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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 [...]

Monday Mise en Place: What Was Once 'Fleur de Lys' Will Now Be 'Fleur by Hubert Keller'

Behind These Walls A Restaurant Gets Reborn. Fleur by Hubert Keller is Coming

The renovations at the Fleur de Lys space at Mandalay Bay continue.  Construction is said to be “slow,” but I’m being told that the reborn restaurant is still slated to have a soft opening in mid-December with a blowout official grand opening [...]

Silk Road Is Still Open - They're Not Dead Yet

There’s been a flurry of bullshit swirling around regarding the status of Silk Road at the Vdara hotel, none of it good.  I’ve read everything from they will be closing to they are already closed.  However, I just took the 30 seconds necessary out of my day to call down to Silk Road and I’m [...]

Breakfast at Heierling's: Great Food and Conversation at Silk Road

When I was approached via e-mail to do a story on the breakfast menu at Chef Martin Heierling’s Silk Road in Vdara, I jumped at the opportunity.  Not just because I know Chef Heierling does good work and because I’ve already eaten two very tasty and satisfying lunches at Silk Road unannounced, but because I [...]

Monday Mise en Place: Silk Road at Vdara Ends Offering Dinner Service

Silk Road at Vdara

News coming out of CityCenter that they have their first victim in Chef Martin Heierling’s Silk Road.  Thankfully, it’s just a flesh wound.  Effective today (March 1), Vdara’s only restaurant will no longer be offering dinner service, but will still offer breakfast and lunch with new hours of operation going from [...]

The Weekly Bad Picture of Good Food: Spice Rubbed Kobe Flat Iron Steak from Silk Road

In our 2nd installment of poorly framed, poorly lighted, disgraceful snapshots of delicious eats, I present to you the Spice Rubbed Kobe Flat Iron Steak from Silk Road at Vdara.


Silk Road

Vdara Hotel & Spa
2600 W. Harmon Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

(702) 590-2111

Mike Dobranski is a professional musician, amateur blogger, eater of good food, poker junkie, master [...]