Our Winter 2014 issue is a special edition on “fresh and locally owned,” and Valentine’s Day is a time to honor our restaurants, along with our “sweethearts.” It’s a win-win. Our current Dining Guide features:
Cafe Zorro in Loomis
Diego’s in Grass Valley
Goomba’s in Grass Valley
Hoover’s Restaurant at the National Hotel in Nevada City
Ike’s Quarter Cafe in [...]
Last week, a group of Tahoe snowboarders and trainers gathered at JAX at the Tracks to chow down on a family style dinner of Caesar salad, mac n’ cheese, and pulled pork sliders, all in celebration of two of their teammates qualifying for the Olympic snowboard slopestyle teams. Karly Shorr, 19, and Ryan Stassel, 21, [...]
THE SIERRA NEVADA WAS recently named one of the world’s most beautiful mountain ranges, joining the Himalayas, Andes and others by UnofficialNetworks.com, a skiing website. “The Sierra is home to three national parks, 20 wilderness areas and two national monuments,” it observed.
The Sierra offers world-class winter activities, not to mention spectacular views from Lake Tahoe, [...]
Editor’s note: The Cedar House Sport Hotel is featured regularly in our magazine.
For the second year in a row U.S. News and World Report names The Cedar House Sport Hotel located in Truckee, CA to the list of Best Hotels in Lake Tahoe. The privately owned Cedar House Sport Hotel ranks second out of forty-five [...]
Sierra FoodWineArt magazine launched a new mobile-friendly website geared for travelers to the Sierra Foothills and Northern Sierra during the Bay Area and Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Shows this winter.
The shows — among the largest travel shows in the country — drew thousands of people, including speakers such as travel legend Rick Steves [...]
“The low and cold front will join to bring what looks like some decent snowfall and falling temperatures into Friday, with snow showers possibly lingering into Saturday” in the Tahoe-Truckee region, according to OpenSnow.com.
“For the mountains we can equate that to feet of snow as a rough estimate until we get closer and have a [...]
Tahoe Food Hub completed a two and half month crowdfunding campaign to buy a refrigerated delivery van. The effort raised over $28,000 via a combination of online donations, business sponsorships and private donations. The Tahoe Food Hub would like to thank the Truckee/North Lake Tahoe community for supporting this effort.
A crowdfunding campaign aggregates small donations [...]
The Paleo diet was the most Googled diet in all of last year, and JAX at the Tracks in Truckee has a popular Paleo diet menu.
Here’s what San Francisco Giants star outfielder Hunter Pence thinks of “eating like the Flintstones”:
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We enjoyed eating at Morgan’s Lobster Shack in Truckee when it opened in late June. The restaurant, run by Shawn and Heather Whitney, offered fresh Maine lobster, fish and seafood dishes.
Menu items included “wicked fresh” fish (halibut, salmon, scallops and shrimp) and chips, lobster rolls, lobster and grilled cheese sandwiches. We enjoyed lunches on [...]
We are eagerly awaiting the debut of the 2014 HGTV Dream Home at Schaffer’s Mill in Truckee in January 2014 — right in our own backyard. Viewers can enter to win the home from Dec. 27, 2013 to Feb. 14, 2014.
Now a sneak peek video of the home is available. We’re glad that the home [...]