Daniel Tosh, Andy Samberg, Bobby Flay, Jerry Brown and other notables enjoy dining in our region

When he was governor the first time around, Jerry Brown and singer Linda Ronstadt would eat at the Willo Steakhouse, a Nevada County institution on State Highway 49. The Willo has served more than 1 million choice New York Steaks, carefully aged and cut daily.
Comedian Andy Samberg also is a regular visitor to our region. [...]

Fall colors and food & wine tours in the foothills and Sierra

HISTORIC HIGHWAY 40
Weather permitting, take an old time Sunday drive at slow speed along Old Hwy. 40 from Rocklin to Donner Pass and Truckee— or a “leg” or two—instead of Interstate 80. The fall colors are spectacular.
“You will see the parade of rich history that formed California: the path of the Native American petroglyphs and [...]

Read the Summer 2014 issue of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine

Click HERE to read a digital edition of our summer 2014 issue, now circulating.

Lake Tahoe Music Festival: Serenades at Sunset

FOR MORE THAN 25 YEARS, LAKE TAHOE MUSIC Festival attendees have enjoyed warm summer nights, beautiful music, magical sunsets, friends and family.
This summer the Lake Tahoe Music Festival 20-Piece Academy Orchestra, led by Maestro Timm Rolek, presents a five-day concert series at lakefront and intimate settings including Tahoe’s West Shore, Tahoe City and Truckee. Bring [...]

Mancuso, Rahlves Olympic memorabilia now on display in Tahoe museum

The Olympic ski outfits of Julia Mancuso and Daron Rahlves are the centerpiece of a new display at the Museum of Ski History and 1960 Winter Olympics in Tahoe City.
Museum co-founder Maryann Batiste is shown putting the finishing touches on the display at the Museum, located in the Boatworks Mall.
Olympic Valley native Mancuso, one of [...]

Two Ironman events on September 21 in Lake Tahoe

For the first time nationally, IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® race on the same day in North Lake Tahoe. Today IRONMAN announces that IRONMAN Lake Tahoe will pilot this dual program in North America. This format is well received by athletes in Asia-Pacific.
The IRONMAN 70.3 Lake Tahoe is the 25th race in the U.S. Series. IRONMAN [...]

Flavors of Asia in the Sierra Foothills

THE BROADWAY MUSICAL MISS SAIGON IS coming to the foothills this spring. Asian culture has been an integral part of our region’s past.
In the mid-to-late-1800s, the area received a flurry of activity during the Gold Rush and later, the building of the first transcontinental railroad.
The building that houses Sopa Thai in Nevada City was in [...]

Tahoe City’s “Tahoe House” coffee honored at Sochi Winter Olympics

For years, we have happily distributed our magazine at the Tahoe House Bakery & Gourmet in Tahoe City, and we have featured the bakery in our magazine. We’re also regular customers.
Now the word is out in Sochi. “Best coffee in the world — Tahoe House,” reads a plate on the wall in the U.S. Hospitality [...]

Pet-friendly trips in Tahoe-Truckee and Sierra Foothills

MORE PEOPLE ARE TRAVELING with their pets, on the road and in the air. Last year about 30 million people vacationed with their pets, with dogs leading the pack, according to the Travel Industry Association of America.
Dogs love summer vacation, and Tahoe-Truckee and the foothills are top choices for travelers.
They offer a wide range of [...]

Craft beer booming in Sierra Foothills, Truckee-Tahoe

THE FOOTHILLS AND TAHOE-TRUCKEE are becoming a mecca for taphouses, brewpubs and craft beer breweries.
Ol’ Republic Brewery in Nevada City just won city approval for an expansion that will quadruple its production. It will begin selling bottled beer this fall.
Knee Deep Brewing received approval from the city of Auburn to expand operations to a new [...]

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