Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

If you’re a dog lover you’ll love the dog-friendly patio where you can order rice, chicken and water for your canine. If you’re not a dog lover you’ll want to avoid the patio altogether. There are dogs of all shapes and sizes and some are less well behaved than others. Some owners are completely oblivious… Continue reading Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

Andiron Steak & Sea

I’m finally getting around to posting a review for Andiron, Elizabeth Blau and Kim Canteenwalla’s upscale and modern interpretation of a steakhouse. I made a couple visits during the summer and with the executive chef changes (opening chef Joe Zanelli left, Brett Uniss entered and soon departed, and now Micah Waltz leads the kitchen) some… Continue reading Andiron Steak & Sea

Trattoria Reggiano

You may not know the name Frank Bonanno, but chances are you’ve eaten in one of his food courts in an MGM property or grabbed a quick bite at one of his franchised fast food spots like Johnny Rockets, Haagen-Dazs or Nathan’s Famous. Trattoria Reggiano is Bonanno’s foray into a more upscale concept, with their first… Continue reading Trattoria Reggiano

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

The menu at Wolfgang Puck’s first off-the-Strip restaurant in Las Vegas may not be groundbreaking, but the execution has been excellent almost every visit. Add to that a dark, comfortable dining area with views into an open kitchen and you’ve got a spot that has gained much popularity since opening in the new Downtown Summerlin… Continue reading Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

CRAVE Restaurant

This midwest chain recently opened in the new Downtown Summerlin complex. It claims to be chef driven — and maybe it is — but the quality and execution is on par with similar chain restaurants. The duck confit flatbread ($15.95) was one of the more interesting sounding dishes, but there wasn’t enough duck to balance… Continue reading CRAVE Restaurant