I especially chuckled over this:
" So it makes sense that for some denizens of Las Vegas, America’s empire of excess, only steak for 12 will do – at a cost of $1,200,"
"“The larger and the more obnoxious an entrée is, the more the guests dig on it,” ’
"“Everybody got up and circled the cutting board with their iPhones. "
Tacky? Pretentious? Gauche? Shiver