good candidate for the Great American Seafood Cookoff held this weekend in New Orleans, LA.  That is exactly why Govenor

Get In The Mix! – Mixology Classes For The General Public

“Cap it, tap it, flip it, shake it!” says the tall, bald man wearing a black chef’s coat. His voice projects loudly over a room full of slightly buzzed Yinzers as they put the finishing touches on another round of fantastic cocktails.It’s Saturday afternoon and another installment in the wildly popular,   highly educational, gourmet mixology series entitled

Maynard James Winemaker!

Rock stars usually get into some crazy shit. Maynard James Keenan from bands Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer has got into something a bit different.  He is the current owner of Merkin Vineyards and the associated winery, Caduceus Cellars, and has part ownership of Stronghold Vineyards, all located in Arizona, where he lives. Among

May Is National Hamburger Month!

Fire up the grill and don’t let your meat loaf. It’s burger time!  May is National Burger Month and I am on the quest for the best Burg in the Burgh! A hamburger (also called a hamburger sandwich, burger or hamburg) is a sandwich consisting of a cooked patty of ground meat (usually beef, but