November 2019

Horse Soldier Bourbon

Photo Credit: American Freedom Distillery & Sunship Films We could say that America was built on horseback and bourbon. Our heritage and history run as hard as mustangs stampeding across Read more ›

Sk Delph on Nov 11, 2019

Hot Off the Grill!

Restaurant Editor Ben Brown attended the sixth annual Newport Beach Food & Wine Festival, which saw three days of spectacular culinary festivity. Beachside tastings and a long list of Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Nov 11, 2019

The Bottom Line

Photo credit: Ben Brown Alan Moore runs nearly 50 restaurants. Just a few years ago, this would mean millions of dollars invested in real estate, labor and other capital expenses, Read more ›

Ben Brown on Nov 11, 2019

What's Brewing

photo credit: Brewers Association Kern River Brewing, Brewery Group of the Year with (l-r) Charlie Papazian (Brewers Association), KRBC co-owner Rebecca Giddens, head brewer Brandon Berube, co-owner Eric Giddens and Read more ›

David Mulvihill on Nov 13, 2019

Product Review

H2rOse  Rose water is nothing new, and in fact, its use dates back to ancient history and was favored by Cleopatra and Michelangelo. Over centuries it has been used to Read more ›

Bob Barnes on Nov 13, 2019

Spirits Confidential with Max Solano

photo credit: Max Solano As we continue where we left off from last month’s Part 2 of our whirlwind three-day London cocktail experience back in August, we cracked into the Read more ›

Max Solano on Nov 13, 2019

Foodie Biz

Photos by Ben Brown Newport Beach Wine and Food Celebrates 6 Years of Culinary Mastery Seared ahi in one hand, braised short rib in the other, with a glass of chardonnay Read more ›

Ben Brown on Nov 13, 2019

Schloss Salenegg Winery

Photo credit: Elaine and Scott Harris Since 1068 Europe’s Oldest Winery Schloss Salenegg Has Been Producing High Quality Swiss Wines Many are surprised to learn that Europe’s oldest winery is in Read more ›

Elaine & Scott Harris on Nov 13, 2019

Brett's Vegas View

ENTERTAINMENT The Colosseum at Caesars Palace is lining up singing superstars for short residencies with Journey appearing during New Year’s Eve week. Keith Urban has 12 concerts planned for his all-new Read more ›

Jackie Brett on Nov 13, 2019

Chef Jose “JoJo” Ruiz Recognized by James Beard Foundation

Chef Jose “JoJo” Ruiz Recognized by James Beard Foundation as a Smart Catch Leader for Lionfish and Newly-Opened Serẽa Chef Ruiz’s Seafood Program and Commitment to Sustainable Seafood at Gaslamp’s Read more ›

The SoCal Food & Beverage Professional on Nov 13, 2019

The Restaurant Expert

When you see a regular at your bar and sometimes comp them a drink to thank them for making your bar their home away from home, you’re doing something Read more ›

David Scott Peters on Nov 13, 2019

Vine & Dine

Photo credit: Drew & Lisa Matney We were ecstatic to learn that Patxi’s was opening up some San Diego locations, the first of which opened in Hillcrest on October 23. Read more ›

Drew and Lisa Matney on Nov 13, 2019

Chef Talk

Lately I have been playing with a sous vide cooker. For those of you that do not know what that is, let me explain. Sous vide, French for “under Read more ›

Allen Asch on Nov 13, 2019

Front & Back of the House

Photo credit: Gael Hees There’s nothing better in my book (cookbook, that is) than a recipe with a story. Sure, it’s great to have the perfect recipe for lobster bisque, Read more ›

Gael Hees on Nov 13, 2019