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Ike’s Quarter Cafe

Hungry?  Head to Ike's Quarter Cafe in downtown Nevada City.  Serving New Orleans style food made with local and organic ingredients.  When I stopped by the other week for a fabulous outdoor lunch the Farm Fresh board included shout outs…
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Wild and Scenic Art Exhibition

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival and the Nevada County Arts will be transforming Nevada City and Grass Valley into art galleries this weekend.  Sixty two different artists, including a number of local artists, will be showcasing their works…
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Best of Nevada City Restaurants

There are a lot of dining options in Nevada City, so here's a quick recap on some of the best options  in downtown Nevada City.  Below are a few photos, but here's a link to the Flickr album with even more photos, don't look if you're hungry. New…
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Emily’s Catering and Cakes

Looking for a location to host a company Christmas party?  Check out Emily's Catering & Cakes' new venue on Commercial Street.  The outdoor patio (which use to be part of Posh Nosh restaurant) is a great place for a get together.  The…
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Outside Inn Gift Giving Guides

Welcome to the last of the Outside Inn's gift giving guides.  If you're still looking for a gift for your loved ones here's a list of the past Friday's local shopping guides. Wine Lovers Gift Guide Holiday Gift Guide for Children Food Lovers…
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Local Roots Food Tour

The Gold Discovery Walking Food Tour by Local Roots Food Tours is a great way to explore downtown Nevada City.  The tour combines a combination of history, walking, architecture and fabulous food.  Sample menus from seven different downtown…
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Northridge Restaurant

Looking for casual, family friendly dining in Nevada City, check out the Northridge Restaurant at the top of Nevada Street.  While pizza is always our first choice, you can have a burger, fish 'n chips, salad or a sandwich.  Stop by to watch…
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Java John’s

The weather is finally cooling down in Nevada City and it's a perfect time to treat yourself to a hot chocolate, or two.  We stopped in Java John's on Broad Street on were greeted with smiles and warm wishes.  The child's size hot coco is…
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Pete’s Pizza

Looking for pizza by the slice in downtown Nevada City, stop by Pete's Pizza on Commercial Street.  Each slice is made to order.  Pete's Pizza uses a variety of fresh ingredients, including SunSmile Farms tomatoes and basil and Shaft blue…
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Lefty’s Grill

  Looking for a casual place to get a bite to eat in Nevada City, check out Lefty's Grill on Broad Street.  The restaurant is known for its burgers, pizza and relaxed atmosphere.  If you're looking to organize a small party, definitely…

Matteo’s Public

Looking for a fun place to catch up with friends in Nevada City?  Stop by Matteo's Public, open Tuesday through Sunday on the corner of North Pine and Commercial Street.  Check out the Matteo's events page on their webpage to see if it's…
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Elevensies Crepes

The hot dog stand on Broad Street across from the Nevada Theatre has been transformed into Elevensies Crepes.  Ariella Daly and Coly Richey are dishing out both sweet and savoury crepes Tuesday through Sunday 11am to 3:30 and soon to be open…
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Amigos & Co

Looking for a nice cool glass of Sangria in Nevada City?  Stop by Amigos & Co at the bottom of Broad Street and enjoy the outdoor patio by Deer Creek.  But make sure you're hungry because the portions are large and the service is fast.…
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Cafe Mekka

Looking for a cup of coffee in Nevada City?  While we don't have a Starbucks, there are a number of locally owned options within the downtown area.  Cafe Mekka on Commerical Street, next to the new Pete's Pizza, has a great ambiance.  Stop…
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New Moon Cafe

New Moon Cafe is rated as one of the best restaurants in the Sierra Foothills and there's a good reason for it.  For 13 years Peter Selaya and Buzz Crouch have combined their top notch skills (as head chef and maitre d) to provide fine dining…
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Grass Valley Grains

Grass Valley Grains is a local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) for grains.  Reed Hamilton's one man farming operation mills wheat, oats, rye, barley, dry beans, and flour corn.  His monthly pick-ups could include any flour, cornmeal,…
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Nevada City Classic Cafe

There are a lot of great places in Nevada City to eat, I’ve already blogged about South Pine Cafe and Ike’s, but this morning while out for an early breakfast out we stopped in at Nevada City Classic Cafe on Broad Street.  I tried…
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Ike’s Quarter Cafe

Ike’s Quarter Cafe is a place not to be missed in Nevada City.  The restaurant is known for its New Orleans style menu, and just about everything on the menu is mouth watering.  They’ve got vegan, vegetarian and gulten free options on…
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Broad Street Bistro

Nevada City has a number of great coffee shops within a small space.  At the top of the hill (and closest to the Outside Inn) is Broad Street Bistro.  The outdoor seating is a great place to sit and people watch.  Stop in for a yummy bagel…
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Cirino’s

If you ask the locals where to go to eat on a Wednesday or a Sunday they’re likely to suggest Cirino’s Italian pizza night with their authentic thin crust made to order pizzas.  While I stopped by Cirino’s on a quiet Tuesday night for…
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South Yuba Trail

Cookie and Kevin Gallegos recently stayed at the Outside Inn to celebrate their wedding anniversary.  While here in Nevada City they checked out the local scene, ate some delicious food at California Organics and South Pine Cafe.  But…