Posts tagged as: Las Vegas Events

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 [...]

Vegas Weekender: ‘Phantom,’ football, photography and more

Vegas Weekender: ‘Phantom,’ football, photography and more

Shows Enjoy the breathtaking music of Andrew Lloyd Webber in “Phantom – the Las Vegas Spectacular” at the Venetian. Take a trip back to 19th century Paris and into an opera house haunted by the Phantom, complete with a 2,100-pound chandelier, made of 29,444 crystals. Tickets start at $79. Show times are 7 p.m. Mon. [...]

The anti-beer fest: Wine festivals take over October in Vegas

The anti-beer fest: Wine festivals take over October in Vegas

Though I never need an excuse to celebrate wine, the month of October is the month for the fermented grape. While October is famously the month to celebrate beer, wine celebrations are popping up in Vegas. Two major wine festivals, Festevino at the Venetian and Palazzo and Crush at the Paris hotel take over Vegas [...]

“Slots” of prizes and excitement in Vegas

“Slots” of prizes and excitement in Vegas

The cordoned-off area of slot machines you might run into at a casino isn’t (exactly) a special VIP-only area. Nor is it a sign that the casino can’t afford walls anymore for its high-limits area. That gathering is probably just a slot tournament taking place. Feel free to watch and marvel – or better yet, [...]

Bring on the vino: Aureole’s Wine Weekend is here

Bring on the vino: Aureole’s Wine Weekend is here

It’s no secret celebrity Chef Charlie Palmer makes wine a big feature in his restaurants. Anyone who’s been in Aureole, his Las Vegas restaurant in Mandalay Bay, can tell you that. Aureole contains a massive three-story wine tower in the middle of the restaurant, complete with flying wine angels and a sommelier to help you select the perfect pairing [...]

All-Star Cochon: The perfect piece of pork

All-Star Cochon: The perfect piece of pork

It starts with 14 pigs, 10 chefs and the heavy scent of bacon in the air. All-Star Cochon brought the goods this past weekend when the national pork-loving tour stopped at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. From bacon cotton candy to an adult Manhattan SnowCone with bacon-infused bourbon, the creativity at Sunday’s main event seemed endless. There were even Pork-E-O’s [...]

Vegas prepares for an explosive 4th of July weekend

Vegas prepares for an explosive 4th of July weekend

Fireworks, parties on the Strip You might think that Vegas has enough lights in the sky, but the city is celebrating the 4th of July with fireworks displays and celebrations all weekend long, lighting every corner of the Las Vegas Valley. If you’re headed to the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Palace lights the sky with [...]

Weekender: Make it a Vegas Father’s Day with hearty meals, laughs and entertainment

Weekender: Make it a Vegas Father’s Day with hearty meals, laughs and entertainment

It’s Father’s Day weekend, so why not come to Vegas and make sure Dad has a good time? He’ll certainly appreciate some of the Father’s Day specials going on around town, or simply to visit some of the city’s finest and funniest entertainment. Tacos & Tequila at the Luxor is serving up two-for-one margaritas and [...]

Keep on (food) truckin’

Keep on (food) truckin’

All around the country, food trucks have made quite the turnaround in their public image. From reluctant and desperate to trendy and chic, there’s been a bit of a food truck renaissance and Las Vegas hasn’t been left out. Mini-burgers, East-West fusion hot dogs, snowcones, BBQ, iced coffee, Southwestern-style fare and more are being all [...]

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