Local “Pampered Chefs” Bring the Excitement of Italy to Your Home

Chef Piero Barbagallo and his colleagues help you to create a four-star Italian dining experience for your guests… In today’s fast-paced world, the popularity of TV food channels and cooking classes continues to grow. Now you can experience the best of both in your own Vegas kitchen…with a world-renowned chef assisting you all the way. … Continue reading “Local “Pampered Chefs” Bring the Excitement of Italy to Your Home”

Satisfy Your Inner Foodie at “Vegas Unstripped”

Outdoor festival gathers on-the-rise Chefs for a new take on Sin City dining… After an extremely unusual winter of snowstorms, downpours and chilly temps, the visitors and citizens of Las Vegas are taking to the streets. What better way to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine than an outdoor food festival? In recent years, Downtown … Continue reading “Satisfy Your Inner Foodie at “Vegas Unstripped””

Immersive Experiences To Blow Your Mind

Why just watch entertainment when you can be a part of it? With the drop in revenue from gambling and a huge reduction in the number of production shows in existence, it’s clear that Vegas visitors are seeking new ways to be excited. People want to be immersed in an experience…that’s why the Big Apple … Continue reading “Immersive Experiences To Blow Your Mind”

Westgate’s Culinary Superstars: Chef Aaron Losch

Getting to know the big man behind the resort’s food and beverage services… Last fall I met with one of Westgate Resort‘s executive team to discuss this series on their culinary team. During our luncheon we were unexpectedly joined by a third person. Big, burly, and with a serious expression on his face, this mountain … Continue reading “Westgate’s Culinary Superstars: Chef Aaron Losch”

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”