The Gold Spike has morphed into a sort of extension of the nearby Zappos headquarters, with “co-working” space during the day and plenty to do at night, including Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night and Down & Derby disco skating parties.
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Crowded off the supermarket shelves by newer flavors and what seems like a million variations of Coke, those old-favorite soft drinks still strike a chord with many people, including Gerald Garnett, who’s looking for birch beer. And his fellow Taste of the Town readers have sources for him.
Overall, chef Beni Velazquez and Essence & Herbs have lots to offer, including the potential for better days for Montelago Village.
Linda and Joseph DiRosa happen to be looking for marble rye, and their fellow Taste of the Town readers found it in many places in the valley.
Eve Mikutowicz is searching for “chicken” lobsters, which run about 1½ pounds. Readers turn up a couple of places to find them.
How much you’ll enjoy Max’s Restaurant pretty much depends on how familiar you are with Filipino food. Unless, of course, you stick with their famous fried chicken.
Sometimes presentation is everything, and Salute at Red Rock Resort does a better job of presentation than most Italian restaurants that come readily to mind.
We’re receiving 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.
For reasons that have mostly to do with a flurry of restaurant openings when it made its debut last summer, it took me awhile to get toZydeco Po-Boys in downtown Las Vegas. Take my advice: Don’t make the same mistake.
Despite the restaurant’s retooling, the spirit of the Big Easy lives on in subtle culinary touches.
We’d heard that things were changing at the Boulevard Mall, but we didn’t know how much they were changing until we dined at Olivia’s Mexican Restaurant.
National Hot Dog Month may be over but summer will always be hot dog season, and this week we have both hot dogs and buns in the news.
What a racket. It actually was a racket — properly called a rachetta — that drew me into La Bella Napoli Pizzeria at Town Square.
Daniel Gentilcore is looking for old-fashioned watermelons with black seeds and not the “misnamed seedless watermelon that has hundreds of tiny white seeds.”
The beauty of the mash-up of Carlito’s Burritos and Live-Fire-Q is that you can order from both menus.
It appears I’m far from alone in my appreciation of this Mexican favorite, because many readers had suggestions for John Ravage, who’s looking for “the perfect relleno.”
It’s all poutine, all the time at Smoke’s Poutinerie. In case you’re not familiar, poutine is french fries topped with cheese curds and gravy. Yes, it’s pretty much a soggy mess, but like a lot of soggy messes it’s acquired a cult following.
Farmer’s cheese, used to fill pierogies and for other Eastern European specialties, is pretty difficult to find in Southern Nevada, but Taste of the Town readers have spotted it for Gerri Zipser.
Harvest, Bellagio’s relatively new farm-to-table restaurant from longtime resort chef Roy Ellamar, has snack and dessert wagons, or carts, that travel from table to table, sort of like those in a dim sum place.
If you want a really authentic Japanese restaurant, you’re most likely to wander into the little places in and around Chinatown. But if you want Americanized Japanese, you go to a place like Kabuki, and not that there’s anything wrong with that.
I generally look at our ethnic restaurants — especially those representing less-familiar cuisines — as celebrating the diversity of Southern Nevada. But Las Americas does a pretty good job of celebrating diversity all on its own.
Every now and then we miss a favorite dish from a restaurant or bakery that is no longer with us. For Carolyn Lizama, it is the cheese Danish from Albina’s bakery.
It doesn’t break any new culinary ground. But the fact that it’s a good Irish-American pub, where the beer is reliably cold, may make McFadden’s a Town Square survivor.
Taste of the Town devotees are fond of the popular Southern favorite and know where to find it in the valley
Maybe it’s the old rebel in me, but I have an inherent appreciation for a restaurant that bucks trends. Sunset Station’s Sonoma Cellar these days is bucking not one but two.