Scott Simon, executive chef at Carson Kitchen in Las Vegas, makes a Green Eggs and Ham Flatbread with pistou, smoked mozzarella, tasso ham and eggs. Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas-based Pinkbox Doughnuts, which opened its third store at 9435 W. Tropicana Ave., specializes in doughnuts such as the new Station Wagon, with Butterfinger; pink-velvet Pretty in Pink; and hybrid Glazed DoughCro Bites. Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal, with image courtesy of Pinkbox Doughnuts
Chef Hubert Keller of Fleur and Burger Bar shows off his backyard kitchen in Las Vegas. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Carlos Cruz, executive chef of Jose Andres’ China Poblano at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, makes the SecretBurger off-menu, one-night-only ‘All Quacked Up’ with a kimchi pancake, Peking duck, house-made hoisin sauce, a fried duck egg, pickled micro-vegetables, caviar and gold flakes and serves it with a Stillwater Artisanal Ale. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Hello Kitty Cafe opens Friday, July 12th, 2019, between New York, New York and Park MGM on the Las Vegas Strip. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Chef Jason Weber of Amano Las Vegas has created a sandwich stuffed with pasta, and it’s a hit. (Mat Luschek / Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Las Vegas chef Gustav Mauler announces his retirement on Sunday, June 30, 2019.
7th & Carson has resurrected an old Las Vegas treat – the $.99 shrimp cocktail. Available in June from 5p-6p. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Ada’s, from James Trees, owner of Esther’s Kitchen in Las Vegas’ Arts District, brings Tivoli Village a similar menu of seasonal, artisanal pastas, pizzas — and ice cream. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Review-Journal)
Lysa Huerta, pastry cook at Greene St. Kitchen at the Palms in Las Vegas, starts with angel food cake, Fruity Pebbles ice cream and strawberry sorbet to create a space creature engulfed in flashing lights and swirling mists. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
(Al Mancini/Las Vega Review-Journal)
Have you ever wanted to eat an ice cream sundae out of a kitchen sink? Who hasn’t, right? At Sloan’s, located inside the Venetian, you can do just that. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Bobby Flay opens Shark at the Palms; his first high-end restaurant in 15 years.
Carrie Hogan founded Fresh 52 Farmers and Artisan Market in Las Vegas after realizing she had to do something about the influence of factory farms on the food supply. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Executive chef Nicole Brisson gives a tour around Eataly Las Vegas, located in the Park MGM on the Las Vegas Strip. (Mat Luschek/Review-Journal)
Panel talks Impossible Burger at CES during launch at Border Grill on Monday, Jan. 7. (Ben Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Tim and Chemaine Jensen of Village Meat & Wine explain the different types of poultry available for the holidays. (Heidi Knapp Rinella/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Intuitive Forager Kerry Clasby talks about losses she suffered in California’s Woolsey Fire in Malibu in November. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Sonia El-Nawal of Rooster Boy Cafe in Las Vegas talks about having a benefit for Kerry Clasby, known as the Intuitive Forager, who suffered losses on her farm in California’s Woolsey Fire in Malibu. (Al Mancini/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
South Point is among few casino operators that still offer “cheap food, good odds,” says Anthony Curtis, a publisher of books on Las Vegas. The resort’s video poker slots return 99%, compared with about 96% or 97% on the Strip, according to Curtis. “Gaughan knows that you get them in the door with food and liquor and entertainment and you make a few bucks when they gamble,” says Ted Newkirk, founder of Access Vegas.
South Point is unique among Las Vegas resorts for its 4,600-seat equestrian arena.
“The secret is you have to find people that want to play [on the casino floor],” says Michael Gaughan, owner of South Point
Donald Contursi talks about Lip Smacking Foodie Tours, which offers walking tours of restaurants on and off Las Vegas Boulevard with food samples and tidbits of history about the places they visit.
McDonald’s Planning Big Change for Happy Meals The restaurant chain has made a pledge to make one of their signature meals healthier by 2022. Happy Meal choices will be hamburgers and four- and six-piece Chicken McNuggets. However, parents will still be able to ask for cheeseburgers. Here are a few more
key notes: • Bottled water will be added
• Chocolate milk will contain less sugar
• More fruits, vegetables and grains
will be served French fry sizes will also be smaller. McDonald’s restaurants in the U.S. will serve Happy Meals containing 600 calories or less by June. Ernest Baskin, professor of food marketing at St. Joseph’s University (Money)
Chloe Kim Just Shredded the Women’s Halfpipe. The Internet Is Calling Her the Greatest of All Time Kim took the world by storm with her dazzling performance in the women’s halfpipe final, which earned her a gold medal. The 17-year-old not only crushed it at her first Olympics with a near-perfect score of 98.2 but won over the hearts of spectators with her humor. Kim tweeted this gem just hours before her gold medal performance and it isn’t the first time she posted about food. The American also became the youngest woman to capture a medal in snowboarding. She’s a rockstar!
Sugar Factory makes a Valentine Smooch Martini for Valentine’s Day
The Laundry Room serves specialty cocktails — if you can get in
Notable Las Vegas chefs, bartenders host outdoor cookout (Al Mancini Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Serve yourself at a “wine ATM.” Hostile Grape at M Resort lets you pour your own. (Janna Karel/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Black Tap is coming to Las Vegas
Monkey Bar at SLS serves the Peppermint Bliss cocktail
Freed’s Bakery shows us how they make their chcolate chip cookies