February 2019

Foley Family Wines Partners with Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada

Bill Foley received his B.S. degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1967, received an M.B.A. degree from Seattle University, earned his J.D. Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 1, 2019

Hot Off the Grill

LVFNBPro Editorial Director Bob Barnes stopped in at Palace Station recently to check out Boathouse Asian Eatery. Pictured here with Bob are Executive Chef Zy Alconcel and GM Ian Read more ›

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

Chinese New Year Food Traditions with Beverages Pairings

Xīn Nián Kuài Lè! Or, as you may be more familiar with, Happy (Chinese, or Lunar) New Year! This year the Lunar New Year lands on February 5. It Read more ›

Alice Swift on Feb 1, 2019

What's Brewing

Opening of Two Local Breweries Delayed Due to Government Shutdown One of the unforeseen effects of the recent government shutdown was the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 1, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

When one thinks of rum, there are many things that come to mind, right? Tiki cocktails? Island settings? Perfect tropical weather? Sugarcane? The Captain? However, rum has a very Read more ›

Max Solano on Feb 1, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

BIG NEWS Derek Stevens, D and Golden Gate co-owner, revealed the 777-room Circa Resort & Casino expected to open December 2020 where the Las Vegas Club once stood with six Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Feb 1, 2019

Traverse City Whiskey Company

photo by Pat Evans Whiskey production is spreading across the globe, and is no longer relegated to the U.S., Canada, Ireland and Scotland.  But beyond the new emerging whiskey, or whisky, Read more ›

Pat Evans on Feb 1, 2019

Front & Back of the House

There is always a bit of angst on the part of business people when the legislature is in session. Almost anything can happen–bills could be introduced that would change Read more ›

Gael Hees on Feb 1, 2019

What’s Cooking

photos courtesy La Cave, Cirque du Soleil,  MGM Resorts International, Anthony Mair, Anthony Mair, and Bill Bokelmann  La Cave Refreshes Its Decor La Cave at the Wynn has reopened after completing Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 1, 2019

Twinkle Toast

Co-owner and Master Somm Luis DeSantos. photos by Erin Cooper Seven months after its grand opening, MORDEO Boutique Wine Bar continues to delight its patrons with delectable bites and an easily Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Feb 1, 2019

Chef Spotlight

Photos courtesy Factory Place Hospitality Group The Venetian has an obvious soft spot for Italian restaurants. Mario Batali’s Venetian restaurants closed, leaving an opportunity for Los Angeles’ The Factory Kitchen Read more ›

Pat Evans on Feb 1, 2019

May I Recommend...

photos courtesy MGM Resorts International One thing on which virtually everyone in the international dining community can agree is that Las Vegas has an abundance of world-class restaurants and comparable Read more ›

Blake Myers on Feb 1, 2019

Chef Talk

Last month we celebrated New Year’s as stated in the Gregorian calendar which is based on a solar year.  This month we are celebrating the Chinese New Year, also Read more ›

Allen Asch on Feb 1, 2019

USBG Las Vegas

Photo courtesy Nicholaus Clay Meet one of our newer members, Nicholaus Clay. He has already made a splash in his first year in the USBG. He recently graduated from Southern Read more ›

Adam Rains on Feb 1, 2019

Best of the Best

Photos by Shelley Stepanek     Red Plate is absolutely perfect. Located in The Cosmopolitan, fresh flowers decorate the tables. Great music and the food is marvelous. Start with a Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Feb 1, 2019

The Bottom Line

If your restaurant is located on a busy thoroughfare, chances are you’ve got some competition and want to stand out. If your restaurant is just off the main drag, Read more ›

Ben Brown on Feb 1, 2019

Nevada Restaurant Association

Top trends for 2019 include CBD- and cannabis-infused food and beverages along with zero-waste cooking, globally-inspired dishes and vegetable-forward cuisine. American Culinary Federation chefs identified the trends for the Read more ›

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

Human Resources Insights

Let us never forget, minimize or trivialize the value of human capital these days. An internet dictionary defines human capital as “the skills, knowledge and experience possessed by an Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Feb 1, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

Do you sometimes just want to fire everyone in your restaurant and just do all the work yourself? Do you wonder why people can’t just do it the way Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Feb 1, 2019

UNLV Epicurean Society

Photos by Justin Leung It was certainly a well spent holiday at home in Atlanta: a month spent with loved ones and old friends in the warmth of an ignited Read more ›

Justin Leung on Feb 1, 2019

Product Review

Bib and Tucker Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey “Bib and Tucker” is a term from America’s early days used to describe your finest attire, the kind you’d wear to a special Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 1, 2019