Archive for the ‘Wake Up With the Wagners’

Our First Impressions of the Impressive Line-Up at SLS on KSNV Channel 3

August 29, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Chefs, Openings, Wake Up With the Wagners No Comments →

HERBS & RYE Shakes Things Up on Channel 3

August 22, 2014 By: John Curtas Category: Liquor/Liqueur/Libations, Wake Up With the Wagners 1 Comment →

Master mixologist (or is he a bartender?) Nectaly Mendoza brought his luscious libations to KSNV TV – Channel 3 this morning as we featured his bar/restaurant: Herbs & Rye in our review of favorite Vegas watering holes.

Kudos to Nec for being such a good sport (and for starting our weekend buzz early), and congrats to his crew for scoring the “People’s Choice” award last month at “Tales of the Cocktail” in New Orleans.

And for those of you looking to up your drinking game this weekend, here are my favorite watering holes:

Herbs & Rye

Scullery

Downtown Cocktail Room

Velveteen Rabbit

Carnevino

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