September 2017

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Fifty years ago, a small winery called Ste. Michelle Vintners introduced its first vintage of European-style premium wine, a Cabernet Sauvignon from the Yakima Valley. It was the release Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Sep 2, 2017

Hot Off the Grill

Last month’s SoCal Food & Beverage Pro featured the Coastal Kitchen in Dana Point visited and written by our Editorial Director Bob Barnes. It was so intriguing that our Read more ›

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

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Master Sommelier Michael Jordan. Photos by Alice Swift On the island of O‘ahu in the state of Hawai‘i, there are three resident Master Sommeliers: Chuck Furuya, Patrick Okubo and Roberto Read more ›

Alice Swift on Sep 1, 2017

What’s Brewing

Monthly Beer Dinners at PKWY Tavern Photos by Dave Canela PKWY Tavern is hosting monthly beer dinners at its W. Flamingo and Marks/Henderson locations, and I’m happy to report many of Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Sep 1, 2017

Made from Scratch

If you’ve ever walked into a cheesemonger’s shop, the experience can be overwhelming and intimidating. Here are some guidelines to help guide you in your path to exploring great Read more ›

John Rockwell on Sep 1, 2017

Product Review

Founders DKML I’m old enough to remember when all malt liquors were bland renditions of a high alcohol beer that you drank to accelerate getting your buzz on. I’ve honestly Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Sep 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight

photo by Anjali Pinto Chef Joho is known around the world for the impact he’s had on the culinary industry. His personalized cuisine and elegant restaurants continue to be successful Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Sep 1, 2017

Dining out with the Harrises

photos by Scott Harris Las Vegas off-Strip dining has been growing leaps and bounds over the years. Recently a new dining venue opened between the suburbs of The Lakes and Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Sep 1, 2017

Brett’s Vegas View

CONSTRUCTION BOOM The Cosmopolitan is gutting and upgrading its rooms: first the Boulevard Tower this year and then the Chelsea Tower in 2018. Caesars Entertainment Corp. is upgrading thousands of hotel Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Sep 1, 2017


Asia was a primary destination to acquire herbs or spices in the medieval times directly, bypassing the Oriental trade route. Without refrigeration or proper preservation at that time, herbs Read more ›

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

Twinkle Toast

Wine and food go together like showgirls and feathers or Elvis impersonators and sparkly jumpsuits, and some of Las Vegas’ most prestigious restaurants have created one-of-a-kind dining experiences with Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Sep 1, 2017

What’s Cooking

Lunch at Eiffel Tower Restaurant—a Killer View, Outstanding Cuisine and Reasonable Price Points GM Sharon Boudreau and Bob Barnes. Photo by Dick Palcic It’s certainly no secret that Eiffel Tower Restaurant Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Sep 1, 2017

Best of the Best

photos courtesy Carnevino Steakhouse & Blackout Carnevino Steakhouse Will Host a Battle of Cuisines September 9, the award-winning Carnevino Italian Steakhouse with have a “battle” of the dinners, between Spain’s Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Sep 1, 2017

UNLV Epicurean Society

Summer break is officially over and classes will have resumed the 29th of August at UNLV. To end the summer streak on member updates, this month’s issue will revolve Read more ›

Kimberly Verdin on Sep 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

Human Resources HR can be a very rewarding field because there is great satisfaction in helping others. However, at times, it can be a challenging and stressful place to Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Sep 1, 2017

The Bottom Line

Holiday prix fixe menus. Celebrity chef takeovers. Special pop-ups. Weekly, monthly and quarterly special menu pairing dinners. Each of these novelties present tremendous value in its own right, especially Read more ›

Ben Brown on Sep 1, 2017

UNLV Spoon University

Editor’s Note: We are pleased to announce our partnership with the newly launched UNLV chapter of Spoon University, a media platform with content about food, health, wellness and lifestyle Read more ›

Vincent Kwan on Sep 1, 2017

Samuel’s Beer Picks

Very Limited: Bad Beat 3 Year Anniversary Triple IPA: We believe craft beer is much more than just IPA. So we have always been here, providing an excellent variety Read more ›

Samuel Merritt on Sep 1, 2017

Nevada Restaurant Association

With employee-owned phones, a not-so-cool security risk for Nevada restaurantsWhile tech-giddy employees are prone to fawn over every new piece of electronics smuggled into your restaurant—devices that are Read more ›

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

USBG Las Vegas

Co-written by Adam Rains Sarah Delgado-Rith Sarah Delgado-Rith is a force to be reckoned with. Although she has been an active player in the Las Vegas Food & Beverage scene for Read more ›

Bryan Bridgeman on Sep 1, 2017

Product Spotlight

“With the boom of Mexican fusion in 2016, wraps in their many forms, both hot and cold, are now more popular than ever and have earned their rightful Read more ›

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

Our Picks by Adam Rains

Santo TequilaRock and Tequila have had a history of going “mano y mano” so it makes sense that two of rock-n-roll’s most prolific players, Adam Levine and Sammy Hagar, Read more ›

Adam Rains on Sep 1, 2017