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Stella in Truckee to become destination for culinary arts

Stella in Truckee to become destination for culinary arts

Stella Restaurant Executive Chef Jacob Burton on Saturday announced a plan to “take Stella Culinary to the next level” that will make it a destination for culinary arts: not just dining but hands-on cooking classes, themed dinner parties and a full scale R&D kitchen for culinary enthusiasts. We also interviewed Jacob about the changes, which...

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Artisan pizza abounds in Grass Valley, Nevada City and Truckee

Artisan pizza abounds in Grass Valley, Nevada City and Truckee

THE ITALIANS WHO CAME TO THE FOOTHILLS in the Gold Rush-era brought winemaking to the region, but they also introduced the tradition of baking in stone ovens. Area restaurants and wineries have revived the tradition, from North Auburn to Grass Valley to Nevada City to Truckee. Sierra Knolls’ Bear River Wine Tasting room, just off...

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Winter food, wine, art and music festivals in the foothills and Sierra

Winter food, wine, art and music festivals in the foothills and Sierra

Winter festivals include Mardi Gras and Chinese New Year in Nevada City, the Foothills Celebration food-and-wine pairing event in Grass Valley and, for the first time, WinterWonderGrass in Squaw Valley. MARDI GRAS NEVADA CITY, FEB. 14-15 A downtown parade, Masquerade Ball and Carnevale are featured, as this colorful foothills town again celebrates Mardi Gras. Weekend activities open...

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Winter farm-to-table at Stella and Trokay restaurants, thanks to Produce Plus

Winter farm-to-table at Stella and Trokay restaurants, thanks to Produce Plus

Though the ground where Stella restaurant’s garden grows was frozen solid, we recently enjoyed a four-star meal with fresh, seasonal ingredients, thanks to Chef Jacob Burton and his staff. The ingredients ranged from microgreens, to Maitake and Shitake mushrooms, to baby vegetables cultivated for perfection. Across town, Restaurant Trokay chef John Weatherson and his team...

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A timelapse view of Truckee called “On Truckee Time”

Coming soon – “On Truckee Time” – a timelapse view of beautiful Truckee like you have never seen it before, from Grant Kaye. On Truckee Time is a timelapse short film showcasing the scenery and natural splendor of Truckee, California including: Prosser, Donner Lake, Donner Summit, Boca, Castle Peak, Martis Valley, Downtown Truckee, and many...

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Celebrities praise Nevada County restaurants

Celebrities praise Nevada County restaurants

WHEN HE WAS GOVERNOR THE FIRST time, Jerry Brown and singer Linda Ronstadt would eat at The Willo Steakhouse, a Nevada County institution on historic Hwy. 49. The Willo has served more than 1 million choice New York steaks, carefully aged and cut daily. Comedian Andy Samberg also is a regular diner in our region....

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Truckee’s new “Live Like a Local” crowd sourced contest

Truckee’s new “Live Like a Local” crowd sourced contest

What does the perfect Truckee day look like? That depends on who you ask. And while there’s nothing quite like living and working in Truckee, the definition of “working” and “living” vary from person to person. That’s why the Truckee Donner Chamber’s digital media team has come up with a fresh and saucy “Live Like...

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Jet Blue to offer only nonstop New York-Reno flight, offering easy access to Tahoe

Jet Blue to offer only nonstop New York-Reno flight, offering easy access to Tahoe

JetBlue Airways will be the only airline to offer nonstop service between Nevada’s Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and the U.S. East Coast as it launches service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on May 28, 2015. Reno-Tahoe will be the airline’s 89th destination and is among a number of new JetBlue...

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Twilight snowshoe tours at Northstar

Take an evening to slow down and enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sierra Nevada on our guided evening snowshoe tours. The 2 to 2.5 hour guided tour will begin at the Cross Country, Telemark and Snowshoe Center at 5pm. The group will depart on a meandering journey through the pine tree lined forest...

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Sierra Foothills and Truckee wineries score in 2015 S.F. Chronicle tasting competition

Sierra Foothills and Truckee wineries score in 2015 S.F. Chronicle tasting competition

After receiving a record 6,417 entries from more than 25 states, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, recognized as the largest competition of American wines, this weekend announced its winners. Here are some winning wineries in the Sierra Foothills and Truckee. The full list of winners is here: Avanguardia Wines: Premiato, silver Due Fiori, bronze Bear River Winery: Barbera...

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