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May 6, 2016

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Brock Radke

Brock Radke is editor at Industry Weekly and associate editor at Las Vegas Weekly. His focus at both publications is Las Vegas nightlife, food and drink, hospitality and entertainment. He also writes the Strip-centric column The Incidental Tourist. He has been writing about Las Vegas for more than 15 years and has contributed to several regional and national publications.

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Ready to shine: Jewel is poised to redefine nightclub intimacy
Thursday, May 5, 2016
The new Hakkasan Group nightclub's inspired design truly lives up to its name.
Chris Trillo celebrates a year of successful industry nights at Omnia
Thursday, May 5, 2016
"If you’re going out on a Tuesday night, you’re going to Omnia."
The tantalizing tapas at Julian Serrano never get tiresome
Thursday, May 5, 2016
This is one of the best restaurants in the city to gather your squad and share rich, robust plates.
Taking in a tasteful Dinner on the Strip at Vegas Uncork'd
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Tyra Banks must have liked the appetizers, too, as she showered affection upon the celeb chefs.
Guy loves Vegas: How Food Network star Guy Fieri is reconnecting with Sin City
Thursday, May 5, 2016
With a new restaurant and his first-born enrolled at his alma mater, Guy Fieri is all about Las Vegas.
An early taste of Cosmopolitan's Beauty & Essex
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Meet the first of a new wave of restaurants coming to the hip hotel.
California Pizza Kitchen goes big at the Park
Monday, May 2, 2016
If you’re assuming it’s just like any other CPK across the country, you’d be wrong.
Dining News & Notes: Made L.V. transforming into PKWY Tavern
Friday, April 29, 2016
Also, Du-par's is open at the Suncoast and new drinks and dishes are coming to Bratalian.
Intrigue arrives and supreme service will be its signature
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Now that the curious new nightclub is finally here, let’s take stock of what we know.
Rihanna is ready to show off her sultry new sounds
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Anti is the soundtrack of a world RiRi has created for herself.
How the Great American Foodie Fest has diversified the scene
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Its organizers have collaborated with independent restaurants and food trucks to open brick-and-mortar locations, like Fukuburger's Chinatown location.
Canter’s Deli returns to Las Vegas with locations at the Linq and Tivoli Village
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Pastrami lovers rejoice!
Clique Hospitality’s latest is the Still, an ultimate sports bar
Thursday, April 21, 2016
It feels like you teamed up with college buddies to rent out a warehouse and throw the biggest big-game party of all time.
District One ranks among the Chinatown elite
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The space is big and warm and jovial, and the menu is stacked with shareable, super-satisfying eats.
How to Uncork: Running through the highlights of this year’s mega food fest
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
This week marks the 10th-anniversary edition of Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit, and these are the events you should check out.
Biting into Bruxie
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The one-two punch of the Park’s fast-casual combo of Shake Shack and Bruxie is unreasonably fun.
Casual, consistently great Otto turns 9 at Venetian
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Return this month for the Tasting for Two five-course dinner.
The Weekly Interview: Tao Group’s Rich Wolf
Thursday, April 14, 2016
"We did not see that explosion. We didn’t expect Steve Wynn to go after our guys or Hakkasan to go after his guys. It became a feeding frenzy."
Hyde Lounge at T-Mobile Arena puts a hip new spin on Vegas entertainment
Thursday, April 14, 2016
It's only natural to look up when you first walk into the stunning new arena, and that's where you'll find a new nightlife experience.
DJ Ross One’s hip-hop collection shines in ‘Rap Tees’
Thursday, April 14, 2016
“I started when I was 15 or 16 because I was obsessed with hip-hop, and I really just wanted to represent it by wearing a T-shirt to school."
Yellowtail’s signature jeju domi is a must-try dish
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Akira Back has become an iconic Vegas chef, and this is the dish you must experience to best understand his genius.
Reinventing nightlife: How Vegas stays on top of the game with new spaces, sounds and stars
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Drowning in dance music? Death of the DJ? Not so fast—the Vegas nightlife shift is real, but it's all about diversity of experience.
Impressions from T-Mobile Arena's opening night with The Killers
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Was this the greatest night in Las Vegas rock history? Sounds about right.
Wynn's Paradise Park plans could be only the beginning
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Wynn Paradise Park: Be cynical if you like. We know better than to second-guess Steve Wynn’s dreamy ideas.
First bites at Downtown’s brand-new Le Pho
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The Vietnamese eatery in the Juhl is off to a fast start.
Dining News & Notes: A dinner for Discovery at Tivoli Village, Sip & Stroll at Golden Nugget and more
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Also, Emeril's teams with Firestone Walker and Bellagio launches its seasonal cooking classes.
Steve Aoki pushes the party into overdrive at Wet Republic
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Nobody does a pool party like Aoki.
Rebecca Friedman keeps the STK party on track
Thursday, April 7, 2016
STK's fifth anniversary is coming up, and fortunately, STK is one of the best places to have a special event.
The SW standard: It’s time to rediscover Wynn’s elegant steakhouse
Thursday, April 7, 2016
It's one of the most successful and beloved restaurants in the history of the Strip.
Brian Massie earns accolades at this year’s UNLVino
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Massie is spending most of his time at Green Valley Ranch, where Bottiglia opens April 20 and Borracha on May 3.
The Great Vegas Festival of Beer's growth is emblematic of our brew scene
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
“The first year it was all education. We didn’t really know how the city would accept it."
A decade in, Red Rock Resort remains the best neighborhood casino ever built
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Thanks to consistent updates—some subtle, some more dramatic—Red Rock feels as fresh as it did on opening day.
MGM’s Park: Not another mall on the Strip
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The Park: Our first impressions of MGM Resorts' newly minted Strip-side space.
Mark your calendar for Avicii’s final Las Vegas dates
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The Swedish superstar is calling it quits but will wrap up his XS and Encore Beach Club shows.
Dining News & Notes: In-N-Out at the Linq, The Market gets Bronzed and more
Friday, April 1, 2016
Plus, the Piggie returns to DB Brasserie and backyard barbecue returns to Border Grill.
Culinary legend Hubert Keller never stops moving forward
Thursday, March 31, 2016
There are dozens of world-famous chefs on the Las Vegas Strip, yet it’s easy to understand which ones are real pioneers.
Albert Mack carries on his Las Vegas legacy with Sake Rok
Thursday, March 31, 2016
The grandson of Vegas visionary Jerry Mack has created his own hospitality company and its first project opens at the Park near T-Mobile Arena.
Hakkasan celebrates its third anniversary by switching things up
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Hakkasan isn’t completely shifting its strategy, just adding new elements to the mix.
Pizza Forte provides essential late-night salvation
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Partying at Hard Rock Hotel? No need to walk down the street for a post-club slice.
Tinashe sets up to stun with a new album
Thursday, March 31, 2016
The rising R&B star rolls into House of Blues Las Vegas this week.
Micah Waltz of Andiron talks Summerlin competition and more
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
"You definitely have a target on your back here a little more."
Welcome to taco beach: Checking out Pinches Tacos at Gramercy
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
You’ll have to force yourself to remember you’re in the middle of the desert.
Live Nation’s Kurt Melien on changing the face of Vegas entertainment
Thursday, March 24, 2016
At Planet Hollywood's Axis, the shows have transformed into a nonstop party that feels like club and concert rolled into one.
Kay The Riot tours us through her musical, natural Vegas
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Her passion for music keeps her connected to the nightlife scene.
Yusho’s sensational street food is a Strip revelation
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Check out Yusho's irresistible snacks, legendary ramen and addictive grilled dishes.
Liquid’s relaxed party is a perfect fit at amped-up Aria
Thursday, March 24, 2016
The refreshing daylife experience has quietly surged since Hakkasan Group took over operations in 2015.
Dining News & Notes: Blue Ribbon switching it up and Halal Guys coming to Vegas
Monday, March 21, 2016
Also, find wine dinners at Giada and Jaleo and find an all-new experience at the Blind Pig.
Seven in heaven: XS celebrates another year at the top
Thursday, March 17, 2016
XS has stayed on top of music, entertainment and service trends by maintaining a fresh perspective.
Omnia resident Steve Angello’s solo album defies expectations
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Angello is once again changing the way our parties sound, in Las Vegas and beyond.
Craig Schoettler curates ideal brews for Beerhaus
Thursday, March 17, 2016
How do you bring locals to the Strip? Pour local beers.

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