April 2020

On the Frontline Helping the Community During the COVID-19 Shutdown

Photo Credit: Bill Milne, Honey Salt, Mastriani's, Naomi Mauro and Sparrow + Wolf These are surely tough times, with daily reports of dire hardship, grief and pain, but it’s not Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 15, 2020

A Message from Allan Carter Executive Director of Sales, Fine Wine Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada

I'm scared. But not of the things you might assume.   I have the pleasure and honor to work in the hospitality industry in the most exciting city in the world. Read more ›

Allan Carter on Apr 15, 2020

Beam Suntory and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Together Donate One Million Dollars to Coronavirus Relief

Together we are facing an event unlike anything we’ve experienced in our lifetime.  Despite the hardship that many people are experiencing throughout the world, it’s truly inspiring to hear Read more ›

Sk Delph on Apr 15, 2020

Hot Off the Grill!

A week before the mandatory shutdown of sit-down dining by Nevada Governor Sisolak, our Editorial Director Bob Barnes made his way to Sparrow + Wolf to experience the very Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 15, 2020

Human Resources Insights

Even during the darkest of times, I choose to find and hold onto a spark of hope regardless of the challenge(s). There are and will always be challenges we Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 15, 2020

What’s Cooking

Photo credit: Madison Freedle and Shiraz Shiraz: a Premium Dining Experience in which You Will Encounter Fare You’ve Never Enjoyed Before  Most of us are aware of and have experienced Indian Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 15, 2020

Cannabis Cooking Class Is in Session!

Photo credit: Rachael Heffner There aren’t many places in the world where you can go to buy legal cannabis products, and even when you do, do you know exactly what Read more ›

Rachael Heffner & Troy Wenzel on Apr 15, 2020

Brett's Vegas View

LAS VEGAS IS ‘ON HOLD’ Over the years, Las Vegas has had to conquer many challenges, but the Coronavirus pandemic is by far the most overwhelming. In just one week Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Apr 15, 2020

The Bottom Line

Photo credit: Lawry’s Ryan Wilson is a fourth-generation Lawry’s executive, leading the brand’s marketing, strategy, finance and operational growth. Beginning his career as an entry-level cook, Wilson has risen up Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 15, 2020

What's Brewing

The coronavirus crisis has been a catastrophe for nearly all sectors of our society. Nevada Governor Sisolak’s 30-day shutdown of non-essential businesses, which as I write this is less Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 15, 2020

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

In December of 2019, the first COVID-19 case appeared in Wuhan, China. A mere 4 months later, the severe respiratory disease caused by the virus has now traveled to Read more ›

Alice Swift on Apr 15, 2020

Twinkle Toast

Photo credit:  Justyna Hrabska As the month of April brings focus to the ways in which we can nurture the planet that gives us so much, we thought it would Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Apr 15, 2020

UNLV Epicurean Society

Photo credit: Alfred Tsai, Nicholas Bilt and Savannah Reeves February was a busy month for us in the Epicurean Society. We had the chance to work the Women’s Hospitality Initiative, Read more ›

Nicholas Bilt on Apr 15, 2020

The Restaurant Expert

This pandemic, COVID-19 virus, is crippling our industry. My heart goes out to you as you worry about your employees, your vendors, your family and your community. I know Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Apr 15, 2020

JING Downtown Summerlin Offers an Elevated Experience Featuring Global Asian Cuisine

Photo credit: Elaine and Scott Harris Downtown Summerlin is fast becoming a sought-after gathering place to enjoy entertainment, luxury shopping and a plethora of dining options. One of the newest Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Apr 15, 2020

Front & Back of the House

Photo credit: Gael Hees Induction cooktop and battery in booth 252 at Catersource.  Days before voluntary self-isolation was requested, I attended the last day of Catersource and The Event Show at Read more ›

Gael Hees on Apr 15, 2020

Dishing It with Sk Delph

Photo credit:  James Hsu: Instagram.com/hsujames If I told you I had the great pleasure to interview a top Las Vegas D.J., a Studio 54 alumnus, who was spinning discs at Read more ›

Sk Delph on Apr 15, 2020

Best of the Best

Photo credit: Shelley Stepanek LA CAVE, an elegant restaurant in the WYNN Hotel, has a stupendous Sunday brunch.  They have remodeled since I last dined here, and now there is an Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Apr 15, 2020

Product Review

Sierra Nevada Strainge Beast Everyone knows Sierra Nevada as a pioneer of US craft brewing, which has produced nearly every beer style in the past 40 years, but this drink Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 15, 2020

Details on the Federal Coronavirus Relief Package

On Wednesday, March 25th, congressional leaders released the final text of their $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package. The agreement includes a dramatic expansion of unemployment insurance, a rescue fund for state Read more ›

National Restaurant Association on Apr 15, 2020

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

photo credit: Max A. Solano Without question, this is one of my favorite times of the year! Why? Because, for me, March usually brings many bounties that I thoroughly enjoy Read more ›

Max Solano on Apr 15, 2020

Small Business Suppliers Face Dilemma Surviving Coronavirus

People drink wine in times of joy and in times of stress (hello, quarantine) and although we’ve seen a lot of coverage online and social media highlighting the libations Read more ›

Mary McAuley on Apr 16, 2020

Women, Whiskey and Empowerment

Photo credit: Mary Powers Female empowerment movements always seem to take me back to the time when rough women in long floral dresses and big feather hats stormed the city Read more ›

Mary Powers on Apr 16, 2020