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November 23, 2014

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Brock Radke

Brock Radke is Las Vegas Weekly's food editor and author of the Strip-focused column The Incidental Tourist. He has written about the Las Vegas dining scene since 2005. Prior to joining the Weekly, he worked as a reporter in Las Vegas covering community news, development, entertainment and sports, and also spent three years working with a nonprofit educational institution.

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Venetian aims for high luxury with Ultimo weekend
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
If you thought last year's Grand Banquet was amazing, wait until you see the sequel.
A Mirage original: Dedicated doorman Robert Folk shares the warmth
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
If you were there for the opening of the Mirage 25 years ago, Folk was probably the first person you met.
The revamped El Sombrero Cafe is full of surprises
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
The Downtown stalwart has new owners, a new look and an exciting new Mexican menu.
Meet your Thanksgiving side dishes, from Echo & Rig
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
Borrow these eclectic dishes to add something different to your turkey-day table.
Downtown Grand remains focused on building something unique
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
Annual checkup: The Downtown hotel and casino celebrated its one-year anniversary late last month.
How to eat white truffles at Restaurant Guy Savoy
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
If you’re going to consume the acclaimed Alba white truffles, you should go all out. And November is the time.
Palms’ Lao Sze Chuan explores the vibrant flavors of Chinese cuisine
Chef Tony Hu takes on misconceptions, challenges expectations
Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
Chicago's "mayor of Chinatown" has arrived in Las Vegas.
Dining News & Notes: Sirio set to close, new food coming to the Linq
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Also, there's a big food truck fest set for Sunset Park this Saturday and you're gonna want to go.
Hakkasan Group and Brian Malarkey are bringing Searsucker to Caesars
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
The celeb chef's comfort food will be offered adjacent to new nightclub Omnia this spring.
The elegant and inventive 3535 finishes Linq Hotel & Casino’s bar profile
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
The recently unveiled space features 35 house-made infusions, from beef jerky-infused Jack Daniel's to Nutella Herradura tequila.
Should you eat the pumpkin spice latte burger?
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
A big, rich, coffee-glazed burger covered in tempura kabocha slices. What are you waiting for?
Border Grill’s Forum Shops restaurant shows off some new tricks
Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
Don't assume you know everything there is to know about Border Grill's food.
Lola's takes New Orleans spice to Summerlin
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Gumbo, crab cakes and shrimp Creole ... oh my!
How did our Japanese food get so good so fast?
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
What are you waiting for? Get busy exploring!
Jolene Mannina's BOH Brawl is heading to your TV
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
The insider F&B event gets its own show with Late Nite Chef Fight.
Finding great food in neighborhoods that have been ignored
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
You're used to checking out Chinatown and Summerlin. What about the north and east sides of the Valley?
It's all about the fish at Soho
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Former Social House chef John Chien Lee puts quality over quantity at his increasingly popular southwestern eatery
Le Thai's Dan Coughlin is making moves with Bocho Downtown
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
The founder of Fremont's first cool restaurant is branching out, first with sushi, then ...
Homestyle hospitality (with a side of killer scones) at DW Bistro
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
DW Bistro is about feeling like you’re home when you go out to eat.
Chow time: Eat‘s Natalie Young preps a second Downtown restaurant
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
Get ready for Southern fried chicken ... with Chinese food.
It’s time to revisit the refreshed Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
Emeril Lagasse is a Vegas restaurant pioneer, and he knows switching things up is the only way to stay competitive.
Dining News & Notes: Gordon Ramsay made a million burgers
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
Also, Sushi Roku celebrates 10 years and Daniel Boulud celebrates with the Brasserie Bash weekend.
Scouring the Valley’s delicatessens for the ideal Italian hoagie
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
It's easy to find a sub sandwich stocked with Italian meats and cheeses, but where can we find the best version?
The weird, wild, sizzling hot, sorta-famous world of Musashi
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
Veteran chef Tsutomo Molde's just-off-Strip Japanese steakhouse draws a diverse, very Vegas crowd.
Dining News & Notes: Desnudo goes mobile, Alex Stratta goes for tapas
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014
Also, Cheers to Chocolate returns to Tivoli Village on November 15.
Pot Liquor wants to dry rub and smoke its way to the top
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
Las Vegas has had its share of ambitious barbecue joints over the years, but this might be the one.
Sipping on fizzy nostalgia at Retro Soda
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
Get an education in old-school sodas at this fun Fashion Show kiosk.
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Buca di Beppo's family-style Italian menu means big flavor
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Buca di Beppo's Italian cuisine is a family pleaser with something for everyone.
Bite into LIB: Five tasty dishes to try
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
One of the things setting Life Is Beautiful apart from other festivals is its impressive culinary component. Try these five bites!
Find barbecue, burgers and chicken fried lobster at Binion’s
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Recent renovations have brought changes in dining to the veteran Fremont Street casino.
Martorano’s lands at Paris, meatballs included
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Don't miss the new Philadelphia water ice-inspired cocktails—and save room for desert!
Local eateries Desnudo Tacos, Nosh & Swig shuttering
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Restaurateurs are hoping to find new locations.
Tony Hu’s Lao Sze Chuan brings intensity to the Palms
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
The Chicago takeover continues with this fiery new Chinese restaurant.
Learn to make Giada’s hearty-yet-healthy Bolognese
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
This pasta dish has a lighter touch but doesn't scale back the flavor.
Keeping cowboy food fresh and fun with chef Yvonne Maatouk
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014
This well-traveled chef runs the show at Planet Hollywood's PBR Rock Bar & Grill.
The Tippling Bros. bring cocktail excellence to Las Vegas
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
“The most important thing about a cocktail recipe is that if you don’t want more than one, it’s not a good recipe."
Five reasons to check out Downtown Summerlin
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Maybe you’re a Summerlin hater. Maybe you think the downtown name is goofy. You’re still going to find something you like here.
As the Strip changes around it, rock-solid Circus Circus stays steady
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
Why the property works, just the way it is.
Dining News & Notes: Andiron coming to Downtown Summerlin, Project Dinner Table wraps up
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014
Also, Day of the Dead specials at China Poblano and free Bobbies for a year from Capriotti's.
Slurp it up at our favorite Las Vegas casino noodle bars
Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014
Why skip into a food court or gastropub for a fancy burger when you can do dumplings and noodles?
What I learned Instagramming every meal in September
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Sixty-five meals in 29 days, from macaroni and cheese to buffet sushi, from pizza with mussels to foie gras creme brûlée.
Nem Nuong Bistro offers addictive bites among a diverse Vietnamese menu
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Cha gio and goi cuon rolls are must-haves at this new Chinatown restaurant.
Sensational new options abound for breakfast on the Strip
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
From blue crab eggs Benedict to a 52-ounce Bloody Mary, we've got you covered.
Chef Julian Serrano’s new Lago to replace Circo at Bellagio
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014
Italian small plates are next on the menu for Bellagio's waterfront restaurant.
Dining News & Notes: October means food festivals
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
From Taste of the Nation to LuckyRice to Foodie Fest, get ready to get full this month.
Delectable Design
Cuisine complements the inimitable aura of the Eiffel Tower Restaurant
Friday, Sept. 26, 2014
The majesty of the City of Light manifests itself at Eiffel Tower Restaurant.
The Eddies: Remembering the quiet power of family outings to the barbershop
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
Eventually I became the family barber, so long as no one wanted a scissor cut.
Barbershop tools: The gear that gets the look
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014
Keeping clients looking sharp.
Begin your tasty exploration of SLS at Umami Burger and Ku Noodle
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
The popular LA burger joint and the new Asian concept from José Andrés are the most approachable eateries at the new Strip casino.
Checking in with full-time resident Hubert Keller
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
The chef closed his landmark Fleur de Lys restaurant in San Francisco earlier this year.

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