A Small Bite


Fresh & Easy Now Fresher, Easier

If you’ve visited your local Fresh & Easy lately, you may have noticed some changes—new features or construction. The grocery chain is in the midst of over overhauling its 19 Las Vegas locations. According to company spokesperson Brendan Wonnacott, the goal is “to deliver modern convenience to customers by making fresh and natural foods more available to them.” Read More

Dishing With Grace


Santa’s at Gimme Some Sugar, Party Island Style and Off the Strip Comes to the Strip

Local bakery Gimme Some Sugar (19 S. Stephanie St., Suite 160, Henderson, 702-882-2537, GimmeSomeSugarLV.com) pairs up with Santa Claus on December 16 for one of his many appearances before Christmas, and this stop is in support of Three Square. Donate some non-expired canned goods and your kids not only get a complimentary chocolate chip cookie, but also some one-on-one time with Santa to discuss gift options. Read More



Vila Algarve Offers a Rare Portuguese Treat

Portuguese food is a rare find in Las Vegas. So when I heard about Vila Algarve on West Tropicana Avenue, I imagined it would be a small spot catering to a niche market. To my surprise, I instead found a large space, with seating for up to 70 people in the dining room, a formidable bar area, and a stage that hosts an open-mic comedy night on Wednesdays and swing bands on the weekends. Read More

Al a Carte


Late Night Chef Fight Viewing Party to be a Delicious One, Velazquez Gets Caffeinated and Sirio to Close

Dining consultant and promoter Jolene Mannina will throw a charity viewing party for the FYI network’s new cooking competition series Late Night Chef Fight on November 30at the Bunkhouse. That’s actually the day after the show, which was shot entirely in Las Vegas, premieres. The party will run 7-10 p.m. and will feature food by Read More

Dishing With Grace

Tony's Chicken with Three Chili

Gordon Ramsay’s New Takeaway, Chicken Skin Galore and Where to Get a Spice Fix

Now that he has a steakhouse, a burger joint and a pub, everyone’s favorite Scottish chef is going full-on U.K. with his newest addition to the Strip, Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips. Although the traditional English meal can already be had at his eponymous pub in Caesars Palace, his new spot—set to open in spring at the Linq—is a more casual experience, fashioned after takeaway spots you’d find across the pond. Read More



Exotic Fare Awaits You at Cleo

If you’re going to name your restaurant after the Egyptian pharaoh-queen and lover of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, you’d better bring something special to the table. I’m happy to report that Cleo at SLS’, a sister restaurant to the L.A. original, does just that. Read More