Food & Drink

The executive chef of Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill at The Venetian takes the lid off the restaurant's first year.

Q&A: Timon Balloo

February 9th, 2018

The executive chef of Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill at The Venetian takes the lid off the restaurant's first year.

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