Ben Vaughn names his Top Five breads in Las Vegas

Tony Gemignani shows the holes in focaccia at the new Pizza Rock restaurant at Third Street and Ogden Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in downtown Las Vegas.

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Tony Gemignani shows the holes in focaccia at the new Pizza Rock restaurant at Third Street and Ogden Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in downtown Las Vegas.

Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 10:34 p.m.
The dedication to the baking process with brioche and croissant is pure love. The art of crafting croissant dough is meticulous indeed, and the passion is equal for each layer of buttery, folded dough.
Britney Spears with Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation kids on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at in downtown Las Vegas.

Strip Scribbles: Britney Spears adds dates; Imagine Dragons EP; Chris Brown’s 26th at Drai’s

Las Vegas:
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 4:01 p.m.
Before I say one word, let me pour a glass of fine tequila and toast you all with “Happy Cinco de Mayo!” Celebrations are valley-wide, but the one to watch is at the Luxor with Arianny Celeste, “Fantasy” and Jabbawockeez.
Mariah Carey and bottlenose dolphin Osborne at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at the Mirage.

Mariah Carey to appear at Billboard Awards at MGM, swims with dolphin at Mirage

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 3:01 p.m.
For the first time in 17 years, superstar singer Mariah Carey, who opens her “#1 to Infinity” show at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace on Wednesday, will appear at the Billboard Music Awards.
The post-fight party headlined by Chris Brown and featuring 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, Akon, Tyga, Too Short and more at Drai's Live on Saturday, May 2, 2015, atop the Cromwell.

Chris Brown denies punching man at the Palms; man isn’t pressing charges

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 2:30 p.m.
Chris Brown’s rep issued a statement: “Chris has a suite at the hotel that has a basketball court and invited friends to come play. An unruly individual showed up uninvited and was removed from the premises. Chris was not in an altercation with this person.”
The Moody Blues at Pearl at the Palms on Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Las Vegas.

Robin Leach remembers The Moody Blues and his nights in white satin

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 2:07 p.m.
Shortly after I sailed to America from England in November 1963, British rock and roll exploded, and the invasion began. It’s difficult to believe that it is now 50-plus years ago!
The Moody Blues at Pearl at the Palms on Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Review: The Moody Blues bring their timeless flight to Pearl at the Palms
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 1:31 p.m.
As The Moody Blues musical arrangement requires a more complex composition than many bands of their generation, accompanying band mates helped complete their dreamlike musical texture.
The Las Vegas Outlaws defeat the L.A. Kiss 49-16 on Monday, May 4, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center. Outlaws quarterback J.J. Raterink is pictured here.
Photos: L.V. Outlaws defeat L.A. Kiss for second time in three weeks, win 49-16
Arena Football League:
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 11:56 a.m.
It was the sixth consecutive loss for the Kiss owned by legendary KISS rockers Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons. Add in their losing streak at the end of last season, and it is 11 consecutive losses.
Journey at the Joint on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Photos: Energized crowd welcomes Journey with open arms to the Joint
Hard Rock Hotel:
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 10 a.m.
As Journey took the stage, leading off with the ever-popular “Any Way You Want It,” the band’s multigenerational fan base came alive and remained highly engaged throughout the nearly two-hour, 20-song setlist.
Christina Wilson, Gordon Ramsay and Scott Commings.
Photos: Gordon Ramsay promotes Christina Wilson; new Aria restaurant, club; sous chef computer
2015 Vegas Uncork’d:
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 3 a.m.
Five years to the day executive chef Christina Wilson won Season 10 of “Hell’s Kitchen,” star chef Gordon Ramsay appointed her the top executive of his worldwide restaurant empire.
Jay Z and Young Jeezy attend the D’Usse after-fight party hosted by Jay Z and Beyonce on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Marquee in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Fight Weekend party photos: Jay Z and Beyonce host at Marquee
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 8:08 p.m.
Beyonce, who never stopped dancing in her seat at their VIP table near the DJ booth, welcomed friends and family, including her mother and new husband, who naturally stayed closerthanthis throughout the night.
Octagon girl Arianny Celeste waves to fans between rounds of a fight at UFC 156 on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Q+A: Knockout UFC ring girl Arianny Celeste talks Cinco de Mayo at T&T
Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 7:28 p.m.
UFC ring beauty Arianny Celeste has seen her fair share of knockouts, but her Cinco de Mayo party at Tacos & Tequila in the Luxor on Tuesday will be a real 10 count.
Justin Bieber and Shanina Shaik at Rehab on Saturday, May 2, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Photos: Justin Bieber + Tyson Beckford’s ex? Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s $1M necklace
Hard Rock Hotel:
Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 6:26 p.m.
Did partygoers at Rehab on Sunday get so out of control during an appearance by Ludacris that Hard Rock Hotel management had to close the party pool early and evict daytime revelers?
A tour of MGM Arena under construction behind Monte Carlo and New York-New York on Friday, May 1, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: MGM Arena update; Riviera butts; billionaires meet; Chrissy Teigen’s recipes
Las Vegas:
Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 6 p.m.
One year down, and one year to go. Execs of the new AEG/MGM Arena under construction behind Monte Carlo and New York New York gave an update tour of the $375 million sports arena on the Strip on Friday.
Sports Illustrated swimsuit models Samantha Hoopes, Genevieve Morton, Kim Glass, Hailey Clauson and Anastasia Ashley host Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Foxtail Pool Club in SLS Las Vegas.
S.I. swimsuit model Anastasia Ashley gives selfie lessons to Robin Leach
SLS Las Vegas:
Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 4:58 p.m.
Pro surfer and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition beauty Anastasia Ashley gave me a lesson in taking selfies and using the latest iPhone video and photo apps over champagne in Franklin Bar at Delano Las Vegas on Sunday.
Korie Robertson, Willie Robertson, Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr attend the grand opening of “Duck Commander Musical” on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Rio.
What’s next for ‘Duck Commander Musical’ after it closes May 17 at the Rio?
Monday, May 4, 2015 @ 4:30 p.m.
Willie Robertson, who wrote the bestselling book “The Duck Commander Family” with wife Korie, tells me after its six-week engagement here at the Rio, he’s taking the show on the road.