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April 25, 2015

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Brock Radke

Brock Radke has been working in media in Las Vegas for 15 years. Prior to being named associate editor, he served as web editor and food editor for Las Vegas Weekly and has also contributed to publications including Las Vegas Magazine, Desert Companion, Zagat, Saveur, Cooking Light and others.

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Forgiones land at Made L.V. for ‘Family Thing’ dinner
Friday, April 24, 2015
Father and son will cook together and share some classic dishes and family favorites.
Emeril Lagasse concocts the meal of our dreams
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The celeb chef gets ready for his first-ever appearance at Vegas Uncork'd by creating a mega-meal from his Vegas restaurant dishes.
Exploring the tradition of Sunday gravy at Rao’s
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Be careful when tinkering with any Italian family’s recipe for sauce.
SLS prez Scott Kreeger sets out to redefine the new Strip property
Monday, April 20, 2015
The former executive for MGM Resorts and Station Casinos shares how experience has shaped his approach to building something different at SLS.
5 things that happened at UNLVino’s Sake Fever
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Top Chef champ Mei Lin showed up. Did you?
Dining News & Notes: Happy Hakka-versary, free O Face Doughnuts and more
Friday, April 17, 2015
Also, Carmine's has you covered for National Garlic Day.
Downtown Summerlin’s Andiron Steak & Sea delivers, naturally
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Elizabeth Blau and company move closer to fine dining while showing once again they know their audience better than anyone.
The Venetian has French brunch on lock
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Why not progressive meal it at these three outstanding spots?
Bird-based franchise PDQ arrives in North Las Vegas, happiness ensues
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Whether it's from a drive-through window or an upscale restaurant, fried chicken is too inconsistent. Not at PDQ.
Bite Now: Montaditos at Bin 702
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Nobody does snacks with drinks better than the Spanish.
Dining News & Notes: Shake Shack set for Summerlin, Foodie Fest moves to Rio
Monday, April 6, 2015
Apparently Downtown Summerlin needs yet another burger joint ... not that we're complaining. Bring on the Shack!
Ferraro family expands with Pizza Forte at Sunset Station
Friday, April 3, 2015
A second Pizza Forte is coming soon to the Hard Rock Hotel.
Can Fukuburger help refresh the Hawaiian Marketplace?
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
After a quick buildout at its new location, Fukuburger is back in business on the Strip.
Crawl the Cromwell: Bound, Giada and Interlude justify boutique hotel barhopping
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The Strip-side hotel is a cool and stylish place to leisurely sample top-notch drinks (and do a little Vegas people-watching while you’re at it).
Five interesting things about the new Grand Bazaar Shops
Sunday, March 29, 2015
From lobster rolls to married-in-Vegas shops, this new mini-mall is ready to party.
Red Rice brings satisfying Chamorro cuisine to the Valley
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Great, easy comfort food from the island of Guam.
Three things we love about the 40-year-old California Hotel & Casino
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Aloha, and happy anniversary!
Is this the best pho in Las Vegas?
Pho Sing Sing’s Vietnamese food is traditional, simple and delicious
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The thing about pho is that it’s pretty much the same all over.
Cosmopolitan’s Comme Ça restaurant to close March 31
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The modern French brasserie is the first of the Cosmopolitan's original restaurants to shutter.
What to expect at Tony Gemignani’s new Pizza Rock at Green Valley Ranch
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Henderson now has a Pizza Rock of its own. Are you ready for a taste?
Off the Strip brings its satisfying fare to the Linq
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
This faithful rendition of one of our favorite neighborhood spots is now live on the Strip.
Radio City reinvention: Fremont East pizzeria is turning into something special
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
This seems like fancy food you’d find in a Las Vegas Strip casino, not in a pizza joint sandwiched between bars on Fremont East.
Dining News & Notes: Jack reunites with Frank at Sinatra
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Also, plenty of wine dinners, new restaurants, and a change for Las Vegas Restaurant Week.
Getting ready for Vegas Uncork’d with Bon Appétit editor Adam Rapoport
Monday, March 9, 2015
"It’s something you only see in Vegas, events at that scale done so professionally and efficiently, like bam!"
Just how Vegas is High Roller Pizza?
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
There are tons of different styles of pizza, but High Roller claims to make Vegas-style pizza.
CityCenter is a walkable, drinkable art museum
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
A different, slightly blurry way of looking at the expansive Strip development.
With stadium plans scuttled, what’s next for Symphony Park?
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Symphony Park is where it all begins—the dream of a new Downtown, a cultural and commercial hub, the soul of a real city.
24 hours inside the Peppermill
Big food, crazy cocktails and undeniable warmth: A day in the life of a Strip institution
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Big food, crazy cocktails and undeniable warmth: A day in the life of a Strip institution.
Sinatra still ranks among the Strip’s best Italian restaurants
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
The food at Wynn resorts will always be fancy, and we wouldn’t want it any other way.
Talking burgers and more with rising star chef Christina Wilson
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
The Hell's Kitchen winner moved from Gordon Ramsay Steak to BurGR last year.
Julian Serrano on consistency, his new restaurant Lago and Vegas Uncork’d
Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015
The decorated chef is set to open his third Strip restaurant at Bellagio in April.
At Westgate Las Vegas, David Siegel wants middle Americans to feel like Rockefellers
Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
David Siegel saw Elvis' comeback at the old Las Vegas Hilton. "Little did I know ... I’d be buying the hotel, but it does feel like I was kind of destined to do it.”
Bazaar Meat, Robuchon, Blau up for James Beard Awards
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015
The prestigious annual chef and restaurant awards include more Las Vegas semifinalists than in years' past.
Where to celebrate Chinese New Year in Las Vegas
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015
Celebrate the Year of the Goat by checking out some of the Strip's impressive offerings.
Dining News & Notes: Ferraro’s family to launch Pizza Forte
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015
Also, a unique beer dinner takes over Mandalay Bay and Delano this month.
Snacking on the Strip: White Castle vs. Shake Shack
Friday, Feb. 13, 2015
Crave Cases of satisfying sliders or juicy burgers with a side of frozen custard—which Strip street-food stop do you prefer?
Pan-Asian restaurant Social House makes every gathering a delight
Friday, Feb. 13, 2015
It's a dining institution in Las Vegas—and for good reason.
Michael Mina’s precise, artful Bardot Brasserie is not to be missed
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015
When we heard he was converting American Fish into a classic French brasserie, we were interested but we didn’t freak out. We should have.
Top of the World is just the beginning of Stratosphere’s dining options
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015
The famous rotating restaurant is the obvious choice, but McCall's is another jewel at this casino property.
Bally’s outdoor mall is just the latest renovation for a patchwork property
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015
Will the soon-to-open Grand Bazaar Shops charm Strip pedestrians?
Bite Now: Slice House at Green Valley Ranch Resort
Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
Food court pizza just got so much better.
The flavors of Mardi Gras explode at Wynn’s Country Club
Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015
Nobody does it better than chef Carlos Guía.
The modest new Sandwich Spot keeps it simple and delicious
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
Las Vegas is always in need of more great sandwiches, and this Spot fits the bill.
Bite Now: Tortas at Pinches Tacos
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
In the global sandwich pantheon, the Mexican torta is vastly underrated.
Get your Nutella on with a sweet treat from Buddy V’s
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
February 5 is World Nutella Day. How will you celebrate?
Dining News & Notes: Updates on Fukuburger, Brian Howard, SLS
Monday, Feb. 2, 2015
Also, Yelp's Top 100 Places to Eat features two Las Vegas restaurants among the top three on the list.
Rick Moonen looks back on 10 years of RM Seafood
Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
Moonen is bringing back 10 of his "greatest hits" to this month's menu to celebrate his first Vegas decade.
10 brilliant new burgers to eat right now in Las Vegas
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
From Shake Shack to Guy Fieri and hangover burgers to jerk turkey burgers, let the battle for the best commence!
The Local Burger Hall of Fame
We’ll mention these tasty legends even though we don’t have to
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015
We’ll mention these tasty legends even though we don’t have to.
Dining News & Notes: Truffles and Bacon Café finds a new home
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
Also, Juice Standard is set to open a second location in Green Valley.

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