How Vegas Chefs Use Cannabis to Unwind and Get Creative After Hours

Chef Dan Krohmer opened Other Mama four years ago in Las Vegas, and the venture quickly got enthusiastic reviews and drew enough business to pay for itself within the first year. The establishment was instrumental in bringing attention to the local neighborhood dining scene that’s currently exploding off the Strip, away from big resorts, celebrity chefs, and […]

By the Numbers: A Year of Cannabis in 2018

It’s safe to say 2018 was a monumental year for cannabis. Canada went legal, California tallied up recreational sales for the first time, and a new farm bill made the business of hemp legit in the eyes of the US government. If that wasn’t enough, two more states approved recreational sales while three approved medical […]

10 Major Market Trends: MJBizCon and the Future of Cannabis

It seems like Las Vegas has a trade show for everything—and that includes cannabis. MJBizCon recently hit the Las Vegas Convention Center for three days, showcasing vendors, seminars, conferences, and exhibits dedicated to squeezing dollars out of cannabis plants. The event fosters a sense of community, all united in the feeling the pot business has […]

Cooking With Ricky Flickenger: Restaurant-Worthy Edibles Don’t Have to Be Complicated

“A lot of infusion recipes require you to decarb (see: decarboxylation) your cannabis for four hours or overnight—or by using a crockpot,” says Flickenger. “I wanted a short method. I wanted something that wasn’t going to make my apartment or my client’s home smell like cannabis while prepping, cooking, or eating it.” The chef turned […]

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