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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Two Ironman events on September 21 in Lake Tahoe

Two Ironman events on September 21 in Lake Tahoe

For the first time nationally, IRONMAN® and IRONMAN® 70.3® race on the same day in North Lake Tahoe. Today IRONMAN announces that IRONMAN Lake Tahoe will pilot this dual program in North America. This format is well received by athletes in Asia-Pacific. The IRONMAN 70.3 Lake Tahoe is the 25th race in the U.S. Series....

Lake Tahoe named one of America’s most scenic waterside drives

Lake Tahoe named one of America’s most scenic waterside drives

Along with California Route 1, Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive, Cape Cod, and the Road to Hana on Maui, Lake Tahoe was named one of America’s most scenic waterside drives by Yahoo Travel. The article is here: “California and Nevada Starting Point: Tahoe City, CA The Route: 72-mile loop on Highways 28, 50, and 89 “What to Expect: Circling...

Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley features an all Riverdog Farm menu

Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley features an all Riverdog Farm menu

Chez Panisse Restaurant in Berkeley featured an all Riverdog Farm menu on Friday. They invited us to share a meal with them at their Chef’s Table in the kitchen. It was a quite a treat. Sitting between the pastry chef’s workstation and the wood-fired grill, Riverdog is in the heart of the Chez Panisse kitchen...

Eastern Sierra campgrounds opening, thanks to mild weather

Eastern Sierra campgrounds opening, thanks to mild weather

A light winter snowpack and warm spring weather means that many campgrounds in the eastern Sierra will be open before the 2014 fishing opener weekend and many more Forest Service campgrounds are expected to be open before Memorial Day. Big Springs and Lower Lee Vining campgrounds are open on the Mono Ranger District with...

Earth Day 2014: Green Cities

Earth Day 2014: Green Cities

Today is Earth Day, and over one billion people in 192 countries are taking action to protect the environment. From Sydney to San Jose, New Delhi to New York, Rome to Cairo, Beijing to Beirut, Amazonia to Honolulu, Washington, D.C. to Moscow, people everywhere are organizing demonstrations and rallies, demanding climate action, cleaning...

Truckee Wine Walk & Shop is set for October 4 to benefit Tahoe Food Hub

Truckee Wine Walk & Shop is set for October 4 to benefit Tahoe Food Hub

Mark your calendars for the 11th annual Downtown Truckee Wine, Walk & Shop set for Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 from noon to 4 p.m. Wine lovers, food connoisseurs and dedicated shoppers will once again indulge themselves with some of the finest vintages matched with delicious food samples as they shop and stroll in the...

National Parks Week is April 19-27

National Parks Week is April 19-27

Each spring, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation invite everyone to celebrate National Park Week. This year, from April 19 – 27 you are invited to celebrate all that America’s more than 400 national parks have to offer with the theme “National Park Week: Go Wild!” From diverse wildlife and iconic landscapes...

21st annual Spring Garden Tour in Grass Valley on May 17-18

21st annual Spring Garden Tour in Grass Valley on May 17-18

Mark your calendars now for the 21st Annual Spring Garden Tour, hosted by Soroptimist International of the Sierra Foothills (SISF), taking place on Saturday and Sunday, May 17 and 18, 2014. This self-guided tour of six lovely privately owned gardens is located in the picturesque Sierra Foothills in Grass Valley, CA. Gardens are open from 10...

New video: Campo Chef-Owner Mark Estee shares his “whole hog” culinary philosophy

New video: Campo Chef-Owner Mark Estee shares his “whole hog” culinary philosophy

Mark Estee is driven by a love for authentic ingredients that create true connections between land, farmer, food and diner. Whether it is hand-choosing his restaurant’s produce or meat from a local organic farm or developing new dishes based on his “Whole Hog Philosophy,” Estee believes in building full-flavored food using every portion...

Free Grass Valley wine tasting event on May 2 features new releases

Free Grass Valley wine tasting event on May 2 features new releases

It’s time for another Friday Wine Event in downtown Grass Valley on Friday, May 2, from 4-7p.m. All four of the winery’s downtown tasting rooms will be releasing a new wine for you to taste: •Sierra Starr will be releasing our first ever Syrah. This 2011 vintage is full of rich ripe fruit. •Smith will be...