Composition Cafe Celebrates Crawfish Season, Mardi Gras Style!

Mar 8th, 2013 |
By Clint Jolly

Our friends over at Composition Cafe are at it again with March’s Themed Thursday event. This month they are hosting a Mardi Gras styled party to celebrate an early arrival of crawfish! The mild fall and winter in the south means that crawfish are being harvested a month or so early this year. To us, that means we get to

Campo Beer Pairing Dinner in February

Jan 30th, 2013 |
By Clint Jolly

Locally and nationally, craft beer is gaining more momentum year after year. The subtle nuances of flavor and aroma can be paired with foods just as many chefs do with wine. I expect that we will be seeing a lot more of these events in Reno this year, at least I hope we do! Campo is hosting their first (I

Constellation Wine Dinner at Composition Café

Jan 30th, 2013 |
By Clint Jolly

Here’s some new foodie news for you- Chef Elliot Baldridge has moved from SoDo to Composition Café recently. He told me over casual conversation that he was looking for a new opportunity to expand his culinary career and work in an exciting environment. With all of the events scheduled for the year at the museum it’s looking like he will

Culinary Artistry Meets Performance Art

Jan 11th, 2013 |
By Clint Jolly

Reno’s premier art event venue has a new monthly series of must attend events for food and art lovers alike. Themed Thursdays will marry the performance arts with culinary arts on the third Thursday of each month throughout the year. We have talked about Composition Café in the past. The last six months have gone well and it’s time for

Composition Café opens at Nevada Museum of Art

Jun 30th, 2012 |
By Clint Jolly

Your plans for next weekend should include a stop by one of downtown’s newest eateries. Chef BJ Mueller of Cutting Edge Catering and The Saucewagon has a new home base in the Nevada Museum of Art. Composition Café is open now for lunch Wednesday through Sunday. But the big news is their evening hours launching next week. Tapas and Wine


Jun 3rd, 2012 |
By Clint Jolly

Ever hear of a Cash Mob? All across the country in cities large and small there are grass roots campaigns to support small local businesses called Cash Mobs. The concept is simple. Invite any and all to visit a locally owned business and spend a bit of cash. That’s it. Hear about it, tell your friends, act on it and

Culinary Concert and Epicurean Duel

Apr 12th, 2012 |
By Clint Jolly

A little bit of late notice but there is a super cool event happening next week!!!! Chef Mark Estee of Campo and Chef Xavier Leveau of the Siena will  be dueling in the kitchen on Friday, April 20th in a benefit for the Nevada Opera. You’ll also see Ivan Fontana of Midtown Eats and David Serna of Reno Public House

Food Truck Friday Follow Up

Apr 7th, 2012 |
By Clint Jolly

Last night marked a turning point in Reno’s food culture. It was a night where competitors got together and created a synergy of brands that earned an amazing turnout for a kick off event. It proved that there is power in smart collaborations and that Reno will come out to support something different, fun and family oriented in the foodservice

A “Food Walk” comes to Reno!!!

Apr 5th, 2012 |
By Clint Jolly

I was lucky enough to get an invite to sit in on a meeting with the Riverwalk Merchants Association as they planned the launch of their Dining District spin off. You all know how much I love seeing food bring people together and our fair city is finally embracing this on a business level. The group will be hosting what

Reno Mardi Gras 2012

Mar 6th, 2012 |
By Clint Jolly

I had the pleasure of wine-ing and dining with Reno’s best at the Reno Rotary Club’s annual Mardi Gras event this year. Over the years I’ve been to many of these types of food and wine events, sometimes as an attendee, sometimes as a vendor and even a few times as a judge. This year I had the pleasure of