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Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
Dinner at “Top Chef” contestant Shirley Chung’s new Restaurant 28 in Irvine, Calif., is worth every moment of the journey. The former Las Vegas chef jumped from relative anonymity here to national fame as a finalist on Season 11 of the hit Bravo cooking challenge.
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Culinary personality and Food Network star chef Ben Vaughn is joining forces with Kent and Lance Johns of the historic Atomic Liquors & Bar on Fremont Street to open a downtown Las Vegas restaurant late spring or early summer.
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014
Early this morning, glamorous Italian culinary star Giada De Laurentiis revealed on her Facebook and website pages that designer husband Todd Thompson and she have call their 11-year marriage quits.
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014
Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit returns to the Strip from April 23-26. Star chefs including Michael Mina, Masa Takayama, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Guy Savoy will join Gordon Ramsay. Julian Serrano also will debut his restaurant Lago at Bellagio.
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014
Star chefs Emeril Lagasse and Daniel Boulud created the ultimate in fabulous food with five courses before “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro wheeled in one of the largest 10-story cakes ever made for the Strip.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
“Las Vegas has truly become the world’s restaurant capital,” said celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. “Las Vegas has the best collection of celebrity restaurants and chefs of any city in the world.”
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014
The celebrated and award-winning roster includes Renee Fleming, Patti LuPone, Diana Krall, Chris Botti, John Legend, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell and William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” produced by Teller of Penn & Teller. And there is so much more.
Photos: Inside Britney Spears’ new theater Axis at Planet Hollywood, plus, ‘Piece of Me’ show secrets
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013
Britney Spears’ red carpet next Friday, Dec. 27, for the world premiere of her new two-year residency show “Piece of Me” at Planet Hollywood should be one of the biggest star-studded events Las Vegas has seen since The Rat Pack days.
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
The man behind Simon (Palms), KGB (Harrah’s), Pork & Beans (Container Park) and the Grill (Sapphire) says, “You battle it without knowing what the end answer is; my hope is that my current situation can be maintained. ... You’re totally in the dark, and you’ve just got to keep hoping.”
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013
At the soft opening Tuesday night of Michael and Jenna Morton’s restaurant Crush at MGM Grand, Tony told me that his new rink, which will be one of the largest in Las Vegas, will open either this weekend or in advance of next weekend.