Beef Stock and Demi-Glace

With today’s techniques of freezing, preserving and packaging food, the difference between store bought and homemade can be minor; sometimes it is not worth...

There’s science in those cocktails

Stir things up at the U.C. Davis Tahoe Science Center at Science of Cocktails on Feb.1. From 6 to 8 p.m., participants can enjoy...

Two new bars at Diamond Peak

Diamond Peak has opened two new bars featuring a great selection of local craft beers from Incline Village-based Alibi Ale Works. The Million Dollar View...

Old Trestle launches Truckee distillery in Truckee

Old Trestle Distillery brings distilling back to Truckee offering its first locally made spirit: Theory Gin. Truckee was a mecca of spirits in the...

Pairing hors d’oeuvres with wines

Hosting a party isn’t always easy. It can be a challenge deciding what hors d'oeuvres or appetizers to serve with the perfect wine. What is...

S’mores and more s’mores

Village at Northstar offers many opportunities for families and friends to hang out and chill with s’mores and warm beverages. It’s a S’moresapalooza on...

Paso Robles, Part II

Paso Robles, My last column hurt me more than it hurt you; so, let the healing begin. You know I’m a big fan and I...

Beef Ribs

I was walking through the Squaw Valley parking lot the other day and ran into a friend I haven’t seen in a while. We...

Snowshoe Cocktail Races

Tahoe’s annual Snowshoe Cocktail Races at Camp Richardson are on Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 16 and 30. If you have what it takes...

Friday night is alright for fun

Join the fun with friends and family in the heart of the Village at Northstar California on Friday Fun Nights from Dec. 28 to...