October 2017

We Will Never Forget 9-11-2001

On September 11, 2017, the 16th anniversary of the infamous attack on innocent Americans, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada employees, friends and invited guests paid tribute to Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Oct 2, 2017

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Baby Boomers, Gen. X, Gen. Y, Millennials, Gen. Z, … what else is next? According to the U.S. Census, Millennials (defined as being born between 1982 and 2000) have Read more ›

Alice Swift on Oct 1, 2017

What’s Brewing

Southern Nevada Beer Events   Pub 365 Oktoberfest Beer Dinner Pretzel - photo by Joe Urcioli On Sept. 13 Pub 365 at the Tuscany Suites & Casino decided to kick off Oktoberfest a Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Oct 1, 2017

Broads of Bourbon

Featured American Stoneware and On the Wrox whiskey stones - photos by Mary Powers For many years, whiskey advocates have sworn by the belief that one should never add ice or Read more ›

Mary Powers & Delilah Tennyson on Oct 1, 2017

Made from Scratch

photos by John Rockwell -  The western-town look of Bravo Farms is the headquarters of Vintage Cheese. The souvenirs were cute, but I was really after the cheese. No, the title Read more ›

John Rockwell on Oct 1, 2017

Product Review

Patrón Extra Añejo  The Jalisco, Mexico-based Patrón has introduced its first new addition to its core range of tequilas in 25 years: Patrón Extra Añejo. Crafted from Mexico’s highest-quality 100% Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Oct 1, 2017

Chef Spotlight

When it comes to cooking, creativity and giving guests an affordable fine-dining experience on the Strip is Chef Richards’ ultimate goal. Chef de cuisine of Emeril’s Table 10 at Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Oct 1, 2017

Dining out with the Harrises

photo by Scott Harris Isaiah Thomas, the retired American basketball player who played professionally for the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association and 12-time NBA All-Star lauded as one Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Oct 1, 2017

Brett's Vegas View

ENTERTAINMENT FLASHES Shania Twain touring next year in support of her new album “NOW” will headline the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Aug. 4. Lionel Richie, a Kennedy Center Honoree Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Oct 1, 2017


A flushed red face, wet eyes and elevated spirit would appear when Asians drink alcohol even a bit. It is due to their low activity of an alcohol breaking-down Read more ›

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

Twinkle Toast

Photos by Erin Cooper - Yoga instructor Patrick Mason - TruFusion on Blue Diamond On our hunt for exciting ways to make wine more approachable for the average consumer, we Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Oct 1, 2017

Oak & Ivy

Oak and Ivy at the Downtown Container Park in Downtown Las Vegas has generated quite a following due to its very extensive bourbon and whiskey list, which numbers 104 Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Oct 1, 2017

What's Cooking

Photos by Joe Urcioli - Co-owner Jessica Harman and Executive Chef Chris Kight Bandito Latin Kitchen & Cantina at Hughes Center a Little Bit Cuban, a Little Bit Spanish and a lot Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Oct 1, 2017

Epicurean Charitable Foundation

Photos courtesy Epicurean Charitable Foundation - Melissa Arias, Michael Kennedy, and Ben Sison The Epicurean Charitable Foundation was started in 2001 by a group of driven individuals. The board of directors is made Read more ›

Leah Schmidt on Oct 1, 2017

UNLV Epicurean Society

The first two weeks at the start of every semester are always the craziest at UNLV. Students are busy with finding their classes, purchasing textbooks and an endless search Read more ›

Kimberly Verdin on Oct 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

Why would I say this? Because I believe it is true! As I’ve always said—HR’s primary role is to be there as the heart of the organization and for Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Oct 1, 2017

The Bottom Line

National Donut Day. National Cheeseburger Day. National Tequila Day. National Chocolate-Covered Bacon Day. The list goes on. If you’re in the restaurant business, there’s an overwhelming chance that some Read more ›

Ben Brown on Oct 1, 2017

UNLV Spoon University

photos by Vincent Kwan Las Vegas has long been known as the city to go to for the best casinos, pools, shows, clubs, bars and nightlife. But in recent years, Read more ›

Vincent Kwan on Oct 1, 2017

Samuel’s Beer Picks

It’s Pumpkin ale time and we’ve got the great ones.  Brooklyn Post Road Pumpkin Ale: Early American colonists, seeking natural ingredients for brewing ales, turned to pumpkins, which were plentiful, Read more ›

Samuel Merritt on Oct 1, 2017

Nevada Restaurant Association

This October marks the two-year anniversary that the U.S. migrated to EMV smart-chip-enabled payment technology. Despite the fact that the migration was accompanied by a card-present fraud liability shift Read more ›

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

USBG Las Vegas

Photos courtesy Victor Espinosa USBG “OG”-Victor Espinosa “I’m pretty random, I’m very outdoorsy, I love snow-boarding and doing the worm.”  -Victor Espinosa Mr. Espinosa is one of the most well-liked bartenders in our Read more ›

Adam Rains on Oct 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 place Read more ›

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

Our Picks by Adam Rains

Photos by Adam Rains Ocean Trout Sashimi with Pop Rocks The strip mall on Jones and Warm Springs is like many in Vegas: There is a gas station, dry cleaner, gaming Read more ›

Adam Rains on Oct 1, 2017