In Case You Missed It: Food Talk with Max and John on KNPR

Click on this link* to hear last Friday’s Food Talk with Max and John on News 88.9 KNPR’s State of Nevada, wherein we discuss:

Why truffles aren’t as good as they used to be** with Artisanal Food’s Brett Ottolenghi;

Maintaining quality in all of Wolfgang Puck’s fine dining empire with Chef/Managing Partner/Former Enfant Terrible David Robins;

Las Vegas’s 5 Most Romantic Restaurants*** (as seen through the eyes of two middle-aged white guys with 5 marriages between them); and,

EAT IT OR BEAT IT, wherein we tell you whether to run to, or away from:

Dad’s Grilled Cheese

Taiwan Deli



* You’ll have to click on each individual segment to hear them.

** Brett O. agrees with ELV that summer truffles aren’t worth the taste or the money (and that black truffles not from France are often inferior). Memo to chefs: Stop trying to con customers with summer truffles!

*** 5 Most Romantic Restaurants in Vegas

AIR DATE: October 22, 2010


Looking for a romantic Las Vegas dining experience? Max Jacobson and John Curtas compare notes on five top choices in romantic dining.

Marche Bacchus
2620 Regatta Dr # 106

Le Cirque/Bellagio
3600 Las Vegas Blvd South

Prime Steakhouse/Bellagio
3600 Las Vegas Blvd South

Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare
Wynn Las Vegas

Top of the World
2000 South Las Vegas Blvd.