April 2018

Hot Off the Grill

Zarzuela, a heavenly Spanish seafood stew, is only the beginning at Sea Change, one of Chez Melange’s three niche restaurants under one roof. Restaurant Editor Ben Brown explores Sea Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 1, 2018

The Bottom Line

Instagram has transformed photos as a means of communication, with food ranking high among Instagram’s content leaderboard. Many restaurants have upped their food presentation to make their product more Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 1, 2018

What's Brewing

Anaheim Brewery, The OC Chapter of Pink Boots Society gathered to brew Unite Belgian Tripel at Anaheim Brewery. ​​​​Photo provided by and courtesy of Barbara Gerovac. N’owt But Stout  I used to think Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Apr 1, 2018

Made from Scratch

Photos by John Rockwell Sometimes downtown Los Angeles brewery patrons see Chris Tompkins shucking his New England oysters and tell him thanks, but no thanks—we don’t like oysters. “Usually they’re concerned Read more ›

John Rockwell on Apr 1, 2018

The Restaurant Expert

Photo courtesy David Scott Peters Anyone who has worked in restaurants knows sexual harassment is rampant in the industry. Protect your employees and your business with knowledge on the subject.  Sexual Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Apr 1, 2018

The Best Brunch is a Boozy Brunch

Photos courtesy LIPSMACKING Foodie Tours After a long night out in Las Vegas, there are few things better than sleeping in. The extra sleep however, comes with a cost. You Read more ›

Drew & Lisa Matney on Apr 1, 2018

My Predictions for Beer in 2018

According to released figures from the Brewers Association, in 2017 US beer reached yet another milestone, as the total numbers of breweries in operation in the US surpassed 6,000, Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 1, 2018

Foodie Biz

Photos by Ben Brown Sea Change at Chez Melange: Fine Seafood in a Tight-Knit Community Sea Change is one of three restaurants housed in Redondo Beach’s Chez Melange, a quaint retreat Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 1, 2018

Twinkle Toast

The Mondavi family name has been synonymous with the California wine industry for over 50 years, and the newest generation of Mondavi winemakers is rising to the challenge of Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Apr 1, 2018

Product Review

Rogue Rogue has been brewing outstanding craft beers since 1988, and in recent years has been recognized for its farms producing the ingredients used in its brews. The company is Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 1, 2018

Human Resources Insights

As employers we are, in reality, providing opportunities and options for many possible futures. What really is critical is whether our prospective employees are wise enough to understand and Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 1, 2018

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

With the beautiful spring weather right around the corner, what better time than now to have equally beautiful wine from Southern Rhône, such as rosés or Châteauneuf du Pape? Read more ›

Alice Swift on Apr 1, 2018

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment Highlights Zappos.com teaming with Caesars Entertainment is renaming The AXIS 7,000-seat entertainment venue Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood.  Comedy Cellar, New York City’s longest-running comedy club, is opening its first Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Apr 1, 2018


Like it or not, we get older as time goes on. No matter how hard we try to stop or slow it down, we will be seniors who are Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Apr 1, 2018

“Take a Sip for Scholarship” at the 44th Annual UNLVino

Looking Into the Future by Romero Britto UNLVino is differentiated through unparalleled, accredited hands-on student experiences at all levels of event planning, execution and promotion. Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, in Read more ›

Alice Swift on Apr 1, 2018