February 2020

Frey Ranch Distillery

Photo Credit: Frey Ranch Distillery Longtime Nevadans take a lot of pride in their state and in the Silver State’s history, especially those who can trace their family back to Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 17, 2020

The Bottom Line

Dave Eldredge serves as the Director of Marketing for Elite Restaurant Group, owner of Slater’s 50/50, Daphne’s Mediterranean, Paxti’s Pizza and Gigi’s Cupcakes. This longtime restaurant veteran (literally…he served Read more ›

Ben Brown on Feb 17, 2020

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

With a blink of an eye, 2019 has come and gone, and we are well on our way into 2020. I have some friends that regularly ask me for Read more ›

Alice Swift on Feb 17, 2020

The Restaurant Expert

If you really want to be in the restaurant business or you’re trying to remember why you got into it in the first place, I feel your pain. It’s Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Feb 17, 2020

Human Resources Insights

Just as important as maintaining your own personal health by eating right, exercising and getting enough rest is the value of keeping your workforce happy and healthy! As we Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Feb 17, 2020

Chef Talk

I recently went out for lunch and ended up in a shop that sold Cornish pasties. The first time I saw the sign I thought maybe there was a Read more ›

Allen Asch on Feb 17, 2020

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment Bill Burr, actor, comedian and podcast host, has a 2020-2021 residency at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan beginning with Saturday dates March 21 and June 20.  ZZ Top with three original band Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Feb 17, 2020

Product Review

The Bruery Ruekeller Helles The Bruery has long been one of my all-time favorite breweries, as I quite enjoy their Belgian-style, sour and wild ale offerings. So I was a Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Feb 17, 2020

Twinkle Toast

George and Maximilian Riedel. Photo credit: Riedel While the majority of wine drinkers probably don’t put much thought into selecting the vessel with which to consume their wine, the Riedel family Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Feb 17, 2020

Front & Back of the House

Photo credit: Wild Roots Sometimes, naivete pays off! When Chris Joseph was first “marketing” his natural infused vodkas and seeking startup funds, he made some good mistakes. Having finally secured Read more ›

Gael Hees on Feb 17, 2020

Hot Off the Grill!

Restaurant Editor Ben Brown experienced 101 North, a Westlake Village gem run by Michelin-Starred Chef Anthony Alaimo. Find out more behind Chef Anthony’s master work in Ben’s Foodie Biz Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Feb 17, 2020

What's Brewing

photo credit: David Mulvihill Hoops, Charges Restrictions and Requirements Have you ever wondered what takes place behind the scenes to bring that pint, can, bottle, crowler or growler of beer you Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Feb 17, 2020

Vine & Dine

Photo credit: Drew & Lisa Matney and Bull and Bourbon We drove out to the recently reimagined and redesigned Sycuan Casino Resort for a meal at the property’s flagship steakhouse, Read more ›

Drew & Lisa Matney on Feb 17, 2020

Foodie Biz

Photo Credit: Ben Brown, Chez Melange and San Pedro Fish Market 101 North: Michelin-Starred Chef Works Magic in Westlake Village In the quiet northwestern suburb of Westlake Village, right on the Read more ›

Ben Brown on Feb 17, 2020