Active lifestyle lodging: Truckee’s Cedar House and Tahoe’s Cedar Crest Cottages

IN OUR GRANDPARENTS’ DAYS, the “grand dames” defined America’s hotel business. Nowadays, active lifestyle hotels are becoming more popular, thanks to the rise in millennial travel. The hotels have European flair and offer innovative food, the latest in technology and locally inspired experiences — from hiking and kayaking to hands-on cooking classes. “It’s a huge […]

Stella at the Cedar House in Truckee: A culinary arts destination

DURING THE PAST FIVE YEARS, STELLA restaurant, part of the Cedar House Sport Hotel in Truckee, has amassed a loyal following, critical acclaim and has been featured in many national publications. Food & Wine magazine named Chef Jacob Burton a finalist for “The People’s Best New Chef Award.” “A lot of Tahoe restaurants are finally […]

Stella & Cedar House: Active gourmand in Truckee/Tahoe

SEVERAL YEARS AGO, WE DISCOVERED A Tahoe-Truckee retreat that combined a passion for food and wine with European-style lodging and a love of the outdoors—Cedar House Sport Hotel. Each year, Cedar House refines its theme, becoming more imaginative. Under owners Patty and Jeff Baird, Cedar House is redolent of the small, family run hotels you […]

Cedar House Sport Hotel & Stella restaurant: Where style meets adventure

THE CEDAR HOUSE SPORT HOTEL AND its Stella restaurant, located in the scenic Martis Valley just outside downtown Truckee, is a mecca for culinary and outdoor adventures in the Sierra. The notoriety is reaching new peaks as Cedar House celebrates its fifth anniversary with the launch of Stella Culinary, an online culinary school, and the […]

Cedar House a mecca for culinary and outdoor adventures in the Sierra

From Cedar House Sport Hotel: The Cedar House Sport Hotel, winner of the 2011 WoodWorks California Wood Design Award for innovation and excellence, is the place for culinary and outdoor adventures in the Sierra Nevada. This is truer than ever before as Cedar House celebrates its fifth anniversary, the launch of www.StellaCulinary.com and the recent […]