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Biking, Incline, Tacos, Hills, Tacos – My Taco Tuesday in Pittsburgh

Biking, Incline, Tacos, Hills, Tacos – My Taco Tuesday in Pittsburgh

Inclined To Get Tacos During Pittsburgh’s Heat Wave Last Tuesday towards the end of Pittsburgh’s heat wave, I ventured out on my bicycle during the 89 degree day. Since my car was unavailable that morning, I figured it would be prime time (minus the heat) to finally take my bike on the incline. Since I am still new to the roads on Mount Washington, I figure the safest way to get to the Cultural District would be to take the…

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Bachelorette Party Tacos at Pirata in Downtown Pittsburgh

Bachelorette Party Tacos at Pirata in Downtown Pittsburgh

Weekend of Tacos All Over Pittsburgh Last weekend I managed to get tacos twice during two exciting events. First, were tacos at The Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium’s Zoobrew on Friday, while checking out the animals and sampling some beer. Second was at Pirata for a bachelorette party dinner on Saturday. This post will cover the Pirata tacos since the Pittsburgh Zoo tacos were a pleasant, but infrequent, treat there. However, the tacos at Pirata are here to stay. For the…

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Helping out Pittsburgh Tacos in The Incline’s Ultimate Food Truck Bracket!

Helping out Pittsburgh Tacos in The Incline’s Ultimate Food Truck Bracket!

Pittsburgh online news site The Incline really got my attention lately with their Ultimate Pittsburgh Food Truck Bracket, pitting food trucks from around the area in a NCAA style, reader voted competition.  Obviously, the bracket dedicated entirely to tacos is what REALLY got my attention. The Final Four in the bracket came down to Southside BBQ, Las Chicas, Hott Dawgz and Sugar and Spice Ice Cream Truck. To make the final four voting more interesting, The Incline also held a small…

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Tacos, Gingerbread Houses, and…Guns?

Tacos, Gingerbread Houses, and…Guns?

Ending 2016 with Guns, Gingerbread Houses and Fancy Tacos  First, the guns… Last Thursday, I had so much planned on my day off and it started with handguns.  I learned how to properly and safely handle a 9mm Glock 26 and a .380 Ruger LCP, then set off to A&S Indoor Pistol Range in Youngwood.  I never had any experience with guns, so learning about how they work and how they feel when in action was very new to me.  Also,…

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More Biking and More Tacos – at Bea Taco Town

More Biking and More Tacos – at Bea Taco Town

The day after I biked on the Montour Trail and walked to Las Palmas, I had the opportunity to bike yet again, this time into the city so I was able to go to to Bea Taco Town to meet some friends for lunch. Luckily I arrived at the correct Bea Taco Town my friends were at because there are two Bea Taco Towns on the same street (633 and 110 Smithfield St)!  Both Bea Taco Towns downtown are closed…

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Second Southside Taco Stop at La Palapa

Second Southside Taco Stop at La Palapa

A few weeks ago, my family and I celebrated my grandparents 75th wedding anniversary.  During the dinner, I told my family about the taco blog idea, and my cousin immediately told me that I had to try La Palapa on 1925 East Carson Street in the Southside.  He told me that this is his favorite taco spot in the ‘burgh.  I am SO glad I listened because I do believe I found one of my favorite ground beef tacos in the Pittsburgh…

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Tacos While Learning About Taco Blogging

Tacos While Learning About Taco Blogging

I stopped at Las Velas during a lunch break during PodCamp11 this past Saturday…Yes, that is where I learned how to get this started! Las Velas is located at 21 Market Square, upstairs above Diamond Market Bar and Grill overlooking Market Square.  It has a great view of Market Square and the PPG building, and depending on the day the location probably provides some great people watching. The space is quite wide and open with a long bar along the…

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