The best small plates in Reno/Tahoe by Jen Peng After a day enjoying the great adventures the area has to offer, there’s nothing better than celebrating your achievements with friends over a few drinks and some tasty bites. Sharing is caring, and here are my favorite picks for some of the best small plates, bites and appetizers in the Sierra.
By Annie Flazraich While it took Jules Verne’s characters 80 days to circle the globe in his 1872 adventure novel “Around the World in Eighty Days,” you can make the same trip in just 28 meals by touring the world cuisine available in Reno/Tahoe’s restaurants. So, hop in your metaphorical hot air balloon, and get ready for a culinary journey.
Entertainment aplenty that won’t break the bank in the Sierra. By Jason Lopez Whether you want to catch an open mic night, do a little dancing or enjoy the arts, Reno/Tahoe is a mecca for inexpensive entertainment. Here are a few of my favorites you should definitely checkout!
Where Wild Things Roam, Hoof it with wild horses and get eagle-eyed over bald eagles. By Jason Lopez. The Sierra is home to a vast array of wildlife, both in the sky and on land. And winter is prime time for wildlife viewing in Reno/Tahoe and beyond.
All That Sparkles, Wear a piece of Nevada with jewelry crafted from local gems. By Annie Flanzraich. Nevada may be known as the Silver State. Still, along with all those precious minerals, there are also precious stones hiding in its austere earth.
Soup & Sammy. By Heidi Bethel. There’s nothing quite like the almighty soup and sammy combo. I’ve been known to enjoy the tasty duo for any meal of the day and there are a whole slew of great spots in Reno/Tahoe. Let’s take a quick look at some of my favorites around town.
All About Apres. Seven ways to drink and dine after a day on the slopes. By Natasha Bourlin. High elevations often lead to high spirits. Lake Tahoe’s glorious bluebird days are ideal for mountain play then thawing out with a different sort of spirit – of the apres-ski variety.
Hot Tubs To Talk About. By Heidi Bethel. After a nice day on the slopes, there’s nothing more invigorating than a dip in the ardent waters of Reno/Tahoe. Whether you need to soothe sore muscles, just soak and relax, or benefit from mineral therapy, hot tubs abound this winter.
Interactive Entertainment. Explore the region’s hands-on date night and gathering options. By Natasha Bourlin. Sometimes, staring at each other and chatting over a meal or drinks just doesn’t cut it. When you’re longing for a stimulating, interactive evening out, visit these places around the region to get your hands dirty for date night or get together with friends.
Stay Curious, Captivating museums around the Sierra. By Jen Peng. There are plenty of interactive museums in the Reno/Tahoe area, so there’s no reason to stop exploring just because the temperature dips. Here are some of our favorites in the region.