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Foodie news | What’s up around town dining announcements

Editorandamp;#8217;s note: Submit your dining news to aedgett@sierrasun.com, subject, dining. You may include health tips, events, gluten-free recipes, whatever fires you up. Please include the 5ws: who, what, when, where and contact information. Submissions printed news space permitting.Truckee ThursdaysNewly renovated Truckee Hotel hosts self guided tour, wine and musicThe Fourth of July celebration continues on Thursday, July 5, 5-7 p.m. with Truckee Hotel and Lorien Powerandamp;#8217;s Studio hosting complimentary self-guided tours, wine and music. The postcard picturesque Truckee Hotel, located at the east end of Commercial Row has been a historic Sierra Tahoe landmark since it opened its doors as the American House in 1873. While it has undergone a facelift here and there to keep it current with the times, the recent improvements have added first-rate amenities and service without detracting from its old world charm and affordable rates. This Thursday, meander up the original staircase and take a peek at the roomsandamp;#8217; fresh new look. The warm colors, cozy American classic decor and European ascents will make you want to put up your feet and stay awhile andamp;#8212; if there wasn’t so much to do right outside your door. Step in to The Parlor (Moodyandamp;#8217;s Bistro new private dining room) and envision the parties you will throw here. For a birds-eye view of all colorful Truckee town has to offer, go up to the Whitney Room with its expansive balcony. Great fun to be in this stylish sanctuary, right in the hub of it all. For more information contact the Truckee Hotel at 530-587-4444.Blackout BINGO nightTuesday, July 10, 9 p.m. (and the second Tuesday of each month) Red Lion Productions presents Blackout Bingo Night at Jakeandamp;#8217;s On The Lake featuring North Lake Tahoeandamp;#8217;s premier bingo caller, Rusty Reams, and surprise guest. Free to play, drink specials, prizes, and lots of silly fun. 21+ with identification. For more information call 530-583-0188 or visit http://www.jakestahoe.com. Jakeandamp;#8217;s On The Lake is located at 780 North Lake Blvd., inside Tahoe Cityandamp;#8217;s Boatworks Mall. Farm to Table Dinner eventat Commons BeachThe Tahoe City Downtown Association (TCDA) announced reservations are now open for the Farm to Table Dinner, July 10 at Commons Beach. Only a limited number of tickets are available.The Farm to Table Dinner offers a memorable lakeside dining experience prepared by four guest Chefs: Douglas Dale of Wolfdaleandamp;#8217;s, Scott Yorkey of Jakeandamp;#8217;s, Elsa Corrigan of Mamasake and Lee Kresy of Sunnyside. The event begins lakeside at 6 p.m. where guests are treated to passed hors dandamp;#8217;oeuvres and wine from the Foothill Wineries, followed by a four-course meal. The evening is rounded out with desserts by Allison Sayles of Sugar Pine Cakery and live music by George Souza.The Farm to Table Dinner is a fundraising event for TCDA and 100 percent of the proceeds go to costs associated with sustaining the Foothill Farmers Market. Tickets are $125 per person at http://www.visittahoecity.com. Tickets may also be purchased at Wolfdaleandamp;#8217;s in downtown Tahoe City or at Sugar Pine Cakery located in Lake Forest.Tahoe City Downtown Associationandamp;#8217;s mission is to enhance and promote a vibrant and prosperous commercial and social center for residents of and visitors to Tahoe City. The TCDA partners with the Tahoe City Public Utility District to ensure that key events and programs like Farmerandamp;#8217;s Market, Concerts at Commons Beach, and the Fourth of July Fireworks Show are sustainable and continue to enhance the quality of life in Tahoe City.Visit http://www.visittahoecity.org or andamp;#8216;likeandamp;#8217; the Tahoe City Downtown Associationandamp;#8217;s Facebook page.Stella andamp;#8212; Farmerandamp;#8217;s market eventsFarmerandamp;#8217;s markets are one of the best resources for chefs and foodies alike to purchase produce and artisan ingredients the season and community have to offer. If youandamp;#8217;ve ever felt overwhelmed by the selection and shear number of items available, youandamp;#8217;re not alone. To get the most out of a farmerandamp;#8217;s market, you must approach the selection process with an open mind, letting the ingredients dictate what you will be cooking, not a singular recipe. In this class, The Cedar House and Stella Restaurant Executive Chef Jacob Burton will lead a guided tour through the Truckee Farmerandamp;#8217;s Market, discussing strategies for picking the freshest produce at the peak of its season. Once the produce is selected, accompany Chef Jacob back to the Stella kitchen where youandamp;#8217;ll take part in designing and preparing a unique lunch menu, which you will then sit down and enjoy. July 17 and Aug. 21, 9 a.m., $85 per person plus tax, limited class size. Meet at Stella, visit Farmers Market. Return to Stella for group cooking class. Estimated finish time is 1 p.m. For reservations call 530-582-565 or visit http://www.cedarhousesporthotel.com.Mountain Area Preservationandamp;#8217;s25th Anniversary and Sierra Forage DinnerMountain Area Preservation will host its 4th annual Sierra Forage Dinner on Saturday, Aug. 4, 5:30-10 p.m. at Stella Restaurant at the Cedar House in Truckee. As part of their 25th anniversary celebration Mountain Area Preservation will feature a locally sourced farm-fresh meal served family style. There will be a no-host bar, live music, a silent auction and a live auction. Tickets are $125 each and all proceeds will help Mountain Area Preservation continue working to preserve the local environment and community character. To buy your tickets go to http://www.mapf.orgFor more information please contact Alexis at 530-582-6571 or email Alexis@mapf.org.Sugar Bowlandamp;#8217;s Lake Mary Cabin Dinner seriesreturns benefiting nonprofitsSugar Bowlandamp;#8217;s popular Lake Mary Cabin Dinner Series returns to Donner Summit featuring Chef Alan Davisandamp;#8217; French-inspired California cuisine, served in a stunning lakeside setting below a Palisades backdrop. Dining will be offered most Saturday and Sunday evenings July 22 through Sept. 16, with seating offered 5:30-9 p.m. In addition, each Sunday evening will showcase a different nonprofit partner from the Truckee/Tahoe community, with a portion of the eveningandamp;#8217;s proceeds benefiting their cause. This summerandamp;#8217;s Lake Mary Cabin Dinner Series dates, including special Sunday night nonprofit partner evenings:July 22, Benefiting Donner Summit Historical SocietyJuly 29, Benefiting Young LifeAug. 12, Benefiting Truckee Trails FoundationAug. 19, Benefiting the Tahoe Institute for Natural ScienceAug. 25, TBAAug. 26, Benefiting the Truckee Donner Land TrustSept. 2, Benefiting Donner Summit Area Association)Sept. 16, Benefiting the Tahoe Forest Health System FoundationEvery evening is open to the public and reservations are strongly recommended by calling 530-426-7002. Visit http://www.sugarbowl.com/lake-mary-dinners for more information.Resort at Squaw Creek offer Nine andamp; Dine golf and dinner dealWith the return of the andamp;#8220;Nine andamp; Dine,andamp;#8221; golfers once again have an affordable option to play nine holes on the scenic Squaw Valley-located golf course in late afternoon and follow the time on the links with a prix fixe three-course dinner in Six Peaks Grille at Resort at Squaw Creek in Olympic Valley. The andamp;#8220;Nine andamp; Dineandamp;#8221; is offered for $59 per person, inclusive of tax, but excluding a gratuity and is available Thursdays through summer and fall with a round of golf beginning 4-5:30 p.m. Dinner in Six Peaks Grille is served until 10 p.m.For andamp;#8220;Nine andamp; Dineandamp;#8221; reservations, call 530-581-6637. The offer is subject to availability, and may not be combined with any other offer.Lake Tahoeandamp;#8217;s West Shore Caf andamp; Inn offersdining cruises aboard Wild Goose IIExperience lakefront dining and Tahoe’s rich boating heritage in one package. Lake Tahoeandamp;#8217;s West Shore Caf andamp; Inn invites guests to experience the gilded era of Lake Tahoe aboard the Wild Goose II and a lakefront lunch or dinner at the caf. The new Wild Goose package includes a scenic cruise around Lake Tahoe with a stop at West Shore Caf andamp; Innandamp;#8217;s expansive, lakefront patio for lunch or dinner. The Wild Goose II is a celebrated 36-foot Grand Craft Woody hand-crafted of Tahitian mahogany replicating the original Wild Goose runabout which shuttled passengers to popular locations around Lake Tahoe circa 1920.Reserve a Wild Goose II cruise to the West Shore Caf andamp; Inn at WestShoreCafe.com or by calling 530-525-5200.


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