Elixir’s food is pretty good, but while the website promises “fresh food prepared by our chef daily,” and I don’t doubt that some of it is, there’s a straight-from-the-purveyor feel to much of it.
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Stewart + Ogden tries to fulfill a dual role, morphing from a breakfast/lunch spot to a “sophisticated bistro.”
There’s been a trend around here lately in which eminent chefs generally known for their high-end restaurants open casual, sports-barry, middle-of-the-road places, either in addition to their more posh spots or to replace one or more of them.
Thai restaurants have become so numerous in the valley that they have to figure out how to stand out in the crowd. Naga Thai has found a number of ways to do it.
As a critic and as a writer in general, I’ve always thought that proclaiming anything “America’s best” or “Nevada’s best” or “Las Vegas’ best” is just wrong.
An autumn harvest festival sponsored by fresh 52 farmers’ markets is scheduled 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd.
One of the coolest things about my job is who might be on the other end of the line when the phone rings.
Whether you like Novecento comes down to this: What do you see in your mind and anticipate on your tastebuds when you hear the word “pizza”? Novecento serves the real thing, Neapolitan-style pizza in the style of the place the pie was born.
When I reviewed Le Thai in downtown Las Vegas a while back, I remember thinking (and writing) that it was just right for the area, and that I could really feel things in the Fremont East district coalescing at last. I felt optimistic for downtown — an optimism that was only reinforced by our more recent dinner at La Comida.
The Maytag Blue Cheese Souffle and many of the other upscale touches from Bradley Ogden’s first, eponymous Las Vegas restaurant are missing from his decidedly downscale second one, Hops & Harvest … not that there’s anything wrong with that.