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  1. Chef Shuffles
    John Lechleidner Named New Chef de Cuisine at WP24The chef has worked within Puck’s own empire for years, mostly in Vegas.
  2. Mediavore
    Cracker Barrel Founder Dies at 76; Seniors Cited as Big Binge DrinkersDan W. Evins started the restaurant chain in his parents’ gas station.
  3. Ballad of El Gordo
    Gordo Opening Gordon Ramsay Steak in Las Vegas, Also Planning Caesar’sDry-aged beef and British pub food will fall under the watch of whoever wins the next season of ‘Hell’s Kitchen.’
  4. Mediavore
    Jamie Lauren Jumps Vodvil’s Sinking Ship; Gordon Ramsay Opening New Concept inGordo will open a new concept inside of Sin City’s Paris Hotel.
  5. Beer Me
    Score! Dudes Win $50K Playing Beer PongNow where do we sign up for the Flip Cup Championship?
  6. Coming Soon
    Planet Dailies Brings Joseph Brooke On-Board, Opening February in The OriginalThe planned restaurant and mixology bar comes from Planet Hollywood Casino in Las Vegas, but that doesn’t stop itself from aligning with Nancy Silverton’s new burger spot.
  7. Mediavore
    Behind the Scenes of Cafe Gratitude Lawsuit; Texas Chef Stocks Guns in Food PotsHis arrest gives new meaning to “fire table eight.”
  8. Marketing Gimmicks
    Lynyrd Skynyrd Is Opening a Restaurant in Vegas This WeekIn today’s Las Vegas, the restaurant should prove a massive hit in no time.
  9. The Other Critics
    Eating Las Vegas Picks Sin City’s Top 50Meanwhile, a collaborator calls the critics’ picks “predictable.”
  10. Mediavore
    Camden Coffee Shop Owner Reneges on Sexual Harassment Settlements; Chick-Fil-APlus: New York Times operators are standing by to help you with your Thanksgiving turkey; and Ruth Reichl loves to chow down in Vegas, all in our morning news roundup.
  11. Openings
    Fukuburger Opens in HollywoodHarry Morton imports Las Vegas’ hottest food truck to Cahuenga.
  12. Mediavore
    No Fried Starfish or Crickets For Night Market; Flour and Chocolate Prices ArePlus: Some question the importance of aging cheese; and Chart House owners plan to buy Eva Longoria’s bankrupt Vegas restaurant, all in our morning news roundup.
  13. Marketing Gimmicks
    Lobster ME Wants to See Your BurnLas Vegas’ New England-style seafood restaurant is requesting photos of your worst sunburn.
  14. Coming Soon
    Fukuburger Opens October 1st, Plans Five to Ten More in L.A.Is Harry Morton jealous of Sam Nazarian’s Umami Burger deal or something?
  15. Willie Brown Takes Villaraigosa to Dinner; Thomas Keller on Sous-VideApparently, our mayor has an appetite for “extreme” eating.
  16. Truckin'
    Harry Morton Hits Vegas and All We Get Is Another Japanese Burger ConceptAt least chef Kerry Simon seems to like Fukuburger, coming to Hollywood this fall.
  17. Marketing Gimmicks
    Kiss Plans a Vegas Coffeehouse Just to Peddle More Kiss CrapThe band, which sells a Kiss coffin and has a golf course planned, naturally needs its own Las Vegas cafe, too.
  18. Mediavore
    The Life of The Drinking Straw; Where to Drink ButterbeerUnfortunately, what sounds like the world’s greatest invention contains neither butter nor beer.
  19. Mediavore
    Cape May Diner Owner Waves His Flags In the Face of a Township Ordinance; EatPlus: Junk food snack vending machines are an endangered species; and everything you ever wanted to know about the invention of the drinking straw, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Celebrity Settings
    Tim Robbins Hits Gjelina Take Away; Camryn Manheim Stops By The Dim Sum TruckWe spot the two celebs stuffing their faces in Venice this week.
  21. Quote of the Day
    Did Hector Camacho Lure Wolfgang Puck to Vegas?He’s not a Lakers fan, but he loves fights.
  22. Mediavore
    Where to Eat Grey Squirrel; Lee’s Sandwiches Heads to VegasA restaurant in Scotland argues that serving this four-legged critter is the ethical choice.
  23. Foodievents
    Even Las Vegas Loves Paul Bocuse!Chefs like Guy Savoy and Joël Robuchon will team up to cook dishes that are influenced by the respected French toque.
  24. Mediavore
    Top Ten Airport Restaurants; Mice Terrorists Invade Pennsylvanian Pizza ShopsLAX’s Encounter restaurant gets a nod, while a pizza shop owner is accused of terrorizing his competition.
  25. Chef Shuffle
    Lotus of Siam Owners Leave New York to Protect ‘Morals and Values’Extreme prices to blame?
  26. Beef
    Does Vegas Have Better Food Than New York? Zagat Says YesBut anyone with a brain would say no.
  27. Lawsuits
    Eva Longoria Sued for $4,000,000 by Shady Beso InvestorHer accuser’s husband has a history of bad relations, making threats, and shady practices with the company.
  28. Mediavore
    Refrigerators Learn How To Use Twitter; Live Turtles Smuggled in Snack BoxesYour fridge is about to get better with technology than most seniors, while a strange discovery is made at LAX customs.
  29. Mediavore
    Beso Bankrupt in Las Vegas; New Landlord Purchases Palm RestaurantEva Longoria and Todd English’s restaurant at Aria stumbles, while an eight million dollar deal nets a company possession of the West Hollywood stalwart.
  30. Freebies
    Kanye West Will Give Away Fatburgers TomorrowOne of Kanye West’s Fatburger locations is among those participating in a giveaway to promote Fox’s new cartoon.
  31. Mediavore
    Food Trucks Working With Ron Jeremy; Anyone For Horse Meat?We wish he’d just stay as far away from our food as possible.
  32. Quote of the Day
    Strip ScarsJose Andres scarred by clubbing in Las Vegas.
  33. Foodievents
    Forget Santa, Ferran Adria is Coming to Town!The El Bulli maestro will join Jose Andres and Juan Mari-Arzak for a panel discussion called “Tools of Today, Food of Tomorrow.”
  34. Openings
    Lotus of Siam, ‘Best Thai Restaurant in North America,’ Takes CruThe Vegas favorite will open in the next couple of weeks.
  35. Look Who's Popping Up
    Chef Jet Tila Brings Cheesecake ‘Maki-Sushi’ To BreadBar This SundayThe Bangkok-born Vegas chef will lead a three-hour Southeast Asian cooking demo and four-course meal.
  36. Chef Shuffles
    Chef Josh Smith Landing in Las VegasThe chef, who recently left Church & State, will cook at Estiatorio Milos, in the new Cosmopolitan Hotel.
  37. Mediavore
    Drinkers Outlive Teetotalers; LudoBites Doubles Down For Last NightA new study finds moderate and heavy drinkers might have a longer lifespan than those who abstain.
  38. Chef Shuffle
    Top Chef’s Manuel Treviño Named Exec Chef at LavoThe former Travertine chef is jumping to the big leagues.
  39. Coming Soon
    Holstein’s Burgers Joining L.A. Talent at CosmopolitanIs Nancy Silverton’s Short Order already setting a tone for winter trends?
  40. Empire Building
    Dom Jr. Takes Di Fara Pies to VegasAnd Arizona, Texas, and California …
  41. Openings
    The Vegas and Miami Invasions: Lavo Staffs Up, Santo Ticks OffTwo flashy imports are coming to town. Though not if Soho residents have their way.
  42. Mediavore
    What The Stars of Friends Ate for Ten Years Straight; Eva LongoriaCourtney Cox steals Jennifer Aniston’s lunch habits and a Desperate Housewives star claims a legal action against her from restaurant partners is without merit.
  43. Mediavore
    Eva Longoria Sued By Vegas Beso Partners; Hawthorne Mayor Charged for StealingThe Desperate Housewives star is alleged to have pushed her partners out of CityCenter while Mayor Larry Guidi faces up to three years in prison for trying to enhance his pizza over.
  44. Empire Building
    X-Train to Vegas Brings Rick Moonen On-BoardDisputes still rage as to the reality of the train’s ambitions, but a celeb chef is appointed nonetheless.
  45. The New York Diet
    Chef Marc Forgione Ends His Days With Hash Browns“I quit smoking weed a couple years ago, and every time I eat these hash browns I’m like, ‘I wish I could eat this while I’m baked.’”
  46. Mediavore
    Obama Nightclub Opens in Shanghai; Chocolate Consumption Linked to DepressionVegas glitz comes to Chinese nightlife and a favored sweet could cause the blues.
  47. Empire Building
    Marquee Team Threatens to Open Mammoth Club in VegasNoah Tepperberg and Jason Strauss have expansion plans.
  48. Mediavore
    Jamie Oliver’s Food Fails with Kids; Comme Ca Opening in VegasWhen the Naked Chef cooked for a West Virginia school, kids stopped buying food, while David Myers sets his sights on Sin City.
  49. Empire Building
    New York Restaurateurs Still Betting on VegasCosmopolitan is the latest casino-resort to draw big-name chefs.
  50. The Other Critics
    Gold Gets Into ‘Fat, Warm, Breast-Shaped Things’ at Papa Rich; Virbila VisitsL.A. Times names it picks at City Center and The Weekly looks at Papa Rich.
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