June 2017

What’s Brewing

Cars & Casino2017’s Cars & Casino, the annual benefit that raises funds for the GO Campaign, possessed a craft beer element again this year. Let’s talk first about the Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jun 1, 2017

Hot Off the Grill

Restaurant Editor Ben Brown attended the second annual Masters of Taste on the field of Pasadena’s iconic Rose Bowl. Despite a brief but torrential downpour of rain, the event Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Jun 1, 2017


Sushi from Japan, Kimchi from Korea, Chow Mein from China are representing Asia foods, reflecting from respective food cultures, nurtured under a strong influence from China. Chow Mein is Read more ›

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

Made from Scratch

continued from the May 2017 issue... Since I began making sourdough bread a couple of months ago, I have made around 100 loaves in my small home kitchen. I Read more ›

John Rockwell on Jun 1, 2017

Twinkle Toast

We are the first to admit that the struggle has been real for rosé drinkers in Las Vegas. Despite our desert temperatures, we were fashionably late to discovering the Read more ›

Erin Cooper & Christine Vanover on Jun 1, 2017

Brett’s Vegas View

ENTERTAINMENT HIGHLIGHTSJanet Jackson’s four-month State Of The World fall tour will visit Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, Oct. 14. Il Divo - This is Your Night: Live in Las Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Jun 1, 2017

The Bottom Line

Social media marketing is quite easy for establishing a strong base—just create your profile and post regularly. But to really get your message out to a broader audience, there’s Read more ›

Ben Brown on Jun 1, 2017

Foodie Biz

Orange County Wine Festival Showcases Beautiful AtmosphereThe Orange County Wine Festival, which took place April 22, saw a festive crowd and a plethora of sips amidst a gorgeous setting Read more ›

Ben Brown on Jun 1, 2017

Food for Thought

Buying in season means that you’re going to find your produce at its best, whether you’re making a trip to the grocery store or to the local farmer’s market. Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jun 1, 2017

Product Review

RiceSelect Organic Pearl CouscousRiceSelect recently launched Organic Pearl Couscous and is the first company to produce couscous in the US and the first in the world to commercially make Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2017

Wine Talk with Alice Swift

Disneyland, Disneyworld, Universal Studios, Six Flags, Legoland, etc… what do they all have in common? They are theme parks geared towards fun and family-friendly rides, attractions and various forms Read more ›

Alice Swift on Jun 1, 2017

Chef Talk

I was very excited a few years back when the SLS Hotel and Casino opened an Umami Burger on the property. I had been reading about this chain for Read more ›

Allen Asch on Jun 1, 2017

Epicurean Affair

The Epicurean Affair, held at The Palazzo Pools on May 25, is one of Las Vegas’ premiere culinary events, and a chance to sample the best from more than Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2017

Bob’s Beer Bits and Sips

Summer is a time of harvest and with warmer temperatures, beers that are easy drinking and refreshing. Fruit beers come to the forefront, but I want to dispel the Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Jun 1, 2017

Human Resources Insights

In our busy lives and information-overloaded society, it can seem fairly rare that we are able to find a moment of total relaxation and peace, and then have the Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Jun 1, 2017

Newport Beach Film Festival 2017

The 18th Newport Beach Film Festival took place in late April. This year’s festival showcased over 350 films from more than 50 countries and included features, shorts, documentaries, student Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Jun 1, 2017