Editor’s note: Submit your dining news to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject, dining. You may include health tips, events, gluten-free recipes, whatever fires you up. Please include the 5ws: who, what, when, where and contact information. Submissions printed news space permitting.22 Bistro hosts live music, specials Wednesday nightsMake plans to catch 22 Bistro’s live music every Wednesday night, 6-8 p.m., showcasing a rotating roster of local musicians. Either Nick D will play the Grateful Dead, Stones and Dylan tunes as a solo acoustic guitar act or the duo of Lucas Arizu and Kendal Naughton will crank out a compilation of soul, rhythm and blues, funk and jazz melodies.Diners may sit back and enjoy the music while taking advantage of half-priced appetizers and drink specials. Located in the heart of Squaw Valley, 22 Bistro serves up an eclectic menu of California fusion and mountain comfort food. For more information call 530-584-6170, visit www.22bistro.com, Like them Facebook.Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe’s Third Annual Wine on the WaterLone Eagle Grille and the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino, 111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, Nev. announce the third annual Wine on the Water charity event, Aug. 19, 1-5 p.m. Featuring more than 25 celebrated wineries and more than a dozen local restaurants, the annual event will include exclusive tastings of some of the region’s best food and wine, live music, and a noteworthy silent auction. Set on the Cottage Green beside Hyatt’s private beach, 100 percent of all proceeds generated from ticket and silent auction sales will be donated directly to the Boys andamp; Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, with more than $50,000 donated to date.Sample the finest labels and vintages from Northern California wineries. Recognized by Wine Spectator magazine with the Award of Excellence for its outstanding wine program for the past two years, Hyatt’s own Lone Eagle Grille will feature a flavorful sampling from of Sierra cuisine. Other top local and regional chefs from favorite restaurants will provide signature bites. Wine on the Water will also feature an extensive silent auction with items including special wines, exotic resort retreats, dinners, and gift certificates. Live music will be provided as guests mix and mingle.Tickets to the event are $65 per person in advance, $75 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at www.tahoe.activitytickets.com/relax/food_wineFor more information regarding Wine on the Water, contact Lone Eagle Grille at 775-886-6889 or visit www.loneeaglegrille.com.Friday night deck parties and Sandy’s PubSix Peaks Grille Friday Night Deck Parties at Resort at Squaw Creek offer live music, two-for-one sushi and drink specials. Taking place on the deck overlooking Squaw Valley, 5:30-7:30 p.m. every Friday throughout the summer, sushi and oysters are offered, along with a menu of Six Peaks Grille specialties created by Chef de Cuisine Chad Shrewsbury. Live musical acts will rotate weekly. On Saturdays, Sandy’s Pub patio will be the site of alfresco barbecues, with the Pub’s award-winning barbecue sauce and ribs at the top of a menu of grill-able sandwiches and entrees. Also, on selected Saturdays through Labor Day weekend, the Pub will feature live music from some of the region’s best musicians, including J.J. von Briesen. Diners in Six Peaks Grille and Sandy’s Pub receive the added perk of complimentary valet parking.Visit www.visitsquawcreek.com.Wild Goose Friday dinner cruisesFriday dinner cruises are offered weekly. The Wild Goose II departs at 5 p.m. from the North Tahoe Marina, arriving at the West Shore Caf andamp; Inn’s pier at 5:50 p.m. for dinner with a return/departure time between 8:15 - 8:30 p.m. to the North Tahoe Marina. Dinner cruise packages are $150 for adults and $105 for children; and include on-board beverages as well as a prix-fix choice of a salad or appetizer, entre, and dessert at the caf.The Wild Goose II cruise packages celebrates the West Shore Caf andamp; Inn’s boating heritage and lakefront location. Throughout the cruise, passengers will meet summer boating enthusiasts who dock and dine at the West Shore Caf and Inn, which has 30 complimentary buoys. Its rustic-yet-elegant architecture draws upon the rich heritage of Lake Tahoe’s West Shore. With its lakefront dining heralded by both locals and visitors; lodging with unrivaled views; festive seasonal events; and easy access via boat, bike or car, the West Shore Caf andamp; Inn is a celebrated, must-visit Lake Tahoe flagship. Reserve a Wild Goose II cruise to the West Shore Caf andamp; Inn at WestShoreCafe.com or by calling 530-525-5200. Farm Fresh Dinner at PlumpJack CafeWith the mountains as your backdrop and the creek by your side, join PlumpJack Cafe and a local farmer for a memorable farm-to-table outdoor dining experience.Gary Romano of Sierra Valley Farms to hand-select and then prepare the freshest ingredients for a multi-course meal paired with PlumpJack’s favorite summer wines, Sept. 13, cost is $85, tax and gratuity not included.Space is limited, reservations must be made seven days in advance. Visit plumpjackcafe.com to make a reservation through OpenTable, or call 530-583-1578.Sugar Bowl’s Lake Mary Cabin Dinnerseries to benefit nonprofitsSugar Bowl’s popular Lake Mary Cabin Dinner Series returns to Donner Summit featuring Chef Alan Davis’ French-inspired California cuisine, served in a stunning lakeside setting below a Palisades backdrop. Dining will be offered most Saturday and Sunday evenings through Sept. 16, with seating offered 5:30-9 p.m. In addition, each Sunday evening will showcase a different nonprofit partner from the Truckee/Tahoe community, with a portion of the evening’s proceeds benefiting their cause. This summer’s Lake Mary Cabin Dinner Series dates, including special Sunday night nonprofit partner evenings:Aug. 12, Benefiting Truckee Trails FoundationAug. 19, Benefiting the Tahoe Institute for Natural ScienceAug. 25, TBAAug. 26, Benefiting the Truckee Donner Land TrustSept. 2, Benefiting Donner Summit Area AssociationSept. 16, Benefiting the Tahoe Forest Health System FoundationEvery evening is open to the public and reservations are strongly recommended by calling 530-426-7002. Visit www.sugarbowl.com/lake-mary-dinners for more information.
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