Northstar at Tahoe Easter Egg Hunt & Festivities

Easter at Northstar at Tahoe

Hop on over to Northstar at Tahoe for some Easter holiday fun! The Village at Northstar is the place to take the kids on an all-day scavenger hunt, check out the Jelly Bean Contest, participate in the Easter Egg Hunt in the Village, and get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. There will also be face painting, a Peeps Photo Contest, a parade, and live music on the Village Stage. On the Mountain, see if you can spot the Easter Bunny on the slopes, play Easter games at Mid-mountain, relax to live music on the Day Lodge Deck, or attend the interdenominational worship service at the top of the... Read more »

Best Truckee Restaurants 2012

Whether you are a long time local or just visiting, we know your are looking for the BEST places to eat! We have gathered together the best Truckee restaurants to make your search easy. Our Best Truckee Restaurant guide includes winners of Sierra Sun’s Best Of 2012 contest. Voted by locals who know! Get ready to “WOW” your palette at one of the many fine dining Truckee restaurants below! Locals and visitors alike rave about the delicious offerings that range from Old World Italian delights to Asian cuisine that will drive your taste buds wild. If you like contemporary American cuisine there... Read more »

Heavenly Resort Spring Loaded Fun!

Heavenly Spring Loaded is an annual 2-week event in South Lake Tahoe. This year’s calendar is chock full of fun for everyone. The Gunbarrel 25 is a unique ski/ride marathon where participants race to do 25 laps on Heavenly’s famous mogul run. Pond Skimming is always a blast with participants in wild costumes competing to see who can make it across Adventure Peak’s Lake at Heavenly without getting wet. Come to the Heavenly Ski Patrol Concert and Fundraiser, a community “thank you” party held on top of the parking garage in Heavenly Village. Unbuckle at Tamarack, Tahoe’s ultimate après... Read more »

Uncommon Kitchen

Uncommon Kitchen received the vote for Best Vegetarian/Natural Food 2012! If you are looking for the best organic food option in the area, Uncommon Kitchen offers a healthy dining experience. All items on the menu are made on-site with real ingredients. The menu features hearty salads, delicious soups, noodle bowls, gourmet sandwiches, and yummy sushi on nori maki rolls made with organic rice. Owners Doug and Dawn Baehr are committed to using organic produce and dairy products as well as natural meat products when at all possible. They believe that, “there is a need for wholesome ingredients... Read more »

Tacos Jalisco

Tacos Jalisco was voted Best Mexican Restaurant! A local favorite for many years, Tacos Jalisco serves up delicious and authentic Mexican fare. Sit down and enjoy light and crispy chips served with two salsas and a bean dip that all the customers rave about while waiting for your order. Fresh seafood is the specialty with fried fish, shrimp enchiladas, fish tacos, hearty clam chowder in a bread bowl, and so much more. Seafood cocktails are made with juicy and plump seafood in a very light and chilled tomato broth. Try the Seven Seas Soup with crab legs, or the Campechana with shrimp, oysters, and... Read more »


Coffeebar was voted Truckee’s Best Espresso and Coffee, placed in the top three for Best Ice Cream, and had two employees voted into the top three for Best Barista. Owners of this modern Italian-style coffee shop embrace sustainability practices. Their coffee is C1 organic grade, as well as most of the teas, and all of the delectable foods are bought locally when possible. The baristas can make you just about any coffee blend possible and create amazing specialty beverages that are truly a taste of Italy. Drink options expand to include smoothies and fresh juice, organic loose leaf teas,... Read more »

Drunken Monkey Sushi

Drunken Monkey Sushi tied for first for Best Sushi 2012 and placed in the top three for Best Asian Food! Relax in Drunken Monkeys unique lounge setting while enjoying Asian-style tapas and sushi, sake, beer and wine. The staff prides themselves on being punctual as well as knowledgeable about the food and beverages. You can choose to sit in the main dining area, the Sake bar, or Sushi bar. The omakase, or chef’s choice, always comes highly recommended. Chef Sam Okamoto is a veteran in the food industry who learned the art of sushi from his father, an acclaimed sushi chef in Kokura, Kyushu Japan. “We... Read more »