A Cut Above

Family-run ranch raises grass-fed wagyu in the High Sierra. In the lush Genesee Valley at 3,500 feet elevation, black-horned cows graze in chest-high grass, with the granite peaks of the […]

Shuck Yeah!

New England-inspired seafood pop-up launches in Tahoe-Truckee. As a fifth-generation Rhode Islander, Zack Duksta grew up watching his dad layer kelp, corn, potatoes, linguica, and clams in a large pot […]

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 […]

Milk Master Mix

Diving into horchata’s history. While ordering your customary carnitas tacos at your favorite Mexican joint, you’ve likely seen a large dispenser full of a milky beverage flecked with cinnamon — […]

Dog Days

Five pup-approved patios to enjoy this summer. Summer is for relaxing on patios, ordering small bites and cocktails, and enjoying quality time with your friends — of both the two- […]

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 […]