Posts tagged as: Bellagio

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 [...]

Mixing things up: Bartenders in Vegas concocting creative cocktails

Mixing things up: Bartenders in Vegas concocting creative cocktails

Some claim that the height of cocktail creation came in the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Bartenders were pouring more than the average beer or Scotch and pairing exotic ingredients with spirits from across the world. Then a perfect storm of events stunted further growth of the industry when Prohibition was enacted and the [...]

Rooms get a redesign at Bellagio

Rooms get a redesign at Bellagio

Bellagio is known for luxury in Las Vegas. From the opulent Mediterranean-style pools, to the famous fountains — the AAA Five Diamond resort doesn’t skimp on the good stuff. Now, you can enjoy Bellagio’s plush amenities in one of their newly redesigned rooms. The hotel recently unveiled three new guest rooms. The deluxe guest rooms [...]

Celebrity chef profile: Michael Mina

Celebrity chef profile: Michael Mina

Recently, I chatted with Chef Michael Mina about everything from quality controlling his 18 restaurants in eight states to the surprising tunes on his iPod. Mina has established himself as a culinary powerhouse here in Las Vegas, with five restaurants in four properties: Stripsteak at MGM Grand, Michael Mina at Bellagio, Seablue and Nobhill Tavern [...]

Jammin’ with Jukari

Jammin’ with Jukari

Last week I had a chance to jam with Jukari — and no, I’m not talking about my girl from back in the day. Jukari, which means “to play,” is a fun way to get your groove on, stretch and break a sweat — all at the same time. Cirque du Soleil and Reebok teamed up [...]

Exercise your rights in Las Vegas during Fourth of July weekend

Exercise your rights in Las Vegas during Fourth of July weekend

You can find a way to exercise the rights given to you in the Bill of Rights anywhere, especially Las Vegas.

Take a dip in VIP pool services at Bellagio

Take a dip in VIP pool services at Bellagio

To me, going to the pool is a luxury in itself. Back in my day when Ninja Turtle ice cream bars (let’s not forget the gum drop eyes!) reigned supreme, my cousins and I would all hop in my little Sesame Street pool. It did its job — it only took a couple of minutes to [...]

Lush landscape art takes over Bellagio’s Fine Art Gallery

Lush landscape art takes over Bellagio’s Fine Art Gallery

As a kid, I used to run and play for hours in my grandma’s huge garden in Seattle. Now I’m not exactly an expert with all the names of the flowers she had (all I can remember are sunflowers and rhododendrons), but believe me when I say she had a rainbow of them! While it’s definitely [...]

Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes spring

Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes spring

The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens rolled out its spring look recently, taking on the appearance of a lovely garden and fairgrounds, with butterflies, ferris wheels, a merry-go-round and storks representing the new season.

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