Truckee Tahoe dining news
June 24, 2011
TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212;The Village at Northstar Wine Walk Series happens the final Saturday of each month, 2:30-5:30 p.m. andamp;#8226; Saturday, June 25, Edna Valley Vineyardandamp;#8226; Saturday, July 30, Sterling Vineyardsandamp;#8226; Saturday, Aug. 27, Ferrari-CaranoMake it a date night and plan to take a Tahoe Star Tour after the Wine Walks in June, July and August.Tickets to all Summer Wine Walks include a variety of wine and food sampling stations throughout the Village and a commemorative wine glass. Call 1-800-GO-NORTH (1-800-466-6784), $25 in advance at http://www.northstarattahoe.com or $30 at the door.
Join IVGID Senior Programs on a moderate 1-mile paved road hike to the Crystal Bay lookout and enjoy the views, friends, fun, wine and cheese under the andamp;#8220;Buck Moon.andamp;#8221; First Aid/CPR trained guides accompany hikers, and an ADA compliant shuttle is available upon request. Fee is $16, $11 with IVGID pass. Meet in the Recreation Center Lobby, 980 Incline Way, Incline Village, July 12, 6:34 p.m. Call 775-832-1310 or visit http://www.inclineseniors.com.
Please join a reception for Incline Village artist Matt Dodge and the exhibit of his new work, Blue Pixie Studio andamp; Gallery, Christmas Tree Village, 868 Tahoe Blvd., July 14, 5 p.m. Appetizers and aperitifs will be served. Everyone is invited. Call 775-831-0226 or visit http://www.bluepixieart.com.
Cedar House Sport Hotelandamp;#8217;s Foraging andamp; Feasting Weekend: Begin with a Forage Hike on Donner Summit guided by Hank Shaw author of andamp;#8220;Hunt, Gather, Cook: Finding the Forgotten Feast,andamp;#8221; July 16, 10 a.m. Cost of $65 includes transportation and lunch. At 5:30 p.m. indulge in the Forgotten Feast. The Forgotten Feast begins with cocktails and a book signing by Shaw and is followed by a five-course tasting menu inspired by Shawandamp;#8217;s book ($75 plus tax and service includes cocktails and wine). Shaw spends his days thinking and writing about ways to cook and enjoys anything that walks, flies, swims or crawls. He explains, andamp;#8220;I am the omnivore who has solved his dilemma.andamp;#8221; Cedar House Sport Hotel, 10918 Brockway Road, Truckee, Calif., 530-582-5655, http://www.cedarhousesporthotel.com.
With boastful settings of the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains, Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino and Lone Eagle Grille presents the Second Annual Wine on the Water Event, Aug. 21, 1-5 p.m., to experience some of the regionandamp;#8217;s finest food and wines right along the pristine shores of Lake Tahoe. Featuring 25 celebrated wineries and more than a dozen local restaurants, the annual event will include eclectic live music from Jeff Jones andamp; Friends, a noteworthy silent auction and exclusive tastings of some of the areaandamp;#8217;s best food and wine including Hyattandamp;#8217;s own Lone Eagle Grille, recognized for Chef Mark Mayandamp;#8217;s flavorful High Sierra Cuisine and awarded the Wine Spectator Magazineandamp;#8217;s 2010 Award of Excellence for its outstanding wine program. Set against a spectacular backdrop on the Cottage Green beside Hyattandamp;#8217;s private beach, 100 percent of all proceeds generated from ticket sales and silent auction sales at the event will be donated directly to the Boys andamp; Girls Club. Tickets to the event will be $65 per person in advance, $75 at the door. Tickets can also be purchased online at http://tahoe.activitytickets.com/activity/60. Call 775-886-6889 for info.