Parts Unknown – Lotus of Siam

We have had a memorable food adventure in Las Vegas, but alas it had to draw to a close. We were flying back to Vancouver that evening and were looking for a quick place to eat. We have made no reservations that evening, so we began to poll our friends for recommendations. One place that…

Jaleo by José Andrés

One would figure that after an experience of 19 courses at é by José Andrés, that we would have had enough food to last us for the evening. If you thought that you would be… ummm, wrong. When we exited the intimate private room of é, Jaleo was filled to capacity with people; it was…

Jean Philippe Patisserie

For the last few days we have enjoyed some excellent meals during dinnertime. But we can’t really much about our lunches. As we try to get to the SEMA show bright and early to avoid the masses, we usually skip breakfast and eat our lunches at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Don’t get me wrong,…

Ice Cream Guessing Game

One night while watching television a few months ago, Rick Moonen’s RM Seafood restaurant was featured on a show called Extreme Vegas. But it wasn’t being featured for its abundance of fresh seafood; it was for their dessert, called Rick’s Tasting Game. The premise of the game is quite simple. You are served 16 sample-sized…

Under the Big Top

When planning our Las Vegas trip we decided that we needed to at least experience a Michelin Star restaurant. After all it is Las Vegas, known for its “go big or go home” attitude. The original Le Cirque is one of New York’s landmark restaurants, known for its luxurious elegance both when describing their atmosphere…