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Brock Radke is Las Vegas Weekly's food editor and author of the Strip-focused column The Incidental Tourist. He has written about the Las Vegas dining scene since 2005. Prior to joining the Weekly, he worked as a reporter in Las Vegas covering community news, development, entertainment and sports, and also spent three years working with a nonprofit educational institution.

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  • Dining

    Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

    We have some surprises—only five of our 14 choices are on the Strip this year.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

    Check out these standout dinner options for the big night.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

    From celebrity chefs to food-truck pilots, these are the culinary artists who shined brightest in 2014.

  • Music

    Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

    He's back, and he's still funky.

  • Opinion

    Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

    Years from now, we might look back at 2014 as the year momentum on the Strip began to build again.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

    There's a lot going on at the Light Group's first off-Strip restaurant ... almost too much.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

    A lot of things that happen in Las Vegas provoke a simple question: Why?

  • Dining

    Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

    After a pre-opening tasting, it seems like Summerlin has another great Asian dining option.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

    SLS is still new but it’s already clear that dining is the main reason to visit, and Cleo is a great place to begin.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

    We all love Lotus of Siam, and we've all discovered Chada. What great Thai restaurants are we missing?

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

    Get your om on right next to the Boulevard.

  • Dining

    Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

    Also, Hash House A Go Go is coming to Henderson in February.

  • Dining

    Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

    The former mayor continues his old-school dinner series with a night honoring one of the city's all-time favorite restaurants.

  • Celebrities

    Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

    "This is the entertainment business, but for us what the customer will get still matters the most."

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

    Between New York and Las Vegas, Neve has opened five different restaurants for the B&B empire.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

    While some are working towards bringing MLS or NHL teams here, Vegas is a basketball city.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

    “It’s very important to start with some foie gras or pâté de campagne. I’m from Lyon so I love charcuterie."

  • Food

    Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

    Chef Alex Stratta takes his cuisine from the Boulevard to the 'burbs with a new tapas restaurant this month.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

    Begin your culinary tour of Downtown Summerlin at this diverse eatery.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

    Each time the two teams clash, there’s always a chance things will get weird, intense or both.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

    The guy knows how to taste and pair, and he also knows how to streamline your holiday wine experience.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

    Also, a feast of white truffles and Nebbiolo at Ferraro's and a throwback menu at Spago.

  • Dining

    Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

    If you thought last year's Grand Banquet was amazing, wait until you see the sequel.

  • Casino

    Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

    If you were there for the opening of the Mirage 25 years ago, Folk was probably the first person you met.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

    The Downtown stalwart has new owners, a new look and an exciting new Mexican menu.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

    Borrow these eclectic dishes to add something different to your turkey-day table.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

    Annual checkup: The Downtown hotel and casino celebrated its one-year anniversary late last month.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

    If you’re going to consume the acclaimed Alba white truffles, you should go all out. And November is the time.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

    Also, there's a big food truck fest set for Sunset Park this Saturday and you're gonna want to go.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

    The celeb chef's comfort food will be offered adjacent to new nightclub Omnia this spring.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

    The recently unveiled space features 35 house-made infusions, from beef jerky-infused Jack Daniel's to Nutella Herradura tequila.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

    A big, rich, coffee-glazed burger covered in tempura kabocha slices. What are you waiting for?

  • Dining

    Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014

    Don't assume you know everything there is to know about Border Grill's food.

  • Food

    Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

    Former Social House chef John Chien Lee puts quality over quantity at his increasingly popular southwestern eatery

  • Food

    Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

    What are you waiting for? Get busy exploring!

  • Food

    Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

    Gumbo, crab cakes and shrimp Creole ... oh my!

  • Dining

    Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

    You're used to checking out Chinatown and Summerlin. What about the north and east sides of the Valley?

  • Dining

    Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

    The insider F&B event gets its own show with Late Nite Chef Fight.

  • Food

    Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

    DW Bistro is about feeling like you’re home when you go out to eat.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

    The founder of Fremont's first cool restaurant is branching out, first with sushi, then ...

  • Food

    Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

    Get ready for Southern fried chicken ... with Chinese food.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

    Emeril Lagasse is a Vegas restaurant pioneer, and he knows switching things up is the only way to stay competitive.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

    Also, Sushi Roku celebrates 10 years and Daniel Boulud celebrates with the Brasserie Bash weekend.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

    It's easy to find a sub sandwich stocked with Italian meats and cheeses, but where can we find the best version?

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

    Veteran chef Tsutomo Molde's just-off-Strip Japanese steakhouse draws a diverse, very Vegas crowd.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014

    Also, Cheers to Chocolate returns to Tivoli Village on November 15.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

    Las Vegas has had its share of ambitious barbecue joints over the years, but this might be the one.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

    Get an education in old-school sodas at this fun Fashion Show kiosk.

  • A&E

    Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

    One of the things setting Life Is Beautiful apart from other festivals is its impressive culinary component. Try these five bites!

  • Food

    Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

    Recent renovations have brought changes in dining to the veteran Fremont Street casino.