August 2016

Conversation with a Cheesemonger in Claremont

If you’ve ever walked into a cheesemonger’s shop, the experience can be overwhelming and intimidating. A good shop has a variety of styles many people have never heard of Read more ›

John Rockwell on Aug 2, 2016

Food for Thought

In the west we eat salad all summer long and never get tired of tasty summer salads. If you’re looking to lose weight, salads are bound to be a Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Aug 1, 2016

Marketing RECIPE: Ladies’ Luncheons

Ingredients Needed:• Printed flyers to advertise• A staff member or a few to make calls to local groups• A group Read more ›

Linda Duke on Aug 1, 2016

Specialty Produce Saves the Day

So after last month’s column, which I am sure you still have taped to your refrigerator, where I boldly state that I had never received a bad YELP—I received Read more ›

Apryl Bruso on Aug 1, 2016

California Beer Tripping

Pretty much everyone in the know is aware of the exploding beer scene in San Diego. Now it’s time to set our sights on the bourgeoning beer activity taking Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2016

West Eats East

Instant noodles are one of the greatest food innovations in the world and have been consumed all over for lunch, dinner, snack and hiking-mountain outings, as well as for Read more ›

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

What’s Brewing

All You Need Is Love CollaborationThe folks at Hillcrest Brewing Company approached Paul Segura of Karl Strauss Brewing Company with the idea of brewing a beer to help raise Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Aug 1, 2016

Brett’s Vegas View

Dining-Beverage SceneIn early 2017, brothers Michael andDavid Morton will introduce a steakhouse concept with all-new construction at the Hard Rock Hotel.PUB 365 is a new craft beer haven featuring Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Aug 1, 2016

The Bottom Line

Restaurants and food writers go together like peanut butter and jelly, or in the gourmet sense, foie gras terrine and fig jam. The exchange is simple: food writers visit Read more ›

Ben Brown on Aug 1, 2016

Foodie Biz Restaurant Spotlight

Barton G, West LAThis place isn’t just a restaurant. It’s a show, an experience, an everlasting memory that shoots itself up into one’s shortlist of iconic meals they have Read more ›

Ben Brown on Aug 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 Aug 1, 2016

Product Review

The Bitter TruthIf you know me at all you are aware that I like products that are out of the ordinary and like to experiment. The Bitter Truth fit Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2016

Bob’s Beer Bits and Sips

Meyer Lemon Lager & Mango WheatFruit beer styles have grown at 81% by volume in the US, evidence that consumers continue to crave fruity brews. Anchor Brewing, known for Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Aug 1, 2016

Human Resources Insights

When I look out at the faces of those individuals that I am training, I see different expressions and interest levels on their faces. Immediately, I begin to wonder Read more ›

Linda Westcott-Bernstein on Aug 1, 2016