Chefs with Las Vegas ties prepare decadent after-Oscars feast | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Wolfgang Puck Previews the Food for the V.I.P. Governors Ball Following the Oscars (Al Mancini/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Wolfgang Puck Previews the Food for the V.I.P. Governors Ball Following the Oscars (Al Mancini/ Las Vegas Review-Journal)

For celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck and his team, serving seafood, caviar, sushi and Champagne for 1,500 is not too tall an order. It will be Puck’s 23rd year of preparing the feast for the official Governors Ball after-Oscars party.

Source: Chefs with Las Vegas ties prepare decadent after-Oscars feast | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Reflections: Of sunsets, margaritas, and Ernest > The Harvard Press

Illustration of Hemingway’s “The Old Man and the Sea” by Guy Harvey at the Customs House Museum in Key West. (Courtesy drawing)

 

“We did a group read of the only novel Hemingway set in Key West, ‘To Have and Have Not,’ published in 1937. Over Hemingway daiquiris in a quiet resort bar, we discussed meanings of the title, the social criticism of the wealthy, the way Hemingway wove in the history of Cuba and Key West, the violence, the attitude toward women, and the flaws in the narrative structure. We were brilliant.”

Source: Reflections: Of sunsets, margaritas, and Ernest > The Harvard Press

Fish, chips and passion: A few fast hours in the Las Vegas life of Gordon Ramsay – Las Vegas Weekly

 Snacktime with Gordon: Guy Savoy gets a rare visit from his protege. Photo: Jon Estrada

Snacktime with Gordon: Guy Savoy gets a rare visit from his protege.                                    Photo: Jon Estrada

With four restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip and a new TV production company, one of the world’s biggest food media moguls just keeps getting bigger.

Source: Fish, chips and passion: A few fast hours in the Las Vegas life of Gordon Ramsay – Las Vegas Weekly

How one company eliminated food waste: The ‘landfill can no longer be an option.’ – The Washington Post

A worker at Baldor processes mangoes. (Courtesy of Baldor)

A worker at Baldor processes mangoes. (Courtesy of Baldor)

A produce processor renamed its food scraps “sparcs” and started finding uses for them other than the trash.

Source: How one company eliminated food waste: The ‘landfill can no longer be an option.’ – The Washington Post