Executive chef Barry S. Dakake and the Arizona Cardinals cheerleaders at N9NE Steakhouse on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at the Palms.
Vanessa Lachey, Arizona Cardinals cheerleaders dine, party at the Palms
Las Vegas:
Monday, July 27, 2015
Actress and TV personality Vanessa Lachey stopped by Palms Pool & Dayclub and N9NE Steakhouse at the Palms on Saturday afternoon to celebrate a friend’s bachelorette party.
Rise Against at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
Concert announcements: Rise Against at DLVEC, Luis Miguel at Mandalay Bay
Music:
Monday, July 27, 2015
Let’s start off the week with concert announcements in Las Vegas: Punk rock band Rise Against takes over Downtown Las Vegas Events Center on Saturday, Nov. 21, with supporting acts metal core group Killswitch Engage and Los Angeles’ Letlive.
Sebastien Silvestri, Daniel Boulud, Buddy Valastro, Robin Leach and Emeril Lagasse attend the 2014 Ultimo Grand Banquet on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at the Venetian.
Venetian, Palazzo F&B VP Sebastien Silvestri: The birth and impact of restaurants in casino resorts
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Nowadays, you cannot be in the casino-resort business without taking your food-and-beverage program seriously. Las Vegas became a breeding ground for incredible destination restaurants. New and old properties raised the culinary bar.
Shane Scheel, Tracie Thoms, Quentin Tarantino, Rosario Dawson and Christopher Lloyd Bratten.
Shane Scheel of ‘For the Record: Baz’: We’re a community committed to excellence, one another
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, July 26, 2015
We cooked up an idea to drink for free and get Sam Harris, Tiffany and Billy Porter to sing for us. We bought a piano on Craigslist and rolled it into the bar one Friday night. We made a flier, borrowed a small sound system and scoured the talent agency’s database.
Joe Jonas hosts and DJs on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Hyde Bellagio. He was joined by his younger brother, Nick Jonas, and actor Cuba Gooding Jr.
Photos: DJ Joe Jonas joined by Nick Jonas, Cuba Gooding Jr. at Hyde Bellagio
Music:
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Before his arrival at Hyde Bellagio, the Strip hotspot behind the Bellagio Fountains, Joe Jonas tweeted about his party, “Don’t be the Bishhhh that doesn’t come to Vegas when I DJ @HydeBellagio this Saturday, July 25!”
Mariah Carey hosts at 1 OAK on Saturday, July 25, 2015, in the Mirage.
Photos: Caesars Palace headliner Mariah Carey hosts at 1 OAK
The Mirage:
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Mariah Carey, whose compilation album “Infinity” was released on May 15, arrived at 1 OAK after midnight, where she stopped on the red carpet and wowed photographers and hundreds of fans in a stunning black gown.
Scott Disick hosts at 1 OAK on Friday, July 24, 2015, in the Mirage.
Photos: Scott Disick hosts solo at 1 OAK post-split with Kourtney Kardashian
The Mirage:
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Reality-TV royal Scott Disick, 32, began his Friday night in Las Vegas at Stack before hosting at nearby 1 OAK. Fresh off a plane from L.A., Disick relaxed in his suite at the casino resort before heading to dinner at Stack at 10:45 p.m.
Oprah Winfrey with the cast of "Michael Jackson One" on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Mandalay Bay.
Oprah Winfrey treats six students to ‘Michael Jackson One’ and ‘O’
Cirque du Soleil:
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Television titan Oprah Winfrey on Saturday night treated six students from her South African school to an evening in Las Vegas, where they celebrated the 21st birthday of one of the girls at two Cirque du Soleil shows on the Strip.
Kourtney Kardashian celebrates her 36th birthday with Scott Disick and friends at 1OAK on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in the Mirage.
Celebrity preview: Mariah Carey, Scott Disick, Brantley Gilbert, Joe Jonas, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett
Las Vegas:
Friday, July 24, 2015
Are reality-TV stars Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian back together after their split after 10 years and three children? Who knows, but we do know that Las Vegas regular Disick — actually, most of the Kardashians are Las Vegas regulars — hosts at 1OAK in the Mirage.
Opening night of Britney Spears’ “Britney: Piece of Me” on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at The Axis in Planet Hollywood.
Britney Spears considers two-year renewal at Axis at Planet Hollywood
Music:
Friday, July 24, 2015
Caesars Entertainment executives are “very eager to have her back.” I was told: “There’s a new two-year-residency offer on the table after negotiations were concluded last week.” What does Britney Spears do next?
Piff the Magic Dragon and Mr. Piffles.
Piff the Magic Dragon: Mr. Piffles is the greatest decision I have ever made
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Mr. Piffles is a rescue dog. Not like Lassie. There’s not much Mr. Piffles could rescue, is there? Apart from maybe a moth with a sore throat. What I mean is, I rescued Mr. Piffles.
Las Vegas-based producer and manager Seth Yudof.
Producer and manager Seth Yudof: The Las Vegas bait-and-switch
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 23, 2015
I was once a badass teenage guitar player from Austin, Texas, but we’ll return to that later. I landed in Las Vegas more than 13 years ago for the shallowest of reasons: financial reward and a beautiful dancer.
Alain Ducasse’s Mix will soon become Rivea at Delano Las Vegas.
Alain Ducasse’s Rivea, Skyfall Lounge set to open at Delano Las Vegas this fall
Counter Intelligence:
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Also: SW Steakhouse at Wynn Las Vegas will close Monday for renovations with a scheduled reopening of Aug. 14. During the closure, signature SW Steakhouse dishes will be served at Lakeside by executive chef David Walzog, who oversees both restaurants.
A true living legend, Willie Nelson is at the Chelsea on Sunday, July 26, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Weekend best bets: Rush, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett and ‘Avenue Q’
Las Vegas:
Thursday, July 23, 2015
It's a great weekend for old-school country fans with two genre greats stopping through with shows in Las Vegas. But if that's not your thing, there's still a musical, a bar bash and more in store for the days ahead.
Chef Paul Bartolotta of Ristorante di Mare at Wynn Las Vegas adds the finishing touches to his fritto misto di mare during the James Beard Foundation's Taste America: "Local Flavor From Coast to Coast" dine-around at the Mirage Pool on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.
Mark LoRusso to replace Paul Bartolotta at Wynn; two new chefs at Aureole; Shibuya chef departs
Counter Intelligence:
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Mark LoRusso has a long history with Wynn Las Vegas, most recently with Botero at Encore. Before Botero, LoRusso was executive chef of Tableau at Wynn Las Vegas’ Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Tower Suites.