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September 20, 2014

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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.”
Photo: Chefs Jose Andres and Ferran Adria.
Counter Intelligence: Jose Andres, Border Grill, Taste of the Nation, Nobu, World Food Championships
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Dining:
Hot off the grill! Celebrity chef Jose Andres, who is revolutionizing Las Vegas dining at SLS Las Vegas and the Cosmopolitan, has more ambitious plans for the future. He’ll take over a downtown block for his Life Is Beautiful restaurant setup.
Photo: Scott Commings competes in the Season 12 finale of
‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Season 12 winner Scott Commings: Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill vs. DMV
Monday, September 15, 2014
Q+A:
“Hell’s Kitchen” Season 12 victor Scott Commings has started his prize, from the longtime Fox reality-TV competition, of the job of head chef at Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill in Caesars Palace. But forget the kitchen heat.
Photo: Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis attend the Warner Br
Strip Scribbles: Big & Rich, Tiesto, Channing Tatum and Niall Horan
Monday, September 15, 2014
Las Vegas:
Hakkasan at MGM Grand resident DJ Tiesto took over the hotspot for a Gold Party edition of his “Club Life” as he celebrated two of his 2014 singles going gold — “Wasted” featuring Matthew Koma and “Red Lights.”
Photo: Chef Tony Hus Lao Sze Chuan at the Palms.
Tony Hu is ready to change Chinese food with Lao Sze Chuan at the Palms
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Dining:
Tony Hu is known as the mayor of Chinatown in Chicago, where he oversees nearly 20 restaurants. Lao Sze Chuan, his first restaurant in Las Vegas, opens at the Palms on Friday in the opulent space formerly occupied by Little Buddha.
Photo: Members of the Kalama Polynesian Dancers group, a
Weekend best bets: San Gennaro Feast, Fiesta Las Vegas and Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Skip holing up on the couch this weekend for quality time with fellow Las Vegans. Celebrate Clark County’s diverse heritage with a slate of cultural festivals and outdoor gatherings that is all about getting to know and giving back to the community.
Photo: Spanish chef Ferran Adria owned, then closed, what
Counter Intelligence: Ferran Adria, Julian Serrano, Jose Andres, ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ winner
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Dining:
For a select group of Las Vegas chefs, restaurateurs and foodies, it’s the two most hallowed private events ever possible, and both are in the same day. Call it the Reign of Spain, and it involves celebrated chef Ferran Adria.
Photo: Chef Tony Hus Lao Sze Chuan at the Palms.
Lao Sze Chuan at the Palms is authentic, traditional and ‘the real thing’
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Dining:
Chef Tony Hu’s exciting spicy menu is a reinvention of his popular Chicago restaurants, and the decor and new look of the venue formerly Little Buddha proves that it’s a perfect match. Lao Sze Chuan is a glamorous palace.
Photo: Theo James at Hakkasan on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014,
‘Divergent’ hottie Theo James parties at Hakkasan in MGM Grand
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Photos:
Taking a break from his busy filming schedule for the “Divergent” sequel “Insurgent,” British actor Theo James was seen enjoying his night out as he sipped cocktails and mingled with guests as they passed by‎ before departing around 3 a.m.
Photo: 2013 Miss USA Pageant contestants dine at Buca di
Restaurant and hotel titan Robert Earl says ‘Be My Guest’ in new TV series
Monday, September 8, 2014
Cooking Channel:
Hotel magnate Robert Earl, who launched his Planet Hollywood restaurant and hotel brand here in Las Vegas, admits that he’s gained 14 pounds while filming the first 14 episodes of his new TV series “Be My Guest” on the Cooking Channel.
Photo: Omelette aux fines herbs and Tandoori chicken wing
Origin India owner and chef praise ‘The Hundred-Foot Journey’
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Dining:
If the omelette aux fines herbs and Tandoori chicken wings featured in “The Hundred-Foot Journey” left your mouth watering and your stomach growling, there’s hope here in Las Vegas for lunch and dinner — for a limited time — at Origin India on Paradise Road.

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