The salmon are on the move - and they're a lot closer to home than youmight think. Hundreds of crimson-hued kokanee salmon are swimming upstream and spawning in Taylor Creek, on thesouth shore of Lake Tahoe just 10 miles across the border from the silver state.
The Hard Rock Cafe, including the two Las Vegas locations, has introduced a vegetarian menu available through Nov. 13. Among its offerings: Buffalo-style cauliflower "wings," a grilled ratatouille wrap and even a Very Veggie 'Tini, made with fresh vegetable juice, Greek yogurt and Tito's Handmade Vodka. Just beet it!
The barbecue situation in Southern Nevada, which at times has been downright depressing, is getting better and better all the time. One of the latest entrants is Henderson's Big B's Texas BBQ, which certainly has a way with brisket and a whole lot of other things. Brisket is difficult to smoke.
Consider the pasta-bilities. Rabbit ragu Carson Kitchen Crispy braised rabbit legs and rabbit roulade are served atop roasted spaghetti squash with shaved Parmesan and parsley, $14. Seafood Fra Diavolo Redwood Steakhouse, California hotel Shrimp, crab, clams and mussels are tossed in spicy marinara on linguine at the newly renovated restaurant, $26.
Just in time for the Las Vegas PRIDE parade and festival this weekend, here's the Rainbow Latte at Sambalatte Torrefazione. Created by barista/manager/technician Mason Salisbury at the company's location at the Monte Carlo, it can be made with any of the shop's hot drinks, as long as cold milk is used.
If you're looking for a foodie gift with at least a sort-of local connection, consider the aptly named My Sister's Extra Virgin Olive Oil available at Estiatorio Milos restaurant at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. It's made in Greece by the sister of Milos owner Costas Spiliadis, and it's $35 for a 16.8-ounce bottle.
If you've always wanted to try authentic Japanese Kobe beef, here's your chance - because that other stuff you've had, with its confusing American/Japanese/Wagyu/Kobe-style monikers wasn't the real thing. David Walzog, executive chef at SW Steakhouse at Wynn Las Vegas, and Larry Olmsted, author of "Real Food, Fake Food" - which explains, among many other things, how much of that Kobe out there isn't - will host a "Kobe vs.
You can catch your own fresh salmon in Lake Tahoe and several local restaurants will prepare it for you. Southern Nevadans are not so lucky, but they're not completely left out either. There are several types of salmon available here and we check in with chefs about their favorites.
Baked beans are one of those regional foods for which substitutions generally are not acceptable - and sometimes that extends to the packaging. Van and Karen Bohrer are looking for B&M Baked Beans in 16-ounce cans, preferably in the northwest, and their fellow Taste of the Town readers found them all over the valley.
The Barrymore at Royal Resort, 305 Convention Center Drive, is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a throwback menu through Nov. 6 of such dishes as vitello tonnato, $15; lobster deviled eggs, $12; and duck confit with creamy farro and truffle cheese, $29. Call 702-407-5303.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".