How “New Domesticity” is revitalizing our cooking culture

“WE’RE ALL BAKING BROWNIES AGAIN.” In the popular book Homeward Bound, author Emily Matchar writes about “new domesticity”—our longing for the old-fashioned, the homemade, the authentic.
Nowhere is it more prevalent than in our food culture, which often leads to more time in the kitchen (for both genders). “The motivations behind New Domesticity are varied: an [...]

Historic Nevada City debuts a farm-to-table banquet on Sunday night

Editor’s note: For years, we’ve been regulars at the Argentinian Lamb Asado at the Quist Estate on the shores of Lake Tahoe. It is a fundraiser benefiting ski racers from North Lake Tahoe and Truckee. The food, setting and attendees (many of whom are our friends) are sensational.
Now we’re looking forward to this first-time event: [...]

Local food: A hallmark of Nevada County

AN HOUR FROM SACRAMENTO ON “the road less traveled,” Nevada County is blessed with an abundance of ranchland and farmland. There are more than 80 farmers and ranchers selling their products, most of them belonging to Nevada County Grown.
From grass-fed beef to organic vegetables, the county supports a well-rounded local harvest. The produce is sold [...]

Greenlife’s kick-off event: a fun, delicious, dance filled night!

Tickets $42.00 Dinner & Band
$12.00 Band Only
Available at Briar Patch and Brown Paper Tickets – http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/250538
Our Equinox celebration dinner starts off the evening with Gopal Slavonic’s amazing artistry on the Flamenco guitar and then an amazingly delicious Spanish inspired locally sourced dinner prepared by Chef Shanan Manuel of Sierra Farm to Table, finishing off the [...]