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Vegas Eats Preview: Bazaar at SLS Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Aug 2014
SLS Las Vegas is opening in less than 10 days and wallpapering the world with PR that states that the restaurants they are importing from Los Angeles are like awesome. Fortunately for you, most of...

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Vegas Eats Preview: Cleo at SLS Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Jul 2014
SLS Las Vegas is opening in August and wallpapering the world with PR that states that the restaurants they are importing from Los Angeles are, like, awesome. Fortunately for you, most of the VT staff...

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Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 3)

Posted by JohnH on 21 Jul 2014
For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian, in four scenes. - Ed From 2005-2010, DB Brasserie at Wynn...

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Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 2)

Posted by MikeE on 21 Jul 2014
For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian, in four scenes. - Ed Sunday night of VT10 weekend, Misnomer...

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VegasEats: $1.99 Foot Long Hot Dog at Casino Royale Snack Nook

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Jul 2014
Immediately after leaving Giada, I headed north on the Strip, strolling through The Linq and then the Quad, where I stopped at the door of Guy Fieri's restaurant and pondered the possibility of having dinner...

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Check Out All Hamburgers!!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Jul 2014
A few weeks ago, MissMonkay fired up the YouTube on the AppleTV and said... you "GOTTA WATCH THIS VIDEO!". Usually, when she says something like this, I expect to see a pile of pug...

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VegasEats: Giada at The Cromwell

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Jul 2014
While trapped in a tipped-over tactor trailer traffic tangle deep in the dusty desert, the message arrived. "Bad news. Called to see if they could get a reservation and they couldn't." The plan...

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VegasEats: Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar at The Quad

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Jul 2014
Guy Fieri is the Ed Hardy of TV food personalities. Much like the immensely popular - yet supremely hated - fashion brand, Fieri has gained a dedicated following of fans (and detractors) via his virtual ownership...

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VegasEats: Hash House A Go Go at The Plaza

Posted by Chuckmonster on 29 Oct 2013
I'm lucky, I have a DuPar's near my house. Their luscious pancakes are a regular part of my life, not just as a morning-after Vegas booze sponge. I'm unlucky too. DuPar's at...

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VegasEats: Andrea's at Encore

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 9 Aug 2013
The use of "hip" and "vibe" brings out the worst of my inner monologue. Eye rolling begins and the sarcasm builds to a fever pitch. To me, and for that matter most people I know,...

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VegasEats: Five50 at ARIA

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 16 Jul 2013
I may have been one of the only people in Vegas who was a major fan of SkyBox, the former restaurant masquerading as sports bar/grill adjacent to the sports book at Aria. Between it and...

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VegasEats: Lanai Express at Fremont

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Jun 2013
I don't know what it is about Spam musubi, but when the thought enters into the mind of Miss Monkay, nothing - including a snap on the snout - can curb her obsession with the...

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VegasEats: Bouchon at Venetian 2013

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Jun 2013
Bouchon, the French bistro stashed deep inside the Italian themed Venetian & Palazzo megaplex operated by a multiple Michelin star winning celebrity chef who you'll almost never see on TV. No donkeys. No bamming....

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VegasEats: Pyramid Cafe at Luxor

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 May 2013
It is no secret that the casino cafe as we know it is a dying breed. With megaplosion of foodie culture, the old farmer breakfast just doesn't cut it anymore. Eggs, bacon, sausage...

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VegasEats: Gordon Ramsay BurGR at Planet Hollywood

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 May 2013
We weren't even hungry when we arrived at Gordon Ramsay BurGR inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, however duty called and tasked us with completing Gordon Ramsay's Las Vegas Trifecta. We found Gordon Ramsay...

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VegasEats: Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 May 2013
The plan came together quickly, me and Miss Monkay would meet Admiral Hillegas at Centra bar at Luxor and head over to Gordon Ramsay's Pub and Grill at Caesars Palace. Dr. Dave joining us for...

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VegasEats: Luv It Frozen Custard

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 May 2013
Much like Lotus of Siam, I've been hearing reports about Luv It Frozen Custard for a near eternity but was never motivated enough to check it out. Seeing TV's Craig Ferguson, Carrot Top, Geoff...

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VegasEats: Javier's at ARIA

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 3 Dec 2012
While preparing for the madness that was to be this year's VIMFP festivities (Gin is a cruel mistress. And so are you, Vodka.) the one and only Misnomer and myself decided that we had a...

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VegasEats: Cosmopolitan Slot Floor Beef Pudding

Posted by Misnomer on 26 Oct 2012
Offering complimentary drinks to gamblers is as ubiquitous in Las Vegas as, well, gambling. But The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has seemingly upped the ante with an innovation that will surely change the casino...

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VegasEats: VegasFuel

Posted by Chuckmonster on 2 Oct 2012
Las Vegas is known around these parts as a place you go for a weekend bender. The recipe is simple... a high speed burn through the desert, amped up on caffeine in any of its...

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VegasEats: The Buffet at Wynn

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Sep 2012
In the true spirit of a buffet, I've written six introductory paragraphs to this VegasEats review... choose your own, or eat them all as the choice is yours. 1. The Wynn Buffet: the luxurious standard for...

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Caesars Palace: Welcome To NOBU's Dojo

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Aug 2012
NOBU, the delicious new seafood tower* at Caesars Palace is starting to fire up the rice steamer. They've recently launched a mini site to go with their inclusion in the Caesars Palace TV...

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VegasEats: Limited Edition Froot Loops

Posted by Misnomer on 13 Jul 2012
Move over, Lucky Charms. The luckiest breakfast cereal on the market is now Kellogg's Limited Edition Sooper Loopers Froot Loops. For some unexplained reason, Froot Loops now comes in a "Limited Edition" varietal. Specifically,...

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New Feature Posted: VegasEats: Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Jul 2012
Just a quick note to those tuned into the RSS or Twitter feeds that we have posted a new feature article, a review of the brand new Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas. You can...

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VegasEats: Hyakumi at Caesars Palace

Posted by MissMonkay on 20 Jun 2012
We have a running contest when driving to Vegas, the first one to spot a Vegas casino related billboard advertisement gets to pick where we have dinner on arrival day. Chuck spotted a Hooters...

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VegasEats: Munchbar at Caesars Palace

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jun 2012
Tucked into the wall adjacent to the Pussycat Dolls Pleasure Pit at Caesars Palace is Munchbar, an eatery perched on lower branch of the burger bar craze of the last few years. Atmosphere is...

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VegasEats: M Resort Studio B Buffet

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Mar 2012
The All You Can Eat Buffet, the place where indecision and gluttony meet for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner. Case in point, the below photo, taken at M Resort's Studio B Buffet. Bacon, scrambled eggs, eggs...

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VegasEats: Duck Tongue Taco at Cosmopolitan's China Poblano

Posted by Misnomer on 2 Mar 2012
First things first: I am very fond of China Poblano, the part Chinese, part Mexican casual restaurant at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. I've found myself eating there on multiple occasions on each...

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VegasEats: Picasso at Bellagio

Posted by JohnH on 14 Jun 2011
Entering Picasso, much like entering Bellagio itself, is to be transported to another world entirely. You don't feel as if you've been transported to a tacky recreation of any of Picasso's studios in Europe,...

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VegasEats: Scarpetta at Cosmopolitan

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Apr 2011
Scarpetta is the sixth outpost of Chef Scott Conant's Italian(ish) food empire and one of two he operates inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Some of you probably know Chef Conant from such programs...

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Flavor Flav To Open Fried Chicken Joint At Riviera

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Apr 2011
Welcome to the Terrordome... uh... I mean Riviera. Flavor Flav, iconic member of the greatest rap group of all time - Public Enemy - and reality TV goofball is in negotiations to bring his Operation...

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VegasEats: La Cave at Wynn Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Apr 2011
I just realized that I with all the Cosmopolitan opening hubub I never got around to posting the VegasEats photo review of La Cave at Wynn las Vegas from last December. Oooops! La Cave has...

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VegasEats: Michael Jordan Au Fondant

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Apr 2011
In honor of the Michael Jordan Celebrity Golf Invitational, Jean Philippe Patisserie at ARIA has constructed a delicious little display, including a replica figurine of #23 in fondant. I think I can see his taint. I had...

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VegasEats: The Whopper Bar at Rio

Posted by Chuckmonster on 1 Apr 2011
Twenty years ago, I worked for a butcher. My main responsibilities were cleaning up the butcher room and all the machinery at the end of the day. As a result of this and...

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VegasEats: Johnny Smalls at Hard Rock

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Mar 2011
When I first read the menu of Hard Rock's new(ish) tapas/small plates restaurant Johnny Smalls, I was fascinated by the seemingly avant-garde yet playful way they were approaching the tapas rage. Since then, they've...

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VegasEats: Cafe Cortez at El Cortez

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Dec 2010
Last week, I stopped by El Cortez' Cafe Cortez in search of their world famous "Walleye Special" OR the astonishing array of Chinese food that are also famous in these parts. Because I arrived...

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TeamVT Eats: La Cave At Wynn Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Dec 2010
VT superfriend and captain of the Team VT for the Vegas Marathon, Mr. CanadianCrapShooter, just got back from dinner on the opening night of La Cave at Wynn Las Vegas and filed this short report...

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WOW: The Flamingo's Toast

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Nov 2010
Well, we wouldn't believe this unless we actually saw it with our own two eyes: the Flamingo's toast. Amazing. How the hell do you do that? Thanks to Dramman for sharing his breakfast with us....

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New Feature Posted: VegasEats Lemongrass at Aria

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Nov 2010
Just a quick note to those tuned into RSS or Twitter feeds that we just posted a brand new feature article... Blackjacker1979's review of the only Thai food joint you'll find on The Strip proper....

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New Feature Posted: VegasEats Union At Aria

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Nov 2010
Just a quick note for those tuned into the RSS and Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article, JohnH's VegasEats review of Union at Aria. Check it out here VegasEats: Union At Aria. ...

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VegasEats: Society Cafe Encore - Again

Posted by Chuckmonster on 25 Aug 2010
I've eaten at Society Cafe Encore twice since it opened and both times left scratching my head as to why folks like this place so much. The food, while somewhat inventive in conception and...

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VegasEats: Alex at Wynn Las Vegas

Posted by MikeE on 8 Jul 2010
After 16 courses of Robuchon decadence, it's hard to follow up with pretty much any restaurant. Alex at Wynn Las Vegas made a formidable attempt... Last week, myself, reader JohnD, Steve Friess, and another friend decided...

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