June 2018

Hot Off the Grill

Photo courtesy Robotaster At the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago we had the chance to attend and cover the Rational Reception with a guest appearance by Chef Thomas Keller, Read more ›

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

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

As you may or may not know, I have an odd fascination with the marriage of F&B and technology. Even my education has been crossed hospitality with instructional design Read more ›

Alice Swift on Jun 1, 2018

What's Brewing

Photos courtesy Brewers Association & George Radz Nevada Takes Four Medals at the 2018 World Beer Cup Although Nevada currently has less than 40 breweries, our brewers managed to claim four medals Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2018

Broads of Bourbon

Photo by Mary Powers Originally located in the upstairs addition of the Freakin’ Frog, the Whisky Attic was a quick climb out of one bar and into a room full of Read more ›

Mary Powers & Delilah Tennyson on Jun 1, 2018

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment  “The Stevie Wonder Song Party: A Celebration of Life, Love & Music,” will headline Park Theater at Park MGM Aug. 3, 4, 8, 10 and 11.  Surviving Queen band members Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jun 1, 2018

Product Review

Einstök  Water is the most predominant ingredient in beer, yet we hardly ever consider the type of H2O found in our brews. Iceland is known for its glacial water, considered Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2018

Premium Sustainable Solutions

When it comes to sustainability, sometimes looking back is the best option. That’s exactly what Premium Sustainable Solutions does in their North Las Vegas, Nevada facility. They provide logo Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on Jun 1, 2018

Blue Ox Tavern Delivering Midwestern Hospitality for 38 Years

Photo by Chris Summers   How often do you hear of a 3rd generation family-owned bar/restaurant operating for 38 years in Las Vegas? Hardly ever, but the Blue Ox establishments, some of Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2018

What’s Cooking

Photos by Joe Urcioli & Lauren Ungerer Fresco Italiano at Westgate Las Vegas Serving Fresh Authentic Italian Cuisine Fresco Italiano at Westgate Las Vegas recently hosted media to meet new executive Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2018

The Restaurant Expert

I bet you’ve heard that a typical restaurant makes a nickel to 8 cents on every dollar they bring in. I bet you’ve heard about the study Ohio State Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Jun 1, 2018

Twinkle Toast

Photo by Erin Cooper When you think of champagne, it is difficult not to think of Dom Pérignon. We all know that it has historical ties, and has been around Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Jun 1, 2018

Chef Spotlight

Photo courtesy Brittany Snyder Brittany Snyder has only known cooking. She fast-tracked her life to make a living working in a restaurant and worked her way around Las Vegas before Read more ›

Pat Evans on Jun 1, 2018

Whisk(e)y – A Family Affair

Cover and feature photos by Bill Bokelmann I truly love Las Vegas for its amazing energy and non-stop accessibility of things to experience! And, I love the Food & Beverage Read more ›

Max Solano on Jun 1, 2018

Recipe for Fun=JottShots

Photo by Grant Redmond / Sitez, LLC  Pull, Push, Squeeze, Suck may sound rather suggestive, but it’s actually the directions to the patented shot cup delivery method for one of Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2018

Best of the Best

Photos courtesy Shelley Stepanek The RIBOLI FAMILY OF SAN ANTONIO WINERY held a special event on May 1 at the well-known restaurant Nove Italiano at the Palms Hotel. (Nove is Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Jun 1, 2018


Asian foods came with migrant workers, immigrants, students or business people over the Pacific Ocean to the west coast. First Chinese came for the trans-continental railway construction and gold Read more ›

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

The Bottom Line

The delivery business is booming. GrubHub, UberEats, DoorDash and countless others that venture beyond compound words have taken a dining segment ruled by pizza and expanded it to every Read more ›

Ben Brown on Jun 1, 2018

Our Next Generation of Culinary Stars

Photo courtesy NvRA ​​ There are currently 207,200 restaurant and food service jobs in Nevada. Within 10 years the total can be expected to grow by 16.4 percent, approximately 34,000 jobs. Read more ›

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

Human Resources Insights

I consider myself an optimist because I believe that you can influence the course of your future and your life with a positive outlook. I can promise you, there Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jun 1, 2018

Chef Talk

I was in Mexico recently and had the opportunity to tour a sesame seed farm. I never thought much about this little seed, except how many it must take Read more ›

Allen Asch on Jun 1, 2018

UNLV Epicurean Society

Photos by Hanna Min A restaurant concept then, and a dining attraction now. It all began with Chef James Trees, a chef who loves pasta: a passion driven by the Read more ›

Justin Leung on Jun 1, 2018

WSWA 75th Annual Convention & Exposition Brings Interesting and Delicious Products

Photo by Joe Urcioli The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) 75th annual convention convened last month at Caesars Palace, bringing together more than 2,700 suppliers, distributors, influencers and a Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2018