Posts tagged as: Food Events

Food fans prepare for Vegas Uncork’d

Food fans prepare for Vegas Uncork’d

Foodies will be out in full force for the seventh annual Vegas Uncork’d by “Bon Appétit” May 9 – 12. Uncork’d features 29 special events including intimate dinners and interactive experiences hosted by acclaimed chefs, sommeliers and mixologists held at Bellagio, Caesars Palace, Mandalay Bay and MGM Grand. Not only do food fans get to [...]

Under Pressure: Chef Thomas Keller goes sous vide

Under Pressure: Chef Thomas Keller goes sous vide

Yesterday, Thomas Keller, chef extraordinaire, offered a few lucky people the chance to meet and greet, have a cookbook signed, and even ask him question or two. Keller, the creator of Bouchon in the Venetian, was in the restaurant to promote his new book, “Under Pressure,” which primarily discusses the sous vide method of cooking. Sous vide, or ”under vacuum,” is [...]

First look: First Food & Bar opens in the Palazzo

First look: First Food & Bar opens in the Palazzo

From the Palazzo casino, I head toward the two-story waterfall, up the escalator and make a beeline toward Barney’s. Although tempted, I bypass the women’s shoe department windows and head down the long corridor to the right of the Lanvin-loving shop. Today isn’t a day for shopping, it’s a day for eating — First. Sliders [...]

LeFevre devours competition, proves to be real ‘wiener’

LeFevre devours competition, proves to be real ‘wiener’

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Championship contestants converged on the Brooklyn Bridge at the New York-New York Hotel & Casino last week for a nail- (and hot dog)- biting competition. In the end it was the smallest, skinniest competitor, Rich LeFevre of Henderson, Nev., who ate his way to the First Place trophy (and no, he didn’t eat the [...]

Grand tasting

Grand tasting

Bradley and Burke, Schenk and Simon, Robuchon and Rao’s—and the list goes on. As far as the eye can see around the Caesars Palace pool, there were booths overflowing with food, hungry mouths ready to be fed and lots of smiles. Guests of the Uncork’d Grand Tasting on Friday night were treated to culinary visions that would have [...]

Vegas Uncork’d for a good cause

Vegas Uncork’d for a good cause

Las Vegas’ culinary event of the year is taking place right now! Vegas Uncork’d got off to a roaring start last night. Sold out dinners at restaurants like Rao’s and Bradley Ogden left diners satiated and chefs ready to party. Post dinner service, celebrity Chef’s Bobby Flay, Rick Moonen and “Iron Chef” rivals Cat Cora [...]

The 19th Annual Epicurean Affair: A Foodie’s Dream

The 19th Annual Epicurean Affair: A Foodie’s Dream

Filled with culinary heavyweights like Bradley Ogden, Rao’s, Valentino and Giorgio, the 19th Annual Epicurean Affair at the Flamingo Pool was this foodie’s dream. A few of my highlights from the evening included Chef Nico Chessa’s sprawling table of assorted antipasto salads (literally from end to end). When Chessa and I tried to greet each [...]

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