On August 2, Barrel 21 reopened after a two week hiatus and came back with a new menu and new chef. Already fairly new on the scene (Barrel 21, located just in front of Otto's Pub and Brewery, originally opened just over a year ago), the restaurant is changing a few things to make their dining experience shine and their drinking experience as amazing as dining at a distillery can be. So what's... MORE
Top Places to Unwind and Explore this Season
When the weather gets nice, Happy Valley turns into its own form of paradise, featuring fantastic al fresco dining options and one-of-a-kind attractions to explore. Take advantage of the slower-paced summer months and take in the best that Happy Valley has to offer.
Enjoy a cold drink
6-8pm Friday, September 2, 2016
Pick up a glass of sangria on the deck and listen to the music of Jay Vonada's Jazz Quartet. Then move to the Vintner's Loft for appetizers paired with Mount Nittany wines. Stroll through the vineyard or hike to the Vineyard's "lookout" picnic table. The cost includes sangria, tapas and another glass of wine. Call for reservations 814-466-6373.... MORE
Here’s how it works: every Thursday beginning July 21, up to six local restaurants set up shop on Tussey Mountain. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and admission is $5 (FREE for kids under 12!). That $5 also buys you one vote – the power is in your hands, so use a Wet-Nap and choose wisely. By the end of the night, votes are tallied and the winner of the round is announced. The seventh week of... MORE
Kevin Lloyd watches as whiskey barrels that look like they might burst at the rivets are loaded into Big Spring Spirits’ warehouse in Bellefonte: 141 in total.
Lloyd, co-owner and the distillery’s production manager, says they’ll have to use an offsite facility to store barrels eventually. For now, the red brick building that was originally part of the Pennsylvania Match Company, does a... MORE
Lloyd, co-owner and the distillery’s production manager, says they’ll have to use an offsite facility to store barrels eventually. For now, the red brick building that was originally part of the Pennsylvania Match Company, does a fine job of storing batches, housing the equipment to make it, and providing space for a classy tasting room complete with a long bar, comfy chairs, and a... MORE
Rotelli’s – Chef Dave Krauth
Gemelli Bakers – Chef Tony Sapia
Gigi’s Sothern Table – Chef John Clickner II
Harrison’s Wine Grill & Catering – Chef Harrison Schailey
Faccia Luna – Chefs Greenleaf & Gibboney
El Gringo – Chef Ben Stanley
Allen Street Grill – Chef Bert Burger and more!
The farmers’ market will have a tasty array of meats, cheeses,... MORE