Archive for the ‘Wake Up With the Wagners’

The Original (and still the best) Caesar Salad

July 25, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Food, Wake Up With the Wagners 3 Comments →

Beat the Heat With KUMA SNOW CREAM on News 3 With Kim and Dana Wagner

July 18, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Food, Spring Mountain Road, Wake Up With the Wagners 1 Comment →

Yours truly gets to cough his way through a tasty segment on the best shaved ice in town — with good sports Kim and Dana Wagner — this morning on KSNV TV Channel 3. Ahhhh…the joys of live television.

Behold:

Vive La France! on News 3 With Kim and Dana Wagner

July 11, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Events, Wake Up With the Wagners 4 Comments →

Great Food in Odd Places on KSNV TV – News 3 with Kim and Dana Wagner

June 27, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Food, Wake Up With the Wagners Comments Off

Celebrity Chefs Doing It Right on Channel 3

June 22, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Chefs, Food, Openings, Wake Up With the Wagners 1 Comment →

Mother’s Day Memo: Eat at Home

May 09, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Rant, Wake Up With the Wagners 4 Comments →

It’s the absolute, lead pipe cinch, without a doubt, out-and-out, consummate,  worst day of the year to eat in a restaurant.

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SUZUYA PASTRIES Featured on My News 3

April 11, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Chefs, Food, Wake Up With the Wagners Comments Off

More Hidden Gems

(Hard to find but worth it!)

1.    SUZUYA PASTRIES & CREPES – 7225 South Durango Dr.

2.    I-NABA – 3210 South Decatur Blvd.

3.    YUNNAN GARDEN – 3934 Schiff Dr.

4.    SHOKU RAMEN-YA – 470 East Windmill Ln.

Up Yours Henderson (kidding) on My News 3

April 06, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Food, Openings, Wake Up With the Wagners Comments Off

HIDDEN GEMS

(Hard to find but worth it!)

The Blind Pig - 4515 Dean Martin Dr.

Chef Flemming’s Bake Shop – 7 South Water Street, Henderson

Fat Choy – Inside the Eureka Casino, 595 East Sahara Ave.

Rock ‘N’ Noodle – 1108 South 3rd Street

Secret Pizza – Inside The Cosmopolitan

Savoring the Sweet 16 on My News 3

March 29, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Events, Food, Wake Up With the Wagners Comments Off

ELV: Now that the University of Louisville has suffered a (select one:  bonecrushing, gut-wrenching, ego-deflating, gonad-shriveling) defeat at the hands of hated Kentucky, ELV is barely able to crawl out of bed this morning. Those of you still interested in the (select one: stupid, juvenile, overrated, sophomoric, commercial-driven, corrupt, made-for-television freak show) NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament might want to watch this….but what’s the point? ELV is retiring to his hovel with a bag of Cheetos and a quart of Maker’s Mark for the day. That is all.

SAVORING THE SWEET 16

(Best Sports Bars)

Pizza Rock – 201 N. 3rd Street

Todd English P.U.B. – Aria Hotel and Casino

Aces and Ales – 3470 S. Nellis Blvd.

Steiner’s – Multiple locations

Lagasse Stadium – Palazzo Hotel and Casino

New Kids On the Block (on My News 3)

March 22, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Openings, Wake Up With the Wagners Comments Off

ELV — sporting more chins than a Chinese phone book — discussed our recent (neighborhood) restaurant renaissance and ramen revolution with Kim Wagner yesterday on KSNV TV – My News 3, and announced his top picks among these notable and noshable newcomers.

The Commissary – Downtown Grand Hotel, 206 N. 3rd Street

Cornish Pasty Co. – Commercial Center, 953 East Sahara Ave.

District One Kitchen & Bar – 3400 South Jones Blvd.

The Goodwich – 1516 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Fat Dumpling – 3959 W. Spring Mountain Road

Hiromaru – 5300 W. Spring Mountain Road

Stewart + Ogden – Downtown Grand Hotel, 206 N. 3rd Street