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Best of the Sierra

Here are Sierra Living’s Editors’ Picks for people to watch and trends to admire, followed by the “winners” of categories that are very deliberately tongue-in-cheek. Despite our humorous approach, however, we are perfectly serious about our recommendations, all of...

Autumn Vineyards

It’s no secret the Sierra foothills are home to hundreds of wineries and vineyards. In fact, at roughly 2.6 million acres, it’s one of the largest American Viticulture Areas in the country, and includes the counties of Amador, Calaveras,...

Tahoe Tea

Friends Bring Heart-Sourced Kombucha to the Sierra Nevada. By Katrina Paz Photos courtesy of Folk Brewing Co. There are many things that make a product special: Where it’s made, how it’s made and who makes it. FOLK Brewing Co. incorporates all these...

The Ultimate Street Tacos

Late summer and early fall are still prime time for a backyard barbecue, but people are bone-weary of ribs, burgers and hot dogs with that predictable scoop of potato salad. Kick it up a notch by serving chicken and...

Street Food

Find out where locals spend their Friday nights, May through September. By Tim Hauserman Photography by Gina Munda Reno’s Food Truck Friday brings 35 of the region’s mobile vendors to the middle of Idlewild Park along the Truckee River. One of America’s...

Perfect Pairs – June and July

Summer BBQ Menu If you worry a barbecue means a meat-centric meal, rest assured your vegetarian friends will have plenty to eat with this seasonal, flavorful menu from Chef Sean Conry of Whitehawk Restaurant in Plumas County. Wipe off the...

Sweet Memories

To bring back memories of carefree childhood summers, Greg Hoch, owner of Hoch Family Creamery based in Minden, Nev., recommends hosting an adult dinner party with ice cream sundaes as the grand finale. By Kimberly Wilkes Photography by Patrick Wilkes As a...

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Best of the Sierra

Best of the Sierra

Here are Sierra Living’s Editors’ Picks for people to watch and trends to admire, followed by the “winners” of categories that are very deliberately tongue-in-cheek. Despite our humorous approach, however, we are perfectly serious about our recommendations, all of which exemplify what we love most about the Sierra Nevada:...
autumn vineyards

Autumn Vineyards

It’s no secret the Sierra foothills are home to hundreds of wineries and vineyards. In fact, at roughly 2.6 million acres, it’s one of the largest American Viticulture Areas in the country, and includes the counties of Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Mariposa, Nevada, Placer, Tuolumne and Yuba. What this...
Tahoe Tea Kombucha

Tahoe Tea

Friends Bring Heart-Sourced Kombucha to the Sierra Nevada. By Katrina Paz Photos courtesy of Folk Brewing Co. There are many things that make a product special: Where it’s made, how it’s made and who makes it. FOLK Brewing Co. incorporates all these qualities into its intricately crafted teas, which come from the...