July 2017

Prepare to Be Wowed!

The biggest restaurant debut of July, if not the whole summer, and possibly the whole year, is taking place this month. On July 27 celebrity chef Robert Irvine will Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jul 1, 2017

Hot Off the Grill

A new world record for pizza was recently established by none other than our own John Arena co-founder and co-owner of Metro Pizza, alongside fellow industry leaders Tony Gemignani Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jul 1, 2017

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

For those of you who might not be familiar with the world of wine certifications, the Master of Wine MW Exam is one of the most rigorous wine certifications Read more ›

Alice Swift on Jul 1, 2017

Samuel’s Beer Picks

Anchor Blood Orange Blonde AleBlood Orange Blonde has the delectable taste of the blood orange. The fruit is deep crimson in color with enticingly rich aroma and tangy-sweet juiciness Read more ›

Samuel Merritt on Jul 1, 2017

Food for Thought

“Who is buying this stuff?” I always wonder when I pass by one of the wine aisles at a certain 24-hour supermarket. Past aisles of everyday wine and not Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jul 1, 2017

Chef Talk

Recently I went to visit the newest Las Vegas Casino, Lucky Dragon. I have heard good things about the food and wanted to give it a try. My first Read more ›

Allen Asch on Jul 1, 2017

one7 communications Wins 2017 Silver Anvil Award

Congrats to our friends and partners at one7 communications, who recently won a 2017 Silver Anvil Award at the Public Relations Society of America’s PRSA ceremony in New York Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jul 1, 2017

USBG Las Vegas

Jerome Thigpen Many in our industry are abound with talent, passion and smarts. One gentlemen that holds all of those qualities is Jerome Thigpen. Jerome or “JT,” is originally Read more ›

Adam Rains on Jul 1, 2017

Dining out with the Harrises

photo by Scott Harris Chica Las Vegas Opens at The Venetian Celebrity Chef Lorena Garcia has brought her Latin American layers of flavors to The Venetian resort in the highly anticipated Chica. Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Jul 1, 2017

Brett’s Vegas View

About Town NewsGolden Entertainment is buying American Casino Entertainment Properties… the Stratosphere, two-Arizona Charlie’s, and Aquarius in Laughlin.Grand Sierra owners in Reno are buying the SLS Las Vegas, formerly Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jul 1, 2017


Rice—Without rice, Asians cannot survive even for a single day. Many want to eat a bowl of rice even at a steak dinner. Mi amigo from Columbia often jokes Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Jul 1, 2017

Twinkle Toast

Master Sommelier Will Costello recently introduced us to something called a porrón, which looks like a cross between a decanter and a watering can. Porróns have been around for Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Jul 1, 2017

Made from Scratch

I have yet to make an aged blue, but I have made several variations of a petite blue that is made in the same style as a Brie, and Read more ›

John Rockwell on Jul 1, 2017

Product Review

Grill Daddy Now with summer in full swing, chances are your BBQ is getting a workout, which also brings the chore of cleaning the grill. The Grill Daddy Brush Company, Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jul 1, 2017

Best of the Best

New Offerings to DineMB STEAK, the new David Morton and Michael Morton restaurant, has opened inside the Hard Rock Hotel on Paradise. Located in the new tower, this two-story Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Jul 1, 2017

UNLV Epicurean Society

In my opinion, Vegas summer can’t be compared to any other city with dry heat. The moment one steps out the door, they are welcomed outside with a blast Read more ›

Kimberly Verdin on Jul 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

In cases of sexual and other forms of harassment, there are certain factors that must be present in order for workplace harassment to be present. First, the conduct must Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jul 1, 2017

The Bottom Line

Food costs increase. Rent increases. Labor increases. It’s safe to assume that, over time, your cost of doing business will inevitably go up. When this happens, you have two Read more ›

Ben Brown on Jul 1, 2017

What’s Cooking

photos by Bill Milne Andiron Steak & Sea Unveils Summer Menu Husband-and-wife duo Elizabeth Blau and Kim Canteenwalla’s Andiron Steak & Sea continues to be one of the bright spots in Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jul 1, 2017

Nevada Restaurateurs Caught Off Guard by Southern Nevada Health District SNHD New Fee Proposal

This April Nevada restauranteurs were caught off guard when the Southern Nevada Health District SNHD sent notice detailing a new fee proposal which would be presented to the Board Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Jul 1, 2017

Our Picks by Adam Rains

photo by Adam Rains Rising from the Depths Thanks to Bryant Jane and Lyle Cervanka, Starboard Tack has risen from the depths of Las Vegas memory. For late night, or anytime deliciousness, Read more ›

Adam Rains on Jul 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight - Chef Tarun Kapoor from Urban Turban

photo courtesy Urban Turban Chef Tarun Kapoor is an award-winning chef who has cooked his way around the globe, working for cruise ships, international flight catering services, five-star resorts and Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Jul 1, 2017