Cops are looking for Akingide Cole of Palmdale because, they say, he took $1.6 million in chips from the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas.
That's quite a haul.
Authorities allege the 31-year-old from the L.A. area did it earlier this month by somehow sneaking into "a closed area of the casino" and flee ... More >>
John Lechleidner; Chow Fueng rolls at WP24.WP24 has a new Chef de Cuisine in John Lechleidner. A veteran of the Wolfgang Puck group who has cooked at Postrio at The Venetian, Spago at The Forum Shops at Caesars, Wolfgang Puck American Grille at The Borgata and Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at L.A ... More >>
Alex Reznik is a fairly recent transplant to Los Angeles, and he's taken to it with a convert's enthusiasm. Though he did leave his gig cheffing at Ivan Kane's Cafe Was for a time in order to compete on season seven of Top Chef, which is set in D.C. and begins June 16.
Reznik worked in kitch ... More >>
Luciano Pellegrini of Valentino will cook lamb at Vegas Uncork'dThe home fires will grow a little dim this week when four top chefs and restaurateurs leave their L.A. haunts to cook in Las Vegas.
The draw is Vegas Uncork'd, a gastronomic extravaganza presented by Bon Appetit Thursday through ... More >>