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September 30, 2014

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Photo: Chef Steve Martorano and 2011 Miss USA Alyssa Camp
Martorano, Lagasse, Bonefish Grill, Casa Fuente, Taste of the Nation
Monday, September 29, 2014
Counter Intelligence:
Celebrity chef Steve Martorano has opened his second Las Vegas restaurant, Martorano. The Cafe Martorano at the Rio chef’s new hip hangout spot is at the Paris, and the late-night crowd is having a fun time dancing to his DJ music.
Photo: In this Sunday, Sept 28, 2014, photo, Yutaro Kondo
That’s loco: Crew makes 1,126-pound bowl of Hawaii rice dish
Monday, September 29, 2014
A group is claiming a world record for a popular Hawaii dish after putting together a massive bowl of rice, hamburger, eggs and gravy. Chef Hideaki Miyoshi of Tokkuri Tei restaurant and volunteers at Sunday's Fifth Annual Rice Festival assembled a bowl of ...
Photo: Max Jacobson with fellow food critics John Curtas
Max Jacobson makes appearance at Carson Kitchen fundraiser for him
Monday, September 29, 2014
Dining:
After months of rehabilitation in Denver, Omaha and here, food critic Max Jacobson made his first appearance back in town for the Chefs to the Max fundraiser for him at Kerry Simon’s downtown Carson Kitchen on Sunday night.
Photo: Festivino on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at the Palazz
Festivino at Palazzo celebrates French chefs and old and new world wines
Monday, September 29, 2014
Food:
Old and new world wines and delicious dishes from Master Chefs of France, some of them based here in Las Vegas, marked the return of Festivino, a full-bodied festival, at the Palazzo Atrium on Friday night.
Photo: Avril Lavigne celebrates her 30th birthday at the
Avril Lavigne toasts The Big 3-0 at the Bank minus hubby Chad Kroeger
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Music:
Singer Avril Lavigne celebrated her milestone 30th birthday at the Bank in Bellagio on Saturday night noticeably without husband Chad Kroeger, frontman of Nickelback, and her engagement and wedding rings.
Photo: Katy Perry's California Dreams Tour stop at Mandal
Celebrity preview: Katy Perry, Kings of Leon, Jenny McCarthy, Bill Cosby, ‘AGT’
Friday, September 26, 2014
Las Vegas:
The summer pool season winds down this weekend, but the party scene continues in overdrive indoors with music and comedy stars. Add the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant, and we have a glamorous weekend with something for everybody.
Photo: Jenny McCarthy, with boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg, ho
Strip Scribbles: Jenny McCarthy, Wahlberg brothers, Britney Spears, Brad Garrett
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Las Vegas:
Blonde bombshell Jenny McCarthy and new husband Donnie Wahlberg will be here this weekend with his brothers, actor Mark Wahlberg and business executive and chef Paul Wahlberg, to film scenes for their new season of “Wahlburgers” on A&E.
Photo: Katy Perry's California Dreams Tour stop at Mandal
Weekend best bets: Katy Perry, Greek Food Festival and Kristen Hertzenberg
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Fall is finally here, but it’s still far from sweater weather in Las Vegas. Get out and enjoy the sunshine with a variety of concerts, festivals and other events across town. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Photo: Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis waves from the
Kerry Simon, Giada and Buddy Valastro win Silver State Awards
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Counter Intelligence:
Wheelchair-bound “Iron Chef” winner Kerry Simon received a little respite in his brutal and debilitating battle against the brain disorder Multiple System Atrophy when he won Best Chef at the fourth Silver State Culinary Awards on Tuesday night.
Photo: Kerry Simon and Elizabeth Blau attend the Simon Sa
Preview: Kerry Simon nominated in three categories at Silver State Culinary Awards
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Dining:
Competition will be tough tonight at the Silver State Culinary Awards benefiting the Epicurean Charitable Foundation. More than 13,000 votes from the culinary community have been cast for top chefs and restaurants battling in 16 categories.
Photo: Carne tacos
Evolving Tradition
Friday, September 19, 2014
Red Rock Resort’s Mercadito offers a twist on typical Mexican fare
Mercadito has roots in traditional Mexican fare, but the Chicago import is anything but typical.
Photo: Don't wait until midnight to enjoy this traditiona
Cuba Café’s medianoche sandwich is good any time of day
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
It’s simplicity that ties everything together within this traditional Cuban sandwich.
Photo: Randy Couture and Karina Smirnoff compete in Seaso
Strip Scribbles: Randy Couture, Cleen Rock One, Motley Crue and First Friday
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Las Vegas:
It’s difficult to believe that the ginormous Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace is celebrating not only its second anniversary but also its 2 millionth guest. The venue serves a mind-boggling 3,500 guests on average every day.
Photo: Kerry Simon and Elizabeth Blau attend the Simon Sa
Lou Ruvo Center news: Expansion, Michael Buble, NIH meetings + Kerry Simon MSA project
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Health:
Ambitious expansions plans are on the drawing board over the next five years at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health now celebrating its fifth anniversary in downtown’s Symphony Park.
Life Is Beautiful fine tunes its culinary offerings
Life Is Beautiful fine tunes its culinary offerings
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
"It wasn’t just a culinary event. The chefs really got caught up in it, all the elements involved and the sense of place and history in Downtown Las Vegas.”

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