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Soup Tahoe: Park Prime supplies recipe for Classic French Onion

January 19, 2017 — January is National Soup Month in the United States, so here at the Lake Tahoe Action we’re celebrating by featuring one soup recipe from a local restaurant each week. If you haven’t visited the featured restaurants before, we highly recommend them — support our local […]

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Soup Tahoe: Chimayó Street Grill provides tortilla soup recipe in honor of National Soup Month

January 12, 2017 — January is National Soup Month in the United States, so here at Lake Tahoe Action we’re celebrating by featuring one soup recipe from a local restaurant each week. If you haven’t visited the featured restaurants before, we highly recommend them — support our local culinary […]

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Placerville vineyard hosts barrel tasting

January 12, 2017 — Up for a bit of a weekend drive? On Saturday, Jan. 14, and Sunday, Jan. 15, Placerville’s Holly’s Hill Vineyards will host a Patriarche Barrel Tasting event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. What is the Patriarche? According to a press release from […]

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What to expect from South Lake Tahoe’s culinary and beer scenes in 2017

January 11, 2017 — In years past, South Lake Tahoe has not necessarily been known as a standout culinary scene. But this could all change in 2017. 2016 alone saw the development of new restaurants, such as The Lake House, that focus on fine dining and raising the culinary […]

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Soup Tahoe: Blue Angel Cafe’s Cioppino first soup featured for National Soup Month

January 6, 2017 — January is National Soup Month in the U.S., so here at Lake Tahoe Action we’re celebrating by featuring one soup recipe from a local restaurant each week. If you haven’t visited the featured restaurants before, we highly recommend them — support our local culinary scene […]

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Elevation Eats: Loving Smoked BBQ at Tahoe’s Chimayó Street Grill

November 26, 2016 — Tahoe is a world-renowned recreation destination offering some of the most breathtaking vistas on earth. Those of us who get to live here year-round know how lucky we are to call this masterpiece home. We at Elevation Eats believe that Tahoe’s budding food scene has […]

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Our favorite brews from the Tahoe region’s booming craft beer scene

November 25, 2016 — The craft beer revolution has finally arrived at Lake Tahoe, and it’s exploding. While microbreweries are staples of West Coast cities like San Diego and Portland, a plethora of craft brewed options is a newfound joy for our mountain community. Three new craft breweries have […]

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Wine Ink: Bring home merlot for the holidays

November 19, 2016 — “Well, that’s a little old fashioned,” said my oh-so-contemporary friend when I told her that I was thinking about making merlot my go-to grape for the upcoming holiday season. And she is kind of right. After all, this is the time of year when most […]

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Check out these South Lake Tahoe bakeries when planning Thanksgiving dessert

November 16, 2016 — Thanksgiving is around the corner, and chances are you’re responsible for putting food on the table. In charge of dessert? We’ve got you covered. Whether you’re in need of pies, cakes or cookies, you’ll find something here on the South Shore — and your friends […]

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Mr. Smith makes a sale: that’s why they call it the wine ‘business’

November 12, 2016 — News came from the Great Northwest in mid-October that Washington winemaker Charles Smith had sold five brands from his eponymous company to Constellation Brands, one of the biggest wine companies on earth. The sale price for the Kung Fu Girl Riesling, Eve Chardonnay, Boom Boom […]

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‘Tis the season for pumpkin gnocchi

November 12, 2016 — From PSL’s to baked goods, pumpkin season is on. This week I was craving some pasta and thought it would be fun to make some gnocchi with a tasty pumpkin sauce. The image pictured is a hollowed out Lady Godiva pumpkin filled with gnocchi. You […]

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This week’s Action: Food and film lead the week

November 10, 2016 — After a wild election week, it’s time to wind down with some regional relaxation. Be on the lookout for an increase in can’t-miss festivities as the holidays grow ever nearer. In addition to wine tastings and film premieres, live local music is a great way […]

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Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe hosts its 46th annual Evening of Food and Wine Tasting

November 9, 2016 — Calling all in need of an evening of fine wine and dining — the 46th annual Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe Evening of Food and Wine Tasting is Friday, Nov. 11. From 6-9:30 p.m., enjoy samples from over 20 wineries and 15 restaurants while […]

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Whole Foods announces store in South Lake Tahoe

November 5, 2016 — Whole Foods Market announced, along with its fourth quarter earnings, that it signed leases for two California stories and one Virginia store — one of them being in South Lake Tahoe. “We’re excited to bring our 365 by Whole Foods Market stores to more communities,” […]

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Gumbo, a taste of the South

November 5, 2016 — When I think about what my South tastes like, it’s gumbo, a staple in Cajun cuisine. And the key to a good gumbo is the roux. Roux is a thickening agent used in many dishes like soup, stew and gravy. It is made of equal […]

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Arica Davis: Make chicken pot pie (recipe)

October 29, 2016 — This savory recipe will fill the house with the aroma of Mama’s home cooking. Chicken pot pie is a traditional recipe that pleases just about everyone. There are a couple steps in this recipe, but it is well worth it! If you don’t have time […]

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A Napa sojourn: So much wine, so little time

October 26, 2016 — “So I’ve never been to Napa, ” said a friend. “But I’m going next week and was wondering if you had any ideas what to do?” As a wine writer, this is a question I get with some regularity. And the first thing that always […]

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A do-ahead Thanksgiving side: Spiced cranberry chutney (recipe)

October 26, 2016 — Although Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday, some of my American friends and I celebrate it here in London every year. A few years back, after cooking a turkey curry, I learned the hard way never to mess with the traditional roasted turkey, the star […]

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Fall flavors: Lake Tahoe’s South Shore seasonal specials

October 13, 2016 — Autumn is well under way, so you’ve probably had your fair share of pumpkin spice lattes. Looking for a new fall drink or a spin on classic pumpkin flavors to satisfy your taste buds? Plenty of South Shore cafes and coffee shops have their own […]

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Fall flavors: Lake Tahoe’s South Shore seasonal specials

October 13, 2016 — Autumn is well under way, so you’ve probably had your fair share of pumpkin spice lattes. Looking for a new fall drink or a spin on classic pumpkin flavors to satisfy your taste buds? Plenty of South Shore cafes and coffee shops have their own […]

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