Serious cooking is underfoot at this revolving restaurant, recently acquired by Goldman Sachs. Chefs Claude Gaty, late of Mon Ami Gabi, and creative Rick Giffen, formerly of Café Wasabi, are cooking with gas. This starter with lump crabmeat and green papaya is like a Thai street dish, but then is Frenched up with a lemongrass and Sriracha beurre blanc. $16. Atop the Stratosphere, 380-7711.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products