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.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    A years-delayed multibillion-dollar casino-resort project on the Las Vegas Strip that would cater to the city's Chinese and Chinese-American tourists announced that it is pushing ...

  • A&E

    The Red Barn sign — from one of Las Vegas' first gay bars — will be the first Neon Museum piece to visit the Fashion ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    The final show of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is Sunday. Las Vegan Jon Weiss spent 25 years working for the circus and ...

  • A&E

    Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, killed himself Wednesday by ...

  • A&E

    Performing in a Las Vegas Strip showroom with his name over the door was never a goal for Mat Franco. For that matter, neither was ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentNightlifeMusic

    It’s not an unreasonable thing, given how much sports franchises cost in terms of infrastructure and staffing, to ask why we’re going all-in on one ...

  • AllSportsAggregate

    Papale, who gained fame when his improbable journey from high school teacher to being a 30-year-old rookie with the Philadelphia Eagles was made into the ...

  • Industry Weekly

    Local favorite El Dorado Cantina’s fast-casual expansion is among the offerings.

  • Intersection

    The Vegas alt-rock quartet—along with producer Jacknife Lee (U2, Snow Patrol)—recently concluded six weeks of work.

  • Intersection

    This year, the goal is to admit eight new students, and the original five are working to help.

  • Intersection

    He’s preparing to talk to several urban-friendly chains, including Sprouts, 365 by Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s.

  • Industry Weekly

    Get ready for eight momentous parties over two weekends.

  • A&E

    Plus, grass-fed beef, farm-range eggs and honey made by bees on the premises.

  • A&E

    Also: three for the film lovers and an intro to hockey

  • Music

    “Someday I’d like to have something living in Vegas. Some sort of residency would be optimal.”

  • Dining

    In a city of infinite toppings and flavor combinations, I find myself craving simple and classic.

  • A&E

    The country trio is set for eight shows in October at the Venetian Theatre.

  • Reviews

    The Polish dumplings might be ubiquitous in my hometown of Chicago, but fresh ones are rare finds in the desert.

  • Industry Weekly

    The Spago Benedict with latkes and smoked salmon can’t be beat.