April 2018

“Take a Sip for Scholarship” at the 44th Annual UNLVino

Looking Into the Future by Romero Britto UNLVino is differentiated through unparalleled, accredited hands-on student experiences at all levels of event planning, execution and promotion. Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, in Read more ›

Alice Swift on Apr 1, 2018

Students Honor Role Models Past, Present And Future

Paul Bocuse 1926-2018 Students will pay homage and remember Chef Bocuse with a 1,926 balloon release commemorating his birth year. Paul Bocuse, a name known around the world, was a hero of Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 1, 2018

Hot Off the Grill

LVFNBPro Editorial Director Bob Barnes and Beverage Editor Adam Rains met up to cover a recent USBG vodka pairing dinner at Honey Salt. They also collaborated together to report Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 1, 2018

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Listen to Your Bubbles! Champagne Acoustics as an Indicator of Quality Generally, it is accepted knowledge that the bubble size and flow in champagne and other quality sparkling wines are Read more ›

Alice Swift on Apr 1, 2018

What's Brewing

photos by Matthew Brady Astronomy Aleworks to Be First Southern Nevada Brewery to Open in Two Years It’s been nearly two years since a new brewery has opened in Southern Nevada Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2018

Broads of Bourbon

Every once in a while, someone in the whiskey industry decides to shake things up by charging a ridiculous amount of money for a limited-edition bottle release. In certain Read more ›

Mary Powers & Delilah Tennyson on Apr 1, 2018

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment Highlights “America’s Got Talent” mime alumnus Tape Face starts a multi-year residency March 16 at Harrah’s in a new intimate “House of Tape” showroom. “Absinthe” on May 14 will go to 14 shows per Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Apr 1, 2018

Product Review

Scottish Tequila? Tequila with a Twist Everyone knows Tequila is made in Mexico, right? How about Scotland? Well, not exactly, but here’s an industry first: The small batch craft tequila Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2018

Dining out with the Harrises

photo courtesy Andrew Collins Executive Chef Andrew Collins and Bar Manager Asa Eubanks Rev Up Spanish Style Cuisine at Matador Summerlin Casa Del Matador expanded their brand of Spanish-Mexican fusion restaurants Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Apr 1, 2018

What’s Cooking

photo courtesy Boteco Boteco: a meeting place for friends, family and great food The name Boteco derives from a Brazilian, local no-frills meeting place for friends and family where great food, Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2018

Twinkle Toast

Photo by Erin Cooper. Flowers are blooming, picnics blankets are unfolding and people are in the mood for fun and refreshing white wines. One could play it safe and choose Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Apr 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

photo courtesy The Kitchen at Atomic   Justin Kingsley Hall has cooked just about everywhere. Since arriving in Las Vegas in 2011, he’s cooked on the Strip, in popups, in the Read more ›

Pat Evans on Apr 1, 2018

Good for Spooning

Photos courtesy Boyd Gaming and Flury Photography with The Suncoast’s permission and by LeAnne Notabartolo The name Peng Zu comes from the Chinese legend of a cook who made a soup Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on Apr 1, 2018

Best of the Best

photos by Shelley Stepanek CliQue Bar & Lounge at The Cosmopolitan unveiled its new appetizer and drink menu last week. The beautiful lounge is always packed. The new menu features Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Apr 1, 2018


Despite great efforts by the emperors in China, no single magic food was discovered for healthy longevity except at an imaginary Shangri-La. Neither was anything found in the west. Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Apr 1, 2018

The Bottom Line

To franchise or not to franchise? That is the question that often signifies a very successful restaurant, so you deserve sincere congratulations for making it to the point of Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

I see 2018 as a time of change and growth for many individuals and companies. Let me preface the following article by saying that it is not intended to Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 1, 2018

Chef Talk

This is part two of the series, following up on last month’s article, Spices You Should Incorporate for Your Health. Besides spices, food works in many ways to help Read more ›

Allen Asch on Apr 1, 2018

UNLV Epicurean Society

photos by Justin Leung, Deanna Wong, Hanna Min and Leah Love Tabling. Flyers. Posters. Club Representatives...Involvement Fair, which took place on January 24th, is every UNLV organization’s opportunity to market Read more ›

Justin Leung on Apr 1, 2018

Nevada Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces State Prostart Invitational Winners

photos courtesy Nevada Restaurant Association The Nevada Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation hosted the Nevada ProStart Invitational on February 2 at The Art Institute of Las Vegas. More than 70 students Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 1, 2018

USBG Las Vegas

Co-authored by Bob Barnes  photos by Jose Salinas The Las Vegas Chapter of the United States Bartenders’ Guild hosted a vodka pairing dinner and vodka tasting on January 31 at Honey Read more ›

Adam Rains on Apr 1, 2018

Catersource Conference & Tradeshow 2018

photos by LeAnne Notabartolo   L - R - Chef de Cuisine Maria Fabbrini and Executive Chef Julien Asseo from Guy Savoy Catersource, the premier conference for catering professionals, returned to Las Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on Apr 2, 2018