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Foodie news | Pizza fundraiser, olive oil experts and wishing for a winter storm warning

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Editorandamp;#8217;s note: E-mail your dining news to aedgett@sierrasun.com, subject: Dining news. Recipes, kitchen tips, gluten-free news, events all welcome. Attach images as high-resolution jpegs with identification, description and photo credit.Family Pizza Night School FundraiserTake the family for an all-you-can-eat pizza and salad buffet, benefiting the Kings Beach Parents Co-Op at Tomaatoandamp;#8217;s Restaurant, 120 Country Club, Incline Village, Nev., Jan. 11, 5 p.m. All proceeds will be donated to the Co-Op. Cost is $15 adults, $10 5 to 12-year-olds and free under 5-years-old. E-mail lorelei@kingsbeachparentscoop.org or call 530-546-7519 for information.The Kings Beach Parents Co-Op is a nonprofit school for children from preschool through fifth grade. The Co-Op educates children in a nurturing and sensory-rich environment, driven by licensed teachers and a dedicated network of parents. Film Viewing andamp; Discussionandamp;#8220;Nourish: Whatandamp;#8217;s the Story of Your Food?andamp;#8221;Slow Food Lake Tahoe in partnership with the Associated Students of Sierra College is hosting a film viewing and discussion of andamp;#8220;Nourish: Whatandamp;#8217;s the Story of Your Food?andamp;#8221; Tuesday, Jan. 17, 6-8 p.m. at the Sierra College Tahoe-Truckee Campus. Cost is suggested donation of $5.By providing a big-picture view, andamp;#8216;Nourishandamp;#8217; reveals the many ways that food connects to the environment, our health, and our communities. Most importantly, andamp;#8220;Nourishandamp;#8221; offers specific steps that individuals and groups can take to create a sustainable food future.”Join the short-film viewing and a lively discussion. To find out more about Slow Food Lake Tahoe visit slowfoodlaketahoe.org or search Slow Food Lake Tahoe on Facebook. Visit nourish.org to learn more about the film.Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser The West Shore Caf andamp; Inn invites all to the Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 11, 6-8 p.m. As part of a full week of Lake Tahoe Olympic Heritage celebrations, the Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser contributes to the preservation of the Nordic trails built and designated for the eighth Winter Olympic Nordic events held at what is now the Ed Zandamp;#8217;Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park near Homewood and Homewoodandamp;#8217;s West Shore Caf andamp; Inn. The Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser will host a meet-and-greet with past winter Olympic athletes, live local music, ski and historic 1960 Olympic memorabilia, and a silent auction. Special presenters, including renowned author and Tahoe historian David Antonucci and members of the North Lake Tahoe Historical Societyandamp;#8217;s Gatekeeperandamp;#8217;s Museum will offer fascinating insight about the Lake Tahoe region and its Olympic roots. The West Shore Caf andamp; Inn will offer guests favorite hors dandamp;#8217;oeuvres from its new winter menu, as well as a no-host bar. Tickets to the Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Advance ticket purchase is available at West Shore Sports in Homewood; Granlibakken Resort, North Lake Tahoe Visitor Center, or the Gatekeepers Museum (all located in Tahoe City). Tickets may also be purchased in advance online by visiting AIYEvents.com.For additional information, please visit WestShoreCafe.com, call 530-525-5200 or contact the Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser organizers at 530-583-3074.Olive oil tastingCooks, foodies, scientists and community members will sample mild, medium and robust olive oils during an informed olive oil tasting at Cedar House Sport Hotel in Truckee on Sunday, Jan. 22, 5-7 p.m., (doors open/cash bar at 4:30 p.m., Cedar House Sport Hotel, 10918 Brockway Road in Truckee. Cost is $18 includes admission, defects tasting wheel ($17.50 value), tastings and presentations. For tickets visit http://www.nicolecheslock.com. Advance purchase highly recommended. Call 530-548-5010 Participants will smell, taste, discuss and compare a variety of olive oils as well as hear presentations by Dewey Lucero of Lucero Olive Oil and experts from the UC Davis Olive Center tasting panel at Olive Oils Explored.Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser The West Shore Caf andamp; Inn invites all to the Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 11, 6-8 p.m. As part of a full week of Lake Tahoe Olympic Heritage celebrations, the Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser contributes to the preservation of the Nordic trails built and designated for the eighth Winter Olympic Nordic events held at what is now the Ed Zandamp;#8217;Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park near Homewood and Homewoodandamp;#8217;s West Shore Caf andamp; Inn. The Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser will host a meet-and-greet with past winter Olympic athletes, live local music, ski and historic 1960 Olympic memorabilia, and a silent auction. Special presenters, including renowned author and Tahoe historian David Antonucci and members of the North Lake Tahoe Historical Societyandamp;#8217;s Gatekeeperandamp;#8217;s Museum will offer fascinating insight about the Lake Tahoe region and its Olympic roots. The West Shore Caf andamp; Inn will offer guests favorite hors dandamp;#8217;oeuvres from its new winter menu, as well as a no-host bar. Tickets to the Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Advance ticket purchase is available at West Shore Sports in Homewood; Granlibakken Resort, North Lake Tahoe Visitor Center, or the Gatekeepers Museum (all located in Tahoe City). Tickets may also be purchased in advance online by visiting AIYEvents.com.For additional information, please visit WestShoreCafe.com, call 530-525-5200 or contact the Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser organizers at 530-583-3074.