from A Cook’s California – compiled after a $100 soup lunch flight to Truckee airport, and short taxi ride to town. Karen and her husband fly around California and the west coast in their Bonanza, “researching” food destinations for her blog. Karen isn’t a pilot but she is an adventuresome passenger and a great cook.
The Town of Truckee
Truckee is a favorite stop of mine in the Sierra because you can eat well in town. Moody’s Bistro and Lounge in the Historic Truckee Hotel relies on locally-sourced ingredients for well-executed seasonal cuisine. Talk to them about what jazz act will be appearing next on their live-music stage. In the mood for a high level Pan-Asian cuisine? Try chef-owned Dragonfly Restaurant. Or for classic dishes and wood-fired pizzas step into Pacific Crest Grill adjoining the Bar of America.
Chef Melinda Dorn and Christen Horner, Assistant General Manager at the Pacific Crest Grill, provided the recipe for Bacon-potato soup that warmed us on a recent chilly spring day more…