In and Around Pittsburgh

If you ask about breakfast in Pittsburgh, you’re going to hear about DeLuca’s They’re famous for big sloppy piles of diner food and long lines out the door to get at them. There’s nothing fancy here and no attention paid to presentation but the service is fast and warm, the food is good and if […]

A Day Off in Pittsburgh

Touring days off always start late, they’re usually in a new city and they frequently involve Mexican food or Spinach and Artichoke Dip. Don’t ask me, I don’t make the rules. However, margaritas are welcome. Especially if they’re interesting shi-shi margaritas involving basil and grapefruit juice. Thus fortified, take a walk around and see the sights […]

Meli’s Cafe

One of the things I love about the Chicago restaurant scene is the proliferation of all day breakfast places . When I lived there, I thought this was how every city was organized because doesn’t every neighborhood need a breakfast joint that serves eggs and pancakes all day? I would argue, yes. Of course they […]

Peace, Love and Little Donuts

All the things the world needs in one small sign. A sign for tie-dyed peace and love won’t always grab me but I do love dessert in any “little” form. And not only the donuts are little Having Ryan there to photograph your donuts will cost you extra… Don’t get riled up! He’s worth the […]