On a large, fresh flour tortilla is a mixture of blended Mexican cheeses, rice, beans, romaine lettuce, pico de gallo, guacamole, tortilla strips and cotija cheese. But, of course, it’s the pork barbacoa—slow roasted with secret spices for five hours, then hand-shredded and marinated for 24 hours—that makes this salad special. It comes with a choice of tomatillo or cilantro-lime vinaigrette dressing. $7.75, multiple locations, 948-1500, CafeRio.com.
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 2016
Our seventh annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best place to fix your speeding ticket to the best Bloody Mary.