Chef Alex Tolger | Hones His Culinary Chops

Alex Tolger has created an innovative and unique niche in Truckee’s culinary world. This friendly, effervescent soul with a waxed mustache and the sparkle...

Italian Wines from Volcanos

Wine does flow from volcanos and this is the first of a series of articles on the where, what and why of these vinous...

Potatoes Au Gratin

When you read a menu, you normally look at the entrées first, not the side dishes. A lot of times, the sides aren’t even...

Moonlit Snowshoe Tour & Dinner

When the mountain has closed for the evening and a winter moon has risen, participants are invited to experience a snowshoe tour to the...

Wine along the Truckee

Stroll along the Truckee River in the Riverwalk District for a wine tasting at the Reno Wine Walk, held every third Saturday from 2...

Old Trestle Distillery | Bottling the Spirit of Truckee

It’s 10 a.m. and I’m drinking gin — Old Trestle Distillery gin to be precise. The Truckee distillery recently released its first: Old Theory...

The Pastime Club | A dive bar with music in its soul

If you’ve ever been to the Pastime Club  — either at 2 p.m. or 2 a.m. — you’d know that there isn’t any other...

A Bubbly Tour of France

What do most people think of when they consider the sparkling wines from France? You got it: Champagne. And while Champagne is lovely stuff,...

Sip & shop

Come sip and shop at the Carson Mall on the second Saturday of every month from 2 to 6 p.m. in Carson City, Nev....

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love, meant for two: you and your significant other. Try Smitty’s recipe for Hollandaise Sauce Try Lou Phillips picks for...