January 2019

Chaîne des Rôtisseurs

The nine 2018 Chaîne des Rôtisseurs inductees are sworn in, including our own Senior Editor/Publisher Mike Fryer (4th from right) and Journalist Don Chareunsy (5th from right). In comparison with Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jan 1, 2019

Hot Off the Grill

Last month Mabel’s BBQ opened, bringing celebrity chef Michael Symon’s Cleveland BBQ restaurant to the Palms, with a menu of classic American BBQ and a list of more than Read more ›

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

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

It’s no surprise that automation has slowly been improving efficiencies, even replacing human labor in some industries, but are robots really “taking over the world” as some Hollywood movies Read more ›

Alice Swift on Jan 1, 2019

What's Brewing

Hop Nuts Brewing Opening 2nd Location Last issue I reported on CraftHaus expanding, opening a tasting room this spring in the Arts District. Now I can report that Hop Nuts Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jan 1, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

photos by Joy Solano When we think of tea, its history, vast varieties and its uses, we could write about it for days….Tea’s origin is a colorful story that is Read more ›

Max Solano on Jan 1, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

DINING NEWS photo credit: Francisco Lupini Eataly USA The 40,000-square-foot Eataly Las Vegas opened its second West Coast location at Park MGM. The 24-hour attraction’s formula is a combination restaurants and Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jan 1, 2019

Product Review

Unibroue Ale Gâteau Forêt-Noire Unibroue was the first North American brewer to use a brewing method inspired by the two-centuries-old tradition developed by monks in Europe, particularly Belgium. Now the Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jan 1, 2019

Front & Back of the House

photos courtesy ChocolateBuzzz     Denise and Levi Elrod have been cooking together since their very beginning when they met while working as chefs in a chocolate shop in Florida. Read more ›

Gael Hees on Jan 1, 2019

What's Cooking

Iconic Italian Cipriani Opens First West Coast Location at Wynn Las Vegas photos courtesy Cipriani The iconic Italian institution which originally opened as Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy in 1931, has Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jan 1, 2019

Twinkle Toast

WineOsaur shirts available online at www.twinkletoast.com/shop According to Malcolm Gladwell, it takes 10,000 hours of practice to master a skill. But what if that skill contains three subsets? It could Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Jan 1, 2019

Chef Spotlight

photo by Madison Freedle Jainine Jaffer only started cooking professionally a few years ago, but food has been a life-long passion.  After earning her degree in business management and owning and Read more ›

Pat Evans on Jan 1, 2019

The Catering Coach

On any given day in my catering business, we have catered food items being made for at least five catering revenue streams, i.e., wholesale food manufacturing, retail food shops, Read more ›

Sandy Korem on Jan 1, 2019

Chef Talk

In the past I wrote about frozen foods and the advancement of them. I learned this after reading a book by Marc Kurlansky and recently went back to read Read more ›

Allen Asch on Jan 1, 2019

USBG Las Vegas

Robert Boughner: Winner of the TOTC Scholarship Award photos by Jose Salínas A good bar should be a place of solace with a friendly face ready to serve you. Robert Boughner Read more ›

Adam Rains on Jan 1, 2019

Best of the Best

photos by Shelley Stepanek     What a busy month for all of us, especially food writers. Today I was at GREAT GREEK MEDITERRANIAN GRILL on W. Craig. This is Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Jan 1, 2019

The Bottom Line

Ask anyone how to improve your marketing and social media will be one of the first things out of their mouth. It’s easy to get sucked into the social Read more ›

Ben Brown on Jan 1, 2019

The Nevada Restaurant Association

Culinary Excellence Awards  The Nevada Restaurant Association presented the Culinary Excellence Awards on December 10, 2018 during the 36th Annual Meeting of the Members. The annual event honors the best Read more ›

Diana Webber on Jan 1, 2019

Human Resources Insights

It isn’t always readily apparent, nor is it easily quantifiable, but human resources (HR) adds value to the bottom line through a variety of different and valuable ways.   Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jan 1, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

You play a very important role in your restaurant, a role no one else can play. That’s the role of owner. And as an owner, right or wrong, your Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Jan 1, 2019

UNLV Epicurean Society

photos by Justin Leung and Emily Yang Inspired by the ideas of our Restaurant Outings committee, the Epicurean Society team set forth on a restaurant crawl on Wednesday, November 28. Read more ›

Justin Leung on Jan 1, 2019

Eataly Opens First Vegas Location at Park MGM

Photo credit: Francisco Lupini Eataly USA One of the most anticipated openings has now come to fruition, as Las Vegas lands its very first Eataly. At press time the restaurant/market Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jan 1, 2019

Book Review

Beer has been brewed in Nevada since before it was a state and now the beverage’s history in the Silver State has been consolidated into one book, Nevada Beer Read more ›

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