Lago, Julian Serrano’s third Las Vegas restaurant, occupies the other end of the spectrum from his first — Picasso. While the latter celebrates works from the past in an upscale environment, Lago takes a more casual approach in an often criticized modern setting that is reminiscent of the headquarters of some evil villain from a… Continue reading Lago

Hyde Lounge

Hyde is a cool bar and lounge that even a crabby, old, club-hating guy like me can enjoy. They brought out the big guns to design the interior. Philippe Starck, the firm that did Bazaar and Katsuya in LA, did a wonderful job creating an intimate, inviting, and sexy atmosphere. Plus, you can’t go wrong… Continue reading Hyde Lounge

Jean Philippe Patisserie

— Originally posted on Yelp on 11/12/09 — Their pastries looked very impressive — beautiful works of art. I opted for a banana crepe instead (still sweet but not the sugar high their pastries would have been). The line was pretty long, wrapping back around the counter and into the hallway, but it moved fairly… Continue reading Jean Philippe Patisserie