TRIO Wine Bar & Bistro Reopens
Housed in the historic Kruger-White house in Brickelltown, TRIO Wine Bar & Bistro has reopened under new management. Open daily from 4 p.m. to midnight, the bistro offers over 30 wines by the glass priced from $4 to $14, draft beers and a full menu served until 11 p.m. In addition to the glass list, guests can choose from 10 tasting flights, or create their own. The menu combines diverse flavors with dishes ranging from spring rolls to lamb lollipops, grilled gruyere sandwiches and a selection of small plates. TRIO is located at 10292 Old Donner Pass Road just east of the roundabout. For more information or to make reservations call 530-582-2323.

Cal Neva Offers Lake-view Dining Specials
Stop into the Cal Neva Sunday through Thursday for a home-style dinner from 5 to 6 p.m. for only $9.95. Saturday nights enjoy a 12 oz. prime rib served with baked potato, vegetable and salad or soup for only $23.95. In addition, visit the Circle Bar for nightly happy hour specials from 5 to 7 p.m. and again from 8 to 10 p.m. For more information call 775-882-4000. The Cal Neva Resort is located at 2 Stateline Rd, Crystal Bay, NV.

Drive and Dine at Northstar
After taking in 18 holes at the golf course at Northstar, enjoy dinner at Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar or Baxter’s Bistro & Lounge in the Village. Northstar is offering ‘Drive & Dine Specials’ for $75-$95 which includes green fees and a $25 dining voucher. Advanced tee times are required. For more information call 530-562-1010 or visit


Veggie Garden Tour
Slow Food Lake Tahoe will be holding a tour of Truckee Vegetable Gardens on Sunday, August 30, from 1 to 4 pm. Tour three vegetable gardens (two of which also keep chickens), venture on to the Shaw Family Farm, and end at a fourth garden where refreshments will be served. For a full schedule and more information visit

Autumn Food & Wine Festival
Head to the Village at Northstar September 11-13 for the 24th annual Autumn Food & Wine Festival – a fundraiser for the Community Fund of North Lake Tahoe. The event begins Friday at noon with the 6th annual Grape Stomp and Baxter’s Bistro Vineyard Luncheon. Friday, Saturday and Sunday offer free events and paid classes, chef demonstrations, wine tastings, luncheons, seminars and the exciting Blazing Pans competition. For full event details call 877-949-3296 or visit   


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