Lake Tahoe Restaurant week announces prix-fixe menus
Almost 30 restaurants are participating in the inaugural Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week, and most have posted their three-course prix-fixe menus to the event’s website at http://www.tahoerestaurantweek.com. Menus are offered during the week-long celebration Sept. 5-12.
There are no passes, tickets or coupons needed to take part in Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week. Guests simply visit the various locations that are offering three-course, prix-fixe menus for $20, $30 and $40 per person (tax and gratuity not included). Reservations are recommended.
In South Lake Tahoe, 19 Kitchen & Bar has lobster corn chowder and beef medallions fromage, with Fresh Ketch providing a stuffed halibut with shrimp, lobster, scallops, brie, dill and lemon beurre blanc. For authentic Mexican, Latin Soul has lamb steak with goat cheese crust and caramel flan with seasonal berries. At Edgewood Restaurant, a maple leaf duck breast will be served with an apple ginger sauce and sweet potato gnocchi, and paired with a 2006 BR Cohn, Silver Label, Cabernet.
In North Lake Tahoe, Cottonwood Restaurant is offering a pine nut crusted Asian basa with a tomato and dill beurre blanc and roasted autumn vegetables. River Grill has green chard raviolis with Sonoma goat cheese and portabella mushrooms, while Six Peaks Grille is providing a pan-seared Bristol Bay salmon (with $2 of every $30 three-course dinner going to the Tahoe Forest Cancer Center). Right on the lake, Lone Eagle Grille has a mesquite grilled New York steak over watercress and red cabbage salad.
Presenting sponsors include the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority, Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce, North Lake Tahoe Visitors Bureaus and the North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce.
Media partners are Tahoe Quarterly Magazine, Lake Tahoe Traveler Touch Tour, Edible Reno-Tahoe Magazine, Sierra Heritage Magazine, the Sierra Sun, North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, Chow, Lake Tahoe Action, the Tahoe Daily Tribune and Tahoe TV.
The Tahoe City Downtown Association, Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce and the Squaw Valley Institute are event Community Partners.
To learn more about Lake Tahoe Restaurant Week, a list of participating dining establishments and their downloadable prix-fixe menus, lodging discounts (up to 25 percent off for Restaurant Week attendees) and how to take part, visit http://www.tahoerestaurantweek.com or call Pettit Gilwee Public Relations at (530) 583-2138.
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