Farm to Flour

Mile High Mill & Grain Co. brings high-quality organic flour to Reno-Tahoe. Putting food on families’ tables always was a dream for Tom and Andrea Traphagan. The two spent two […]

Leading by example

South Lake Tahoe mayor mixes it up with veggies and tofu on the smoker. Meat-and-potatoes-type dishes fueled Devin Middlebrook’s outdoor adventures while growing up in South Lake Tahoe. Now, the […]

Embracing Sobriety

Reno-Tahoe chefs talk sober living in the high-stress world of restaurant kitchens. Life in restaurant kitchens is tough, and chefs bear the cuts, burns, and scars to prove it. There’s […]

Global culinary roots

Reno-Tahoe chefs and restaurant owners share how their heritages have shaped their foods. After watching the recent documentary Roadrunner about my favorite culinary icon, the late Anthony Bourdain, I went […]

Get Crackin’

Dungeness crab season kicks off from the Bay to Alaska. From the Bay Area up the coast through Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, ’tis the season for tender, juicy Dungeness crabs. […]

Field & Stream

Local hunters find a deeper connection to the land. “Go afield with a good attitude, with respect for the wildlife you hunt and for the forest and fields in which […]

How to Become a Hunter

The following are rules and regulations to get started in the sport. Thinking of getting into hunting? The Nevada Department of Wildlife is your go-to source for information about hunter […]

Fungus Among Us

Meet local farmers sprouting mushrooms in the high desert. The dryness and extreme temperatures of the high desert certainly are not ideal conditions for humidity-loving mushrooms, but that hasn’t stopped […]

The Sporting Life

Upland and waterfowl hunting links locals to wild foods. Tucked into an outcropping in the West Humboldt Range is Lovelock Cave. Not far from the intermittently dry lakebed of the […]