Posts tagged as: Nikki Neu

Three martini lunch…for dinner

Three martini lunch…for dinner

This is exactly what I need — three martinis in a row. For a mere $22 (I’ve been known to pay that for one drink in Vegas,) I can indulge in three carefully crafted martinis for dinner. That could be dangerous. Start with a Hendricks Gin and V8 martini with muddled cucumber. The second course is [...]

Wine: It’s just a little CRUSH. . .

Wine: It’s just a little CRUSH. . .

CRUSH, Paris Las Vegas’ celebration of French wines is happening throughout the month of October. CRUSH familiarizes guests with French Wines with featured events including wine tastings, wine dinners and more. Start your stay off right with complimentary wine tastings in the lobby on Fridays, Oct. 8, 15 and 22. From 3 p.m. – 7 [...]

Rockin’ the restaurant: Musician-owned eateries cropping up all over Vegas

Rockin’ the restaurant: Musician-owned eateries cropping up all over Vegas

By Nikki Neu VEGAS.com It’s a taxing life when you’re a rock star. Five cities in five days; one, sometimes two shows a night; sleeping on buses; eating from gas station convenience stores – wait, strike that last part. Rocker and restaurateur Sammy Hagar says that while rock stars probably start out starving in the [...]

Viva Las Vegan

Viva Las Vegan

By now you’ve heard — veggies are good for you. How good? So good, Steve Wynn just decided to implement a Vegan-friendly policy in every restaurant at Wynn and Encore Las Vegas. Each restaurant now has a vegan-friendly menu with items like STRATTA‘s whole wheat pasta primavera and watermelon gazpacho at the Country Club. The tofu carpaccio at [...]

Palazzo Prestige: The way hotels should be

Palazzo Prestige: The way hotels should be

By Nikki Neu VEGAS.com Enjoying the new Prestige lounge at the Palazzo Las Vegas wasn’t difficult. On my recent stay, (hey, someone has to test the 42-inch plasma TV and electronic draperies in those rooms) I was impressed with the new Prestige Lounge and the long list of complimentary amenities at my disposal. From the [...]

Chow down for charity

Chow down for charity

Restaurant Week is here! Not that you need an excuse to dine at some of Las Vegas’ finest restaurants, but just in case you do, here it is. From August 30 – September 5, enjoy cuisine from more than 80 restaurants while supporting a great cause. Starting this Monday, anxious foodies will have the opportunity [...]

The bald man strikes back: Max Brenner in Vegas

The bald man strikes back: Max Brenner in Vegas

“I love chocolate like every other person…it’s one of the legal drugs of the world,” says Max Brenner when asked why he’s obsessed with chocolate. I sat down recently with Brenner (the bald man, himself) at his new restaurant, Max Brenner: Chocolate by a Bald Man, inside the Forum Shops at Caesars to taste some of [...]

Shake, rattle & roll: Vegas’ best milkshakes that bring all the boys (and girls) to the yard

Shake, rattle & roll: Vegas’ best milkshakes that bring all the boys (and girls) to the yard

  When you were a kid, your summers probably consisted of day camp, family vacations and trips to your local ice cream shop. You would crawl up on the stool and announce to the lady behind the counter: “One chocolate milkshake, please!” There’s something nostalgic and cheery about a thick, gloppy milkshake. “Milkshakes put you [...]

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