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EDO Gastro Tapas & Wine | Tasteful Tapas in Las Vegas’s Chinatown

Las Vegas, NV- EDO Tapas is another of my favorites in Las Vegas. It is not located on The Strip, but is a swanky little Spanish wine restaurant in Chinatown. Many of my Vegas food friends and I have always raved about EDO, and I had also enjoyed their original food truck 'Boqueria Street'. They… Continue reading EDO Gastro Tapas & Wine | Tasteful Tapas in Las Vegas’s Chinatown

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Anima by EDO | Delicious Dining in Las Vegas

Anima by EDO is one of Las Vegas's local gems, and is one of my favorite restaurants to dine within the city. It is the newest concept by EDO Gastro Tapas, which happens to be another local favorite of mine. The creative dishes offered here go beyond the traditional tapas, although their tapas are outstanding.… Continue reading Anima by EDO | Delicious Dining in Las Vegas

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Al Solito Posto – Chef James Trees | ‘At the Usual Place’ in Las Vegas, Nevada

Al Solito Posto,"At the usual place", has become one of my usual places in Las Vegas. Chef James Trees has been a Las Vegas favorite chef for a few years now, and has opened several popular restaurants- Al Solito Posto, Ada's Wine, and Esther's Kitchen. Each having a different concept, but all offering sumptuouhttps://www.adaslv.com/s dishes,… Continue reading Al Solito Posto – Chef James Trees | ‘At the Usual Place’ in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Ada’s Wine – Chef James Trees | A Perfect Place for Wine & Food in Las Vegas

James Beard Award Finalist Chef James Trees has definitely made an impression here in Las Vegas. With Esther's Kitchen, Al Solito Posto, and again with Ada's Wine (Chef James Trees & LEV Group). I knew that I was going to love Ada's because I have enjoyed everything that Chef James Trees has brought to Vegas.… Continue reading Ada’s Wine – Chef James Trees | A Perfect Place for Wine & Food in Las Vegas

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Esther’s Kitchen – Chef James Trees | Modern Italian Cuisine in Las Vegas’s Art District

Chef James Trees is one of our favorite chefs here in Las Vegas, and he has opened up several outstanding restaurants- Esther's Kitchen, Al Solito Posto, and Ada's Wine Bar. All of them happen to be a few of my Vegas favorites, as well as my friends who love to dine. Esther's Kitchen was our… Continue reading Esther’s Kitchen – Chef James Trees | Modern Italian Cuisine in Las Vegas’s Art District

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Restaurant Guy Savoy – A Two Michelin Star Dining Experience | Las Vegas, Nevada

You can count on two hands the number of Michelin Star restaurants in Las Vegas, and all of them are located along The Strip. There is a total of nine, all ranging from one star, two stars, and to the illustrious three stars, which is Joel Robuchon at MGM Hotel and Casino. I have been… Continue reading Restaurant Guy Savoy – A Two Michelin Star Dining Experience | Las Vegas, Nevada

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The Eiffel Tower Restaurant | Las Vegas, Nevada

As a Las Vegas local who enjoys fine dining, I have been asked many times over for restaurant recommendations on 'The Strip' - a swanky restaurant that offers the quintessential Vegas WOW moment. After a short question and answer session, one of my favorite recommendations has been The Eiffel Tower Restaurant, located inside the Paris… Continue reading The Eiffel Tower Restaurant | Las Vegas, Nevada

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The Petrossian Bar – Caviar and Afternoon Tea | Las Vegas, Nevada

The Petrosian Bar inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas offers the best of both posh worlds; caviar service and afternoon tea, as well as a Caviar Afternoon Tea. This location shows off the more sophisticated side of this city, especially when it comes to enjoying the finer things. Petrossian Caviar Service Petrossian… Continue reading The Petrossian Bar – Caviar and Afternoon Tea | Las Vegas, Nevada

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A Taste of Spring Wine Dinner with Master Sommelier, Carmelo Messina | Tuscany Gardens in Las Vegas, Nevada

Fine dining in Las Vegas has always been a favorite past time of mine, especially when it is a multiple coursed dinner with wine pairing. It gets even better when dinner is hosted by a Master Sommelier as he discusses each wine, the regions of which they came, and how to taste the food with… Continue reading A Taste of Spring Wine Dinner with Master Sommelier, Carmelo Messina | Tuscany Gardens in Las Vegas, Nevada

U.S. National Parks

Death Valley National Park | Exploring California

Living in Las Vegas has given me great opportunities to visit many national parks. We are a few hours from the magnificent parks in Utah, and less than two hours away from Death Valley National Park in California. Over the past decade, I have taken various road trips visiting many of the wonderous natural sites… Continue reading Death Valley National Park | Exploring California

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Valley of Fire State Park | Exploring Nevada

Getting off the Las Vegas strip for most visitors is unheard of, but there is more to this fair city than the bright lights, gambling, and buffets. We have state parks, camping, mountains, forests, scenic drives, and desert hikes. There is a lot of natural beauty in Nevada, and one favorite for locals is the… Continue reading Valley of Fire State Park | Exploring Nevada

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The Swanky STK Steakhouse | Las Vegas, Nevada

STK inside the Cosmopolitan is a swanky on The Strip steakhouse, with a club like vibe to it. One would think that the draw into STK would be that party feel with a live DJ in the house, but the food and cocktails are just as big of a draw. We had come in for… Continue reading The Swanky STK Steakhouse | Las Vegas, Nevada

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The Magnificent Mastro’s Ocean Club | Las Vegas, Nevada

Have you ever walked into the Shops at Crystals located on the Las Vegas Strip, saw the brown wooden cage like restaurant, and thought "I want to eat in there"? I have many times, but just never got around to doing it until several nights ago. My friend decided to have a small birthday dinner… Continue reading The Magnificent Mastro’s Ocean Club | Las Vegas, Nevada

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Dinner at the Top of the World Revolving Restaurant | Las Vegas, Nevada

Top of the World is the place to be on 'top of the world', or on top of Vegas at least. I had come in for dinner with a couple of my food friends for our January birthdays, and it was a delicious and an extraordinary experience. In the 10+ years that I have lived… Continue reading Dinner at the Top of the World Revolving Restaurant | Las Vegas, Nevada

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The Black Sheep | Award Winning Vietnamese Fusion Cuisine in Las Vegas

I am not ashamed to say that I have always been considered the 'Black Sheep' of my family. I believe that is why this Southwest neighborhood Las Vegas restaurant and I have clicked since they opened. The Black Sheep has been the restaurant that I frequent most regularly for dinner with family and friends. This… Continue reading The Black Sheep | Award Winning Vietnamese Fusion Cuisine in Las Vegas

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Chef Brian Howard’s Sparrow + Wolf | Modern American Cuisine in Vegas’s Chinatown

Las Vegas, NV- There are a handful of restaurants that I enjoy going back to in Las Vegas, for their inventive seasonal menus and extraordinary service. Sparrow + Wolf is on that list. The first time I dined here was soon after they first opened in the summer of 2017, and we were seated in… Continue reading Chef Brian Howard’s Sparrow + Wolf | Modern American Cuisine in Vegas’s Chinatown

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Partage | Modern French Dining in Las Vegas

When I first heard of Partage and was told that an upscale French Wine Restaurant had just opened several doors down from The Golden Tiki in Chinatown, I had my hesitations. I should have known better than to doubt the intentions of this restaurant because a year or so prior, Chef Brian Howard opened up… Continue reading Partage | Modern French Dining in Las Vegas

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The Golden Tiki | Lit in Las Vegas, NV

Venturing off the Las Vegas Strip for visitors is something that does not happen often. If it does it means that you have been to Sin City a couple of times, or know locals in the area. Let me tell you a something, there is a whole other world outside of The Strip which includes… Continue reading The Golden Tiki | Lit in Las Vegas, NV

Food Journals

For the Love of Afternoon Tea – Part Two

Is it love or an obsession? I may be obsessed with my love for afternoon tea, or I may be in love with my obsession. At this point in the game, I doubt it matters. Tea Lounge - Waldorf Astoria, Las Vegas I have always delighted in the whole experience; the formality and the deliciousness… Continue reading For the Love of Afternoon Tea – Part Two

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Din Tai Fung | Heavenly Dumplings in Sin City

Las Vegas, Nevada - Thanks be to the Dumpling Gods and Goddesses who brought Ding Tai Fung to Las Vegas during this peculiar year of 2020! I love a good dumpling and DTF delivers, thankfully so did the Aria in Las Vegas. I have chowed down at both the Din Tai Fungs in Santa Clara… Continue reading Din Tai Fung | Heavenly Dumplings in Sin City