How do you know it’s the Holidays?

The first major clue is the aroma of our warming Glühwein. The smell of cinnamon, cloves and oranges with its deep, fruity fragrance permeates throughout our entire café. Another hint is the decorations not just lining Ski Run Boulevard but also our patrons AND our restaurant. The part that really warms our hearts is that… Read more »

Femenino – Grounds For Change

Over the last decade, coffee has gone through a major revolution. Instead of just “something” you drink at a greasy spoon, it has elevated to the “star” of the morning. You now can train your palate for coffee just like wine. And since our partner Alpen Sierra Coffee is local, we thought why not venture down… Read more »

Why Nitro?

Have you ever had a beer that left you feeling like a balloon? Frustrating, right? There’s nothing worse than being bloated or sluggish after a pint. One way to combat that feeling is to get yourself a beer on Nitro. Besides that smooth silky flavor reminiscent of a Guinness, it also makes sure you aren’t… Read more »

Shark… it’s what’s for dinner in Tahoe

When you hear the word “Shark”, the first thing that comes to our mind is the movie Jaws and the legendary quote: “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” But what about eating it? Well, since we’re all about sustainability and conservation, our newest menu item for kids is… Shark! Whoa, whoa, whoa… aren’t Sharks endangered?… Read more »

Local Tahoe Beer – Now on Tap!

Here at Blue Angel Café, we’re “glass half-full” kind of people. The idea behind the English Idiom is that two people can look at the same glass and see completely different things. The optimist sees only the drink that is still there while the pessimist, only the drink that is gone. We feel as though… Read more »

Fall is the time to save money!

It’s crazy to think… just a year ago we were closed for our re-model. To celebrate staying open during this year’s shoulder season, we decided to express our thanks & pair up some amazing discounts with our Happy Hour. Amazing Shoulder Season Discounts good thru December 15th If you’re in South Lake Tahoe & looking… Read more »

Eating Color

“Eating Color” – How color can change the way it tastes

There’s a reason why they call cooking “the culinary arts”. It’s a form of expression. The primary focus typically is the taste, but ALL five senses are critical to make a dish exceptional. For this week’s blog post, we decided to focus on presentation. Specifically, how does color affect the way a meal tastes? Eating… Read more »

Introducing our newest Blue Angel Cafe Video

With a nip in the air and fall in full swing, we’re excited to release our latest video! On a perfect summer’s afternoon, we invited a few of our friends over to Blue Angel Café & Catering Company to help us film. We’re all about supporting local businesses and any time we want to create… Read more »

How To Make The Most Out Of Your Cookbook Collection

Food is our passion and delighting our customers is our calling. But, our story doesn’t start in South Lake Tahoe but instead deep in Europe. Uni, one of our original partners, was studying to be a chef at an art school in Tuscany. It was a time for her to experiment with food and sprout… Read more »

Blue Angel Cafe Secret Menu Hack – Curried Chicken Wrap

After a tough day of work or a long adventure on the slopes & trails, you need something that makes you feel special. You can of course go the classic route and get a nice cold beer or a glass of wine but what if you wanted something different? What if you wanted to feel… Read more »