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‘WICHCRAFT

1900 Asian Cuisine


Happy Chinese New Year!

ALEX


ALEX – A Restaurant of Shakespearean Proportions
Speaking of Cheese – ALEX’s Cart is So Good We Camembert It

Ali Baba


It’s Too Big! ALI BABA’S Fatal Flaw

Andre’s


Au Revoir ANDRE’S

Allegro


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 15. ALLEGRO

Aloha Specialties


ALOHA SPECIALTIES on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

American Fish


Sockeye to Me at AMERICAN FISH

Amore Pizza and Pasta


That’s (not) AMORE to Anyone but Chicagoans

Andre’s


Au Revoir ANDRE’S

Anime Ramen & Teriyaki


Hello Kitty!

Joel Robuchon


Desert Companion’s Best of Vegas

Raku


One Day, Two Bad Pizzas and Three Meals

Applebee’s


APPLEBEE’S

Aqua Knox


AQUA KNOX is All Right

Archi’s Thai Kitchen


In Case You Missed It – Food Talk with John & Max on KNPR

ARCHI’S THAI Fail

Art of Flavors


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 50. ART OF FLAVORS

Asian BBQ & Noodle


ASIAN BBQ & NOODLE

Aureole


AUREOLE – Still Crazy Good After All These Years

Ay-Chung Cafe


AY-CHUNG CAFE – not for the gelatinously squeamish

B & B Ristorante


B & B RISTORANTE – Pasta Perfection

B&B Ristorante


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 40. B&B RISTORANTE

Bacchanal Buffet


Proof Positive ELV Doesn’t Hate All Buffets (just most of them)

Bachi Burger


BACHI BURGER
BACHI BURGER Doesn’t Cut the Kim Chee
BACHI BURGER Tasty and Not-So-Tasty Snaps
Return to BACHI BURGER

Bacio


A Tale of Two Italians

Bagel Cafe


BAGEL CAFE

Bar + Bistro


BAR + BISTRO is Bringin’ it Downtown

Bar Masa


Is BAR MASA Worth It?
Las Vegas Weekly – The Sushi Issue
Sushi Deal of the Week – BAR MASA
Masa Would Be Mortified

Bartolotta Ristorante Di Mare


KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8 – Dishing and Dining – BARTOLOTTA RISTORANTE DI MARE
Truffles Galore! at BARTOLOTTA RISTORANTE DI MARE
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number Seven

Battista’s Hole In The Wall


BATTISTA’S HOLE IN THE WALL
Social Media Meltdown on News 88.9 FM KNPR – Nevada Public Radio

Griddle Cafe


Breakfast, Lunch and Two Dinners at SLS

Bazaar Meat


BAZAAR MEAT
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 29. BAZAAR MEAT

BBQ King


BBQ KING – We No Rike Fried Rice

Beijing Noodle #9


BEIJING NOODLE #9
BEIJING NOODLE #9 on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining
Our Usual at BEIJING NOODLE #9

Beijing Noodle Cafe


BEIJING NOODLE CAFE – First Bites

Bento by MOzen


BENTO by MOzen

Beso Steakhouse


BESO-me Mucho, Eva

Big Wong


BIG WONG Brings the Beef
Curry in a Hurry at BIG WONG

Birrieria Jalisco


BIRRIERIA JALISCO

BLT Burger


Hamburgers, Hot Dogs….and Chili?
BLT BURGER on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

Holstein’s


Best Burgers on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

Blue Fin


BLUE FIN
BLUE FIN on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

Blue Ribbon


Eat This Now – Fried Chicken at BLUE RIBBON

Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill


BLUE RIBBON – First Bites
BLUE RIBBON Reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly

Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Grill


BLUE RIBBON – Word to the Wise: Skip the Fish

Bonjour Bakery & Deli


Hot Pastry Watch – BONJOUR BAKERY

Border Grill


BORDER GRILL
A Whole Buncha Lunches
BORDER GRILL Tres Leches Cake

Bosa 1


BOSA 1 – Boffo Vietnamese

Rice & Company


All-Asian Sunday

Botero


BOTERO Brunch (plus a few thoughts on Mark LoRusso)
Sara Steele’s Desserts at BOTERO

Bouchon


Just One Dish – BOUCHON
BOUCHON Keeps It Real
AD HOC’S Famous Fried Chicken at BOUCHON
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 28. BOUCHON

Bouchon Bistro


BOUCHON’S Boffo Brunch on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

Bourbon Steak


BOURBON STEAK – Varley’s Visionary Vittles

Bradley Ogden


BRADLEY OGDEN – Awesome No Longer

Brasserie Puck


BRASSERIE PUCK – First Look

Bratalian Neapolitan Cantina


BRATALIAN – More Tasty Snaps
BRATALIAN Reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly

Bread & Butter


BREAD & BUTTER Reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly

Buddy V’s Ristorante


BUDDY V’S Doesn’t Suck Like We Thought It Would

Bulgogis


Bullish on BULDOGIS

Burger Bar


BURGER BAR Redux

Burgers & Bottles


BOTTLES & BURGERS Befuddles

Cafe Berlin


CAFE BERLIN – Belly Bombs Away!

Cafe Chloe


A Tale of Two Italians

Cafe de Japon


Researching Dinner at CAFE DE JAPON
CAFE de JAPON Needs a Better Sign
Eat This Now – Lunch at CAFE de JAPON

Canaletto


Bad Italian Food Review – CANALETTO

Capital Grille


CAPITAL GRILLE Cheeseburger
The $27 Strip at CAPITAL GRILLE is a Flat Out Steal

Capital Seafood Restaurant


CAPITAL SEAFOOD

Capo’s


CAPO’S – Goomba Food At Its Best (or Worst)

Carlito’s Burritos


CARLITO’S BURRITOS

Carmel Room


Kickin’ It Old School at the CARMEL ROOM

Carnegie Deli


CARNEGIE DELI – Anatomy of a Sandwich

Prince (Serbian restaurant)


EAT IT OR BEAT IT on KNPR’s State of Nevada

Carnegie Delicatessen


CARNEGIE’S Crazy Good Pastrami and Plastic Slaw

Carnevino


Another Day, Another 11 Month Old CARNEVINO Steak
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number Five

Carson Kitchen


CARSON KITCHEN is Kerry’s Crowning, Crowd-Pleasing Achievement
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 23. CARSON KITCHEN

Casa Don Juan


CASA DON JUAN – Carnitas Para Dos
CASA DON JUAN + Caliente Mexican Cabooses!

Archi’s Thai Kitchen


In Case You Missed It – Food Talk with John & Max on KNPR

Cathay House Palms Hotel


All-Asian Sunday + Let’s Shoot Some Nazis

Central


CENTRAL – First Bites (and Impressions)
CENTRAL Reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly
Fish ‘n Chips Smackdown – RM v. CENTRAL

Chada Thai


CHADA THAI-riffic
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 36. CHADA THAI

Champion Gourmet


CHAMPION GOURMET

Chicago Dogs


Chicago, Chicago that Hot Dog Toddlin’ Town
Chicago, Chicago that Hot Dog Toddlin’ Town

Ping Pang Pong


Dat Sum Dim Sum And Dem Sum

China Mama


Eat It Or Beat It on KNPR’s State of Nevada
All’s Well With CHINA MAMA
Xiao Long Bao for Beginners
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 16. CHINA MAMA

China Poblano


CHINA POBLANO Slips Us the Tongue
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 12. CHINA POBLANO

Chinois


CHINOIS – A Chinese/Asian/Fusion Hat For All Seasons

MARU


One Weekend – Three Meals

Circo


OSTERIA DEL CIRCO
Italian Smackdown – SIRIO v. CIRCO
Eat These Now – CIRCO’s Lamb Chops

CJ’s Texas BBQ


CJ’s TEXAS BBQ
CJ’s TEXAS BBQ

Griddle Cafe


Breakfast, Lunch and Two Dinners at SLS

Cleo


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 37. CLEO

Comme Ca


COMME CA – Gallic Confidence by way of California
Can COMME CA Overcome Its Cassoulet? (we think so)
Shigokus, Kumamotos and (another) Cassoulet at COMME CA
Brian Howard – A Man And His Sandwich

Flame Kebob


Saturday Pot Luck (ELV Gets His Kabobs Konfused)

Cornish Pasty Co


The British Invasion: CORNISH PASTY CO.

Country Club at Wynn


COUNTRY CLUB at WYNN Featured on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining
COUNTRY CLUB Jazz Brunch

Country Club Grill


COUNTRY CLUB GRILL “Special” Lunch
A-Ga-Ga Over Gaja With A Gal Named Gaia
Shrimp Gumbo, Bison Chili and a Veal Porterhouse at COUNTRY CLUB GRILL

Crab Corner


The Smiths Give ELV the Crabs

Craftsteak


Getting Gruntled at CRAFTSTEAK

Cravin’ Cajun


Not CRAVIN’ This CAJUN

Crazy Pita


CRAZY PITA Still Crazy Good
ELV’s Staff Rolls Into Spring

Crush


“Crush” – Dave Matthews Band: The Restaurant

CUT


Everybody CUT, Everybody CUT Loose – Foodloose!
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 27. CUT

Spago Beverly Hills


A Week with WOLFGANG and the Wolf Gang

D.O.C.G Enoteca


D.O.C.G. ENOTECA

Dad’s Grilled Cheese


In Case You Missed It: Food Talk with Max and John on KNPR

Daniel Boloud Brasserie


DANIEL BOULUD BRASSERIE

Lindo Michoacan


In Case You Missed It….John & Max on KNPR’s State Of Nevada

db Brasserie


DB BRASSERIE Deliciously Beckons
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 19. DB BRASSERIE

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse


DEL FRISCO’S Starchy Delights

Delmonico


Doin’ Lunch at DELMONICO
Ronnie Rainwater Has a Way with Pork

Desnudo Tacos


Tacos on a Different Level

District One


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 35. DISTRICT ONE

District One Kitchen & Bar


DISTRICT ONE KITCHEN & BAR

DJK Korean BBQ & Tofu Restaurant


Eat These Now – Dried Baby Sardines at DJK

Dom DeMarco’s


Pizza Pizza – An Erudite Analysis

Eat This Now – Linguine with Clams at DOM DeMARCO’S

Ping Pang Pong


Dat Sum Dim Sum And Dem Sum

Dong Ting Spring


Hunan Happiness at DONG TING SPRING

Drago Centro


Road Trip – DRAGO CENTRO
Road Trip – DRAGO CENTRO

Dragon Noodle Company & Sushi Bar


DRAGON NOODLE COMPANY & SUSHI BAR

Du-Par’s


DU-PAR’S Breakfast
DU-PAR’S Delights at Lunch
Eat This Now – Patty Melt at DU-PAR’S

Due Forni


DUE FORNI – First Bites
Eat These Now – Two Pizzas at DUE FORNI
DUE FORNI on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

DW Bistro


DW BISTRO on KLAS TV’s Dishing and Dining

E-Jo Korean Restaurant


E-JO KOREAN Kool

East Ocean Dim Sum & Seafood Restaurant


Dat Sum Dim Sum

Eastside Cannery Sunday Brunch


EASTSIDE CANNERY SUNDAY BRUNCH

Echo & Rig


ECHO & RIG Has ELV Beating His Meat
Quick Bites – ECHO & RIG Meat

Eiffel Tower Restaurant


EIFFEL TOWER RESTAURANT
EIFFEL TOWER RESTAURANT – on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining
EIFFEL TOWER Talk with Joung Sohn
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 30. EIFFEL TOWER

El Segundo Sol


EL SEGUNDO SOL sux

EL Sombrero


EL SOMBRERO – Menudo and Sopapillas
EL SOMBRERO – Jose Can You See Those Sopapillas!
Eat This Now – Albondigas/Fideo Soups at EL SOMBRERO
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 46. “The New” EL SOMBRERO

Elevation Burger


An ELEVATION of your BURGER experience

Emeril’s Fish House


EMERIL’S FISH HOUSE

En Sushi


EN SUSHI

Enoteca San Marco


ENOTECA SAN MARCO

Estiatorio Milos


ESTIATORIO MILOS – Big Fish
The Blonde Leading The Blonde…at MILOS
MILOS’ $20.11 Lunch Marks Vegas’ Return to Civilization
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number Ten

Famous Dave’s


The Worst Barbecue in the World

Firefly (downtown)


Four Things at FIREFLY

First Food & Bar


FIRST FOOD & BAR
FIRST – Sammy D’s Got The Goods

Weaver D’s


Georgia On My Mind

Five Guys Burger and Fries


FIVE GUYS Falls Flat

Flame Kabob


Eat This Now – Chicken Pita at FLAME KABOB

Flame Kebob


Saturday Pot Luck (ELV Gets His Kabobs Konfused)

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar


Flirting with FLEMING’S

Fleur by Hubert Keller


FLEUR – First Bites

FLEUR DE LYS


FLEUR DE LYS

Florida Cafe


FLORIDA CAFE

Fogo De Chao


Make Mine Meat

FOOD EXPRESS CHINESE CUISINE


FOOD EXPRESS CHINESE CUISINE

Food Express II Chinese Restaurant


FOOD EXPRESS II CHINESE RESTAURANT in Palace Station

Forte


FORTE – First Bites
FORTE on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 31. FORTE

Forte Tapas Bar & Bistro


FORTE – Strong Like Bull

Joel Robuchon


Desert Companion’s Best of Vegas

Fukuburger


FUKUBURGER is fuccen funtastic

Archi’s Thai Kitchen


In Case You Missed It – Food Talk with John & Max on KNPR

Gaetano’s


GAETANO’S

Yagyu Yakiniku


YAGYU, MARU and GARFIELD’S – An Eating Odyssey

Giada – The Restaurant


GIADA – THE RESTAURANT (Where the Suits are Picking Up the Bill)
A Quick Note on GIADA – THE RESTAURANT

Giada-The Restaurant


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 20. GIADA

Gilley’s


GILLEY’S Chili

Cafe Chloe


A Tale of Two Italians

Giorgio Ristorante


GIORGIO RISTORANTE Goes South

MARU


One Weekend – Three Meals

Golden Spoon Restaurant


Where to Eat in SoCal – GOLDEN SPOON

Golden Steer Steak House


GOLDEN STEER STEAK HOUSE

Petra Greek Taverna


Summerlin Strikes Out

Mr. Color Food


Eat This Now – Bossam at MR. COLOR FOOD

Griddle Cafe


Breakfast, Lunch and Two Dinners at SLS

Dom DeMarco’s


Pizza Pizza – An Erudite Analysis

Grotto Ristorante


Bad Italian Food Review – GROTTO

Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar


GUY FIERI Gets It Done

Guy Savoy


Small Bites at GUY SAVOY

Gyro Time


GYRO TIME

Habib’s


HABIB’S Has Moved

Hachi


HACHI Is Absolutely Amazing!

Hank’s Fine Steaks and Martinis


HANK’S – Chandelier Dining At Its Finest!

Harrie’s Bagelmania


HARRIE’S BAGELMANIA

Hash House a Go Go


HASH HOUSE A GO GO

Heart Attack Grill


Eat at Your Own Risk

Hedary’s


HEDARY’S

What Happened to HEDARY’S?

Herbs & Rye


HERBS & RYE Update
HERBS & RYE – reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly

Hi-Scores/Players Club


Hi-Scores/The Players Club is a 1up in the Rough

Hofbrauhaus


HOFBRAUHAUS

Holstein’s


HOLSTEIN’S Buns Have Got It Goin’ On
Best Burgers on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

Poppy Den


HONEY SALT v. POPPY DEN – a Morton’s Fork?

Nobu Las Vegas


What’s New in Vegas at JohnMariani.com

Hong Kong Garden Seafood and BBQ


Simply Offal

Hot n Juicy Crawfish


HOT N JUICY CRAWFISH…so bad we needed a happy ending

Hugo’s Cellar


HUGO’S CELLAR

I Love Burgers


ELV Loves Burgers Too…Just Not These

Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak


The Trouble with Vegas

I-Naba


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 38. I-NABA

IBO Turkish and Mediterranean Restaurant


IBO TURKISH & MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT & BAR (Whew!)

Ichiza


ICHIZA – Late Night Asian Delights

Squid Cartilage at ICHIZA

India Palace


INDIA PALACE

Isla Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar


ISLA Ain’t Worth It

Island Sushi


Sushi Smackdown – SUSHI FEVER v. ISLAND SUSHI

J & J Szechuan


Busted Over Fried Intestines at J & J SZECHUAN
J & J SZECHUAN + GUY SAVOY = Only in Vegas
J & J SZECHUAN – Our Favorite Restaurant (Today)

J & J Szechuan Cuisine


J & J SZECHUAN – Crispy Intestines…..Yummm!
J & J SZECHUAN CUISINE

Jaleo


JALEO is Happenin’

Japanese Cuisine by Omae


Can OMAE Make It?

Jasmine


Peking Duck at JASMINE

Archi’s Thai Kitchen


In Case You Missed It – Food Talk with John & Max on KNPR

Javier’s


JAVIER’S is Javi-awful

Union Restaurant and Bar


Aria Steak Smackdown

Jerry’s Famous Coffee Shop


JERRY’S FAMOUS COFFEE SHOP

JERRY’S FAMOUS COFFEE SHOP

Jin Mee Korean Chinese Restaurant


JIN MEE KOREAN CHINESE RESTAURANT

Joe’s Stone Crab


Stone Crab Smackdown

Joel Robuchon


The $89 JOEL ROBUCHON Menu Is a Steal
Desert Companion’s Best of Vegas
Time Worn and Treasured – JOEL ROBUCHON on KNPR
Return to ROBUCHON
The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number One

John’s of Bleecker Street


New York City Pizza

Joyful House


JOYFUL HOUSE Isn’t So…Unless You’re Aunt Edna

Julian Serrano


JULIAN SERRANO
JULIAN SERRANO on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining
New Tapas at JULIAN SERRANO

Joel Robuchon


Desert Companion’s Best of Vegas

Julian Serrano


Jose Lopez Picazo at JULIAN SERRANO
Eat This Now – Coca Mallorquina at JULIAN SERRANO
Tapas Hopping at JULIAN SERRANO’s Bar
EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 13. JULIAN SERRANO

Kabob Palace


KABOB PALACE – Skip the Kabobs

Kabuto Edomae Sushi


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number Eight

KGB Burgers


Holy Glasnost Batman! KGB Has Built a Better Burger!

Khoury’s Mediterranean Restaurant


KHOURY’S MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT

KoMex Express


KOMEX Mistakes (ours not theirs)

Komol Restaurant


KOMOL RESTAURANT

Korean Honey Pig


KOREAN HONEY PIG BBQ

Krung Siam


KRUNG SIAM – Spicy Licious

Ocha Thai


Jet Tila’s Tale of Two Thais

Griddle Cafe


Breakfast, Lunch and Two Dinners at SLS

Ku Noodle


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 45. KU NOODLE

Kung Fu Chef


Everybody Should Be Fighting to Get to KUNG FU CHEF

Kung Fu Thai & Chinese Restaurant


KUNG FU THAI & CHINESE RESTAURANT

Kyara Japanese Tapas


Eat This Now – Saba Shio at KYARA

L’ATELIER DE JOEL ROBUCHON


L’ATELIER DE JOEL ROBUCHON

Joel Robuchon


Time Worn and Treasured – JOEL ROBUCHON on KNPR

L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number Three

La Cave


Michael Morton Shoots and Pours at LA CAVE

La Flor de Michoacan


Getting Pickled at LA FLOR DE MICHOACAN

Lakeside


LAKESIDE Longings

China Mama


Eat It Or Beat It on KNPR’s State of Nevada

Lakeside Grill


A LAKESIDE Lament

Joel Robuchon


Desert Companion’s Best of Vegas

LAVO


LAVO – Tacky with a Chance of Meatballs

Layers Bakery Cafe


LAYERS is Hard Not to Like – Despite the Name

LBS Burger


LBS BURGER – or welcome to a $50 lunch

Le Burger Brasserie


UNLVino + a few (not so) tasty snaps of Le Burger Brasserie

Le Cirque


LE CIRQUE – A Couple Of Birthdays

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 18. LE CIRQUE

Le Cirque New York


LE CIRQUE (New York) Reviewed in The Virtual Gourmet

Le Cirque/Circo


LE CIRQUE/CIRCO Desserts

Le Thai


First Bites – LE THAI – Plus a Few Words About Downtown

Lee’s Sandwiches


LEE’S Banh Mi – Poetically Bad

Lemongrass Cafe


LEMONGRASS CAFE

Leticia’s Mexican Cocina


LETICIA’S Brings Vegas’ Best Mex to Channel 3

Lindo Michoacan


LINDO MICHOACAN

LINDO MICHOACAN Redux

In Case You Missed It….John & Max on KNPR’s State Of Nevada

LINDO MICHOACAN – Because Sometimes a Guy Just Can’t Get Enough Tongue

Lola’s – A Louisiana Kitchen


LOLA’S – A LOUISIANA KITCHEN

Lola’s Louisiana Kitchen


LOLA’S Gets It Right

Los Antojos


“Discovering” LOS ANTOJOS on News 88.9 FM KNPR – Nevada Public Radio

LOS MOLCAJETES


LOS MOLCAJETES on News 88.9 FM KNPR – Nevada Public Radio

LOS MOLCAJETES

LOS MOLCAJETES’ Molcajetes

LOS MOLCAJETES Remains Magnifico

Los Tacos


LOS TACOS

Tacos el Gordo


Tacos Galore!

Los Tacos


Taco Time!

Lotus of Siam


LOTUS OF SIAM – Hallucinogenically Good

Lucille’s


LUCILLE’S – Please Go Back Where You Belong

Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer


LYNYRD SKYNYRD (and a couple of critics) Ought to be Skynned

M & M Soul Food Cafe


Gumbo, Okra and Oxtails at M & M SOUL FOOD CAFE

Macaroni Grill


Bad Italian Food Review – MACARONI GRILL

Archi’s Thai Kitchen


In Case You Missed It – Food Talk with John & Max on KNPR

Mantra Masala


MANTRA MASALA

Marche Bacchus


MARCHE BACCHUS Ups Its Game…as ELV Gets Ignored (sigh)

Eat This Sunday – MARCHE BACCHUS Brunch

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 44. MARCHE BACCHUS

Mario’s Vera (real) Restaurant


Arthur Avenue (and MARIO’S) with John Mariani

MARU


One Weekend – Three Meals

Yagyu Yakiniku


YAGYU, MARU and GARFIELD’S – An Eating Odyssey

Mary’s Hash House


MARY’S HASH HOUSE

Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak


The Trouble with Vegas

Mastrioni’s


MASTRIONI’S

Mastro’s Ocean Club


MASTRO’S Blows

Match


MATCH This!

Matryoshka


MATRYOSHKA

Memphis Championship Barbecue


‘Cue Smackdown – T.C.’s RIB CRIB v. MEMPHIS CHAMPIONSHIP BARBECUE

Barbecue Smackdown: T. C.’s v. MEMPHIS Redux

Merkato Ethiopian Market and Cafe


MERKATO ETHIOPIAN MARKET AND CAFE

MERKATO ETHIOPIAN CAFE on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

Mesa Grill


MESA GRILL – Boy Meets Boredom

Border Grill


A Whole Buncha Lunches

Mesa Grill


MESA GRILL – Bobby and ELV Agree to Disagree

Metro Pizza


Eat This Now – Old New York Slice at METRO PIZZA

Prince (Serbian restaurant)


EAT IT OR BEAT IT on KNPR’s State of Nevada

Mi Peru South American Grill


When In Peru, Take A Peruvian

Michael Mina


MICHAEL MINA Has New Chef…and Great Little Birds

MICHAEL MINA re-invents himself

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 26. MICHAEL MINA

Dad’s Grilled Cheese


In Case You Missed It: Food Talk with Max and John on KNPR

Michael’s


MICHAEL’S – They Shoot Horses Don’t They? (Revised)

MICHAEL’S – They Shoot Horses Don’t They? (Revised)

Estiatorio Milos


MILOS’ $20.11 Lunch Marks Vegas’ Return to Civilization

Mint Indian Bistro


Make Mine MINT

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 43. MINT INDIAN BISTRO

miX


miX

Mix Zone Cafe


MIX ZONE CAFE – Dan’s Summer Salad

Mizumi


Devin Hashimoto Needs a Smaller Restaurant

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 17. MIZUMI

Mon Ami Gabi


MON AMI GABI Lunch + Nonpareil People Watching

MON AMI GABI Lunch

Rainy Afternoon at MON AMI GABI

A MON AMI Mini-Controversy

Monta


MONTA – Magnificent Ramen

More MONTA Magnificence

MONTA gets more love on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 41. MONTA

Mood


In the MOOD

Morel’s French Steakhouse


Oysters, Oysters, Oysters!

Morel’s French Steakhouse and Bistro


MOREL’S FRENCH STEAKHOUSE and BISTRO

Morton’s Steakhouse


ELV’s Major Award Diminished By Offspring’s Actual Accomplishment

Mother’s Korean Grill


MOTHER’S KOREAN GRILL

MOzen


MOzen Breakfast

MOzen Lunch

MOZEN Indian (Dots Not Feathers) Food

MOzen Bistro


MOzen – The Best Empty Restaurant in Town

A Good, Healthy Breakfast at MOzen

Mr. Color Food


Eat This Now – Bossam at MR. COLOR FOOD

MRKT Sea and Land


MRKT Sea & Land

Mundo


MUNDO – First Look

Four Dishes at MUNDO – All Bueno

MUNDO in Las Vegas Weekly

Eat This Now – Chopped Salad at MUNDO

Nakamura-Ya


Wafuu Pasuta at NAKAMURA-YA

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 42. NAKAMURA-YA

Naked City Sandwich Shop


Holy Muffaletta Batman! There’s a Good Sandwich Shop Downtown!

Raku


One Day, Two Bad Pizzas and Three Meals

Namaste


NAMASTE Reviewed by Max Jacobson

Eat This Now – Paneer Shaslik at NAMASTE

You Should be Goan to NAMASTE

Nero’s Steakhouse


NERO’S STEAKHOUSE

NERO’S – Not Long for This World

Nine Fine Irishmen


Happy Father’s Day at NINE FINE IRISHMEN

Nittaya’s Secret Kitchen


NITTAYA’S SECRET KITCHEN – First Bites

NNPK (No Name Pizza Kitchen)


NNPK (No Name Pizza Kitchen) – Nice Slices

NobHill Tavern


Helen’s Birthday

Nobu


No No NOBU

Nobu Caesars Palace


NOBU, Negated

Nobu Las Vegas


What’s New in Vegas at JohnMariani.com

NOODLE EXCHANGE


NOODLE EXCHANGE

NOVE


High Society at NOVE

Nu Sanctuary


NU SANCTUARY in Las Vegas Weekly

Nu Sanctuary Lounge


NU SANCTUARY LOUNGE

Ocha Thai


Jet Tila’s Tale of Two Thais

Ochoa Thai


OCHA THAI

Off The Strip


OFF THE STRIP

OFF THE STRIP on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

Old Homestead Steak House


The Dilemma of Free Food

Clearing the Air on OLD HOMESTEAD

Olive Garden


OLIVE GARDEN Comes On Strong

Olives


Three Days, Three Lousy Lunches – Day Three: OLIVES

Omelet House


OMELET HOUSE Redux

Onda Ristorante


ONDA RISTORANTE – Stuzzichini + Free Wine!

Opus Too


OPUS TOO Lunch

Archi’s Thai Kitchen


In Case You Missed It – Food Talk with John & Max on KNPR

Orchids Garden


ORCHIDS GARDEN – Dim Sum Disappointment

Origin India


ORIGIN INDIA Redux

ORIGIN INDIA on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

Original Pancake House


ORIGINAL PANCAKE HOUSE

Osaka


OSAKA’s Schizophrenia

Oscar’s


OSCAR’S – Impolitic Eating

Otto Enoteca Pizzaria


Celebrity Chef Takedown – OTTO ENOTECA

Outback Steakhouse


13 Reasons to Hate OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE

P. J. Clarke’s


Ipswich Clams at P. J. CLARKE’S

Holstein’s


Best Burgers on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

P. J. Clarke’s


Eat This Now – Meyer Ranch Strip Sirloin at P. J. CLARKE’S

Eat This Now – Baby Iceberg Wedge Salad at P. J. CLARKE’S

Oysters, Oysters, Oysters!

P.J. Clarke’s


P. J. CLARKE’S – Get the Bleeping Burger!

Palm Steakhouse


PALM’s Prime Times Have Passed

Archi’s Thai Kitchen


In Case You Missed It – Food Talk with John & Max on KNPR

Panevino Ristorante


PANEVINO Kicks Off Bad Italian Food Review

Papa Geo’s


PAPA GEO’S – Whatta Way to Go!

Parma Pastavino & Deli


PARMA – Imperfect Pasta

Bacio


A Tale of Two Italians

Patisserie Manon


PATISSERIE MANON on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

PATISSERIE MANON in Las Vegas Weekly

Payard Bistro


PAYARD BISTRO $19 Lunch

PAYARD BISTRO Reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly

Payard Patisserie and Bistro


PAYARD BISTRO featured on KLAS TV’s Dishing and Dining (plus a surprise for Denise Valdez!)

Eat This Now – Croque-Madame at PAYARD

Pho Sai Gon 8


Researching “Chinatown for Beginners”

Peppermill Coffee Shop and Fireside Lounge


PEPPERMILL COFFEE SHOP AND FIRESIDE (aka Flaming Firepool) LOUNGE

Petra


PETRA Remains Pathetic

Petra Greek Taverna


Summerlin Strikes Out

Pho Hung


PHO HUNG

Pho Kim Long


PHO KIM LONG

Cathay House Palms Hotel


All-Asian Sunday + Let’s Shoot Some Nazis

Pho Sai Gon 8


Researching “Chinatown for Beginners”

Pho Thai Binh


PHO THAI BINH

Picasso


PICASSO Perfection

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number Nine

PIN KAOW THAI RESTAURANT


PIN KAOW THAI RESTAURANT

Ping Pang Pong


Dat Sum Dim Sum And Dem Sum

Happy Chinese New Year at PING PANG PONG

A PING PANG PONG New Year Feast

The One Where We Pretend to be a Communist…

Pink Taco


PINK TACO – No Longer in the Pink

Pink’s


Problematically PINK’S

Pinot Brasserie


PINOT Envy Times Deux

Pip’s


PIP’S is a Pip – on News 88.9 FM KNPR – Nevada Public Radio

PIP’S CUCINA AND WINE BAR


PIP’S CUCINA AND WINE BAR

Pizzeria Puck


PIZZERIA PUCK – Lovin’ Everything but the Pizza

Pool Cafe


Olympic-Class Eats at Mandarin Oriental

Pop Up Pizza


POP UP Surprise

Popeye’s Chicken & Biscuits


POPEYE’S FRIED CHICKEN

Poppy Den


HONEY SALT v. POPPY DEN – a Morton’s Fork?

Nobu Las Vegas


What’s New in Vegas at JohnMariani.com

Postrio


POSTRIO Lunch – Can’t Stop The Music!

POSTRIO Memories….like the corners of my mind

POSTRIO Fishy Lunch

Prince


Serbian Food Anyone? Anyone?

Prince (Serbian restaurant)


EAT IT OR BEAT IT on KNPR’s State of Nevada

Pub 1842


Pondering the Peripatetic Perplexities of PUB 1842

Punta Cana


PUNTA CANA – DomiNicaraguan Cuisine at its Finest

Pura Vida Bakery & Bystro


Eatin’ la Vida Loca

Rachel’s Kitchen


RACHEL’S KITCHEN – Include Us Out

Radio City Pizza


RADIO CITY PIZZA – Pie Insipidity

Raku


One Day, Two Bad Pizzas and Three Meals

RAKU Kaiseki Dinner

RAKU Rocks!

ABURIYA RAKU in Las Vegas Weekly

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number Four

Rao’s


RAO’S – KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8 Restaurant of the Week

RAO’S Pizza Rocks!

Eat This Now – Seafood Salad at RAO’S

Eat This Now – RAO’S Cheesecake

A Woman’s Place is in the Kitchen

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 34. RAO’S

Restaurant Charlie


RESTAURANT CHARLIE

Restaurant Charlie/Bar Charlie


RESTAURANT CHARLIE/BAR CHARLIE

Restaurant Guy Savoy


A Day with Joel, Guy, a Hottie and a Hare

J & J Szechuan


J & J SZECHUAN + GUY SAVOY = Only in Vegas

Restaurant Guy Savoy


GUY SAVOY Takes It to Another Level

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number Two

Rhythm Kitchen


RHYTHM KITCHEN Re-do

Ri Ra


RI RA – Can Really Fake It

Rice & Company


All-Asian Sunday

Rincon Criollo


Is Cuban Food a Bad Joke? Part Deux

RM Seafood


RM SEAFOOD

RM SEAFOOD LOUNGE – Tasty Snaps

RM Seafood – Sushi Roll Surprise

RM SEAFOOD redux

Eat This Now – Tuna Melt at RM SEAFOOD

Central


Fish ‘n Chips Smackdown – RM v. CENTRAL

RM Upstairs


RM UPSTAIRS -The Best Deal In Town

Road Kill Grill


Guy Fieri Invents a Restaurant!

Roberta’s Cafe


ROBERTA’S CAFE

Rodeo Los Reyes de la Barbacoa estilo Hidalgo


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 47.1 RODEO LOS REYES DE LA BARBACOA ESTILO HIDALGO

Rose. Rabbit.Lie.


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 21. ROSE.RABBIT.LIE.

Rosemary’s


Time Worn and Treasured – ROSEMARY’S on KNPR

Rosemary’s Restaurant


ROSEMARY’S is 10 Years Old!

ROSEMARY’S Lightens Things Up

RUB BBQ


BBQ Blues

Sabada Grille and Restaurant


SABABA Sizzles

Sage


SAGE – A Shawn McClain Restaurant

SAGE on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

We Luv Lura’s Desserts at SAGE

Twist by Pierre Gagnaire


What’s New In Vegas – in John Mariani’s Virtual Gourmet

Joel Robuchon


Desert Companion’s Best of Vegas

Sage


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 14. SAGE

Salvadoreno Restaurant


SALVADORENO – Pulchritudinous Pupusas

Sam Woo BBQ


SAM WOO fails to do so…

Samosa Factory


SAMOSA FACTORY Redux

SAMOSA FACTORY – Reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly

Scarpetta


SCARPETTA – First Look

SCARPETTA – Seriously

Sen of Japan


SEN OF JAPAN is Simply Sensational

Bar Masa


Las Vegas Weekly – The Sushi Issue

Sen of Japan


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 39. SEN OF JAPAN

Sensi


SENSI – Indian Food

SENSI Remains Sensational

Settebello


SETTEBELLO Carbonara Pizza

A Good Book Needs a Good Calzone and Downtown Needs a SETTEBELLO

SETTEBELLO Remains Surpassingly Superior

Settebello Pizzeria


SETTEBELLO Porchetta Pizza

Shin Yakitori House


SHIN YAKITORI Disappointment

Shuseki


SHUSEKI JAPANESE RESTAURANT

Silk Road


SILK ROAD – Artistic Eats Amongst Artifacts of Art and Architecture

SILK ROAD Breakfast

Simon at Palms Place


SIMON Quickie Lunch

Why We Love SIMON

Simon Kitchen & Bar


SIMON Sadly, Insufferably, Stupifies

Simon Restaurant and Lounge


Hot Chicks + Douchebags + Jerry Tarkanian(?) + Bloody Good Bloody Marys + Fun Food = SIMON BRUNCH

Switch


The Trouble With Encore

Sinatra


SINATRA Desserts – Ole Blue Eyes Would Approve

SINATRA – in VEGAS Magazine

Sirio


SIRIO – Reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly

Circo


Italian Smackdown – SIRIO v. CIRCO

SkinnyFATS


On the Inexplicable Popularity of SKINNYFATS

On the Inexplicable Popularity of SKINNYFATS

On the Inexplicable Popularity of SKINNYFATS

On the Inexplicable Popularity of SKINNYFATS

Smashburger


SMASHBURGER

Holstein’s


Best Burgers on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse


Let’s Scotch This Idea…

Social House


Speaking of SOCIAL HOUSE…

Border Grill


A Whole Buncha Lunches

Switch


The Trouble With Encore

Society Cafe


An Easter Parade…To Atrocious Food

SOCIETY Revisited

Sonio’s Cafe


Include Me Out

Soyo Barstaurant


SOYO BARSTAURANT – First Bites

SOYO BARSTAURANT – Second Bites

SOYO Reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly

SOYO on KLAS TV (CBS) Channel 8′s Dishing and Dining

Spago


SPAGO Moroccan/White Truffle Lunch

Cuban and Cookies at SPAGO

Eric Klein – A Man and his Ham

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 24. SPAGO

Spago Beverly Hills


A Week with WOLFGANG and the Wolf Gang

Spicy City


SPICY CITY

Steak ‘n Shake


STEAK ‘n SHAKE Ain’t Always Right In Sight

STK


STK – Speaking of Stephen (Hopcraft, that is…)

Strip House


STRIP HOUSE on News 88.9 FM KNPR – Nevada Public Radio

STRIP HOUSE is Worth the Trip

Archi’s Thai Kitchen


In Case You Missed It – Food Talk with John & Max on KNPR

Strip Steak


120 Dry-Aged Steak at STRIP STEAK

Sugar Factory


SUGAR FACTORY Fractiousness

Happy Labor Day from Hot Hostess Tiffani

Island Sushi


Sushi Smackdown – SUSHI FEVER v. ISLAND SUSHI

Sushi Samba


SUSHI SAMBA

Raku


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number Four

Switch


The Trouble With Encore

SWITCH Redux

Memphis Championship Barbecue


Barbecue Smackdown: T. C.’s v. MEMPHIS Redux

‘Cue Smackdown – T.C.’s RIB CRIB v. MEMPHIS CHAMPIONSHIP BARBECUE

Table 10


TABLE 10 – Reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly

There’s a New Sheriff at TABLE 10

Tableau


TABLEAU goes vegan (sort of)

Calling a Spade a Spade at TABLEAU

Tacos el Gordo


Tacos Galore!

China Mama


Eat It Or Beat It on KNPR’s State of Nevada

Los Tacos


Taco Time!

Taiwan Deli


TAIWAN DELI reviewed in Las Vegas Weekly

Dad’s Grilled Cheese


In Case You Missed It: Food Talk with Max and John on KNPR

Taiwan Deli


A TAIWAN DELI Breakfast

Rice & Company


All-Asian Sunday

Taqueria Canonita


TAQUERIA CANONITA

Technique


Cafe Bleu becomes TECHNIQUE

Terra Rossa


TERRA ROSSA – Anatomy of a Check

Terzetto Steakhouse


TERZETTO

Thai Pepper


THAI PEPPER

The Barrymore


Lunch at THE BARRYMORE

Flame Kebob


Saturday Pot Luck (ELV Gets His Kabobs Konfused)

The Barrymore


THE BARRYMORE – Dinner

Eat This Now – Steakburger at THE BARRYMORE

Holstein’s


HOLSTEIN’S Buns Have Got It Goin’ On

The Fat Greek


THE FAT GREEK

My Big Fat Favorite Greek Food – in Las Vegas Weekly

THE FAT GREEK – Still Worth Russian Too

Eat This Now – Octopus Tiganito at THE FAT GREEK (+ one unique cheeseburger)

Joe’s Stone Crab


Stone Crab Smackdown

The Flame


THE FLAME Shines Brightly at the El Cortez

The Goodwich


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 49. THE GOODWICH

The Hot Dog Guy


THE HOT DOG GUY

The Mad Greek


Road Trip – THE MAD GREEK

THE MAD GREEK – Mediocrity In Our Midst

The V Thai Cuisine


THE V THAI CUISINE

Three Villages Restaurant


THREE VILLAGES…vibrantly vanquishes voraciousness

Todd English P.U.B.


TODD ENGLISH P.U.B.

Waking Up with the Wagners

Todd’s Unique Dining


A Quick Dinner at TODD’S UNIQUE DINING

Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak


The Trouble with Vegas

Tom Colicchio’s Heritage Steak


Top Chump

Tommy Pastrami


TOMMY PASTRAMI

Lindo Michoacan


In Case You Missed It….John & Max on KNPR’s State Of Nevada

Top Notch Barbecue


TOP NOTCH BARBECUE…like the name says

Top Of The World


TOP OF THE WORLD Ma!

Eat This Now – Pork Belly at TOP OF THE WORLD

Triple George


Speaking of Culinary Disasters…

Twin Creeks Steakhouse


TWIN CREEKS STEAKHOUSE

Twist by Pierre Gagnaire


TWIST by Pierre Gagnaire

What’s New In Vegas – in John Mariani’s Virtual Gourmet

TWIST and Shout – in Vegas Magazine

Joel Robuchon


Desert Companion’s Best of Vegas

Twist by Pierre Gagnaire


TWIST Reminds Us of All Cooking Can Be

EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – Number Six

Ubuntu


UBUNTU

Union Restaurant and Bar


Aria Steak Smackdown

Valentino


VALENTINO

You Don’t Know The Truffles We’ve Seen

There’s a Fungus Among Us at VALENTINO

Eat This Now – Pizza and Pasta at VALENTINO

Verandah


A Star Is Born

Verandah Cafe


VERANDAH CAFE + some cupcake hatin’

Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse


VIC & ANTHONY’S STEAKHOUSE

Vintner Grill


VINTNER GRILL Cobb Salad

VINTNER GRILL

Eat This Now – Filet Cobb at VINTNER GRILL

Viva Arepas


Holy Pabellon Batman! VIVA AREPAS is Terrific!

Vosges Haut’Chocolat


VOSGES HAUT CHOCOLAT (and Wine Experience)

Wally’s Desert Turtle


Road Trip – WALLY’S DESERT TURTLE

Switch


The Trouble With Encore

Wazuzu


Whassup With WAZUZU?

Weaver D’s


Georgia On My Mind

Weera Thai


THAI Me Up THAI Me Down

WEERA THAI – Simply Wonderful

WEERA THAI in Las Vegas Weekly

Border Grill


A Whole Buncha Lunches

Wicked Spoon Buffet


WICKED SPOON BUFFET

Wing Lei


WING LEI’s Ming Yu Cooks New for Chow Dawn Fat

Wolfgang Puck Cafe at Springs Preserve


WOLFGANG PUCK CAFE at Springs Preserve

Yagyu Yaginiku


YAGYU YAGINIKU

Yagyu Yakiniku


YAGYU, MARU and GARFIELD’S – An Eating Odyssey

Yard House


Eat This Now – Béarnaise Sliders at YARD HOUSE

Yassou Greek Grill


Kali Orixi at YASSOU!

Yassou Greek Grille Cafe


Eat This Now – Greek Spaghetti with Mizithra Cheese at YASSOU!

Yellowtail


YELLOWTAIL – Getting Back to Back’s Degustation

YELLOWTAIL Redux

Yi Mei Champion Taiwan Deli


CHAMPION GOURMET Returns!

Yonaka


Yonaka: Modern Japanese, Even More Modern-er

Yonaka Modern Japanese


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 11. YONAKA

Ping Pang Pong


Dat Sum Dim Sum And Dem Sum

Yunnan Garden


Something New at YUNNAN GARDEN

Yusho


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 22. YUSHO

Zeffirino


Bad Italian Food Review – ZEFFIRINO’S

Zen Japanese Curry & Toppings


The Best Restaurant in Town

Zen Japanese Curry and Toppings


EATING LAS VEGAS – The 50 Essential Restaurants – 48. ZEN JAPANESE CURRY

Flame Kebob


Saturday Pot Luck (ELV Gets His Kabobs Konfused)
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