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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.

Story Archive

  • Dining

    Friday, March 28, 2014

    Deep-fried spring rolls filled with cheddar mashed potatoes await you.

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 27, 2014

    Travel + Leisure recently named its 15 best new restaurants in Vegas ... most of which are not open yet.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    Partially inspired by Joan’s on Third in LA, the Blind Pig is a combination of restaurant, lounge, café and market.

  • Food

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    The chef talks bringing a taste of Japan to the Strip, working with Charlie Trotter and more.

  • Dining

    Monday, March 24, 2014

    Also, find a new spring menu and a Glenfiddich dinner at Emeril Lagasse's Las Vegas restaurants.

  • Dining

    Friday, March 21, 2014

    If Las Vegas has such a thing as a culinary activist, Jolene is the one.

  • Food

    Thursday, March 20, 2014

    Skip the hot dogs and s'mores next time for the celeb chef's campfire cooking.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    If you don't feel like a Philly, try the inside-out pizza known as a panzarotti.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    Oven-dried tomatoes. Jufran banana ketchup. Panko breadcrumbs. Wagyu beef. Are you ready?

  • Dining

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    Flour & Barley has arrived at the Linq, and Carla Pellegrino sets her sights on Miami.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014

    Veteran Las Vegas chef Hiro Miyoshi opened his own restaurant last July, and it's worth a trip.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, March 12, 2014

    Immaculately prepared farm-fresh ingredients plus family-style service? Sounds like a winner.

  • Dining

    Monday, March 10, 2014

    The closing of a small sandwich shop in a huge casino might not mean much to you, but to me, it's a tragedy.

  • Dining

    Saturday, March 8, 2014

    Also, Naked City Pizza Shop's new store is hosting a local beer-paring dinner.

  • Dining

    Friday, March 7, 2014

    Chef Bruce Bromberg offers a tour of Brooklyn Bowl's comfort food creations.

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    You wouldn't expect to find solid Mexican food at the mall, would you?

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Where can you find the best Mexican food in Las Vegas? Mom’s house. We went straight to the source for this recipe.

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Frank & Fina’s salsa is highly addictive.

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Find one of the Valley's best renditions of the chile relleno at this resurrected family restaurant.

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Several local Mexican restaurants are participating in spring's Restaurant Week to benefit Three Square.

  • Dining

    Monday, March 3, 2014

    It may seem like a big, touristy restaurant, but there are small touches that make this experience worthwhile.

  • Dining

    Saturday, March 1, 2014

    The wine and food hideaway at Wynn takes a unique approach to the relaxing weekend meal.

  • Dining

    Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

    Also, another benefit dinner for Max Jacobson, who is making amazing progress recovering from critical injuries.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    When you're ready for an all-out cheat day, find fine gutbombery at Al's.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    For the first time ever, the Maitres Cuisiniers de France are having their annual global get-together in the U.S.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    David Myers' innovative French bistro at Cosmopolitan sets the standard for house-made specialty meatstuff.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    MGM Grand just finished refurbishing its 254-foot-tall, 94-foot-wide sign on Las Vegas Boulevard, retrofitting the big “MGM” letters with more than 13,000 custom-made LED pucks and replacing the massive video screens with LED displays. But this is only the second-largest vertical LED display on the Strip ...

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    Also, Dom DeMarco's pizza has a new chef, and Fleming's is bringing back the surf and turf special.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

    If you've tried China Mama and Chada Thai, it's time to experience HK Star, Asian BBQ & Noodle and Shaanxi Gourmet.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    A terrific location, a comfortable space and creative culinary ambitions should make D1 the next hot Asian spot.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    Chef Todd Harrington is making over all the food at this new resort.

  • Weekly Q&A

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    On Oct. 17, Berry became the first black general of the Nevada National Guard.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    Sometimes simple fried potatoes deserve the glamorous treatment.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    With new businesses and areas open, the hotels' Strip-side development is really starting to blossom.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    Also, Poppy Den is hosting an Iron Chef viewing party when Angelo Sosa takes on Bobby Flay.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

    Also, find wine-filled fun at Ferraro's and Aureole.

  • Sexuality

    Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

    One of the Chippendales is telling you how to set the mood, so listen up.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

    Vegas classic N9NE Steakhouse has received a subtle makeover, even though chef Barry Dakake's food needs no improvement.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

    The Feast is serving up authentic tacos crafted from a decades old family recipe.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

    The chef at New York-New York's Irish pub has worked in kitchens all over the country, and beyond.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

    The drugstore chain will no longer sell tobacco come October.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

    The sprawling Henderson casino, opened in 1997, has its culinary bases covered.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

    Are you ready for Pin-Up Pizza's 15-inch slice?

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

    Michael and Jenna Morton's new MGM Grand restaurant, Crush, offers a full, festive experience.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

    The chef's two Las Vegas restaurants symbolize his different personalities when it comes to eating and cooking.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

    The Keep Memory Alive Event Center will host an all-star food and music festival and fundraiser.

  • Dining

    Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

    Veterans of Las Strip restaurants join the Downtown food boom with a craft sandwich concept.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

    BAM! Kick up your Big Game spread with bar bites from the chef's Palazzo eatery, Lagasse's Stadium.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

    In a city full of uniquely upscale Chinese cuisine, Blossom is a standout.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

    The acclaimed chef is working his magic as consulting chef at Marche Bacchus.