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Chefs Bobby Flay, right, and Giada De Laurentis, center, and Bob App´tit editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport, left, speak to the crowd at Caesars Palace during Vegas Uncork'd in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 8, 2014.(Photo by Isaac Brekken for Vegas Uncork'd by bon app´tit)
Wednesday 01 October, 2014

E.C. Gladstone: The Bon Appetit archives

I’ve had the pleasure of contributing on a lot of topics for BonAppetit.com. To make it easier to find my past work, I’ve compiled many of the links here. Interview: Gordon Ramsay 24 Hours In The Food Life of A Top Las Vegas Casino Interview: Nobu Matsuhisa The Best Supermarkets In America How Dario Cecchini [...]


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Friday 19 September, 2014

The 10 Most Horrifying…ly Great (!) Deep Fried Foods at the LA County Fair

Deep fried Oreos? Twinkies? Peanut Butter Cups? So old hat. This season, the masters of County Fair Food are upping their game. Think there are some foods that just can’t possibly be deep fried? You might be surprised… 1. Deep Fried Bacon Wrapped Zucchini: A ten inch spear of zucchini, for some very logical reason, [...]


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Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Jose Andres has a Burger–and it’s at Umamiburger

World-renowned Spanish Chef Jose Andres (Time’s 100 Most Influential list: Jaleo, The Bazaar, minibar, ChinaPoblano and other restaurants) has gotten into the burger biz. Well, sort of. For a limited time, he paired up with Adam Fleischman’s Umamiburger to offer a special burger and tapas menu at every outlet of the LA-based booming fancy burger [...]


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Tuesday 20 May, 2014

VIDEO: Fresh Hawaiian Fish Menu at Wynn Las Vegas’ Lakeside Grill

I’ve always loved the freshness and variety of Hawaiian fish–but it’s hard to find either on the mainland. So my ears were definitely pricked by the announcement that Wynn Las Vegas’ Lakeside Grill would be offering a rotating selection of fresh Hawaiian fish flown in daily. This month, Chef David Walzog and Chef Rene Lenger [...]


Chefs Bobby Flay, right, and Giada De Laurentis, center, and Bob App´tit editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport, left, speak to the crowd at Caesars Palace during Vegas Uncork'd in Las Vegas on Thursday, May 8, 2014.(Photo by Isaac Brekken for Vegas Uncork'd by bon app´tit)
Wednesday 14 May, 2014

What Happens When Giada DeLaurentiis and Bobby Flay Cook Together?

If you’ve ever wondered whether Celebrity Chefs hang out together off-screen and outside their restaurants, the answer, surprisingly enough, is Yes, they do. At least if they are Giada DeLaurentiis and Bobby Flay, as Giada told me the morning after I attended this dinner she and Flay collaborated on as part of Bon Appetit’s Vegas [...]


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Tuesday 06 May, 2014

87 Lists We Could Do Without

Because…shut up you Upworthy Slut. 1. The 22 Most Hipster Foods On The Planet Because you’re angry they didn’t buy into your marshmallow peeps obsession 2. 7 Healthy Foods That Turned Out To Be Unhealthy Really, all your lazy Googling butt could come up with was seven? 3. 20 Celebrities Who Have Aged Terribly No [...]


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Monday 28 April, 2014

Seven Reasons Why You’ll Line Up To Eat At Giada’s New Vegas Restaurant

Food Network star and cookbook author Giada De Laurentiis is in her own category: On one hand, she’s never had her own restaurant -but unlike some of the other TV food personalities, she did go to cooking school, and train extensively in Europe.  So it seems pretty obvious she could’ve opened an eatery a long [...]


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Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Las Vegas Chocolate Festival

A series of exclusive blogs and videos I created for the wildly popular Las Vegas Chocolate Festival 2104…. Jean-Marie Auboine Caesars Palace Executive Pastry Chef Carlos Salazar Luxor/Excalibur Executive Pastry Chef Derek Franceschini Sugar Factory Executive Pastry Chef Carol Garcia Buddy V’s Cindy Soliz America’s Top Amateur Baker Brian Emmett Popcorn Girl’s Laurie Sobol LAS [...]