Food & Drink
Winter and cooler weather means hot chocolate, even in Las Vegas. You can find some of the tastiest cocoas in some of the most unlikely places in the Valley – often with some unexpected perks.
Renowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York’s grape-growing Finger Lakes region — think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse — is actually one of the country’s most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it’s the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.
Ski or snowboard into one of these ski resort restaurants and fill up with lamb chops, bison burgers and beef tenderloins before carving up the rest of the mountain.
This holiday season, treat your friends and family to a holiday feast they won’t soon forget courtesy of the executive chef at the Stratosphere Hotel, Casino & Tower, Rick Giffen.
Mini is major when you are looking for trending desserts. Craving a cronut, desiring to sink your teeth into a buttercream-frosted mini cupcake or dying for a dessert pop or real French pastry? You can find it all in Las Vegas.
Unlike most places, there are plenty of restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Las Vegas, so why not let one of the city’s celebrated chefs do the cooking for you? Here’s a look at five mouthwatering menus sure to leave taste buds (and tired moms) giving thanks.
Las Vegas offers la creme de la creme of milkshakes at a number of locations. You can find these delectable treats hidden in a desert oasis, at various casinos around town, in small diners/burger joints and even at a 24/7 sports book.
Many bakeries and stores offer pumpkin-based products throughout the year, but come autumn, there’s a wealth of treats available that may just have that special seasonal flavor you crave.
Fall is a great time to relax with a cocktail or two. Pop into these local bars to see what they have brewing for fall.
Las Vegans are lucky to have a number of resources, shops and clubs that will help you be your own brewmeister, offering ingredients, supplies and expert advice to make your first batch the best.