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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 [...]

Three Square Food Bank Gets Uncork'd

I saved the final post Tasting Las Vegas is going to do about the 2010 Vegas Uncork’d festivities for what I felt was the most important.  Before the masses flocked to Caesars Palace to gorge at the Grand Tasting, and before the top of a champagne bottle was sabred off like Darth Vader did to [...]

The Chefs of Vegas Uncork'd: Out of the Kitchen

While most of the outside world perceives the city limits of Las Vegas to not exceed the boundaries of Las Vegas Boulevard (between Sahara and Russell, that is), we residents know there is so much more to our little twinkle in the desert.  I remember when The Wife and I first moved to Vegas almost [...]

Five Outstanding Dishes From The 2010 Vegas Uncork'd Grand Tasting

The culmination of all that is Vegas Uncork’d is the Grand Tasting.  Held at the gorgeous Garden of the Gods pool complex at Caesars Palace, there are over 70 chefs representing over 50 restaurants, 100 vintners and other variants of booze producers with 2,300 people loosening their belts ready gorge on a whole bunch of [...]

Vegas Uncork'd 2010 Kicked Off With A Champagne Splash

Vegas Uncork’d. Where do I even begin?  The sad thing is that I can pretty much sum up the entire experience in two words; Holy Shit! Since “Holy Shit!” doesn’t really do much for discerning readers looking for juicy details, I guess I should expand upon that thought and let the gush flow as it [...]

Monday Mise en Place: Stuff We Didn’t Get To From Last Week

Last week opened up with the James Beard Foundation Awards and closed with the epic parade of fabulous gluttony that is Vegas Uncork’d.  With juggling these major events, Tasting Las Vegas majorly shit the bed in coverage of some other important events that happened this past week.

Chef Jose Andres (courtesy: lamag.com)

First of which is [...]

Tasting Las Vegas TV Launches With Two Videos From Vegas Uncork’d Opening Day

With the addition of the Cyber-shot to the Tasting Las Vegas family, we now have the capability to bring you poorly shot videos along with our shoddy photography and incomprehensible grammar!  What better time to launch this new feature than with the opening of the biggest gastronomic event on Planet Earth (F.U. Aspen!), Vegas Uncork’d!

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Tasting Las Vegas Has Got Vegas Uncork’d Cover’d!

The time has arrived where food geeks and gluttons rejoice as Vegas Uncork’d presented by Bon Appétit is here on May 6-9! A series of demonstrations, tastings, lectures and more tastings, Vegas Uncork’d features the top culinary talent found on Earth and celebrates as they do their thing in our little twinkle in the desert.

Monday Mise en Place: Las Vegas Chefs Find Out If They're James Beard Award Winners TODAY!

James Beard Foundation Award (courtesy: sfweekly.com)

Could this be the Year of the Moonen? A Jöel Robuchon Vegas Trifecta? We will all find out in just a few short hours as the Chef and Restaurant James Beard Foundation Awards will be announced in New York City starting at about 2:00pm Vegas time (5:00pm in the [...]

Monday Mise en Place: New Restaurants Open All Over The Las Vegas Valley

A crop of new restaurants have opened up in the last few weeks or so, hopefully a sign of things turning around here in Las Vegas!  Up in the north, Choices Pub, Grill and Showroom opened at 6720 W. Cheyenne (corner of Cheyenne and Rainbow).  In the southern part of the valley, Asian-inspired BBQ Burger [...]