Best Dish Not on the Menu

Serious foodies know that Mitsuo Endo, chef/owner at Raku, does a kaiseki (multicourse Japanese dinner) by advance order for $150. We can vouch for this dinner as the best upscale meal in Las Vegas for such a price, and perhaps even the best in the country. But if you don’t wish to go that route, at least ask the chef to prepare his delicate Foie Gras Egg Custard, which is served in an egg shell (à la Thomas Keller). It’s incomparably rich and addictive.

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The Light Savers

The Light Savers

Once upon a time, in the 1970s to be more precise, a man and woman traveled from Argentina to Las Vegas to get married. They stayed at the Stardust. The atomic-age mushroom-cloud marquee sign captivated their imagination, and they had several photographs taken with it gleaming in the background.