This week, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe in Truckee, California. Joining Peter is Scott McCartney, Travel Editor for The Wall Street Journal, reporting on airline fees– including the ones that exist for no apparent reason. Wendy David, Mayor of South Lake Tahoe, discusses maintaining the largest alpine lake in North America and the challenges that come with balancing development and preservation. Fire Chief Schwartz talks about the special challenges operating in Lake Tahoe’s district that extends 32 miles around the lake as well as using drones for backcountry rescue. Curator Barbara Bogucki and Executive Director Lora Nadolski of the Tahoe Maritime Museum share Lake Tahoe’s rich boating history and the role it played in creating the resort destination. Amanda Burden, Editor & Publisher of Edible Reno-Tahoe Magazine, discusses the evolution of a once “meat and potatoes” and “casinos and buffets” town. And Mark Jeffers, Executive Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, reveals how he conforms his recipes to the altitude, the special story of the hotel restaurant’s smoker as well as his secret to making soft ribs in the Northstar location. There’s all this and more as Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from the Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe in Truckee, California.
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