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Best of the City 2013

Best Community-Supported Agriculture

Quail Hollow Farm has prevailed over the harsh growing conditions and meager profit margins that have kept Southern Nevada from jumping on the CSA trend in a significant way. Only about a half-dozen of these co-op farms, which deliver food to paying members on a regular basis, are thriving here. Among them, Quail Hollow is Read More

Dining

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Best Trendy Fish

In a sautéed sea bass, seared salmon and tuna tataki world, barramundi is the next It fish. The white, flaky texture makes it versatile to cook with and likable to a variety of Read More

Nightlife

Best Local DJ

Philly native Mighty Mi has spent the last few years at Wynn solidifying himself as a local favorite. Today, Mi (a.k.a. Milo Berger) is the resident DJ and music director at Surrender and Encore Beach Club. He books local DJs and throws the popular party, Battle Track: Hip-hop vs. House, in which two DJs rep their respective genres. He’s also staying busy as a producer and remixer who can be found doing DJ mixes for the BPM station on SiriusXM. While still a hip-hop and R&B-head at heart, today Mighty Mi has expanded his repertoire to include house and Read More

Dining

Best Modern Take on a Classic

For his 2-pound baked stuffed Maine lobster at Brand (smaller versions are available at the Light Group’s Fix and Stack), chef Brian Massie riffs on a New England seafood-house classic, there done more simply, with seasoned bread crumbs and butter. Massie is one of the most creative chefs on the Strip, and here he ups the ante, using crabmeat and crushed Ritz crackers. You won’t find a more addictive dish in this city. Read More

Arts & Entertainment

Best Actor

Good-ness, gra-cious, great balls of acting fire! Swallowing the scenery, belching, then swallowing some more, Martin Kaye jumps into the heart, soul and skin of rock trailblazer Jerry Lee Lewis in the resident production of Million Dollar Quartet at Harrah’s. The Brit-born, live-wire actor with the mop of blond curls pounds the 88s, leaps atop the piano and tosses off one-liners with smart-bomb precision, detonating across the Read More

Business & Services

Best “Shop Locally” Cheerleader

The local jewelry designer could rest on her laurels and play Vegas socialite as the daughter of Jack Weinstein, owner of Tower of Jewels, but Polly Weinstein has enough chutzpah to make a name for herself. The young, fiery blonde spends her time designing her own line of jewelry (the Jeweler’s Daughter) and organizing a biannual “pop-up” showcase event Downtown called Neon Bazaar that features Las Vegas-owned businesses only. Shop the next one November 30, Small Business Saturday, and support Weinstein’s Read More