August 2015

Hot Off the Grill

SUSHI ROKU HAS ALWAYS BEEN A FAVORITE JAPANESE RESTAURANT OF OURS. and now open in Newport Beach Fashion Island is the latest expansion of the very popular upscale Japanese Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Aug 1, 2015

For the Love of the Craft

Located in the neighborhood of Summerlin Tivoli Village is home to quite a few new retail and dining options. One of the most noteworthy, Made LV recently held an Read more ›

Adam Rains on Aug 1, 2015

What’s Brewing

Tapas By Alex Stratta Hosts Tenaya Creek Beer Dinner On June 25th, Tapas By Alex Stratta hosted its first group event, a beer dinner featuring local Tenaya Creek Brewery, Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2015

WuHu Noodle at Silverton Debuts Serving Authentic Asian Cuisine

WuHu Noodle opened on July 3 at the Silverton Casino Hotel. The name means 5 Lakes, a reference to a Northern China region, and the small 44-seat restaurant features Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2015

Food for Thought

Not everyone is born to grill. For some of us, grilling comes easier than for others. With grilling season here though, we thought it’d be a good idea to Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Aug 1, 2015

Chef Talk

With the opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba I thought I would share with you some of the food and dishes that you may encounter if you are fortunate Read more ›

Allen Asch on Aug 1, 2015

ACF Las Vegas

After yet another successful calendar year for the ACF Chefs of Las Vegas, comes the first big event for the new Chef of the Year, Chef David Simmons, the Read more ›

Juanita Fryer on Aug 1, 2015

West Eats East

The Chinese, Korean and Japanese are representing Asian foods or cuisine in our eating. They are all brothers or sisters, being born from Chinese civilization and then nurtured by Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Aug 1, 2015

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Grape Stomp, Brio Tuscan Grille at Town Square What is a grape stomp, you might ask? Why, it’s a fun, whimsical way to enjoy wine, of course! Brio Tuscan Read more ›

Alice Swift on Aug 1, 2015

La Rue Marche Café Grand Opening

Last month I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of a new restaurant on the cusp of the Whitney and Paradise sections of the city. La Rue Read more ›

Allen Asch on Aug 1, 2015

What’s Cooking

Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar at Red Rock Resort—Chef Brian Massie’s First Vegas Venture Off the StripAcclaimed Chef Brian Massie has enough accolades to fill a three-ring binder, including hosting Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2015

The Bottom Line

For an illustrious restaurant that typically books out months in advance, there’s a large crowd willing to pay hard cash for a last-minute reservation. While the act of paying Read more ›

Ben Brown on Aug 1, 2015

Nevada Restaurant Association

It may be summer but the Nevada Restaurant Association remains hard at work promoting, protecting and educating those about our industry. This past month guest speakers including Aaron Ford, Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Aug 1, 2015

The LINQ—Much More Than the Big Wheel in Town

After transitioning from Imperial Palace to The Quad and last year to The LINQ, the Strip resort has been known for its main attraction, the High Roller. Now, after Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2015

Good for Spooning

Growing up on the east coast Kerry Clasby was no stranger to farm stands and farmers’ markets. They are literally everywhere. In California she found them there as well, Read more ›

LeAnne Notabartolo on Aug 1, 2015

Carmine’s Celebrates Two-year Anniversary with Summer Italian Festival

Carmine’s family-style restaurant celebrated its two-year anniversary at its location at the Forum Shops at Caesars, inviting guests to its Summer Italian Festival in its upstairs party space. Old Read more ›

Aimee McAffee on Aug 1, 2015

Brett’s Vegas View

Happening Developments MGM Resorts will open a 5,000-seat flexible concert venue at Monte Carlo at the end of 2016 adjacent toThe Park and 20,000-seat arena under construction behind New Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Aug 1, 2015

PR Spotlight

Here’s a love letter to Las Vegas not often written, but if you work in the tourism industry, you know exactly what this is about. Raise your hand if Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Aug 1, 2015

Southern Wine & Spirits Duo Publishes Cocktail Book Anyone Can Use

Livio Lauro and Armando Rosario have been friends and colleagues since they began working together at the Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada’s Las Vegas office in 2005. Their Read more ›

Todd A. Uglow on Aug 2, 2015

Product Spotlight

Why not try experimenting with some of your more traditional sauces by adding different products, creating a unique infusion of flavors? At Major we like to be different and Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Aug 1, 2015

Fabulous Steakhouses

Center Cut Steakhouse in the Flamingo Hotel greets you with distinctive black and white “everything.” The dimly lit room, seating 120, with private dining rooms holding parties of 10 Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Aug 1, 2015

Human Resources Insights

We’ve all heard the expression “no pain, no gain” and this month’s topic seems to echo those sentiments exactly. It would seem logical that success has a price and Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Aug 1, 2015