Posts tagged as: Dessert

Top ten sweet shops in Vegas

Top ten sweet shops in Vegas

Sweet shops have flourished here in Vegas. From couture candy to an M&M haven, Vegas has you covered when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth. Recently in Vegas, more and more candy shops have been popping up around town. If candy appeals to you, please, read on.“Candy appeals to everybody,” says Abel Horner, director [...]

Decadent Desserts

Decadent Desserts

When it’s late at night and you’re craving something sweet, just about every Vegas restaurant has the answer for you. The problem is, too many times you see the same desserts: mediocre chocolate cake, gloppy cheesecake, and the omnipresent ice cream sundae. But it doesn’t have to be that way. If you know where to [...]

One sweet $750 cupcake

One sweet $750 cupcake

This is Vegas — home of the $777 burger, the $1,000 sundae and now a $750 cupcake. The “Decadence D’Or” is made of Palmira Single Estate Chocolate, made from a hard-to-find Porcelana Criollo bean found in the Valrhona plantation in Venezuela. It also contains Tahitian gold vanilla caviar, a delicacy that takes almost a year to [...]

Beat the heat with cold treats

Beat the heat with cold treats

Summertime’s just around the corner. Since temperatures in this town will reach the triple digits very soon, you’ll need to know where to go for good, cold treats. Here is a list of some of my picks: The popular New York eatery, Serendipity 3, made its West Coast debut inside Caesars Palace. Here you can [...]

Don’t forget about Mom!

Don’t forget about Mom!

Did you forget about Mother’s Day this Sunday? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Treat mama to a little something special this weekend. Go to any of the Mother’s Day events happening in Las Vegas, Saturday, 5/9 or Sunday, 5/10. On Saturday, join chocolate guru François Payard as he hosts a cooking demonstration and Mother’s [...]

The $1,000 Sundae

The $1,000 Sundae

I am all for a good gourmet dish. Beautiful plating, well cooked food, maybe an exotic ingredient like white truffles. It’s not an everyday occurence, but when I get it, I’m a happy girl. Enter the Golden Opulence Sundae, a mind-blowing $1,000 treat that is a Guinness World Record Holder for most expensive sundae. This [...]

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