Collected by Colleen Morell
700 Arch St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
The National Aviary is an interactive, up close and personal experience. As you walk through, birds fly freely in exhibits replicating their natural habitats, ranging from tropical rainforests, to grasslands, to wetlands, and more. There's also a...
438 Market St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Native Pittsburghers know that no dessert can top a Prantl's Burnt Almond Torte. Deliciously light cake, crispy with toasted almonds, with a cool filling—this is the stuff dreams are made of. For a little less indulgent version, the Burnt Almond...
221 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Bluebird Kitchen is a great little spot for breakfast or lunch in downtown Pittsburgh, with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients and a menu that allows you be either healthy (organic steel cut oats with coconut milk and almonds) or indulgent...
60 21st St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Pamela's is a Pittsburgh establishment through and through, and has been serving up classic breakfast fare done well since the 1980s. If you're a hotcake lover, you owe it to yourself to check this place out—and make sure you order yourself a side...
1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Not to be trite, but the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh are an absolute must-see. The approach is made up of sustainable, perennial gardens, framing the beautiful conservatory building at center, which houses the...
2401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
At the heart of the Strip District's local and fresh food movement is the Pittsburgh Public Market, which is home to a number of cafes, eateries & gourmet food shops. A great place to browse, shop, grab a cup of coffee, or pick out a bottle of...
1150 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Eleven has a hip, upscale vibe, and has a series of menus that place an emphasis on fresh ingredients, with a number of seafood dishes taking center stage. If you're ordering from the tavern menu, give the Blue Bay mussels a try. It's also open...
7227 Reynolds St, Pittsburgh, PA 15208, USA
The old housing stock in Pittsburgh is one of the many things that make the city so charming. If you like exploring historical landmarks that can take you back in time, the Frick is a place to visit. The house tour is great—you will learn a lot...
821 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Philip is a friend of mine, but he's also somewhat of an institution in downtown Pittsburgh's cultural district. A master violinmaker trained in Europe, Philip creates and repairs stringed instruments for the world class Pittsburgh symphony...
932 Freeport Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15238, USA
Know before you walk in here that this is not your run-of-the-mill burger joint. This is where culinary creativity and iconic American cuisine fuse to make all your hamburger and milkshake dreams come true. Pick one of the burger creations...
3 Three Rivers Heritage Trail, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
I ride my bike all summer on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail system, which affords great views of Pittsburgh's skyline from it's various extensions along the three rivers and point. You can ride for a few miles up the Allegheny River, down the...
134 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
Spoon restaurant in Pittsburgh's take on surf and turf, lamb meatballs and giant crawfish. This was my first visit to Pittsburgh and a co-worker took us (her cousin is a chef here). What a great meal. The service was excellent as was every course....
207 S Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
This place serves traditional southern dishes with a contemporary twist. They've got fried green tomatoes, hush puppies, gumbo, and cornbread, and they use local producers to deliver a "farm to table" meal. You should also try the Sunday brunch....
101 N Main St, Greenville, SC 29601, USA
Methodical Coffee is located in the heart of downtown Greenville in the One City Plaza, tucked back in the courtyard from Main Street. A modern, refreshing place to be, the coffee is lovingly brewed and simply delicious. It is worth making a...
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