Hyatt’s signature restaurant pairs inviting lakefront location with delectable menu   Ah, the age-old-view-versus-food-quality conundrum. Seems so often diners must sacrifice one for the other. Fret not, though: The North Shore’s Lone Eagle Grille has figured out how to do both well, in a big way. ...

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...

  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...

  NORTH SHORE SUKO YAMA SUSHI 1850 Village South Rd. #52 Olympic Valley, CA (530) 584-0110 www.squawalpine.com Vanessa and Richard Fielder, who own Tahoe City Sushi, took over the space vacated by Mamasake in the Village at Squaw Valley. In addition to rolls like Solomon’s Tsunami—spicy tuna and shrimp tempura wrapped with...