Mull It Over

Fragrant spiced cider is winter’s antidote. Mulling over what hot beverages to serve while the temperatures are bone-chilling? Perhaps you want something non-alcoholic but fitting for the season? Try making […]

The Chosen Ones

Five local restaurateurs reveal the dishes they wouldn’t dare take off the menu. Come on, admit it! When you go out to eat, more often than not, you head to […]

Conservation Advocates

Local women share how hunting is critical for our ecosystem. Sportsmen. Huntsmen. They’re terms that have been used for centuries, but they need some updating. After all, when it comes […]

Apple Alchemy

DIY fermentation adds a healthy boost of flavor. Translated from Old French as “sour wine,” vinegar’s name hints at its origin story. Though touted in recent years as a piquant […]

Refined Grab ’n’ Go

Truckee Food Shop offers takeout with worldly delight. Truckee Food Shop offers meals to go that are homemade, fresh, and prepared using global styles of cooking. The delicious fare comes […]

Bold Broadcaster

Longtime Reno media personality showcases her adventurous spirit. Connie Wray is the first to admit that, deep down, she’s really an adrenaline junkie. How else would you explain someone whose […]

Quick Pickles

Tasty experiments in a jar. The “We can pickle that” skit from Portlandia had it (nearly) perfect: Just about everything in your kitchen can be pickled. Quick pickles make the […]

The Happiest Hour

Get more bang for your hard-earned buck at these local spots. If you’re looking for a good meal and drinks at a discount, there’s no need to start trolling cheap […]

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 […]

Steeped in Evergreen

Douglas fir syrup gives rich, earthy note to mocktails and cocktails. Trek through the beautiful alpine forests in the Sierra Nevada region and you’re sure to encounter majestic Douglas fir […]