Behind the Scenes at Power of Love®

Imagine presenting a gourmet meal for 1,500 of your best friends, prepared by some of the top celebrity chefs in the world and paired with world-class wines selected by Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 2, 2017

Hot Off the Grill

Restaurant Editor Benjamin Brown attended the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival, which featured an array of acclaimed speakers. Top Chef Judge Gail Simmons left and Top Chef Finalist Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on May 2, 2017


Like casting a light from a lighthouse, Chinese civilization has given immense influence to every corner of Asia, including for cooking-eating. The Chinese food culture is based on a Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on May 1, 2017

Making Good Sourdough: PART I

For me, part of the joy of a good cheese platter is good bread. I’ve never been much of a ‘cheese and cracker’ person, even though I understand the Read more ›

John Rockwell on May 1, 2017

Twinkle Toast

Hooray for picnic season! Ok, we realize that there is not an official “picnic season” but when you’ve been in Las Vegas as long as we have, you deeply Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on May 1, 2017

Brett’s Vegas View

Spotlighting EntertainmentBritney Spears has announced her final 18 dates from Sept. 3-Dec. 31 for her four-year run at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood. Céline Dion has added 37 more Read more ›

Jackie Brett on May 1, 2017

The Bottom Line

Content marketing joins the ranks of digital, social media and influencer marketing—terms so often thrown around without too many people knowing how to actually use them as intended. Look Read more ›

Ben Brown on May 1, 2017

What’s Brewing

Yorkshire SquareTorrance’s newest craft brewery is offering the thirsty public an alternative to the norm. No, we aren’t talking about the latest in the hazy/juicy IPA realm. Instead, what Read more ›

David Mulvihill on May 1, 2017

Food for Thought

I’ve always been told that this is a vice, that alcohol is not good for you and has no nutritional benefits. But I beg to differ, especially since you Read more ›

Les Kincaid on May 1, 2017

Foodie Biz

The 7th annual Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival brought together culinary celebrities, home cooks and foodie enthusiasts over a beautiful weekend, from March 24-26. Two days of grand Read more ›

Ben Brown on May 1, 2017

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Last month, I decided to focus on technology in the wine industry, and wrote about “no touch vineyard practices,” touching upon some technology innovations that are streamlining the viticulture Read more ›

Alice Swift on May 1, 2017

Maui Brewing Co Independently Growing Craft Beer Within Hawaii and Beyond

The US Small Business Administration SBA has bestowed Maui Brewing Company’s Garrett Marrero and Melanie Oxley with the 2017 Small Business Persons of the Year for the Nation. After Read more ›

David Mulvihill on May 1, 2017

Product Spotlight

More than just a broth, Major’s PAN-ASIAN BASE range is the perfect way to add an exotic twist to any dish. Create healthy, fun, on-trend street-worthy recipes in seconds. Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on May 1, 2017

Bob’s Beer Bits and Sips

When I think of Australian beer, Foster’s usually comes to mind. Now that I’ve discovered the handcrafted beers from the aptly named Australian Brewery, that is about to change, Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2017

Product Review

49th Parallel VodkaAdmittedly I’ve never been a big fan of vodka, but after tasting 49th Parallel Vodka that has changed. Truthfully, I’d never tried a vodka this smooth and Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2017

Pizza Expo and Nightclub & Bar

Pizza Expo and Nightclub & Bar Rocks the Town During Its Annual Conventions at the Las Vegas Convention CenterThese two conventions are one of the highlights of the Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

The key to success in life and in your chosen career is to be a good leader - a good role model. People only follow those whom they can Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on May 1, 2017