Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine The publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt is Jeff Pelline, whose award winning 30-year journalism career includes editing and management positions at the San Francisco Chronicle, CNET (since sold to CBS for $2 billion) and The Union in Grass Valley. Jeff's work also has been published in the New York Times, Time magazine and the Chicago Tribune. When Jeff was Editor of CNET News, the publication won a prestigious National Magazine Award.

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InConcert Sierra’s new season includes pianist Nikolaï Lugansky on March 14

InConcert Sierra’s new season includes pianist Nikolaï Lugansky on March 14

INCONCERT SIERRA RINGS IN THE NEW YEAR with a stellar lineup of performers, including pianist Sean Chen on January 17, the Cavatina Duo on February 21 and pianist Nikolaï Lugansky on March 14. It comes on the heels of violinist Joshua Bell’s sold-out performance last fall. From the grand Russian school of piano playing, Lugansky...

Sierra College’s Natural History Museum named among the nation’s best

Sierra College’s Natural History Museum named among the nation’s best

By BestCollegeReviews.com Our nation is richly blessed with schools that are so much more than just classes and degrees but are hubs of research, art, and education. Here at Best College Reviews we have scoured the nation and found the most vibrant college and university natural history museums that our nation has to offer. One...

Lake Tahoe is only 11 inches below its natural rim

Lake Tahoe is only 11 inches below its natural rim

Thanks to winter storms, about 28 billion gallons of water have flowed into Lake Tahoe since December 9. Another 1.7 feet of elevation gain is expected between March 1 and summer —often its high point. Our ski resort directory is here.

Preview Super Bowl 50 ads: from the “Wiener Stampede” to “Avocados from Mexico”

A 30-second advertisement during this year’s game costs $5 million. Commercials in the first Super Bowl in 1967 cost $42,000.After previewing the Super Bowl 50 commercials, we figured America is all about beer, coffee, cars, trucks, avocados and wiener dogs. Here are some samples: Watch the extended version of the Heinz Ketchup Game Day 2016...

Five Tahoe ski resorts have more than 300 inches of snow

Five Tahoe ski resorts have more than 300 inches of snow

“Last season, not one Tahoe ski resort broke the 300 inch mark all season,” according to Snow Brains. “This year, we have five California ski resorts above 300 inches, and it’s only February.” Sugar Bowl has 361 inches of snow, Boreal has 311.5 inches, Sierra-at-Tahoe has 310 inches, Northstar has 307 inches, and Kirkwood has...

Stella’s pop-up dinners in February and March

Stella’s pop-up dinners in February and March

Stella at The Cedar House Sport Hotel is a place where culinary excellence meets adventure. As snow continues to blanket the Lake Tahoe / Truckee region, Stella announces dates and menus for the upcoming February and March Pop Up Dinners. Pop Up Dinners are held in the open kitchen mere steps from the award-wining...

Japanese culinary adventure: Tsukiji market & sushi-making class

Japanese culinary adventure: Tsukiji market & sushi-making class

A COOKING CLASS IS AN IDEAL way to explore local culture. Last fall we visited Tokyo and signed up for a sushi-making class, using fresh ingredients from a tour of the Tsukiji fish market, the world’s largest seafood market. Tsukiji also sells fresh fruit and vegetables. We toured the “inner market,” where 900 licensed wholesale...

Japan in the Sierra Foothills

Japan in the Sierra Foothills

THOUGH OUR REGION IS ABOUT 5,200 miles from Japan, we have some common ties. Examples include sushi, sake, Japanese artwork, Taiko drumming and theater. JAPANESE CUISINE Our region has some authentic Japanese restaurants including Kaido in Grass Valley, Sushi In The Raw and Sushi Q in Nevada City, and Hanami Sushi in Auburn. Kaido offers sushi...

The Center for the Arts bringing more world-class talent to the foothills this season: Jewel, Cohn, DiFranco and Cray

The Center for the Arts bringing more world-class talent to the foothills this season: Jewel, Cohn, DiFranco and Cray

The Center for the Arts is bringing more world-class talent to Grass Valley this winter and spring. Some examples: Grammy nominated singer-songwriter JEWEL will perform at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Grass Valley on May 14. “It was the time in my life to do this,” the Alaskan-born music icon says bluntly, reflecting on her...

New Michael Moore film has Northern California premiere in Grass Valley

New Michael Moore film has Northern California premiere in Grass Valley

The Bridge Street Project presents – Michael Moore’s latest film, “Where to Invade Next” for a special showing on Tuesday, February 9 at 7p.m. at the Del Oro Theater in Grass Valley. Michael will be available afterwards for questions via skype. “Where to Invade Next” is an expansive, rib-tickling, and subversive comedy in which...

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