Big Blue brews

If you believe that nothing washes down a day on the slopes like a frosty, cold beer, but you’re not about to settle for...

Coffeebar: Community, coffee & conversation

Community, coffee and conversation are the culture of the Coffeebar in Truckee. Owner Greg Buchheister opened the European-style café four years ago and has created...

Taste of Italy at Zia Lina

In Italy, the words ristorante, trattoria or osteria have specific meanings. In America, we use them as if they all meant simply: restaurant. However,...

Stunning dining on Donner Summit

  By Priya Hutner ·    The house signature cocktail Lavender Fields was like a drinking a cup of lemon sunshine ·  I took the beautiful drive up...

Pianeta Tuscan charmer in Truckee

By Lou Phillips  ·   Given the rustic Western vibe of commercial row in Truckee, you would have no idea that a visit to Tuscany is...

Delicious Alpine cuisine at La Fondue

Alpine Cheese Fondue  ·   Classic European Alpine cuisine starring fondue preparations are featured at La Fondue, a Tahoe classic that was been in business...

Bar of America: A Truckee treasure

Sean Davis This historic building in downtown Truckee has a fascinating history back to the 1800s as everything from a hotel to the Truckee bus...

Curated selections at Jack Rabbit Moon

By Lou Phillips ·  Enjoy innovative, world cuisine from Chef Amy Simpson ·  Jack Rabbit Moon in Incline Village is a summer-only spot on the North...

Perfect pairings at Trokay

2009 E. Guigal Gigondas and the 2011 Chardonnay from Sequoia Grove  · An unforgettable wine-food pairing experience waits for you at Trokay in downtown Truckee....

Lot more than soup at Soupa

Soupa Quinoa  · One of my favorite lunchtime stops is at Soupa in the Village at Squaw Valley. During the shoulder seasons, I frequent Soupa...