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
STATE COLLEGE – What are weekends for if you don't indulge in brunch? Happy Valley certainly does not slack when it comes to restaurants offering Saturday and Sunday brunch. From unlimited buffets to bloody mary bars, here are our favorite brunch spots:
American Ale House: The motto is “Delicious food that won’t hurt your wallet.” Head over to the Ale House on any... MORE
STATE COLLEGE – The Grilled Sticky has a new home.
The Corner Room, one of the hospitality properties owned by Hotel State College & Company, will now be downtown’s “new home” to get Ye Olde College Diner’s famous Grilled Stickies. The New York Times described grilled stickies as “an elongated cinnamon roll that, after baking, is reheated on a greased grill and served... MORE
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.
Their brunch buffet is award-winning, and after one visit, you'll know why. Enjoy your complimentary mimosa or champagne... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – The Nittany Lion Inn has long made a niche for itself for its old world charm, inventive and delicious food and unmatched guest happiness. Over the past few years, there has been something else putting The Nittany Lion Inn on the map – its love for international wines. It started when Sean Caviston, The Dining Room's operational manager, began training with the Court of... MORE
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
There’s no need to fire up the... MORE
You don't have to be a guest at The Nittany Lion Inn to enjoy their food events, and that's a good thing. Because their themed dinners, indulgent buffets and locally-inspired menus are the perfect addition to your spring. Upgrade your next night out with a meal at The Dining Room, or at Whiskers, their pub-style eatery.
Treat Mom to one of the The Nittany Lion Inn's famous brunches this... MORE
Whether you’re looking for a great donut, an ice cream treat or a massage, there are several new businesses worth checking out. Let’s take a quick spin through Happy Valley to check out what’s new and where you should go this Blue-White Weekend.
What’s better than a fresh donut? Well, a fresh donut with ice cream, of course. At Happy Buns, that’s... MORE
You can never go wrong with a delicious slice of pizza — and Happy Valley isn’t about to let you down when it comes to choosing the best of the best pizza places in town.
The debate of “is pizza really a vegetable?” took all pizza lovers by storm, but now the debate is…which pizza locations are worthy to make the Top 10 Pizza Places list, when there are so many great contenders to... MORE
UNIVERSITY PARK – Are you ready for a new flavor of ice cream, Happy Valley?
Penn State’s Berkey Creamery announced on Monday on social media that it will now sell “Grilled Stickies” flavored ice cream. The Creamery’s latest flavor is named after the famous treat from Ye Olde College Diner in downtown State College.
According to the Creamery’s website, the ice cream will be... MORE