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I have recently had the opportunity to photograph to very different restaurants. The first is Wazuzu in the Encore. It is run by Executive Chef Jet Tila, but I mostly photographed Master Sushi Chef Masaru Matsuura as he prepared something called live sushi.  Wazuzu is one of the few places that you can get live sushi in Las Vegas.  Live sushi is considered the pinnacle of traditional Japanese raw-fish cuisine and is exactly what is sounds like, sushi that is still alive. The lobster dish that was served was still squirming around on the plate as it was being consumed.  I think it would be difficult to eat something that is literally watching you as you eat it.    
The last few photos are from Rhumbar which is located at The Mirage. I photographed the bar on a Monday night so it was a little empty inside. I don't know what it is like on the weekends, but it seemed like a great place to sit and enjoy the evening.  There were plenty of designer drinks to enjoy and a great view of The Strip from the balcony.

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