Category - Food and Drink

Glades Pike Winery

Wineries Worth A Stop

Friday, July 12, 2019 12:00 PM by Allyson Null

Laurel Highlands wines are so fresh, the grapes are grown on the property that they're served on! No two wineries in southwestern Pennsylvania are the same, each serving different vibes with their unique wines. After reading this rundown of all of the wineries in our region, you'll have a winery trip mapped out within hours! Bella Terra…

Around Back Cafe

It’s easy to get caught in a rut; going to all the same places, eating all the same things, and leaving in an unfulfilled, uninspired state. You scour the internet and look through the ads, but nothing is to be found! What can you do? Where do you turn? Never fret, disenchanted devotee! We did the searching, the combing, and have compiled a…

Fresh Finds: A Farmers' Market Guide

Summer is here and that means that farmers’ markets are 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, local farmers’ markets are also very…

AS Beer Flight

Barbecue and Brew Roundup

Friday, June 14, 2019 9:00 AM by Nicole Worsham

Welcome back, summer, our dear old friend. We’ve missed the warm weather, long days and, of course, the food! And what says summer more than barbecue and ‘brew? Nothing! In this article, we’ve rounded up some well-known and hole-in-the-wall places to satisfy your fair-weathered favorites! Big Black Grill If you’re…

Woman holding a burnt sugar cake

Try it at Home: Burnt Sugar Cake Recipe

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 3:00 PM by Allyson Null

If you attended a maple event or visited a maple camp, baking a burnt sugar cake is a unique way to use the maple product you brought home. We got our hands on an authentic recipe for this traditional dessert that Somerset County natives cherish, and we want to share it with you! It's so popular, that sometimes Laurel Highlands brides serve…

Laurel Highlands Fish Fry Guide

Laurel Highlands Fish Fry Guide 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 10:00 AM by Jared Bundy

The Laurel Highlands is one of only a few regions in the United States that celebrates the Catholic Lenten tradition of eating fish each Friday as our churches, restaurants and fire halls turn into small communities full of people from all walks of life enjoying a meal together. Whether you're a fish fry aficionado or just traveling through,…

Stone House Restaurant

Is your stomach growling louder than our whitewater rapids? Chow down at 12 of the best restaurants in the Laurel Highlands, according to TripAdvisor reviews from visitors like you! Make sure you Instagram your grub by using #LaurelHighlands and reserve a spot early, as these restaurants tend to book quickly. Chef Dato's Table It can be easy…

Bella Terra

Fall Wines of the Laurel Highlands

Thursday, October 25, 2018 10:00 AM by Jared Bundy

As the leaves change, so does the wine selection at picturesque wineries throughout the Laurel Highlands. Find out what's new off of the grapevine along with exciting events and more with our Laurel Highlands fall wine preview. Bella Terra Vineyards With a huge wine list and stunning outdoor seating to watch the fall colors, Bella Terra is a…

Captain Rumkin

There's plenty of reasons to love fall - cool temps, beautiful fall foliage, fun festivals - but nothing makes me more excited than a new Oktoberfest or pumpkin ale. That's why I've put together this list of new fall brews available now or coming soon at Laurel Highlands breweries throughout our region. Grab your growler and meet me…

Apple Pie Moonshine Mule - Ridge Runner

With a winter season full of snow, adventurers have flocked to the Laurel Highlands for everything from skiing and snowtubing to sleigh rides and ice festivals. After a long day on the slopes, warm up in the taprooms of our craft breweries with these winter beers or mixing a cocktail from our local distilleries. Four Seasons The Winter Warmer ,…

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