Category - Food and Drink

Placebo Effect Yellow Bridge

Fall is here, or as I like to call it, stout season. If you're like me, that means it's time to put away the IPA and Shandy and get into fall favorite beer styles like Oktoberfests, porters, stouts and pumpkin beers. Follow our guide to see what's on tap this fall at breweries (and even in the Laurel Highlands! Be sure to bring your…

Butternut Squash Soup with Fried Sage Leaves

Butternut Squash Soup | SanaView Farms

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:00 AM by Jared Bundy

You worked hard all summer tending your garden. You weeded, watered and pruned. Your harvest is finally ready. Now, what do you do with all that fresh produce? SanaView Farms has the perfect way to use those fresh squash, onions and herbs you've been growing with their recipe for Butternut Squash Soup with Fried Sage Leaves! This delicious…

Valley Dairy Banana Split

How sweet it is to be in the Laurel Highlands, the birthplace of the banana split! In 1904, apprentice pharmacist David Strickler first served this delectable dessert at a drug store fountain on Ligonier Street in Latrobe. Today, this spot is commemorated with a historic marker and sculpture of the iconic treat, perfect for a photo-op. The US…

Maple Bourbon Wings Brantview Farms

Spring means maple season in the Laurel Highlands, when trees are primed to be tapped and turned into delicious maple syrup and other products. Somerset County alone has 20 maple camps where maple goodies are made! We celebrate this heritage every year with maple festivals and tours, and the city of Meyersdale shows why it is known as Maple City,…

Tall Pines Distillery Case

Cherry Spritzer Recipe | Tall Pines Distillery

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:00 PM by Jared Bundy

When Tall Pines Distillery opened its doors in 2014, it was the first legal moonshine distillery to open in Somerset County since Prohibition. Now, distilleries dot the Laurel Highlands landscape, bringing an abundance of shine, whiskey, vodka and other favorites to our region with a local flare! Tall Pines exemplifies the spirit of the Laurel…

Almond Bars Fallingwater Cookbook

Since its early days on the frontier of American settlement, the Laurel Highlands has long been a meltingpot of different cultures and cuisines. We're honoring this heritage with Taste of the Highlands, a celebration of the foods and flavors of our region. Join us each week as we highlight recipes tied to famous landmarks, historical events…

Marino's Beer Selection

It's easy to focus on the doom and gloom of 2020. Join us instead for the story of how one local business decided to persevere in the face of a global pandemic by collaborating with others and giving his local customers exactly what they want. Josh Jones, owner of Marino's American Eatery in Greensburg, created his restaurant out of a…

Fresh Finds: A Farmers' Market Guide

With travel and shopping beginning to reopen in our region, Laurel Highlands farmers’ markets will soon be open for business! There is something special about shopping local, buying the freshest ingredients possible and getting insider tips and advice from the growers and craftsmen at the market. In addition to getting deals on unique items,…

Stone House Easter to Go

This Easter, a lot of us will probably be meeting with their family via Zoom and Skype. But, that doesn't mean the Easter meal has to be a bust! Spend more of your day connecting with family and less time in the kitchen with these curbside pickup and delivery options in the Laurel Highlands while you support local businesses. DiSalvo's…

Best Chinese Restaurants Laurel Highlands

Growing up, going out for Chinese food was always one of my favorite things to do with my family. With so many options for your Chinese food cravings, we turned to TripAdvisor for the top reviewed Chinese restaurants located throughout the Laurel Highlands. No matter where you're exploring, we'll point you to the best place for general…

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