Taste of the Town devotees are fond of the popular Southern favorite and know where to find it in the valley
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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.
Where you find a French bakery, you’ll find good French bread, and where you find good French bread, you generally will find one heck of a sandwich. And so it is with La Belle Terre.
Sightings at Wal-Mart stores and Vons means the ingredient for a Rachael Ray recipe is available locally.
We’re clearly in a simpler time as far as restaurants go — more casual, less ceremonial — and a place that uses such a homely dish in its very name has great appeal right from the beginning.
Alfresco dining is much on my mind these days because we’ve got the perfect weather for it — warm (but not too warm) sunshine during the day, gentle breezes in the evening.
Taste of the Town readers come through in the search for tomolives, pickled green cocktail tomatoes.
The annual Las Vegas Epicurean Affair will be May 26 at the pools at the Palazzo. Nearly 80 local restaurants, nightclubs and purveyors will provide the food and drink for the event.
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.
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.