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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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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.
Weekly Q&A: Shake Shack creator Danny Meyer brings his burgers to the Strip
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
“We would never suggest this is the only burger or the last burger you should have. We just want to make sure Shake Shack makes your rotation.”
Downtown’s casinos are in need of a flavor boost
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
New noodles at the California are a good start.
Three Las Vegas Big Game parties to consider
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
Bar bite buffets, open bars and butler-style service. Where are you watching this Super Sunday?
Vegas Uncork’d adds new events at Emeril’s, Border Grill, Hakkasan and more
Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
Ten new events have been added to the ninth annual star-studded culinary event.
Old Homestead Steakhouse packs big flavor, bigger legacy
Iconic chophouse has been at it since 1868
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Few restaurants have a legacy that compares to Old Homestead.
Breaking down Bardot Brasserie with Michael Mina
Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
The empire-building chef and restaurateur just opened his new classic French brasserie at Aria.
The Weekly Interview: Tom’s Urban founder Tom Ryan
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
"Every dish on our menu, we took it through the ringer and decided we need to be able to tell a story behind it."
All killer, no filler: Tom’s Urban isn’t messing around
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
Uncommonly big flavors help Tom's Urban stand out in the crowd.
Dining News & Notes: M&M Soul Food Cafe and Casa Don Juan expand
Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015
Also, Hussong's celebrates five festive years on the Strip.
Dining News & Notes: All-you-can-eat tacos at Mercadito and more
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015
Also, Alex Stratta finds a different location for his Tivoli Village tapas restaurant.
Emeril Lagasse’s restaurant proves worthy after two decades in the desert
Friday, Jan. 9, 2015
His New Orleans Fish House at MGM Grand unveils a revamped space and new menu delights.
Brian Howard, chef on the move
Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015
One of the city's most ambitious young chefs is striking out on his own in 2015.
Wolfgang Puck cozies up to Downtown Summerlin
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
A comforting menu built around salads, pizzas and pastas is a cakewalk for veteran chef Mark Andelbradt.
Kick up carbonara with Portofino’s pasta perfection
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
It's hard to choose a favorite pasta from Portofino's menu, but you can't go wrong with this one.
Quality is the key to longevity for chef Wes Kendrick
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
The chef and owner at 10-year-old Table 34 focuses on pleasing regulars and impressing first-time diners.
Which Vegas are you? Lennar Homes’ social media ad draws a weird line
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
And we're not sure how we feel about it.
Dining News & Notes: Nosh & Swig returns on ‘Restaurant Startup’
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015
Also, Central has closed at Caesars Palace. Could Giada be moving in?
Find fresh Mexican fare at an unlikely location at El Dorado Cantina
Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015
A big plate of hangover-crushing chilaquiles might be the best idea after you’ve spent some time at Sapphire.
A flurry of new restaurant openings closes the year
Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014
Shake Shack opens on the Strip on December 29, and there's more. Much more.
Bazaar Meat by José Andrés fulfills carnivores’ wildest dreams
Friday, Dec. 26, 2014
Specializing in animals that graze or swim, the celebration continues with some experimental appetizers.
The best new restaurants of 2014
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
We have some surprises—only five of our 14 choices are on the Strip this year.
NYE 2014 Guide: Eat in style
Some standout dinner options for the big night
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
Check out these standout dinner options for the big night.
And the chefs of the year are ...
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
From celebrity chefs to food-truck pilots, these are the culinary artists who shined brightest in 2014.
State of the Strip: A lot went down and came up in 2014. What mattered most?
Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
Years from now, we might look back at 2014 as the year momentum on the Strip began to build again.

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