If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of Chef Matt Piekarski’s kitchen. The Executive Chef of Sugar Factory American Brasserie inside Paris Las Vegas was recently voted the city’s hottest chef. Read more. Eater Vegas hosted the friendly competition, and now Piekarski will represent Las Vegas in a “no-holds-barred national hot chef death match.”….
If you doubt whether Vegas has a great sense of humor, check out the anti-Valentine’s Day special menu at Sugar Factory American Brasserie restaurant inside Paris Las Vegas. The prix fixe (French for, “I hate doing math”) menu is four courses, $40 a person, and eschews the traditional, lovey-dovey schmoogling typically associated with Valentine’s Day…..
If you stand in just the right place when you’re entering Planet Hollywood, and tilt your head at just the right angle, and if the sky is crystal clear just after sunset, and if you move to the perfect spot so you can get a glimpse of the Paris Las Vegas balloon, too, this is….
Just in time for the new season of “American Idol,” past winner Taylor Hicks has announced his show will be moving from the Indigo at Bally’s to Napoleon’s inside Paris Las Vegas. Hicks will perform at Paris starting Jan. 21, 2013. The soulsy (which may not be an actual word) singer recently signed a year-long….
Vegas casinos pay out so many hefty jackpots, on such a regular basis, it’s not even really considered big news. Except to this Las Vegas blog, which dreams of someday getting its first royal flush in video poker and buying a Las Vegas hotel. Or perhaps a scale model of a hotel, made out of….
As has been the case since the very inception of Las Vegas in the early 17th century (just go with it), Sin City nightclubs are once again pulling in major talent for their New Year’s Eve weekend celebrations. Today, we learned singer and TV personality CeeLo Green will perform live on Dec. 30, 2012 at….
Have you ever seen a $60,000 sandwich? You’re about to. Chef Robert Butler (below), of Café Ile Saint Louis at Paris Las Vegas, not only made a $60,000 sandwich, he invented one. Butler, with his right-hand man, Chef Lowell McCain of Le Village Buffet at Paris, was named the first-ever World Food Champion at the….
Just when this blog thought it had seen and tasted everything in Las Vegas, we discover a whole new cavalcade of deliciousness to drool over. Although we’ve wandered through Paris Las Vegas on any number of occasions, and have seen Cafe Belle Madeleine (we didn’t know it had a name) off the casino’s main floor,….
The first-ever World Food Championships happen Nov. 1-4, 2012 at Bally’s Las Vegas, with additional events at Paris Las Vegas and Caesars Palace. TV’s Adam Richman (“Man v. Food,” below) hosts the four-day, belt-busting food festival and cooking competition where chefs will square off for bragging rights and $300,000 in prize money. Cooking competitions will….
Roulette is one of the most appealing games in a casino. The gleaming, spinning wheel. The variety of bets. The relatively simple rules. The camaraderie. The repeated leaning forward of well-endowed patrons to place their bets, if you know what we’re saying. An interesting aspect of roulette is how the game’s chips work. Unlike other….
The three-year import ban of Japanese Kobe beef has been lifted, and Las Vegas restaurants like Old Homestead Steakhouse at Caesars Palace are embracing the chance to serve this storied meat to its hungry customers. Yes, it’s storied. According to venerable historical records, specifically Wikipedia, Kobe beef refers to cuts of beef from the black….
The Empire Comedy show has closed up shop at the Napoleon Lounge inside Paris Las Vegas. No word yet on when, where or if Empire Comedy, which featured a revolving slate of comedians, might turn up again. The good news is that stand-up abounds on the Las Vegas Strip, so there’s no shortage of chortles…..
The guys of “Jersey Boys,” the award-winning musical at Paris Las Vegas, took their act on the road for a special appearance on the “Good Day L.A.” show. Cast members Graham Fenton, Rob Marnell, Jeff Leibow and Deven May did their snappy renditions of “Who Loves You” and “December, 1964 (Oh What a Night).” Check….
What’s better than a sweeping view of the Las Vegas Strip from a suite in Planet Hollywood? That view at sunset! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spa6Ih2ShVA] It’s entirely possible this blog is just going to put our feet up and watch that video over and over today, like we did Rebecca Black’s “Friday” video when it first came out,….