Drinks 2016

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January, February   – Shawn Plunket, owner of 1864 Tavern in Reno, says about crafting the perfect cocktail”]Here is the magic formula: liquor, fruit, sweet, sour … that’s it. It’s […]

Edible Notables – Ice Ice Baby

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edible notables ICE, ICE, BABY Truckee winery hosts carving competition. WRITTEN BY MELISSA SIIGPHOTOS COURTESY OF TRUCKEE RIVER WINERY Wine and ice don’t usually go hand in hand, but in […]

Toast of the Town – Setting the Bar

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 toast of the town SETTING THE BAR (WITH A SPLASH) Three Reno friends brew a winning mix of creativity, craft, and caring. WRITTEN BY SUE EDMONDSONPHOTOS BY CHRIS HOLLOMAN   […]

Edible Notables – Stoneware Sustainability

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edible notables STONEWARE SUSTAINABILITY Earth-In Canteens are natural, beautiful, and local. WRITTEN BY ERIN MEYERINGPHOTOS BY CHRIS HOLLOMAN Keys? Check. Phone? Check. Water bottle? Check. Carrying a reusable water bottle […]

Feature – Backyard Vineyards

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 feature BACKYARD VINEYARDS Budding wine grape growers are turning Reno-Tahoe into Grapezilla. WRITTEN BY AMANDA BURDENPHOTOS BY JACI GOODMAN   For more than 44 years, Bill Patterson has loved horticulture. For […]

Edible Notables – Gaining Ground

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edible notables GAINING GROUND Nevada craft distillery and winery laws are game changers. WRITTEN BY SUE EDMONDSONPHOTOS COURTESY OF FREY RANCH ESTATE DISTILLERY AND THE DEPOT Nevada’s craft spirit distillers […]

Edible Travel – El Dorado

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 edible travel SAVOR EL DORADO Visit the Sierra foothills’ golden county. WRITTEN BY MARNIE MCARTHURPHOTOS COURTESY OF EL DORADO COUNTY VISITORS AUTHORITY   Over the mountains from here, El Dorado […]

Edible Endeavors – Tasting Freedom

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edible endeavors TASTING FREEDOM For a century, Carson City prison dairy inmates work to change their lives. WRITTEN BY BARBARA TWITCHELLPHOTOS BY CANDICE NYANDO The setting is downright pastoral. Cows, […]

Edible Uncorked – Mastering Wine

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 edible uncorked MASTERING WINE Area sommeliers take the ultimate wine lover’s journey. WRITTEN BY HEIDI BETHELPHOTOS BY MICHAEL OKIMOTO   Picture this … You’re sitting next to a cozy fireplace […]

Cover – Cocktail Construction 101

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cover COCKTAIL CONSTRUCTION 101 Local pros offer wow-worthy tips for building a better drink. WRITTEN BY ANN LINDEMANNPHOTOS BY JEFF ROSS   You know that delightful feeling when the bartender […]