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A taste of Italy in Vegas

A taste of Italy in Vegas

Onda is a gem, tucked away in the corner of restaurant row in the Mirage. The restaurant offers a few terrific deals, sure to leave your both your stomach and your wallet full. This Italian eatery is featuring a “Discover Italy” series every month from now through June 2012. For two weeks in each month, [...]

Cheers to a romantic New Year’s Eve in Vegas

Cheers to a romantic New Year’s Eve in Vegas

New Year’s Eve can be quite the party in Vegas. From celebrity-hosted parties to deafening music and a seemingly endless flow of Champagne, Vegas is known for over-the-top celebrations. Fortunately, there are also a few restaurants perfect for just you and your date. If you’re looking for a romantic getaway to watch fireworks and ring [...]

Souvenirs you can eat

Souvenirs you can eat

By Nikki Neu VEGAS.com You’ve partied at a nightclub, dined on lobster, hailed a taxi to the airport and just caught your plane — and then it hits you — you forgot to get souvenirs. They aren’t necessary, but souvenirs are usually the best way to let someone know: A. You love them. B. You didn’t [...]

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 [...]

Vegas desserts: Standard sweets, redefined

Vegas desserts: Standard sweets, redefined

By Nikki Neu VEGAS.com Boring hot fudge sundaes, tired tiramisu and unexciting cupcakes — not exactly what you want out of your dessert, but sometimes, that’s what you’re left with at the end of your meal. Even some fine-dining restaurants don’t offer more than a simple chocolate cake or the typical scoop of vanilla ice cream [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Celebrity chef profile: Michael Mina

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 Bellagio, Seablue and Nobhill Tavern [...]

Hollywood glamour in the most unlikely of places

Hollywood glamour in the most unlikely of places

Have you heard about The Barrymore restaurant? It’s not exactly easy to find. Located just off Las Vegas Boulevard inside the Royal Resort — you’ve heard it’s near the convention center, sort of around the corner from Encore — but you’re not sure where. Then once inside the resort, you have to find the door [...]

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