Dining scene: Great food, fantastic Truckee Tahoe causes
Be sure to stop by The Pour House this Truckee Thursday! The Pour Houseandamp;#8217;s July 28 Wine Tasting will feature Shelley Fadness pouring some fabulous wines from Washington State. The wine tasting will be held 5-7 p.m. at The Pour House, located at 10075 Jibboom St. The $5 cover charge will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County and North Lake Tahoe. For more information, contact Dean or Christa at 530-550-9664.
Come out to Cottonwood Restaurant in Truckee, Sunday, July 31 and enjoy a delicious three-course dinner and entertainment while supporting Disabled Sports USA Far West. The cost of the dinner is $40 and includes tax and gratuity. You will be served a delicious Caesar salad, your choice of one of three entres and a dessert. Entertainment will be provided by members of the highly acclaimed band andamp;#8220;Still Timeandamp;#8221; out of San Luis Obispo. Donandamp;#8217;t miss this opportunity to enjoy great food, music and a gathering of friends of Disabled Sports USA Far West. For tickets and information visit http://www.dsusafw.org/special.shtml or call 530-581-4161. After Friday, July 29 call Cottonwood directly at 530-587-5711. A portion of the proceeds from this dinner will support Disabled Sports USA Far West.
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 on the 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, including a three-night stay in Waikiki, 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. Local restaurants such as BITE, The Big Water Grille and Soule Domain will also be on hand. 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.
Resort at Squaw Creekandamp;#8217;s andamp;#8220;Three-Course Thursdays,andamp;#8221; featuring three-course gourmet dinners with a new menu every week, have returned to Six Peaks Grille, featuring a three-course prix-fixe menu, through Sept. 8, 5-8 p.m., for $36, excluding tax and gratuity. Wine specials are also available.Six Peaks Grilleandamp;#8217;s Chef de Cuisine Chad Shrewsbury, who has been featured in Food Arts, Culinary Trends and Entre magazines utilizes farm fresh and organic ingredients sourced from California to create innovative dishes. Resort at Squaw Creek donates $2 from each andamp;#8220;Three-Course Thursdaysandamp;#8221; dinner to the Tahoe Forest Cancer Center in Truckee.For reservations or more information call 530-581-6621. Visit http://www.visitsquawcreek.com.
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort and Spa takes drive-through service to a new level this summer. Featuring cuisine from the resortandamp;#8217;s gourmet market, Tahoe Provisions, TP-to-Go now offers popular menu items for a quick and convenient curbside pick-up. Ideal for a summer picnic, day at the beach, or quick family dinner fix, Incline Village residents and visitors may place call-in orders for seamless pick up of freshly prepared seasonal salads, sandwiches, bakery items, and beverages. Menu highlights include: Bottled beverages, house-made pastries, fresh salads, sandwiches and grilled-to-order panini. Boxed lunches including fruit and drink are also available.Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoeandamp;#8217;s TP-to-Go service is available 7 a.m.-7 p.m. For orders for nine or fewer will be ready for pick-up in under 30 minutes. For a party of 10 or more, the resort requests a 24-hour notice. Call 775-832-1234, ext. 4305. Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe, 111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village.