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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 Valley… 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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Esther’s Kitchen | Modern Italian Cuisine in Las Vegas’s Art District

In the last several years that I have lived in Las Vegas, the Arts District has been undergoing a tasteful gentrification with luxury condominiums, art galleries, fun retro stores, and impressive dining establishments. Not many tourists know about this neighborhood, so us locals get to indulge in this up and coming Las Vegas area for… Continue reading Esther’s Kitchen | Modern Italian Cuisine in Las Vegas’s Art District

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

Las Vegas, NV- EDO Tapas had been on my restaurant radar for quite sometime before I walked into this swanky little Spanish wine restaurant in Chinatown. Many of my Vegas food friends had raved about EDO and I always enjoyed their original food truck 'Boqueria Street'. I am not sure what took me so long… Continue reading EDO Gastro Tapas & Wine | Tasteful Tapas in Las Vegas’s Chinatown

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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

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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 Din Tai Fung in Santa Clara, California last… Continue reading Din Tai Fung | Heavenly Dumplings in Sin City

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La Maison de Maggie | The Best Crepes in Las Vegas

That is my opinion but also the opinion of the Las Vegas community! Since 2015, Maggie has been creating authentic French crepes, galettes, baguette sandwiches and other true to her native homeland dishes. This cozy cafe was such a little French food powerhouse, that in 2018 they were awarded the 'Best of Las Vegas- Bronze… Continue reading La Maison de Maggie | The Best Crepes in Las Vegas

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The Tea Lounge at Waldorf Astoria – The Swankiest Afternoon Tea in Sin City

Las Vegas, Nevada - They say that the third time is a charm, meaning after the third time something is attempted, luck will prevail. That lucky rule did prevail one Sunday afternoon, after several years of attempting to sit inside the Tea Lounge at the Waldorf Astoria in Las Vegas. It was for their afternoon… Continue reading The Tea Lounge at Waldorf Astoria – The Swankiest Afternoon Tea in Sin City