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Top Las Vegas Foodies To Follow On Twitter

September 5, 2012 9:00 AM

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twitter Top Las Vegas Foodies To Follow On Twitter

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As the city of Las Vegas continues to grow in popularity as a foodie destination, it should come as no surprise that the city’s many chefs and restaurants are talking through Twitter to get the word out about their tasty culinary creations. Even local food writers are helping spread the word. Here’s just a sampling of some of the many Twitter accounts you should be following. These tweets are sure to leave you salivating for more.

Not on Twitter yet? What are you waiting for? Signing up is free, and it’s a great way to keep up to date on all your favorite chefs and restaurants. Sometimes, places will even tweet out special promotions to their Twitter followers, so if you consider yourself a real foodie, you can’t afford not to sign up. You can also message your favorite chefs directly—some are even known for their quick replies.

Sam DeMarco
@ChefSammyD

For some fun insight into a chef’s life (in 140 characters or less, of course), follow chef Sam DeMarco of FIRST Food & Bar inside The Shoppes at The Palazzo. He responds to almost everyone who directly messages him, so be sure to send him any feedback or questions you have after visiting the restaurant.

Rick Moonen
@RickMoonen

The country’s preeminent culinary voice on sustainable seafood, RM Seafood chef Rick Moonen not only sends out plenty of fun photos on Twitter, but also educates his followers with his tweets. When the “Top Chef Masters” runner-up isn’t in the kitchen of his restaurant inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay, he’s been known to ask his followers for dining recommendations wherever his travels take him. When else can you recommend a restaurant to a famous celebrity chef?

Wolfgang Puck
@WolfgangBuzz

The man responsible for bringing the celebrity chef trend to Las Vegas 20 years ago when he opened Spago inside The Forum Shops at Caesars, Wolfgang Puck is one of the most popular chefs to follow on Twitter. Offering plenty of great food information as well as recipes, followers will not only be kept up to date on all the latest news on Puck’s six Las Vegas restaurants, but also his many other restaurants worldwide.

Nove Italiano
@NoveLV

This popular Italian restaurant inside the Palms frequently hosts “tweet up” events for its followers, rewarding those who RSVP with complimentary drinks, signature appetizers and other special offers. Want to learn how to make some of Nove’s signature dishes? Followers are also the first to know when Nove’s executive chef, Geno Bernardo, hosts one of his cooking classes, so they can RSVP before spaces run out.

Table 10
@Table10LasVegas

Hungry? You will be once you start following this restaurant on Twitter. Emeril Lagasse’s casual New Orleans eatery, Table 10, inside The Shoppes at The Palazzo is famous for tweeting some amazing pictures of its dishes.

Tacos & Tequila
@tacosandtequila

If you like Mexican food, this is the Twitter page to follow! This restaurant at the Luxor frequently tweets out special promotions to its followers, as well as plenty of photos of its delicious dishes and sinful drinks. Be on the lookout for upcoming Mexican Independence Day, Dia de Los Muertos and Halloween offers at Tacos & Tequila.

Related: Best Mexican Food In Las Vegas

Lola D’s Kitchen
@loladskitchen

You don’t have to visit our neighbor to the north when you’re in the mood for some delicious poutine. Simply follow Lola D’s Kitchen on Twitter to find out where Las Vegas’ first and only mobile poutine eatery will be serving the delectable dish. In addition to poutine, Lola D’s also offers a variety of healthy food options for those who want to eat well on-the-go.

Slidin’ Thru
@slidinthru

Follow this popular Vegas food truck’s Twitter page to find out where it will be serving its scrumptious sliders next. If you can’t wait for your next slider, you can also visit Slidin’ Thru’s Durango Drive location, open daily from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Related: Best Burgers in Las Vegas

John Curtas
@eatinglasvegas

For all the latest Las Vegas restaurant reviews, follow local food critic John Curtas. In addition to tweeting plenty of food shots––both good and bad, to warn followers what not to order—the eatinglv.com critic tweets hot host and hostess photos so you know where all the pretty people work. He also spreads the word on recent restaurant openings and closings, so as soon as he gets the dish, you’ll get the tweet!

Nikki Neu
@NikkiNeu

This freelance food writer not only tweets out her reviews, but also others so followers know exactly where to eat in Las Vegas. A writer who relishes her role as an “information line” for foodies, she frequently responds to followers’ questions. So if you ever need any restaurant recommendations, she’s the one to tweet!

When she’s not interviewing some of Hollywood’s biggest celebs, Heather Turk can often be found visiting some of Las Vegas’ most popular restaurants and spas for Examiner.com. She also covers the Las Vegas market for a variety of other media outlets, including Allegiant Air’s in-flight magazine, Sunseeker. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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