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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.

  • 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.

  • BoozeFeaturedWIne

    With an exciting selection, cozy atmosphere, beer and wine on tap and a staff of certifiable geeks, Khoury's has evolved into one of the city's ...

  • Dining News

    Also: SW Steakhouse at Wynn Las Vegas will close Monday for renovations with a scheduled reopening of Aug. 14. During the closure, signature SW Steakhouse ...

  • As We See It

    New York Reuben? Greektown Gyro? This year's finalists are pretty out there.

  • A&E

    For MGM Resorts, the new theater adds versatility and volume to its entertainment options.

  • Dining

    Macadamia nut-crusted scallops, homemade waffle fries, the obligatory macaroni salad and more.

  • Film

    CineVegas went on hiatus following its 2009 edition.

  • Nightlife

    Mike dances harder than anyone on the floor, taking his hands off the equipment only for a little shimmy or body roll as he flashes ...

  • Dining

    Avocado, arugula and walnut pesto all work in sync within one of these great sandwiches.

  • As We See It

    Introducing Weekly's new columnist, Stacy J. Willis.

  • Dining News

    The great chef will be replaced by Mark LoRusso, who slides over from Botero at Encore.

  • Nightlife

    Daiquiri insanity, crafts on tap and a rustic feel.

  • Weekly Q&A

    “You should care about what’s happening to your neighbor, even if your neighbor doesn’t look like you.”

  • Reviews

    Yojie does a traditional sukiyaki, a shallow pot of sweet broth into which you dip each piece of meat before plunging the bite into raw ...

  • Music

    The Downtown venue's closure left more than 25 scheduled concerts without homes.

  • As We See It

    Vegas recently suffered the loss of some key alternative culture options.

  • As We See It

    Don't have a lawn? This state park does.

  • Dining

    If Chicago dogs are dragged through the garden, Venezuelan dogs have rummaged through the pantry.

  • Hot Spots

    Also: DJ Snake at Encore Beach Club. Get all the party specifics here.

  • Incidental Tourist

    “Keep The Party Going!” it screams at you, as if Vegas needs help in that department