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Pinnacle Vodka to be acquired for $600 million!

Pinnacle Vodka to be acquired for $600 million!

Beam Inc. just announced that they have agreed to purchase Pinnacle vodka and Calico Jack rum from White Rock Distilleries for just over $600 million. This right here is a prime example of why I am excited to be in the vodka business.  As VP of Marketing & stockholder in up and coming vodka brand

Fun Easter Snacks!

Easter is almost here and I found a few fun things online that I def plan to try this year.  The 1st is gonna be these deviled peeps. I mean who wouldn’t want one of these little guys on their plate with Easter ham?  Make your standard deviled eggs as you normally would but instead

Vote For A Local Italian Dressing!

Why did the waiter blush?  Because he saw the salad dressing! Har Har Har!! OK all jokes aside now, a very close friend of Faded Industry is now involved in a new business endeavor with a Sweet Italian Dressing called Dolce. They are currently sold locally at Giant Eagle, McGinnis Sisters and Wholefoods. They have entered a commercial

Who Loves the Fish?

I love me some fish! Maybe not as much as this guy over here but I def enjoy a quality sandwich.  That is why I have started a quest for the best fish sandwich in Pittsburgh.  Much like the Holy Grail, I know it’s out there and I have asked all you fine Yinzers to

Restaurant Impossible @ Del’s In Pgh!

Excited to see what one of my favorite shows did to a Pittsburgh traditional Italian restaurant.  Restaurant Impossible is a Food Network reality show where host and master chef Robert Irvine takes a failing restaurant and with only 2 days and $10,000 completely transforms the business.  They have a design team that will completely reface

Wine & Dine for Free with District 3!

  Don’t wine, this special is fine! Starting this and every Friday night, let your friends know that District 3 is the new place to be. March 2nd is the launch of this unique Free Wine & Food Pairing night starting at 10pm. You and your friends can stop down to District 3 with No

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Faded’s Fish On Contest!!!

Now that lent is here and I have again given up drinking I need a new vice.  That vice is going to be fish sandwiches and contests!  I will be on the quest for the best lenten fish fry in the burgh.  Nominate your favorite spot and  leave comments below as to who you think

Pepper Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Pepper Bacon Wrapped Scallops!

Scallops are a popular type of shellfish in both Eastern and Western cooking. They are characterized by having two types of meat in one shell: the adductor muscle, called “scallop” which is white and meaty, and the roe, called “coral”, which is red or white and soft. Today we will just be working with the