Entries by Tony Abou-Ganim

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The Adventures of George

June 20th, 2017   |   By Tony Abou-Ganim George, back in Las Vegas, was craving dim sum and that always meant a trip to Fat Dumpling. So he grabbed a cab from the Strip and made the short trip to Chinatown, where a plate of steamed dumplings awaited. He arrived early in the night and the […]

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The Adventures of George: Irish Coffee

March 21st, 2017   |   By Tony Abou Ganim “Cream as rich as an Irish brogue; coffee as strong as a friendly hand; sugar sweet as the tongue of a rogue; and Irish whiskey as smooth as the wit of the land.” George was meeting his co-author, Mary, in Oakland, California to discuss their latest book […]

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The Moscow Mule

December 19, 2016   |   By Tony Abou-Ganim “The nicest thing about the Mule is that it doesn’t make you noisy and argumentative, or quiet and sullen, but congenial and in love with the world. One wag of its tail and life grows rosy.” Clementine Paddleford George arrived in Las Vegas for a convention at Mandalay […]

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Team Negroni Rides for Charity During 2016 Negroni Week

September 22, 2016   |    By Tony Abou-Ganim and Moniek Pullen Helen David Relief Fund It all started in 2010 on my 50th birthday. Rather than gifts, I asked for donations in memory of my cousin Helen David. From there, the charity grew and is now a program of the USBG National Charity Foundation and a […]

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The Adventures of George: Genever

June 22, 2016   |   By Tony Abou-Ganim George, finding himself spending more and more time in Las Vegas, decided to check out the bar and restaurant scene downtown. His first stop would be Container Park, an open-air shopping center filled with several unique restaurants and bars for him to explore. Upon entering, he quickly stumbled […]

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The Adventures of George: The Aperol Spritz

March 28, 2016   |   By Tony Abou-Ganim Midway through what had been a long and brutal winter, George was in desperate need of some dry desert heat and he knew just the cure. He grabbed an early flight to Las Vegas, rented a car and checked into the Venetian Hotel. After making a spa appointment […]