Hoppy Place

Truckee’s Donner Creek Brewing is a communal space with hot cheese and cold beer. “Hey, Emma, have you met so-and-so?” is how Greg Speicher often introduces me to other locals […]

Blended Benefits

How to steep original combinations of herbs, spices, and leaves to create more than just a delicious cup of tea. A pinch of this. A sprig of that. Add some […]

Beer Professional

Why I became a certified cicerone. I’m the kind of person who wakes up before dawn for a long day of sticking my nose into small, plastic cups in a […]

Feeling Hot Hot Hot

Nashville hot chicken lands in Reno-Tahoe. Nashville may be more than 2,000 miles away, but the flavors of Music City’s spicy fried chicken have found their way to Reno-Tahoe. Usually […]

Let There Be Brunch

When it comes to brunch, never settle for ordinary. Discover the best brunch spots in the Reno and Lake Tahoe area and make the most of your weekend plans with […]

Mountain magic

Coffee-and-wine bar welcomes community to gather amid the pines. Whether you’re winding down Mt. Rose Highway on your way home from the slopes or heading up from Reno to take […]

Brenda’s Balcony

Cocktails and camaraderie Tahoe group members bond over libations during shutdown. After another April day of sheltering in place and dismantling her fitness business since closing due to COVID-19, Brenda […]

Spicy & Soothing

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South Lake’s Free Bird Chai flies into local stores and co-ops. Over the past decade, both Tahoe locals and visitors have filled up the 160-square-foot Free Bird Café in South […]

Growing the Local Food Network

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Tahoe Food Hub expands Farm Shop. Tahoe Food Hub’s Farm Shop opened its doors last spring at the Truckee Tahoe Airport, tripling the size of the nonprofit’s previous warehouse and […]

The Green Scene

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Nonprofit pioneers Green Dining District in Carson City. With help from a Nevada nonprofit, a cluster of Carson City restaurants known as the Green Dining District is making strides in […]