Sausage Lentil Stew

So, I have to ask: Are you a glass-half-full or a glass-half-empty person? With the way the weather has been this year, it’s pretty...

Pioneer Cocktail Club opens

The Pioneer Cocktail Club in downtown Tahoe City has opened featuring small plates, pizzas and entrees like the Za’atar Chicken and Roasted Salmon, along...

Bordeaux by the numbers

By Lou Phillips ·  A 1982 Chateau Patache d’Aux from Cru Bourgeois ·  One region in France has been considered the crown jewel of the wine...

Uncorked sparkles

By Lou Phillips ·  With outposts in Tahoe City, Olympic Valley, Truckee and Northstar, Uncorked offers stylish wine bars that are shining stars in our...

Family at the heart of Peruvian cuisine

Peru is the land of the ancient Incans, shamans, Machu Pichu — one of the Seven Wonders of the World — and exceptional food....

Beer, brats and Bavarian music at Oktoberfest

The free annual Oktoberfest at the Village at Squaw Valley is on Sept. 21 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The event will transform...

Pork Tenderloin

By Chef David “Smitty” ·  There I was, trying to relax a little, trying to keep my face with a somewhat neutral state, showing smiles...

S’mores hacks

Here are a few of our favorite twists to this classic treat. Enjoy! S’mores dip Cover a cast iron skillet with your choice of chocolate &...

Tasty wines at Concours

“Pinotage is a flagship South African grape, created from a cross of Pinot Noir and Cinsaut. … Once you’ve tasted it, you’ll never forget...

Cooking healthy with Jason Wrobel

Dietary choices can be perplexing. Do we choose a plant-based or meat-based diet? Paleo or vegan diet? Ketogenic or Mediterranean diet? Grains on no...