December 2019

De-Coding Código 1530 Tequila

Photo Credit: Paul Risner When discussing this country’s history from its early colonial period and some of the distilled beverages that were available from that time, a spirit category like Read more ›

Max Solano on Dec 10, 2019

Hot Off the Grill!

Ever wish you could go to a pub, and after perusing 60 choices, grab a glass and pour it yourself? Here’s visual proof that you can do just that Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Dec 10, 2019

Front & Back of the House

Here you are, right in the middle of the holiday season and there is a high probability that you are stressed. You have family members and friends that want Read more ›

Gael Hees on Dec 10, 2019

What’s Cooking

Photo credit: Ryan Hafey, Stephanie Garrison Latreille, Stephanie Barnes and Bryan Kuhl Things Are Definitely Flaming at Juan’s This restaurant is well-named, as the first thing I noticed after entering the Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Dec 10, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment Kelly Clarkson starts a brand-new Vegas-residency, “Kelly Clarkson: Invincible,” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood on April 1. Tiffany Haddish will perform at Park Theater at Park MGM Saturday, Jan. Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Dec 10, 2019

The Bottom Line

Photo credit: Ben Brown High-alcohol kombucha seems to deliver it all: the alcohol content equal to that of a craft beer and the nutritional properties of the probiotic drink that’s Read more ›

Ben Brown on Dec 12, 2019

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Photo credit: Alice Swift  Well, it’s that time of year again! With the holidays coming up, beverage demand once again grows with the big family meals and celebrations with the Read more ›

Alice Swift on Dec 12, 2019

What's Brewing

Photo credit: A.D. Cook The Wall—Self-Serve Beer and Much to Entertain You Want a beer? Why not get up and after perusing 60 choices, grab a glass and pour it yourself? Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Dec 12, 2019

Big Smoke 2019 Once Again Is Well Worth the Price of Admission

Photo credit: Joe Urcioli I had the honor of covering the Big Smoke Las Vegas event for The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional, attending on the evening of Friday, Read more ›

Joe Urcioli on Dec 12, 2019

Twinkle Toast

Photo credit: Erin Cooper Photography The Arts District has added another jewel to its crown with the addition of its first wine bar and shop, Garagiste. We were fortunate enough Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Dec 12, 2019

Chef Spotlight

Photo credit: Erin Cooper Photography Jenn Landry has found a safe place in the kitchen.  After an established culinary career in New Orleans and Atlanta, Landry came to Las Vegas seeking Read more ›

Pat Evans on Dec 12, 2019

Dishing It with Sk Delph

Photo credit: Roger Mooking and Sk Delph Celebrity Chef and Award-winning Recording Artist Roger Mooking – Food Feeds the Body, Music Feeds the Soul It’s not often we can have a Read more ›

Sk Delph on Dec 12, 2019

UNLV Epicurean Society

Photo credit: Jennipher Chung The Fall 2019 semester for Epicurean Society continues to be full of activities for its members. The Epicurean leadership team has been delighted by all of Read more ›

Savannah Reeves on Dec 12, 2019

Mama Bird Flies into Southern Highlands with Southern Comfort Food

Photo credit: Elaine and Scott Harris Las Vegas off-Strip dining has caught fire over the last five years, giving rise to chefs fanning passion for their craft while creating gratification Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Dec 12, 2019

Human Resources Insights

I believe that one of the most valuable components of a good organization is the depth of and value placed on the culture of that organization.  Just so you Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Dec 12, 2019

Chef Talk

I want to wish everyone a happy holiday season. I just finished my traditional meal of turducken, which I started enjoying when I lived in New Orleans. I have Read more ›

Allen Asch on Dec 14, 2019

The Best of the Best

Photo credit: Shelley Stepanek Yes, I wrote about the new Mexican restaurant La Monja about a month ago, and what a great spot. Both indoor and outdoor seating, giant grills Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on Dec 14, 2019

USBG Las Vegas

Photo credit: Juyoung Kang Juyoung Kang Juyoung Kang has been one of Las Vegas' most prominent bartenders since the craft cocktail boom began and is a role model to many. Her Read more ›

Adam Rains & Terry Clark on Dec 14, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

Photo credit: Max Solano As we continue where we left off from last month’s Part 3 of our whirlwind three-day London cocktail experience back in August, we dwindled through the Read more ›

Max Solano on Dec 14, 2019

Product Review

Sebastiani Cabernet The historic Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery, founded in 1904, is one of the few wineries that persevered through Prohibition thanks to founder Samuele Sebastiani. After Bill Foley purchased Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Dec 14, 2019

Nevada Restaurant Association

The phrase Ghost Kitchen probably brings to mind a dead space where food once was, but no longer is. However, this is far from reality. Ghost Kitchens are actually Read more ›

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional on Dec 14, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

Knowing your ideal food cost is important because it’s one of the numbers that helps you calculate your target food cost. Your ideal food number is what your food Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Dec 27, 2019