April 2020

Small Business Suppliers Face Dilemma Surviving Coronavirus

People drink wine in times of joy and in times of stress (hello, quarantine) and although we’ve seen a lot of coverage online and social media highlighting the libations Read more ›

Mary McAuley on Apr 12, 2020

Hot Off the Grill!

Restaurant Editor Ben Brown enjoyed an evening with the Drago brothers, who collectively own and operate nearly a dozen of LA’s finest Italian eateries. Find out more about their Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Apr 12, 2020

Human Resources Insights

Even during the darkest of times, I choose to find and hold onto a spark of hope regardless of the challenge(s). There are and will always be challenges we Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Apr 12, 2020

What's Brewing

photo credit: David Mulvihill Beware the Ides of March  On Sunday, March 15, California’s Governor Newsom held a press conference focused on managing COVID-19, the virus that has affected how we Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Apr 12, 2020

Product Review

Sierra Nevada Strainge Beast Everyone knows Sierra Nevada as a pioneer of US craft brewing, which has produced nearly every beer style in the past 40 years, but this drink Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Apr 12, 2020

Foodie Biz

Photo Credit: Ben Brown and The Plot Drago Brothers Celebrate Continued Reign Over LA’s Italian Food Scene Celestino, Tanino, Calogero and Giacomino Drago have owned and operated some of Los Angeles’ Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 12, 2020

The Restaurant Expert

This pandemic, COVID-19 virus, is crippling our industry. My heart goes out to you as you worry about your employees, your vendors, your family and your community. I know Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Apr 12, 2020

The Bottom Line

Photo credit: Lawry’s Ryan Wilson is a fourth-generation Lawry’s executive, leading the brand’s marketing, strategy, finance and operational growth. Beginning his career as an entry-level cook, Wilson has risen up Read more ›

Ben Brown on Apr 12, 2020

Brett's Vegas View

LAS VEGAS IS ‘ON HOLD’ Over the years, Las Vegas has had to conquer many challenges, but the Coronavirus pandemic is by far the most overwhelming. In just one week Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Apr 12, 2020

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

In December of 2019, the first COVID-19 case appeared in Wuhan, China. A mere 4 months later, the severe respiratory disease caused by the virus has now traveled to Read more ›

Alice Swift on Apr 12, 2020

Twinkle Toast

Photo credit:  Justyna Hrabska As the month of April brings focus to the ways in which we can nurture the planet that gives us so much, we thought it would Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Apr 12, 2020

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

Photo Credit: Max A. Solano Without question, this is one of my favorite times of the year! Why? Because, for me, March usually brings many bounties that I thoroughly enjoy Read more ›

Max Solano on Apr 12, 2020

Details on the Federal Coronavirus Relief Package

On Wednesday, March 25th, congressional leaders released the final text of their $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package. The agreement includes a dramatic expansion of unemployment insurance, a rescue fund for state Read more ›

Nevada Restaurant Association on Apr 12, 2020