Mellow Fellow Gastropub

After a day in the mountains, the open atmosphere and outdoor patio seating at the Mellow Fellow Gastropub in Crystal Bay is the perfect...

North Shore influence shines at Gunbarrel

If you wander to Heavenly Village in South Lake Tahoe, plan to stop for dinner and wine at Gunbarrel Tavern. Newly opened under the...

Teriyaki Sauce

Even though Labor Day has come and gone, winter is still a long way off … probably. That means there is still plenty of...

Sweet Spot

It’s hard not to salivate as you walk into Brockway Bakery and see the delectable display case full of goodies. But the bakery offers...

Kosher wines not just High Holidays

We are in the middle of the Jewish High Holidays and so there is much written in the wine press about Kosher wines. Regardless...

Grilled Mango Shrimp and Spinach Wrap

This was a tough one. I mean, I really had a hard time choosing whether to do the mango or the shrimp version of...

Savor offerings at Autumn Food and Wine Festival

  The 28th Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival will pair savory adventures with the finest in regional food and wine delicacies. Foodies...

What’s new in Q

Combining an upscale atmosphere with down home tastes, Bilty’s Brew & Q offers a variety of smoked meats, house made BBQ sauces and sides, and an extensive selection...

Great wines from family wineries

Jana Harvey of Scott Harvey wines poured the 2010 Zinfandel from Ancient Vines  · The Family Winemakers of California annual tasting in San Francisco is...

Kitchen pranks

A lot has been said and recorded that shows chefs to be extremely temperamental, serious and even downright mean. Just watch “Kitchen Nightmares,” or...