Articles Tagged: Las Vegas

Liquid Vacation – Literary Monday

post iconThe book explores the history of Tiki, delving into the history of the genre, the masters behind the decor and their modern twists on the libations. I loved the book for the history, the lore and the decor alone. …Read More

5 Trends We Found at the 2013 Nightclub & Bar Show

post iconWe recently attended the Nightclub and Bar Show in Las Vegas and here’s 5 trends we saw emerge from the 700 plus exhibitors. …Read More

4 Bars to Get You off the Strip in Las Vegas

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When looking for a good drink in Las Vegas, most people never stray from the big name casinos on the Strip. While there may be a few gems in the dozens of bars packed on that one street, it usually comes with a hefty price tag. Fortunately for the rest of us, there are a few bars off of the Strip that have earned a reputation for high quality cocktails, experienced staff, and a personal … Read more

Taming of the Shrew

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A product of the new Las Vegas downtown cocktail scene, this drink is reminiscent of a lightly flavored martini, but served on the rocks. You can drink this at The Artifice (look for the flickering ‘R’) in the Las Vegas arts district, along with many more signature cocktails. This is a very smooth, balanced cocktail; lots of herbs and just enough sweet to keep everything together. The Taming of the Shrew is extremely good as … Read more

The Black Pearl

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When it comes to tropical drinks, it’s hard to improve on the classics. Though some may attempt, many times their concoctions can become either a carbon-copy of an old one or a tart mix to cover up a bland rum. However, once in a blue moon a new cocktail takes the common tools of a Tiki Technician and whips up a drink that anyone would pass up a common Zombie for.

This drink was created … Read more

Nightclub & Bar 2011 – Las Vegas

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Last month, we packed up our bags and headed to Las Vegas for the 26th Annual Nightclub & Bar Convention. We look forward to this every year, not just because its Vegas. We also look forward to seeing many of the unique products that help us get our drink on. Of course, it is Vegas!

This year’s show was filled with nightly parties at the Strip’s best nightclubs, a full education program for bar owners … Read more

Las Vegas Airport to Get Liquor Store

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If the prices are better than the strip (not hard), this will be the busiest liquor store in Nevada!
 
Travelers arriving at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will soon be able to stock up on booze at the airport.

Clark County commissioners this week approved negotiating a lease with local Lee’s Discount Liquor for a franchise at the airport to be called Lee’s Runway Liquor.

The 1,200-square-foot store will be located near baggage claim.

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Nightclub and Bar Convention 2010

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Despite the sobering effect of the current economy this year’s Nightclub and Bar Convention and Trade Show was once again a reason to celebrate an industry built by the hardy entrepreneurs who made America great. In this spirit, the exhibitors and speakers this year showed that despite adversity the future is bright.

This year saw many specialty products aimed at creating a more interesting cocktail experience. From the naughty Filthy Food, with their conversation starting … Read more

Playboy Club – Las Vegas

To kick off last month’s Nightclub & Bar Conference, Pernod-Ricard held a party at the Playboy Club in Las Vegas. Located a top the Palms Hotel, this is the only Playboy Club in the World. The views both inside and out were amazing!

Thanks again to our friends at Pernod-Ricard!
Playboy Club at the Palms

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