In just one lone cove of Lake Tahoe in summer 2018, approximately 600 pounds of trash was cleaned up by scuba divers. That’s right: 600 pounds. In one cove. Imagine what’s underneath the rest of Tahoe’s 72-mile circumference …
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.
Spring trends celebrate the styles of yesteryear. By Ashley Polan It’s the beginning of a new decade, so it’s only fitting that many trends dawning the runway look back on the past. We’ve seen styles popping up from the 50s, 70s, and even the Renaissance period! Here are the top five trends this spring and local vintage shops where you can shop these looks.
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.
Snow Much Fun: in the Sierra. By Jason Lopez. Reno/Tahoe is hard to beat when it comes to wintry play. If you aren’t busy hitting the slopes, there’s an array of outdoor winter activities that’ll have you enjoying the snow blanketing this region. Whether it’s sledding and ice skating, to Nordic skiing or simply taking photos of the beautiful landscapes, there are many great options in the area.
Satisfy that craving for rye this fall in the Sierra. By Troy Matthews, Elevation Eats. One of the most classic old school deli favorites is the almighty Reuben.
Where to find the best cheese in the Sierra. By Troy Matthews, Elevation Eats. Scientists say cheese is an addicting substance. At Elevation Eats, we don’t condone drug use, so cheese may be our next best bet. The beauty of cheese is its simplicity while remaining enormously complex in texture and flavor.
The most important question of the morning while vacationing at the lake. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats. Breakfast and brunch may seem synonymous but choosing between them will, in fact, determine the course of the rest of your day. And when you’re on vacation here at Lake Tahoe, with so much to see and do, this is a crucial decision.
Take the chill out of winter with open-flame cooking in Reno/Tahoe. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats. They say fire made us human. The ability to cook with fire is now believed to be the reason humans evolved from primates. The theory is simple: cooking food means less time chewing on fibrous plants and more time communicating with your neighbor.