Every season comes with an array of flavors, a bounty of culinary experiences that take our minds back to seasons past — pumpkin spice and apple pie in the fall, gingerbread and hot cocoa in the winter, the first asparagus shoots and salads of spring. Then summer comes with its sizzling barbecues, juicy watermelon, farm‑fresh corn on the cob and fruity pitchers of your favorite backyard... MORE
You can always count on great food and new restaurants to try in Happy Valley. Our dining options just keep growing. Whether you’re looking for classic American fare or an authentic cultural food experience, you can find it in Happy Valley. Here are some of the newest places to check out on your... MORE
Taste Buds Kitchen
For someone interested in exploring their cooking skills while having a good time with family and friends, Taste Buds Kitchen is a... MORE
Think you have to visit a big beer-brewing destination like Portland for top-notch craft brews? Or the vineyards of Napa or Italy to experience the best wine around? Think again, my friend. There’s no need for you to go anywhere at all, when you have the region’s award-winning wines and brews at your fingertips.
Happy Valley just so happens to be nestled within a premiere wine-growing... MORE
Summer is meant to be spent outside. So, after a long day at work, why not meet up with friends for a drink or gather the family for a meal under the sun? Luckily, Happy Valley boasts a vast number of quality restaurants that offer seating outside, and we are here to share our favorites.
Whether you are looking to escape to an outdoor urban oasis, relax on a patio or dine among nature,... MORE
International Negroni Week is coming up and Liberty Craft House celebrates by donating $1 from every Negroni ordered to the State College Food Bank.
The classic Italian cocktail is one-part gin, one-part vermouth rosso, one-part Campari and all-parts deliciously fun. Liberty Craft House is offering a special Negroni-focused cocktail menu for the week, with unique variations on the... MORE
When you think of food and State College, there are a few classics that always spring to mind: the Berkey Creamery, The Tavern, The Allen Street Grill — now Spats at the Grill — the Original Waffle Shop, Pickles, Happy Valley Brewing Company, Otto's Pub and so many more. Although we love the food and atmosphere of these favorites, a few new eateries have popped up that are definitely worth a... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – We are less than a week away from Mother’s Day. In short, if you haven’t started planning for Mom’s big day, you better get on it!
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13 and if you’re still stumped on what to get Mom, well, we have some ideas!
Here are some of our top choices:
Mount Nittany Winery
Mount Nittany Winery is offering a free... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – When you’re craving something spicy or a salt-rimmed libation, there’s just nothing like Mexican food. Thankfully, college towns tend toward the cosmopolitan, which means there’s typically plenty of foreign fare to choose from. State College is no different, as Penn State draws in a variety of chefs and recipes from near and far. For the best tacos, burritos, guacamole, and... MORE