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A Quick Word About Farm-Raised Bluefin Tuna

As many of you know, for some months now I’ve been going all Rooster Cogburn on restaurants in Las Vegas that serve the gravely endangered Bluefin Tuna.  While this war has been waged, many defenders of Bluefin consumption have erroneously pointed to farming and ranching techniques as the savior of the Bluefin.  They call it [...]

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. [...]

Sustainability FAIL: Walzog Has Bluefin Tuna On Lakeside Grill Menu

In the “How The Fuck Can This Happen” moment of the day, I was just sent the menu for the yet-to-open Lakeside Grill at Wynn Las Vegas and, lo and behold, my eyes popped out of my head when I saw Bluefin Tuna Carpaccio on the Soups and Salads portion of the menu.  The Bluefin Tuna [...]

Whole Foods Market Adds Sustainable Seafood Rating System With Monterey Bay Aquarium

As you all well know, Tasting Las Vegas is usually not in the business of regurgitating press releases, but when one comes to my inbox that tickles my fancy and is of great importance, I’ll certainly shoot it right out to you.  This is great news that Whole Foods Market (The Official Grocery Store and [...]

Monday Mise en Place: Las Vegas Review-Journal Hands Out Best of Las Vegas Awards

The Best of Las Vegas Logo

The Las Vegas Review-Journal released their 2010 Best of Las Vegas awards yesterday in the Sunday paper and sort of online at http://BestofLasVegas.com.  I say “sort of” for the online version because as of the writing of this post, many of the hotel restaurant awards are M.I.A.  Congratulations to [...]