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Hilton Harrisburg Dining Cheers
Jan 24, 2023 by Explore HBG

Valentine's Date Night Ideas in Harrisburg

It’s time to make your dining reservations and place your bakery orders for Valentine’s Day! Luckily, Harrisburg is the perfect destination to make your Valentine’s Day unforgettable. To help you plan the perfect evening, here are a few date night ideas to get you started: Dining Ideas Stock’s on 2 nd This farm-to-table restaurant, located in the
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Stocks on 2nd
May 10, 2018 by Explore HBG

Restaurant Profile: Stock's on Second

Plating farm-to-fork comfort food and pouring barrel-aged bourbon cocktails, Stock’s on 2 nd is warm and inviting restaurant on Restaurant Row in Harrisburg that gives guests a sophisticated dining experience at a casual diner’s cost. Nothing about their locally sourced menu is intimidating, and everything about their whiskey list is impressive.
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Harrisburg City Island
Aug 4, 2017 by Explore HBG

Harrisburg City Island

The idea of “something for everyone” can be a little bit cliché in tourism. But sometimes you really do find a spot that covers the bases (literally – more on that in a minute!) in entertainment for families, couples, business travelers and the outdoor-minded.
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Ad lib
Mar 30, 2017 by Explore HBG

Brunch in the City

The weekend is finally here, and you know that means it’s brunch time! In the city there are plenty of places to explore for that late morning early afternoon meal. So grab your family and friends and go enjoy some of these excellent restaurants. 11 Places for Brunch in the City Ad Lib Craft Kitchen and Bar Brunch is better with music! On Sundays
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PA Farm Show
Jan 9, 2017 by Explore HBG

2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Each year, more than half a million visitors – and 6,000 animals - arrive at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that this particular event is hailed as the nation’s largest indoor agricultural exposition. And while we can’t unveil what this year’s butter sculpture will be (trust us, we tried!), we can give you a few farm
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Dining at Miyako, Harrisburg, PA
Jan 5, 2017 by Explore HBG

Ethnic Dining in Harrisburg

Fly around the world without ever leaving the Hershey Harrisburg Region! How? By visiting one of these ethnic dining spots. We’ll head to India, Mexico, Japan, and Latin America. No passports or boarding passes needed. Now, onto the trip! INDIA India produces more varieties of spices than any other country in the world. So, it’s no wonder the
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Broad Street Market in Midtown Harrisburg, PA
Nov 4, 2016 by Explore HBG

Midtown Harrisburg

In recent years, Harrisburg’s Midtown district has undergone a revitalization. What was once sleepy streets and few businesses has become a booming center for young professionals, artists, brewers and musicians. New businesses are popping up giving residents new foods to try or wares to buy. Artist colonies are stronger than ever, with murals being
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Staci Basore, Mangia Qui
Sep 13, 2016 by Explore HBG

Harrisburg Insider: Staci Basore

Tell me about your three restaurants. How do they differ? Mangia Qui is more Italian-leaning. At Suba we do traditional Spanish tapas. The tacos that we offer are certainly not that, but it was something fun for us to do and I think it makes the tapas more accessible to folks. Rubicon is very playful, French-inspired, but there is also a hamburger
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Dan Healy, Midstate Distillery
Sep 13, 2016 by Explore HBG

Harrisburg Insider: Dan Healy

How’d you find your way here? My business partner and I thought that craft distilling was something that Harrisburg would really embrace, and we wanted to bring it to this area. Pennsylvania became a better area for craft distilling in 2012 when it changed the state law for distilleries. They created a designation called the limited distillery that
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Couple dining in Harrisburg
Sep 8, 2016 by Explore HBG

Harrisburg Restaurant Week

Julia Child is famously quoted as saying, “People who love to eat are always the best people.” And we here at Explore HBG agree with them! That’s why we’re so happy to talk about Harrisburg Restaurant Week. Harrisburg Restaurant Week is one of the largest dining events in Central Pennsylvania. More than 15 area restaurants provide unique specials
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