Quick Hits, Hot Licks and Happy Chinese New Year!

Things have been fairly slow around the ELV manse of late, what with us putting the finishing touches on the EATING LAS VEGAS book, and having cut back on our restaurant schedule because of it.

Accordingly, we thought a quick tour of where we have eaten recently is in order, in order to point out some of the tastier bites we’ve encountered at some old friends and new acquaintances.

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Brian Howard – A Man And His Sandwich

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Brian Howard’s new country ham French roll at Comme Ça might be the last word in ham sandwiches: Alan Benton country ham, pressed between a fresh, soft (but not too soft) squishy bun, layered with watercress, house-made mustard fruits and oozing brie cheese — it’s hard to imagine a sandwich being a more balanced amalgam of dough, yeast, sweet, savory, creamy and salty sensations.

It costs $16.

Just thought you’d like to know.


In The Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino

3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Las Vegas, NV 89109



BTW: they also do a nice, gooey, Gruyere cheese omelet here, and Howard also does a nice, food-nerdy/gooey food porn blog at http://innovativechefs.blogspot.com/.