Lotus of Siam: Best Thai restaurant in Las Vegas

The beautiful Crispy Duck Panang

If you are looking for the best Thai restaurant in Las Vegas, you go to one place, Lotus of Siam. Even Gourmet magazine called it “the best Thai restaurant in the United States.” Everybody who loves Thai food knows of Lotus of Siam. This includes locals, tourists, magazine writers, food bloggers, and celebrity chefs such as Anthony Bourdain. Since opening in 1999, the restaurant has become well known for their Northern Thai cuisine inspired by Chef Saipin Chutima. In 2011, …

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The Egg & I: Las Vegas Breakfast Restaurant with Extensive Menu

The Green Chili Hash with a side of potatoes and sourdough bread

The Egg & I, and their sister restaurant Egg Works, is a local chain of breakfast restaurants located across the Las Vegas Valley. This isn’t your typical high-end brunch spot you might find along the Las Vegas Strip such as Mon Ami Gabi at Paris or Bouchon at The Venetian. You won’t find champagne or foie gras here. While you are sure to find tourists eating here, you are more likely to encounter locals and in-the-know foodies looking for a …

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Hotel Review: The Orleans Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

I am a huge fan of Hotwire. For only $36 a night (plus resort fees), I ended up getting The Orleans Hotel & Casino just off the strip in Las Vegas, Nevada. After Hotwire revealed I would be staying at The Orleans off Tropicana, I was satisfied with the selection, as I have stayed at this hotel before in the past. It may not be the fanciest or hippest place to stay in Vegas, but it does have a casino, …

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French food at Mon Ami Gabi on the Las Vegas Strip

The Petite Salad Maison with a side of lemon-dijon vinaigreette

In Las Vegas? Are you craving casual but delicious French food with a cool patio? Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip is the place to go. I would have never visited Mon Ami Gabi had it not been for my friend that raved about the place for its food and relaxed environment. He told me that Mon Ami Gabi was different and that it was not like the other pretentious and overpriced restaurants found on …

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