February 2020

Frey Ranch Distillery

Photo Credit: Frey Ranch Distillery Longtime Nevadans take a lot of pride in their state and in the Silver State’s history, especially those who can trace their family back to Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 8, 2020

Hot Off the Grill!

Renowned Chef Michael Mina and restaurateur/chef/bestselling author/EllenTube Fempire host Ayesha Curry have brought their International Smoke concept to Las Vegas. Here Editorial Director Bob Barnes congratulates Chef Mina on Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Feb 8, 2020

Front & Back of the House

Photo credit: Wild Roots Sometimes, naivete pays off! When Chris Joseph was first “marketing” his natural infused vodkas and seeking startup funds, he made some good mistakes. Having finally secured Read more ›

Gael Hees on Feb 8, 2020

What’s Cooking

Photo credit: Lally Barnes VegeNation Making Food So Good Anyone Can Enjoy Going Vegan The article title above says it all. Anyone who is leery of vegan cuisine owes it to Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 8, 2020

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment Bill Burr, actor, comedian and podcast host, has a 2020-2021 residency at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan beginning with Saturday dates March 21 and June 20.  ZZ Top with three original band Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Feb 9, 2020

The Bottom Line

Dave Eldredge serves as the Director of Marketing for Elite Restaurant Group, owner of Slater’s 50/50, Daphne’s Mediterranean, Paxti’s Pizza and Gigi’s Cupcakes. This longtime restaurant veteran (literally…he served Read more ›

Ben Brown on Feb 9, 2020

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

With a blink of an eye, 2019 has come and gone, and we are well on our way into 2020. I have some friends that regularly ask me for Read more ›

Alice Swift on Feb 9, 2020

What's Brewing

Upcoming Beer Festivals Spring is just around the corner and so are several of Southern Nevada’s beer festivals and fun events, so time to mark your calendars and save the Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 9, 2020

Product Review

The Bruery Ruekeller Helles The Bruery has long been one of my all-time favorite breweries, as I quite enjoy their Belgian-style, sour and wild ale offerings. So I was a Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 9, 2020

Twinkle Toast

George and Maximilian Riedel. Photo credit: Riedel While the majority of wine drinkers probably don’t put much thought into selecting the vessel with which to consume their wine, the Riedel family Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Feb 9, 2020

UNLV Epicurean Society

Photo Credit: Candice Imam Epicurean Society finally began to wind down as members prepared diligently for their finals, eager for winter break at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. The semester Read more ›

Savannah Reeves on Feb 9, 2020

Chef Spotlight

Photo credit: Al Powers As William DeMarco was growing up, it was his sister who was supposed to be a chef. But as life happens, it was DeMarco who ended Read more ›

Pat Evans on Feb 9, 2020

USBG Las Vegas

Photo credit: Dee Hernandez Dee Hernandez 2019 was a great year for Dee Hernandez. She won cocktail competitions, continued her spirits education and won the Armando & Sheila Rosario Tales of Read more ›

Adam Rains & Terry Clark on Feb 9, 2020

The Restaurant Expert

If you really want to be in the restaurant business or you’re trying to remember why you got into it in the first place, I feel your pain. It’s Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Feb 9, 2020

Chef Talk

I recently went out for lunch and ended up in a shop that sold Cornish pasties. The first time I saw the sign I thought maybe there was a Read more ›

Allen Asch on Feb 9, 2020

Farmtable Kitchen + Spirits Warms Your Palate as Well as Your Heart

Photo credit: Elaine and Scott Harris Authentic Southern cuisine is not easy to find, so when you do find a venue, it can be very special indeed, especially when genuine Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Feb 9, 2020

Human Resources Insights

Just as important as maintaining your own personal health by eating right, exercising and getting enough rest is the value of keeping your workforce happy and healthy! As we Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Feb 9, 2020

May I Recommend...

Photo credit: Blake Myers The yearning for a better life has attracted tens of millions of immigrants to our shores from all over the world. And so, in 1966, that Read more ›

Blake Myers on Feb 9, 2020

Best of the Best

Photo credit: Shelley Stepanek One of my all-time favorite restaurants in Las Vegas is CANALETTO in The Venetian Resort, located right on the canal in the second-floor shopping mall. This Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Feb 9, 2020

Nevada Restaurant Association

The National Restaurant Association, in partnership with American Express and Nestle Professional, recently released its 10-year outlook report, "Restaurant Industry 2030: Actionable Insights for the Future." The report provides Read more ›

National Restaurant Association on Feb 9, 2020

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

When we consider the most popular and commonly consumed cocktails in this country, there will certainly be a very short list of them. And then there’s everything else! Some Read more ›

Max Solano on Feb 9, 2020