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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Holiday fairs and festivals in Grass Valley and Nevada City

Holiday fairs and festivals in Grass Valley and Nevada City

CORNISH CHRISTMAS IN GRASS VALLEY Fridays, Nov. 28-Dec. 19, 6-9 p.m. Recapture the spirit of Christmas past in historic downtown Grass Valley during the annual Cornish Christmas Celebration. Started in 1967 to preserve Grass Valley’s Cornish heritage and holiday traditions, Cornish Christmas remains one of the region’s most popular events. Mill and West Main Streets are closed...

Strawberry Music Festival returns to Nevada County Fairgrounds May 21-25, 2015

Strawberry Music Festival returns to Nevada County Fairgrounds May 21-25, 2015

“Great news folks!  We could not be happier to announce that the Spring 2015 Festival is taking place at the Nevada County Fairgrounds on Memorial Day weekend- Thursday, May 21st through Sunday, May 24th.   We’ve already got some great music in the works and look forward to more exciting announcements regarding lineup and ticket sales beginning before...

FoodWineArt magazine dines out in New York

FoodWineArt magazine dines out in New York

FoodWineArt magazine sampled the dining scene in New York City for Thanksgiving week. We enjoyed longtime favorites, such as Gramercy Tavern, as well as trying new restaurants for us, such as Saxon + Parole. The food was delicious an eclectic: from a lamb burger at The Breslin Bar & Dining Room, to the lunch tasting...

Wild & Scenic Film Festival tickets on sale December 1

Wild & Scenic Film Festival tickets on sale December 1

Tickets for the The 13th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival go on sale to the public Monday, December 1st. The festival returns to downtown Nevada City and Grass Valley, CA, on January 15 – 18, 2015 and you don’t want to miss any of the action. With more films, venues and special events this...

Our magazine visits the Delegates Dining Room at the UN

Our magazine visits the Delegates Dining Room at the UN

It isn’t every day that the public get to sit with ambassadors, delegates, and other international dignitaries, but that’s precisely what the Delegates Dining Room at the United Nations offers. This week FoodWineArt magazine visited the newly refurbished Delegates Dining Room and enjoyed eclectic and globally inspired cuisine with breathtaking views of the East River,...

“Magical Memories” at Resort at Squaw Creek

“Magical Memories” at Resort at Squaw Creek

LAKE TAHOE IS IDYLLIC DURING the holidays, offering experiences that are redolent of a Norman Rockwell painting: long walks in the forest, big Thanksgiving dinner gatherings, drinking hot chocolate by the fireplace, and winter sleigh rides. Some of our fond memories include cutting our own Christmas tree (visit here for a permit), sledding or skiing near...

Artisans Festival is November 28-29 at Miners Foundry

Artisans Festival is November 28-29 at Miners Foundry

THIS YEAR MARKS the 40th anniversary of the Artisans Festival, November 28-29 on Thanksgiving weekend, at the historic Miners Foundry Cultural Center in Nevada City. The ‘70s saw an arts and cultural renaissance in Nevada City, and the Artisans Festival at the Miners Foundry was at the center of it. This is one of the longest running...

Nevada County Fairgrounds CEO Sandy Woods inducted into Western Fairs Association’s Hall of Fame

Nevada County Fairgrounds CEO Sandy Woods inducted into Western Fairs Association’s Hall of Fame

Western Fairs Association (WFA) announced this week that they will induct Sandy Woods, chief executive officer of the Nevada County Fairgrounds, into the Western Fairs Association’s Hall of Fame at its upcoming convention in Reno. The WFA Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made substantial contributions to the Fair industry through leadership, education, legislation...

Christmas tree permits go on sale in Lake Tahoe Basin

Christmas tree permits go on sale in Lake Tahoe Basin

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will begin the sale of Christmas tree permits on Monday, November 24, 2014. Permits cost $10 each (cash or check only, no credit cards), with a limit of two permits per family.  Permits must be purchased in person, are not transferable and are sold on a first-come,...

Carolines Coffee Roasters is Grass Valley Downtown Association’s “Business of the Year”

Carolines Coffee Roasters is Grass Valley Downtown Association’s “Business of the Year”

We enjoyed the annual holiday party of the Grass Valley Downtown Association at 151 Union Square on Mill Street on Wednesday night. It was a good turnout, showing that the merchants are working together. In many ways downtown Grass Valley is “firing on all cylinders.” The local restaurants donated some great-looking food, along with local...

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