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Tasting Las Vegas: The Podcast, Ep. 05 - Chef Roy Ellamar of Sensi

This week on Tasting Las Vegas: The Podcast, The Wife returns as we talk about some fabulous Recent Eats, we talk about the upcoming Tasting Las Vegas: The Tweetup at the Naked City Pizza Shop on November 15th and we reveal our 5 Overrated Restaurants in Las Vegas That Can Be Missed.  Then I’m joined [...]

Tasting Las Vegas: The Podcast - Episode 03, Chef Carla Pellegrino of Rao's

This week on Tasting Las Vegas: The Podcast, I’m joined once again with The Wife where we discuss The Great Bluefin Tuna / Lakeside Grill Controversy of Yesterday, the good times at the Blogworld and New Media Expo, our recent eats, and we also reveal our 5 Cocktails in Las Vegas That Can’t Be Missed. [...]

Behind The Scenes: How My 2010 7 & 7 Restaurant Picks Were Picked

I don’t know about you, but when I see Top (insert number here [that's what she said]) Lists, my blood usually starts boiling.  I often find myself thinking, “Are these people fucking stupid, corrupt, or a little bit of both?”  Whether it’s a Top 5 Greek Restaurants in Vegas list that doesn’t have The Fat [...]

The Weekly Bad Picture of Good Food: Wood-Grilled Sausages from Nobhill Tavern

It’s a Nobhill Tavern Palooza in posts this week, and of course no “palooza” is truly complete without an iPhone camera nightmare.  You wouldn’t know it by looking at it, but this should be slices of sausages and potatoes, pearl onion and hunks of bacon all in this dijon beurre blanc-ish sauce that made my [...]

Dish Spotlight: Lobster Pot Pie from Nobhill Tavern

Hot off the heels of the 2010 James Beard Award Semifinalist announcements, I wanted to go to one of the nominees that I haven’t been to before.  Almost ashamed to say, I haven’t been to Michael Mina’s Nobhill Tavern at the MGM Grand in the 5 ½ years The Wife and I have called Las [...]

Monday Mise en Place: Nobhill Tavern Offers 2 for 1 Entrees to Las Vegas Locals

Nobhill Tavern at the MGM Grand

2010 James Beard Award Semifinalist for Outstanding Service, Nobhill Tavern at the MGM Grand is currently offering Las Vegas locals two for one entrees!  Nobhill staff told me that the promotion doesn’t have a specific end date, so call ahead at (702) 891-7337 to confirm it’s still happening. By [...]

Las Vegas Shines with James Beard Award Semifinalists

The James Beard Foundation has announced their 2010 Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists, and no surprise, Las Vegas has a strong representation!

James Beard Award

The Outstanding Restaurateur gave a nod to Richard Melman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (Eiffel Tower Restaurant, Maggiano’s Little Italy, Mon Ami Gabi & Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab).  [...]