Tonight (in less than three hours) begins Part Four of ELV’s Best Food Week Ever. As part of the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Event, ELV will be hosting a dinner at Fiamma at the MGM Grand (with an amazing meal + wines being offered by Carlos Buscaglia and Fabio Trabocci at the not-exactly-bargain-priced-but-all-for-a-worthy-cause cost of $350/per). As wonderful as the food (and the privately selected wine) is sure to be, you won’t want to miss ELV’s sparkling commentary on same — delivered with the twinkle-in-his-eye irony and rakish charm for which he is known.
From Hot Buffets to Haute Cuisine: Defining an American Food City and the Culinary Transformation of Las Vegas
On October 25th, as part of the JBF’s TasteAmerica event in Las Vegas, a panel discussion will take place at UNLV, featuring two of the most notable, honored and cranky food journalists of our time. Be there to watch Alan (The Hitman) Richman trade ego blows with Jeffery (The Man Who Ate Everything) Steingarten, while Elizabeth Blau, ELV and a chef to be named later observe with detached bemusement…and try to get a word in edgewise.