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Fogo De Chao opens in Downtown LA

Who doesn't like Gaucho's roaming around with skewers of meat

Now, whenever you need your endless meat fix, you can skip the drive to Beverly Hills and head down to Fogo De Chao’s new DTLA location. We checked out their grand opening to partake in their parade of protein. Read More

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Gordon Ramsay Steak – Las Vegas

"I’m not about the cheese"

All signs point to yes with Chef Gordon Ramsay’s first property in Las Vegas, Gordon Ramsay Steak.  Steak houses with a modern design and a celebrity name has been the model for a successful Vegas restaurant, but Ramsay is bringing something new to the table, an iPad. Chef Ramsay insists, after refusing to hold one of his dishes to the camera for a photo op, that, “I’m not about the cheese. So I’m not gonna do it.” This feeling rings through the restaurant with his honest and sentimental description of the food, drink, and design of his latest project.  Read More

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Sitting down with The Grand Wok’s Executive Chef Bill Chan

At the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas

Before ending up on the Vegas Strip, Chef Bill Chan was cooking in Hong Kong when the territory was still under British sovereignty in 1979. Now, 33 years later, Bill is now the man in command of the kitchen at The Grand Wok restaurant inside the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino serving up traditional Cantonese, Japanese, Thai, Korean and Vietnamese cuisine. Not to be misconstrued as fusion, but an expansive menu selection ranging from Dim Sum-style dishes, sashimi, Pad Thai, to Hainanese chicken rice. We caught up with Executive Chef Bill Chan after a bustling lunch service and spoke to him about working at the MGM Grand, his past and being the Vice President of the American Chinese Chef Association. Read More

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O3 Bistro & Lounge now open

Serving American-Asian fusion

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San Francisco’s newest eatery, O3 Bistro & Lounge in the Civic Center neighborhood, is helmed by Executive Chef Joseph Villanueva. Chef was previously seen cooking as the Executive Chef at Le Colonial, where he debuted in the food world after leaving a corporate job, it’s one of those passion things. Check out the notable dishes they’re serving. Read More