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Victorian Christmas

Nevada City Victorian Christmas is always a great way to ring in the holidays. The event continues the following two Wednesdays, December 10th and 17th (5-9pm) and two Sundays, December 14th and 21st (1:30-6pm).  A fun festive celebration…
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Crazy Outside Inn Blog Giveaway

The Outside Inn's blog is excited to share the end of the year crazy giveaway.  All year long I showcase, spotlight and share exciting things to do in Nevada City and Grass Valley.  Two years ago a little end of year basket came to life…
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All Things Pumpkin

It's pumpkin time!  With Halloween this week I've been thinking about all things pumpkin.  I did a little research and have a few local suggestions to help you into the spirit.  Stop by Treats in downtown Nevada City and sample their…
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Nourish

Nourish opened its doors earlier this summer on Union Street in downtown Nevada City (next door to Nevada City Eats and the Nevada City Chamber).  The cafe offers fresh organic juices, smoothies, plus salads, sandwiches, paninis and Nourish…
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Nevada City Uncorked

Uncorked, the Nevada City wine and food experience, took place today throughout downtown.  Forty different businesses participated in the fourth annual event, with local Foothill wines and samples from a variety of restaurants.  The event…
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Farm to Table Dinner

Nevada City Farm to Table dinner, transforming Commercial Street in downtown into a farm to fork foodie experience. The second annual event was designed to "show people what a town square feeling looks like," says organizer Reinette Senum.…
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Three Forks Bakery and Brewery

Three Forks Bakery and Brewery in downtown Nevada City will be opening their doors in mid-August, mark your calendars for their grand opening on August 15th.  The bakery and brewery, owned and run by Dave Cowie (the Brewer) and Shana Maziarz…
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Treats Sundaes

Treats, 110 York Street in Nevada City is well-known for their ice cream, sorbet and sweet treats, but today they've just launched a new product, Sundaes to Go.  Each week there will a new special pre-packaged with a scoop of ice cream, plus…
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InnSide Nevada City Photography at Matteo’s

Photos from the Outside Inn's blog, InnSide Nevada City, are currently on display on the walls of the Matteo's, a downtown Nevada City restaurant.  We all know I take a lot of photos, but this is a big leap of faith for me to print them…
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Jernigans Grill

Jernigan's Grill and Tap House offers 13 different craft beers on tap, including root beer.  Located at 123 Argall Street next to Gold Country Kuk Swool Won and Real Wheels, the restaurant is open 7 days a week starting at 11:30am.  Wednesday…
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Polly’s Paladar

Polly's Paladar, Nevada City's Supper Club, brings amazing guests chefs  and a different theme every month to downtown Nevada City.  Run by Megan McCollam, she opened the doors in January, 2012 and has since orchestrated events with cuisine…
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Ike’s Quarter Cafe

Ike's Quarter Cafe in the spring time is one of those magical places where you just have to sit outside under the Cherry tree and experience.  The Louisiana cuisine restaurant has been "Keepin it Creole" since 2001 and serving up breakfast…
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National Bar

Looking for a picturesque spot to have a drink in Nevada City?  Check out the veranda at the National Hotel.  The historic bar is a part of the oldest running hotel in California.  While we obviously think you should come stay at the Outside…
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Sushi in the Raw

Sushi in the Raw on Spring Street in Nevada City is a great place to treat yourself to an intimate and delicious dinner.  My advice, ask your server to pick his/her favorite dishes, and then just sit back and enjoy the dining experience.  I…
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Briar Patch Co-op Cooking Classes

Briar Patch Co-op Community Kitchen took over In the Kitchen's commercial kitchen last year and this evening I had the opportunity to take a cheesemaking class from Mielle Rose.  I mean who can turn down an evening dedicated to sampling fresh…
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Things to Do and Winter Specials

Time to plan your winter escape to Nevada City, so I've put together a few itineraries to help you with your trip planning, and make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom for the limited time offer Outside Inn winter special promotion. Couples…
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Treats Wild Flavors Ice Cream

Treats of Nevada City is getting into the spirit of things for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival by introducing a special "Wild Flavors" series of ice cream.  Using local native plants they will have bay leaf, douglas fir and yerba santa…
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Why I love Nevada City

Happy New Year!  I love our community and have put together a list of a few of the reasons why I love Nevada City. Community: I love the small town vibe of our community, whether it's people helping others in need, small town businesses…
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Epic Outside Inn Blog Giveaway

Are you ready for the Epic Outside Inn blog giveaway worth over a $1000?  Last year I had an Ultimate Nevada City giveaway (read the comments if you need a reminder why Nevada City is a great place), and this year my end of the year blog…
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Nevada City Eats

Nevada City Eats opened their doors this morning at 6am.  If you're looking for a quick bite to eat in downtown Nevada City stop by the new restaurant, they're featuring breakfast burritos, biscuits and gravy, Peet's Coffee and fresh muffins…
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Uncorked

Uncorked, local wine, beer and food tasting event in downtown Nevada City, organized by the Nevada City Chamber and the Sierra Vintners.  Tasting spots were set up around town from locations ranging from Emma Nevada House to the Stonehouse…