The Summer issue Social Scene spread includes photos from two events: the 64th Annual North Lake Tahoe Community Awards Ceremony at Granlibakken Resort and TQ’s Best of Tahoe issue release party at Tahoe University.     North Lake Tahoe Community Awards The North Lake Tahoe Resort Association awarded local business professionals across 11 categories at...

NORTH SHORE   CHRIS BANOVICH REMEMBERED Chef, ice-carver extraordinaire and Tahoe–Truckee local for nearly three decades, Chris “Bano” Banovich lost his fight with cancer in November. A native of Castro Valley and graduate of San Francisco Culinary Academy, Banovich owned North Tahoe Catering Company and Bano’s Iceworks, dazzling...

Walking Truckee’s downtown is a stroll through a century and a half of history. Rail tracks that pioneered transcontinental travel hem in the south side of the street; former Prohibition-era watering holes line the northern corridor; and a stagecoach stop punctuates the storied Commercial Row. Each...

  SOUTH SHORE   IZABELLA RISTORANTE ITALIANO 3967 Lake Tahoe Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, CA (530) 544-0400 www.izabellatahoe.com Brought to you by the owners of the long-running and popular Scusa, this contemporary Italian eatery a short stroll from Heavenly Village features dishes such as smoked gouda fried polenta with lemon butter, spicy marinara...