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I'm the restaurant critic for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and a dedicated foodie.

This week’s 5 best bets for dining in Las Vegas

reviewjournal.com — If the Riviera isn't on your schedule this summer - and we're talking about the Italian or French Riviera, not the one on the Strip that recently was imploded - you can make believe by partaking of the new cocktail-pairing menu at Rivea at The Delano.

Emphasis on presentation evident in Salute’s dishes

reviewjournal.com — Yup, sometimes presentation is everything. Perusing the pasta selections at the new Salute at Red Rock Resort, I paused at the Salute Signature Pasta ($24), "signature" or "house special" being the kind of words that restaurant critics tend to look for.

Lucky Dragon, being built near Las Vegas Strip, announces restaurant offerings

reviewjournal.com — Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino, which is expected to open late this year on Sahara Avenue just west of the Strip, has announced its lineup of restaurants, and they're in keeping with its stated goal of being the "premier authentic Asian destination in Las Vegas."

Therapy in downtown Las Vegas is serving If You Like Pina Coladas

reviewjournal.com — Celebrate the waning days of summer and cooler climes ahead with a frozen pina colada from Therapy in downtown Las Vegas. The If You Like Pina Coladas is a blend of Selvarey Cacao Rum, banana rum, Dry Sack sherry, pineapple juice, coconut cream and fresh pineapple. ...

Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino announces restaurant offerings

reviewjournal.com — Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino, which is expected to open late this year on Sahara Avenue just west of the Strip, has announced its lineup of restaurants, and they're in keeping with its stated goal of being the "premier authentic Asian destination in Las Vegas."

Ethel M teams up with the High Roller for chocolate treats in the sky

reviewjournal.com — Chocoholics who maintain that chocolate makes the world go 'round can feel at least a little vindicated by the latest offering by the High Roller, the 550-foot observation wheel at The Linq on the Strip: chocolate tastings in the sky. Beginning Sept.

5 spots in Las Vegas to try before the end of National Panini Month

reviewjournal.com — Have a panino - or two panini - before National Panini Month ends Salmon Vintner Grill Available only at lunch, it's Atlantic salmon with cucumber, pea sprouts, heirloom tomatoes and dill cream spread, $16. Turkey kale The Perq, SLS Las Vegas Slices of ciabatta are sandwiched around pesto, roasted turkey, fresh mozzarella, kale and roasted red pepper and grilled, $10.25.

How to cook seafood like a Las Vegas chef

reviewjournal.com — There's something fishy, it seems, about preparing seafood at home. Part of it is the ... umm ... fragrance, which can linger in and around the kitchen for days. Part of it is uncertainty about finding the right fish or shellfish.

Libertine Social at Mandalay Bay strives to offer creative food and more

reviewjournal.com — It's not something you'd expect to hear from a James Beard Award-winning chef discussing his latest venture. "It started off as a restaurant," Shawn McClain said of the newly opened Libertine Social at Mandalay Bay. "But it's so dynamic, it's hard to put a label on it."

Readers find Manhattan clam chowder

reviewjournal.com — Soup weather is rapidly approaching, and with it requests from readers looking for specific types of soups. Recently it was Gregory Admundson, looking for recommendations for places that serve or supermarkets that sell Manhattan clam chowder. And his fellow Taste of the Town readers, as always, came through.
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Aug 01, 2016

Cracker Barrel North Las Vegas opening pushed back to mid- to late October.

Jul 21, 2016

Black Bear Diner to open third valley location 6 a.m. July 27 at 8565 W. Sahara Ave.

Jul 15, 2016

Offshoot of Truckee landmark Squeeze In opens at 5165 S. Fort Apache Road, promising "best omelets on the planet."

Jul 14, 2016

Kneaders changes opening at 7100 W. Craig Road to 4:30 p.m. today. Still free french toast to first 100 Friday and Saturday.

Jul 14, 2016

Kneaders opens second valley bakery cafe 4:30 p.m. Friday, 7100 W. Craig Road. Free cinnamon french toast to first 100 Friday and Saturday.

Jul 01, 2016

BarMasa and Tetsu Teppan Grill at Aria to close at 11 p.m. July 31.

Jul 01, 2016

The Beat coffee house to close on or before Sept. 30 to make way for Eureka!

Jul 01, 2016

The Hubert Keller Burger at Burger Bar, Mandalay Place, among The Daily Meal's America's 15 Best Burgers.


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