Sicily has been producing wine for thousands of years and some of the oldest native grape varieties are found here. For a wine at less than $6, Epicuro Nero D’Avola has staggering fruit.
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Readers recommend spots for falafels and provide two recipes for KFC-style cole slaw.
CHICKEN WITH FREEKEH
The cult classic Shake Shack opened at the new The Park along the Strip at New York New York. The restaurant has acquired a following for its 100-percent Angus burgers, hot dogs cooked crisp on a flat-top grill and frozen custard creations including concretes.
It’s easy to think of meaty stews when the temperature drops, but that’s not the only option. Try something new with comfort foods in which the vegetables dominate.
This Australian cab from the Penfolds family offers great bang for the buck. It is a great little overachiever of a wine and at just under $5 per bottle.
Twist, the lofty realm of Michelin-starred chef Pierre Gagnaire on the 23rd floor of the Mandarin Oriental at CityCenter, is the latest Las Vegas restaurant to receive a AAA Five Diamond Award. Twist joins repeat performers Joel Robuchon at MGM Grand, Le Cirque and Picasso at Bellagio and Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace.
The fact that Blue Fin differentiates between sushi and rolls was a good initial sign that was followed by a great experience in food, atmosphere and service. We loved the Cajun tuna nigiri sushi, the Marisa Special and Golden Tiger rolls and a Screaming Orgasm starter.
It’s not often you walk into a restaurant in Commercial Center and wonder if you’ve mistakenly wandered through a portal to England. But that’s the feeling you’ll likely have after walking into the Cornish Pasty Co.
If the name doesn’t give it away, we’ll spell it out: Frijoles Grilled Tacos prides itself on serving authentic Mexican food. The eatery sits a few blocks west of Rainbow Boulevard on the northwest corner of Antelope Way, but it would fit in well on any street corner in Tijuana, Mexico.
Everyone needs a good breakfast spot. Nothing flashy, just a solid, go-to place for homestyle cooking. In North Las Vegas, Harvest Cafe fits the bill.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
Get ready for Fresh Squeezed Juice Week — which is Saturday through Jan. 23 — with one of these healthy choices.
Wolfgang Puck’s Downtown Summerlin restaurant will survive the suburbs, where other celebrity chefs have failed, because of a varied, accessible menu and attentive service.
Each week Neon spotlights a different cuisine in the Dining Guide, with Asian restaurants this week.
The Blvd. Cocktail Co. at The Linq, 3535 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has introduced Moonshine Mondays, beginning from 8 to 11 p.m. Monday.
Foggy Veil comes from vineyards in Santa Barbara County, arguably the best area for these Rhone varietals to grow in the United States. It’s also available in Las Vegas at a bargain price.
The key to braising is low and slow — roasting something (generally meat) in liquid at a low temperature for a long time. It not only creates deeply flavored, hearty dishes, it’s a good way to use less expensive cuts.
Every deli offers an Italian sub, but Taste of the Town readers offer their suggestions for the best.
Here’s a recipe for spaghetti with cherry tomato sauce from “Healthy Slow Cooker Revolution” by America’s Test Kitchen.
An offshoot of the original in Auckland, New Zealand, Urban Turban opened late last month at 3900 Paradise Road. The restaurant serves tapas versions of classic Indian dishes from an assortment of cuisines on the sub-continent and beyond.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said it would suspend pork sales at about a third of its U.S. restaurants, following a routine audit that revealed one of its suppliers was not complying with its animal-welfare standards.
The first White Castle in Las Vegas is scheduled to open soon at the Best Western Plus Casino Royale on the Strip. And the restaurant is holding a job fair Wednesday through Friday at the Terrible Herbst Employment Center at 5775 S. Polaris Road at Russell Road.