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FIVE50 serves pizza and a whole lot more

James Beard Award-winning chef Shawn McClain is renowned for his Sage restaurant at Aria and now guests can taste his cuisine in a more casual setting at the hotel’s new FIVE50 Pizza Bar. FIVE50, named for the temperature at which the pizza is cooked, is McClain’s first casual concept and…

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ opens in Vegas

The Las Vegas Strip is home to another Cirque du Soleil production, “Zarkana.” The show opened for preview performances on Nov. 1 in the former “Viva Elvis” theater at Aria at CityCenter, giving Cirque a total of seven productions in Vegas. Before performing in Vegas, “Zarkana” was a touring production.…

10 of the most unusual room amenities in Vegas

Ever wonder what the most unique room amenities are in Las Vegas? Hotels here will do almost anything to entice guests. From a menu of seduction-oriented accessories to themed baths drawn by bath butlers, some of the extravagant extras in the Entertainment Capital of the World go over the top!…

It’s March Madness in Vegas, baby!

So, you’ve been diagnosed with a case of March Madness, where side effects include a distinct change in wardrobe color choices in and a bad case of bracketology. Aside from catching the action at the plethora of sports books in this town, the only known cure is to come down and…

It’s about wine! (Food & Wine, that is)

The Grand Tasting. It sounds like a banquet fit for a king — and in many ways, it is. Start with star chefs and restaurateurs from Aria and Bellagio such as Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Julian Serrano, Michael Mina, Masa Takayama and Sirio Maccioni. Sprinkle in guest chefs like “Top Chef” Winner…

Vegas Weekender: Food, fun and Foster the People

This weekend in Vegas, it’s all about a good time. The fun starts at 5 o’clock–just make sure your fins can go to the left and to the right at the Jimmy Buffett concert. Continue the weekend and sing along to Motown favorites with Human Nature. Finally, eat and drink ’til…