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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

    Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

    As part of the Winter in Venice Italian food festival, the Venetian teamed with Mario Batali to present a one-of-a-kind Tuscan feast for 174 in the lobby's Grand Colonnade.

  • Dining

    Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

    The casino spot formerly home to Nobhill Tavern is now a warm and welcoming restaurant and wine bar with multiple experiences awaiting.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

    Summerlin's latest arrival is a casual, charming tapas bar by restaurateur Adam Corrigan.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

    In lieu of the tourist attractions of yesteryear (think: Sirens of Ti, the Bellagio Fountains), several properties are building shopping centers close to the Boulevard.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

    "The challenge of our job is to have success on every plate at every table."

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

    The Plaza's new German-themed, indoor/outdoor beer garden and eatery should open by the end of the year.

  • Dining

    Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

    What, you don't eat at the Riviera food court?

  • Food

    Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

    From sweet-potato pizza to turkey sliders, the food fun only begins on Thursday.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

    Start with fried chicken, then explore more exotic fare of the Philippines at this new-to-Vegas family restaurant.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

    Andrea's at Encore is almost a year old, and Chef Elevado has been making a few changes to the menu.

  • Noise

    Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

    JT might wish he hadn’t Mouse Clubbed it with Ryan Gosling back in the day, but he surely still knows the words to “Cry for You.”

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

    A neighborhood bakery is one of our best sandwich shops? Believe it!

  • Food

    Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

    The hotel exec talks the property's upcoming La Cucina Italiana food festival, bring Daniel Boulud back to the Strip and more.

  • Food

    Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

    Dinner with Wolfgang Puck, a philanthropic foodie gala and more.

  • A&E

    Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

    He barely performed an entire track, hopping from song to song as if he had to share everything.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

    Turkey day snacking will be a breeze thanks to this recipe from chef Mitchell Roberts.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

    Canned cranberry sauce? You can do so much better.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

    Is it time for a Korean food surge in Las Vegas? This might be the place to start.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

    Start with a "bulgogi dog" before moving on to more challenging fare like Korean blood sausage.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

    The chef and owner of Chocolate and Spice has some simple advice for keeping cool at Thanksgiving.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

    BN Ranch-raised turkeys are available in Las Vegas thanks to the Intuitive Forager.

  • As We See It

    Monday, Nov. 18, 2013

    "You gotta love your drunks. You gotta get to know 'em and ask where they're from."

  • Dining

    Monday, Nov. 18, 2013

    Meatball Spot moves to Planet Hollywood, and Sugar Factory takes over at Town Square.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

    Pizza nerds rejoice! Award-winning pizza maker Tony Gemignani brings his stuff to Downtown 3rd with Pizza Rock.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

    There are plenty of tasty local ramen shops. Fukumimi's varied menu sets it apart.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

    When is a bacon burger more than a bacon burger?

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

    Customize your crustacean at Wynn’s palace of seafood.

  • Dining

    Monday, Nov. 11, 2013

    This is serious food with serious rules.

  • Dining

    Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

    Chris Palmeri is working on a neighborhood restaurant empire.

  • Features

    Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

    Are you ready to eat your way through our list of 50 must-try Chintatown restaurants, markets and more?

  • Dining

    Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

    Las Vegas has joined the exclusive list of destination cities where food mega-fests happen on the regular.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

    From Ethiopian platters to Russian dumplings, Vegas’ international delicacies are an expedition waiting to be devoured.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

    More than ever before, Las Vegas is ripe for culinary development.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

    Come on, take a closer look at our Frankenpizza …

  • Dining

    Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013

    The list of legendary chefs operating restaurants on the Strip—not celebrity chefs, necessarily, but true innovators, masters of cuisine—is long and impressive.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

    The wine bar and restaurant has been doing great business since the first day it opened.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

    The problem with trendy foods and foodie trends is that everyone wants to try them.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

    Downtown's hip new pizza-oriented spot is a snug fit for the neighborhood.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

    A group of California Yelp reviewers recently filed a lawsuit against the website over not receiving compensation for their voluntary reviews.

  • Taste

    Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013

    New restaurants are popping up all the time in Downtown Las Vegas, but don’t forget about the great grub that’s been here all along.

  • Dining

    Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

    Also, new flavors are coming to the M Resort, and Ferraro's is pairing white truffles with Nebbiolo wines for a special dinner.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

    Welcome to the new wave of more casual Italian restaurants on the Strip.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

    These two classic Italian eateries at Caesars Palace are ready to warm up your winter.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

    The second-year event adds the Chef's Challenge this year, a culinary skill expo where kitchen commanders compete for $5,000.

  • Casino

    Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

    Caesars Entertainment severed its ties to the Gansevoort Hotel Group, which means the refurbished casino at Flamingo and the Strip needs a new name.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

    The longtime local chef plans to combine his two favorite foods, barbecue and Mexican, into a new high-energy mobile eatery.

  • Dining Issue

    Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

    New diner Farm 24-7, set to open November 1, will serve made-from-scratch cuisine created with local produce.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

    “This is our tribute to the ancient ritual of communal feasting, where dinner out is more than just about the food; it is a party.”

  • Taste

    Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

    There's going to be a lot of good food at this music festival. Or is it the other way around?

  • Dining

    Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

    A Strip chef, a local chef, and an out-of-towner share their excitement about the inaugural music and food fest.