April 2016

WSWA Honors Larry Ruvo

Larry Ruvo has had a storied career and his list of accomplishments span the worlds of business and philanthropy. He has been in the wholesale liquor and wine business Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 2, 2016

Hot Off the Grill

The 6th Annual Universal Whiskey Experience at Encore Casino Resort on March 5 proved once again why it is the world’s most ultimate whiskey tasting event with table after Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 1, 2016

For the Love of the Craft

Absolut has been classically innovative for years. With Absolut Elyx they are further demonstrating mastery in the art of making vodka, not by using future technology but by bringing Read more ›

Adam Rains on Apr 1, 2016

What’s Brewing

Just fresh off being named 2016 Sports Bar Of The Year at the Nightclub & Bar Show, Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo hosted a five-course beer dinner. As usual, Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2016

Chef Talk

Spring is such a great season for epicureans. There is a bounty of fresh ingredients and with the change-over from heavy cooking like braising to the grill we see Read more ›

Allen Asch on Apr 1, 2016

West Eats East

Without soy sauce, no Japanese cuisine exists. Soy sauce is indispensable for sukiyaki, teriyaki, sushi, sashimi, cooked vegetables and many more. Though, all soy sauces are not born equal. Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Apr 1, 2016

Food for Thought

What inspires your kitchen as the seasons change? Do you relish the idea of welcoming in new dishes to your table after the long, cold winter? For the last Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Apr 1, 2016

Brett’s Vegas View

Entertainment FlashesTerry Fator: The VOICE of Entertainment at The Mirage has a five-year extension through 2021 and a new cast member, the very suave Latin Fernando V. Francisco.PH Showroom Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Apr 1, 2016

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

This year, UNLVino celebrates the 42nd anniversary of an F&B event that draws thousands of people annually. But, what makes this even unique is the backbone of the operations. Read more ›

Alice Swift on Apr 1, 2016

Good for Spooning

Jason Craig JRoc to his friends and partner Ryan Labbe are taking Las Vegas’ nightlife scene by storm. The duo’s company 81/82 has partnered with Andy Masi and the Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on Apr 1, 2016

Chef Josh Smith Executive Chef at Michael Mina’s Bardot in The Aria Resort

It is not often we meet a young chef that is a true rising star with a passion for cuisine as Chef Josh Smith. He has accomplished much in Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Apr 1, 2016

Catersource Event Solutions 2016

Thousands of caterers, event planners, wedding planners and associates in the industry all gathered in Las Vegas March 13-16. Workshops were held at The Mirage and the tradeshow floor Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on Apr 1, 2016

What’s Cooking

Hi Scores Bar-Arcade Opens Second Location on Blue Diamond RoadWant a reason to get out of the house? How about free play on an assortment of video games and Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2016

Product Spotlight

Major Chefs’ Elite Stock Base Pastes are made using only the finest of ingredients. Use to add authentic flavor direct to a sauce or dish. Simply mix in or Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 1, 2016

Bob’s Beer Bits and Sips

Feel the Burn!Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout BeerNo, this is not a political advertisement for Bernie Sanders, but you’ll feel the burn for sure in this 5.7% stout. The bright Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2016

UNLV Epicurean Society

This last month has been busy for UNLV’s Epicurean Society. Some highlights include a trip to Maison De Maggie to meet with Mr. Bonito Sahagun, a hot chocolate and Read more ›

Matthew Cairo on Apr 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

Our safety in our daily lives has become a bigger issue than was ever thought possible. Individuals are acting out in ways that are frightening and worrisome. It has Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 1, 2016

The Bottom Line

Bernard Lax is riding a big change in the spirits world. The founder of KIN White Whiskey, Lax revamped your typical ‘moonshine’ into a refined and adventurous product—helping reshape Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 1, 2016

Nightclub & Bar Show 2016

The Nightclub & Bar Show made its annual stop in Las Vegas and brought more than 39,000 nightclub, bar, beverage and hospitality professionals to the LVCC. One of the Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2016

Book Review

Fresh off the press with an April 2016 release is 200 Best Smoothie Bowl Recipes. Smoothie bowls are hugely popular right now and many home chefs and restaurateurs are Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2016

Megan Mack’s Latenight Excursions

One of the many perks of writing for a magazine is being invited to all the new openings, even when the place has already existed for years. Confused? Don’t Read more ›

Megan Nicolson on Apr 1, 2016

Product Review

Royal Brackla Single Malt Scotch Whiskey 12-YearCraigellachie Single Malt Scotch Whiskey-13 YearMy attendance at the Universal Whiskey Experience at Encore Las Vegas last month gave me the opportunity to Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2016