Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Tour at Death Valley National Park

Death Valley is one of the most special places I've ever been. The vast, strange, quiet history of the desert is expansive. Every time we've been for a day trip or overnight, I've come home feeling replenished and restored. Well...almost every time. This past visit there was the great "food poisoning of 2018" event...but that … Continue reading Scotty’s Castle Flood Recovery Tour at Death Valley National Park

Historical Vegas Mocktail collaboration with Culinary Historian & Author Sarah Lohman

Before I moved back home to Vegas from Chicago we used to come back once a year, usually around Easter for a week.   I looked forward to that week of warm sunshine for months, cursing the chilly midwest short dark days. When we touched down in Vegas, it was a family tradition to head over … Continue reading Historical Vegas Mocktail collaboration with Culinary Historian & Author Sarah Lohman

Sober-Friendly Strip Tips #11: What and Where to Drink When You’re Not Drinking

Hey All! I've been working to compile a list of refreshing non-alcoholic beverages along The Strip, including grab-n-go, casual dining, and upscale restaurants. People reach out to me from all walks of life asking about visiting Vegas when they're not drinking. Sometimes they're sober, but sometimes they're not. Sometimes they just don't want to drink … Continue reading Sober-Friendly Strip Tips #11: What and Where to Drink When You’re Not Drinking

Sober in Vegas: Q & A with local Vegas bartender Bobby Franks

Recently I have been inspired by some incredible work that Marnie Rae is doing. If you aren't familiar with her, she's a writer, instagrammer, and alcohol-free drink activist who views the 'soft-cocktail,' ie. an alcohol-free beverage crafted with fresh and flavorful ingredients such as simple syrup, fruit puree's, herbs and spices. She's been working with … Continue reading Sober in Vegas: Q & A with local Vegas bartender Bobby Franks