April 2017

Power of Love® Gala

What is the Power of Love® Gala? The Gala is much more than a party. It’s an annual celebration of life that was created to raise funds for Cleveland Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 2, 2017

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Last month, I read a very interesting article about the next evolution of wine grape harvesting. That being said, I’d like to provide some “beverage for thought” this month. Read more ›

Alice Swift on Apr 1, 2017

What’s Brewing

Pub 365 New Belgium/Firestone Walker Beer DinnerThe latest beer dinner at Pub 365 turned out to be a tag team between two brewery reps exchanging friendly barbs, but also Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2017

Good for Spooning

Certified Cicerone Russell Gardner grew up here in Vegas, and has a degree in art and commercial photography. Like many Las Vegas hospitality professionals, once he started working in Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on Apr 1, 2017

Bob’s Beer Bits and Sips

The Bruery Chocolate RainMembers of The Bruery’s Society Members and Preservation Society clubs with an annual membership fee that allows members to purchase rare, special beers not available to Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2017

Dining Out with the Harrises

Las Vegas is a city that never slumbers, and that is especially true when it is the food and beverage industry. If you can make it here in the Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Apr 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight

“I love to see the happiness I can bring by cooking someone something that they really like, and hearing a dish make a memory is the icing on the Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Apr 1, 2017

Brett’s Vegas View

Blossoming Entertainment Backstreet Boys opened their exclusive Las Vegas residency Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life show at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood.Cher added 18 dates—Aug. 2-19 and Nov. 8-25—to Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Apr 1, 2017


Asia is not all in one. Asians are not entirely characterized by slant-eyes but some have hazelnut eyes. Generally speaking, however, Asians are round faced with the color of Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Apr 1, 2017

Twinkle Toast

Pool season is quickly approaching, and if you are like us, you are starting to look more closely at the calories and carbohydrates in what you are consuming. An Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Apr 1, 2017

Product Spotlight

More than just a broth, Major’s PAN-ASIAN BASE range is the perfect way to add an exotic twist to any dish. Create healthy, fun, on-trend street-worthy recipes in seconds. Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 1, 2017

Product Review

HyperChiller Recently I reported on a product for commercial bars and restaurants that could rapidly chill spirits. Now I have found one you can use at home. Called Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2017

From Rednecks to Supreme Class

REDNECK RIVIERA Sound like some kind of fun place? You’re right. It’s the first one in the US opened by Nashville entertainer John Rich with a 2nd to be Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Apr 1, 2017

Food for Thought

During a recent trip to the grocery store I stumbled upon a package of pre-cut butternut squash, which to me was very exciting because, firstly, butternut squash is extremely Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Apr 1, 2017

UNLV Epicurean Society

March was a busy month for all UNLV students, including Epicurean members. Project deadlines and midterm testing were on everyone’s mind as the end of the spring semester draws Read more ›

Kimberly Verdin on Apr 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

What is the secret to keeping your best employees? Good pay, flexible work hours, or generous vacation time? Maybe a little of all of the above. Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 1, 2017

The Bottom Line

Aarti Sequeira is living the foodie dream. The winner of Food Network Star season six, Sequeira went on to host her very own Food Network Show, Aarti Party, as Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 1, 2017

What’s Cooking

Steve Young Wins “Best New Chef/Rising Star” at 2017 Silver State Culinary AwardsI was pleased to be asked to be one of the nominators for the 2017 Silver State Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2017

Our Picks

Sweetbreads at CarneVinoYou have to love a restaurant that serves offal! Ironically “Cucina Povere” may not always be commercially viable, but Mario Batali has never shied away from using Read more ›

Adam Rains on Apr 1, 2017

Really Stinky Cheese - PART I

A visit to Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens is an idyllic gastropub experience, whether you’re visiting the Escondido location or Liberty Station—though at San Diego’s Liberty Station, conversations Read more ›

John Rockwell on Apr 1, 2017

USBG Las Vegas

JASON GORDONTreasurer of the Las Vegas Chapter, USBGLike many of us, Jason Gordon has come to this city to further his passion. While he hails from the Big Apple, Read more ›

Adam Rains on Apr 1, 2017