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Category - Food and Drink

16 Alfresco Wining and Dining Spots

Posted on July 31, 2017 1:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

Dine in the open air and pop the cork on an excellent bottle of wine at one of these establishments. Food is always better when it's enjoyed in the fresh air, right? Enjoy delicious food, unique flavors, and some wonderful views with this list of places to eat and drink outdoors. Relax and enjoy the atmosphere of Bar Nine , a unique gastropub…

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5 Summer BBQ Spots in the Laurel Highlands

Posted on June 27, 2017 11:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

Summer isn’t complete without some sweet barbecue (and a cold one or two). Here are 5 spots with excellent, slow-cooked, finger licking, sticky, BBQ goodness. Stone House BBQ in Farmington Stone House Restaurant & Country Inn smokes, braises, grills, and fries some of the best BBQ around, from wings and things to stakes, pulled pork, and…

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Six Restaurants with Fierce Talent

Posted on March 22, 2017 8:00 AM by Cassandra Rupert

Ridiculously good eats, carefully prepared creations, and fresh, modern menus full of flavor: that’s what these six restaurants have in common. These delectable eateries serve up dishes that reflect the best ingredients available for the season and menus consistently refreshed with new and exciting options, presenting some of the best…

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Chef Jeremy Critchfield of the Stone House Restaurant & Country Inn , a local legend and grill-master, has more than 25 years of experience in the industry. Chef is famous for his delicious menu and is constantly developing new recipes and ways to serve his delicious food to the masses. If you missed it, check out our recent blog interview with…

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Nothing beats good beer and BBQ, something Chef Jeremy Critchfield of The Stone House Restaurant and Country Inn understands and has mastered. A local legend and grill-master, Chef Critchfield, the Hunt Chef, has more than 25 years of experience in the industry, working at pizza shops, luxury resorts, and currently as head chef at the Stone House.…

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Making plans for the dreaded much anticipated and exciting Valentine’s Day is never easy. Luckily we’ve got you covered with this list of ideas to make planning a romantic Valentine’s Day with your special someone in the Laurel Highlands easier. Single and looking to survive the holiday with your best pals instead? There are…

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CHECK OUT WHAT WE’RE LOVING THIS MONTH! Get a jump start on your holiday shopping, find great places to eat, and more this month! Hunting season is here! Keep those marksmanship skills sharp and find great services that all hunters will appreciate. Things to Do Shooting Activities Perfect your aim, and let off some steam at A & S Indoor…

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From unusual names to unique flavors, these craft breweries are tapping into some delicious creativity. Hop to it, and try the flavors that speak to you. This beer list is just a taste of all the crafts these brew masters have created. Visit all four of these fantastic breweries in the region: Bloom Brew , Four Seasons Brewing Company , Rivertowne…

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Friday Night at Tapped

Posted on June 1, 2016 12:00 PM by Cassandra Rupert

It feels like summer, which always makes me want to get out and try new things. I’ve lived in the Laurel Highlands my entire life and I’m sometimes surprised that it isn’t hard to find something new to do all the time. On a gorgeous Friday night, I’d want to go somewhere with a great big deck, sit outside, and enjoy some…

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Have a good thyme, enjoy farm-fresh goods, and experience local charm and color in the Laurel Highlands. Shop for locally grown produce and handcrafted items. Dine at restaurants where the microwave has long been extinct. Discover a place that makes "Farm-to-Table" feel like "Farm-To-Soul." Farmers’ Markets Ligonier…

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