Japanese spirits and cocktails

Japanese whiskey has taken the U.S. by storm. Some are light and smooth while others lean toward a rich scotch experience and most are...

Wines Great for Grilling

Although al fresco dining usually starts with light fare and, if you followed the last three installments of my column (at TheTahoeWeekly.com; click on...

Tasty pizza at Steamers

By Priya Hutner ·  Cheese pizza .  I am on the search for pizza again. It is an unusually rainy day when I drive to Kings...

Hideaway Café opens

Hideaway Cafe at the base of the Subway Chairlift on the back side of the Achieve Tahoe Program Center in Alpine Meadows is the...

Cowgirls and Cocktails

Cowgirls and cowboys are invited to gather for an early evening trail ride through highland meadows and forests followed by beer, wine and appetizers...

The Bavarians are coming

Tahoe City’s annual Oktoberfest will be held lakeside for the first time at Commons Beach. This free community event will feature beers, bratwursts, traditional...

Tartar Sauce

By Chef David “Smitty” Smith ·  I recently spent two weeks on the East Coast and reached the pinnacle of the food experience for the...

Whole Treats Bakery has loyal following

By Priya Hutner  ·   Whole Treats Bakery is a delightful and charming café. The aroma of fresh-brewed coffee fills the air. The house blend is...

Explore the farmers’ market

I recently drove to Commons Beach for the Tahoe City Farmers’ Market in search of the more unique items offered locally. I was among...

Cool wine names         

Tell the truth; the first time you purchased a bottle of Mollydooker Shiraz “Carnival of Love,” the name was part of the attraction. Wines...