June 2016

What’s Brewing

Another Opportunity to Do One Stop Shopping of Local BreweriesIf you missed the Locals Only Beer Festival last month you have another chance to taste brews from nearly every Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2016

Hot Off the Grill

Last month we were very fortunate to have as our Cover Feature Christi Brinkley introducing her new line of Proseccos called Bellissima, meaning “most beautiful” or “gorgeous” in Italian, Read more ›

Mike Fryer on Jun 1, 2016

For the Love of the Craft

We all want to be a part of something great, something bigger than ourselves. For many bartenders, that means being a part of the ongoing cocktail renaissance. The cocktail Read more ›

Adam Rains on Jun 1, 2016

Power of Love Gala

Stars Celebrate Tony Bennett’s 90th Birthday at Keep Memory Alive’s 20th Annual Power of Love® Gala Event Honored Entertainment Icon and Raised Funds and Awareness for Cleveland Clinic Lou Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jun 1, 2016

West Eats East

Tofu, a white, soft soy food. It is a curd of soy milk like cheese from animal milk. Protein in soy milk coagulates to form a curd by Nigari Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Jun 1, 2016

Chef Talk

I recently toured a new hydroponic farm right here in Las Vegas and it made me think about all of the products grown or raised in Nevada. We all Read more ›

Allen Asch on Jun 1, 2016

Food for Thought

Very widely available from June to September, the zucchini is related to the cucumber and gherkins, believe it or not. This summer vegetable has a tender flesh, soft edible Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jun 1, 2016

Brett’s Vegas View

Front Line NewsStation Casinos is acquiring the Palms Casino Resort this year for $312.5 million. Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming is buying two Cannery Casino Resorts for $230 million and Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jun 1, 2016

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

On March 3, 2016, I experienced two “firsts” in Las Vegas. I had the fortune to interview Mr. Francois Rebel, export manager for Cognac Lhéraud, and we enjoyed a Read more ›

Alice Swift on Jun 1, 2016

UNLV Epicurean Society

As the last month of school closes, the UNLV Epicurean Club members enjoyed one last outing and saw off a few graduating club members. We started off the evening Read more ›

Matthew Cairo on Jun 1, 2016

Celebrating 50 Years of Robert Mondavi Winery

When Robert Mondavi opened the doors of Robert Mondavi Winery in 1966, he was driven by a belief that he could make world-class wines from the vineyards of Napa Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jun 3, 2016

What’s Cooking

Carson KitchenContinues to ShineSimon Hospitality Group Culinary Director John Courtney recently treated me to a tasting of his new menu at Carson Kitchen. The downtown Las Vegas restaurant has Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2016

Dining Out with the Harrises

Guy Savoy Brioche at Caesars Palace Brings Michelin Expertise for Take Away DiningBrioche is a pastry of French origin that is similar to a highly enriched bread, and whose Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Jun 1, 2016

Product Spotlight

With Major’s NEW aromatic range of bases take a sensorial journey to the orient and beyond in seconds. For fresh, quick and tasty recipe inspiration, look no further than Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jun 1, 2016

Bob’s Beer Bits and Sips

Nothing Sweet About this LindemansLindemans Cuvée René Oude Kriek Lambic AleEveryone knows Lindemans for their soda pop-like sweet Frambois, Kriek and Peche, which are loaded with added sugar, but Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2016

Epicurean Affair

Epicurean Affair Remains One of the Premier Culinary Events Las Vegas Has to Offer and Provides Scholarships for the City’s Brightest Rising Culinary Stars“That feeling—making people happy while they Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

You can only be as good at managing others as the effort or importance that you place upon it. What do I mean? Well, how much do you really Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jun 1, 2016

The Bottom Line

Elixir G founder Bill Tocantins has traveled the world in search of ingredients to craft the perfect ‘liquid ginger.’ Since stumbling onto the idea for fresh ginger syrup nearly Read more ›

Ben Brown on Jun 1, 2016

Our Picks

This journey into some of the best Cajun joints in Las Vegas is neither for the faint of heart nor those on a low-sodium diet. Be prepared to add Read more ›

Aimee McAffee on Jun 1, 2016

Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace

I had the pleasure of attending the grand opening of Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace. Located in the space of the former Hyakumi Japanese Restaurant across from Cleopatra’s Read more ›

Joe Urcioli on Jun 1, 2016

Megan Mack’s Latenight Excursions

Mixology bars are becoming more and more prevalent in the Las Vegas nightlife scene. They are sprinkled from the far corners of downtown spreading far up into the hills Read more ›

Megan Nicolson on Jun 1, 2016

Product Review

Murray’s Cheese Shop at Smith’sNew York transplants and the rest of us have reason to rejoice. Murray’s Cheese one of New York’s oldest cheese shops, established in 1940 in Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2016