Dopo Pizza and Pasta, the popular Midtown Italian eatery, is opening its second location in the Reno Public Market. Photo/Dopo Pizza and Pasta Facebook


It’s feastin’ season! Local butcher shops Armando and Sons, at 7600 Rancharrah Parkway, Suite 110, in Reno (, and Butcher Boy, at 530 W. Plumb Lane, in Reno (, will offer turkeys and sides to help make Thanksgiving dinner a success. Perenn Bakery, at 7700 Rancharrah Pkwy., Suite 110, in Reno, is offering a menu of Thanksgiving sides and sweets to take the stress out of entertaining, available for preorder until Nov. 15. Details at

Claio, the “Greek-ish” restaurant at 3886 Mayberry Drive, Suite D, from the Perenn team, now offers brunch Fridays through Sundays. Guests can enjoy dishes like Turkish eggs, breakfast souvlaki, craft espresso drinks and pastries from Perenn like babka knots and baklava croissants. Learn more at

Rice Box Kitchen has moved from its location on South Virginia Street to 490 S. Center St., in Reno. The concept is now operating under the same roof as its newly minted Noodle Box Kitchen, next to The Discovery children’s museum. Learn more at

The Nourish and Flourish Kitchen and Market, a nonprofit commissary kitchen and food business incubator, has taken over the former Bavarian World restaurant space at 595 Valley Road, in Reno. Nourish and Flourish is currently accepting applications, as well community support for scholarships and volunteering. For more information, head to

Openings and Closings

Farmers’ market favorite Beloveds Bread is opening a brick-and-mortar location in the Reno Public Market, at 299 E. Plumb Lane. The concept will be crowd-invested and is slated to open in March 2024. For more information on how to invest, head to

Dopo Pizza and Pasta, the popular Midtown Italian eatery at 18 St. Lawrence Ave., from the owners of Coffeebar, is opening its second location in the Reno Public Market. The space will be revamped with the installation of a Mugnaini wood-fired oven and will feature some of the Midtown location’s best-selling pizzas, salads and starters. Find out more at

Popular Korean spot Tofu House, whose Moana Lane location shuttered in 2020, is scheduled to reopen in the Damonte Ranch Town Center (and Damonte Ranch and Steamboat parkways) in 2024. The menu will feature similar items to those at the previous location, which included Korean short ribs, bibimbap and tofu soup. For updates, follow Tofu House’s Instagram at

Northern Nevada’s first Cracker Barrel was slated to open on Oct. 30 at 935 W. Fifth St., in Reno. The Southern chain is part restaurant, part “county store,” where guests can get their fill of chicken and dumplings, biscuits, sweet tea, trinkets and even rocking chairs. Head to for details.

The Fe, a sports bar that specializes in “pintxos” (small finger foods) has taken over the Santa Fe Hotel and Basque restaurant at 235 Lake St., in Reno. Co-owner Gaven Sarratea puts his Basque heritage at the forefront of the concept, offering menu items like potato croquetas, chorizo and manchego crostinis, garlic shrimp and, of course, picon punches. Keep an eye on the Instagram for menu updates and upcoming Basque family-style dinners:

Noble Pie Parlor has closed its location at The Summit mall and will be replaced by Edelweiss, an “apres-style sports haus.” Noble Pie management intends to focus more on its flagship location in Midtown at 777 S. Center St., allowing for better daily oversight of operations. Head to if you want to know more.

Maude Ballinger is a food writer who grew up in Reno, studied communications in San Francisco, and earned her master’s degree in Global Communications in Paris, France. She is the founder of Fork Me,...

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