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Hash House to Put New Location in Plaza

Hash House to Put New Location in Plaza

 

Hash House A Go Go, a restaurant popular for its oversized portions and unique presentations, will open a fourth Las Vegas location at the Plaza Hotel and Casino by Sept. 1.

Construction on the new Hash House A Go Go location began yesterday. Since late last year, the Plaza has undertaken an extensive renovation project, including brand new guestrooms and suites, an entirely remodeled casino floor and lobby, and all new restaurants and entertainment options. 

“We are excited to welcome Hash House A Go Go to the Plaza,” said Tony Santo, president and CEO of Play LV which operates the Plaza Hotel and Casino. “As part of our renovation effort, we will offer our guests brand new dining experiences, and we are proud that Hash House A Go Go, a local favorite, will be offering their innovative spin on dining at the Plaza.”

Restaurant Critic: Taco Time!

Restaurant Critic: Taco Time!

Restaurant critic John Curtas weighs in on two taco places just a few yards from each other. 

One lunch (two tacos and one huge tongue burrito plus drinks) came to $20. The other (three tacos) came to $7. Both were consumed within 20 minutes of each other at our two best taco restaurants, 50 yards apart, on East Charleston Boulevard.

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Denny's Announces Plans for Neonopolis Location

Denny's Announces Plans for Neonopolis Location

 

Denny’s will build a flagship restaurant in Neonopolis, giving a boost to the beleaguered downtown retail complex.

The new Denny’s location will be the sixth in Las Vegas and is expected to open early next year. 

The Fremont Street Denny’s flagship will boast an iconic architectural design that reflects the company’s brand identity as America’s diner. Denny’s is working with noted architect James Wines on the design elements of this location to make sure it truly embodies the spirit of the diner.

Curtas: A Tale Of Two Italians

Curtas: A Tale Of Two Italians

Restaurant Critic John Curtas gives his opinion on two opposing Italian food places, one with a new home in Henderson.

It was the best of times (because Italian food has had a twenty year Renaissance), it was the worst of times (because it’s now ubiquitous), it was the age of wisdom (Mario Batali), it was the age of foolishness (Macaroni Grill’s authenticity), 


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Dine Out Today to Benefit Children

Dine Out Today to Benefit Children

 

Eat out for a good cause today on International Children’s Day, as 13 local restaurants help mark the occasion.

They will participate in the Building Champions against the Odds Campaign to benefit Nevada Children’s Center (NCC) and commemorate International Children’s Day. Nevada Children’s Center takes part in the global commemoration of children though the Campaign.

These area restaurants have pledged to donate between 10-20 percent of revenue to Nevada Children’s Center, but you must bring a flyer available at www.nccenter.org with you to qualify for the donation.

The Campaign will help NCC in its mission to empower young victims of abuse, neglect, and mental afflictions by providing therapeutic day treatment, behavior modification, and in-home parenting resources in partnership with foster care and child protective advocates and agencies.

Spring Asparagus Salad at TABLE 10

Spring Asparagus Salad at TABLE 10

Clock is ticking for springtime salad being served now at a Strip restaurant.

Eat this now! And by now we mean NOW! Because, as you may know, the Spring growing season for white asparagus is extremely short, and Executive Chef Sean Roe tells us these will only be around for a few weeks.

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CSN Student Team Wins Silver at Culinary Competition

CSN Student Team Wins Silver at Culinary Competition

A team of students from the College of Southern Nevada recently claimed a silver medal at the 2011 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Western Regional Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The CSN Student Hot Food Competition Team was one of 10 teams entered in the ACF Student Team Regional Championship. This year’s championship consisted of a three-part competition that included: a cold food buffet platter for eight people; a skills salon, which consisted of chicken fabrication, fish fabrication, knife skills and pastry skills; and creating a four-course menu for four people.

The CSN team members included: Team Captain Huan Kyong Chan (entrée), Jason Isaacs (appetizer), Andrea Reyes (salad), Edward Reyes (dessert), and Gerald Berja (alternate). Team apprentices were Pei-Hsuan Lee and John Staten. The coach of the CSN Culinary Team was Chef Levy Acosta Jr. and the assistant coach was Michael Gabriel.