Soul Kitchen

Read about Tahoe Truckee’s local food culture, get a roundup review of local venues, catch a new recipe, and find out what’s in season.

Quick Bites: A Warm Winter Coffee Cake

Tahoe City’s Amanda Nguyen will appear on The Great American Baking Show. Have fun baking alongside Amanda on television with this spicy, fruity coffee cake recipe she shared with us.

Quick Bites: Sweet Memories

’Tis the season of togetherness, a time to celebrate family traditions, and make memories. What better place to share holiday customs than in the kitchen?

Tofu is Your Friend

Protein-rich tofu is plant based and made of soy beans. It can take on almost any flavor you could dream of seasoning it with — given the right preparation.

Quick Bites: Soup for Fall

With the leaves changing, it's time to pull out the puffy. You can think warm thoughts in the kitchen, too, with two recipes to warm your body and fill your kitchen with delicious scents.

Quick Bites: Raw, Wild, and Probiotic: Sauerkraut

By CRISTINA AFRICANO  |  Local Culture Live Ferments Sauerkraut is simple. All you need is cabbage and salt. The leaves of cabbage naturally carry lactobacillus...

Quick Bites: Dehydrated Camp Foods

Truckee resident and passionate backpacker Robert Gray has figured out how to maximize his camping experience when it comes to food. His secret? Dehydrating his foods for long backpacking trips.

Tune Out and Tune In


Tea is rich in health benefits. It’s lightly caffeinated, uplifting to the mood, heart healthy, and rich in antioxidants, particularly l-theanine. Ellen Tobben brings tea ceremonies to the people through her new business IntentionaliTea.

Slow Food Lake Tahoe’s Demonstration Garden

Over the summer, Slow Food Lake Tahoe will offer Wednesday workshops, Harvest Mondays, Work Wednesdays, and Community Dig-In Days on the third Saturday of each month

Quick Bites: Fried Fourth

Sizzlin’ fried pickles and sweet, spicy strawberry wings, oh my!

Pack a Picnic

Burritos and sandwiches — hence the burrandwhich — are proven to be by far the best hike, bike, and beach friendly portable foods by Tahoe experts everywhere, or maybe just by Moonshine staffers. In any case, we’ve created a handy list of the best places to grab ’em and go.