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February 11, 2016

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Photo: Chazz Palminteri, Mayor Carolyn Goodman and former
Chazz Palminteri at Italian American Club; new Guy Savoy chef; Libre at Red Rock
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Counter Intelligence:
Actor Chazz Palminteri hosts dinner at Italian American Club on March 9 to talk about his career and Bivi Sicilian vodka, for which he credits Frank Sinatra. Restaurateur Guy Savoy has appointed Julien Asseo as his executive chef at Restaurant Guy Savoy.
Photo: There's a reason why Tony Abou-Ganim is one of wor
Tonight in L.V.: ‘For the Love of Cocktails,’ Dam Short Film Festival, Alder & Birch, DJ Eric D-Lux
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Las Vegas:
The three-day “For the Love of Cocktails” party gets underway with Tony Abou-Ganim and Francesco Lafranconi at Salvatore Calabrese’s bar Bound in the Cromwell. DJ Eric D-Lux spins at Light in Mandalay Bay. Alder & Birch Steakhouse opens at the Orleans.
Photo: Curtis Stone, Matt Erickson, Jose Andres and Rob F
Jose Andres hosts Dine-N-Dash with Curtis Stone, talks marriage of Chinese, Mexican cuisine
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Q+A:
It was a double whammy when celebrity chef Jose Andres stormed into town for his first-ever Dine-N-Dash dinner crawl. Only this rambunctious and enthusiastic culinary king could turn a dine-around into an extraordinary eating extravaganza at SLS Las Vegas.
Photo: UFC 197 fighters Holly Holm and Miesha Tate are fa
UFC donates $1M to KMA; Diane Keaton’s wine; ‘Love’ reimagining; L.T.’s 57th at Sapphire
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
In advance of the Tony Bennett 90th birthday salute planned as a benefit for Keep Memory Alive on May 21, I’m hearing that UFC led by Dana White has made a $1 million donation to kick-start fundraising for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Photo: Students fron UNLV's Food and Beverage program pre
From appetizers to desserts, UNLV class imparts restaurant management skills
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
“Restaurant Management” is the brainchild of Mohsen Azizsoltani, a longtime hospitality management professor at UNLV who started the class last year. The focus is to teach students how to pair food with an appropriate wine while also helping them learn the key skills required to run a successful restaurant.
Photo: Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis arrives during
Strip Scribbles: $1K Nobu dinner; Giada; Chinese New Year; $2.3M Broncos win; ‘Jason Bourne’
Monday, February 8, 2016
Las Vegas:
We have the scoop on highlights of this year’s 10th anniversary Vegas Uncork’d festivities here April 28-May 1. For the first time, Uncork’d will go off-Strip, so expect chefs, foodies and restaurateurs checking out our downtown dining scene.
Photo: Wolfgang Puck and Eric Klein on Saturday, Oct. 17,
Tonight in L.V.: Wolfgang Puck’s Monday Night Flights, Cook E Jarr, Justin Credible, Kelly Clinton
Monday, February 8, 2016
Las Vegas:
SKAM artist DJ Justin Credible spins at Marquee in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. DJ Technicolor is at nearby Bond. Lounge lizard Cook E Jarr entertains at Napoleon’s in Paris Las Vegas. Kelly Clinton Holmes hosts her weekly Open Mic Cabaret at Bootlegger Bistro.
An Oscar Goodman-Pete Rose gambling summit? Bet on it
An Oscar Goodman-Pete Rose gambling summit? Bet on it
Sunday, February 7, 2016
During the past two days, we’ve hit Brody Dolyniuk’s orchestral production at the Smith Center, visited Mr. Lucky’s 24/7 at Hard Rock Hotel, met up with the L.V. Phil, Storm Large and Pink Martini before that performance ...
Photo: Porter-braised beef stew
Recipe: Porter-braised beef stew
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Learn how to make a family favorite for a cold night ...
Photo: In this April 17, 2015 photo, Angus Young of AC/DC
Celebrity preview: AC/DC, Awolnation, Lil Wayne, Tyga, Ne-Yo, Curtis Stone, Jose Andres
Friday, February 5, 2016
Las Vegas:
It’s a culinary weekend, as award-winning chef Jose Andres is joined by Australian hunk star chef Curtis Stone for Dine-N-Dash at SLS Las Vegas. The dynamic duo guide seven SLS restaurants, just like a pub crawl, then it’s two theatrical presentations.
Photo: Ferraros Osso Buco
Ferraro’s: Memories in the making
Friday, February 5, 2016
Italian restaurant's ambience creates the mood for any romantic rendezvous.
Photo: Mr. Chow
The man behind the Mr. Chow culinary empire
Friday, February 5, 2016
Talking with Michael Chow about his eponymous restaurants, including the new Caesars Palace location.
Photo: Gordon Ramsay, Nobu Matsuhisa and Guy Savoy arrive
Gordon Ramsay receives Michelin star; Herbs & Rye award; Alex Stratta; Sushi Samba
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Counter Intelligence:
Las Vegas celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay became the first English chef to win his first star from the Michelin Guide for his restaurant Le Pressoir d’Argent in Bordeaux, France, a nearly impossible achievement knowing the culinary rivalry between the two countries.
Photo: Mariah Carey hosts at 1 OAK on Saturday, July 25,
Tonight in L.V.: Mariah Carey, Carla Pellegrino, Rita Lim, Improv comedy
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Las Vegas:
Newly engaged superstar Mariah Carey resumes her “#1 to Infinity” residency at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace with nine shows through Feb. 20, including Feb. 13 and Valentine’s Day.
Photo: Jared Leto, center, arrives with his mother Consta
Star Surveillance: Jared Leto, Tito Ortiz, Chumlee, Melissa + Joe Gorga, Dorothy Wang
Monday, February 1, 2016
Celebrities:
Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman and Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto attended a performance of “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace. Also at “Absinthe,” Slayer co-founder and guitarist Kerry King.

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