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TRUCKEE CRAW THAW MUSIC FESTIVAL APRIL 27-28

TRUCKEE CRAW THAW MUSIC FESTIVAL APRIL 27-28

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A FREE New Orleans-inspired spring event, the TRUCKEE CRAW THAW Music Festival will bring a diverse lineup of American roots-inspired musicians, cajun cuisine and family fun to historic downtown Truckee, California April 27 & 28, 2018. To learn more visit www.truckeecrawthaw.com. RSVP ticket provides free entry but does not guarantee entry at the time of arrival: first to arrive,

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Taste of Truckee – Chef Larry Abney of Red Truck

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Taste of Truckee – Chef Larry Abney of Red Truck

Red Truck Catering Truckee

The Chef:

Larry Abney grew up cooking alongside his mother in the kitchen, but he didn’t consider becoming a professional chef until after college.

“Growing up I worked on a ranch and we would all go to a nice restaurant with the owner. It was the nicest restaurant in town, an Italian place,” chef Abney said.

In the kitchen of the fanciest restaurant in his small hometown,

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Taste of Truckee: Morgan’s Lobster Shack

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Taste of Truckee: Morgan’s Lobster Shack

Morgan's Lobster Shack Lobster Roll

Morgan’s Lobster Shack

The Owners:

East Coasters rejoice upon entering Morgan’s Lobster Shack, where they can find a lobster roll
just like back home, right in downtown Truckee, California or in Reno, Nevada.
Shawn Whitney is the owner of Morgan’s and he says he does everything from washing the
dishes to helping with the menu.

“I’m the highest and the lowest man on the totem pole,” he laughed.

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Taste of Truckee: Chef William Burns

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Taste of Truckee: Chef William Burns

Chef William Burns Moody's Bistro

Moody’s Bistro Bar & Beats

Chef Will Burns brings magic to the menu at Moody’s Bistro, Bar & Beats with his classic French technique and ability to offer a bit of everything, satisfying anyone’s craving.

“I went to a French culinary school and come from a technical French background but the main thing for me is to use seasonal, fresh and organic foods as much as possible,” he said.

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Taste of Truckee: Chef Alex Downing

Taste of Truckee: Chef Alex Downing

Stella Pop-Up Dinners at the Cedar House Sport Hotel

Stella Pop-Up Dinners are a scene to behold – and taste – as some of North Lake Tahoe’s top chefs create one-of-a-kind presentations for one night only; save for a few recipes that have been repeated thanks to public demand.

On any given pop-up event Downing says the dishes are crafted with a global inspiration,

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Taste of Truckee: Chef Lew Orlady

Taste of Truckee: Chef Lew Orlady

The Lodge Restaurant & Pub in Tahoe Donner

At the kitchen’s helm of The Lodge Restaurant & Pub in Tahoe Donner, is chef Lew Orlady. Orlady helped open the restaurant 12 years ago and has been serving families delicious, sophisticated dishes in a laid-back atmosphere ever since.

If you asked him what he wanted to be growing up, he wouldn’t have said a chef;

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FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

Base Camp for a Big Brew

FiftyFifty Brewing Co. is a locally owned and operated craft brewpub. Customers will love the taste of internationally award-winning beer and a food menu that features sustainable and organic ingredients. Watch this video to learn how FiftyFifty Brewing Co. makes Truckee their base camp for a big brew.

Check out the full bar, beautiful patio, and warm friendly atmosphere. Lunch, dinner, and of course beer, served daily. Go to their website for live music and special events.

FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

Mi Pueblito Market Marinade Recipe

Mi Pueblito Market Marinade Recipe

The Mi Pueblito Market has become a community favorite in Truckee. Born and raised Truckee resident and Co-Owner Elda Nunez says they get customers that travel from out of town to visit the market for their butchered meats, authentic grocery store offerings, and delicious prepared from scratch fajita marinades. Here is their featured Chicken Fajita marinade that you can pick up from the market or try and make from home.

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Summer Watermelon Salad Recipe

Summer Watermelon Salad Recipe

Nothing quite satisfies the palette on a warm summer day like the taste of watermelon. Moody’s Bistro chef William Burns shares with us a delicious salad recipe that takes the experience of eating watermelon to the next level. In this recipe, Chef Burns combines delectable ingredients of pea shoots, pea pesto, Marcona almonds, feta, and mint.  Try this combination at home for a family and friends summer barbecue gathering.

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