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...

Fall Ale Fest is Heavenly

Oktoberfest is off to a good start at Heavenly Village with Fall Ale Fest and Wing Cook Off on Sept. 21. From noon to...

Salsa Momma opens Alpine Meadows Market

Whether it’s spicy or mild; red, green or orange; made with fruit or with veggies, salsa is one the best vehicles for tamales, burritos,...

Big bottles mean big fun

You show up at the party or have your own party with a couple of lovingly curated bottles of wine to add to the...

Cheese Steak Sub

I was sitting at Truckee’s Blue Coyote Bar & Grill having a beer with a bunch of friends; some decided to order food. We...

Sample the Sierra farm-to-fork festival

Sample the Sierra, South Lake Tahoe’s farm-to-fork festival, will celebrate its 10th anniversary of regional foods, wines, beers and spirits at Bijou Community Park...

ShopAIP wins Paleo award

ShopAIP, a Truckee-based online shop for anti-Inflammatory food products based on the Paleo AIP diet, received second place for Best Online Shop in the...

Chef Eduardo Diaz De Leon | Nomadic fusion food bursting with flavor

I am drawn into Truckee Food Shop by its clean lines, deep gray walls, beautiful array of colorful meals packaged in eco-friendly containers and...

Cracking the Wine Code

There was a great movie a few years back, called “ Windtalkers,” about how the U.S. Military recruited Navajos to transmit messages in their...

Short Ribs

Anyone who has had an injury and has had to go to physical therapy knows what it’s like. For an hour, you go through...