Posts tagged as: Nikki Neu

Italian restaurants for every taste in Vegas

Italian restaurants for every taste in Vegas

Italian food will forever be a topic for debate. Much like barbecue is to the South, Italian food is subject to many interpretations, tastes and regions. Arguments on topics such as garlic or no garlic, Neopolitan-style crust or Sicilian-style crust and what kind of tomatoes go in your sauce have been going on for ages. [...]

Las Vegas food festival season

Las Vegas food festival season

While the weather is nice in Vegas, take advantage of some of the city’s finest food festivals. No matter what your taste in cuisine, Vegas has something for everyone—and every budget. Food festivals are a chance to sample bites from your favorite restaurants and also try new ones. Vegas’ culinary festival scene is thriving, with [...]

Start your 2012 off right in Las Vegas

Start your 2012 off right in Las Vegas

The holidays have taken a toll on your well being. You danced at company parties. You had all four of your siblings (and their families) over for the holidays. You were 56 stories higher than you were comfortable with for New Year’s Eve. Between the stress of the season and partying for New Year’s Eve, [...]

Top 10 Thanksgiving Day Dinners in Vegas

Top 10 Thanksgiving Day Dinners in Vegas

It’s Thanksgiving and you’re in Vegas. Maybe you planned a holiday vacation or maybe you’re just passing through. Whatever the occasion, you’re going to need turkey and I’m here to help. There’s a lot of variety on this list — from an AAA five-diamond restaurant to a sports bar and everything in between. One of [...]

Las Vegas Restaurant Week(s) best values

Las Vegas Restaurant Week(s) best values

Las Vegas Restaurant Week is in full swing — and this year, it’s for two weeks. From now – Sept. 11, dine at extraordinary Las Vegas restaurants with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Three Square — Las Vegas’ food bank. Restaurant Week is a great way to try new restaurants while dining affordably and supporting [...]

Best dining deals in Vegas: Dining on a dime

Best dining deals in Vegas: Dining on a dime

By Nikki Neu VEGAS.com Sometimes we have to make hard sacrifices. Going to the gym instead of watching TV. Battling through a child’s birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese. Forgoing a great sale at Saks to make your car payment. Times are tough, but one sacrifice you shouldn’t have to make is good food for [...]

Are you the next Food Network Star?

Are you the next Food Network Star?

If you have to watch reality television, Food Network’s “The Next Food Network Star” is definitely on the more wholesome end of the spectrum. But don’t think the competition isn’t just as fierce. Food Network is holding an open casting call for all culinarians in Las Vegas to try out for the show. On Saturday, Aug. 20, head [...]

Celebrity chef profile: Carla Pellegrino

Celebrity chef profile: Carla Pellegrino

By Nikki Neu VEGAS.com When almost every head in a busy corridor turns around and stares at you, it could be unnerving. But Chef Carla Pellegrino seems to go unfazed. “I normally don’t sit out here,” is the only acknowledgment given to the starstruck passers-by. The bubbly, energetic Pellegrino has appeared on Food Network, was the [...]

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving Day in Vegas

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving Day in Vegas

By Nikki Neu VEGAS.com Ah, Thanksgiving…I can taste the cranberry sauce already. It wasn’t long ago when we were carving pumpkins and floating ice eyeballs in our punch bowls. Now, we’re turning pumpkins into pumpkin pie and, well, using regular ice cubes in our punch bowls. Actually, strike that. Let someone else deal with the [...]

Golden Nugget’s First Annual Fall Beer Festival

Golden Nugget’s First Annual Fall Beer Festival

More than 300 people piled into the Golden Nugget special events center on Friday night for the hotel’s first annual Beer Fest. I was one of the lucky 300 and with over 200 beers to choose from, let’s just say I had (both) my hands full. Some of my favorites included Fat Tire, Firestone and Blue Moon. While [...]

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