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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
<p>The Oysters Rockefeller is shown at Rose.Rabbit.Lie, a new supper-club type restaurant, bar, entertainment area at the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino at 3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd.</p>

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...
<p>The crispy skin trout stuffed with blue crab ratatouille at Emeril&amp;#8217;s New Orleans Fish House at MGM Grand.</p>

FOOD REVIEW:EMERIL’S NEW ORLEANS FISH HOUSE

Jan 22, 2014 10:12am
In reviewing restaurants, there is always a gravitational pull toward the new, the large...
<p>Yuzu doughnuts are shown at Jayde Fuzion in the M Resort on Monday. The restaurant is run by Chef Seonkyoung Longest, winner of Food Network&amp;#8217;s Restaurant Express.</p>

FOOD REVIEW: JAYDE FUZION

Jan 16, 2014 10:17am
There has been a new addition to the lineup over at the M Resort, the “casino-themed...
<p>The Boss at Pizza Rock is A $32 Sicilian-style behemoth with thick focaccia-like but almost crunchy crust with generous toppings.</p>

PIZZA MAKING ART

Jan 08, 2014 2:19pm
In fashion, politics and even investment, image can be everything. Often it’s even the...

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<p>A selection of muffins is shown at Bakery King at 2833 N. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson on Saturday, Oct. 12. The bakery has a mom and pop feel, without being run by an actual mom and pop.</p>

DAMN FINE BAKERY WITH NEIGHBORHOOD FEEL

Updated: Oct 24, 2013 2:30pm
As I’ve written in the past, one of the things I miss about living in Brooklyn are the neighborhood butchers and bakers. I know that supermarkets are convenient, giving you everything under one roof...
The Hire Katsu Dinner, featuring pork tenderloin cutlets, is shown with condiments used to make your own dipping sauce at Tonkatsu Kiyoshi at 7780 S. Jones Blvd. in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. (Bill Hughes/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

JAPANESE CUISINE STEREOTYPES CONTINUE TO FALL

Updated: Oct 16, 2013 5:53pm
Over the past few years, Las Vegas chefs have been working overtime to break the stereotype of Japanese cuisine being primarily sushi and teppanyaki, bringing us various small specialty restaurants...
<p>The &amp;#8220;5 napkin burger&amp;#8221; is shown at the Divine Cafe at 6380 S. Valley View Blvd. in Las Vegas on Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.</p>

BIG, SLOPPY, MESSY AND LOADED!

Updated: Oct 09, 2013 10:40am
“This burger does not belong in this restaurant.” That’s all I could think as I dug into the 5 napkin burger ($9.50) at Divine Café. Don’t get me wrong – it’s a damn fine burger. It’s big, sloppy,...
The Goat Taco is shown at Naked City Pizza at 3240 Arville St. in Las Vegas on Monday, Sept. 22, 2013. Mexican food is being served at the pizzeria on what the owners call &amp;quot;Desnudo Tuesdays&amp;quot; prior to the scheduled opening of the Desnudo Taco shop in November. (Bill Hughes/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

INSIDER TACOS

Updated: Oct 03, 2013 10:09am
As a critic, it’s always a dilemma how long one should wait before reviewing a restaurant. You want to be the first to explore a new spot, but you also want to give it time to work out the kinks. It...
Jolene Manina

PRE-FEST GRILLA-PALOOZA

Sep 19, 2013 9:39am
Before Life Is Beautiful officially kicks off, the festival’s culinary crew will throw a pre-party called Grills and Guitars on Friday, Oct. 25. Set for an undisclosed downtown location, the event...
The Spicy Pork Tacos are shown at Tacos El Gordo at 1724 E. Charleston Blvd. in Las Vegas on Monday Sept. 16, 2013.

TACOS TO THE RESCUE

Sep 19, 2013 9:39am
Fate can be interesting. Most weeks, for example, I choose the restaurant I’m going to review. This week, it fell into my lap — with an unexpected disappointment providing me the chance to discuss a...

PIZZA: YES, THERE IS A DIFFERENCE!

Updated: Sep 12, 2013 3:02pm
Shawn McClain is one of my favorite chefs in Las Vegas. The food at his Aria restaurant Sage is as delicious as the restaurant is beautiful, making it one of my favorite places to celebrate special...
<p>Bulgogi Beef Sliders are shown at 9 On the Plate Korean Bistro</p>

OLD AND NEW

Sep 05, 2013 10:22am
Traditional vs. modern — it’s an argument foodies have probably been having for centuries, particular with regard to ethnic cooking. Is it a chef’s responsibility to faithfully recreate recipes the...
<p>Mont Blanc Chestnuts with Chestnut Cream are shown at Sweets Raku at 5040 Spring Mountain Road on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. (Bill Hughes/Las Vegas Review-Journal)</p>

Straight to dessert

Updated: Sep 05, 2013 9:55am
At the risk of offending Las Vegas’ many brilliant pastry chefs, I’m not big on dessert, at least in the realm of fine dining. Dinner at one of Las Vegas’ top restaurants usually includes so many...
<p>The Kalua Pig Tacos with guacamole and roasted corn are shown at Braddah&amp;#8217;s Island Style Burritos, Bowls and Tacos at 2330 S. Rainbow Blvd. on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. (Photo by Bill Hughes)</p>

Dining: Hawaiian glaze

Updated: Aug 28, 2013 3:10pm
Sure, fast food sucks. But every once in a while you want to walk up to a counter, and walk away a few minutes later with a meal and change for a $10. It would help if it was something a little more...
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