Top picks for tailgates, tacos and terrific breakfasts

It's a good thing that you are already coming back to Happy Valley this fall. Because in addition to the football schedule and full calendar of fall events, there is some food that you just have to try.


Tailgate like a boss with these seafood picks

Maine Bay and Berry

Tap Takeovers, Brunches and Burgers at The Penn Stater

The Penn Stater's location in Innovation Park makes it the perfect location for a business lunch (none of the hassle of downtown traffic or parking garages), Sunday Brunches or a celebratory burger and beer with friends.


America's Bounty Buffet

Enjoy summer with outdoor dining local establishments offer fresh farm-to-table finds in an alfresco setting

Summer means spending as much time outdoors as possible, and few warm-weather activities rival the satisfaction of dining alfresco. In recent years, the growth of the farm-to-table movement has added a layerof awareness of the many benefits of locally sourced foods: great taste, better health and an improved local economy and environment.

Here are a few local dining establishments that combine the seasonal pleasures of outdoor dining and fresh farm-to-table bounty. Choose one to sample on a warm summer day and savor the goodness.

Food trucks make international flavors a moveable feast

By Laura Zaks


Fine dining and wining does have its perks, but there’s just something fun and special about ordering a delicious meal at a food truck and eating out on the go. Lucky for us Nittany Lions, Happy Valley is truly a food truck nation, raising its flag to sizzling drinks and scrumptious take-out food matched only by outstanding, friendly service.

The Penn Stater: Unwind with Weekend Brunches, Brews and Burgers

The Penn Stater, located in Innovation Park, offers top-notch amenities and beautifully appointed rooms. Their two in-hotel restaurants are perfect fall destinations for both lunch and dinner. Find out what's in store this spring!

Around State College: Spots to hit outside Happy Valley

It’s hard to imagine happiness outside our Happy Valley. What could it possibly look like—joysans the nittany lion roar echoing throughout the stadium, Old Main looming in the distance, grilled stickies melting in your mouth as you sport your favorite blue and white apparel?


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