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Giada Debuts Her New Baltimore Restaurant

Plus huge buffet updates and The Chew cancelled

Fresh pastas and other ingredients featured at GDL Italian in Baltimore.
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BALTIMORE — Food Network personality Giada De Laurentiis expands her restaurant empire to the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore as she opens GDL Italian by Giada. Brick-oven pies and gourmet pasta dishes make up the menu at the 180-seat, 10,000-square-foot restaurant. De Laurentiis also has her fast-casual concept Pronto by Giada at Caesars Palace and Giada at the Cromwell here in Vegas. [Eater DC]

TV — ABC cuts the cord on The Chew, which will air one last season of the celebrity chef-hosted daytime talk show, Deadline reports. Chefs Michael Symon, Carla Hall, fashion consultant Clinton Kelly, and, until recently, chef Mario Batali host the show. Batali was suspended and ultimately fired from the show in December amid widespread reports of the chef’s alleged sexual misconduct that spanned two decades. Symon plans to open Mabel’s BBQ at the Palms later this year. [Eater]

LAS VEGAS — Station Casinos’ Feast and Fiesta buffets now feature pan Asian stations with 36 or more dishes. Kung pao chicken, char siu bao, pad Thai noodles, sweet and sour fish, and bok choy, as well as beef and broccoli, chicken and green beans, lemon chicken, sweet and sour chicken, General Tso chicken, orange chicken, salt and pepper chicken wings, spicy chicken wings, salt and pepper tilapia, vegetable fried rice, vegetable chow mein, vegetable lo mein, cold soba noodle salad, char siu barbecue pork, green curry pork, pot stickers, and egg drop soup make the revamped menu. [EaterWire]

WYNN — The Buffet at Wynn Las Vegas launches a series of themed, month-long dining experiences. June features seafood with Alaskan Opilio crab legs, cracked Jonah crab claws, cod fritters, little neck clams, and a build-your-own sliders station, summer shortcake station and more. From June 29 through Aug. 2, barbecue dishes make the menu with smoked brisket; slow-roasted whole barbecue pig, smoked turkey legs; St. Louis barbecue pork ribs and more. Then in August, the flavors of Latin America take over with Brazil’s classic rodizio-style cooking. [EaterWire]

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Pronto by Giada

3570 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (866) 227-5938 Visit Website

The Buffet at Wynn Las Vegas

3131 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (888) 320-7110 Visit Website

Giada

3595 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (855) 442-3271 Visit Website

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