Browsing Tags

Las Vegas

Food Drink Guide

2011 Best of Food GPS

2011 was a terrific eating and drinking year that included trips to Austin, Baja California (twice), British Columbia, Charleston (South Carolina), Hawaii, Las Vegas, Miami, San Diego (twice), and San Francisco (three times), plus...
Chef Las Vegas

Interview: Chef Rick Moonen Discusses Challenges, Competition, Hiring Practices, Possible Expansion + More

Rick Moonen built a reputation in Manhattan as a tireless advocate for preserving North American seafood for posterity. Mandalay Bay lured the Queens native to Las Vegas, where he opened RM Seafood on Valentine’s...
Bartender Las Vegas

Interview: mixologist Francesco Lafranconi (Southern Wine & Spirits)

Native Italian Francesco Lafranconi first jumped behind a bar when he was 18 years old and gradually gained valuable experience in Europe before catching on with Southern Wine & Spirits in 2000. He relocated...
Chef Las Vegas

Interview: Chef Paul Bartolotta Discusses Challenges, Home Cooking, Off Menu Dishes, Mozart + More

Milwaukee native Paul Bartolotta found his culinary compass in Italy before opening Ristorante Bartolotta with brother Joe in 1993. They added Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro (1995), Mr. B’s – A Bartolotta Steakhouse (1999) and...
Pizza Oven Las Vegas

Pizzeria at The Cosmopolitan: So Much For What Stays in Vegas

Even though we just finished consuming almost every possible pig part at All-Star Cochon and followed that up with The Cosmopolitan‘s official poolside after party, it was still impossible to resist a late night...
Restaurant Sign Las Vegas

Bosa 1: Channeling Little Saigon in Las Vegas Chinatown [CLOSED]

Just because we were in town to eat prodigious amounts of pork at All-Star Cochon didn’t preclude us from having lunch mere hours before the Super Bowl of pork. We drove to Vegas from...