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FOOD REVIEW: ROSE. RABBIT. LIE.

Jan 29, 2014 3:41pm

You have probably seen the billboards, the blogger posts, the banner ads, the news spots, and maybe even the TV commercials (apparently people still watch TV?). Even a faux demonstration of grammarians protesting the gross...

EATING YOUR WORDS

Jan 08, 2014 2:19pm

EATING YOUR WORDS

Jan 08, 2014 2:19pm
We all say it. Around this time of year, nearly everyone makes some kind of New Year’s resolutions...
<p>Twist at Mandarin Oriental at CityCenter is the culinary place to be New Year's Eve if you have the means to splurge. Legendary French chef Pierre Gagnaire will oversee a six course meal for $525, which will include all-night admission to a nightclub after the dinner.</p>

DEGUSTATION CHOICES FOR NYE

Updated: Jan 09, 2014 10:04am
Las Vegas does not lack for New Year’s Eve celebrations. But even with Vegas’ world-class...
<p>The Cabin in Derry drink as served at the Velveteen Rabbit, 1218 S. Main Street, is a great drink for the holiday season to take a break from shopping.</p>

DRINKING IN THE HOLIDAYS

Dec 19, 2013 8:30am
The holiday seasons means cocktails. Sure, there’s the convivial imbibing of the expected...
<p>The Big Ern's BBQ at Container Park is technically proficient but held back by by some serious practical flaws.</p>

CULINARY CRAWL THROUGH CONTAINER PARK

Updated: Jan 09, 2014 10:02am
Downtown Container Park offers a number of different experiences for different moods and...

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<p>Pork terrines at Aria.</p>

FALL FLAVORS

Nov 20, 2013 4:18am
Starting in mid-October, most restaurants switch over their menu to dishes inspired by the fall cornucopia of flavors. Painting with a palate of winter vegetables and meats, these chefs express...
<p style="text-align:right;">COURTESY</p><p>Ben&amp;#8217;s BBQ and Smokehouse will be among the more than 30 food trucks Saturday as part of the county sponsored Sunset Park&amp;#8217;d.</p>

COUNTY LEVERAGES FOOD TRUCK POPULARITY

Nov 13, 2013 6:11pm
Say what you want about the government and taxes Every so often, they actually do something cool that all of us can enjoy. Can’t think of anything? Well, then, let us offer this Saturday’s Sunset...
<p>People attend one of the many events Sunday during the ViVa Las Vegan Food Festival at the Jewel Box Theater at the Clark County Library on East Flamingo Road.</p>

A FOOD CRITIC AMONGST VEGANS

Nov 06, 2013 4:49pm
When I rolled in to the red stone brutalist Clark County Library and passed the various gaggles of early readers and free Wi-Fi abusers, I considered the great possibility of harm that would come to...
<p style="text-align:right;">JEFF SCHEID</p><p>A competitor cuts tomatoes during at the World Food Championships behind Bally&amp;#8217;s last year. The event, which runs today through Sunday, moved from Clark County to the city of Las Vegas and Fremont Street this year.</p>

GET YOUR GRUB ON

Nov 06, 2013 4:49pm
With such a daunting name, the World Food Championships may sound like the ultimate challenge between Iron Chefs, Michelin star winners and Guy Fieri’s grandma.It isn’t quite that. However, most...
<p style="text-align:right;">E.C. GLADSTONE</p><p>The closed Maple Tree Cafe on Spring Mountain Road came after the owner fell out of love with the daily restaurant grind.</p>

MAPLE TREE CAFÉ FADES AWAY, SORT OF

Nov 06, 2013 4:48pm
Not every restaurant closure is noteworthy, particularly in this still-iffy economy, and especially on Spring Mountain, where it could be argued there is something of a food service glut.But when we...
<p>The Bacon Dippers with peppercorn maple syrup at the MTO Cafe, 500 S. Main St., Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.</p>

FINDING SOLACE DOWNTOWN

Oct 31, 2013 7:37am
Hello friends. I’m not going to pretend I’m any good at introductions, and I’m probably the most biased person to be giving this one, considering the subject (me). If you want the banal minutia on...
<p>Drew Levinson of Wirtz Beverage helped create Alchemy Gardens for the Life Is Beautiful festival.</p>

LIB: FOOD AND DRINK OPTIONS ABUNDANT

Updated: Oct 31, 2013 8:10am
If you want to experience the most extravagant meal of the Life is Beautiful festival, check out the Take a Stand Charity Dinner on Friday night – but you’d better have your platinum card out.Priced...
<p>Drew Levinson of Wirtz Beverage Nevada originated the concept of the Alchemy Garden for Life Is Beautiful.</p>

GOOD BOOZE GOES WITH OTHER PARTS OF FESTIVAL

Oct 15, 2013 4:33pm
Life Is Beautiful is being billed as a music, food and art festival. But let’s not forget the one thing that goes great with all of them – good booze.While you’ll find plenty of beverage stands...

FOOD AND MUSIC BRIDGED BY LIB CHEFS ON STAGE

Updated: Oct 10, 2013 7:18am
While many of the Life Is Beautiful festival’s culinary events will set you back a few bucks, there are also some unique experiences included in the price of your general admission or VIP festival...
<p>Kim Canteenwalla</p>

WORTH THE EXTRA CASH FOR LIB FOOD CRAWL

Oct 03, 2013 7:25am
If you want a real taste of how beautiful life in Las Vegas can be, sign up for one, or both, days of the Culinary Crawl at the Life Is Beautiful festival Oct. 26-27. Since this takes place within...

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