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April 20, 2014

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Photo: Foster the People performs at Boulevard Pool at Th
Celebrity preview: Foster the People, Aloe Blacc, Bastille, Jason Derulo, Claire Sinclair, Jay Cutler, Phil Lesh
Friday, April 18, 2014
Happy Easter Weekend, everyone! Viva Las Vegas — it’s also a rockabilly pin-up party weekend, plus a lot of music high notes. The Strip plays host to Foster the People and Phil Lesh, the founding member of The Grateful Dead, while Tyler Farr takes care of ...
Guy Fieri opens Strip restaurant in hair-raising fashion
Guy Fieri opens Strip restaurant in hair-raising fashion
Friday, April 18, 2014
Guy Fieri is playing the Strip, and this is all too appropriate. The UNLV graduate (he has a degree in hospitality management) is a spicy figure, to put it mildly. Adorned with a lot of good ink up and down his arms, his ...
Photo: Guy Fieri and Lee Brice attend Day 2 of the 2014 A
Chefs Week Q+A: UNLV graduate turned star chef Guy Fieri returns home to open his first Strip spot
Friday, April 18, 2014
It’s been an incredible journey for spiky-blond-haired New York Times-bestselling author Guy Fieri, who began his love affair with food at age 10 selling soft pretzels from “The Awesome Pretzel,” a three-wheeled bicycle cart he built with his father.
Photo: Naked City Pizza Shop chef/owner Chris Palmeri is
Las Vegas locales featured on Guy Fieri’s ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’
Friday, April 18, 2014
Food television personality Guy Fieri opened his first restaurant in Las Vegas on Thursday, bringing his Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar to the Quad on the Strip. The UNLV graduate is best known for hosting “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” on the Food Network.
Photo: The 2014 UNLVino Founders Grand Tasting on Saturda
Photos: First four-day UNLVino is a sparkling scholarship-fundraising success
Thursday, April 17, 2014
More than 7,500 enthusiasts turned up for the largest-ever Founder’s Grand Tasting, which capped the expanded four days of wine-and-food experiences marking the 40th annual scholarship fundraiser UNLVino.
Photo: Feel Good Food is the latest cookbook by Giada De
Chefs Week: Giada De Laurentiis talks ‘sensual’ food; Jose Andres; Rick Sandoval
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
“I want to create something more sensual. I want something more feminine. Each one has to say Giada. For every dish we serve, people need to look at it and say, ‘That’s a Giada dish. You can only get it at her Las Vegas restaurant,’” the TV star chef said.
Photo: Matthias Merges Yusho has opened at Monte Carlo.
Chefs Week: Yusho, Guy Fieri, Giada, DB Brasserie, Mozen, Vegas Uncork’d and Holly Madison
Monday, April 14, 2014
I kept asking myself, “How is this possible”? How can an American chef who grew up eating liver and onions become such a masterful Japanese chef? Then again, he’s the first to admit that his food isn’t authentic Japanese.
Photo: Adam Gregory and Marie Osmond at the 38th Annual D
Strip Scribbles: Penn Jillette’s restaurant; Marie Osmond’s movies; Victor Drai’s palm trees
Monday, April 14, 2014
Guy Fieri said of Penn Jillette: “He surprised you, he surprised everybody — no B.S. If Penn Jillette wanted to open a restaurant tomorrow, he could. He’s not just good; he’s great. There’s no reason for me to say that because he wasn’t even on my team.”
Downtown landmark El Sombrero Café closes, Lego builds up to grand opening
Downtown landmark El Sombrero Café closes, Lego builds up to grand opening
Monday, April 14, 2014
Openings & Closings:
A longtime downtown landmark closes as a Lego lover’s paradise debuts. PT’s opens a new pub while an eatery offers employees a training opportunity. ...
Photo: The open sign is off at El Sombrero restaurant loc
El Sombrero restaurant says farewell to Las Vegas after 64 years
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The restaurant wasn't packed on its last day, but the only empty tables available were on reserve and the patrons who were already enjoying their dinner looked like regulars ...
Photo: Wolfgang Puck, third from right, receives the UNLV
Strip Scribbles: Floyd Mayweather Jr., Jerry Lewis, Wolfgang Puck and Criss Angel
Thursday, April 10, 2014
I’ll be filming today a version of my old show “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous” touring unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s three Las Vegas homes and his extraordinary collections of cars and jewelry.
Photo: 2013 UNLVino's first-ever Bar-B-Q honoring Scott S
Weekend best bets: UNLVino, Bryan Ferry and Pacquiao vs. Bradley
Thursday, April 10, 2014
From UNLVino’s 40th anniversary to a hotly contested fight night at MGM Grand Garden Arena — a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley — ’tis indeed a weekend to eat, drink and be merry in Las Vegas.
Photo: Natalie Young and Elyse Martin.
Joe Downtown: New management at The Ogden’s Wild eyes healthier business model
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Joe Downtown:
The Downtown Project has taken over Wild, the gluten-free pizza restaurant on the first floor of The Ogden, and has employed a former chef to help ...
Photo: Bradley Lords, Vin Armani and Brace Land of Showti
Strip Scribbles: Showtime’s ‘Gigolos’ pen ‘sexoirs’; Mile High Club flights over Las Vegas
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
In Episode 8 of Season 5, the “Gigolos” were tasked with telling tales of their real-life experiences, and now Nick Hawk, Ash Armand and Bradley Lords are getting their first works published on Amazon’s eBook platforms for iTunes, Kindle and Nook.
Photo: Wolfgang Puck signs copies of his newly released c
40 and fabulous: Four-day UNLVino raises scholarships for college students
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The four days of fantastic functions honor the mission to raise millions of scholarship dollars for our UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration by Southern Wines & Spirits and its head honcho, Larry Ruvo.

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