Santo Puro Mezquila Continues to Rock the Spirits World

Photo credit: Santo Last month, a Robb Report article touted Santo Fino Blanco Tequila as, “an old-world style tequila designed for session drinking.” This is the perfect description for a Read more ›

Gael Hees on May 7, 2020

Hot Off the Grill!

This photo depicts Mike Fryer, flanked by Editorial Director Bob Barnes and Creative Director Juanita Aiello, at the Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits launch of Brooklyn Brewing in 2013, Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on May 7, 2020

Human Resources Insights

Some of the finest human resources (HR) teams that I have worked on, for and/or directed, all had one thing in common: a person in charge that emphasized and Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on May 7, 2020

What’s Cooking

Photo Credit: Lally Barnes I made my last restaurant visit before the shutdown in late March, and thank goodness it was to one of the best and most unique eateries Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 7, 2020

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

EV Sauceda Medina and Sal Medina, owners of Packing House Wines. Photo Credit: Packing House Wines Here we are, another month has passed, and still going through a crisis we never Read more ›

Alice Swift on May 7, 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 May 7, 2020

The Bottom Line

Photo credit: Eddie Navarette Eddie Navarette, also known as ‘Fast Eddie,’ is the Founder and Chief Consultant of FE Design and Consulting. Over the past 19 years, Navarette has helped Read more ›

Ben Brown on May 7, 2020

What's Brewing

Photo credit: Able Baker Brewing Company and CraftHaus Brewery Southern Nevada Breweries Selling Beer and Brewing During the Shutdown On March 17, Nevada Governor Sisolak ordered all nonessential businesses to close, Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 7, 2020

Twinkle Toast

Photo credit: Christine Vanover What do you get when you take two Las Vegas Arts District-based businesses, who have officially been open less than a year, and add in a Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on May 7, 2020

USBG Las Vegas

The quarantine due to the COVID-19 virus has affected all aspects of society. The food & beverage industry in particular has felt it, as well as our fair city. Read more ›

Adam Rains on May 7, 2020

The Restaurant Expert

As an industry, restaurants are very much a cash flow business. As long as sales are coming through the doors, you can pay your bills and make money. So, Read more ›

David Scott Peters on May 7, 2020

Best of the Best

Photo Credit: The Venetian Resort Las Vegas While we currently can’t visit our local casinos, at least we can make and enjoy some of their libations on our own. We Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on May 7, 2020

Product Review

Brewferm Belgian Beer Kits I began homebrewing in the 1980s, back when the only way you could obtain good beer was to buy expensive imported or make it yourself. I Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 7, 2020

Chef Talk

As I write this month’s column, I hope everyone is healthy and safe and know my prayers are out there for our entire country. This month I’m going to Read more ›

Allen Asch on May 7, 2020

Curbside Cuisine Helps Keep an Industry Alive During the Pandemic

Photo Credit: Elaine & Scott Harris Currently the world is enduring a pandemic at a level that has not been experienced for many generations and Las Vegas, unfortunately, has not Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on May 13, 2020