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From the Chef: The Supper Bowl

By Mark Marques The end of the Football season is here! Time to gather your friends and family and enjoy the final game of the year for America’s Favorite Sport! I was asked to come up with items for a Supper Bowl Party, yes, Supper! I immediately thought of homemade Bread Bowls! But what to […]

From the Chef: Angel Hair with Seafood

From the Chef: Angel Hair with Seafood

By Mark Marques This recipe is inspired from the broth that comes from cooking great seafood. The pasta soaks up the seafood broth beautifully, providing a taste that is wonderful and complex. The dish is fairly quick, the different combinations of seafood that you can use are endless and you can always add your own personal […]

From the Chef: Seafood Steam Pot with Sausage

From the Chef: Seafood Steam Pot with Sausage

By Mark Marques I see a lot of commercials for dishes you can easily make at home! This Seafood dish will be far less expensive and will stretch your food dollars for those special occasions or a Sunday dinner with the family.

Power Lunch From the Chef

Power Lunch From the Chef

By Mark Marques Butternut Squash Soup   (Note: The following recipe contains a Vegan version towards the end of this article.)

From the Chef: Spicy Seafood Chowder with Leeks and Mushrooms

By Mark Marques  This week the editor asked me to create a recipe that would be inspired by the City of San Diego because the Informer is expanding! I thought what a great idea. I came up with this recipe that takes in the great seafood, the latin influence of the name and heartiness of […]

From the Chef: Last Chance to Indulge in Decadence

By Mark Marques I was challenged to make a dessert for the season that is decadent and fun. So I came up with a Candy Cane Cheesecake. It is a mixture of White Chocolate Cheesecake and Peppermint Cheesecake colored bright red and has crushed Candy Canes in it and they are blended together! It is […]

Power Lunch From the Chef

By Mark Marques Butternut Squash Soup   (Note: The following recipe contains a Vegan version towards the end of this article.) Tired of Salads and sandwiches at lunch, or paying for low quality food at mediocre pubs and eateries or even the Employee Dining Room? Bring in your own lunch and make it a Power Lunch. This easy Butternut Squash […]

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Johnny Smalls Offers Tricks and Treats with Halloween Menu, Oct. 21-31

By: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Press Release LAS VEGAS – Spanish-influenced restaurant inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Johnny Smalls offers a mouthwatering menu featuring festive dishes, just in time for the spookiest holiday of the year, Halloween, October 31.  Specializing in tapas and located in the all-suite HRH Tower, Johnny Smalls dishes up five limited-time […]

Trick or Treat: From the Chef

By Mark Marques The Night of Frights is coming upon us and best be prepared for a night of ghoulish treats for friends and family alike! These tasty treats are fun and easy to make. Great for having the kids get in on the fun too! This basic sugar cookie recipe can be made first, […]

Creamy Cole Slaw with Craisins

By Mark Marques This creamy creation is very different from what you are used to when you hear Cole Slaw. This deliciously sweet and complex salad is a departure from the normal. You will be proud to serve this dish.

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