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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.

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    "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.

  • Chef Takeover

    What the chef of Settebello likes out of the oven.

  • Chef Takeover

    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.

  • As We See It

    Standing outside Euphoria Wellness in the southwest valley, Joe LaMarca beamed as he recounted all the work it took to hang a banner above his ...

  • A&E

    The immediate message from the show’s producers is that it will resurface in Las Vegas and the move is because the show is seeking a ...

  • Dining

    The weather wasn’t the only thing that was hot and sizzling Wednesday night at Border Grill, as “Top Chef Masters” cheftestants Susan Feniger and Mary ...

  • As We See It

    Steaks by the pool and a llama in the game room—welcome to the new Las Vegas Hostel.

  • A&E

    We are so fully aware of Celine Dion’s family and life story because she has grown so naturally into our own Las Vegas community. She ...

  • As We See It

    President Obama’s trip to Las Vegas to speak at Harry Reid’s Clean Energy Summit may have been a chance for Obama to connect with supporters. ...

  • Nightlife

    "I was always around some of the best DJs in the world ... and I was always inspired by them."

  • Dining

    Get ready for an end-of-summer beer bash August 28-30 at Mandalay Bay Beach.

  • As We See It

    “It’s not about the person’s pre-existing skill set as much as their motivation.”

  • A&E

    The most recent champion of “America’s Got Talent,” the 27-year-old Mat Franco celebrated his grand opening Friday night at the Linq Hotel. The room was ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    The longtime managing partner of XS and Tryst has moved on to the Alon hotel and casino, planned to open in 2018.

  • Dining News

    New owners Jeffrey Fine and Sam Marvin are planning new concept for the Downtown space.

  • Incidental Tourist

    If you’ve spent any time inside the D or the Golden Gate, it’s easy to see why this deal should be great for Fremont Street.

  • A&E

    Improvising is a showgirl necessity. Shows don’t always go according to plan and when that happens, it’s a showgirl’s job to make sure the show ...

  • As We See It

    The celebrity chef's foundation has now funded 10 Books for Kids libraries around the country.

  • Music

    Concerts, films, albums, books! Your guide to the cultural onslaught from Labor Day through Thanksgiving.

  • A&E

    From figure drawing to tattooing to creative outlets for at-risk kids, Blick is celebrating art and community.

  • Music

    Fetty Wap, David Gilmour, Joanna Newsom and more—plus who’ll be the next artist to sneak an album onto the Web?

  • Nightlife

    The Grammy winner brings his Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway tour to Drai's Nightclub August 28.

  • Print

    From a new Patti Smith memoir to the completion of a Sinatra bio, these books will keep you busy.