Shepherd’s Pie

I have had a love-hate relationship with exercise since I had my hip replaced and ongoing problems with my knee. After a hike that...

Reno Pirate Pub Crawl

The Reno Pirate Crawl on Aug. 17 promises to be the most fun you’ll ever have with one eye covered. Pirates, buccaneers, sea captains,...

Harvest to Order launches

The non-profit Tahoe Food Hub has launched a new program, Harvest to Order (H20), for individuals and families to buy local, farm food. With...

The taste of Aloha spirit in Tahoe

Hawaii. Wild. Warm. Tropical. Snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters off the shores of the Big Island, swimming with dolphins and mantas in Kealakekua Bay,...

Wolfdale’s Hosts the Art of Andy Skaff

Wolfdale’s Cuisine Unique in Tahoe City is again featuring oil paintings by Andy Skaff through January 2020. Skaff’s work ranges from classic, impressionist paintings...

Grower-Producer Champagnes

Those who read this column regularly know that for the most part I rarely hype the latest and greatest of the wine world. It...

Cornish Hen Marinade

When I was a kid, my mom would have fancy parties for her and my dad’s friends. They were was always a huge deal...

Fest Benefits Furry Friends

Village at Squaw will host the 18th Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest, a family-friendly weekend filled with the melodic sounds of jazz on Aug....

Sip, Nosh & Stroll at Thunderfaire

Thunderfaire, Lakeside Food & Wine Fair will take place on the grounds of historic Thunderbird Lodge from 4 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 11....

Chef Larry Abney Fusing flavors of the world

Curry, cumin and masala are only some of the flavors that Chef Larry Abney uses when he prepares his Indian, Middle Eastern and ethnic-inspired...