Posts in the Month of March, 2012:

Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

KJ Dim Sum Brings Crazy-Authentic Chinese to Rio

The new KJ Dim Sum & Seafood Restaurant is packing them in at Rio Las Vegas, so we thought it was time to head over for some delicious Chinese food, much of which this blog couldn’t pronounce even with extensive coaching. We were floored to see every seat in the restaurant (it accommodates 350 people) occupied….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Cromwell

The Award for “Best Men’s Room Sign” Goes To

This blog does not give out awards lightly, so it is with a great deal of pomp and/or circumstance that we bestow the award for “Best Men’s Room Sign in Las Vegas” to Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, and not just because it has the word “saloon” in its name. This stained-glass beauty makes a….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Shopping, Things to Do

Today’s Las Vegas Tchotchke We Love

This blog loves it some Las Vegas tchotchkes. We’ve got just about every refrigerator magnet, shot glass, poker chip, key chain, bottle opener and cozy you can imagine. And don’t get us started about those Las Vegas dice clocks. Recently, at Flamingo Las Vegas, this souvenir caught our eye. These beaded flamingos are $59, and….

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Celebrities, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment

Funnyman Jon Lovitz Endures Our Annoying Questions

Comedian and actor Jon Lovitz brings his unique comedic flair to Flamingo Vegas, Mar. 16-17, 2012. We asked the TV and film veteran some probing questions, which, in blog parlance tends to mean “softball,” which is O.K. in this instance because Lovitz lists “A League of Their Own,” a movie about baseball, among his credits…..

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, Promotions, Total Rewards

Hook-Up: 72 Hours of Las Vegas Hotel Kick-Assery

Here’s a Vegas room deal you won’t want to miss. Total Rewards loyalty club members can get 25% off rooms at select resorts in the Caesars Entertainment family of hotels for 72 hours (starting March 12, 2012). Check it out. Caesars Entertainment hotels in Las Vegas include Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood, Paris, Flamingo, Rio, Harrah’s,….

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Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, O'Sheas, The Linq

10 Things We’ll Miss When O’Sheas Casino Closes

All good things must come to an end, and this time, that good thing is O’Sheas casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The beloved casino will officially close its doors on April 30, 2012, to make way for The Linq, a development project that will change the face, and cleavage, of the Las Vegas Strip….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Shopping, The Linq

Today’s Las Vegas Thing We Have Our Mouth On

There are everyday gifts (yawn), then there are Las Vegas gifts (yipee!). Yesterday, we received the amazing gift below, purchased at Whiskey Run, one of the shops at Imperial Palace. (Yes, there are shops at Imperial Palace.) This awesome gift, a mere $4.75, involves several of this blog’s favorite things. First, Rice Krispie Treats. Although….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Las Vegas Restaurants, Shopping, Spas and Salons, Total Rewards

Squeeze the Most Out of Vegas With Social Rewards

Here’s a Las Vegas hook-up in two simple words: Social Rewards. Social Rewards is a program that gives you perks and freebies for things you’re probably already doing, like following your favorite Las Vegas hotels on Twitter, or liking them on Facebook, or telling friends about various Las Vegas awesomeness. Depending upon what action you….

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Celebrities, Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Hotels, The Linq

Today’s Las Vegas Celebrity Encounter (Kinda)

You never know who you’ll bump into when you’re in Las Vegas. As we strolled the Strip the other night, we spotted a TV crew tailing two Metro officers we can only assume were in the process of taping an episode of truTV’s “Vegas Strip.” The officers and their crew were all business as they….

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Caesars Entertainment, Celebrities, Total Rewards

Jimmy Kimmel Talks Up Total Rewards, We LOL

You know how sometimes celebrity endorsements are kind of lame and disappointing? Well, Jimmy Kimmel talking up the Total Rewards loyalty program is kind of the opposite of that. Kimmel made the video below, kind of an extended commercial, to kick off the Escape to Total Rewards giveaway game, which Total Rewards members (it’s free….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Restaurants, Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

Is the Best Pizza in Las Vegas at Martorano’s?

This blog has had a lot of pizza. We’ve had it in just about every major U.S. city, and in pizza joints around the world. And we can say, without a doubt, Martorano’s restaurant at Rio Las Vegas is currently serving up one of the best pizzas on the planet. The restaurant’s Thin Crust Pizza….

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Las Vegas Casinos, Las Vegas Entertainment, Paris Las Vegas

Curtain Rises for “Jersey Boys” at Paris Vegas

The big moment has arrived. “Jersey Boys” is making its debut at Paris Las Vegas. We stopped by for a sneak peek at the show, and judging from the portions we saw, it’s clear why this lively musical romp has become the hit it is, both in Vegas (formerly at the Palazzo) and on Broadway….

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Gaming, Las Vegas Casinos

Today’s “What Were You Thinking?” Craps Tip

Here’s an important lesson: Just because it’s bigger doesn’t mean it’s better. That lesson applies to craps, too! When you approach a craps table, two big numbers jump out at you, the Big 6 and Big 8. Craps is all about the odds, and the 6 and 8 are decent bets, because only the 7….

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