Tag: food

Mark Estee

STAR Navigator Mark Estee

Star Navigator – Mark Estee
By Natasha Bourlin
Decades ago, chef and restaurateur Mark Estee entered into the culinary world. A rising star based in Reno, the Massachusetts native and James Beard Award semifinalist has flourished through years of private catering gigs, multi-restaurant ownership, spearheading community movements to help those in need … and, now, a new show on the Food Network.

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Kaya and Kevin Stanley

STAR Navigators Kaya and Kevin Stanley

Star Navigators Kaya and Kevin Stanly By Heidi Bethel
When the house musician who is also an ICU nurse inside the COVID-19 sector in an area hospital told Kaya and Kevin Stanley, owners of Old Granite Street Eatery and Rue Bourbon in Reno, that they were not stopping to eat during their shifts, they had an immediate question: “Can we bring you food?”

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Wild River Grille Patio

Dinner With a Cause

Located along the beautiful Truckee River in Reno’s Riverwalk District, Wild River Grille has been breathing life into the community since its doors opened in 2007. Their two-part vision includes energizing the downtown historic area of Reno and partnering with local businesses and nonprofits to support the local community. Now, more than ever, Wild River Grille is focused on serving Reno and extending its hand to as many local businesses as possible. wildrivergrille.com 

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Mangia Tutto Sampling

A Delightful Taste of Italy

Mangia Tutto means “eat everything” in Italian, and it’s a fitting name for this neighborhood pizzeria and Italian restaurant. It’s the type of place that you’d find in just about every neighborhood in Chicago, serving a blend of flavors and dishes influenced by a rich Italian and Greek heritage. When owners Richard Bragiel and Catherine Rolewicz retired to Carson City from Chicago

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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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