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One of the ‘Best Restaurants You’ll Find Anywhere in America’

Plus Joël Robuchon’s new cooking school and more

 Joël Robuchon
Joël Robuchon
MGM Resorts

MGM GRANDFood & Wine chats with Joël Robuchon about his two restaurants in Las Vegas and how he was persuaded to open L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon and his namesake Joël Robuchon 10 years ago. Initially he saw Las Vegas as the wild west, "with cowboys and Indians, where you see a cowboy lost in the middle of the desert!" But after trying California produce and American wheat, he moved forward with his plans. Then he discovered that people from all around the world were eating his food. "…with this large variety of clientele, it's really made me realize that, when the food is good, everybody likes it." Robuchon also touches on his new cooking school being built in a seminary he attended in France. Expect a 2017 opening. [Food & Wine]

WESTSIDE — GQ profiles Daniel Krohmer’s Other Mama, calling it "one of the best restaurants you’ll find anywhere in America," to find out the secrets behind his "killer" shrimp ceviche. [GQ]

LAS VEGASLas Vegas Review-Journal gossip columnist Norm Clarke bows out after 17 years on the job. "I’ve loved every breathing moment of it, until the past year when my health challenges led to more medication, which led to more naps, which led to more stressful deadline dashes." He recounts some of his favorite stories over the years. Also note, his RJ email address is already out of commission. [LVRJ]

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

3799 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 891-1111 Visit Website

Joël Robuchon

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-891-7925 Visit Website

Joël Robuchon

3799 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 891-7925 Visit Website

Other Mama

3655 South Durango Drive, , NV 89147 (702) 463-8382 Visit Website