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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.

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

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  • 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.

  • O'Malley's followup is just as inventive as Scott Pilgrim.

  • Read it with Spotify open, so you can hear the past come alive.

  • Plans for a new museum? The restoration of his Vegas home? The famously flamboyant showman is back in the spotlight.

  • The crowd felt restrained, as if holding out for a moment to really let loose. For some, it never came.

  • The space where Little Buddha once thrived finally gets filled.

  • Plus the Violent Femmes and Train—on the same bill.

  • MGM Resorts International and Live Nation announced this morning their new music festival: Route 91 Harvest. Originally known as Route 91, the three-day country music extravaganza takes its name from Las Vegas Boulevard.

  • The new Downtown hot spot's menu was a collective effort among Andrews, Kerry Simon and Cory Harwell.

  • Planes: Fire & Rescue is dull, predictable and flat, with decent animation but lifeless characters.

  • If any reviewer ever deserved to have a documentary made about his life, it’s Roger Ebert.

  • Timing and characterization are critical—but both are lacking across the board.

  • The Sheffield singer and bassist talks playing the U.S., comparisons to The Smiths and more.

  • Don't let your fine mind become a liability, Virgo.

  • Made official this morning with a release from the show’s host hotel, the Cosmopolitan, is that “Vegas Nocturne” indeed played its last shows Saturday night at the restaurant, lounge and entertainment fortress Rose. Rabbit. Lie. ...

  • Considering Las Vegas' sexy Sin City image, how provocative can performance be on Las Vegas Boulevard?

  • As great nights with old friends tend to, it flew by, leaving the audience buzzing but also a bit bummed.

  • Amid chatter about the unsteady future of “Vegas Nocturne” at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. in the Cosmopolitan, an online report posted today says the show is effectively being put to sleep. The same story said the show might surface at the soon-to-open SLS. ...

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  • From fireworks shows to community events to nightclub parties, how to celebrate America's big 238.