Advances in agriculture are creating methods to grow produce without natural sunlight, soil or acres of farmland. These new, vertical gardens could provide fresh, locally-grown food to cities around the world.
Why do we have so many first dates at restaurants? What does it mean when a romantic partner wants to cook for you? And why is it so important to share a romantic meal on Valentine's Day? It all goes back to the days of hunting and gathering. But nowadays, romantic meals are more likely to happen in fancy restaurants than around open fires.
In some high-end casinos and all along Spring Mountain Road, you'll find Asian cuisine: Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indian, you name it! But many restaurants are combining their cuisines in a Pan Asian style. So how do you merge the best of many Asian foods? How do chefs experiment with their menus? Which restaurants do Pan Asian the best? We talk with chefs about the wonderful world of Pan Asian cuisine.
Imagine eating an entire meal in complete darkness with a restaurant full of people. Could you tell what you were eating? Las Vegas Citylife food critic, Al Mancini recently dined at the Artisan Hotel at an event called The Eclipse Dark Dining Experience where patrons dine without their sense of sight.
With the revival of downtown, two Las Vegans want to bring a new farmers market to an old bus terminal near Fremont Street. Kerry Clasby, known as the Intuitive Forager and Cheryl MacPherson, a local beverage executive plan to open the market in February in the city owned terminal near the shuttered Lady Luck Casino.
Las Vegas' star as a top dining destination continues to rise. On and off the strip more and more gourmet restaurants, some pricey, and some affordable, are catching the attention of locals and visitors to the city.
KNPR food critics Max Jacobson and John Curtas along with food writer Al Mancini have published a guide to the 50 essential restaurants in Las Vegas. All three writers give their take on restaurants ranging from high-end selections like Alex at Wynn and Joel Robuchon at MGM Grand to noodle houses in Chinatown.