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October 19, 2022
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Deep End poolside cocktail bar with cabanas in Dallas, Texas
The 17 best bars in Dallas right now

What’s the best way to join the Deep Ellum hipsters? Jump in at the Deep End. Cool off at this laid-back, poolside cocktail bar all day where the cocktails feature flavors from the state.

October 18, 2022
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Lake Park Bistro pavilion Neoclassical building in Milwaukee
Urban spelunking: Lake Park Bistro and pavilion

As the 200th birthday of Lake Park designer Frederick Law Olmsted is celebrated across the country, it seemed like a good time to reflect on the history of the pavilion and – since it’s Dining Month at OnMilwaukee – on the story of Lake Park Bistro.

October 12, 2022
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Fontainebleau Development at IMEX Las Vegas 2022 Conference
IMEX22 Welcomed Record Number of Attendees

IMEX America in Las Vegas returned to pre-Covid numbers this week. An expanded exposition floor at Mandalay Bay Convention Center was brimming with activity Tuesday as an estimated 12,000 people flowed through.

October 5, 2022
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Michael Shulman talks David Blaine, Wynn’s ‘Awakening,’ KMA’s annual charity poker game

Our Man About Town, Michael Shulman of ShulmanSays.com, was back in the studio to tell us about the annual CHARITY POKER TOURNAMENT benefiting Keep Memory Alive / Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

September 26, 2022
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iHeart Music Festival in Las Vegas 2022
Backstage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival

Casa Dragones, the tequila brand co-founded by iHeart CEO Bob Pittman and Bertha González Nieves, gifted each artist performing at the event a custom-wrapped bottle of its newly launched fourth expression, Tequila Casa Dragones Reposado Mizunara.

September 19, 2022
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Musician Ruel Thomas performing at Geraldine's Austin, Texas
Still Austin Music Monday with Geraldine’s September Artist-in-Residence, Ruel Thomas!

It’s Music Monday presented by Still Austin Whiskey Co and today we’re coming to you from Geraldine’s, the elegant space inside the Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt.

September 17, 2022
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Chef Paul Bartolotta The Commodore
Bartolotta Restaurants preps former Seven Seas property for new era

Excitement is still simmering over the news that Bartolotta Restaurants will open The Commodore, a fine dining restaurant and elevated catering venue on Nagawicka Lake at the former Seven Seas property.

August 17, 2022
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Aerial view of new Bartolotta restaurant location at the former Seven Seas in Delafield, WI
A new Bartolotta restaurant is opening at the former Seven Seas location in Delafield

The Milwaukee-based restaurateurs, in partnership with David Herro and Jay Franke of the HF Hospitality Group, plan to open its latest addition, The Commodore, in September 2023 at the former Seven Seas, 1807 Nagawicka Road, on Lake Nagawicka.

August 15, 2022
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Bartender pouring a Mr. Robots cocktail at Geraldine's on Rainey Street
PSA: These Are the 15 Best Rooftop Bars in Austin

Some of the new builds in Austin are truly doing their best to preserve the spirit of the city, and Hotel Van Zandt is one of them.

July 27, 2022
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Harbor House restaurant signage in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The Bartolotta Restaurants assumes full ownership of Harbor House

The Milwaukee hospitality firm opened Harbor House in 2010 as a joint venture with local entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael Cudahy.

July 23, 2022
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PLAYSTUDIOS offices in Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas slot game developer embraces innovation

Andrew Pascal is no stranger to gaming — on multiple platforms. As founder and chief executive of PlayStudios, a developer of social and mobile casino games, it took years of experience in Las Vegas integrated resorts and forays in slot machine innovation for Pascal to ultimately form the company in 2011.

July 22, 2022
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Birds and record player art display in the lobby of the Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, Texas in the heart of Rainey Street
Top 20 Cool and Unusual Hotels in Austin 2022

Austin is by far the hip, creative jewel in the Texan crown, unlike its sister cities Dallas and Houston it is an offbeat haven for free-thinkers and musicians, in fact, it hails itself as the Live Music Capital of the World and is filled with incredible venues.

June 23, 2022
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Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt rooftop pool in Austin Texas
Austin’s 10 Best Swimming Pools

If you want to drink in the Austin skyline while drinking a cocktail in the water, look no further than the pool at the impeccably sophisticated Hotel Van Zandt.

June 20, 2022
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The MGM Rewards desk at the Aria hotel-casino
Loyalty programs have existed for decades, but they’re starting to look different

Las Vegas visitors can use them to get waived resort fees, room upgrades, better food and drink and free play or special bonuses.

June 10, 2022
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Virgin Airlines launches flights from Austin to London
Virgin Atlantic launches new direct flights from Austin to London

Austin’s red hot atm, and we’re not just talking ‘bout three-digit summers. Virgin Atlantic’s first new route in the US since 2017 launched this month in the Texas city.

May 26, 2022
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On the Corner of Main Street
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Hotelier Cliff Atkinson CEO of Fontainebleau Las Vegas
Ep. 73 – Cliff Atkinson & The Fontainebleau

After a more than 14 year delay, Las Vegas’ tallest casino-hotel is finally back on track. And the man in charge of bringing Fontainebleau Las Vegas to life is veteran hotelier Cliff Atkinson.

May 17, 2022
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Paul Bartolotta in front of Ristorante Bartolotta in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
SHARP Unwrapped: Gourmet food with McDonald’s ingredients

A group of local chefs will support SHARP Literacy by creating gourmet appetizers, entrées and desserts – Using ingredients from a McDonald’s menu!

May 13, 2022
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Sky view of Downtown Austin overlooking the Colorado River
Site Inspection: Show and Tell in Texas’ Capital

Much like the United States, with its vast offering of different cultures and perspectives on the world, Texas’ cities each have their own personality and each offer a lens through which to see the state.

April 18, 2022
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Paul Bartolotta in front of Ristorante Bartolotta in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
3 Local Notables on Why They Live in the Burbs

Paul Bartolotta, Kendra Whitlock Ingram and Steve Scaffidi chat about the opportunity, community and charm of the burb life.

April 15, 2022
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Hotel lobby of the Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, Texas in the heart of Rainey Street
Book this, not that: The best points hotels in Austin

For a stay with some edgy Texas style, look no further than the Kimpton Van Zandt.

April 13, 2022
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Fontainebleau has new message: ‘Miracles still happen’

After a tumultuous history with years of not knowing what would happen to the building, Las Vegas’ Fontainebleau has a message: “Miracles still happen.”

April 7, 2022
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Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt Pool Deck in Austin Texas
The Best Luxury Hotels in Austin

The acclaimed Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt is located in the heart of Rainey Street, formerly a strip of sleep bungalows that has morphed into the city’s premiere bar-hopping district.

March 25, 2022
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Geraldine's roof-top bar at Hotel Van Zandt cocktails, beer, and wine
The 17 Sexiest and Most Scenic Rooftop Bars in Austin: Geraldine’s

Hotel Van Zandt is home to this upscale restaurant and bar, known for hosting talented live music on select nights.

March 23, 2022
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Milwaukee's top chefs from the local restaurant scene
Milwaukee’s Top Chefs Dish About the Local Restaurant Scene

What happens when we bring together nine prominent local chefs to talk about their industry? A rousing chat fest.

March 10, 2022
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Rendering of resort and casino Fontainebleau Las Vegas pool district
Why Fontainebleau Could Become a Las Vegas Strip Casino Leader

Fontainebleau Las Vegas, a project that has been on a nearly 20-year odyssey, appears on track for a late-2023 opening.

March 9, 2022
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Rendering of resort and casino Fontainebleau Las Vegas exterior
Inside Fontainebleau Las Vegas: Renderings show plans for Strip resort

With Southern Nevada’s convention industry still climbing back from the pandemic, Fontainebleau Las Vegas owner Jeffrey Soffer wants the long-planned resort to be a hub for conferences.

March 4, 2022
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Award-winning Wonderbird Spirits Gin
Here are the must-try new gins, mezcals and tequilas to sip: Wonderbird Gin No. 61

This “field to bottle” gin from Mississippi is distilled from Delta rice and features complex flavors and aromas (floral, citrus and spice) from 10 botanicals, including pine needles and red clover.

February 25, 2022
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Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 at night in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
The 34 Best Italian Restaurants in America: Ristorante Bartolotta

For a quarter-century this rustic outpost in a historic building in a quaint Milwaukee suburb has been turning out bonafide pilgrimage-worthy Italian food.

February 23, 2022
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Apple Chai-Der cocktail at Geraldine's in Austin, TX
The best bars in downtown Austin

Geraldine’s is not only an exception to the sad hotel bar rule but has an absolute knock-out cocktail program.

February 18, 2022
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Wonderbird Spirts Gin No. 61 Imbibe Drink of the Week
Drink of the Week: Wonderbird Spirits Gin No. 61

Launched in 2019 by Thomas Alexander, Rob Forster, and Chand Harlow, Wonderbird Spirits is based in north Mississippi and makes experimental gins utilizing local ingredients.

February 11, 2022
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Geraldines delicious Southern recipes at Austin's Hotel Van Zandt
Where to Eat in Austin Right Now

Geraldine’s is classic Austin, with live music, a buzzing bar, and delicious Southern recipes making their way to the table.

February 2, 2022
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New Fontainebleau Las Vegas president looks to ‘bring soul to the building’

Cliff Atkinson likes to say Las Vegas is the pinnacle of the hospitality business.

January 20, 2022
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Founders of Wonderbird Spirits Thomas Alexander, Rob Forster, and Chand Harlow
The Success of a Misssissippi Small Business – Wonderbird Spirits

Founders of Wonderbird Spirits – Thomas Alexander, Rob Forster, and Chand Harlow – join Good Things with Rebecca Turner via video to talk about the company’s growth since their last visit over two years ago.

December 2021
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Award-winning Wonderbird Spirits rice-based gin named Best Gin by Gayot
Best Gins: Wonderbird Spirits Gin No 61

North Mississippi’s first distillery, opened in 2019, Wonderbird Spirits is unique in that it ferments Mississippi Delta jasmine rice to make the base sprit, and is the only American distillery making a rice-based gin and only one of three in the world (the other two are in Japan).

December 31, 2021
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Exterior view of Fontainebleau Las Vegas December 2021
‘Back in my hands’: Fontainebleau’s original developer to finally finish resort

After Jeffrey Soffer reacquired the Fontainebleau, he walked through the long-unfinished Las Vegas project for the first time in more than a decade.

December 13, 2021
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Notable Food and Beverage Executive Chef Paul Bartolotta
Notable Food and Beverage Executives: Paul Bartolotta

Over the past 18 months, chef Paul Bartolotta has led The Bartolotta Restaurants through the COVID-19 pandemic — a challenging time for the industry — by navigating the reopening of more than a dozen restaurant and catering venues, while continually adapting to change.

December 6, 2021
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The Scottish Garland cocktail at Geraldine’s restaurant inside Kimpton’s Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, TX
15 Austin Bars and Restaurants for Unexpected Flavors

Upstairs inside Kimpton’s Hotel Van Zandt just off Rainey Street, Geraldine’s welcomes guests during the winter holidays with the restaurant’s private Winter Igloos.

November 2021
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Meet John Korycki Executive Chef at Harbor House in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Chefs Dish: Meet John Korycki, Executive Chef, Harbor House

Harbor House executive chef John Korycki shares his family go-to recipe for the holidays.

November 29, 2021
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Playstudios acquires rights to develop new Tetris mobile game
Playstudios acquires rights to develop new Tetris mobile game

Developer Playstudios today announced it’d acquired the rights to make Tetris games for mobile devices via a strategic partnership with The Tetris Company.

November 16, 2021
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Long-distance couple reunites for Travel + Leisure's 'Meet Me in the Middle' at Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, Texas
Watch This Long-distance Couple Reunite in Austin, Texas for Travel + Leisure’s ‘Meet Me in the Middle’

In this episode of Meet Me in the Middle, watch as Ruta and Jason reunite and reconnect in Austin, Texas over incredible meals, kayak races, a luxe stay at Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt, and more.

November 14, 2021
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Jeffrey Soffer at the commencement ceremony for Fontainebleau Las Vegas
Original Fontainebleau developer gets chance to finish resort a decade later

Jeffrey Soffer has visited Las Vegas often in the 12 years since halting the Fontainebleau project when it was 75 percent completed and four months from its scheduled opening.

November 13, 2021
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Jeffrey Soffer at the commencement ceremony for Fontainebleau Las Vegas
Fontainebleau’s original developer sets out to finish what he started

After a warm introduction from Gov. Steve Sisolak, developer Jeffrey Soffer walked on stage at a media event this week for Las Vegas’ long-stalled blue tower: the Fontainebleau.

November 8, 2021
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Geraldines delicious Southern recipes at Austin's Hotel Van Zandt
Where to Eat in Austin Right Now

Geraldine’s is classic Austin, with live music, a buzzing bar, and delicious Southern recipes making their way to the table. Opt for a rooftop igloo during the winter season for an extra cozy experience.

November 3, 2021
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Las Vegas skyline overlooking the Strip
A LOCAL’S GUIDE TO THE BEST OF LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

Amy Rossetti knows Las Vegas. The CEO and founder of Rossetti Public Relations has worked with some of the biggest names on the strip, including The Wynn and The Cosmopolitan.

October 27, 2021
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Skyline view of Austin Texas overlooking the state capital and downtown
Your ultimate guide to Austin

For an elegant stay that keeps you connected to the happenings downtown, check out the Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt in the Rainey Street district. 

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Jane Lynch Debuts as Bingo Caller for PlayStudios’ New Mobile Bingo Game
September 15, 2021 | The Hollywood Reporter
Jane Lynch Debuts as Bingo Caller for PlayStudios’ New Mobile Bingo Game

PlayStudios

Casa Dragones Tequila Anejo Barrel Blend
September 2021 | Houston Chronicle
Texas’ favorite hooch? Here are 6 high-end tequilas to sip now

Casa Dragones

Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt Pool Deck in Austin Texas
August 2021 | Tribeza
Austin Leads On List Of Top Places To Stay In Texas

Hotel Van Zandt

How to enjoy the Las Vegas Strip on a budget
August 20, 2021 | The Points Guy
Yes, Las Vegas can be done on a tight budget — here’s how

PlayStudios

Headquarters of social gaming app developer PlayStudios in Las Vegas Nevada
June 29, 2021 | The Nevada Independent
Following Nasdaq listing, PlayStudios focused on social gaming, not online casinos

PlayStudios

Aaron Bickham Corporate Executive Chef for The Bartolotta Restaurants in Milwaukee Wisconsin
June 21, 2021 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
New Bartolotta Restaurants executive chef loves exploring cultures through food

The Bartolotta Restaurants

Restaurants Struggle To Entice Workers Back As In-Person Dining Expands
May 5, 2021 | NPR Morning Edition
Restaurants Struggle To Entice Workers Back As In-Person Dining Expands

The Bartolotta Restaurants

Front door to the spiritual home of La Casa Dragones in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
May 2021 | American Way
Is the World’s Best Tequila Behind These Doors?

Casa Dragones

Bacchus in downtown Milwaukee, WI ranked as one of America's Most Beautiful Restaurants.jpeg
April 22, 2021 | MSN
Ranked: the most beautiful restaurants in the US

The Bartolotta Restaurants

Las Vegas artists pose with Bingo spheres on the Strip to commemorate launch of myVegas Bingo mobile game
April 9, 2021 | Las Vegas Review Journal
5 giant artist-designed bingo balls installed on Las Vegas Strip

PlayStudios

Ellen Degeneres drinking Casa Dragones tequila in her dressing room on the Ellen Show
March 9, 2021 | The Ellen Show
Ellen Reveals Her Pre-Show Ritual

Casa Dragones

PLAYSTUDIOS, creator of MyVegas Slots award-winning mobile game, goes public via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC)
February 1, 2021 | Venture Beat
Playstudios will go public via SPAC at $1.1 billion valuation

PlayStudios

Pappardelle al Ragu d'Anatra pasta dish at Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 in the heart of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
November 6, 2020 | Food Network
Best Pastas in the Country

The Bartolotta Restaurants

Sunlit view from an elegant bathroom window at the Residences at the West Hollywood Edition in Los Angeles, California
October 5, 2020 | The New York Times
The Sunset Strip Stirs Again

The Residences at the West Hollywood EDITION

Retro bicycle outdoors at the Tuxon Hotel in Tucson, Arizona
May 9, 2020 | USA Today
How a new Arizona hotel is preparing to open in a post-coronavirus travel landscape

The Tuxon

Paul Bartolotta of The Bartolotta Restaurants in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
April 23, 2020 | Milwaukee Business Journal
Paul Bartolotta: Making tough decisions by himself during a pandemic

The Bartolotta Restaurants

Mixologist Mariena Mercer Boarini pouring Casa Dragones cocktails at the Las Vegas premier of A Fine Line the Movie
March 16, 2020 | Forbes
Women’s Hospitality Initiative, Culinary Institute Of America And UNLV Announce First Female Hospitality Leadership Course

Women’s Hospitality Inatiative

Jolene Mannina, Elizabeth Blau, and Mary Choi Kelly, founders of the Women's Hospitality Initiative in Las Vegas, NV
March 15, 2020 | Las Vegas Review Journal
Missing ingredient: Initiative aims to correct gender inequalities in the culinary world

Women’s Hospitality Initiative

Jenna Fischer, Angela Kinsey and Kelly Clarkson cook with Chef Scott Conant on the Kelly Clarkson Show
January 8, 2020 | The Kelly Clarkson Show
Kelly Can’t Stop Giggling While Making Italian Food With Jenna Fischer, Angela Kinsey & Scott Conant

Scott Conant

View of the Milwaukee Art Museum from The Bartolotta Restaurants Harbor House outdoor terrace
January 2020 | N by Norwegian
Welcome to “Smallwaukee”

The Bartolotta Restaurants

Busy dining room at Ristorante Bartolotta dal 1993 a Northern Italian restaurant in the heart of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
January 2020 | American Way
20 20 VISIONS: WHERE TRAVEL WILL TAKE US IN THE COMING DECADE

The Bartolotta Restaurants

A rooftop lounge overlooking the city at the new Edition Hotel in West Hollywood, California
November 30, 2019 | Los Angeles Times
The man who brought you Studio 54 is behind a new WeHo hotspot

The Residences at the West Hollywood EDITION

Sunset view of Los Angeles from a balcony at the Residences at the West Hollywood Edition
November 10, 2019 | Wallpaper
We visit John Pawson and Ian Schrager’s latest collaboration in West Hollywood

The Residences at the West Hollywood EDITION

Architectural rendering of the public plaza and retail shopping at The Park Santa Monica in California
October 24, 2019 | Urbanize LA
Downtown Santa Monica Development Targets 2021 Opening Date

The Park Santa Monica

A guest room at the luxury hotel, The Whitley, designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard
October 2, 2019 | ADPRO
Martyn Lawrence Bullard Designs the Whitley, WestEdge Opens This Weekend, and More News in Los Angeles

The Park Santa Monica

Poolside lounge and bar on the rooftop of NoMad Las Vegas
April 19, 2019 | Food and Wine
The Just-Opened NoMad Pool Ushers in a New Era of Vegas Poolside Dining

NoMad Las Vegas

Sipping tequila Casa Dragones Joven served with chocolate
March 13, 2019 | Forbes Travel Guide
3 Of Las Vegas’ Most Prestigious Pours

Casa Dragones

The NoMad Las Vegas hotel bar photographed by Benoit Linero
February 8, 2019 | Maxim
5 KILLER COCKTAIL BARS TO VISIT IN LAS VEGAS

NoMad Las Vegas

Craftsman holding the Casa Dragones Pedro Reyes Special Edition bottle
February 6, 2019 | Monte Cristo Magazine
Tradition sipped

Casa Dragones

Busy dining room and bar at Carbone’s restaurant in downtown Las Vegas
September 30, 2018 | Wine Spectator
The Best of the New

Chef Scott Conant

Parq Vancouver, an urban resort hotel, owned by Las Vegas-based Paragon Gaming
July 7, 2017 | Bloomberg
Could This Be North America’s Most Fun Business Hotel?

Parq Vancouver