Food trends: What’s hot for 2017

HYPER-LOCAL SOURCING Chefs are putting extra emphasis on the freshness of their produce. Produce Plus supplies Truckee and Tahoe chefs with fresh, local produce in winter from farms in Yolo County. Nevada City is debuting a winter farmers market the first Saturday of each month. Tahoe Food Hub is building “growing domes” to grow food […]

Nevada County Arts presents Truckee Open Art Studios Tour on July 15-17, 22-24

THE ARTS AND CULTURE SCENE IS BOOMING in Truckee, adding a new dimension to its stature as a world-class destination for outdoor recreation. Besides music festivals and wine and food tastings, the Sierra mountain town is host to first-rate art galleries such as Art Obsessions, Carmel Gallery and Riverside Studios, among others. Truckee and the […]

Destination dining in the Sierra Foothills and Truckee-Tahoe

GREAT FOOD IS A PART OF EVERY adventure. In our region, imaginative chefs and restaurateurs are invigorating the dining scene, and a growing number are winning rave reviews—from the James Beard Foundation, OpenTable, respected restaurant critics and food magazines. Farm-to-fork restaurants are a way of life in the foothills, not a fad, thanks to an […]

Food & Wine Festivals this summer and fall

For savory eats and boutique wines, these festivals and wine walks deliver with eclectic tastings, hands-on cooking demos and breathtaking venues. LAKE TAHOE AUTUMN FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL The 29th annual Tahoe Autumn Food and Wine Festival on September 5-7 p.m. at the Village at Northstar features three days of cooking seminars, culinary competitions, wine […]

Fresh food teams in Sierra foothills

“FROM OUR COUNTY TO YOUR TABLE” IS THE theme of the California State Fair in July. It is well suited to our region, where chefs specialize in using fresh, local ingredients, including fruits and veggies, meats and poultry, and grains. Examples include Ike’s Quarter Cafe in Nevada City; Newcastle Produce; Summer Thyme’s Bakery & Deli […]

Washington Post writes about Truckee foodie scene, including Stella

The Washington Post published its annual U.S. ski guide this month and singled out the foodie scene in Truckee. In particular, it pointed to Stella at the Cedar House Sport Hotel, which our magazine has recommended for years. “The chef uses fresh produce from the restaurant garden to create simple regional cuisine. Entrees from $22,” […]

Stella in Truckee’s new culinary adventures

Stella, Cedar House Sport Hotel’s on site restaurant run by Executive Chef Jacob Burton in Truckee, CA, is offering culinary adventures including classes and topics to engage the mind, hands and taste buds. “We are committed to offering interesting, high quality programming to residents and visitors and are fortunate to have a chef Jacob Burton. […]

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 […]