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Nove Italiano

  • Dishing With Grace

    Guy Savoy Has Your Fall Comfort Dining and It’s On Me Has Your Winter Gift-Giving

    By Grace Bascos

    In celebration of the original Paris flagship, Restaurant Guy Savoy, moving into its new digs on the top floor of the Monnaie de Paris—the French mint— Mathieu Chartron brought back three dishes from Paris, all available through the end of fall.

  • Dishing With Grace

    Eat Like an Italian, Be a Sucker for Octopus

    By Grace Bascos

    Wonder where James Beard Award-winning chef Luciano Pellegrini has been since Valentino closed its doors last November? He’s in town, laying low, and making gelato apparently, but he’ll resurface June 5 for the inaugural Nove Italiano guest series dinner ($105, in the Palms, 702-942-6800, with Nove’s chef de cucina, Kieran Toivonen. The meal begins […]

  • Dining

    A Tree Grows in Vegas

    By Debbie Lee

    Las Vegas prides itself on indulging every whim and desire, but meeting the demands of an eco-conscious diner can sometimes be more challenging than catering to a high-roller. How does one reconcile a green lifestyle with a penchant for fine food? While the recent explosion of farmers markets suggests that we’re moving in the right direction, some restaurants are going a step further. Edible gardens—either on-site or within 60 miles of the city—reduce waste, minimize carbon footprints and keep the local farming community alive.

  • Mother’s Love (Food)

    By Deanna Rilling

    Mamma mia, there are a lot of options for May 13! Here are just seven suggestions of where to make a reservation (very important) and treat the woman who got you through life’s bumps and bruises.

  • Diner's Notebook

    The dinners, drinks and guests of the holidays—plus fish… lots of fish

    By Max Jacobson

    The holiday season means a wealth of special dinners, including last week’s white truffle dinner at Piero Selvaggio Valentino at the Venetian, always one of the year’s most memorable feasts. I’ll have to cut back on the Christmas cookies.

  • A Small Bite

    Do Try This at Home!

    By Xania V. Woodman

    Curious about making fresh guacamole from scratch? Ever wonder how Nove’s chef Geno Bernardo gets his gnocchi so perfect? Like to mingle with foodies? You can do just that and a whole lot more when you sign up for one of the many cooking demonstration lunches offered by some of the Strip’s finest chefs.

  • Diner's Notebook

    Critical successes, a new hit and one we’ll miss

    By Max Jacobson

    The San Pellegrino Top 50 Restaurants in the World for 2011 were recently announced, as they are every April. For the second year in a row, first place belongs to Noma of Copenhagen. I’m privileged to be a part of this selection process, along with critics, industry professionals and gastronomes around the world. The eligible voters are instructed to vote only for places in which they have dined. As yet, I have not had the pleasure of dining at Noma.

  • Gossip

    Britney Makes It Two Straight

    By Jason Scavone

    Back for a second weekend of action, Britney Spears turned up a few places in town, which, as we all know, basically means she’s planning on moving here and starring in her own six-nights-a-week revue. That’s just how these things work.