Las Vegas Food

Downtown Life is Beautiful festival sets music and food lineups

Downtown Las Vegas’ first Life is Beautiful Festival will feature more than 50 musical acts and 60 chefs and restaurants. The Oct. 26-27 festival will show off the city’s best art and offer up wisdom from diverse speakers, alongside recognized and emerging musicians, and purveyors of tastes from simple to…

Ten of our favorite dishes in Vegas

We’ve scoured the city to find some of Vegas’ best dishes. We’ve found a quick lunch pizza and a high-end velvety soup — and everything in between — including a light, summery fish dish and a classic spaghetti. Here are our picks for some of the best dishes in Vegas.…

Vegas Chef profile: Kamel Guechida

Kamel Guechida talks about sweets not being too sweet, using quality ingredients and working for Joël Robuchon If you met the friendly, humble Kamel Guechida out of his highly starched white chef’s coat, you’d probably never know that he is the executive pastry chef for the opulent Joël Robuchon restaurant at…

Stay cool in Vegas: Sweet treats to beat the heat

The kings of cool   There’s something about summer in Vegas that’s a little steamy. Maybe it’s the late night clubbing or the Chippendales, or the 105-degree weather. No matter what gets your temperature rising, there’s no better way to stay cool in Vegas than with a frozen treat. “In the…

Ten late night dining spots in Vegas

If you’re having a late night craving or looking for a bite after hitting the clubs, Vegas has more than enough options to keep you going. Some restaurants serve tasty American fare while others dive into creative Japanese fusion cuisine. From a diner known for their pancakes to a taco…

Ten bars not to miss in downtown Las Vegas

The vibrancy of downtown Las Vegas has been growing steadily. The Downtown & 3rd Farmer’s Market allows people to get artisanal foods and fresh produce every Friday morning. Restaurants like Le Thai have been popping up here and there. The freestanding bars and lounges opening downtown make nightlife and barhopping…

Eating burgers in Las Vegas

While it seems every food has a month or day,  National Burger Month is definitely worth celebrating. From the all-American cheeseburger to a Japanese-influenced miso soy burger, Vegas offers a burger for every palate. “Everyone loves a great burger, it’s something you can grab really quick and everyone recognizes it—it’s…

Vegas Uncork’d

Vegas Uncork’d by “Bon Appétit” is a long weekend packed with culinary events, celebrity chefs and, of course, lots and lots of food. Bellagio, Caesars Palace, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas  and Mandalay Bay host more than 25 food events May 10 – 13, which are unique, insider culinary experiences.…

Cinco de Mayo in Vegas

While there’s always a party happening in Vegas, Cinco de Mayo is one of those holidays that brings out the best partier in all of us. From a multitude of drink specials to festive music, food and fun—Vegas has you covered for May 5. Here are some of the best…

10 questions with Joël Robuchon

Joël Robuchon is one of the most respected chefs in the world. Entitled “Chef of the Century,” by Gault Millau in 1989, Robuchon has won numerous awards and has achieved world-wide success since. Robuchon’s restaurants are across the globe, including locations such as Hong Kong, London, Macao, Monaco, Paris and…

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…

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…

Your best ally is a sommelier in Las Vegas

Navigating a wine list in Las Vegas restaurants can be challenging. In most restaurants, particularly fine dining restaurants, it’s no longer a question of white or red — now it’s which white and which red and what are you eating and will it pair well. Luckily, there is a select group…

St. Patrick’s Day dining and drinking in Vegas

Corned beef and cabbage, fish ‘n’ chips, bangers and mash — to satisfy your Irish appetite, Las Vegas restaurants have a variety of specials, from a super-sized corned beef sandwich to the crunchiest of fish ‘n’ chips. While we understand St. Patrick’s Day is primarily a beverage-laden holiday (see green…

Our picks for the best Las Vegas steakhouses

From an old-school standard to the noisy new kid on the block, steakhouses are one of the most popular types of restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip. Every major hotel has at least one steakhouse, and some even have two. To help you make your decision, here are a few…

Smith & Wollensky Wine Week in Vegas

Smith & Wollensky What better way to celebrate wine in Vegas than Smith & Wollensky’s 50th anniversary of its National Wine Week. The classic steakhouse celebrates 25 years of their Wine Week, which takes place once twice a year. Each day from March 5 – 9, Smith & Wollensky offers…

Vegas Weekender: Mac King, Restaurant Week and more

There’s a lot happening in Vegas this weekend, from Mac King the magician to Ron White the comedian. Spend a little time at Lagasse’s Stadium, watching the big game while munching on delicious food. Or enjoy a Spring Break bash with Audrina Patridge at Chateau nightclub. Shows Mac King is…

The first spring Las Vegas Restaurant Week

Great cuisine, great price — get it at the first spring Las Vegas Restaurant Week. For the week of Feb. 27- March 4, sample some of Sin City’s most delicious cuisine from top restaurants and chefs including Charlie Palmer, Michael Mina and Jean Joho. During Las Vegas Restaurant Week, more…

Vegas Weekender: Let us entertain you in Vegas

This weekend in Vegas features plenty of entertainment for everyone. If you’re hungry, Vegas is serving up everything from brunch to Brazilian specialties. Nightlife lovers can head to one of Vegas’ bars to celebrate National Margarita Day with a cocktail. Show fans will enjoy a full schedule this weekend including David Gray…

Top ten sweet shops in Vegas

Sweet shops have flourished here in Vegas. From couture candy to an M&M haven, Vegas has you covered when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth. Recently in Vegas, more and more candy shops have been popping up around town. If candy appeals to you, please, read on.“Candy appeals to…