Posts tagged as: ARIA

FIVE50 serves pizza and a whole lot more

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 features a fun, vibrant atmosphere […]

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ opens in Vegas

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. The show debuted at Radio […]

Aria theater transformation under way for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ in Vegas

Aria theater transformation under way for Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Zarkana’ in Vegas

The theater at Aria is undergoing a transformation. In less than a month it will be home to Cirque du Soleil’s “Zarkana.” From February 2010 through August 2012, the theater was home to Cirque’s “Viva Elvis.” Rehearsals for “Zarkana” don’t start until about the second week of October, but until then there’s plenty of action […]

10 of the most unusual room amenities in Vegas

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! Below we’ve assembled a list […]

It’s March Madness in Vegas, baby!

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 enjoy some games and specials […]

Valentine’s Day menus in Vegas: Dining by relationship status

Valentine’s Day menus in Vegas: Dining by relationship status

Valentine’s Day in Vegas is a place for everyone who believes in love. Whether you’re in the first few weeks of a promising relationship or celebrating a double digit anniversary, Vegas has you covered. We even have parties for you single* ladies out there. While love can be tough to navigate**, Valentine’s Day in Vegas doesn’t […]

The Sweetest Suites in Las Vegas for Valentine’s Day

The Sweetest Suites in Las Vegas for Valentine’s Day

Visiting Las Vegas for Valentine’s Day? There’s no better time to book a luxurious room or suite for your beloved. It’s sure to make your whispered sweet nothings sound even sweeter. And Las Vegas knows how to turn up the heat when it comes to amore. The city is home to some of the most […]

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

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 Stephanie Izard and Executive Chef […]

Vegas Weekender: Food, fun and Foster the People

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 your hearts content at the […]

Eating smart

Eating smart

Sometimes it’s hard to find a good deal in Vegas. No, not the “sort of” good deals you can find if you eat dinner at 2 a.m., bring a coupon and like your eggs painfully rubbery and overdone. I mean a really good deal. Earlier this year, Zagat released a survey stating that Las Vegas has […]

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