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The Chef Takeover

"I need to have on me all the time."

The spoon obsession

November 10th, 2011

"I need to have on me all the time."

  • Chef Takeover

    An RM Seafood cocktail inspired by a Frankie Moreno tune.

  • Chef Takeover

    "You don’t crave healthy things. You crave things that are devious ..."

  • Chef Takeover

    Rick Giffen wishes he'd come up with Blue Ribbon's decadent fried rice.

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    Before he cooks, Hubert Keller draws his dishes.

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    When you think you're done, you're definitely not.

  • Chef Takeover

    Lotus of Siam chef Saipin Chutima talks all kinds of delicious.

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    'You know you’re in the same industry sometimes, but the thought, the execution ...'

  • Chef Takeover

    Running a mobile restaurant has its downsides.

  • Chef Takeover

    KoMex's Sonny Yi makes dishes he wants to eat.

  • Chef Takeover

    Where the chefs go to stock up on the classics.

  • Chef Takeover

    After work sometimes you just need a dark corner and a strong drink.

  • Chef Takeover

    'You need to have an ongoing discussion with your customers.'

  • Chef Takeover

    The first food Guy Savoy fell in love with was the artichoke.

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    What the chef of Settebello likes out of the oven.

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    Sear those flavors in.

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    'We never stop experimenting and trying new things, and we let the market dictate what we’ll do.'

  • Chef Takeover

    When Luciano Pellegrini cooks at home, he follows his wife's directions.

  • Chef Takeover

    The homeless are just added ambiance.

  • Chef Takeover

    Home meets farm for pastry chef Doug Taylor.

  • News & Notes

    New Las Vegas mega-club hotspot Omnia at Caesars Palace announced this morning the addition of Grammy Award-nominated and multiplatinum-selling artist Steve Angello to its list ...

  • As We See It

    The space-themed party crew’s art car has traveled to the festival six times.

  • Featured

    Getting lost in the Mojave: Lava beds, ghost towns and roadside ruins.

  • News & Notes

    Change continues at the 20-year-old off-Strip casino resort.

  • Las Vegas

    As one of the world’s top destinations for weddings, Las Vegas sent an open-arms invitation to millions of same-sex couples now able to elope without ...

  • Dining

    How the celebrity chef and first-time restaurateur makes it look easy when it's anything but.

  • As We See It

    As Electric Daisy Carnival's final sets ended in June, so did its five-year contract with the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (no word on whether an ...

  • Nightlife

    "We kicked it and it was dope ... I don’t give away my TRAP QUEEN kandi to just anybody."

  • FeaturedWeddings

    Love at first tweet? A local couple who met on Twitter just tied the knot (on Periscope no less).

  • Reviews

    Oysters, sashimi and cocktails. Chef and owner Dan Krohmer delivers all three in a tidy package.

  • Dining

    The restaurateur/chef and Chopped judge debuts long-in-the-making afternoon fare.

  • Fine Art

    Some argue that in a work by an artist using an idea presented by another artist, only the intention needs to be different—not the art ...

  • A&E

    Plus: Tuxedo at the Bunkhouse and a Tenaya Creek/Tapas by Alex Stratta pairing.

  • FeaturedWeddings

    “You want it to be magical. It’s a production ... we’re used to making everything bigger and grand."

  • Film

    XXL has about as much dramatic complexity as Thunder From Down Under, turning Magic Mike into a franchise that shamelessly caters to fans who crave ...

  • Film

    The country star opens her second album with a double entendre-filled ode to smoking pot.

  • Arts & EntertainmentFeatured

    A look at the Valley's car-club culture: "Ask a member of the scene, no matter the faction, and all car people will tell you these ...

  • FeaturedWeddings

    Do you know how many wedding guests can fit in a pink super-stretch Hummer?

  • Nightlife

    Suddenly, Vegas is right on the money, musically speaking.