August 2020

What's Brewing

Able Baker and X107.5 Hosting Virtual Beer Tasting Able Baker is presenting a virtual beer tasting in conjunction with and sponsored by X107.5 radio station. The event, dubbed a "Duckingfelicious" Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2020

What’s Cooking

  Photo credit: Grape Vine Café Grape Vine Café Finding Ways to Survive During Pandemic It had been years since I’d stopped in to Grape Vine Café, partly because Lake Mead and Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 8, 2020

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Photo Credit: Alice Swift After more than four months of quarantining and social distancing, the world is finally beginning to open back up. Summertime may be almost over, but that Read more ›

Alice Swift on Aug 8, 2020

Eight Ways to Reimagine Restaurants in a Post-Pandemic World

Although restaurants across North America are beginning to open again in a limited capacity, it's clear that the traditional restaurant model isn’t viable in the short-term and will continue Read more ›

Joe Jackman on Aug 8, 2020

The Bottom Line

Photo credit: Bbot Providing touch-free experiences for consumers has become one of the hospitality industry’s hottest selling points as of late. In the foodservice world, COVID-19 has accelerated the need Read more ›

Ben Brown on Aug 8, 2020

Best of the Best

Photo credit: Shelley Stepanek I have to rave again about the greatest new bakery in town: FRED'S INTERNATIONAL WHOLESALE BAKERY. Alina Kolman, who is age 34, moved here in 2018 from Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Aug 8, 2020

Brett's Vegas View

ABOUT TOWN When Asian-themed luxury Resorts World opens next summer, where the Stardust once stood, it will reveal The Theatre at Resorts World, a new 5,000-capacity concert and entertainment venue, Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Aug 8, 2020

Front & Back of the House

Photo credit: Vegas Baby Vodka It was the end of 2017, and Jennifer Higgins found herself really liking the Austin vibe while spending time with her daughter who was attending Read more ›

Gael Hees on Aug 8, 2020

Twinkle Toast

Photo credit: Erin Cooper Photography - Brian Singleton Chateau Ste. Michelle, Director of National Accounts This year’s quarantine has certainly given a growing number of people a stronger appreciation for outdoor activities Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Aug 8, 2020

The Restaurant Expert

In about one week the restaurant industry went from paying overtime to employees because of a shortage of employees to skyrocketing unemployment rates. Although this tip does not directly Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Aug 8, 2020

Human Resources Insights

I’m sure you’ve heard of or spoken to someone who is going through a very big financial or other challenge during this unprecedented time and situation. It can be Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Aug 8, 2020

Product Review

Erosion Wine Co. Patrick Rue has proven over the years to be a master at creating incredible beers and his family-owned The Bruery, founded in 2008, is renowned as one Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 8, 2020

Chef Talk

This is the season usually reserved for outings with family and friends, the potluck meals around a barbecue or a pool. Unfortunately, these are not those days but I’d Read more ›

Allen Asch on Aug 8, 2020

Chianti Restaurant in Las Vegas Partners with Veteran Las Vegas Strip Performers Providing Badly Needed Live Music and Authentic Italian Cuisine in Difficult Times

Photo credit: Elaine and Scott Harris The restaurant and hospitality industry has always been a profession not for the faint of heart. Long hours and no holidays off are the Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Aug 8, 2020

USBG Las Vegas

Photo credit: Robert Manzaneres Chinatown has long been a place for culinary explorations and now has become a location for culinary excellence. With the many, including big name chefs, who have come Read more ›

Adam Rains on Aug 8, 2020

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada Acquires Distribution Rights from Bonanza Beverage for Nine New Suppliers

Photo Credit: Cierra Pedro–CierraPedro.com On July 31, Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits of Nevada successfully closed its acquisition of franchise distribution rights from storied Southern Nevada distributor Bonanza Beverage. This Read more ›

Ben Brown on Aug 12, 2020