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As spring slowly but surely arrives in State College, it’s time to start planning your warm weather adventures, and these brand new wine and brew tour packages from Happy Valley Hotels are the perfect place to start.

What sets the new tours apart from others is that they’re all at your own pace—allowing you to taste Happy Valley’s best locally-crafted beers, spirits and wines on... MORE

Classic Irish foods, drink specials galore, music, dancing, free stuff, and of course, green beer—there's lots of Irish fun to be found in State College this St. Patrick's Day!

 

The Field Burger and Tap

The Field is serving up Irish goodies all week, like the Blarney Burger topped with corned beef and cabbage, and the Irish Fries tossed with roasted... MORE

As Marketing Manager of the Friends & Farmers Cooperative, I am a fully invested shopper of the Online Market. But I didn’t start out that way. At first, I bought only a few items a week—foods I that felt safe to try, like garlic, potatoes and spinach—and spent no more than $12-15 on each order.

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Whether you’re still trying to drop a few extra pounds for swimsuit season, or you just want to feel your best for the busy, warmer months, Happy Valley provides more than a few tasty options that are both good and good for you. While health-focused options are popping up downtown, farmers markets abound and even long-standing restaurants are adding more vegetarian and vegan options to their... MORE

You don’t have to sacrifice quality and freshness for convenience anymore. Pizza Mia! Is now open in State College!

Want farm-to-table ingredients and fresh, affordable meals delivered right to your door? Call Pizza Mia!. Or, order online before you leave the office or pick up the kids from practice.
 

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When the weather warms up again in State College, calendars begin filling with social events, alumni reunions, weddings, family affairs and more. From a classy, friends-and-family Easter celebration to a graduation party fit for any die-hard Penn Stater, so many of these spring events revolve around the food. After all, a gathering of any kind is only as good as the eats, and you can be sure... MORE

Happy Valley continues to grow its reputation as an emerging foodie paradise, and the new construction and growth of the region has more than risen to meet these demands. Here’s our list of the best new restaurants around town.

 

Photo: Talleyrand Tavern

 

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Happy Valley is a place of local tradition and loyalty like no other. Local lore is the heart, soul and backbone of our community, and our food culture is the perfect example of that. Ask any local what their favorite restaurant is, and they’ll passionately rattle off a list while also telling you the best things to get at each place. And nine times out of ten, it won’t be chain restaurants... MORE

The e-version of our 2017 Food Guide is here! 

This edition is all about celebrating the best, uniquely Happy Valley places to eat and drink—the true local favorites and the locally-produced ingredients that make them so great.

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If you observe meatless Fridays for Lent, you may be needing some inspiration for where to grab some great seafood over the next 40 days. We've got you covered.

Here are our top pick spots, and a few of the best seafood dishes to get there. Even if you don't observe Lent, you'll want to try these anyway.

 

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