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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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  • Food

    Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

    Don't miss the new Philadelphia water ice-inspired cocktails—and save room for desert!

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

    Restaurateurs are hoping to find new locations.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

    Don't be scared. Get that adobada.

  • Food

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

    Don't know how to attack the buffet? Let us show you the way.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

    The Chicago takeover continues with this fiery new Chinese restaurant.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

    This pasta dish has a lighter touch but doesn't scale back the flavor.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

    This well-traveled chef runs the show at Planet Hollywood's PBR Rock Bar & Grill.

  • Booze Issue

    Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

    “The most important thing about a cocktail recipe is that if you don’t want more than one, it’s not a good recipe."

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

    Why the property works, just the way it is.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

    Maybe you’re a Summerlin hater. Maybe you think the downtown name is goofy. You’re still going to find something you like here.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

    Also, Day of the Dead specials at China Poblano and free Bobbies for a year from Capriotti's.

  • Dining

    Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014

    Why skip into a food court or gastropub for a fancy burger when you can do dumplings and noodles?

  • Dining

    Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

    Sixty-five meals in 29 days, from macaroni and cheese to buffet sushi, from pizza with mussels to foie gras creme brûlée.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

    Cha gio and goi cuon rolls are must-haves at this new Chinatown restaurant.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

    From blue crab eggs Benedict to a 52-ounce Bloody Mary, we've got you covered.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

    Italian small plates are next on the menu for Bellagio's waterfront restaurant.

  • Dining

    Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

    From Taste of the Nation to LuckyRice to Foodie Fest, get ready to get full this month.

  • Music

    Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

    This one-off event had a lot going on for a single-day festival.

  • Site Feature

    Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

    Keeping clients looking sharp.

  • Features

    Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

    Eventually I became the family barber, so long as no one wanted a scissor cut.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

    The popular LA burger joint and the new Asian concept from José Andrés are the most approachable eateries at the new Strip casino.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

    The chef closed his landmark Fleur de Lys restaurant in San Francisco earlier this year.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

    The team behind the Dragon Grille food truck specializes in Hawaiian-style chicken tenders.

  • Dining

    Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

    This year, pair your favorite French wine with duck foie gras crème brûlée with rhubarb meringue.

  • Dining

    Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

    Border Grill is set to open its second Vegas location at the Forum Shops at Caesars in October.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

    "It wasn’t just a culinary event. The chefs really got caught up in it, all the elements involved and the sense of place and history in Downtown Las Vegas.”

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

    Also, there's a new farmers' market in town ... at Sam's Town.

  • Dining

    Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

    What beer goes best with Roman pizza with spicy sporessata and smoked gouda? That would be Squatters Wee Peat Scottish Ale, of course.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

    Head to the Lakes for an unexpected experience and truly beautiful food.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

    Chef Steve Piamchuntar is ready to blow your mind with a flavor-packed selection of global tapas.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

    Chef Nobu Matsuhisa celebrates his 20th anniversary with a special "20 Years in 20 Bites" omakase menu at locations around the globe.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

    The smallest casino on the Las Vegas Strip has been in the news lately, but not because of its size, or the fact that it’s one of few properties on the Boulevard not owned by a huge gaming company, or its long and interesting ownership history. It's because the small space will soon be home to the city's first ...

  • Dining

    Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

    Are you obsessed with Hatch chilies? If so, you already know Carlito's is the spot.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

    The new LA transplant may be the most complete and comfortable version of this style of restaurant we have.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

    This neighborhood fave has been serving delicious vegan fare long before healthier options were so abundant.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

    “I get that a lot, that we’re overlooked ... we have a lot of concierges and event planners telling people they’ve gotta try Strip House."

  • Dining

    Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

    Also, Poppy Den is done, and Lulu's sets up for a beer and pizza dinner.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

    The Roots founder/drummer and Tonight Show bandleader brings his Soul Train-inspired dance party to the Linq this weekend.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

    The Strip property features 19 suites that can be personalized. But how?

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

    Hawaiian, Korean, Chinese ... this little family-run restaurant does it all.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

    If you thought recent chef shuffling at the neighborhood favorite might cause a drop off, think again.

  • SLS Las Vegas

    Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

    “We’re not here to build a hotel and move on,” Sam Nazarian said at the pre-opening press conference. “This is who we are. And we’re going to give back more than we’ll take.”

  • Dining

    Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

    Umami may have been revolutionary in SoCal, but the Strip has had this experience on lock for a decade.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    He’s played a mascot and worked for local hockey, baseball and football teams. Now he's ready to boost our local bowl game.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    Outdoor concert should be the first of many at the new Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    Also, Showboy Bakeshop plans the Broadway Bake Sale and Sammy's hosts another Social Club dinner.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

    The Honey Salt team doubles down in the Summerlin area with its new Tivoli Village tavern.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

    Make the trek to North Las Vegas for a slab from Old School Pizzeria.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

    The award-winning pizza maker is getting set to expand his presence in Las Vegas.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

    Believe it: Las Vegas has come into its own as a legit pie zone. Witness the savory slices that put us on the map. ...