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BYOB: Bring Your Own Box and Reduce Waste in Truckee

The Station takeout menu, reusable to-go box, and to-go drink The Station takeout menu, reusable to-go box, and to-go drink

BYOB: Bring Your Own Box and Reduce Waste in Truckee

The Station takeout menu, reusable to-go box, and to-go drink

There’s a big idea in this small mountain town that’s bringing local businesses and restaurant goers together to cut down on waste destined for landfills. It’s a program launched by Keep Truckee Green that replaces single-use takeout containers with reusable to-go boxes at several restaurants in Truckee.

We all know that single-use products generate tons of waste. There are plastic bags, utensils, paper napkins,

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Where Truckee Chefs Source Local Produce (and You Can Too) at Tahoe Food Hub

Where Truckee Chefs Source Local Produce (and You Can Too) at Tahoe Food Hub

Ever had a salad made with fresh vegetables picked the day before? Head to some of Truckee’s finest restaurants like Old Town Tap, Cottonwood, Stella at the Cedar House and The Station, to name a few, and you could have the opportunity to enjoy a meal prepared with produce picked within the last 12 hours. 

What’s the secret to area chefs sourcing the freshest,

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Truckee’s Thriving Craft Brewery & Distillery Scene

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Truckee’s Thriving Craft Brewery & Distillery Scene

Alibi Ale Works Truckee, California

Calling Truckee home has advantages in all the obvious senses — unfettered access to the mountains, jewel-toned alpine lakes straight out of a postcard, and world-class skiing in every direction. As a creative who has made Truckee my base camp for work and play, there’s no better source of inspiration than the alpenglow on the Sierra. But what good are endless daytime adventures without the local watering hole to dish out tall tales après?

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Dine or Stay at West Shore Café & Inn

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Dine or Stay at West Shore Café & Inn

West Shore Cafe Truckee Chamber Member

Dine or stay on the shores of Lake Tahoe at the West Shore Café & Inn. Experience the magic, breathtaking views, delicious seasonal California cuisine, live music, and outdoor dining. The West Shore Café & Inn boasts an elegant fine dining room with pier dining available during the summer, bar, and a great venue for hosting your special event.

West Shore Cafe Truckee Chamber Member

Gorgeous lodging units provide some of the nicest accommodations in the region offering four elegant mountain-inspired guest suites and two classic mountain-inspired guest rooms.

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TASTE OF TRUCKEE – MEET CHEF DAVID SMITH

TASTE OF TRUCKEE – MEET CHEF DAVID SMITH

Meet Chef David Smith of Tahoe Donner’s Alder Creek Cafe. Bringing 30 years of culinary experience, Smith oversees the menu selection and kitchen operations for the restaurant located in the Alder Creek Adventure Center at Tahoe Donner’s Cross Country Ski Center.

Originally from upstate New York, Smith worked under top chefs at Chambers Landing and The West Shore Café,

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