August 2019

Happy Birthday Oscar Goodman!

Photos by Tom Donoghue He calls himself the world’s happiest mayor (now former mayor), and when you meet him, you know it’s true. In his office on a Monday, he Read more ›

Gael Hees on Aug 1, 2019

Hot Off the Grill!

The Stove just celebrated its one-year anniversary with a special celebration with an amazing spread prepared by Chefs/Owners Scott Commings and Antonio Nunez that included prime rib, salmon, pastas, Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Aug 1, 2019

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Have you ever taken the time to think about where your wine comes from and how it gets to your wine glass? Sure, the sommelier recommending a wine for Read more ›

Alice Swift on Aug 1, 2019

What's Brewing

photos by A.D. Cook Trustworthy Brewing Co. & BBQ Now Open at The Palazzo At long last, the Vegas Strip once again has a brewery, for the first time since Monte Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

ENTERTAINMENT photo by Mark Seliger Keith Urban will reopen The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with his “Graffiti U World Tour” on Sept. 6 and 7 marking the debut of the newly Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Aug 1, 2019

The Bottom Line

It’s a timeless saying. ‘The customer is always right.’ When in doubt, give the customer what they want, because they’re the ones that support your business and allow you Read more ›

Ben Brown on Aug 1, 2019

Human Resources Insights

I think that in many ways we get too comfortable in our lives and environment. When we haven’t been challenged or exposed to risk for a long while, we Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Aug 1, 2019

What’s Cooking

Photos courtesy Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Craft + Community Things are certainly changing at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Gone for several months now is the iconic gargantuan neon Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2019

Gem of Quintessential Casual Dining

Photos courtesy Balboa Pizza Balboa Pizza has been around since 2005 in Henderson and been a hidden gem in a manner of speaking. Located in The District at Green Valley Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Aug 1, 2019

Twinkle Toast

photo by Erincooperphotography.com Dumping out wine that has gone bad from being open too long is always a sad event. Fortunately, within the past decade, technological advancements have been made Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Aug 1, 2019

Chef Spotlight

photo courtesy Michael Goodman Since 1987, Michael Goodman has worked with the Four Seasons, ranging from his start in Los Angeles to stints in Hawaii and Mexico City to his Read more ›

Pat Evans on Aug 1, 2019

Dishing It with Sk Delph

TIberio Wine Dinner at Vetri Cucina photos by Sk Delph May I share with you a wine-tale? It's the history of a vineyard nestled in a mountainous region of Italy and Read more ›

Sk Delph on Aug 1, 2019

Front & Back of the House

photos by Gael Hees Monica Atwood, or Jack as she is known, is funny, quirky, a bit stubborn, loyal and a hard worker. She’d do anything in the world to Read more ›

Gael Hees on Aug 1, 2019

Legendary Pasta Mia East and West Standing the Test of Time with Classic Italian Fare

photos courtesy Elaine and Scott Harris Las Vegas has long been known for its classic Italian cuisine but surviving and thriving in the competitive culinary world is tumultuous—many come and Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Aug 1, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

Operational systems from the back of the house to the front of the house are the only way for your restaurant to earn its potential in profits. The magic Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Aug 1, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

Last month we covered some amazing and diverse gins from various geographical regions throughout the world. This month, I decided to continue riding this gin train and cover some Read more ›

Max Solano on Aug 1, 2019

USBG Las Vegas

 Marissa Barlow    photo courtesy Marissa Barlow Meet Marissa Barlow. A recent transplant from Chicago, she has been a member of the USBG since 2007. She feels most at home at cocktail Read more ›

Adam Rains & Terry Clark on Aug 1, 2019

Best of the Best

photos courtesy Hard Rock, Cinnamon’s and Shelley Stepanek HARD ROCK CAFÉ on the Strip is easily found. Just north of MGM, and across the street from Park MGM, this 3-story Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Aug 1, 2019

May I Recommend...

photos by Blake Myers If you want to see the Arc de Triomphe and France’s capital city from a height of 410 feet, you can travel slightly more than 5,000 Read more ›

Blake Myers on Aug 1, 2019

Chef Talk

I’m not sure how many people are aware of the Basque traditions that have carried over into the United States. Basque culture originated in northcentral Spain and southwestern France. This Read more ›

Allen Asch on Aug 1, 2019

Product Review

Starward Nova Australian Whiskey We’re used to hearing about whiskey from Ireland, Scotland, the US and now Japan, but how about Australia? Starward is made in Melbourne, and the distillery is putting Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2019

Economic Outlook for 2nd Half of 2019 Remains Positive

Shared by Nevada Restaurant Association, written by National Restaurant Association Consumers are expected to remain in a relatively good financial position, which is positive for restaurants. Growth in the national economy Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Aug 1, 2019