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NYC's Harbour's Chef Anthony Fusco Joins The RM Seafood Crew

As Steve Perry has so astutely sang with Journey, “The Wheel In The Sky keeps on turning,” and a new era of RM Seafood has been born.  In a triumphant return to Las Vegas, Chef Anthony Fusco has joined the RM Seafood crew.  Anthony first came to town from New York’s Gramercy Tavern when he [...]

Monday Mise en Place: Chef Adam Sobel Leaves RM Seafood

Chef Adam Sobel Taking A Snapshot of the RM Upstairs Kitchen

Hot off the heels of Gerald Chin hightailing it down the street to become Chef de Cuisine of the Cosmopolitan hotel comes the shocking news of Adam Sobel also saying goodbye to RM Seafood.  No word as to what Adam will be doing, although [...]

Monday Mise en Place: What Was Once 'Fleur de Lys' Will Now Be 'Fleur by Hubert Keller'

Behind These Walls A Restaurant Gets Reborn. Fleur by Hubert Keller is Coming

The renovations at the Fleur de Lys space at Mandalay Bay continue.  Construction is said to be “slow,” but I’m being told that the reborn restaurant is still slated to have a soft opening in mid-December with a blowout official grand opening [...]

Tasting Las Vegas: The Podcast - Episode 03, Chef Carla Pellegrino of Rao's

This week on Tasting Las Vegas: The Podcast, I’m joined once again with The Wife where we discuss The Great Bluefin Tuna / Lakeside Grill Controversy of Yesterday, the good times at the Blogworld and New Media Expo, our recent eats, and we also reveal our 5 Cocktails in Las Vegas That Can’t Be Missed. [...]

Monday Mise en Place: Wolfgang Puck Restaurants Partner With Clark County School District To Make Healthier Lunches

Wolfgang Puck Working With a Yout. (photo: wolfgangpuck.com)

Since 2007, Wolfgang Puck restaurants have partnered with the Clark County School District to both educate kids on making healthier decisions and to provide kid tested, mother approved recipes to the school district so the students can eat a little better.  Tomorrow, October 19, this tradition continues [...]

Monday Mise en Place: Hash House A Go Go To Open At The M Resort

Hash House A Go Go: Home To Big Ass Pancakes (photo: HHAGG Facebook Page)

Look! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No…it’s a pancake the size of Mars! And yes, you will be able to get that planetary-sized pancake at the M Resort as of October 7th when Hash House A Go Go officially opens [...]

Monday Mise en Place: Pasta Shop Moves, San Gennaro Feast Begins, Mexican Independence Celebrated and More!

Glen Alenik in the soon-to-be old Pasta Shop kitchen

The first item up in this action packed edition of the Monday Mise en Place is the news of one of my favorite Italian joints, The Pasta Shop Ristorante, is moving its location!  The long time location on Tropicana is scheduled to close on September 19 [...]

The TLV Clips Show: A Look Back On Seven Months of Dick Jokes

It was just a little bit over seven months ago when I was on the hunt for available domain names to find the address where I can set up my house of disgruntled filth and hyperbolic verbosity.  We started at two with Michael also occasionally chiming in, but are now streamlined to have only one [...]

Monday Mise en Place: Hussong's Cantina Offers 20% Food Discount to Las Vegas Locals

Hussong's Cantina Logo

Starting today (June 28th), Hussong’s Cantina is starting a 20% off deal on food for Las Vegas area locals!  Kicking off the discount will be none other than Mayor Oscar Goodman at 5pm as he gets his charcoal portrait hoisted among the likes of the venerable Norm Clarke.  Also for both tourists [...]

Chef Rick Moonen and Critic Jay Rayner Go To The Mattresses Online!

There has been a virtual shit storm to erupt over douchebag critic, Jay Rayner, giving our beloved Chef Rick Moonen the mighty shaft on Top Chef Masters. The fracas started when Rayner questioned Moonen’s passion for sustainability when Rick used venison from New Zealand as part of his final meal. The reduction in score by Rayner [...]