Category Archives: Food

Chef Lynch

Mon Ami Terry Lynch

The Las Vegas French Meet-Up Group schedules a French cooking class

I am a fantastic cook. Correction: I am an OK cook. Correction: I am not so great in the kitchen. No, wait—my dishes are sublime. This is all true. I swear it! The success of my meals (and their failures) is as conspicuous as the peaks and gullies of the …more Mon Ami Terry Lynch

Peppermill Restaurant, Las Vegas

Meet Me At The Fern Bar

Las Vegas Peppermill conceals a secret garden

I’m adding The Peppermill in Las Vegas to my Favorite Restaurants in the World list—right alongside the Gare de Bonnieux in Provence, Les Delices in Alexandria, Egypt, and the Dioforo in Athens. It takes its place not as purveyor of extraordinary food—braised veal cheeks daubed with wild rosemary is an …more Meet Me At The Fern Bar

Payard Las Vegas

“P” Is For Pretentious

The worst French food on The Strip?

Mon dieu! Or better yet, Quel horreur! The Payard Patisserie & Bistro at Caesar’s Palace might look French, but the Lamb Shank is about as far from a gigot as Clark County is from the Normandy. Was it pre-cooked and forgotten in a freezer Mid-Atlantic? Did some vampire wander in …more “P” Is For Pretentious