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Exclusive: Cake Boss Buddy Valastro Taking Over First

Cake Boss Buddy Valastro
Cake Boss Buddy Valastro
Photos: Valastro from All Things Cupcakes; First by Chelsea McManus

The wait to find out what's happening with the former First Food & Bar space at the Palazzo is finally over. Rumor has it that Cake Boss Buddy Valastro is headed to Vegas to take over the restaurant with partners Elizabeth Blau and Kim Canteenwalla of Honey Salt fame.

Calls for confirmation were not returned but an official announcement should come tomorrow morning.

Don't expect a bakery however. Looks like it will be an Italian concept restaurant.

This marks Valastro's first project Las Vegas. Expect a fall opening.

First and sister restaurant Rattlecan at the Venetian unexpectedly shuttered March 4.

While no plans have been announced for the Stripside Rattlecan yet, rumors have pointed to Daniel Boulud either taking over that space or Valentino. Boulud plans to announce his return to Vegas at the Epicurean Affair Thursday night at the Venetian.
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Honey Salt

1031 South Rampart Boulevard, , NV 89145 (702) 445-6100 Visit Website


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Buddy Valastro project

3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV