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Not so tasty: A food truck traffic jam

December 16th, 2010

What happens when there are just too many trucks?

  • Jet takes a moment to recognize the people behind the people who cook your dinner.

  • Should we call fusion cuisine by its real name? Or is a new breed of chefs bringing the innovation back to hybrid menus?

  • Jet is cooking in anger, and it's all because of Thai cuisine's signature dish.

  • Just in time for MDW, Jet's tips for grilling like a bad mofo.

  • Are you ready to try a really innovative burger joint?

  • With the world's greatest chefs flocking in Vegas, Jet muses on the ingredients needed to make it to the top.

  • So a few years ago I had a crazy idea to attempt the world’s largest Pad Thai.

  • Jet pays a visit to Shin, a new Okinawan restaurant that's already bringing in a chef-heavy crowd.

  • LA's Church and State is a great incarnation of the French bistro. Go before it's too late.

  • Just when you think things are looking up...

  • For Mexican in Las Vegas, Jet heads to a restaurant with an addictive deep-fried snack.

  • Face-melting Turkey Day meals, carols with Liberace and a drive to the North Pole (Experience)—it's time to shake your holiday season up!

  • Opulence, decadence, excessive ornamentation and extreme wealth.

  • The most common mistake they make is thinking bigger equals better.

  • The program places local youth from single-parent and low-income homes on skate teams, pairing them with adult skate mentors.

  • "That seemed to be the right thing to do. Let’s do an album dedicated to all of our drunk, dead friends."

  • Macaulay Culkin’s pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band handed out pizza. #MetaMoment

  • Plus David Sedaris at Smith Center and secret pot stickers.

  • Black celebrates his first EP with a release party on November 21.

  • And there's still time to donate! But seriously, check out her donation reminder videos. You won't be disappointed.

  • The stars align and just when you think it’s never going to happen, it happens ... to someone else.

  • The gaming machines of the future are built by teams of video-game caliber animators and artists—and they’re hitting casino floors today.

  • Also, Hot Water Music at Fremont Country Club and Death From Above 1979 at Brooklyn Bowl. Find all the details here!

  • From Pleasantville to I Love You Phillip Morris, a look back at the strongest work from Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels.

  • TV and star chef and restaurateur Brian Malarkey (“Top Chef,” “The Taste” and “Guy’s Grocery Games”) is bringing Searsucker to Caesars Palace in the spring. “Las Vegas is the big stage,” the animated Malarkey says.

  • Whatever you do can and will be used against you in a court of public opinion.

  • It’s similar to the magic trick where the woman is sawed in half, except in this trick, she is known as the Zig-Zag Girl.

  • "It took me 20 years to finally 'get' Kate Bush, so maybe one day I’ll truly, actually like Twin Peaks."