Holiday Bites & Delights in Reno Tahoe
There’s no better souvenir than a seasonal sweet or savory treat. Listen to your taste buds and check out these holiday bites and delights while visiting Reno Tahoe.
As their motto states, you’re sure to “eat. drink. be happy” while visiting Homage in downtown Reno. Try a different holiday cookie every day during their 25 Days of Cookies before Christmas, or treat yourself to their array of quiches, coffee cakes, tarts and more. One thing is for sure, you’ll never leave Homage with an empty stomach!
While in downtown Reno, visit Liberty Food & Wine Exchange, the new artisan eatery and wine bar by Chef Mark Estee. Upon entering, you’ll be greeted by their marketplace, where you can get customized gift baskets packed with house-made and artisan items, including cheeses, meats, pastas and more. Stay and grab a bite to eat from their special winter menu featuring fresh, local and seasonal items sourced by northern Nevada farmers and ranchers.
In a mood for all things delicious? Head to Rounds Bakery, Reno’s original bagel shop, offering made-from-scratch donuts, muffins and other baked goodies. Have happier holidays with their famous bagel stuffing, challah dinner rolls, Christmas-themed donuts, and so much more.
Both of Napa Sonoma Grocery Company’s Reno locations are offering special Christmas gift baskets featuring wines and a variety of salty, sweet and savory snacks. Their variety of specialty baskets are the perfect holiday gift, with shipping and delivery options. After shopping, head into the restaurant area and warm up your taste buds with their Thursday night slow-roasted prime rib, or do a wine tasting featuring bottles from around the globe.
Looking for a small-batch, family-owned bakery serving seasonal delights for the holidays? Head to Sparks for high-quality pastries, desserts and breads. This season, Lavender Box Bakery offers Christmas cookie decorating classes for both youngsters and older children. Be sure to check out a local favorite, the peanut butter chip brookie (a mix of a brownie and cookie.)