The concept was launched in the U.K. in the early 1990s, but few true examples (April Bloomfield’s The Spotted Pig in New York City being a notable exception) have surfaced in the U.S. Block 16, though, an innovative local restaurant group, has a game-changer in Public House. Corporate chef Anthony Meidenbauer does potted farm egg with asparagus, crispy frog legs, grilled octopus and even poutine—the late-night French-Canadian gut bomb of fries, cheese curds and gravy, with duck confit thrown in to further impress us.
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.