Pat Evans

Journalist

Pat Evans is a writer based in Las Vegas and Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is a regular contributor to Grand Rapids Magazine, October and The Manual often writing about food, beer and spirits. He has written one book, Grand Rapids Beer, and has more on the way.

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Chef Spotlight

Photo courtesy Nacho Daddy Most people can walk into their kitchen, grab some chips and cheese and make nachos. Eric Scott believes nachos can be an elevated food item and Read more ›

Pat Evans on Oct 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

Photo courtesy of TREVI Since he was 14 years old, Jose Navarro has worked in kitchens. He stumbled into the career by happenchance. His sister’s friend’s family had an opening Read more ›

Pat Evans on Sep 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

Early on in life, Dan Krohmer loved sushi. The cuisine has influenced much of the life of the owner-chef of Other Mama, but the restaurant is much more than Read more ›

Pat Evans on Aug 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

For much of his career, Johnny Church has jumped around kitchens. Now, he might have found a place to settle for a long time to come. Church recently took Read more ›

Pat Evans on Jul 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

Photo courtesy Brittany Snyder Brittany Snyder has only known cooking. She fast-tracked her life to make a living working in a restaurant and worked her way around Las Vegas before Read more ›

Pat Evans on Jun 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

photo courtesy The Palm Restaurant Group Francisco “Kiko” Ojeda started in professional kitchens as a dishwasher and hasn’t taken his eyes off the sink. More than 35 years later, Ojeda Read more ›

Pat Evans on May 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

photo courtesy The Kitchen at Atomic   Justin Kingsley Hall has cooked just about everywhere. Since arriving in Las Vegas in 2011, he’s cooked on the Strip, in popups, in the Read more ›

Pat Evans on Apr 1, 2018

What's Brewing

Editor’s Note: This month we invited established beer journalist and book author Pat Evans, who recently joined our LVFNBPro writing staff, to guest host our monthly beer column with Read more ›

Pat Evans on Feb 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

 photo courtesy Delmonico  Ronnie Rainwater is set to celebrate his 19th year with Emeril Lagasse’s restaurant group, most of which have been spent at Delmonico Steakhouse within The Venetian, where Read more ›

Pat Evans on Feb 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

Photo courtesy Clique Hospitality. Brian Massie originally thought he’d live in Las Vegas for a year. That year has turned into nearly two decades in the restaurant scene here, and Read more ›

Pat Evans on Jan 1, 2018

A Festive Look at High-End Spirits with J.R. Starkus

Cover and feature photos by Audrey Dempsey @infinity photo As the holiday season settles into its place, so too does the penchant for high-end spirits. “In November and, especially, December, Read more ›

Pat Evans on Dec 2, 2017

DON CARANO Renaissance Man and Nevada Icon

A night in a suite at the Eldorado Hotel more than a decade ago helps demonstrate the life values of the Nevada-born renaissance man Don Carano, who died October Read more ›

Pat Evans on Nov 2, 2017