This year’s Vegas Uncork’d food and wine festival by Bon Appétit (May 9-12, 2013), was a non-stop series of high-profile events highlighting Sin City’s best chefs, sommeliers and restaurants. Among the more popular events of Vegas Uncork’d were a “Master Series” of hosted dinners at Caesars Palace, where guests had the opportunity to rub elbows….
Comedy-magician Mac King recently celebrated the lucky 13th anniversary of his show, the Mac King Comedy Magic Show, at Harrah’s Las Vegas. In honor of the occasion, the supremely likeable King got a proclamation from Mayor Carolyn Goodman naming May 11 “Mac King 13th Anniversary Day” in Las Vegas. Sadly, no cash value, but money….
The Last Frontier hotel-casino opened in 1942, and was one of the first casinos on The Strip. Believe it or not, at one time, the hotel transported guests to and from the airport in a horse-drawn stagecoach. In 1955, the Last Frontier became the New Frontier. In 1967, it was re-named just Frontier. In 2007,….
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino has just unveiled 380 redesigned suites, called Samba Suites, in its Masquerade Tower. Teal and orange hues are used throughout these 600-square-foot suites, which also feature patterned carpets, dark wood furnishings, brushed chrome fixtures and a 32-inch flat screen TV. The rooms also have upgraded bathrooms. Click here to view….
Just a quick update to our post the other day about the dramatic changes at the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon. As we were driving by today, we noted the beginning of the end for the hotel’s much-photographed front-facing decorative protrusion thingy.
The recently-closed Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon is smack dab in the middle of a massive renovation. How “smack dab”? Behold. The entire north wall of the former Bill’s (the side facing Flamingo Las Vegas) has come down, evidence the changes at the iconic corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo Blvd. are anything but….
Although the new Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace has been welcoming guests for some time now, the hotel celebrated its official grand opening with a star-studded bash on Apr. 28, 2013. The glitzy gathering included a traditional sake ceremony, an appearance by illusionist David Blaine and a poolside performance by singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. Nobu Hotel Caesars….
For many, Burger Palace at The Quad has been a mainstay of their Hangover Mitigation Ritual for ages. Now, you’ll have to head over to Hash House a Go Go, also at The Quad, because Burger Palace has closed. No official announcement of what will end up in the Burger Palace space has been made,….
There are a lot of Las Vegas shows, and many are over the top. But not many are literally over the top! Those are dudes. Playing drums. And, no, the photo wasn’t taken from overhead. Disorienting, right? The guys in the new show at The Quad, “Recycled Percussion,” are seated on a floating platform perpendicular….
The wildlife habitat at Flamingo Las Vegas is truly an oasis within the oasis that is the Las Vegas Strip, and this blog visits as often as possible to take in the surprising diversity of animals on display, including a pair of rescued pelicans. Bugsy and Virginia are alive and well at Flamingo Las Vegas!….
Each day at The Quad seems to bring with it some new thing, and blog loves it some new! New casino area. New Catalyst bar. New sign. New porte-cochère (French for “car arrival entrance thingy”). New side entrance, pictured below, when it first opened. See that decorative opening with plastic around it which we didn’t….
We’ve decided we don’t visit Harrah’s Las Vegas enough. Why? Because there’s so much to love! Here are 15 things this blog is loving about Harrah’s right this very minute. 1. This Shirt Who wouldn’t want to stroll down The Strip with a little Hugh Hefner vibe going on? Get this long-sleeve tee in the….
How sweet would it be to win a cool million clams? Not actual clams, of course, because that would be disgusting. The money kind of clams. A million dollars. Well, now’s your shot. “Wheel of Fortune,” the most popular TV game show in the history of ever, has teamed up with Caesars Entertainment for the….
The beauty of the new Catalyst Bar at The Quad hotel isn’t just skin deep. There’s some specialty cocktail chops to back it up. This blog forced itself to try some of these new signature cocktails on your behalf, because we’re self-sacrificing like that. First up is the Jal-E-Berri, with muddled strawberries and jalapenos (don’t….