Site not look beautiful? Click here

Robin Leach: Luxe Life Blog

Dinner at “Top Chef” contestant Shirley Chung’s new Restaurant 28 in Irvine, Calif., is worth every moment of the journey. The former Las Vegas chef jumped from relative anonymity here to national fame as a finalist on Season 11 of the hit Bravo cooking challenge.

Q+A: ‘Top Chef’ star Shirley Chung plans to bring Restaurant 28 to L.V.

January 21st, 2015

Dinner at “Top Chef” contestant Shirley Chung’s new Restaurant 28 in Irvine, Calif., is worth every moment of the journey. The former Las Vegas chef jumped from relative anonymity here to national fame as a finalist on Season 11 of the hit Bravo cooking challenge.

  • Dining

    Early this morning, glamorous Italian culinary star Giada De Laurentiis revealed on her Facebook and website pages that designer husband Todd Thompson and she have ...

  • Nightlife

    Hakkasan Group initiated a major shakeup of the Strip’s nightlife business today with plans to acquire another prominent nightlife company, The Light Group, for $36 ...

  • Dining News

    Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit returns to the Strip from April 23-26. Star chefs including Michael Mina, Masa Takayama, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Guy Savoy will ...

  • Dining

    Star chefs Emeril Lagasse and Daniel Boulud created the ultimate in fabulous food with five courses before “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro wheeled in one ...

  • Dining

    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. ...

  • Dining

    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 ...

  • Dining

    “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 ...

  • Dining

    Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand (along with other Hakkasan locations) is celebrating Golden Week (Sept. 29-Oct. 12) with an authentic and special set menu ...

  • Dining

    LuckyRice is a highlight of the annual culinary calendar, and Saturday night did not disappoint with delectable Asian street food and modern variations. Also, the ...

  • Robin LeachRobin Leach: Luxe Life BlogCelebrity

    The lawsuit issued by Beauty Bar co-owner Darin Feinstein against club patron Megan Trivette has been withdrawn. The settlement was reached as Trivette, a customer ...

  • Dining News

    The space where Little Buddha once thrived finally gets filled.

  • Chef Talk

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

  • The Kats Report BlogAggregateVegasDeluxe

    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 ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentVegasDeluxeRobin Leach

    The month of May starts off with a bang in the Entertainment Capital of the World with top-notch entertainment this weekend ranging from Floyd Mayweather ...

  • VegasDeluxeRobin LeachArts & Entertainment

    The sun is out, and festival season is upon us. Las Vegas will host two very different gatherings this weekend — one celebrating beer, the ...

  • Robin LeachRobin Leach: Luxe Life BlogMGM Grand

    From UNLVino’s 40th anniversary to a hotly contested fight night at MGM Grand Garden Arena — a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley — ’tis ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentVegasDeluxeRobin Leach

    A big fan of the UNLV team who won the 1989-90 NCAA national championship, Brandon Flowers of The Killers wore Rebel red during a performance ...

  • VegasDeluxeCelebrityRobin Leach

    The weekend ahead is packed with star power, from the Academy of Country Music’s five days of celebration starting tonight with Hunter Hayes to sports ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentVegasDeluxeCelebrity

    The weekend ahead is laid back and locals-friendly, with a number of concerts, plays and even a chili cook-off to keep the whole family entertained. ...

  • Get More Robin Leach: Luxe Life Blog Stories
  • Dining

    From Shake Shack to Guy Fieri and hangover burgers to jerk turkey burgers, let the battle for the best commence!

  • Music

    From brooding country to sunny psychedelia, dancey R&B to matte-black punk, local artists that will make you sit up and listen.

  • Dining

    Dinner at “Top Chef” contestant Shirley Chung’s new Restaurant 28 in Irvine, Calif., is worth every moment of the journey. The former Las Vegas chef ...

  • Dining

    We didn’t know deep-fried scallops were a thing, but we're glad they are.

  • As We See It

    Soccer moms in Summerlin? Too easy. Henderson residents watching the DIY Network and eating at Panera? Zip Code Lookup is kinda creepy ...

  • As We See It

    Catherine Borg's Scouted aims to present a more dimensional view of Las Vegas.

  • Nightlife

    The crew hosts a disco-themed Funk Winter party this weekend. Get the deets here!

  • Reviews

    There’s something special about the food you grew up with.

  • Dining

    Uncommonly big flavors help Tom's Urban stand out in the crowd.

  • As We See It

    There’s no science here. Just silliness. But tell us we’re wrong about the mantis.

  • As We See It

    Art and arugula and maybe a little Bloomberg money.

  • News & Notes

    The upcoming Caesars club released its roster today. Plus, underground sound party After celebrates its first anniversary early next month.

  • Stage

    Troy Heard, theater rebel: The man generates material at a ferocious rate, and seems fearless when it comes to experimenting with old and new. Right ...

  • As We See It

    You know you’ve been dying for some homemade, organic sex butter, don’t be shy ...

  • As We See It

    “I guess, because I was winning, they let a lot of it slide, and there haven’t been complaints so far, as far as I know.”

  • Stage

    From Super Summer Theatre to Las Vegas Little Theatre, and everything in between.

  • As We See It

    Is Mariah on top, or did Elvis or Celine churn out more No. 1 hits?

  • As We See It

    Just to be sure, sleep with one eye open