Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill

I went here a while back with no reservation on a busy Thursday night and they were able to seat our party of 9 within 15 minutes. After reading mixed reviews of the place my expectations weren’t very high. But, I walked away impressed with several of the dishes. Crispy calamari was mixed with pickled… Continue reading Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill


As part of the Orleans updated dining options, Bailiwick brings live entertainment, good drinks, and plenty of comfort food to a spacious gastropub setting. There’s plenty to like from their oversized menu starting with appetizers. You’ll find a massive pretzel with an ale house cheese fondue, deviled eggs topped with candied bacon, delicious wrapped dates… Continue reading Bailiwick

Cutting Board Filipino Gastropub

Rarely do I crave Filipino food, despite being Filipino. To be honest, I’m not a big fan of the cuisine, typically full of fried and oily dishes. Cutting Board, however, changed my tune. Located off of Lake Mead Blvd and the 95, the spacious, open, industrial interior signals, from the second that you step in,… Continue reading Cutting Board Filipino Gastropub

State 48 Tavern

This western-themed gastropub in Page, AZ offers more than just American fare. The modern menu also has Italian, Asian, and Mexican influences. Unfortunately, the execution could be better. The beet salad ($7, half order) suffered from too much of the lemon basil vinaigrette and not enough beets or goat cheese. The patty in the Cowboy… Continue reading State 48 Tavern

Michael Mina’s Pub 1842

Michael Mina’s newest Vegas restaurant, Pub 1842, is in the heart of MGM Grand district — a long hallway with an odd combination of high end restaurants, shops, and a food court. It took over for Sea Blue, Mina’s former establishment. The place was loud. Like night club loud. And, due to its location it… Continue reading Michael Mina’s Pub 1842

Poppy Den By Angelo Sosa

Is Angelo Sosa the next Wolfgang Puck? Ol’ Wolfy started a Vegas revolution when he opened Spago back in ’92 and other celebrity chefs followed. Sosa is one of the first TV celeb chefs to open a spot in the Vegas ‘burbs and hopefully more will follow (it’s great to hear Bradley Ogden has plans… Continue reading Poppy Den By Angelo Sosa