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Dining

  • Electric Blue Elephant: Vegan kitchen on wheels

    By Priya Hutner on August 20, 2014
    By Priya Hutner ·    Rich Sheldon, owner of Electric Blue Elephant ·    The Incline Village-based Electric Blue Elephant is always on the move. So, I went on a quest to seek them out. Summer for this eclectic mobile kitchen is a busy time. I found them under the Keystone Bridge in Reno. Owner Rich Sheldon is set up […]
  • PlumpJack features adventurous collection

    By Lou Phillips on August 20, 2014
    By Lou Phillips ·  Boasting world-class mountain views and an elegant dining atmosphere, PlumpJack Café and Bar in Olympic Valley offers a unique wine and dine experience. Holding a Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence, it is a true wine destination. The 2013 CADE Sauvignon Blanc ($12 for the glass) is a fuller-bodied version of SB that offers great […]
  • Enjoy summer’s bounty of tomatoes

    By Chef David “Smitty” Smith on August 20, 2014
    By Chef David “Smitty” Smith · Caprese Salad Fresh tomatoes of your choice Fresh mozzarella Basil, chopped Extra virgin olive oil Layer a few different types of tomatoes with the fresh mozzarella, sprinkle with fresh, chopped basil and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.   The crowd had gathered early in raptured anticipation of the event that was about to […]
  • Tasty Tidbits

    By The Weekly on August 20, 2014
    Courtesy Tahoe Donner ·  Enjoy dining deals at Tahoe Donner The Pub hosts Happy Hour Sunday through Thursday with drink specials and 25 percent off small plates, soups and salads from 4 to 6 p.m. Patrons may bring a special bottle of wine from home to savor with a meal at The Lodge and pay no corkage fee on No […]
  •  Moe’s Original Bar B Que

    By Tim Hauserman on August 13, 2014
    By Tim Hauserman ·  For several months as I walked along the lake in Tahoe City, I’ve been noticing a coming soon banner for Moe’s Original Bar B Que. It’s always exciting to see a new restaurant come to our little town, but especially when it sits in the same location as the once popular Lakehouse Pizza and equally popular […]
  •  Superb pairings at Jake’s on the Lake

    By Lou Phillips on August 13, 2014
    By Lou Phillips ·  Regardless of the season, walking through the huge teak doors and experiencing the waterfall bar and inspirational views of Jake’s on the Lake introduces you to the nautical vibe that has kept patrons coming back for decades. Whether you are enjoying the legendary oyster bar or any of the indoor or deck dining areas, Jake’s is […]
  • Tandoori Chicken

    By Chef David “Smitty” Smith on August 13, 2014
    By Chef David “Smitty” Smith  ·   After last week’s venture into yogurt-based marinades for beef (visit TheTahoeWeekly.com for recipe), I thought I would go with one more recipe that I think is a lot more common to anyone familiar with Indian cuisine. This was in fact, the first Indian dish I made way back during my apprenticeship program. Unfortunately, […]
  • Traditional Mexican fare at El Toro Bravo

    By Priya Hutner on August 6, 2014
    By Priya Hutner ·  The Super Burrito lives up to its name ·  The bar at El Toro Bravo buzzes with activity. Trini, a 14-year veteran of the restaurant, dances behind the bar mixing up fresh Margarita’s and serving cold beers to regulars who have arrived in a steady stream. There’s not an empty stool in the bar area and […]
  • Sunnyside’s cellar stands out

    By Lou Phillips on August 6, 2014
    By Lou Phillips · You can’t think of Sunnyside without thinking of the dashing guy with the big smile who has been making everyone feel like a friend since the 80s. Jeff “Ox” Oxandaboure, Sunnyside’s managing partner, is not only a great host, but also a wine lover and he takes his guest’s wine experience personally. Here is what you […]
  • Yogurt Beef Marinade

    By Chef David “Smitty” Smith on August 6, 2014
    By Chef David “Smitty” Smith ·  Wow, that was really tasty. So, you remember last week I did not give a recipe for the yogurt dressing because I said I wanted to experiment. Well, I did, and I have to say, it came out better than I thought, but first, let’s go back for anyone that missed last week’s article […]