Lunch (FOOD)

Wine, Food and Friends: Destination Dining with Hometown Comfort At The Nittany Lion Inn and Penn Stater Hotels

The Nittany Lion Inn, located on campus, is Happy Valley's premier hotel experience, where comfort and quality meet Penn State tradition. They feature The Dining Room, a fine dining restaurant that turns any meal into a special occ

Elk Creek Cafe and Aleworks: Great Food, Great Beer, Great Conversation

Elk Creek Cafe and Aleworks was local a long time before it was trendy. Since 2007, this Rooted-in-Millheim cafe has had strong ties to their community, and local farms. It's a place where the atmosphere is warm and personal, and artists, musicians, farmers, hipsters and craftsmen gather together to enjoying great beer, great food, and great conversation.

Food Revolution: Local, Sustainable, Good Food

By Cara Aungst

I grew up in the heart of Amish country. It's a place where eating well is hard work. You pick the corn you eat (and shuck it, and steam it, and cut it off the cob for that matter, but I digress). We picked raspberries in the dead of summer in someone's back pasture. It was a time when words like pesticide-free, heirloom, organic, whole wheat and local were not cool, and I wanted so badly to be cool. All I really wanted was to be like the kids I saw on TV that ate red licorice and Coke and frozen vegetables.

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