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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

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014

    The Planet Hollywood steakhouse's potatoes Romanoff are an easy crowd-pleaser.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014

    The former Caesars Palace chef has returned to Las Vegas to open the new Border Grill—at Caesars Palace.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014

    The new steak joint's signature popovers live up to their hype.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014

    The hotel-within-a-hotel concept hasn’t exactly changed the game on the Strip. Could Delano change that?

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, June 4, 2014

    Also, Las Vegas is the second-best city in the country for dogs?

  • Dining

    Tuesday, June 3, 2014

    Giada is open for business and ready to serve you orzo meatballs and citrus-marinated calamari.

  • A&E

    Monday, June 2, 2014

    First, it's at the Springs Preserve. Second, there's lots of delicious beer.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, May 28, 2014

    Need a new burger? Try the one with spicy New Mexican red chile pork, Jack cheese and Fritos.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, May 28, 2014

    The "Whole Foods of fast food" is coming to Green Valley.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, May 28, 2014

    Everything from margaritas to mimosas gets the fresh treatment at the new juice and cocktail bar.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, May 28, 2014

    The chef's DolceVita Gelato is supplying delicious icy goodness to several local restaurants.

  • Dining

    Monday, May 26, 2014

    Is Fukuburger's spicy signature Naga Dog just as good at the new Strip location? Yep.

  • Dining

    Sunday, May 25, 2014

    Let's hope the Beer vs. Wine Pairing Smackdown was the first of a series of fun, delicious events.

  • Dining

    Thursday, May 22, 2014

    He might not achieved as fame as his colleagues, but Palladin remains highly respected and influential.

  • Dining

    Thursday, May 22, 2014

    How celebrity chefs helped build the Las Vegas dining scene and became a ubiquitous presence on the Strip, and why we can't get enough famous food.

  • Dining

    Thursday, May 22, 2014

    Emeril is one of the OG Las Vegas celebrity chefs. He currently operates four restaurants on the Strip at MGM Grand, Venetian and Palazzo.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, May 21, 2014

    Tremendous rotisserie chicken and tangy ceviches await the adventurous.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, May 21, 2014

    The chef at Michael Mina's Pub 1842 recommends the bacon cheeseburger.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, May 21, 2014

    We took Chef to see Chef, and he loved it.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, May 21, 2014

    Also, pizza pro Tony Gemignani is bringing another new restaurant to a different Station Casinos property.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, May 20, 2014

    You've probably never tasted meaty monchong or delicate hapu’upu’u. Here's your chance.

  • Dining

    Saturday, May 17, 2014

    Bonanno's Fifth Avenue Restaurant Group operates an astounding 52 locations in Las Vegas.

  • Dining

    Thursday, May 15, 2014

    Also, a new barbecue joint is coming to Town Square this summer.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

    Which will you prefer, brick-oven pies at Flour & Barley or build-your-own pizzas at 800 Degrees?

  • Dining

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

    The Grand Tasting is still the centerpiece of this annual fantastic foodfest, but there were coma-inducing delights to be had throughout the weekend.

  • Taste

    Sunday, May 11, 2014

    Michael Mina's signature lobster pot pie was just one standout dish as this new Uncork'd event.

  • Dining

    Thursday, May 8, 2014

    The Perq is a brand-new coffee collaboration between SBE and LA-based Lamill.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014

    The annual epicurean weekend is back with a Night Market event, a Master Series Dinner with Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay and more.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014

    You want to buy a round for your recently engaged friends in New York? No problem.

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, May 6, 2014

    One tequila, two tequila, three tequila ... floor! Drink responsibly, party people.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, May 6, 2014

    There are always a few surprises at David Myers' comfy Cosmopolitan bistro.

  • Dining

    Friday, May 2, 2014

    Also, the Las Vegas Epicurean Affair is back at the Palazzo on May 22.

  • Features

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    "My dad put me to work, thinking I’d be unhappy doing it, but I kinda liked it."

  • Features

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    From the Swedish Chef to Deadmau5 to Anthony Bourdain, the people we'd really like to chat with.

  • Features

    Thursday, May 1, 2014

    "The tourists of today are going to gravitate to these kind of social spaces. They’re collecting social experiences like I collected baseball cards."

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Get ready for a delicious discovery inside the 15-year-old Antiques at the Market.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    "Sip, Savor and Socialize" at the Strip's latest coffee shop.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Few restaurants on or off the Strip have such extensive offerings.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    The Latin-tinged food court at Downtown Grand offers excellent rotisserie bird.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    "It’s all very pretty, embellished and ornate, but I can’t shake how Barbary Coast it still feels."

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014

    Also, Culinary Dropout teams with Joseph James Brewery for a beer pairing dinner.

  • Dining

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    Some of the most creative and delicious Mexican food in Las Vegas, for one night only, at a breakfast spot.

  • Dining

    Monday, April 28, 2014

    Rue de Monte Carlo is about to become a pedestrian walkway layered with indoor/outdoor dining and entertainment venues.

  • Dining

    Sunday, April 27, 2014

    Due Forni is much more than a favorite pizzeria, it's one of our greatest neighborhood restaurants.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Chef Tim Doolittle teaches you how to make restaurant-perfect octopus at home.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    The veteran chef pulls triple duty at MTO Café, RM Seafood and Rx Boiler Room. How?

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Hungry? White Castle is headed to the spacious lot across from Luxor on Las Vegas Boulevard.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, April 22, 2014

    Also, SLS provides details about chef José Andrés' two new Las Vegas restaurants.

  • Dining

    Monday, April 21, 2014

    Daniel Boulud's return to the Las Vegas Strip starts on Thursday, April 24. Expect the amazing.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    When every 'hood has a French bakery-café like this one, then we’ll know we’ve arrived.