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"The only thing you can tell me to top this is I'm opening on the moon next week. It's really overwhelming."

Talking big flavors and big Vegas openings with Guy Fieri

April 16th, 2014

"The only thing you can tell me to top this is I'm opening on the moon next week. It's really overwhelming."

  • The chef and restaurateur has had a busy start to 2014, opening new Brooklyn Bowl venues in London and Las Vegas.

  • For the first time ever, the Maitres Cuisiniers de France are having their annual global get-together in the U.S.

  • The chef at New York-New York's Irish pub has worked in kitchens all over the country, and beyond.

  • Formerly of Piero's and LA's Bottega Louie, this restaurant veteran takes a measured approach to the business of food.

  • The chef expects to build on the restaurant's relationships with locals at the upcoming Caesars Palace location.

  • Chef Jose Andres, who helped popularize the Spanish tradition of tapas in the United States, has restaurants in four U.S. cities and Puerto Rico, helms ...

  • Also, comparing the Valley's dining scene to that of Doolittle's hometown, Kansas City.

  • "The challenge of our job is to have success on every plate at every table."

  • Andrea's at Encore is almost a year old, and Chef Elevado has been making a few changes to the menu.

  • The chef and owner of Chocolate and Spice has some simple advice for keeping cool at Thanksgiving.

  • "When the team and I ate the taco that we made, we became zombies and we just went out to the street and started selling ...

  • A Strip chef, a local chef, and an out-of-towner share their excitement about the inaugural music and food fest.

  • The chef behind Bellagio's Yellowtail and Mandalay Bay's new Kumi is ready for this weekend's Life Is Beautiful Festival and then some.

  • The New York-born chef has been cooking at the Forum Shops institution since day one.

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