Tunisian lamb

A First Taste of DB Brasserie

As Daniel Boulud prepares for his return to Las Vegas with the opening of his new DB Brasserie in the Venetian, the chef staged a series of friends and family nights last week. Before Friday’s service, his executive chef, David Middleton, invited me in for a tour of the new restaurant and a sampling of some menu items. Read More


Photos by Jon Estrada

The Kitchen Mentor

It’s a Thursday morning, and Silverado High School’s Advanced Culinary Studies class is preparing its weekly lunch service of three courses from scratch for faculty and guests. In the midst of a crowded, hectic kitchen, a student is informing her teacher, Ann Taylor, that the heated chocolate she just put into a squeeze-bottle is still too thick to decorate the dessert. Read More