*Blog post was adapted from this post on Visit Truckee.
Calling all foodies! Craving culinary adventures that go beyond the slopes this winter? Truckee's restaurant scene is hotter than a mug of après-ski hot cocoa, brimming with exciting new additions that tantalize every taste bud. From globally inspired pop-ups to elevated comfort food and authentic Japanese ramen, get ready to embark on a delicious journey through the latest Truckee restaurants.
It's time to ditch the boring burger routine and discover some hidden gems. With our guide, you'll find the perfect spot to warm up, refuel and savor unforgettable flavors, all while experiencing the unique charm of Truckee. Buckle up and get ready to explore these new Truckee restaurants – your taste buds will thank you!
New Truckee Restaurants: A Winter Foodie Guide
Indulge in Elevated Comfort Food at Stella
Stella at Gravity Haus Sports Hotel revamps its menu with locally sourced California ingredients. Chef Jesse Frate's creations, cooked in a wood-burning oven, offer campfire comfort with an elevated twist. Savor sustainable seafood like line-caught California Himachi or indulge in wood-fire braised short ribs glazed with tamarind guajillo pepper.
Experience Global Flavors with Mountain Lotus Provisions
Every Monday, embark on a culinary adventure with Mountain Lotus Provisions' vegan takeout. Chef Raymond Applegate draws inspiration from the Pacific Rim's "Blue Zones," offering unique dishes like Macau stir-fry or Vietnamese curries. And, if you visit them at the cafe, they even have beer on tap and local wines.
Savor Fresh Sushi at Cloud Sushi's Pop-Up
On Wednesdays, Cloud Sushi opens its doors for takeout, offering an array of fresh, high-quality sushi and Japanese cuisine. Chef Josh Brown uses local fish whenever possible, ensuring the freshest flavors. Choose from an assortment of rolls, sashimi plates, and even plant-based options.
Step into a Parisian Escape at Tangerine Bistro
Downtown Truckee welcomes Tangerine Bistro, a classic French bistro reminiscent of bustling metropolises. Indulge in traditional dishes with a Truckee twist, like duck foie gras pâté with blackberry jam or pork shoulder served with tarbais beans. Savor a 24 oz côte de bœuf steak frites for a truly decadent experience.
Discover Authentic Japanese Soul Food at Rakkan Ramen
Experience the rich flavors of Japanese soul food at Rakkan Ramen. Choose from five distinct ramen broths, including a 100% plant-based option, and customize your bowl with an array of toppings. Whether you're vegan or craving protein, Rakkan Ramen caters to every palate.
Après-Ski in Style at Vous at Northstar California Resort
Start your day with a Lavazza coffee creation at Vous, Northstar's new cafe/bar. After conquering the slopes, unwind with a refreshing pint or a glass of wine in the vibrant and inclusive atmosphere. Vous is the perfect spot for both pre- and post-ski relaxation.
Warm Up with Hearty Fare at Wild Pine Kitchen
Located at the Northstar California Resort ice rink, Wild Pine Kitchen is a haven for hearty meals and shared plates. Savor rotisserie-cooked proteins and an extensive beverage selection featuring wine, beer, and signature cocktails. Don't miss the Smoky Chocolate cocktail, infused with Dos Hombres mezcal for a unique and delicious après-ski treat.
Ready to explore Winter Dining in Truckee?
This winter, Truckee's culinary scene is an avalanche of delicious possibilities, and this guide is just your first taste. From cozy bistros to après-ski havens and innovative pop-ups, the town offers something to tantalize every palate. So grab your friends and family, unleash your inner foodie, and embark on a delicious adventure through Truckee's newest dining gems. Remember, this is just the beginning – with its ever-evolving scene, Truckee promises countless more culinary discoveries waiting to be explored. Bon appétit!
The Best Après-Ski Attire for the New Truckee Restaurants
No matter which new Truckee Restaurant you choose to try out, you'll want to change from your ski kit into something comfortable to wear. Our Après Ski Fleece Sweatshirt says it all. A perfect fit that is soft and comfortable it is certain to add to your dining experience whether you are eating Ramen or wings.
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