Bite Into Authentic Chicago

February 11, 2018 Kyle Young

Taste of Chicago at the corner of First and Lake streets in downtown Reno provides everything I want from a diner and sports bar. Owner Steve Peto manned the bar when I sat down to […]


DOOMED to Eat Well

February 3, 2018 Kyle Young

Downtown Reno’s Shawarmageddon brings the metal, the spit, and the flavor. The restaurant offers eastern Mediterranean food and an aesthetic metal-heads will especially appreciate. Shawarma refers to meat that is placed on a rotating spit. […]

Tortas Ebenezer.

Drive-Through to Paradise

January 27, 2018 Kyle Young

Tortas Ebenezer has the best sandwich you never knew you needed. Tortas of the Mexican variety are sandwiches made with bolillos, soft bread rolls, and fillings of many varieties. I spoke with Selene Arista, who […]


Bertsolaritza Comes to Reno

January 25, 2018 Kyle Young

Maialen Lujanbio Zugasti, 2017’s National Bertsolaris Champion, and Miren Artetxe Sarasola, bertsolari and researcher at the University of the Basque Country, come to the University of Nevada, Reno on Friday, Jan. 26. At noon Friday, […]


Boba Fett’s Favorite New Drink Spot

January 19, 2018 Kyle Young

Bubble Tea Station Café brings caffeine, flavor, and fun to East Prater Way next to Hiroba Sushi in Sparks. Bubble tea, Taiwanese in origin, is a tea-based drink with either milk or fruit. The “bubble” […]

Kyle Young and a posse of pals solved the mystery on their Puzzle Room Reno debut.

Reno’s Problem Solving Revolution

January 16, 2018 Kyle Young

Puzzle Room Reno is the latest “escape room” experience to delight young and old alike in Reno. For the uninitiated, escape rooms allow participants to pit their wits against a series of clues in a […]