March 2019

UNLVino Celebrates 45 Years!!–April 11-13 Remembering a Groovy 1974 to Present Day

What was once old is new again at this year’s 45th Annual UNLVino: Take a Sip for Scholarship. This is the largest annual fundraiser for UNLV’s Harrah College of Hospitality, voted Read more ›

Don Chareunsy on Mar 1, 2019

The Bottom Line

Are you an upscale burger joint or a gastropub? Do you serve Mexican food, Mexican fusion or just have a few Mexican dishes on the menu? Is your craft Read more ›

Ben Brown on Mar 1, 2019

What's Brewing

BXCR/ The Culinary Underground Valentine on the Vine beer vs. wine dinner. Photos by David Mulvihill He Said Beer, She Said Wine  First published in 2008, He Said Beer, She Said Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Mar 1, 2019

Product Review

DNX Foods Grass-Fed Beef & Uncured Bacon Jalapeño Bar The word bacon got my attention and jalapeno was the icing on the cake. Well, not a cake, but rather a Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Mar 1, 2019

Revisiting 8 Years of UNLVino Memories

Chef Thomas Keller and myself (Alice Swift) at Bubblicious 2013 - photos courtesy Alice Swift This year, UNLVino celebrates its 45th anniversary; can you believe it? There have been many Read more ›

Alice Swift on Mar 1, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

How do you make money in the restaurant business? The reality is it’s the small things that add up, such as reducing the cost of cheese by a nickel Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Mar 1, 2019

Human Resources Insights

Toxic. That is a rather harsh sounding word to use to define a place that a person might work. Just to clarify, I am not speaking about work that Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Mar 1, 2019

Foodie Biz

Photos by Ben Brown Water Grill: Taking Sustainable Seafood to New Heights In a world where fine dining is dominated by red meat, Water Grill emerges as a rare entity that Read more ›

Ben Brown on Mar 1, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

Last month, we got on the topic of how amazingly well-valued rums are as a category and some of the rum history and generalities, as well, as the emergence Read more ›

Max Solano on Mar 1, 2019

Chef Talk

Spring is such a great season for epicureans. There is a bounty of fresh ingredients and with the changeover from heavy cooking like braising to lighter cooking, such as Read more ›

Allen Asch on Mar 1, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

ENTERTAINMENT Christina Aguilera opens her residency, “Christina Aguilera: The Xperience,” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Friday, May 31. British rock ‘n’ roll band Def Leppard begin a residency there Wednesday, Aug. 14. Illusionist Criss Angel opened his spectacular “Criss Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Mar 1, 2019

UNLV Students Prepping for UNLVino

With April fast approaching, the Las Vegas community turns its attention to UNLVino: a three-day food and wine festival that raises scholarship money for UNLV’s Harrah College of Hospitality. Read more ›

Justin Leung on Mar 1, 2019