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Best in Print

December 9-December 15
Best in PrintA truckin’ delicious food truck roundup
Probably the biggest Las Vegas culinary scene story in 2010 is the arrival of the gourmet food truck. read article
Best in PrintScenes from the rodeo
An outsider’s view from inside the greatest show on dirt read article
Best in PrintSo you want to start your own slider truck?
Getting started is easier than you think—but be prepared for lots of bumps in the road read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionNutcracker’ is a tough nut to crack
What happens when the options get out of hand—not just one Nut, but two, three or four? more
The IntersectionBaked benevolence from rivals Cupcakery and Retro Bakery
Nothing says harmony as clearly—or deliciously—as two cupcake rivals banding together for a good cause. more
The IntersectionZappos needs to face facts: It’s not so special
We’re dancing in the streets and toasting our yard-tall margaritas to the fact that a midsize company has decided not to leave Southern Nevada. more
The IntersectionIt’s time for Las Vegas to embrace the possibilities of the dreidel
Gimel is the new black. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Chris Mason more
The IntersectionTwyla Tharp hearts Vegas, but will Vegas heart Twyla?
This weekend begins an open-ended, six-nights-a-week production called Sinatra Dance With Me at Wynn Las Vegas, a modern dance revue set to recorded tunes by ... more
The IntersectionWho would you want to play you in a movie about your life?
Whatta YOU think? The Weekly wants to know. more
The IntersectionThinking about a sports arena and dreaming of Chick-fil-A
Also, you should check out the Las Vegas Philharmonic more
Dream Zone: ‘rented a snowmobile’
“The gas tank looked like an ink cartridge!” more
Style: Sophisticated holiday looks
Go from the office party to a New Year’s toast more

Nightlife

NightlifeDonning our gay apparel: Krave’s Snow Ball 2010
Krave continues their tradition of awesome themed parties. more
NightlifeBling for bottles: Behind-the-bar gadget is Vegas-ready
Clubbers love light-up blinky things! more
NightlifeHeartbeat bumping: Taking a ride with DJ/producer Dash Berlin’s trance
“Man on the Run.” “Waiting.” “Never Cry Again.” An interview with the DJ/producer before his first-ever Vegas gig. more
NightlifeHot Spots: A whole lotta booty with Nicki Minaj, Sapphire’s anny, gogogo and more
Criss Angel’s birthday, BootyBar, Ne-Yo and Deborah Cox. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: Chocolate milk from grown-ups, new plans for Noir Bar and more
Noir Bar’s new name, Moda moves downtown, Kimberly Cole and alcoholic milk. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentDaft Punk’s ‘Tron: Legacy’ soundtrack review
It’s curious and disappointing that the Legacy score has little of the digital dazzle that makes Daft Punk great. more
Arts and EntertainmentChatting with country star Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert discusses her new album, her favorite fan moment and a very Vegas guilty pleasure. more
Arts and EntertainmentThree questions with comedian Aziz Ansari
Aziz Ansari talks about Criss Angel, his holiday plans and the good eats available here in Sin City. more
Arts and EntertainmentAfghan Raiders regroup at Ghostbar
Ah, Beans, how we’ve missed your high-impact head-bobbing. more
Arts and EntertainmentAlissa Nutting gives us a glimpse at the woman behind the words
By high school she was telling outlandish lies, presented as truth and designed to evoke laughter. more
Arts and EntertainmentLocal Music: Skorchamenza reunites at Bunkhouse
Skorchamenza isn’t maximum R&B. No, the guys of this band are maximum rock ’n’ roll. more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to go and what to watch this week
This week, Inception is out on DVD and Santa … in 3-D! more
Playlist: Christmas songs that don’t totally suck
Are you as tired of “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer” as we are? more

Screen

ScreenNew movie and TV gift sets to look out for this holiday season
What DVDs should be under the non-denominational winter fest tree? more
ScreenReality series ‘Hookers: Saved on the Strip’ tries to both titillate and chastise
It lures viewers in with salacious tales from the sex trade, and then scolds them for being drawn to such seediness. more
ScreenA terrorist sitcom: ‘Four Lions’ is bold but muddled
Once you get over the initial novelty, you’re left with a movie that alternates between lame sitcom-style gags and muddled social commentary. more
ScreenThe third ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ movie offers little excitement
There’s no real reason for continuing the saga that was postponed two years ago. more
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Taste

Babycakes brings yet more morning-food riches to Desert Shores
TasteIt’s the newest busy breakfast restaurant in a neighborhood with several busy breakfast restaurants.
This holiday season, why not learn how to prepare tastier food?
TasteCooking classes aren’t just an educational excuse for a dinner out.
One Meal: Poke Express
TasteTiny squares of deliciousness.
Anatomy of a food truck: Fukuburger
TasteA nuts-and-bolts look at how you prepare gourmet burgers in such a tight space
Tales from the road
TasteGourmet food truck operators have no shortage of stories from the streets

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CD Cover Daft Punk's 'Tron: Legacy' soundtrack review
It’s curious and disappointing that the Legacy score has little of the digital dazzle that makes Daft Punk great.
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CD Cover Ne-Yo’s latest lacks a personality of its own
Previous albums from the former Las Vegan had first-rate production, but this one sounds like something you’ve heard before.
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CD Cover Black Eyed Peas' new album regurgitates tired music trends
Loopy synth grooves, jock-jam beats and clever wordplay fall away in favor of sterile techno that’s calibrated for mall clothing stores.
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Cocktail of the Week

Cocktail of the Week Dec 15, 2010
by Deanna Rilling

A deep burn: Turn to bourbon for vintage cocktails that will warm you from the inside out

“’Tis the season of brown spirit cocktails,” says Kent Bearden, master mixologist at the MGM Grand. As you may have noticed, popular culture has embraced the Prohibition era of late, ...
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