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July 22, 2014

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Photo: Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis waves from the
Food faceoff: Giada at the Cromwell vs. Giada’s Italian Cucina in Anthem
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Any confusion of having two restaurants with Giada in the name in Las Vegas is likely to now be resolved as Daniel Convertino, owner of Giada’s Italian Cucina in Anthem, says that he’s ready for a resolution with Food Network celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis.
Would you try these extreme Las Vegas foods?
Would you try these extreme Las Vegas foods?
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Las Vegas is known for indulgence, taking risks and having fun. And that definitely applies to the food and drink. Here are some of the crazy food challenges and expensive ...
Cowabunga Bay to offer guests a groovy time; lights out at West Sahara Firefly
Cowabunga Bay to offer guests a groovy time; lights out at West Sahara Firefly
Monday, June 30, 2014
Openings & Closings:
A 1960s beach-themed waterpark readies for its grand opening as a small-plates restaurant closes another location, and Bally’s welcomes gay nightclub Liaison ...
Raising Cane’s won’t let Henderson slip through its chicken fingers
Raising Cane’s won’t let Henderson slip through its chicken fingers
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Restaurant on St. Rose Parkway near Eastern Avenue could open in September
When the Micatrotto family looked to open their first Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers franchise 10 years ago, they had their hearts set on Henderson. After a real estate deal fell through ...
Photo: Rio headliner magicians Penn & Teller flank the ma
Strip Scribbles: Prince Charles, Penn & Teller; ‘Marriage Can Be Murder’; WFC downtown
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
It was a case of life imitating art imitating life at Monday’s performance of “Marriage Can Be Murder” at the downtown D Las Vegas. One of the actors planted in the audience performed his “death” but actually passed out and fell to the ground.
Photo: Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis arrives during
Is Giada at the Cromwell going after Giada’s Italian Cucina in Anthem?
Monday, June 23, 2014
Are lawyers for celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis and Caesars Entertainment, which owns the Cromwell where her new restaurant Giada is located, flexing their muscles and legal briefs over rival Giada’s Italian Cucina in Henderson?
Photo: Pollo tacos at Mercadito in Red Rock Resort.
Alfredo Sandoval plans major restaurant expansions after Mercadito opening at Red Rock
Monday, June 23, 2014
There are three choices of ceviche, and the creative tacos are delicately soft with superb sauces over shrimp, swordfish, mahi mahi and chicken. Heavenly! Order a Smokey Pablo cocktail to go with your mouth-watering lobster tostadas or the Mac and Cheese Mercadito style.
Mercadito offers Mexican cuisine; Chicago hot dog spot arrives without the attitude
Mercadito offers Mexican cuisine; Chicago hot dog spot arrives without the attitude
Monday, June 23, 2014
Openings & Closings:
The Wiener’s Circle and Mercadito arrive at Red Rock. Henderson awaits opening of the health-conscious Lyfe Kitchen, and Conn brings its appliances, furnishings and electronics to Las Vegas ...
Kerry Simon debuts Carson Kitchen; Poker folds at Palms
Kerry Simon debuts Carson Kitchen; Poker folds at Palms
Monday, June 16, 2014
Opening & Closings:
Kerry Simon’s new restaurant opened Thursday while the Palms announced the discontinuation of its poker room. And Wildfire Gaming opened a new location in Henderson ...
A year after massive salmonella outbreak, legal cloud still lingers over Firefly
A year after massive salmonella outbreak, legal cloud still lingers over Firefly
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Unresolved claims remain against the restaurant, and potential plaintiffs have plenty of time to seek damages before Nevada's two-year statute of limitations runs its course. Lawsuits spawned by the outbreak accuse ...
Follow the Pie Piper
Follow the Pie Piper
Friday, June 13, 2014
800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria delivers slices of quality
A new brand of pizza comes to the Las Vegas Strip.
Photo: Celine Dion arrives at the
Strip Scribbles: Celine Dion viral video; Miss USA Nia Sanchez; Guy Fieri and Giada
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Canadian tourist and Celine Dion fan Richard Dunn wound up all by himself in our McCarran Airport overnight Friday after missing two return flights and waiting for a Saturday morning departure. So how do you pass a lonely night?
Guns N’ Roses to tour, expand Hard Rock Hotel residency amid KISS rumors of off-Strip run?
Guns N’ Roses to tour, expand Hard Rock Hotel residency amid KISS rumors of off-Strip run?
Monday, June 9, 2014
Over the weekend, Oscar-winning actor Nicolas Cage joined comedian Andrew Dice Clay to watch Guns N’ Roses’ closing shows of their “An Evening of Destruction: No Trickery!” run at the Joint. I’m reliably told that business at the box office has been ...
Openings & Closings: Hershey’s offers up celebratory Kisses; Sisley debuts Aria store
Openings & Closings: Hershey’s offers up celebratory Kisses; Sisley debuts Aria store
Monday, June 9, 2014
Openings & Closings:
Hershey's celebrates the grand opening of its two-story Strip location as celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis opens her first restaurant. A sports bar known for its many TV screens closes for good ...
Photo: The official opening night of
Celebrity preview: Billy Joel, CeeLo, Lionel Richie, Kid Rock, Ryan Lochte, Miss USA and burlesque
Friday, June 6, 2014
It’s music of all sounds for all people this weekend, which is why poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said decades ago, “Music is the universal language of mankind.” So without any more “notes” to interrupt, let’s play our own Royal Robin Rundown.

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