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  • Perfect pairings for an entertaining evening

    Perfect pairings for an entertaining evening

    They don't call Las Vegas the Entertainment Capital of the World without reason. It's the perfect place to enjoy big multimillion-dollar productions, jaw-dropping numbers or just your favorite artist on stage. It’s also home to thousands of restaurants to satisfy every taste bud imaginable. If...

  • Ask a Local: Where are Las Vegas' best buffets?

    Ask a Local: Where are Las Vegas' best buffets?

    With a nickname like Tour Guide Barbie, it should come as no surprise that I frequently receive text messages from my friends asking me what to do in Las Vegas. One of the most popular questions I get is “What’s your favorite buffet?” Nearly every resort in town has one, so it can be hard figuring...

  • A delicious all-in tour of the menu from the Still at the Mirage

    Rewriting the script on the typical sports bar, the Still in the Mirage recently opened with a surprising design element at its centerpiece — a refurbished Airstream trailer-turned-kitchen named Bud’s Bud, which churns out delicious dishes daily. Around the room find 22 televisions, as well as...

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  • Farm-to-Fremont Street: Hip restaurant offerings ante up the flavor

    Farm-to-Fremont Street: Hip restaurant offerings ante up the flavor

    Not too long ago, downtown vegas was down and out — a destination to no one. As urban revitalization has charged through, however, hip eateries are popping up in once-derelict buildings, and downtown is becoming a hot spot for artisan fare and cutting-edge cooking. From ugly stepsister to culinary...

  • Spend less, savor more with Vegas' high-end lunches

    Spend less, savor more with Vegas' high-end lunches

    Don’t want to spend big bucks on dinner at a fancy-schmancy Vegas establishment? Try lunch instead. Many high-end Vegas joints offer midday menus featuring the same fabulous fare but at a lower cost and in a more laid-back atmosphere. Here is just a sample. For a casual lunch that’s tre¿s chic,...

  • Ditch the kitchen and spend Turkey Day on the Strip

    Ditch the kitchen and spend Turkey Day on the Strip

    This Turkey Day, ditch the family drama, the stress and hours spent cooking and cleaning up, and take your most beloved loved ones to Sin City. Plenty of restaurants serve up Thanksgiving-esque meals with all the trimmings, and you’ll even have time to catch a show or win back the cost of your...

  • Homesick? Get a taste of where you're from in Vegas

    Homesick? Get a taste of where you're from in Vegas

    Vegas: It's filled with people from someplace else. And while Sin City has enough original restaurants to satisfy tourists and transplants alike, sometimes you just want a taste of home. Here are a few Vegas outposts of favorite far-away restaurant chains.Opening earlier this year with the kind...

  • Take a fountain-side seat at Julian Serrano's newest Vegas venture

    Take a fountain-side seat at Julian Serrano's newest Vegas venture

    The most anticipated Vegas restaurant opening of 2015 has happened: Lago by legendary chef Julian Serrano is now open at Bellagio. Lago is an Italian eatery from the award-winning, Michelin-starred Serrano, who already has several highly successful Vegas Strip restaurants. Serrano offers up small,...

  • Cool treats: Vegas' frozen concoctions come in all shapes and sizes (and proofs)

    Cool treats: Vegas' frozen concoctions come in all shapes and sizes (and proofs)

    The Strip's summer sun can have you running from resort to resort searching for air-conditioned comfort. But for extra relief on the hottest days, try any of these ice-cold menu selections, from creamy delights to slushy cocktails.Frozen treatsBLVD Creamery at Monte Carlo has 36 flavors of ice...

  • Tap the keg, savor the flavor with these food/drink festivals

    Tap the keg, savor the flavor with these food/drink festivals

    If there’s one thing Vegas does well — besides gamble — it’s imbibe. This makes it the perfect setting for Motley Brews’ Great Vegas Festival of Beer, returning to downtown April 11. Nevada’s largest craft beer event, the festival brings together beer enthusiasts, brewers and culinary masterminds...

  • Famous feast: Vegas' celeb chef craze and its evolution

    Famous feast: Vegas' celeb chef craze and its evolution

    Twenty-five years ago, no one would have predicted that Vegas, with its decidedly non-gourmet buffets and mediocre steakhouses, would become the celebrity chef capital of the galaxy. Nowadays, if you're a restaurateur and you want to become more famous (or richer, or score a book deal and a TV...

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  • Sky-high dining: THEhotel at Mandalay Bay

    Sky-high dining: THEhotel at Mandalay Bay

    Perched atop the 64th floor of THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, the Mix Lounge is chef Alain Ducasse's restaurant. It combines Franco-American fare with to-die-for Strip views showcased by ornate floor-to-ceiling windows -- even in the bathrooms. Indulge in signature dishes such as bison tenderloin with...

  • Don't let the heat sway you from Vegas' outdoor dining options

    Don't let the heat sway you from Vegas' outdoor dining options

    Even during the scorching summer months, you can still find places to eat on a patio in Las Vegas. You just have to do it at night. Not to say there aren't plenty of outdoor options when the sun is up (thank goodness for misters). But at temperatures of more than 100 degrees, you're better off...

  • Take your pick with many dining options in one Las Vegas resort

    Take your pick with many dining options in one Las Vegas resort

    ARIA Resort and Casino's extraordinary collection of dining options, each with its own culinary personality and unique ambience, means that even the most dedicated foodie need never bother venturing off the property for the duration of their stay. Chef Shawn McClain brings his nuanced balance of...

  • Dining: db Brasserie

    Dining: db Brasserie

    After a four-year absence since the celebrated chef shuttered his eponymous Brasserie at the Wynn, D.B. is back with his brand- spanking-new French eatery. The decor is funkily Art Nouveau-brasserie-throwback, with an exterior clad in travertine limestone panels and, inside, an expansive faux-skylight...

  • Dining: Bobby's Burger Palace

    Dining: Bobby's Burger Palace

    Bobby Flay may have 17 other Burger Palaces, but only this one has a special Vegas-style twist -- a margarita to-go bar, home of Bobby's signature frozen cactus pear and frozen mesa margaritas. It's also the first to feature a revamped menu of signature burgers, including the exclusive Vegas Burger,...

  • Dining: Yusho

    Dining: Yusho

    Making his Vegas debut with a bang, Chicago chef extraordinaire Matthias Merges brings us Yusho, a wildly imaginative grill and noodle house that serves up Japanese street food with a kick. Think fresh seafood, poultry, meats and vegetables cooked to order over a chattering fire, accompanied by...

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