Restaurants

Enjoy a gluten-free stay on the Las Vegas Strip

Anyone with a gluten allergy knows how tricky it can be to find a safe place to eat while traveling. If you’re someone who has Celiac disease or a sensitivity or intolerance to gluten, dining out can be like stepping on to a minefield. A wrong step, one cross-contaminated meal,…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Chinese New Year cuisine in Vegas

Chinese New Year in Vegas has become a major event. After all, a 128-foot dragon (at the Palazzo) isn’t built for just anything. In addition to opulent decorations from hotels like the Palazzo and the Bellagio, the year of the dragon has brought a surge of Chinese New Year menus…

Java Jolt: Coffee in Vegas

Let’s face it, many of us need a little java jolt to get us started in the morning or keep us going at night. After all, it is Vegas, land of sensory overload and home of too much to see and do in a weekend. But not all cups of…

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…

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…

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…