Photo_ChefBrad(April2013)When it's time to serve beef at home, selection and preparation can make a big difference in the final result. Our Assistant Executive Chef at Eastside Cannery, Chef Bradley Cruz, offers some valuable tips to help you cook up a winning dinner every time.

Q: What is the most important step when selecting a cut of beef?

A: If you want to purchase the freshest cut of beef, make sure the meat is bright red with no brown marks. Dig to the bottom of the stack for the freshest meat.

Q: After a filet Mignon, what’s the best cut of beef for quality of taste?

Photo_Chuck Negron_BSTConcert for April 20 Legendary musicians representing two groups that make an indelible impact on music and culture will light up the stage at Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel on April 20. Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night, and Blood, Sweat, and Tears will perform their classic, chart-topping hits.

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