Wolfgang Puck’s menu stands the test of time

Wolfgang Puck’s menu stands the test of time

Spago, the first celebrity chef-driven restaurant to open in Las Vegas, celebrates its 20-year anniversary next week.

When Wolfgang Puck opened a branch of his Los Angeles fine-dining flagship Spago at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace in 1992, he was the first celebrity chef/ restaurateur to help catapult the Las Vegas dining scene into national prominence. And he made a bundle of money in the process. But at the time, the idea of transplanting a California-centric concept like Spago to the desert gambling mecca of Las Vegas seemed delusional.

But in retrospect, it was genius. Next week,

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