Super foods

The last article I wrote was on kale and different ideas on how to prepare it. Coincidentally, maybe 5 minutes after I hit the...

Summer of music | Festivals, hoedowns mark summer fun

By Jenn Sheridan   Chris Bartkowski | Northstar   Warm weather, clear skies and a mountain backdrop provide the perfect atmosphere for music and dancing in the outdoors. As...

Tahoe’s Best Summer Events

Memorial Day is the kick-off for summer fun in the Sierra, and the crowds will be out for warm days filled with boating, hiking,...

Culinary delights at Manzanita

The Ritz-Carlton · I recently enjoyed a relaxing day at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, taking advantage of the Wellness Weekend package featuring spa treatments and...

Taste of Africa in your glass

Five years ago, I went to South Africa to learn about South African wines. From my efficiency apartment in downtown Stellenbosch, I was in...

Kale Breakfast Smoothie

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about bacon, eggs and greens. Since then, I have gotten a lot of questions as to...

Syd’s Bagelry and Espresso 

A welcoming cup of Early Grey with a warm, house-baked blueberry oat muffin. The welcoming smell of cooked bacon permeated the air as I stepped...

Spring wine tasting in Nevada County

Spring has sprung, and tasting rooms are opening their doors a bit longer now. There are many opportunities to taste the fine wines of...

Cooking the perfect boiled egg

The article on deviled eggs has only been out for a few days and I’ve already gotten quite a few inquiries about boiling eggs;...

Incredible variety at Tahoe City Sushi

Jewel Festival Handroll, one of 14 featured vegetarian and vegan rolls · Tahoe City Sushi has an incredible variety of offerings that all sushi-eating lovers...