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Brian Sandford

Copy editor
Phone: 702-380-4531
Twitter: @BrianAtRJ1

Brian joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal team in November 2016 after a stint at the Las Vegas Sun. He previously was editor of the Nevada Appeal in Carson City. Brian also has worked as an editor or reporter at newspapers in the Pacific Northwest and Florida, including The News Tribune in Tacoma, the St. Petersburg Times and The Tampa Tribune. He grew up in Ohio and attended the University of South Florida in Tampa.

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Lutefisk dinner in Boulder City: Joviality, jokes and gelatinous fish

How do you get a Scandinavian American to talk for an hour? Ask him what part of Minnesota he’s from. That wasn’t one of the self-effacing jokes that flowed freely at the 19th annual Sons of Norway lutefisk dinner Jan. 28 at the Boulder City Elks Lodge, but it easily could have been.

Axum Ethiopian Restaurant puts its focus where it belongs: on flavor

“Ethiopian food? Isn’t that an oxymoron?” You’re forgiven if that was your first thought upon eyeing this review, given that Ethiopia is famed in the Western Hemisphere primarily for its famine. Unfortunately, the stereotype likely has kept of the world’s most satisfyingly spiced, memorable cuisines under the radar outside east-central Africa.