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August 29, 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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Dining News & Notes: Society Café closing, Simon gets Dinner His Way at Made L.V.
Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Also, Off The Strip does brunch every day and CraftHaus Brewery throws a Glitter Bomb Party to celebrate its anniversary.
Bring Cabo Wabo’s tangy carne asada tacos home
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
You know you love steak tacos. Steal this recipe from one of the Strip's top party food spots.
Commercial Center adds the fresh, intriguing Arawan Thai Bistro
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
There’s a bright, popping freshness to the flavors at this new Thai restaurant.
The sale of the Las Vegas Club should be great for Downtown
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
If you’ve spent any time inside the D or the Golden Gate, it’s easy to see why this deal should be great for Fremont Street.
Miguel is coming to party and riot and expand your soul
Monday, Aug. 24, 2015
The Grammy winner brings his Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway tour to Drai's Nightclub August 28.
Fremont East’s Radio City Pizzeria sold
New owners Jeffrey Fine and Sam Marvin planning new concept
Monday, Aug. 24, 2015
New owners Jeffrey Fine and Sam Marvin are planning new concept for the Downtown space.
With a strong beer list and fun food, Public School 702 is rolling
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
Solid renditions of pub favorites, an interesting selection of entrées and tasty food deals during the restaurant's recess-themed happy hour.
Chef Johnny Church and Artisanal Foods team up for a new café
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
Expect lots of dishes utilizing the rare and interesting products available at the southeast Valley shop.
Dining News & Notes: Chefs on the move, free lemonade and lunch and brunch at Lago
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
Also, Bachi Burger is going to the Beard House, and sweet shops are expanding.
Nightlife News & Notes: Diplo’s Mad Decent Block Party, Oddfellows debuts Downtown and more
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015
Plus: Double Barrel Roadhouse launched a live music promo featuring local bands.
Hugh Acheson on ‘Top Chef Masters’ reunion, great veggies and bringing the south to Las Vegas
Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015
The Atlanta chef and restaurateur is coming to Border Grill to cook with his pals.
Bellagio's kabuki show keeps the wow on the Strip
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015
The water comes to life like never before.
Our favorite steakhouses in Las Vegas
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015
The Las Vegas Strip, as a dining capital of the world, features some of the best steakhouses on the planet, as Brock Radke, food and nightlife guru at sister publication the Las Vegas Weekly, and I listed and detailed last Thursday in the Weekly.
The best steakhouses in Las Vegas
The world's most revered beef served in spectacular surroundings ... prepare to make meal memories
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
Las Vegas serves the world's most revered beef in some of the most spectacular restaurant surroundings ... prepare to make meal memories.
Defending the chain chophouse and the glory of Ruth’s Chris
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
Consistency is a hallmark of successful franchises and quality steakhouses.
The new version of Annie’s Gourmet Italian Bistro is even more comfortable
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015
Veal Marsala with your pooch on the patio? This is your spot.
Just how great is Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken?
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015
Finally, we can eat the Bromberg brothers' fried chicken at a fried chicken joint.
Dining News & Notes: Changes at Omae, a giant Smorgasbird and more
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015
Also, Shake Shack teams up with O Face Doughnuts, pizza joints expand, tons of rare beers and so much more.
Lakeside’s lobster bake takes you to New England
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
Hustle to Wynn's seafood restaurant for a special dinner experience available for a limited time.
The Weekly Interview: Steve Angello
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015
The hit-making DJ starts his new residency at Omnia on August 4.
That temporary banner on the Strip isn’t the only way to promote Downtown tourism
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
“Keep The Party Going!” it screams at you, as if Vegas needs help in that department
The unlikely Isabela's brings something unique to the neighborhood
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
With dishes like the Spanish stew zarzuela and a nontraditional paella, chef Beni Velazquez is sticking to his creative culinary guns.
Meet Filament, the new Fremont Street bar you’ve probably missed
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Daiquiri insanity, crafts on tap and a rustic feel.
Nightlife News & Notes: Mariah Carey parties at 1 Oak, Jonas brothers at Hyde and more
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Also: An Alien Ant Farm frontman's marriage proposal at Foxtail. Um, what?
Dining News & Notes: Raku expands to LA and Edge Steakhouse arrives
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Plus: Honey Salt's Summer of Love, Border Grill's Top Chef Masters reunion dinner and Crush's "Forgive Me" menu.
Yojie Japanese Fondue attempts to elevate the shabu-shabu experience
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Yojie does a traditional sukiyaki, a shallow pot of sweet broth into which you dip each piece of meat before plunging the bite into raw egg.
Chef Paul Bartolotta is leaving Wynn
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The great chef will be replaced by Mark LoRusso, who slides over from Botero at Encore.
With Life dark for now, Foxtail fills up the party docket
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Nervo launches their Haute Mess residency at SLS next month.
Downtown’s creative VegeNation can satisfy all types of eaters
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
It’s true that there’s no meat to be found on this menu, but that seems incidental.
DJ Ruckus talks musical roots and what’s next for Vegas
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
"And then there was an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air where Jazzy Jeff is scratching a record at a family reunion. ... I wanted to get into whatever that was."
Dining News & Notes: Parma, Bar & Bistro close their doors
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Plus, get ready for memorable meals at Andiron and Table 10.
Game over? Insert Coin(s)’ closure might not be permanent
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Now closed, Downtown bar, nightclub and arcade Insert Coin(s) could return—maybe even in its Fremont East space.
El Dorado Cantina is too deliciously diverse to be overlooked
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Traditional Mexico City-style cuisine that's next door to one of Las Vegas’ most popular gentleman’s clubs.
Giving up the Godfather: A Strip transaction from 40 years ago proves anything can happen
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
There are many Vegas casinos that never were, but arguably the most pivotal nonexistent project was the Godfather.
Downtown soul: Eat's Natalie Young continues to inspire, and not just with her delicious food
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The chef and restaurateur talks her upcoming Chow eatery, her American Express commercial and why fried chicken and Chinese food make perfect sense together.
Nightlife News & Notes: Fizz kicks off its Deep House Affair, Drake's Marquee gig and more
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Plus: Chumlee of Pawn Stars DJs and a '70s Prom at the Silverton.
Dining News & Notes: Beauty & Essex is coming, Yardbird makes midnight plans
Monday, July 6, 2015
Also, hit Hexx for ice cream and help local students get scholarships.
Back to Bouchon for the flavors of the season
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Thomas Keller recently visited his Venetian restaurant to launch new seasonal specialties.
Behind the scenes with Giada at the hottest restaurant in Vegas
Thursday, July 2, 2015
How the celebrity chef and first-time restaurateur makes it look easy when it's anything but.
Simple and delicious, the aptly named Tacos & Beer excels at both
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Carne asada, pork al pastor and chicken tinga ... is your mouth watering yet?
With artists like the Weeknd, Vegas is having its big pop music moment
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Suddenly, Vegas is right on the money, musically speaking.
Miguel to perform at Drai’s Live on August 28
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The Grammy winner just dropped new album Wildheart and will perform at Drai's before launching his tour.
An education in sake at Andrea’s
Monday, June 29, 2015
Sake somm Melissa Nguyen might change the way you think about Japanese rice wine.
Hard Rock Hotel to close Body English nightclub
Friday, June 26, 2015
Change continues at the 20-year-old off-Strip casino resort.
Last call! A look back at Hard Rock Hotel's trailblazing Center Bar
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
It really did change the game.
Fresh, sharp Other Mama is even better than you’ve heard
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Oysters, sashimi and cocktails. Chef and owner Dan Krohmer delivers all three in a tidy package.
Ribs & Burgers delivers perfect summer eats
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Could this be the backyard cookout of your dreams?
Getting crazy in Summerlin? Enter party-friendly Public School 702
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
It feels like going back to your favorite college bar, only the beer is better.
Dining News & Notes: Metro Pizza at The Market and a summer discount for locals at DB Brasserie
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Also, Southern Wine pros turn up at Made L.V. and Scott Conant adds lunch to the menu at DOCG.
Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike are DJ superstars with sights set on Vegas
Thursday, June 18, 2015
The brother-duo is a big deal globally, but is just now hitting its stride in Vegas

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