Tag Archives: John Curtas

Le Bernardin 2009 – The Desserts

My friend, John Curtas, the pre-eminent food critic, journalist and attorney from Las Vegas has stated in his superb blog on Las Vegas dining called Eating Las Vegas that "Vegas has the deepest collection of pastry talent in the country." […]

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Breaking News: Rick Moonen Reinventing the RM Seafood Experience

When I read on John Curtas' outstanding Eating Las Vegas blog that Chef Rick Moonen was closing his upstairs flagship restaurant, RM Seafood, I grew concerned that was another high profile casualty of the downtrodden global economy. ELV went on […]

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Bartolotta & RM- Another’s View of the Same Meals

For John Curtas' take on our meals at Bartolotta & RM Seafood please see his post in his blog, Eating Las Vegas.

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RM Seafood – Savoring Sustainability

Ever since I saw his presentation at the 3rd Starchefs International Chefs Congress in NYC this past September, I knew I wanted to visit RM Seafood the next time I would be in Las Vegas. Chef Moonen's approach to seafood […]

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Aburiya Raku: Hidden Japanese Gem

Most of my experience with Japanese food comes from sushi and ramen restaurants with a few higher end NYC stars like Soto for composed dishes cooked and uncooked. So when I asked for suggestions on where I should eat while […]

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Bartolotta – Ristorante Di Mare: Mediterranean Seafood with Passion

One of Tony Bourdain's cardinal rules of restaurant dining is to avoid eating seafood in restaurants on Mondays. He must not have dined at Bartolotta – Ristorante di Mare in the Wynn Hotel. I showed up at the restaurant at […]

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Entering Las Vegas

I'm back in Sin City.  The main reason for my being here is to earn continuing medical education credits, but I can't say that the dining opportunities available were not a factor in choosing this destination. There certainly are plenty […]

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