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Seasonal Food Favorites

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 beverages.

Taste something new in State College with these five new eateries

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 taste.

For the Sweet Tooth

Happy Buns

Try something new!

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.

The best pizza places in Happy Valley

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 choose from?

Happy Valley dug through Yelp reviews and menus galore, to find the secret out.

So without further ado … the following are the results!

HiWay Pizza returns to West side of town

STATE COLLEGE — HiWay Pizza Pub, a State College tradition known for its hand-tossed pizza pies and scratch-made food expanded the business with the opening of a second location in State College on Monday at 1301 West College Avenue.

It's National Pizza Day! Where can you get a slice?

You may not know State College for its pizza, but we’re here to prove you wrong.

Today is National Pizza Day! Here’s a closer look at some of State College's best places to grab a slice:

At Dante's, farm to table is the only way

A few weeks ago, I went to a new, impossible-to-get-into restaurant in Minneapolis. It was proudly farm-to-table and all from scratch.

“We even have a butcher right here on the premises!” our server added brightly.

“Old news,” I thought to myself while I sipped my $15 cocktail. “It's already been done.”

Do you remember your first piece of Hi-Way Pizza?

What do buffalo wings, vodka sauce and pizza boxes have in common? Andy Zangrilli introduced them all to Happy Valley over the years. Find out what he's bringing now!

It was 1963. Newspapers were filled with John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr. Women at Penn State had a 10:30 p.m. curfew. University Park enrollment topped out at 18,753. It was then that 22-year-old Andy Zangrilli started quietly making history.

Cut Pie Express Lunch at HiWay Pizza!

Get your favorite pizza by the slice at HiWay Pizza's new Cut Pie Express Lunch. It runs Monday through Fridays from 11-3. You can enjoy your favorite crust and topping by the slice – fast! Eat in or carry out. It's perfect for a fast weekday lunch. Check it out. 

Did you know HiWay Pizza is getting even better? Find out about their upcoming location, HiWay Pizza Pub West, here

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