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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.

  • Just in time for Halloween! Grab your audio recorders and UMF readers, it's time to contact the dead.

  • Need a ticket for Friday's sold-out, three-set show? You'll need about $500—or a miracle.

  • Either way, this band was a festival highlight.

  • The former space of Ming’s and the 24-hour cafe features sit-down breakfast from 6 to 11 a.m. (other sections are open 24/7); late-night and gourmet pizzas; soup station; create-your-own salad bar; sandwich station; sushi bar; and noodle bar.

  • Lots of good local bands and a drawing for a PBR guitar. Good times.

  • The "best band in late night" was also one of the best bands of this festival.

  • This was one act that truly left everyone wanting more.

  • Will people stand for 10 hours in the sun just to see Kanye West? Yes.

  • Start planning your festival experience around these dozen acts.

  • LIB's learning element is stacked with inspirational speakers.

  • Orchestral renditions of "Eleanor Rigby" and professional aerialists? You won't want to miss this.

  • One of the things setting Life Is Beautiful apart from other festivals is its impressive culinary component. Try these five bites!

  • It's renditions of well-known songs, but she makes them her own.

  • One writer's reasons for sticking with the social media website.

  • A nine-piece band and dancers in industrial-inspired costuming take Vegas down the rabbit hole once again.

  • “Life is sh*t for a lot of people. And sometimes you gotta embrace that.”

  • “Las Vegas has truly become the world’s restaurant capital,” said celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. “Las Vegas has the best collection of celebrity restaurants and chefs of any city in the world.”