Food FYI: Gordon Ramsay's $5-million Vegas steakhouse
Chef Gordon Ramsay announces his first restaurant in Las Vegas, the $5-million Gordon Ramsay Steak, will open Friday, May 11, in the Paris hotel. In case you missed it, the Las Vegas Sun took a sneak peek.
Barista Exchange founder Matt Milletto and former Stumptown roaster Brandon Smyth open Water Avenue Coffee in Portland; Portland Food and Drink geeks out on their French SASA Samiac roaster.
MARTHA STEWART & BOOK NO. 77
The Martha Stewart blog says that the doyenne of domesticity's 77th (77th!) book, "Martha's American Food," is available today. Some of her favorite national dishes? Chicken pot pie, New England clam chowder and Indiana succotash.
The politics of the growing call to eat less meat reverberates beyond a D.C. suburb celebrating "Veg Week 2012," notes the Washington Post.
DIY WINE BAR
Remodelista turns a picnic table into an instant wine tasting bar. It's just like you're up in Healdsburg.
-- Betty Hallock
Photo: Gordon Ramsay. Credit: Brian Bowen Smith/Fox.