Michael Mina

Bardot Brasserie brings a piece of Paris to Las Vegas

Walk into Bardot Brasserie and you might start to feel like you’re in a Parisian café. The restaurant’s low lighting, tile flooring, dark woods and brass accents have a distinctively French feel. Eat the escargot, steak frites and other French favorites and you’ll definitely feel like you’re in the City…

Ten big changes at MGM Grand in 2012

An extraordinary entertainment destination that looms large on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Grand has spent 2012 immersed in what’s been dubbed the “Grand Renovation.” With $160 million allocated just for the room and suite component of the resort’s refurbishment, things have certainly been getting grander…

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…