Sammy Hagar and Guy Fieri Partner with Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits of Nevada to Launch Santo Puro Mezquila

“We were pouring Santo like we were putting out a fire with it!” ~ Guy Fieri  Cover and feature photos by Ethan Miller and courtesy Santo Puro Mezquila On April 4th, 2019, Read more ›

Sk Delph on May 1, 2019

Hot Off the Grill!

Restaurant Editor Ben Brown enjoyed the 4th annual Masters of Taste at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Find out about this record-setting event and more in his Foodie Biz Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on May 1, 2019

The Bottom Line

A great website is the crux of a restaurant’s ability to reach new customers. And just as your food needs to demonstrate clear quality and freshness, so too does Read more ›

Ben Brown on May 1, 2019

What's Brewing

photos by David Mulvihill Sabroso    Flogging Molly at Sabroso.    Sabroso Craft Beer and Taco Fest began as a small venue festival, morphing some years back into Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Read more ›

David Mulvihill on May 1, 2019

Product Review

Old Trapper Beef Jerky The family-owned Old Trapper Smoked Products is experiencing excellent growth, and just in time for its 50th anniversary, completed the commissioning process for its new 80,000 Read more ›

Bob Barnes on May 1, 2019

Twinkle Toast

Underground Wine Pairings   Photo by It has been over a year since we last explored the untraditional world of “underground” wine pairings. From junk food to fast food, which usually Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on May 1, 2019

Walsh Distillery in Ireland Brings Decades of Experience to Produce High Quality Whiskey

Photos courtesy Elaine and Scott Harris After exploring Dublin for a few days, it was time to hit the road and head out into the “Garden of Ireland” to explore Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on May 1, 2019

Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit

photos courtesy Bon Appetit One of the absolute biggest food and wine events of the year was held in Las Vegas May 9-12. Las Vegas has numerous food events throughout Read more ›

Shelley Stepanek on May 1, 2019

Foodie Biz

Photos by Ben Brown Masters of Taste Sees Landmark Sellout in Its 4th Year Masters of Taste solidified its presence as one of LA’s elite food festivals this year, selling out Read more ›

Ben Brown on May 1, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

As we continue where we left off last month, I hope that a good image was portrayed as far as the overall process, amount of work, collaboration and countless Read more ›

Max Solano on May 1, 2019

Chef Talk

I recently read an article about butter and started to look more closely at this staple in most kitchens, both commercial and residential. The amazing varieties of butter and Read more ›

Allen Asch on May 1, 2019

Human Resources Insights

Most days, things run pretty smoothly at work don’t they? It can and does resemble a well-oiled machine when the desired output is achieved on time and on budget! Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on May 1, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

Entertainment Donny and Marie Osmond end their Flamingo residency Nov. 16. Donny, the peacock on The Masked Singer, plans to release his 62nd album when he turns 62 in December.  Anita Baker will headline at The Venetian for a five-night Read more ›

Jackie Brett on May 1, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

For decades restaurants have been run with one key number in mind to ensure they have a chance of making money. That key number is called prime cost. What is Read more ›

David Scott Peters on May 1, 2019