Welcome Back: Chefs to the Max

Max and Kerry Simon, chewing the fat
Max and Kerry Simon, chewing the fat

Special to Eating Las Vegas by Mitchell Wilburn:

The week before last marked a homecoming of great celebration for a missing face in the food community. ┬áMax Jacobson is back in town, surely appreciative of the massive support he’s gotten from so many chefs, friends, and fans. ┬áThis most recent “Chefs to the Max” event took place at Carson Kitchen, the Kerry Simon spot downtown known for turning the tide in the Downtown food scene towards the hip.

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EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 25. LOTUS OF SIAM

25. LOTUS OF SIAM

“That place is so crowded no one goes there anymore.” – Yogi Berra

Truer words were never spoken about a restaurant. Since Bill and Saipin Chutima took over this space in 1999, the gourmet world has beaten a path to their door. So popular has LOS become with the fiery foods crowd that a table is almost impossible to score on a weekend evening — when you’ll see taxi after taxi dropping parties of four off every five minutes — as tourists make their pilgrimage here to sample our most famous 0ff-the-Strip eatery.

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