Kalani’s in South Lake Tahoe warms winter with Hawaiian Island fare   Snowboards, surfboards, sushi. The Tahoe-Hawaii connection is a well-travelled one, and the shortest distance between the two happy places might be Kalani’s at Lake Tahoe, where waves of Pacific Rim flavors are served in an...

Classic Truckee diner is big on portions and people   The folks at JAX at the Tracks have figured out that mountains make us hungry. Really, really hungry, at all hours of the day. The classic American diner along an Old Town Truckee stretch of the Transcontinental...

With proprietors who take their craft seriously, this Truckee spot serves up quality plates Earnest. That might best describe the Truckee Tavern & Grill and its proprietors, Chris St. Martin and Ryan Dierks, who launched the Old Town restaurant specializing in wood-fired cuisine and crafty cocktails...