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Al Mancini

Phone: 702-387-5250
Twitter: @almancinivegas

Al Mancini is a graduate of Seton Hall University and Brooklyn Law School, who began his career in journalism as a music reporter for ABC News Radio in 1996. He moved to Las Vegas to cover Southern Nevada for the network in 2001, and has covered the local dining scene for numerous publications since 2003.He joined the Review-Journal in 2016.

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Flock & Fowl chef took an untraditional path to recognition

Sheridan Su was asleep when a friend texted him and his wife Jenny Wong to tell him he was a semifinalist for a James Beard Award, one of the American culinary world’s top honors. Wong was awake in bed at their home.

Cocktail at Hell’s Kitchen Las Vegas is served in a smoke box

This Hell’s Kitchen cocktail, while in the Manhattan family, is actually a cross between a Little Italy and a Paper Plane that is smoked for good measure. While few of us have a proper smoking box lying around the house, enjoying a Smoke on the Boulevard cocktail near a campfire, fireplace or wood-burning stove and passing the glass through the smoke might tide you over until you can score a reservation at Gordon Ramsay’s new Caesars Palace hot spot.

Las Vegas chef leaves Mandalay Bay to run Stratosphere overhaul

The chef, who has served as executive chef of Aureole in Mandalay Bay since 2016, is leaving to become corporate executive chef and head of culinary development for Golden Entertainment, which recently acquired the Stratosphere just north of the Strip.