Sammy Hagar and Guy Fieri Partner with Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits of Nevada to Launch Santo Puro Mezquila

“We were pouring Santo like we were putting out a fire with it!” ~ Guy Fieri  Cover and feature photos by Ethan Miller and courtesy Santo Puro Mezquila On April 4th, 2019, Read more ›

Sk Delph on May 1, 2019

Hot Off the Grill!

The 9th Annual Universal Whiskey Experience at Wynn Las Vegas on April 27 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 May 1, 2019

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

As you may or may not know, I have a personal love for technology and innovation. I enjoy being the first to try a new technology or gadget, and Read more ›

Alice Swift on May 1, 2019

What's Brewing

Able Baker Opening Its Own Brewery Since entering the Southern Nevada market in late 2016, Able Baker’s beers have been popping up just about everywhere. The name is reflective of Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

As we continue where we left off last month, I hope that a good image was portrayed as far as the overall process, amount of work, collaboration and countless Read more ›

Max Solano on May 1, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment Donny and Marie Osmond end their Flamingo residency Nov. 16. Donny, the peacock on The Masked Singer, plans to release his 62nd album when he turns 62 in December.  Anita Read more ›

Jackie Brett on May 1, 2019

Front & Back of the House

Photos by Gael Hees Thousands of people visit Vegas each year just to attend the many hospitality-related conferences and trade shows scheduled there. Here are my takes on just a Read more ›

Gael Hees on May 1, 2019

What’s Cooking

Café Hollywood—A Draw to Both Locals and Tourists Senior Manager Kalani Cabral and Editorial Director Bob Barnes - Photos by Bryan Kuhl Locals take note: Planet Hollywood remains one of the few Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2019

Twinkle Toast

Underground Wine Pairings Photo by It has been over a year since we last explored the untraditional world of “underground” wine pairings. From junk food to fast food, which usually Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on May 1, 2019

Chef Spotlight

Photo by Anthony Mair John Courtney spent more than a decade as a banker before deciding it was time to live out his dream in the kitchen. Courtney now leads The Read more ›

Pat Evans on May 1, 2019

Chef Talk

I recently read an article about butter and started to look more closely at this staple in most kitchens, both commercial and residential. The amazing varieties of butter and Read more ›

Allen Asch on May 1, 2019

Asian Dining on the Vegas Strip Part II

The Las Vegas Strip is home to myriad fine-dining Chinese restaurant destinations, with a number of them new to Las Vegas Boulevard.  Americans know that New Year’s Eve is Dec. Read more ›

Don Chareunsy on May 1, 2019

May I Recommend...

Executive Chef Miguel Rivera. photos courtesy Il Mulino The huge influx of Italian immigrants who landed in bustling New York City in the late 1800s and early 1900s established, over time, Read more ›

Blake Myers on May 1, 2019

Best of the Best

photos courtesy Shelley Stepanek  ONCE, a one-of-a-kind fantastic restaurant located in the Grand Canal Shops at The Palazzo, is the best Peruvian restaurant I have ever tried. Here you’ll find Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on May 1, 2019

The Bottom Line

A great website is the crux of a restaurant’s ability to reach new customers. And just as your food needs to demonstrate clear quality and freshness, so too does Read more ›

Ben Brown on May 1, 2019

2019 Unlvino Grand Tasting Continues to Spotlight Stellar Cuisine

photos by Blake Myers As most are aware, UNLVino was co-founded in 1974 by the UNLV College of Hospitality and Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada (now Southern Glazer’s) to Read more ›

Blake Myers on May 1, 2019

Human Resources Insights

Most days, things run pretty smoothly at work don’t they? It can and does resemble a well-oiled machine when the desired output is achieved on time and on budget! Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on May 13, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

For decades restaurants have been run with one key number in mind to ensure they have a chance of making money. That key number is called prime cost. What is Read more ›

David Scott Peters on May 1, 2019

UNLV Epicurean Society

photos by Savannah Reeves As the end of the semester rapidly approached, our members were hard at work preparing for the college’s UNLVino. The Epicurean Society is also steadily crafting Read more ›

Savannah Reeves on May 1, 2019

Product Review

Old Trapper Beef Jerky The family-owned Old Trapper Smoked Products is experiencing excellent growth, and just in time for its 50th anniversary, completed the commissioning process for its new 80,000 Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2019

Nevada Restaurant Association

    American Express and The National Restaurant Association recently hosted its 2019 Restaurant Industry Awards Gala in Washington, DC.  Great Full Gardens, among four other Reno restaurants known for their Read more ›

Tanya Suba-Tang on May 1, 2019

Dishing It with Sk Delph

photos courtesy Sk Delph UNLVino and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits premiered four educational courses this season, and the one I was so fortunate to attend was HOW FOOD AFFECTS Read more ›

Sk Delph on May 1, 2019