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It’s Summer - Take a Dive into Hampton Water!

Photo by Jerritt Clark | Courtesy Hampton Water It’s like a fairy tale. Developing a new wine brand from concept to bottling in 18 months. Receiving a Wine Spectator rating Read more ›

Gael Hees on Jun 1, 2019

Hot Off the Grill!

After wowing everyone with his heralded Esther’s Kitchen in the Arts District, Chef James Trees has opened two more restaurants, the latest being Ada’s in Tivoli Village. The menu Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jun 1, 2019

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Wine tasting is an activity that allows consumers to taste a flight of wines and hopefully learn more in the process. Your senses (sight, smell and touch/taste) are used Read more ›

Alice Swift on Jun 1, 2019

What's Brewing

photos by Joe Urcioli Able Baker Beer Dinner at Veranda at the Four Seasons Hotel Veranda at the Four Seasons Hotel hosted its first beer dinner, featuring the brews of Able Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

Without question, whisky across the globe continues to experience an incredible ascent into all-time popularity. I’m not even sure if we’re even close to having it reach its pinnacle, Read more ›

Max Solano on Jun 1, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group’s new show “R.U.N.” will open at the Luxor Oct. 24 and be the company’s first live action cinematic thriller following two clans and exploring Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jun 1, 2019

Sake Level One Class at Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada

Jessica Waugh. Photo courtesy Sk Delph Jessica Waugh, the Assistant Director of Wine Education at Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits and instructor of Sake Level One, is serious about sake. Read more ›

Sk Delph on Jun 1, 2019

Front & Back of the House

photo courtesy Boka Group Where do you find new ideas for decorative tiles, carpeting, fabrics, bar furniture and more? At HDexpo, the design trade show hosted by Hospitality Design magazine. Read more ›

Gael Hees on Jun 1, 2019

What’s Cooking

Photos courtesy of Maxie’s, by Dick Palcic, and Delmonico Steakhouse Zipline and Lunch at The LINQ Admittedly I’m not much of a daredevil or adventure seeker, so it was with some Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2019

Twinkle Toast

photo by Erincooperphotography.com A voyage into a new category of wine spritz has begun for the crew of Pink Ocean Rosé Spritz. We recently caught up with one of its Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Jun 1, 2019

Chef Spotlight

photo courtesy Juan Vazquez Juan Vazquez likes to stay put.  While plenty of chefs moved from one kitchen to the next early in their careers— and even later in their careers—Vazquez has Read more ›

Pat Evans on Jun 1, 2019

Dishing It with Sk Delph

photos by Daniel Clough & Hew Burney On May 11th Eric Gladstone of The Feast of Friends, and Erica Bell of I Make You Look Good Productions (IMYLG) hosted Vegas Read more ›

Sk Delph on Jun 1, 2019

Chef Talk

Last month I started my article saying that I wanted to write about butter, but I didn’t even reach butter, because there’s so much about milk which is used to Read more ›

Allen Asch on Jun 1, 2019

D’Agostino’s Features Outstanding Italian Cuisine with a Long Family History

Photos courtesy Elaine and Scott Harris Chef Dan Thompson commenced on his culinary career in 2003, working all the way up from dishwasher in catering, building upon his experience to Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Jun 1, 2019

The Restaurant Coach

When I am working with new members, one of the first things we tackle is their budget. From there we establish goals for their desired profitability. It is at Read more ›

Fred Langley on Jun 1, 2019

Kimo Sabe Mezcal

From left to right Co-founders of Kimo Sabe Mezcal father-daughter team, Ashley Walsh-Kvamme and Jim Walsh together with Sk Delph. Photo courtesy Sk Delph The true meaning of ‘Kimo Sabe’ is Read more ›

Sk Delph on Jun 8, 2019

Best of the Best

photos courtesy Shelley Stepanek  If you have been to Las Vegas in the last four years, you probably have walked in the area of T-Mobile, Park MGM and the block Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Jun 1, 2019

The Bottom Line

The debate between eating out and having a home-cooked meal has existed for ages, but home cooking now has a platform to rise as an even greater competitor. California Read more ›

Ben Brown on Jun 1, 2019

USBG

Photo courtesy Carlos Valdes Carlos Valdes One of the great things about bartending is that it brings together a cadré of people that are passionate, unique and love what they do. Read more ›

Adam Rains & Terry Clark on Jun 1, 2019

Human Resources Insights

What is on-boarding? It is the steps that a company takes to ensure successful hiring, acclimation, and transitioning into the job, culture, and company for newly hired employees. The Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jun 1, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

Independent restaurant owners tend to be the nicest, most generous people on the planet (even the grumpy ones). Think about it. They put others ahead of themselves all of Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Jun 1, 2019

UNLV Epicurean Society

photos by Savannah Reeves, DeannaWong and Jenny Chung As the Spring 2019 semester at UNLV comes to a close, our members reflect on the momentous success we had at our Read more ›

Savannah Reeves on Jun 1, 2019

Product Review

Karl Strauss ReGreen Brut IPA  IPA continues to be the number one-selling craft beer style and its huge popularity has hastened the proliferation of several sub-categories. A fairly new substyle Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2019

Nevada Restaurant Association

photos by Renee Shaffer & Lally Barnes The Epicurean Affair, held on May 16 for the first time at the Red Rock Resort pools, is one of Las Vegas’ premiere Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2019

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Las Vegas Restaurant Week

June 17-28: The Las Vegas Restaurant Week will return for its 13th installment. As in the past, more than 100 of the city’s finest restaurants will of...

Jun 17 - Jun 28 Las Vegas

Big Dog’s Summer Beer Fest & Reggae Party

July 20: Big Dog’s Summer Beer Fest & Reggae Party will be held in the front parking lot of the Draft House in northwest Las Vegas, and will feature m...

Jul 20 Draft House