The Future of #FishFryFriday in the post Grand Jury Report era of Catholicism

For the past five years, I’ve hosted a (semi) regular feature on my blog – Fish Fry Fridays. This series of blog features me and Ledcat visiting area fish fries and writing up reviews. Here’s how it works. We visit a different fish fry each week. The location is determined first by proximity to the […]

Fish Fry Friday: Elks Lodge 339

Welcome to Fish Fry Fridays, 2018 Edition! Click here to learn more about this project. Name: The ELKS Lodge 339 (Northside)  Date: March 29, 2018 Time We Ate: 5:50 PM Random review of #fishburgh adventures during Lent. Find a fish fry on this map! You can also follow them on Facebook and find tons of reviews and suggestions. And vote in The Incline’s Fish […]

Fish Fry Friday: Riverview Presbyterian Church (Perry North) – Part Two

Welcome to Fish Fry Fridays, 2018 Edition! Click here to learn more about this project. Name: Riverview Presbyterian Church (Perry North) Date: March 16, 2018 Time We Ate: 6:00 PM Random review of #fishburgh adventures during Lent. Find a fish fry on this map! You can also follow them on Facebook and find tons of reviews and suggestions. And vote in The Incline’s […]

Fish Fry Friday: St. Catherine of Sweden

Welcome to Fish Fry Fridays, 2018 Edition! Click here to learn more about this project. Name: St. Catherine of Sweden (Allison Park) Date: March 2, 2018 Time We Ate: 6:30 PM Random review of #fishburgh adventures during Lent. Find a fish fry on this map! You can also follow them on Facebook and find tons of reviews and suggestions. And vote in The […]

Fish Fry Friday: Church of the Assumption in Bellevue 2018

Welcome back to Fish Fry Fridays, 2018 Edition! Click here to learn more about this project. Name: Church of the Assumption of The Blessed Virgin Mary (Bellevue)  Date: February 16, 2018 Time We Ate: 6:15 PM Random review of #fishburgh adventures during Lent. Find a fish fry on this map! You can also follow them on Facebook and find […]

Almost Time for Fish Fry Fridays 2018

Just three weeks to get myself healed up enough to hit the fish fry circuit. Lent begins on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 and continues through Holy Thursday on Thursday, March 29, 2018. That’s six Fridays plus Good Friday and Shrove Tuesday. Here’s how it works. We visit a different fish fry each week. The location […]

Fish Fry Friday: 2017 Wrap-Up, Best Winners Announced

The end of another year of #FishFryFriday reviews of local fish fries in the Pittsburgh area. We missed one week, but we did include a Shrove Tuesday event so that events out. Here are this years reviews Shrove Tuesday February 28 – Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner Calvary United Methodist Church (Northside) Friday, March 3 – Fish […]

Fish Fry Friday: Elks Lodge 339 (Northside)

Name: Elks Lodge 339 Date: April 14, 2017 Time We Ate: 5:30 PM Random review of #fishburgh adventures during Lent. Find a fish fry on this Google maps collection. You can also follow them on Facebook and find tons of reviews and suggestions. Here is our general criteria: In review, the factors we assess or review include: Location/directions/parking/signage Atmosphere/Volunteer […]

Fish Fry Friday: St. Maximilian Kolbe (Homestead)

Welcome back to Fish Fry Fridays, 2017 Edition! This is the final regular Friday of Lent edition. While we will participate in a fish fry on Good Friday, the options are much more limited. Name: St. Maximilian Kolbe in Homestead Fish Fry Map Logo Date: April 7, 2017 Time We Ate: 4:30 PM Random review […]

My Easter Memories: Reflections on Faith, Food and Frightful Bunnies

Just some random Easter memories. What comes to your mind this time of year? As children, we had designated baskets. Mine was a big wicker style with a floppy yellow bow. My brother had an Easter cart that my father had used in his childhood. Options to hide were somewhat limited in our ranch style […]