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.

  • Chef Takeover

    Before he cooks, Hubert Keller draws his dishes.

  • Chef Takeover

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

  • Chef Takeover

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

  • Chef Takeover

    '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.

  • Chef Takeover

    What the chef of Settebello likes out of the oven.

  • Chef Takeover

    Sear those flavors in.

  • Chef Takeover

    '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.

  • NewsAllSports

    Since opening in April on the Strip, T-Mobile Arena has had a relatively smooth entry into the event game in Las Vegas. The first major ...

  • Kats Report

    Early this week, Clint Holmes made the off-handed remark, “Everyone’s shows are closing while mine is opening.”

  • FeaturedCaesars PalaceLas Vegas Strip

    It’s hard to comprehend now what Caesars palace meant to Las Vegas when it first opened in 1966. It had just 680 rooms (today: 4,610) ...

  • AllAggregateMusic

    As the frontman for the superstar rock band formed in Las Vegas, Reynolds appears with such stars as Josh Groban, Michael Bolton, Ann and Nancy ...

  • Kats Report

    This week, Monday By the Numbers hits on Jennifer Lopez (wait, that came out wrong) and her added added dates at Planet Hollywood, David Copperfield ...

  • Industry Weekly

    It's nothing less than an icon of late-night Vegas eats.

  • Kats Report

    Deepak Chopra is playing the big room at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 28.

  • Music

    If Tom DeLonge wanted to witness something paranormal, he only needed to attend his former band’s concert Saturday night at The Joint in the Hard ...

  • Intersection

    The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority recently invited artist Rich McCor to play in the city.

  • Opinion

    The Republican conclave in Cleveland was itself a tale of two cities. There were the best of times: the Trump children speaking about their father ...

  • Opinion

    We applaud Donald Trump for his promise, at the start of his acceptance speech as the Republican Party’s candidate for president, to set out “a ...

  • Kats Report

    This week, Monday By the Numbers tilts nostalgically to Flamingo Las Vegas headliner Olivia Newton-John and Cindy Williams.

  • Kats Report

    "I have been making these movies most of my adult life. I’m really proud of them and was really thrilled to come back and play ...

  • Nightlife

    And one club is opening this weekend. Get the details here.

  • Intersection

    We spoke with Fagel about the positive and widespread reception of his poem "A Brief Note for Dallas" and the surprising maturity of Las Vegas.

  • Industry Weekly

    This year is shaping up to be a big one for the Aussie rapper-model.

  • Reviews

    It’s a pretty place for pretty people to nibble and sip—a perfect fit for the Cosmopolitan.

  • Intersection

    Apparently 4.3 percent of Silver State residents identify as LGBT.

  • Dining

    The new beer-centric bar boasts a rotating list of 365 brews.

  • Industry Weekly

    Also, catch Clinton Sparks at Light, Calvin Harris at Omnia, Joe Jonas at Hyde, Kaskade at Encore Beach Club and more.