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When it comes to legendary tastes on The Strip, the 24 Layer Chocolate Cake at Planet Hollywood's Strip House takes the... err... cake. Food Network’s Michael Psilakis named it his favorite guilty pleasure when it comes to the Best He's Ever Ate. And, while this writer's all about Las Vegas food he admittedly hasn't had this particular sugar high (24 alternating layers of chocolate cake and chocolate filling topped with French semi-sweet chocolate ganache) just yet.
Eating / Dining / Restaurants / Guy Fieri / The Quad / Rumors / Openings / Vegas Delays / → All Tags
The Quad's website still heralds it as coming soon in late 2013, but we don't need a trip to
Flavor Town The Strip to tell you that Guy Fieri's forthcoming restaurant is another Vegas delay in the works.
Also still in the works? Its name. There have been reports that say it's Guy's American Kitchen like his NYC outpost, but a Caesars rep confirmed to us there is no official name yet. They hope, however, to announce one next month.
Deals / Morels Steakhouse / Steakhouses / Eating / Dining / Fine Dining / → All Tags
A couple years ago, this writer was staying at the Palazzo and noticed a sign for a special at Morels French Steakhouse on the elevator TV screen. Later, I found out that it was $40 for a full dinner, which included salad, NY Strip, mashed potatoes and creme brulee. I added some wine and charcuterie to the meal and it was delicious.
Even though the steak was a smaller cut than what was offered on the menu (12 ounce vs. 16 ounce), this was still a bargain as a full-sized NY Strip was $50 on the menu. When adding the salad and dessert this was a small savings and a great excuse to try an often overlooked steakhouse near the entrance of Palazzo.
Downtown / El Cortez / Downtown Vegas / Burgers / Eating / Dining / Deals / → All Tags
When visiting El Cortez, it’s important to remember where you are and manage your expectations. El Cortez is one of the most historic casinos in Vegas and may have been the casino that truly started the Downtown Vegas revival when it was renovated seven years ago. With all of the more recent renovations, though, the ones at El Cortez feel more vintage than they were intended. Aesthetically, El Cortez is a mid-level Downtown Vegas casino. Still, we love El Cortez.
Besides some of the best gaming odds in any Las Vegas casino, El Cortez also has some of the most random and cool casino promotions. Personally, this writer learned how to gamble at El Cortez and it holds a special place in my heart. For months, I’ve noticed that El Cortez had a $5 beer and burger special available at Cafe Cortez. With all of the new restaurants coming on board in Downtown Vegas, I've been a little too distracted to try it, but finally had the opportunity to dive in recently.
Openings / MGM Grand / CRUSH / Eating / Dining / Fine Dining / Restaurants / → All Tags
The dining spot, which replaces Nobhill Tavern at the resort, has been hosting the invite only crowd in recent days, but will officially welcome everyone starting tomorrow, December 4 at 11:30 a.m. You can make reservations now, though, via OpenTable.
Eating / Dining / Food Courts / Openings / Mandalay Bay / Johnny Rockets / Nathan's Famous / Subway / Pan Asian Express / Bonanno's New York Pizzeria / → All Tags
Remember the last time you dined at Mandalay Bay's food court? We're getting a blank stare, aren't we? In fact, some of you are probably thinking, "Mandalay Bay has a food court?"
Located next to Shark Reef Aquarium and fronting some of the resort's convention space, Mandalay Bay's food court has been uninspiring and, let's face it, unappetizing, for some time now. But, our interest was perked when the space was shutdown for remodeling earlier this year and Fifth Avenue Restaurant Group (responsible for the new food court at Bally's and the revamp at Luxor, among others) took the helm.
Openings / Eating / Dining / Restaurants / The Linq / Allo! Mon Coco / → All Tags
If all goes as planned, we should start to see portions of The Linq debut this month, including the return of O'Sheas by New Year's Eve. And, while we know a good deal of the brands to come (the latest accounting is below), there are still spaces that are TBA. Today, however, there is one less.
Eating / Dining / Restaurants / Chili's / Hawaiian Marketplace / → All Tags
There's already one on Las Vegas Boulevard, but far from the action. However, if Chili's gets its way, its new locale could be center Strip.
Eating / Vegans / Vegetarians / Plaza / Pizza Rock / Downtown Grand / Wynn / Chefs / Restaurants / Healthy Vegas / Downtown / Downtown Vegas / MTO Cafe / Vegas Virgins / → All Tags
They’re strange. They’re subversive! They're secretly living in your neighborhood. They are... the vegans!
Sounds like the tagline for a sexy 1960s potboiler playing at your local drive-in theater, doesn’t it? Well, to some, vegans might seem very odd, indeed. But, with 2014 around the corner, the lifestyle of plant-based eating is no longer considered strange. Nor, is it very rare. Vegan dining, much like vegetarianism, has grown exponentially as people become more aware of its benefits (and are seeking non-pharmaceutical ways to improve health and longevity). Las Vegas, forever on the cutting edge of dining, is keeping pace with this growth. Let’s take a look at what’s cooking in the vegan kitchens of Vegas. Or, growing in the gardens, if you will.
Openings / Miracle Mile / Ketchup Burger Bar / Eating / Dining / Restaurants / Planet Hollywood / → All Tags
If you've been yearning for a new place to get a burger in Vegas, your time is now.
After being the first to tell you about the coming of Ketchup Premium Burger Bar to Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood back in August, we can now be the first to tell you that it's officially open. Yes, it's a riveting exclusive first look, for sure.
Openings / Downtown / Downtown Vegas / Fremont Street / Fremont East / Vegas Delays / Eating / Dining / Restaurants / Shopping / Shipping Container Park / → All Tags
After a once anticipated debut of spring, the Downtown Container Park has instead arrived in time for the holiday shopping season. Well, at least some of it.
The flyer below proclaims all the shops and eateries expected to open today at 1 p.m. PST, but even this list was a bit too hopeful.
Venetian / Palazzo / Grand Canal Shoppes / Cake Boss / Carlo's Bakery / Buddy Valastro / Openings / Bakeries / Restaurants / Eating / Dining / → All Tags