Combine a weekly late-night food-truck gathering with a little friendly competition between Strip chefs, and the toques are off. The Back of the House Brawl—the brainchild of Jolene Mannina, the Queen of Mobile Dining—has lured chefs better known for their haute cuisine and crammed them into the back of the city’s best gourmet trucks. Armed with a basketful of secret ingredients—from bacalao to Brussels sprouts, or just a theme, like the famed Grilled-Cheese Battle—the chefs have to rely on what’s in the truck to create dishes to please a panel of motley judges. What comes out of these tiny kitchens is often pure magic.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Get to know the Life Is Beautiful acts. Learn about Downtown's new kaleidoscopic murals. Find tips on how to navigate schedule conflicts. And see what's on the mouthwatering menu. Here is Vegas Seven's guide to tasting, seeing and hearing all the festival has to offer, from the first afternoon set to the final headliner.
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products