August 2017

The Women Behind Food and Beverage at The Venetian/Palazzo

Within the luxurious resorts of Las Vegas are some of the best fine-dining establishments, and behind these restaurants are teams of the most talented and hard-working individuals in the Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Aug 2, 2017

Hot Off the Grill

Pictured here are our Beverage Editor Adam Rains, Bulleit Owner Tom Bulleit, DIAGEO Whiskey Ambassador Doug Kragel and Caroline Boger enjoying lunch at the classic French Creole eatery Palace Read more ›

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

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Definitely a trend…but a controversy for some. For those of you who might not be aware, marijuana was recently legalized for sale for recreational use in the state of Read more ›

Alice Swift on Aug 1, 2017

What’s Brewing

photo by PJ Cervantes Design + Photography 595 Craft and Kitchen Serving an Enlightened Craft Beer Selection In the past two decades Southern Nevada has advanced towards bringing a more enlightened Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2017

What’s Cooking

photo by Bill Bokelmann Searsucker Continues to Offer an Impressive and Diverse Menu Searsucker at Caesars Palace pulled out all the stops last month, with a media tasting of its diverse menu Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2017

Food for Thought

With the summer heating up everywhere, it’s a good time to start preparing dishes that are cooling and delicious as well. Adding watermelon to panzanella, a classic Italian salad, Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Aug 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight

Chef Jamie Tran never planned on following her father’s footsteps by becoming a chef, but found herself unable to stay out of the kitchen growing up. After working as Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Aug 1, 2017

Dining out with the Harrises

photo by Scott Harris It has been no secret that Chef Brian Howard is one of the best young Chefs whose star shines brightly amongst the world-class chefs on the famed Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Aug 1, 2017

Brett’s Vegas View

ENTERTAINMENT HAPPENINGSInternational comedy The Miss Behave Gameshow opened in the converted Back Room at Bally’s with Miss Behave hosting and audience games.CIRCUS 1903-The Golden Age of Circus debuted at Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Aug 1, 2017


Soy sauce was the very first Asian processed food in our mainstream market, I am sure. Joy with surprise was my reaction when I spotted it in a local Read more ›

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

Twinkle Toast

Since 1977, The Court of Master Sommeliers has been promoting a high level of professionalism and excellence in the hotel and restaurant beverage service industry. The Court offers four Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Aug 1, 2017

Made from Scratch

photos by John Rockwell If you’ve ever walked into a cheesemonger’s shop, the experience can be overwhelming and intimidating. A good shop has a variety of styles many people have Read more ›

John Rockwell on Aug 1, 2017

Product Review

Just Spices Just Spices, a German-based company, has a mission to emotionalize the often-dusty, cupboard-restricted world of spices, as the right spices can make a huge difference in making Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2017

Best of the Best

PING PANG PONG has redesigned and expanded its space at the Gold Coast Casino. Now with seating for more than 300 guests, almost twice as many as before, they Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Aug 1, 2017

UNLV Epicurean Society

Summer has finally almost come to an end. Of course in Vegas, summer technically doesn’t end till around September or November. But the weather is not what this magazine Read more ›

Kimberly Verdin on Aug 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

I have always believed that the purpose of the human resources function should be just as it infers…“a resource where individuals can get information, assistance, and guidance”…and even more Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Aug 1, 2017

The Bottom Line

It shouldn’t be much of a revelation that your servers, hostesses, chefs and bussers are your most valuable people. Yes, managers, GMs, owners and investors lead the business from Read more ›

Ben Brown on Aug 1, 2017

Nevada Breakfast Week

In July, The Nevada Restaurant Association held an edible experience that made it easy for the community to dine out for a cause. Held in conjunction with National Culinary Read more ›

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

Product Spotlight

More than just a broth, Major’s PAN-ASIAN BASE range is the perfect way to add an exotic twist to any dish. Create healthy, fun, on-trend street-worthy recipes in seconds.It’s Read more ›

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

Bob’s Beer Bits and Sips

Lone Tree Brewing Cucumber Wheat Lone Tree Brewing Company opened in 2011 and is named for the city in Colorado it is located in. It is now canning its Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2017