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July 24, 2014

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Photo: The Food Network star Ben Vaughn.
Chef Ben Vaughn: Asada Taco is my new food crush in downtown Las Vegas
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Downtown Las Vegas is certainly thought-provoking. It’s an area of town that has craved consideration for some time, and it is finally getting the attention it deserves. I will admit, I’m a little confused by sections of downtown Las Vegas.
Photo: Cory Harwell, right, counts extra money that Nicho
Carson Kitchen’s Cory Harwell: Opening downtown restaurant ‘a whirlwind of excitement’
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Guest Columnist:
I met my dear friend Kerry Simon back when he was a regular customer at my Cana Tapas Kitchen & Bar in Town Square, and our mutual interests and passions quickly built the potential for a solid business partnership.
Photo: Lao Sze Chuan's signature three chili chicken pack
Chicago chef Tony Hu brings Lao Sze Chuan to Palms
Monday, July 21, 2014
The space where Little Buddha once thrived finally gets filled.
G’day for Outback lovers in Henderson; frozen novelties pop up at new location
G’day for Outback lovers in Henderson; frozen novelties pop up at new location
Monday, July 21, 2014
Openings & Closings:
Henderson is getting a taste of the Outback once again. Elsewhere, another well-known national chain has opened a shop, and a late-night dining spot at Caesars Palace said goodbye. A gourmet popcorn shop serves up frozen novelties, and ...
Photo: Logan poser ramen
Smart and Streetwise
Friday, July 18, 2014
Yusho brings innovative Japanese bites to the Strip
Monte Carlo's newest Stripside restaurant gives Japanese street food a twist.
Photo: George Wallace, second from left and with Donny Os
Comedian George Wallace: My seven favorite new things in Las Vegas are …
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Las Vegas is waiting for you. If you haven’t experienced Las Vegas in the last six months, you need to do it again. What a change! New things to do are waiting for you — some new and somewhat new establishments to enjoy.
Chef Matt Andrews on opening Carson Kitchen
Chef Matt Andrews on opening Carson Kitchen
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Chef Talk:
The new Downtown hot spot's menu was a collective effort among Andrews, Kerry Simon and Cory Harwell.
Photo: Shane Sice, 25, of Ireland, pictured here Friday,
Strip Scribbles: International Beer Day, National Tequila Day, Alibi, Matthew Koma, AVN Novelty Expo
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Drink up! On Friday, Aug. 1, partygoers can raise a pint to International Beer Day with an #InstaGuinness party at Ri Ra Las Vegas in Mandalay Place. The celebration marks the popular Irish pub’s fourth year as an official IBD participant.
Photo: Carlos Bakery by celebrity chef Buddy Valastro ope
‘Cake Boss’ star chef Buddy Valastro: Bringing Hoboken style to the Strip
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Guest Columnist:
It was always a dream of my dad and I to make Carlo’s Bakery a household name. We would talk about it all the time back in the day while decorating wedding cakes and mixing batter at the bakery in Hoboken, N.J. ...
Downtown Grand adjusts food options; Presto Café offers healthy provisions
Downtown Grand adjusts food options; Presto Café offers healthy provisions
Monday, July 14, 2014
Openings & Closings:
A Chinese restaurant and sports book deli at the Downtown Grand say goodbye as Japanese Cuisine By Omae holds its soft opening. Five Guys launches a new location ...
Photo: Sami Ladeki attends the ribbon-cutting for his new
Restaurateur Sami Ladeki: ‘God bless America, and God bless Las Vegas’
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Guest Columnist:
I’ve often said that food is like fashion: You shouldn’t sit still or you might find yourself out of style. This year, Ladeki Hospitality Group celebrates 25 years in business, and we now have 20 restaurants in Las Vegas and California.
Photo: Steve Wynn, Andrea Wynn, Trisha Yearwood and Garth
Strip Scribbles: Garth Brooks takes control; Giada to serve lunch; Ray Nisi dies; Lipshtick debuts
Thursday, July 10, 2014
If you don’t like the way things are done, then do it yourself — and that’s exactly what superstar and former Wynn Las Vegas headliner Garth Brooks did this morning in offering his music for the first time online without the help of iTunes.
Photo: Holly Madison at Sin City Brewing Co.
Rich Johnson of Sin City Brewing Co: Las Vegas’ craft beer scene is on the rise
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Guest Columnist:
I’m the owner and master brewer for Sin City Brewing Co. Las Vegas is amid an undeniable explosion in its craft beer scene, and it is not just beer aficionados sipping these small-batch-brewed suds. Foodies, beer geeks and normal Joes alike are taking notice.
Photo: Chef Kieran Toivonen, left, of Nove Italiano at th
Chef de cuisine Kieran Toivonen: Creating the Nove Italiano Guest Series at the Palms
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Guest Columnist:
With so many talented chefs, wine experts and mixologists calling Las Vegas home, I thought that there was so much opportunity for us at Nove Italiano in the Palms to collaborate with the city’s top talent and create our very own Guest Series program.
Photo: Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis waves from the
The Weekly Interview: Giada De Laurentiis
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Chef Talk:
"Average is not good enough. Getting up there means you need to take risks, and part of that is being unique."

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