While our choices for Cuban food in Las Vegas are a little low in number these days, they are very high in quality, and Cuba Cafe is a prime example of that.
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After searching since February, a reader finally comes through for a recipe for tuna poke.
HP Sauce (reportedly so named because its creator heard that the Houses of Parliament were serving it), which is beloved of British ex-pats and Anglophiles for its distinctive flavor, is the subject of a search by Shirley Sparks. Her fellow Taste of the Town readers found four sources, though none in Henderson, as Sparks desired. Marion Dutra found it at the International Marketplace at 5000 S. Decatur Blvd. and at the commissary at Nellis Air Force Base, for those who have commissary privileges. Margaret Dillard found it at Cost Plus World Market at 2151 N. Rainbow Blvd.; there’s another Cost Plus at 3890 Blue Diamond Road. And Catherine Tully said it’s sold at the RiRa Irish pub at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
I’ve written a lot during the past few years about how much I enjoy the experimental fusions popping up around the valley, involving Korean, Japanese or Indian flavors fused with elements of, usually, Mexican and Asian cuisines.
Ruth Duer is looking for pickled eggs, and her fellow readers know where to find them. Pat Ilic emailed that she bought some “puckery” ones at Cost Plus World Market at 3890 Blue Diamond Road; there’s another Cost Plus at 2151 N. Rainbow Blvd. Jim Johnson found them at the Smart &Final at 3750 E. Flamingo Road. And Charlie Weakland said pickled eggs produced in the Amish country of Ohio and in regular, red (beet) and jalapeno flavors are available at the C-A-L Ranch Store at 232 N. Jones Blvd.
I was a little surprised at how normal Culinary Dropout is.
T he search for good fried fish seems an eternal one among Review-Journal readers. And so when a reader exulted over the fried fish at Shucks Tavern, I decided it was time for a visit.
There’s plenty of bad barbecue out there, although I wouldn’t say any particular region is to blame. And I also wouldn’t say you’re likely to find any of it at Tucky’s.
Taste of the Town correspondents say they’re willing to drive to find the best fried fish in the valley.
Janet Schell wrote recently in search of instant coffee “that tastes like coffee,” adding that it “seems I’ve tried them all, and some don’t even smell like coffee when opened.” And in their customary style, readers came to the rescue.
It’s got beer, music, beer, warm daytime sunshine, beer, soft night-time breezes, beer, beach umbrellas and more beer. The only element of Spring Break missing from the new Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas is the beach.
7-Eleven is offering $1.50 Slurpees to anyone who brings in their own cup between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
After we recently reported readers’ sources for hot cross buns, Claudia Wright emailed to share her recipe, which she said is easy and makes tender buns.
More than 30 brewery tents, eight food trucks, “beer-centric” vendors, brewing demonstrations and live music will be part of the fourth annual Boulder City Beerfest.
We’ve had more than our share of “garlic” edamame over the years, and what every version had in common was that the garlic flavor was way, way too mild — sometimes to the point of being undetectable.
Tickets are on sale for the 42nd annual UNLVino, set for April 14 to 16.
When Wendy Bailey emailed a few weeks ago in search of Kraft Roka Blue and Old English cheeses for making a family favorite cheese ball, she promised to share the recipe if Taste of the Town readers came through.
I remember, not too many years ago, when the concept of seafood in the desert was a punch line complete with rim shot.
Supermarkets may sometimes stock an item in a location that isn't real logical to you and me.
We knew we were in trouble when our server at F. Pigalle said the red wine was burgundy — which, we felt sure, wasn't Burgundy, mainly because it's all-you-can-drink, included with dinner, and therefore probably arrives in tanker trucks.
I've seen it happen many times over the years: A food item that has fallen out of favor will begin to disappear from supermarket shelves to make space for things that are newer and more novel.
Some pretty interesting fusion formulas have been popping up in Southern Nevada restaurants during the past few years.
As you might imagine, some pretty wacky stuff crosses my desk on a regular basis, but this one ranked right up there: The Daily Meal, a food and drink "lifestyle site," named the best pie in every state. And Nevada's is pomegranate.
It seems 2016 has barely started but already it's flying by. Mardi Gras is coming up Tuesday, although the parades and other celebrations start well before the actual day — on Jan. 6, or Twelfth Night, the 12th day of Christmas.
They snagged me with the promise of prime rib carved tableside, but it didn't work out that way.