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John Curtas
Food for Thought

John Curtas has been reviewing the food scene for more than a decade and is co-author of Eating Las Vegas: The 50 Essential Restaurants.

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  • John Curtas delves into family history to discover the real story behind Grandma Schroader's Sour Beans. GRANDMA SCHROADER'S SOUR BEANS: 2 cans green…
  • According to Food Critic John Curtas, no other Italian restaurant in Las Vegas has performed at such a high level for so long. He sums up why he thinks…
  • John Curtas says he's had enough. He tells us why he's ready to give up on the downtown dining scene.
  • Twittering about dinner while dining: you might not let your kids do it, but John Curtas has tried it. Hear about his mixed results. Battista's Hole In…
  • John Curtas keeps an eye out for Las Vegas-area restaurants that are easy on the pocketbook and kind to the tastebuds. Today he's got a tip on a recent…
  • As the dining scene shrinks a bit in Las Vegas, John Curtas remembers his first dining experience at a Wolfgang Puck restaurant.
  • John Curtas turns movie reviewer today - but the subject is in his usual area of expertise. Hear his review of "Food, Inc." Usually we eat without…
  • Dining critic John Curtas finds some steak aged for EIGHT MONTHS and he tells us how it tastes. Even in the middle of tough times for Las Vegas…
  • Everyone's food budget is tighter these days. But if you still want to dine out now and then, our dining critic John Curtas has a few tips on restaurants…
  • Explore Dining Critic John Curtas' love/hate relationship with Wazuzu. If you want to spice up your dinner go for at least a "4 or 5." Wazuzu Encore Wynn…