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November 2016 Newsletter

“True comfort food can wrap its arms around you and give you a great big hug.” – Jamie Oliver Greetings! Our biggest little high desert home offers a slew of opportunities for food lovers everywhere to delight their palettes. The oasis that is Reno’s culinary scene wouldn’t be possible without the hardworking, inspiring and talented…

Let us introduce ourselves

A stunning meal at SoDo Restaurant in Downtown Reno, Nevada A stunning meal at SoDo Restaurant in Downtown Reno, Nevada Let us introduce ourselves. Who are we? We are Reno Food Tours, and we love curating culinary experiences! Our Midtown and Downtown tours will be launching on August 17th; it’s been a long time coming! The past year has…

In Search of Winter Comforts

Hi!  What a winter this is turning out to be! If you’re in the Reno/Tahoe area, you know exactly what we’re talking about. If you aren’t lucky enough to call this place home, think more snow days than you know what to do with, white out storms perfect for cozy days next to the fire and picturesque…

In Between Meals: Best Parks in Reno

Whether you’re looking for a shady spot to enjoy a picnic, a patch of grass to soak in the sun, or a walking trail for strolling with your pup, Reno’s got a park for you. There are tons of wonderful natural spaces around the Biggest Little City, but here are a few of our favorite…

Fall Flavors Welcome Cooler Months

I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.“ Nathaniel Hawthorne, The American Notebooks Between Summer + Winter As is the way in many American cities, corn mazes are en route to grooming, pumpkin patches are picked and apple pies can be frequently found on most menus. In Reno, we too…

5 Summer Drinks in Reno Perfect for Beating the Heat

Today marks the first official day of Summer. Temperatures are rising and days are long, which means there’s plenty of time to get out there and enjoy some of Reno’s best cocktails. When we think of summer, we think fresh flavors, the occasional bubbles, and bright colors. We’re talking about the type of drinks that…

Artown Midtown Tour

Experience Midtown District like you haven’t seen before with a behind-the-scenes look at the diversity with our food offerings.  Taste your way through Midtown while learning about the cultural, historic and architectural interest from our culinary storytellers. EVENT DETAILS Date: July 16th 2016 Time: 11am- 2pm Ticket Price: $65 per person Start location: provided upon…

8 Things to Discover in Reno This Fall!

Reno Food Tours on the brand new Virginia bridge! #EatUpReno Thank you! It’s been a whirlwind of a month!  Our first month of Reno Food Tours has been nothing short of spectacular. Seriously. We’ve met so many interesting people, walked the streets of two of Reno’s raddest neighborhoods and have uncovered another layer of history…

7 Awesome Reno Craft Breweries to Check Out Today

It’s a great time for drinking beer in Reno, Nevada. Whether you’re looking for a funky Saison, a hoppy IPA or a malty stout there is a brewery for you. From Midtown to the Brewery District, you’ll find award-winning craft beers crafted by passionate people.     Photo Courtesy of Brewer’s Cabinet 1. Brewer’s Cabinet   Located in Midtown, The Brewer’s Cabinet serves creative beers and a full menu of food-friendly eats.  They’re also the brewers of the iconic Tahoe Beer. With the slogan “famous as the lake” Tahoe Beer has been around since 1862. The original company went out, but Brewer’s Cabinet bought the rights so they could bring the beer back to life. Three different types of Tahoe Beer are available: Tahoe Blonde, Tahoe Amber Ale, and Tahoe Pale Ale. Along with Tahoe Beer their taproom and restaurant…

10 Things To Do for Mother’s Day

The Mom Edition. Don’t be boring this Mother’s Day! Honor the women in your life with the most important job title in the world by doing it different. Sure, we love flowers + brunch just as much as your average Jane, but you can do better! Check out our list of 10 things to do with your mom in Northern Nevada this Mother’s Day below (which is May 14th – please plan accordingly). Take a Reno Food Tour. Seriously. There couldn’t be a more charming experience to share with the woman who brought you into this world. Nourish your bodies with the best in local food and take an adventure off the eaten path. Your mom will appreciate the experience and learn something new along the way. Can’t make it Mother’s Day weekend? We offer gift cards too! Ditch the bouquet…

Go Local + Gift Experiences

Smack dab in the middle of our downtown food tour is the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. Season’s Greetings! In the spirit of giving, we’ve curated our top five spots for your gift shopping this holiday season. As always, we strive to promote our community because this is the place we love the best. Opting to go local whenever possible strengthens both our economy and our character. Check out our picks below: Bad Apple Vntg: This cool MidTown boutique features hand picked vintage clothing, home decor and new fresh duds to keep the on trend loved one in your life in style. Sundance Bookstore and Music: The hippest cultural hub in our fair city has the perfect gift for anyone of any age. We love supporting independent bookstores and can always find the best reads and records at their California Avenue store. Check…

An Unconventional Reno Love Story

“She is a beacon of light and source of comfort to so many people, and she has always persevered.” Cierra Stempeck, Inez Stempeck’s granddaughter There is a running joke in Reno that everyone is connected in some way or another, a sort of small town fable that rings true to many in our city. But…

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