Rao's, the legendary 117-year-old East Harlem restaurant that is widely believed to be the hardest place in America to secure a reservation, opens in Hollywood today. This is the restaurant's third location -- a Rao's opened at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas in 2006. The original Rao's is known for ... More >>
For years, Vegas restaurants have trended towards celebrity chefs and high end dining. The buffet was seen as a throwback, a decent option for the unwashed gambling masses, but not so much a part of the food-glam scene Vegas is now known for. That is, until Caesars Palace decided to throw $17 mill ... More >>
*Top 20 Worst Bands Ever: The Complete List *Top 20 Musicians of All-Time, in Any Genre: The Complete List *Top 20 Sexiest Female Musicians of All-Time: The Complete List *Top 20 Sexiest Male Musicians of All-Time: The Complete List Considering that most all of today's popular music -- be it roc ... More >>
See also: *Top 20 Worst Bands of All Time *Top 20 Musicians of All Time, in Any Genre: The Complete List Considering that most all of today's popular music, be it rock, pop, dance, or rap, sprang from genres pioneered by black musicians, to be all caucasian about your songs is to, literally, betr ... More >>
J. RitzOutstanding Chef nom Suzanne Goin and Best NYC Chef winner Gabrielle Hamilton on the green carpet outside the JBFAs. We Californians have a reputation, however fictional or exaggerated, for looking on the bright side of things. So when it comes to reporting on the 2011 James Beard Fou ... More >>
Los Angeles-based indie-pop rockers and hipster darlings Saint Motel are going to Vegas, baby! The band's taking its theatrics to a select group of co-eds at the Palms--the kind of select group that migrates to MTV's Spring Break. In a town where there are no guarantees, the closest thing to ... More >>
Luciano Pellegrini of Valentino will cook lamb at Vegas Uncork'dThe home fires will grow a little dim this week when four top chefs and restaurateurs leave their L.A. haunts to cook in Las Vegas. The draw is Vegas Uncork'd, a gastronomic extravaganza presented by Bon Appetit Thursday through ... More >>
"It's a weird thing," a California Democratic insider tells L.A. Weekly. "It doesn't make sense at all. Why would he go from Bill Clinton to Hillary Clinton to Steve Bing to Antonio Villaraigosa? Why would he work for a lame duck mayor?" â€‹A weird thing, indeed. But Jay Carson, a thirty-something, ... More >>
Jenn GarbeeAnthony Anguille and his PotionsAnthony Anguille knows his pu-erh, the pressed large leaf tea prized for its earthy flavor and wine-like proclivity to aging. The 22-year-old is the "tea sommelier" at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. "A colleague had introduced a tea program to pair w ... More >>
Well, it's official: There'll be no 300 mph levitating train connecting Disneyland to Las Vegas. The dream of being able to park outside the Matterhorn and, two hours later, alight at Caesar's Palace, has gripped the imagination of forward-thinking humanity for years. But now its tireless champion, ... More >>
This month, The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas returns to inject a major dose of comedy diversity into Sin City, rising above and beyond the mainstream standards for standup on the Strip. Amongst the biggest gets for the fest is the Vegas debut of Canada's sketch comedy icons, The Kids in the Hall; ... More >>
Send in the clones
And other March 14-20 concerts
Basted days and nights in a 20th-century dormitory basement
Is the total casino management of MindPlay killing 21?
He’s the tantrum-throwing card shark who’s taking the Texas Hold ’Em craze from Vegas to your cell phone. A no-limits weekend with Phil Hellmuth Jr.
It’s Indian vs. Indian with Arnold in the middle, as the fight over the flood of money from reservation casinos heats up
The death of the Desert Inn. Is this the end of Vegas cool?
(Be careful not to splash marinara sauce on the paintings.)