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5 juices to promote good health this winter

February 16, 2017 — During the winter months when your body is working overtime to keep you warm while you’re out on the mountain — and as germs and viruses abound in public spaces — it’s no time to slack on getting your daily dose of fruits and vegetables. […]

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New Lake Tahoe Brewfest headed to South Shore this summer

February 11, 2017 — Mark your calendars — the inaugural Lake Tahoe Brewfest is headed to South Shore on Saturday, June 10. From noon to 5 p.m., approximately 10 local breweries will unite in the Swiss Chalet area of Lake Tahoe Boulevard to bring a festival celebrating craft beer […]

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The Loft Tahoe hosts five-course, wine-paired dinner

February 4, 2017 — Warm up for Valentine’s Day a week early with The Loft’s Grace Patriot Winemaker Dinner, held on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Beginning at 6 p.m., enjoy a five-course dinner paired with award-winning local wines. “Each of the pre-fixe five courses will be thoughtfully paired with award-winning […]

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Kiwanis Club of Lake Tahoe holds 35th Mid-Winter Beach Party Crab Feed

January 26, 2017 — It’s time to trade in your winter coat for a Hawaiian shirt. Yes, it’s 30 degrees, but you read that correctly. On Friday, Jan. 27, the Kiwanis Club of Lake Tahoe hosts its 35th annual Mid-Winter Beach Party Crab Feed at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. Featuring […]

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Soup Tahoe: Sprouts Cafe offers vegan chili recipe

January 25, 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: 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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