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July 29, 2014

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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."
Photo: Kerry Simon and Bill Murray attend the Simon Says
Strip Scribbles: Kerry Simon’s Carson Kitchen, Bastille Day at Bouchon, Jabbawockeez, ‘Sydney’
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Hot off the grill! Celebrity chef Kerry Simon can now welcome Las Vegas residents home with his new Carson Kitchen in the old John. E Carson Hotel at 124 S. 6th St. in downtown Las Vegas. “I’m psyched that Carson Kitchen is finally open,” Kerry said.
Michael Mina swaps fish fare for Parisian theme; Cheffini’s opens shop downtown
Michael Mina swaps fish fare for Parisian theme; Cheffini’s opens shop downtown
Monday, July 7, 2014
Openings & Closings:
American Fish closes as the owner promises a new concept to replace it. Cheffini's opens a downtown shop and Grass Roots Juice Bar debuts within the John E. Carson building ...
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 ...

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