Sexy Vegas Power Duos: Lupita and Michal Furmanczyk

Absinthe’s rippling acrobat and Golden Nugget’s model dealer make pulses races from center-Strip to the heart of Downtown…. If you’re a regular reader of this column, you know that I’m obsessed with gorgeous people. From the lusciously stunning Savannah Cross to the hunky likes of Willie Gomez and Chris Hodgson, Vegas Unfiltered is unapologetic in … Continue reading “Sexy Vegas Power Duos: Lupita and Michal Furmanczyk”

Vegas Pastry Chef Earns Top Nationwide Honor In NYC

Westgate’s Chef Stephen Sullivan “Takes The Cake” at 29th Annual Pastry Competition… Admit it, Vegas fans…you love sweets. Chocolate, ice cream, pastries and desserts…the city is absolutely teeming with places to satisfy your cravings. We’ve got M & M’s World, Hershey’s Chocolate World, Ethel M. Candy Factory, Sugar Factory, The Chocolate Lounge and the World’s … Continue reading “Vegas Pastry Chef Earns Top Nationwide Honor In NYC”

Westgate’s Culinary Superstars: Chef Masato Shiga

International man of mystery lets his Asian cuisine do the talking… Last summer I introduced readers to Bar Sake, the newly-launched Japanese Robata-style grill restaurant that I referred to “Westgate’s Hidden Gem”. Unique in location, offerings and atmosphere, Westgate’s Bar Sake & Robata Grill is the perfect little venue to gather at with friends, a loved one…or … Continue reading “Westgate’s Culinary Superstars: Chef Masato Shiga”

Westgate’s Culinary Superstars: Executive Chef Steve Young

Meet the charismatic star of the incomparable Edge Steakhouse… In preparation for my ongoing series on the talent behind Westgate Las Vegas‘ Food and Beverage operations, I interviewed five amazing individuals. Each of them are standouts in their field, but only one had impressed me long before we actually met. That person is Executive Chef … Continue reading “Westgate’s Culinary Superstars: Executive Chef Steve Young”

Hamburger Mary’s Is Ready To Serve Up Some Prime Beef…and Quirky Charm

Category-defying burger spot plans grand return to the Vegas scene… Vegas is big on burgers. Every major resort has at least one gourmet hamburger restaurant. Even celebrity chefs like Bobby Flay and Gordon Ramsay have gotten in on the act. Then there are the bargain places like In-N-Out and Checkers that almost always seem to … Continue reading “Hamburger Mary’s Is Ready To Serve Up Some Prime Beef…and Quirky Charm”

2017 In Review – Ranking The Resorts

There’s something for everyone when choosing a hotel. But not all of them deserve your business… Best Luxury Resort – Palazzo The Venetian‘s more contemporary sister property has what it takes to satisfy your luxury needs without overt attempts at “hipness” (Cosmopolitan) or coasting on a previously-established reputation (Bellagio). The Palazzo offers easy access from … Continue reading “2017 In Review – Ranking The Resorts”

Westgate’s Culinary Superstars: Chef Bruno Morabito

Sid’s Cafe’s “Master of Brunch” is serious about the joys of casual dining… Part Two in my series on the fabulous culinary family of Westgate Las Vegas Sometimes you talk at length with someone whom you’ve previously encountered only in passing…and they blow your expectations away. That’s what happened during my recent morning sit-down with … Continue reading “Westgate’s Culinary Superstars: Chef Bruno Morabito”

Westgate’s Superbook Lands a Slam Dunk at “The Court”

New dining outlet at world’s largest sportsbook is a hit with the fans… In the past couple of years I’ve reported on the numerous improvements that have taken place in and around Westgate Las Vegas, best known as the former Las Vegas Hilton. Along with renovated rooms, modernized amenities and a new approach to customer … Continue reading “Westgate’s Superbook Lands a Slam Dunk at “The Court””