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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>Bartender Melissa Ridenour pours a Balls to the Wall, made from Fireball Cinnamon Whisky and Angry Orchard Hard Cider, at Aces and Ales at 3740 S. Nellis Blvd. in Las Vegas on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. (Bill Hughes/Las Vegas Review-Journal)</p>

Beer cocktails!

Updated: Sep 05, 2013 9:55am
Beer usually stands alone. You might stick in a lemon or lime wedge or pour a shot alongside it, but that’s about all. However, as brewing and its products become more polished and unique, it’s...

Our crew of ‘sipsters’ try out new spirits from a local distillery

Jul 17, 2013 5:06pm
When George Rácz opened Las Vegas Distillery in 2011, he wasn’t able to legally offer visitors so much as a taste of the company’s products. In fact, until recently, the system in Nevada prohibited...

Our take: Rick Moonen’s RX Boiler Room

Jul 10, 2013 4:58pm
The transformation of the upstairs portion of Rick Moonen’s RM Seafood into the RX Boiler Room wasn’t a magic trick, but it was close. Two months ago, the celebrity-chef seafood restaurant with sleek...

New bar alert: Three more for Fremont East

Jul 03, 2013 4:33pm
The Fremont East bar crawl might get a little leggier. According to Vegas Chatter, the fate of Ferguson’s Motel, a vacant building on 10th and Fremont streets, is up for discussion by city planning...
<p>Bar manager Rose Signor poses with some of the local brews and other offerings at Atomic Liquors. PHOTO: BILL HUGHES</p>

Atomic Liquors 2.0, a nostalgic renovation of a downtown classic, is cleared for lift-off

Updated: Jun 19, 2013 5:37pm
The sun is shining, the sky is blue, Elvis and Gene Simmons have passed by on their way down Fremont Street — but everyone in Atomic Liquors is worried.Derek Stonebarger leans against the bar. “I...

Downtown locales expand the possibilities of tequila cocktails

Updated: May 23, 2013 1:30pm
The current cocktail culture has changed much about how and where we drink. Of course there’s the explosion of recipes, ingredients and techniques and the expanded audience. But it’s also affected...

New downtown bar alert

May 22, 2013 4:15pm
Another one? Yup. Future plans call for a drinkery inside Fremont East-adjacent high-rise The Ogden. Though Downtown Project, the Zappos-affiliated developer of several recent downtown ventures, says...

CraftHaus Brewery needs beer money

May 15, 2013 3:07pm
If wishes were horses, beggars would ride. And beer drinkers would have a fancy new micro-brewpub in Henderson.That, anyway, is the thought behind CraftHaus Brewery’s would-be founders, Wyndee and...
<p>Green Bitch cocktail at Velveteen Rabbit. PHOTO: JEFERSON APPLEGATE</p>

Main Street’s newest drinkery mixes creative whimsy and serious cocktailing. Welcome, Velveteen Rabbit.

Updated: May 15, 2013 1:34pm
It seems like this place has been here … well, not forever, but for more than a week. With its eccentric décor, carefully curated cocktail menu and natty crowd, Velveteen Rabbit (1218 S. Main St.)...
<p>PHOTO: GINGER BRUNER</p>

Our three favorite things of last week’s Nightclub & Bar Convention

Updated: Apr 03, 2013 3:09pm
1. Love the idea of breakfast booze, but bored with screwdrivers and mimosas? Mama Walker’s liqueurs open up a range of possibilities with glazed donut, blueberry pancake and maple bacon flavors....
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