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Tahoe Eats: Basecamp Pizza

I’m a huge fan of pizza. I consider it to be a hangover cure (or prevention tool). It’s a great happy hour food. Lovely for a movie or game night. And it has cheese. I’m a huge fan of cheese. I’m pretty sure I could become a vegan if I didn’t have to give up cheese to be successful in the lifestyle.

I’m also a huge fan of the Hunger Games. I’ll spare you the bad joke about being incredibly hungry after watching the intense movie starring Jennifer Lawrence while in Tahoe. But really, I was hungry after sitting in a movie theater for almost two and a half hours. On my way back to the hotel, we stopped by Base Camp Pizza located in Heavenly Village.

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Tahoe Eats: Kalani’s

So it appears that I’m turning this into a birthday-related posts month. But I can be okay with that. Also, I’m pretty aware on how I have been posting food post after food post, without a whole lot of  travel posting, and nearly nonexistent craftiness posting. *Pinky promise* that will change after this weekend (my only non-busy weekend over the past month and for the foreseeable future) when I will be crafting up a surprise or two for my dear Aussie friend Melly. Since I still have three-ish days to post about my birthday month food, I’ll be taking advantage of it!

On our first day in Heavenly Village, we wandered around all of the shops and restaurants, trying to figure out where we wanted to go and what we could live without. Kalani’s had their menu posted outside and we took a peek. Yum! We agreed we’d go back for their happy hour, and what a delicious decision that was.

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Tahoe Eats: Beach, Burgers, and Brew

Though my birthday was a week ago, I’m continuing on with birthday-related posts! On the way back from Emerald Bay lookout, we stopped at Camp Richardson for lunch and to take a peek at the beach. Camp Richardson is a historic resort in South Lake Tahoe, and is known for its full service marina, lodging, and cross country ski resort. As we drove through the camp, we saw adorable cabins and woodsy outbuildings. We finally came to the restaurant we were pretty sure we were looking for, The Beacon Bar & Grill. See, family friends of ours had taken my parents to a restaurant in Camp Richardson a few years ago. Neither my mom nor my dad could remember the name of it. They both agree that it had an awesome view of the lake and a nice beer selection. However, they couldn’t agree upon whether or not the food was worth going back to. Well, we were about to find out.

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Emerald Bay Lookout

My family and I ventured up to South Lake Tahoe for a few days of relaxation in celebration of my birthday. Determined to do some touristy things while on vacation, we make a quick trip up to Emerald Bay lookout. Such gorgeous views! Those who are so inclined can hike, camp, or simply take in the views of Emerald Bay State Park.

Interesting fact: it’s the #1 Thing to do in Lake Tahoe on U.S. News, and it’s free to do!

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While we didn’t hike or camp, we snapped a few pictures and headed back down to Camp Richardson for lunch and to check out the beach. I think it’s pretty safe to assume what my next post will be about!