June 2016

Hot Off the Grill

Last month we were very fortunate to have as our Cover Feature Christi Brinkley introducing her new line of Proseccos called Bellissima, meaning “most beautiful” or “gorgeous” in Italian, Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Jun 1, 2016

Food for Thought

Very widely available from June to September, the zucchini is related to the cucumber and gherkins, believe it or not. This summer vegetable has a tender flesh, soft edible Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jun 1, 2016

Cooking on Television

What are some things a television chef might not tell you? • How hard it really is to cook and speak simultaneously on TV!• Read more ›

Linda Duke on Jun 1, 2016

I Drink Wine with a Little Help from My Friends

Well, well, well, wine, wine, wine. My wine knowledge and wine sales are probably a little above average in this business. Yet every time I am confronted with a Read more ›

Apryl Bruso on Jun 1, 2016

Power of Love Gala

Stars Celebrate Tony Bennett’s 90th Birthday at Keep Memory Alive’s 20th Annual Power of Love® Gala Event Honored Entertainment Icon and Raised Funds and Awareness for Cleveland Clinic Lou Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Jun 1, 2016

West Eats East

Tofu, a white, soft soy food. It is a curd of soy milk like cheese from animal milk. Protein in soy milk coagulates to form a curd by Nigari Read more ›

K. Mike Masuyama Ph.D. on Jun 1, 2016

What’s Brewing

Cars & Casinoand BeerThe Go Campaign’s 3rd Annual Cars and Casino took place again at Jonathan Ward’s ICON Workshop—a fun evening of amazing cars, casino games, food and cocktails—with Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jun 1, 2016

Really Stinky Cheese

A visit to Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens is an idyllic gastropub experience, whether you’re visiting the Escondido location or Liberty Station—though at San Diego’s Liberty Station, conversations Read more ›

John Rockwell on Jun 1, 2016

Celebrating 50 Years of Robert Mondavi Winery

When Robert Mondavi opened the doors of Robert Mondavi Winery in 1966, he was driven by a belief that he could make world-class wines from the vineyards of Napa Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Jun 2, 2016

Brett’s Vegas View

Front Line NewsStation Casinos is acquiring thePalms Casino Resort this year for $312.5 million. Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming is buying two Cannery Casino Resorts for $230 million andAliante in Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jun 1, 2016

Orange County’s Pizzeria Sapori Receives Nod as One of the Best Pizzerias In the United States

Since opening last spring, Pizzeria Sapori has been a local favorite with Newport Beach residents and pizza lovers in Southern California. But now the family-owned pizzeria is garnering some Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Jun 1, 2016

Newport Beach Film Festival

The 17th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival took place in late April. This celebration of features, documentaries, shorts and sports has also developed over the years to include a Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jun 1, 2016

The Bottom Line

Elixir G founder Bill Tocantins has traveled the world in search of ingredients to craft the perfect ‘liquid ginger.’ Since stumbling onto the idea for fresh ginger syrup nearly Read more ›

Ben Brown on Jun 1, 2016

Product Review

Murray’s Cheese Shopat Smith’sNew York transplants and the rest of us have reason to rejoice. Murray’s Cheese one of New York’s oldest cheese shops, established in 1940 in Greenwich Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2016

Product Spotlight

With Major’s NEW aromatic range of bases take a sensorial journey to the orient and beyond in seconds. For fresh, quick and tasty recipe inspiration, look no further than Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Jun 1, 2016

Bob’s Beer Bits and Sips

Nothing Sweet About this LindemansLindemans Cuvée René Oude Kriek Lambic AleEveryone knows Lindemans for their soda pop-like sweet Frambois, Kriek and Peche, which are loaded with added sugar, but Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

You can only be as good at managing others as the effort or importance that you place upon it. What do I mean? Well, how much do you really Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jun 1, 2016