Dining at Salt Baes Controversial New Steakhouse

February 3, 2018

Almost all the buzz about 11 million Instagram followers, famous friends such as DJ Khaled (Khaled Mohamed Khaled), and a panoramic way of seasoning steaks that is the most notable culinary meme since Emeril Lagasse said “Bam!” One re-posted YouTube video of his Photographer: Kate Krader/Bloomberg In advance of my visit to Nusr-et, the signs for that kind of meal were auspicious. Hours before my dinner came news that the restaurant was under investigation by New…


Wynn Resorts Tumbles as Founder Accused of Pattern of Harassment

January 30, 2018

Wynn Resorts Ltd. shares sank more than 8 percent after the Wall Street Journal reported that its founder, casino industry legend fortune is valued at about $3.7 billion, most of it in Wynn shares, according to the seeking to gain control of her 9 percent stake in the casino giant. Steve Wynn has long sought to maintain his hold over the company because he lost his previous business, Mirage Resorts,…


Fox Is Trying to Win the Rights to Thursday NFL Games

January 20, 2018

21st Century Fox Inc. is seriously pursuing the rights to “Thursday Night Football,” a controversial TV property that could lift viewership of its struggling broadcast network and signal Fox’s path forward after a planned sale of assets to Walt Disney Co. Fox has submitted a bid with multiple scenarios involving its namesake broadcast network and cable channel Fox Sports 1, according to people familiar with the matter. Those are two…


Last Jedi Makes a Stand as Top-Grossing Domestic Movie of 2017

January 4, 2018

“The Last Jedi” is giving movie-theater chains a new hope for 2018. Walt Disney Co.’s latest chapter in the Star Wars saga became the year’s No. 1-grossing movie after generating an estimated $68.4 million in U.S. and Canadian sales over the four-day holiday weekend, researcher ComScore Inc. estimated on Monday. The film’s domestic total of $533.1 million for 2017 topped the $504 million tallied by the previous No. 1, Disney’s…


The Overwatch Videogame League Aims to Become the New NFL

December 11, 2017

Stefano Disalvo is a professional athlete. He has the physical gifts of a professional athlete, the dedication and drive of a professional athlete, the monomaniacal schedule of a professional athlete. He wakes up at 6:30 in the morning and spends some time reviewing game tape of his own performance before calisthenics begin around 9—jogging, frisbee, soccer—followed by practice, seven straight hours of it, where his team plays against some of…