Collected by Ivan Mutavdzic
2002 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
21st Street Coffee and Tea is a great slice of contemporary, careful coffee culture in the Strip District. The shop has a garage door that can be opened to provide a welcome breeze, and lends the interior an airy feeling when you're hanging...
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...
500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
The Mattress Factory, an installation art museum and education center, is the kind of place that sticks with you. You'll be thinking about the interactive, room-sized works of art for days to come. Kids (and young-at-heart adults) will love taking...
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...
539 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Not that one ever needs an excuse to have an ice cream cone, but Dream Cream provides a reason beyond simple pleasure—the 'Dream team' (see what I did there?) has a very unusual business model, which is based on funding community projects. They do...
117 Sandusky St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
There are few 20th century artists as immediately recognizable as Andy Warhol. The Andy Warhol Museum is a resource unlike any other to learn about and engage with his art and legacy, as well as to stoke the flames of your own creativity, with...
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...
4209 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, USA
WildCard is my go-to spot for unique gifts and great cards. It also happens to be right in the middle of Pittsburgh's design zone, Lawrenceville, so not only is the store cool but it's surrounded by other cool stores. You're certain to find funny...
2101 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
Mon Aimee Chocolat has a tremendous variety of, as you may have guessed, chocolate, from bars to truffles to barks & savory items. But they also have a counter at the back, where you can order up a delicious hot chocolate on a cold day, or even...
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...
357 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15223, USA
You never know what to expect when you walk into Divertido...and that’s just the way they want it to be. The store is specially curated with gift-giving in mind; every corner of this whimsical shop is filled with items that are as fun to give as...
3623 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, USA
Cozy quaint cafe in the heart of Pittsburgh's Lawrenceville neighborhood. I love coming here to get some work done. Also great in the summer with the garage door open. I recommend their chocolate croissants... Heated on the panini grill!
1937 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
This tea room is beautifully decorated with interesting cultural knick-knacks and is cozy with couches and cushions in little nooks to enjoy your tea. It's a great place to meet a friend or get some work done. The serve tea from all over the...
5827 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
Commonplace Coffee is a cafe right in the heart of Squirrel Hill's main business district. Their espresso is strong, their cappuccino is wet and their decor consists of local art and.... Birds. It's a winning combination!
Nordurljosavegur 9, 240 Grindavík, Iceland
Iceland’s largest and most famous geothermal spa lies around an hour outside Reykjavik, quite close to Keflavik Airport. With a dramatic setting amidst large black lava boulders, the steam-filled, creamy-blue pool area is a striking and...
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