November 2016

A Better Way to Drink: Bellion Vodka

Many of us in the Food & Beverage Industry have done our fair share of imbibing. For some, it is occupational hazard meets labor of love but for others, Read more ›

Adam Rains on Nov 2, 2016

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Wine tasting is an activity that allows consumers to taste a flight of wines and hopefully learn more in the process. Your senses sight, smell and touch/taste are used Read more ›

Alice Swift on Nov 1, 2016

Hot Off the Grill

The second Las Vegas location of Lazy Dog is now open at Town Square and here Owner Chris Simms welcomes LVFNBPro Editorial Director Bob Barnes to check out the Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Nov 1, 2016

What’s Brewing

Who Has the Largest Beer Selection in Nevada?The previous holder of this designation was The Pub at Monte Carlo, which with more than 300 beers closed on Oct. 3 Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Nov 1, 2016

Dining Out with the Harrises

The “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro Celebrates a Three Year Milestone at Buddy V’s Ristorante in Las Vegas.It’s been three years since we met with Buddy Valastro and his family Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Nov 1, 2016

West Eats East

Energy drinks: non-alcohol beverages, with or without carbonation, to invigorate you to recover from fatigue quickly and move forward positively in these busy days. Since birth, humans have been Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Nov 1, 2016

Chef Talk

I started making my own pickles a few months ago. I bought a high quality fresh, refrigeration required for storage brand and when I finished them I had a Read more ›

Allen Asch on Nov 1, 2016

Nevada Restaurant Association Announces 2016 Culinary Excellence Award Winners

The Nevada Restaurant Association presented the Culinary Excellence Awards at the Canyon Gate Country Club on October 6. The annual event honors the best and brightest in the industry, Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Nov 1, 2016

Up Front and Personal

Finding satisfaction in our industry isn’t always measured in tips. For many of us, it’s finding that perfect place to nurture our creativity, advancing our careers, and sometimes, a Read more ›

Heidi Rains on Nov 1, 2016

Brett’s Vegas View

Entertainment SpotlightStevie Nicks will be the debut artist at the new Park Theater at Monte Carlo with The Pretenders when it opens Saturday, Dec. 17. Bruno Mars has signed Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Nov 1, 2016

USBG Las Vegas

USBG Member SpotlightKinson LauLas Vegas sees its fair share of characters, and in our industry, even more so. One character that stands out is Kinson Lau. He has become Read more ›

Adam Rains on Nov 1, 2016

UNLV Epicurean Society

Over the last month, the Epicurean Society has been busy planning, attending and executing events. We toured Chef Vick Vegas’ new Sub Shop, planned out our 3rd Annual Epiktoberfest, Read more ›

Matthew Cairo on Nov 1, 2016

Food for Thought

While October is the uncontested best time to get a pumpkin, especially if you plan on carving it for Halloween, baking pumpkins will be around for longer, and you Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Nov 1, 2016

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. Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Nov 1, 2016

Bob’s Beer Bits and Sips

CraftHausBelgard Coffee Stout Beers made with coffee have been catching on in recent years, and while I have tasted quite a few coffee-infused beers over the past few years, Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Nov 1, 2016

Hot New Eateries!

BORRACA, a new Mexican eatery, has opened at Green Valley Ranch. Finally, there is now reasonably priced Mexican food in the area. They have great margaritas, especially the very Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Nov 1, 2016

Big Dog’s Brewing Scores at Great American Beer Festival

286 medals were awarded to 254 brewers at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival and after bringing home five medals in 2015, it was surprising that with the wealth Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Nov 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

Luck. Is it inherent or is it transient? Is it real or imagined? Casinos are founded on the principle that anyone can be lucky. It is also based in Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Nov 1, 2016

The Bottom Line

Expansion is a happy problem for most restaurateurs. You opened up shop and business is booming to the point where your four walls can no longer contain your success. Read more ›

Ben Brown on Nov 1, 2016

What’s Cooking

Lazy Dog Opens Second Vegas LocationLazy Dog opened its first Nevada location at Downtown Summerlin in April, 2015 and has now brought a second location to Town Square, a Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Nov 1, 2016

Our Picks

Bachi BurgerGood things are happening on Rainbow & Russell… Bachi Burger has recently revamped its menu and is in the middle of a concept refresh. They are expanding their Read more ›

Adam Rains on Nov 1, 2016

Product Review

Fizzics Transforming Canned or Bottled Beer to DraftBy Bob BarnesThose of you who watch Shark Tank should be already familiar with Fizzics, a machine that uses patent-pending fluid & Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Nov 1, 2016