Posts tagged as: Food

Going Greek: Fresh imports, served here

Going Greek: Fresh imports, served here

There are few restaurateurs gutsy enough to come to a city dripping with over-the-top ostentation and try to succeed by keeping it simple. But Costas Spiliadis is determined to wade through the sometimes overly-complicated menus of Las Vegas and stick with his Greek roots—a formula that has worked in his other restaurants in Greece, Montreal and New York. At [...]

Learning how to heat things up

Learning how to heat things up

School might have been out for summer, but not for Le Cordon Bleu Las Vegas. The students at the famous culinary school are serving gourmet cuisine at reasonable prices. With instructors’ supervision, students at Le Cordon Bleu Las Vegas offer lucky diners that stumble upon the Café Bleu an up-close and personal look at what it [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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