July 2016

Hot Off the Grill

June saw the coming and going of WTE-World Tea Expo back in Las Vegas after holding it last year in Long Beach, CA. Promoters tell us the move back Read more ›

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

For the Love of the Craft

“Today in high-end restaurants, bartenders don’t want to use the mass produced products; they want to use something special. The chefs are buying the best cuts of meat and Read more ›

Adam Rains on Jul 1, 2016

What’s Brewing

We were promised that once PT’s Brewing got up and running we would begin to see its brews being poured at some of the 50 locations in the PT’s Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jul 1, 2016

Kegs for KMA

Did you stop into any of PT’s Entertainment locations on May 26? On that day and late into the night, PT’s Entertainment, a division of Golden Entertainment, Inc., partnered Read more ›

Aimee McAffee on Jul 1, 2016

West Eats East

Natto, Umeboshi and Konnyaku—these are three J-foods that most Americans cannot eat or do not like to eat. Though, these are just common items that all J-people do not Read more ›

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

Chef Talk

Gluten allergies are on the rise. It is estimated that 3 million Americans, 1 percent of the population, have an allergy to the protein. There are also many more Read more ›

Allen Asch on Jul 1, 2016

Food for Thought

At the height of summer, when the heat is out of control and amazing produce is flooding our stores, sometimes all we want are smart, easy ideas for how Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jul 1, 2016

Up Front and Personal

In a town known for F&B, Herbs & Rye is in a special place. It is where bartenders & servers can go to unwind, turn up, or just eat Read more ›

Heidi Rains on Jul 1, 2016

Brett’s Vegas View

Area DevelopmentsMonte Carlo Resort will undergo a $459 million renovation by the end of 2018 and become two hotels: Park MGM with 2,700 rooms and the 292-room NoMad Las Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jul 1, 2016

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Last month, I visited Emeril’s Fish House for the first time. The New Orleans style restaurant owned by Emeril Lagasse opened in 1995, within and alongside the opening of Read more ›

Alice Swift on Jul 1, 2016

UNLV Epicurean Society

The summer is moving along faster than expected. UNLV’s Epicurean Club members are spread across the country heading home and heading to work. Due to the distance between all Read more ›

Matthew Cairo on Jul 1, 2016

Hanson of Sonoma

Excerpt used with permission from Branding: Distilled by Cynthia Sterling , Sterling Creativeworks , Published by White Mule PressCASE STUDYFOUNDERS: Scott Hanson & Chris, Brandon, Darren and Alanna HansonESTABLISHED: Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jul 2, 2016

What’s Cooking

Michael’s—Classic Vegas Gourmet Room Stands theTest of TimeOne of Las Vegas’s oldest gourmet rooms is still thriving and will take you back to mid-20th century Vegas when every casino Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jul 1, 2016

Contagious Mantra

Most people visit Las Vegas to go crazy but certainly not to improve their health, unless they were one of nearly 1,000 folks who attended the 5th Annual Health, Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jul 1, 2016

Book Review

One look at the front cover of Flavors of Sicily was enough to remind me of the many summers I spent there. I was curious if the recipes could Read more ›

Lisa Matney on Jul 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 Jul 1, 2016

Bob’s Beer Bits and Sips

Victory Brewing Company Cage Radler3% ABVFor many years the Germans have concocted Radlers, a 50/50 mix of sparkling sweet lemonade or soda and lager beer, to sip during the Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jul 1, 2016

Laughlin’s Chefs Fest Delivers Community Dining Extravaganza

One of the best ways to experience the soul of a destination is through its food, and the 29th annual Chefs Food Fest in Laughlin more than delivered the Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jul 1, 2016

Dining Out with the Harrises

Mixx Grill and Lounge Heats Up Summerlin with a Unique First-Class Dining Experience Over the last few years Summerlin has become a locals gastronomic epicenter featuring renowned restaurants and Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Jul 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

Human Resources HR—what does that really mean and what do they actually do? Well, HR is defined exactly as it sounds. Human resources means “people assets and strengths.” As Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jul 1, 2016

The Bottom Line

You’d think serving good food would be a no-brainer as any restaurant’s top priority. Sadly, this is not the case with a growing number of establishments. More and more Read more ›

Ben Brown on Jul 1, 2016

What’s New in Town this Summer?

At BRIO at Town Square Chef Lou Sassetti has rolled out a new menu for the summer season. Known for fantastically ample plates, they have created some truly unique Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Jul 1, 2016

Our Picks

This month, we’ll explore a variety of gourmet-style comfort food restaurants in Las Vegas...you know what I mean—good, simple and tasty food that just makes you feel all warm Read more ›

Aimee McAffee on Jul 1, 2016

Megan Mack’s Latenight Excursions

Nobody does summer like Vegas. It’s a twenty-four hour town with a twenty-four hour lifestyle. Everything you can do inside, you can basically do outside. Well, most things. And Read more ›

Megan Nicolson on Jul 1, 2016

Product Review

Malfy Gin—First Ever Italian Gin to Be Imported to the US I enjoy the unexpected and also like products that surprise me. How about a lemon-infused gin? How about Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jul 1, 2016