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Hot Off the Grill!

On August 3 the food & beverage community lost one of our own, as Justin Cooper lost his battle to COVID-19. Justin most recently worked as Executive Banquet Chef Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Sep 7, 2020

What’s Cooking

Photo Credit: Fresco Italiano Fresco Italiano at Westgate Las Vegas Serving Fresh Authentic Italian Cuisine Fresco Italiano at Westgate Las Vegas has reopened along with the casino resort that sits next Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Sep 7, 2020

UNLV Epicurean Society

Photo credit: Nicholas Bilt It has been a tough couple of months. In March, right before spring break, everything was starting to change and universities around the world were telling Read more ›

Nicholas Bilt on Sep 7, 2020

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Another magazine issue, and still another month of social distancing and restricted hospitality and tourism. As part of the “back to school” with students in K-12, colleges and universities Read more ›

Alice Swift on Sep 7, 2020

Heavenly Pies Brings an Angelic Touch to the Las Vegas Culinary Scene

Photo credit: Elaine and Scott Harris When it comes to great food, James Beard award-winning chef Luciano Pellegrini appears to possess celestial inspiration and divine culinary skills while preparing, innovating Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Sep 7, 2020

What's Brewing

Speedee Mart Offering Expansive Craft Beer Selection Those in the know already are aware, but it’s worth mentioning a chain of convenience stores offering a superb collection of craft beers: Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Sep 7, 2020

The Bottom Line

Photo credit: John Kelly Marketing is one of the toughest hurdles for a restaurant owner. Too often seen as a necessary evil, tactics to ‘get the word out’ are employed Read more ›

Ben Brown on Sep 7, 2020

Best of the Best

Photo Credit: Area 15 and Lost Spirits AREA15, the highly anticipated entertainment venue on the west side of the I-15 freeway north of Desert Inn with a sign that no Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Sep 7, 2020

The Raiders Kick Off Inaugural Season in Las Vegas

Photos Courtesy Michael Clemens, Las Vegas Raiders   Marc Badain - President of the Las Vegas Raiders After years of anticipation the Raiders can officially call Las Vegas their home. And while Read more ›

Ben Brown on Sep 7, 2020

Brett's Vegas View

Bright Future Signs An illuminated arch welcome sign for visitors entering Downtown Las Vegas is under construction. The $6.5 million, 80-foot-tall crisscrossed blue arches will create a gateway over Las Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Sep 7, 2020

USBG Las Vegas

Photo credit: Todd Smith Todd Smith is “that guy” that everyone should know. Smart, funny and a student of the craft, in all of its aspects. He once defended our Read more ›

Adam Rains on Sep 7, 2020

Front & Back of the House

Photo credit: Valley Cheese & Wine  Cheese. How many of us can say we love cheese? All hands in the room raised? But when planning for my interview with Diana Read more ›

Gael Hees on Sep 7, 2020

Twinkle Toast

Photo credit: Erin Cooper Photography Issa Khoury is no stranger to the wine business and his local retail shop, Khoury’s Fine Wine & Spirits, is about to celebrate its 16-year Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Sep 7, 2020

The Restaurant Expert

No matter what happens in the next weeks and months, the lesson I hope you take away from this industry crisis is that you can never go back to Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Sep 7, 2020

Human Resources Insights

It seems like these days most of us find that our work or business endeavors require us do more with much less. When it comes right down to it, Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Sep 7, 2020

Product Review

ReadyWise Long-term Food This Salt Lake City, UT-based company started off as one of the leaders of the emergency food storage industry and in 2020 rebranded and expanded into the Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Sep 7, 2020

Chef Talk

I hope everyone is doing well through this crisis.  I’m writing this month’s article in August during the record-breaking heatwave and while it is so hot, one of the Read more ›

Allen Asch on Sep 7, 2020

SoCal Foodie Biz

Photo Credit: Dog Haus Worldwide As restaurants continue to struggle through the COVID-19 pandemic, some are nevertheless finding ways to give back to the communities who support them. Dog Haus, Read more ›

Ben Brown on Sep 7, 2020

SoCal Craft

Photo Credit: David Mulvihill First published in 2008, He Said Beer, She Said Wine was inspired by dinner pairing competitions that prominent Philadelphia-area sommelier Marnie Old and famed owner and Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Sep 7, 2020

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