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Tag: Food & Drink

Sharing is Caring

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.

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Beef Shank Calafuria

Around the World in 28 Meals

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.

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Frothy Cocoa-liciousness

Frothy Cocoa-liciousness

Taking hot cocoa to the next level in Reno/Tahoe. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats. Is there anything better than breathing in the aroma of hot cocoa as you watch the seasons change? The tasty concoction goes way back, and I mean way back, to the Mayan era of 500 BCE. While not very recognizable as today’s sweet treat, it was loved nonetheless!

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Cheese Board

Wheying The Options

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.

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Zephyr Cove Restaurant

Do We Do Breakfast or Do We Do Brunch?

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.

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The Brewer’s Cabinet Tap Room (Jeff Dow)

Tap Me In

A lineup of favorite free-flowing beverages in Reno/Tahoe. By Rae Matthews, Elevation Eats. Welcome to the draft, though this is not every college athlete’s dream, I’m referring to some tasty draught drinks right here in the Sierra. Beverages from the tap, of course, started with beer, and date back as far as the 17th century (possibly further). Originally, the beer was in wooden casks and gravity was the primary mode of conveyance.

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