Caesars Palace Las Vegas was Dixie Chicks Central this past weekend as singer Martie Maguire celebrated her birthday weekend with a visit to Rao’s. Two-thirds of the best-selling Dixie Chicks, Maguire and Emily Robison (left to right below), as well as family and friends, met superstar Executive Chef Carla Pellegrino, before heading to see Cher….
It’s football season, and Rao’s at Caesars Palace is getting in on the gridiron action. (Bonus trivia: Why is it called a “gridiron”? Find out.) On Monday nights, Rao’s is serving up drink specials from Bacardi USA, including Grey Goose Le Citron Spicy Bloody Mary, Bacardi Pineapple Mojito, Bacardi Gold Cuba Libre, Cazadores Golden Margarita….
We asked around, and nobody could tell us who this Al Dente person is, but from what we hear, he is responsible for some amazing Italian food at Bally’s Las Vegas. If you bump into Al at Bally’s, tell him we said “hi.”
The home of the best buffet in Vegas (the Carnival World Buffet), Rio Las Vegas, is also home to the best seafood buffet in Vegas, the Village Seafood Buffet. It’s all-seafood, all-the-time. One floor down from the Chippendales Theatre, the Village Seafood Buffet was bustling with seafood lovers when we stopped by recently. We made….
Hot off the virtual presses! The world of competitive eating will soon converge on Martorano’s at Rio Las Vegas for the Martorano’s Masters Meatball Championship. This first-ever event is slated for Nov. 8. Read more on the official site of the International Federation of Competitive Eating. Because we knew that organization existed before this very second,….
The other day, we popped in at Ichiban Restaurant, on the mall level of Bally’s Las Vegas. We felt immediately welcome at this humble, intimate dining spot featuring authentic Japanese delicacies, many of which we are unable to actually pronounce. It’s a bit tough to locate, but well worth the search. You’ll find it across from….
Drop by Le Burger Brasserie sometime. It’s a charming mixture of restaurant and sports bar, combining the best elements of each, at Paris Las Vegas. It’s actually located in the concourse between the Paris and Bally’s, for your dining and schmoozing convenience. Speaking of schmoozing, make sure to say “hi” to Judy and Brenae when you stop by. You’ll feel….
Bobby Flay, the mastermind behind Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace, recently Tweeted his five favorite tequilas, and here’s what he had to say: 1. “One of my favorite tequilas is El Tesoro Platinum — crisp, clean, classic Agave aromas for the perfect margarita!” 2. “I love a Partida Margarita straight up (no triple sec) —….
Congratulations, Bobby Flay and team! Mesa Grill celebrates its birthday at Caesars Palace on Sep. 23. To celebrate five fabulous years in Vegas, Chef Flay is counting down his five favorite tequilas on Twitter. Follow him here (we do!). Stop in Mesa Grill on Sep. 23, say “Happy Birthday!,” and get a free mini Mesa….
Update (12/1/09): RUB BBQ has left the building. Seriously. RUB BBQ has shuttered its Rio Las Vegas location. We’re not removing this post because we like the pictures, but if you show up at Rio trying to find RUB, you’re barking up the wrong spit. Or something. It’s time to satisfy that craving for BBQ!….
Film legend Tony Curtis showed up at Rao’s in Caesars Palace last night for a special dinner. Curtis has lived in Las Vegas for about a decade. Read more. Still curious about how to pronounce Rao’s? Got you covered.
After a recent visit to Caesars Palace, we snagged an exclusive interview with one of Las Vegas’ top chefs, Gregory Gourreau, Executive Chef of Payard Pâtisserie & Bistro. His candid answers give us a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of serving up sinful culinary delights in Sin City. Pulse of Vegas Blog: Could you tell us….