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December 20, 2014

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Weekly Q&A: Strip fine-dining pioneer Alex Stratta is now building local greatness
Weekly Q&A: Strip fine-dining pioneer Alex Stratta is now building local greatness
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Chef Alex Stratta takes his cuisine from the Boulevard to the 'burbs with a new tapas restaurant this month.
Photo: A dish of grilled Kurobata pork cheeks from Raku i
Where does Food Network star Ben Vaughn like to dine in Las Vegas?
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Guest Columnist:
It’s a little-known fact to the average foodie: Chefs typically like their food simple and easy to devour, potentially without a plate or utensils and normally off the beaten path or at least away from their own following of customers.
Photo: Tom Colicchio and Andrew Zimmern, pictured here at
Tom Colicchio stars in Gordon Ramsay-produced ‘Best New Restaurant’ on Bravo
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Television:
Tom travels America as host, judge and executive producer to find the best new U.S. restaurant. In the end, only one of the 16 restaurants discovered in four foodie cities will be crowned Best New Restaurant with a $100,000 prize.
Photo: The Nobu Hotel and Restaurant ribbon-cutting openi
Robert De Niro, Nobu Matsuhisa, James Packer to restore Caribbean resort
Monday, December 1, 2014
Hotels:
Restaurant and hotel partners Robert De Niro and Nobu Matsuhisa from Caesars Palace have teamed up with Australian multimillionaire mogul James Packer to take over the 11-year abandoned K Club on the twin island of Antigua and Barbuda.
Downtown café has patriotic meaning; restaurants on way to Station properties
Downtown café has patriotic meaning; restaurants on way to Station properties
Monday, December 1, 2014
Openings & Closings:
Dougie J’s Café will host a ribbon cutting Dec. 7, National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The café, created by Suni Chabrow, is named in honor of her son, Army Spc. Douglas J. Green, who died serving in Afghanistan in 2011. The cafe will join a host of other restaurants opening in the valley ...
Rí Rá bartender brings a bit of Ireland to Vegas
Rí Rá bartender brings a bit of Ireland to Vegas
Friday, November 28, 2014
John 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald came for the big-city experience, and that feeling kept him here.
Photo: Jose Chepe Villamil has elevated the simple hot do
Three reasons why Cheffini’s rules
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
From street cart to Container Park, these hot doggers have mastered their art
From street cart to Container Park, these Downtown hot doggers have mastered their art.
Photo: The pork belly-topped bison burger at Crave.
Bite Now: Bison burger at Crave
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Begin your culinary tour of Downtown Summerlin at this diverse eatery.
Photo: Ben Vereen at Cirque du Soleil's
Strip Scribbles: ‘Zumanity’ firings, plus Katy Perry at Caesars? Resident DJs Pharrell, Paris Hilton?
Monday, November 24, 2014
Las Vegas:
First is the shocking and surprising news that Cirque du Soleil has decided that its adult “Zumanity” at New York-New York will undergo major changes starting Jan. 3 when all of its dance cast has been told to pack up their dancing shoes.
Restaurant undergoes transformation at Suncoast; retailers flock to Miracle Mile
Restaurant undergoes transformation at Suncoast; retailers flock to Miracle Mile
Monday, November 24, 2014
Openings & Closings:
A restaurant new to the Suncoast is boasting more than 100 linear feet of TVs for sports viewing. The former TGI Fridays at the resort has transformed into the Game, which is designed to combine the sports-frenzied atmosphere of a sports book with the intimacy and comfort of an upscale sports bar and grill. ...
Photo: Hash House A Go Go's roasted turkey breast dinner.
Dining Guide: Thanksgiving in Las Vegas
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Drop that baster! Make a reservation this Turkey Day.
Photo: San Diego chef Ricardo Heredia wins the overall ti
World Food Championships winner Ricardo Heredia is a rising star
Friday, November 21, 2014
Guest Columnist Ben Vaughn:
This year’s top honors went to San Diego chef Ricardo Heredia. A two-time finalist at the event, when Ricardo is asked about how he got into the business of food, he likes to say he “hustled” his way into the kitchen.
Photo: Singer and actress Pia Zadora performs during a gu
Strip Scribbles: Pia Zadora, Rick Moonen, Burt Reynolds, Vegas Rocks! Awards
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Las Vegas:
It’s not quite a performance from a hospital bed, but pretty darn close. Feisty singer Pia Zadora has a miracle return to her cabaret shows at Piero’s this weekend a few months after serious injuries sustained when her golf cart overturned.
Photo: Wolfgang Puck.
Q+A: Wolfgang Puck’s 22 years on the Strip and first suburban bistro
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Dining:
This week, Wolfgang Puck came to town to officially open his Bar & Grill and sign copies of his cookbook “Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light, Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life” for fans.
Outstanding German food awaits at Henderson’s Bavarian Castle
Outstanding German food awaits at Henderson’s Bavarian Castle
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Start with potato pancakes and save room for the rouladen.

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