Mom’s Recipe

Local mother delivers her home-cooked meals to UNR students. In 2019, when Alyssa Ficke’s youngest daughter, Evy, was a freshman attending the University of Nevada, Reno, Evy lived at Circus […]

Restaurant-Quality Protein at Home

Sierra Meat & Seafood launches direct-to-consumer model. If you’ve made a habit of dining out in Reno in the past 30 years, you’ve likely sampled the bounty from Sierra Meat […]

Big splash about trash

Sommelier’s nonprofit and Tahoe Blue Vodka work to clean Lake Tahoe’s depths. Beer cans, plastic bottles, sunglasses, towels, smartphones, ’80s-era boomboxes, car tires, and boat fragments — these are just […]

Cultivating Ag-Aware Students

Pandemic raises challenges and highlights importance of agriculture education. The year 2020 was anything but normal for agriculture. Overall, crops performed well, but supply-chain issues, infections at meatpacking plants, and […]

Boba Tea

Boba Buzz Taiwanese tea trend bubbles up in Reno-Tahoe. Making its way from Taiwan to the Bay Area, to Reno-Tahoe, boba tea seems to be all the rage in tea […]

Mardi Gras

Fat Tuesday Favorites Swig New Orleans’ finest at these local watering holes. Looking for a historic drink for your Mardi Gras celebration on Feb. 16? These Reno establishments have reputations […]

CBD Businesses

multiple bars of LiveKAYA chocolate with cocoa powder and cacao, Reno-based LiveKAYA, from the owner of Dorinda’s Chocolates, produces a chocolate-flavored, full-spectrum hemp oil infusion, probiotic chocolate (sans CBD), as well as CBD-infused chocolates (as of early August it was on hold for distribution awaiting FDA rules on ingestible CBD products)

THE ABCs OF CBD Natural cure-all craze hits Reno-Tahoe.   In many of the world’s cultures it’s believed that Mother Nature provides humans with the cure for any ailment. In […]

Cooking Club


THE FIRST RULE OF COOKING CLUB IS… You’d better come hungry. One Sunday afternoon in Reno’s Double Diamond neighborhood, I knock on the door of Scottacos food truck chef Scott […]


Holiday Cookies0942

Baking pros share top holiday cookie hacks. When it comes to exquisite sugar cookie decoration, Mix Bakeshop co-owner Mary Allstead takes the cake. Her popular Reno bakery is filled with […]

spice of life

Ganesha Krunchy Cappricio CU 7870

Carson City company produces treats made with cardamom, saffron, and edible gold. In just a decade, Karunesh Gupta has grown Ganesha Enterprises from his Carson City garage, where he started […]