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The Chef Takeover

"I need to have on me all the time."

The spoon obsession

November 10th, 2011

"I need to have on me all the time."

  • Chef Takeover

    An RM Seafood cocktail inspired by a Frankie Moreno tune.

  • Chef Takeover

    "You don’t crave healthy things. You crave things that are devious ..."

  • Chef Takeover

    Rick Giffen wishes he'd come up with Blue Ribbon's decadent fried rice.

  • Chef Takeover

    Before he cooks, Hubert Keller draws his dishes.

  • Chef Takeover

    When you think you're done, you're definitely not.

  • Chef Takeover

    Lotus of Siam chef Saipin Chutima talks all kinds of delicious.

  • Chef Takeover

    'You know you’re in the same industry sometimes, but the thought, the execution ...'

  • Chef Takeover

    Running a mobile restaurant has its downsides.

  • Chef Takeover

    KoMex's Sonny Yi makes dishes he wants to eat.

  • Chef Takeover

    Where the chefs go to stock up on the classics.

  • Chef Takeover

    After work sometimes you just need a dark corner and a strong drink.

  • Chef Takeover

    'You need to have an ongoing discussion with your customers.'

  • Chef Takeover

    The first food Guy Savoy fell in love with was the artichoke.

  • Chef Takeover

    What the chef of Settebello likes out of the oven.

  • Chef Takeover

    Sear those flavors in.

  • Chef Takeover

    'We never stop experimenting and trying new things, and we let the market dictate what we’ll do.'

  • Chef Takeover

    When Luciano Pellegrini cooks at home, he follows his wife's directions.

  • Chef Takeover

    The homeless are just added ambiance.

  • Chef Takeover

    Home meets farm for pastry chef Doug Taylor.

  • Music

    The Killers’ frontman only plays three new songs from upcoming solo album The Desired Effect.

  • Dining

    The thing about pho is that it’s pretty much the same all over.

  • Music

    If he didn’t win you over from behind his turntables, his bear hug and wide smile would close the deal.

  • Nightlife

    Local nightlife veteran Jesse Waits has kept Encore's megaclub XS on top six years after its debut.

  • Nightlife

    The SLS’ new cool-down spot, from swordfish salad to Steve Angello.

  • Reviews

    Great, easy comfort food from the island of Guam.

  • As We See It

    The new app might get better, but for now it has issues.

  • Dining

    The expo has been around for 30 years. John Arena’s been there for 29 of them.

  • Arts & EntertainmentThe Smith CenterLas Vegas Philharmonic

    “I’m hoping ... maybe it can create a shift in the thinking of how things happen here. Brave is about changing your comfort zone.”

  • As We See It

    "That’s gotta be going through his head ... how he went from going places and now it turned very quickly. He’s doing a lot of ...

  • Dining

    From pambazo to pozole, this mom-and-pop eatery does it right.

  • A&E

    The retro-themed roller skating party is back in Vegas after taking a break in 2012.

  • Music

    Also, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Wu Tang's Ghostface Killah and Raekwon.

  • As We See It

    Las Vegas excels in over-the-top VIP packages, but the latest two surpass extravagance.

  • Dining

    Chef Brian Malarkey brings his upbeat, social eatery to the Strip on March 27.

  • Weekly Q&A

    “When you discuss all-American, it’s blond-haired, blue-eyed, plays baseball, apple pie.”

  • As We See It

    Also, recent visitation numbers show gaming is down. Better luck next year?