Fine Dining

Travel the world from your dinner table

Sean Caviston is on a mission to win your heart -- with wine. The restaurant operations manager and wine director at The Nittany Lion Inn became a certified sommelier in 2016. He found a way to combine his passion for telling the stories of best vintage wines with his passion for showing off the inn's impressive culinary chops by creating the wine dinner series, Tastes of the World.

Fall and winter looks delicious at The Nittany Lion Inn and The Penn Stater

Penn State's premier hotels, The Nittany Lion Inn on campus and The Penn Stater located in Innovation Park, are ready for your visit back to Happy Valley. With golf packages, wine events, Sunday brunches and events around the holidays, your visit back to Happy Valley just got more delicious!

Treat yourself to a steakhouse dinner  

Local foods alumni cannot live without

Last week, we asked Penn State alumni on Facebook what they missed the most about Happy Valley when they are away. Even now, you're probably thinking about your favorite restaurant, maybe even down to a favorite table or booth, and that food craving you can't quite satisfy anywhere else.
 

Alumni obliged with their dream food from their favorite spot, some old, some new, and some a distant memory. Here are their top picks:
 

Tap Takeovers, brunches and burgers at the Penn Stater

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

America’s Bounty Buffet

Burgers, brunches and brews 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), slow Sunday brunches or a celebratory burger and beer with friends.

Fresh foods and specials make your spring great

Spring weather may be blooming a bit late here in Central Pennsylvania this year, but that just makes all things spring even more exciting when they finally arrive — including food! From great ingredients to great atmosphere, here are a few places you’ll want to visit this spring for top-notch meals.

The Freshest Burgers and Brews

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