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Distinct and Distinguished: DELMONICO

Like a few other time-worn and treasured eateries, Delmonico has been around so long we tend to take it for granted. (Eating Las Vegas is gruntled by the fact that our food revolution has now been going on for so long that we actually have excellent restaurants that can be considered gastronomic treasures. When we moved back to Vegas in September 1990, the town’s idea of a gourmet landmark was Piero’s and the Alpine Village Inn.)

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In all the world there is nothing that someone cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and those who consider price alone are this man’s lawful prey. – John Ruskin

Back in the day there was a  flashing blue light.

Back then, Bob Taylor’s Ranch House was a pip of a place, and gave the term “adventures in eating” a whole new meaning.

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Letter of the Week – ELV’s Brilliance Confirmed…Down Under?…or in The Great White North


G’Day ELV!

My bride and I were in your “humble burg” on Sept. 20 and left on Sept. 27 mainly to attend the Barrett-Jackson auction (as observers only) and as always to try out some of your culinary suggestions.

I thought you might be interested in my observations. We “did” three new-to-us locations; Chada Street on Spring Mountain Road, Glutton on East Carson & Tapas by Alex Stratta in Tivoli Village.

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