Lakefront dining at Dockside 700

  Baked Brie and Grilled Artichoke  · Tahoe City has many lakefront dining establishments and Dockside 700 at the Tahoe City Marina stands out as one...

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...

Caprese Salad

I have been known to give you some pretty simple recipes over the years, with some of them having few ingredients. Like roux for...

Good fun, good food

Chocolate & Strawberry Pizza  · Dimaggio’s at the Lake is what is often referred to as a triple threat. In addition to being a nifty...

Great wines at Squaw Valley

Mary Tye pours the Clarksburg Chenin Blanc  · There is always something to do at the Village at Squaw Valley, and a favorite wine tasting...

Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Stuffed Figs

Here we are three-quarters of the way through August already and in the busiest time of the summer. Pretty soon all the kids will...

A tasty slice

C.B.'s Special  · C.B.’s Pizza is the perfect spot for visitors and locals. With a varied menu and a friendly atmosphere, it is easy to...

Food, wine pairings on the mountain

What a glorious place to learn about good wine. The middle of the mountain at Homewood is the location of the new dinner series...

Mango Salsa

For the first time in weeks, my brain was full of ideas on what to write about. I had desserts, potatoes, a pork dish,...

Farm to Peak dinner

Champagne and a view riding to the Farm to Peak dinner  · I hope Homewood Mountain Resort makes its Farm to Peak dinner series a...