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Vilma Shu, Town&Gown

Articles by Vilma Shu, Town&Gown

Taste of the Month: Food trucks cooking up gourmet meals on wheels Taste of the Month: Food trucks cooking up gourmet meals on wheels
3 weeks ago - Town and gown
From chuck wagons to push carts, the concept of food trucks isn’t new. Popularized in big cities from New York to Los Angeles, food trucks offer a quick bite to eat to hungry, working professionals at a reasonable price. However, food trucks now have gone beyond your typical “street [Read More]
The Express Casual Dining Is Giving New Life to an Old Landmark The Express Casual Dining Is Giving New Life to an Old Landmark
6 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
It’s hard to miss the old caboose and railcar sitting outside a Penns Valley landmark that was once a train station and the former Whistle Stop Restaurant. Since April, that landmark is home to The Express Casual Dining, the name playing homage to the location’s railroad past. New owners Greg an [Read More]
Taste of the Month: The Express Casual Dining is giving new life to an old landmark Taste of the Month: The Express Casual Dining is giving new life to an old landmark
8 weeks ago - Town and gown
It’s hard to miss the old caboose and railcar sitting outside a Penns Valley landmark that was once a train station and the former Whistle Stop Restaurant. Since April, that landmark is home to The Express Casual Dining, the name playing homage to the location’s railroad past. New owners [Read More]
Lunch with Mimi: Geisinger Western Region CAO Kirk Thomas Lunch with Mimi: Geisinger Western Region CAO Kirk Thomas
9 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
Town&Gown founder Mimi Barash Coppersmith sat down with Kirk Thomas, chief administrative officer for Geisinger Western Region, to discuss Geisinger’s role as a healthcare provider and major insurer in our community, and how that sets it apart from other organizations in regards to the types of pr [Read More]
Taste of the Month: Big Spring Spirits & Chef Mark Johnson of MJ Custom Craft Cooking Taste of the Month: Big Spring Spirits & Chef Mark Johnson of MJ Custom Craft Cooking
10 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
Big Spring Spirits, located in the historic Match Factory complex in Bellefonte, is excited to partner with chef Mark Johnson of MJ Custom Craft Cooking to offer a locally sourced, seasonally inspired menu Thursdays through Sundays. Working with local purveyors, Johnson changes his menu weekly to in [Read More]
The Joy of Kombucha The Joy of Kombucha
19 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
Mount NitaNee Kombucha owner Joan Elizabeth Karp is a mother of three, wife, athlete, fitness trainer, and coach, who brews deliciously tangy and effervescent kombucha in the Penns Valley area. Since May 2017, MNK customers are hooked on the wonderfully fruity and herbal flavors, including beet berr [Read More]
Taste of the Month: The joy of kombucha   Taste of the Month: The joy of kombucha
21 weeks ago - Town and gown
To quote Sandor Katz, a renowned fermentation revivalist, “we’re eating – and enjoying – fermented foods, every single day, that we’re unaware are fermented like sourdough, yogurt, tofu, pickles, cheese, sour cream, beer, wine, and vinegar.” Katz is the author of [Read More]
Taste of the Month: State Burger Co. in Bellefonte Offers Grilled-to-Order Fare with a Personal Touch Taste of the Month: State Burger Co. in Bellefonte Offers Grilled-to-Order Fare with a Personal Touch
22 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
State Burger Co. isn’t your fast-food, drive-thru burger joint; it’s a fun, casual dining restaurant where every burger is handmade, grilled-to-order, with a choice of cheese, 26 topping options, 21 sauces, and served on a selection of breads. [Read More]
The Passover Seder Connects Generations The Passover Seder Connects Generations
25 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Vilma Shu, Town&Gown
Every year, on the first night of the Jewish holiday known as Passover, family and friends gather together for a ceremonial Seder feast, where the story of the exodus is told. Seder, meaning order in Hebrew, is one of the most beloved Jewish home rituals. Participants use a guidebook called a Haggad [Read More]
Taste of the Month: State Burger Co. in Bellefonte offers grilled-to-order fare with a personal touch   Taste of the Month: State Burger Co. in Bellefonte offers grilled-to-order fare with a personal touch
25 weeks ago - Town and gown
The humble hamburger is a symbol of American cuisine. Who actually made the first hamburger in America continues to be debated, and numerous communities from Connecticut to Texas claim to be the birthplace of America’s beloved burger. However, it is widely accepted that the hamburger [Read More]
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