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Tag Archives: Las Vegas Nevada

• YES! Upscale Craft Beer Bar to Open in Airports

YES! Upscale Craft Beer Bar to Open in Airports

When Beef ‘O’ Brady’s acquired the rights to franchise The Brass Tap in June 2012, Chief Development Officer James Walker had an incredible idea; open The Brass Tap in airports. Now, less than one year later, The Brass Tap, the emerging franchise known for its more than 300 craft beers, premium wines, live music and […]

• Plan Now. World’s Greatest Whisky Event Returns To Vegas

Plan Now. World’s Greatest Whisky Event Returns To Vegas

Whiskey lovers are a different breed. They tend to be the most passionate and adventurous of all spirits enthusiasts – after all they have a lot more to be adventurous and passionate about. There are no rare 50 year old vodkas and no one retraces the Antarctic footsteps of famed explorer Sir Ernest Henry Shackelton […]

• Cracking the Code Of Restaurant Wine Pricing

Cracking the Code Of Restaurant Wine Pricing

Why does the same Cabernet cost $1,500 at San Francisco’s Jardinière and $5,435 at Las Vegas’s Prime Steakhouse? Juliet Chung on how to deconstruct a wine list — and the best way to find good values. At Legal Sea Foods in Washington, a bottle of 1999 Dom Pérignon Champagne costs $155. At McCormick & Schmick’s, […]

• Shocker Alert: Pauly D Getting Into Liquor Business

Shocker Alert: Pauly D Getting Into Liquor Business

Move over Bethenny Frankel, Pauly D is rumored to be getting into the pre-mixed cocktail business. The Jersey Shore star is known for drinking and partying, so doesn’t it makes sense for Pauly D to have his own cocktail line? Keep reading to find out why Pauly D might strike it rich with this liquor […]

• Leave it to Vegas. Doc treats hangovers on roaming Hangover Heaven bus

Leave it to Vegas. Doc treats hangovers on roaming Hangover Heaven bus

Fourteen hours of solid drinking gave Adam Lijewski one of the worst hangovers he has ever had. On a scale of 1 to 10, “it was a 12,” he said. Yet the first thing Lijewski, 30, and his buddies wanted to know, after spending $150 each to cure the side effects of their all-nighter? “When […]

• America’s Drunkest Cities of 2011, From Las Vegas to Boston

America’s Drunkest Cities of 2011, From Las Vegas to Boston

’Tis the season to throw back a few—eggnog for the holidays, hot toddies for the chill air, and Champagne for the New Year’s festivities. But for some urbanites, every season is drinking season. Certain cities, like Milwaukee, have a strong beer-brewing industry. Others may just have a thriving bar culture. To compile the second annual […]

• Weird Sport of Beerless Beer Pong

Weird Sport of Beerless Beer Pong

If you think that beer pong is solely about alcohol, think again. In an interview with Beer Pong staff that manage the World Series of Beer Pong Championships, I soon learned that there was a sober version of this game. On top of this shocking sobriety, there are also other weird facts about this table […]

• The secret to making adult freeze pops at home, Vegas-style

The secret to making adult freeze pops at home, Vegas-style

This weekend’s chemistry homework: Combine unknown proportions of water, ethanol and edible organic matter in a solution that can be frozen. But don’t worry. When you solve this puzzler, the payoff will be a refreshing, slightly buzz-making ice pop that’ll be just the thing to help you through a steamy Las Vegas summer. Alcohol-based ice […]

• You Go Girl! Patricia Richards Named America’s Top Female Bartender

You Go Girl! Patricia Richards Named America’s Top Female Bartender

Head Mixologist for Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Named America’s Top Female Bartender Askmen.com has named Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Mixologist Patricia Richards the top female bartender in America. As head mixologist for the resorts, she oversees 25 bars, and has made a name for herself as the first female in Las Vegas to […]

• It’s that time! The Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour

It’s that time! The Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour

More than two hundred of the world’s finest wineries will pour one of their best wines at each stop. Select one of WINE SPECTATOR’s Grand Tour cities near you and enjoy a wine tasting you will remember for a long time to come! All tickets are $200 each Your ticket price includes over 200 top-rated […]

• Ready for another mixology challenge? $15G first prize!

Ready for another mixology challenge? $15G first prize!

PROUDLY PRESENTS: Shake It Up! 2011 ‘Creative Cocktail Challenge’ Location: Nightclub & Bar Show at the Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 Time: 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM (contestants check-in at 11:00 AM) 1st Place: $15,000 2nd Place: $6000 3rd Place: $2500 4th Place: $1000 5th Place: $500 An Individual Prize […]

• Vegas Hosts World’s First Premier Luxury Whiskey Show

Vegas Hosts World’s First Premier Luxury Whiskey Show

The angels over Scotland must surely be in a dither, waiting for their share of the heaven-bound bounty soon to be unleashed in Las Vegas. On March 18 and 19, 2011, whiskey companies from around the world will offer some of their rarest, oldest, most coveted and newest expressions at the Universal Whisky Experience at […]

Awesome idea. Beer tap tables — bottom's up!

Awesome idea. Beer tap tables — bottom's up!

Baltimore area is nexus for Irish company selling tables with built-in beer taps in the U.S. A Parkton man had an idea that even the casual beer drinker would appreciate: What if you could draw your own frothy pint at the local pub? Turns out, perhaps not surprisingly, that someone across the Atlantic already had […]

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• The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails

The Modern Mixologist: Contemporary Classic Cocktails

Over the course of the past two decades, Tony Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as one of the leaders in the craft cocktail movement. Through his work with food and hospitality legends like Mario Batali, Steve Wynn, and Harry Denton, Abou-Ganim has earned his reputation as “the Modern Mixologist,” someone bringing the traditional art of […]