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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, 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.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Your idea of a taco shop probably doesn’t involve a full bar, two levels of seating and a lounge-ish vibe.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    The new Summerlin bar from the people behind Henderson's Elixir and Remedy's hits the right spot.

  • Chef Talk

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    "The only thing you can tell me to top this is I'm opening on the moon next week. It's really overwhelming."

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Chef Mike Minor launched his new food truck at the Back of House Brawl. Read on to find out what he dished up.

  • Business

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    Firefly has been working to overcome the fallout from last year's salmonella outbreak at its original location.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    With the addition of the Bar-B-Q and Sip & Savor events, UNLVino is more delicious than ever.

  • Dining News

    Monday, April 14, 2014

    Also, Tom's Urban is joining Shake Shack on the Strip, and the Foodie Fest is going big this month.

  • Dining

    Saturday, April 12, 2014

    The new Japanese grill and noodle house at Monte Carlo could be the next foodie favorite.

  • Features

    Thursday, April 10, 2014

    During the gold rush era, young Basques joined other immigrants moving through the Sierras to find a new life.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    With Portofino and chef Michael LaPlaca, Mirage has one of the Strip's most exciting Italian restaurants.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014

    There are too many restaurants to eat the Linq all at once, but you can definitely nibble your way through. Here's how.

  • Dining

    Thursday, April 3, 2014

    Las Vegas’ best-known food truck is set to open inside F.A.M.E. at the Linq in May.

  • Dining

    Thursday, April 3, 2014

    The upstairs seafood house at Aria will become a traditional brasserie "paying homage to the café culture of Paris."

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014

    From peerless soup dumplings to tongue-tingling Sichuan frog, this is can't miss Chinese cuisine.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014

    "If our customers are plopping down $100 or more for dinner, we better make sure every part of that experience is impeccable."

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014

    Japanese celebrity chef Hironori Kawai's fusion-style noodles have arrived in Las Vegas.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014

    Find the refreshing honey blonde only at Motley Brews' late April beer fest.

  • Nightlife

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014

    Beer has many holidays. Celebrate the one that matters!

  • Dining

    Monday, March 31, 2014

    Also, MTO Café is going Mexican for the next installment of its Sunday Night Supper Series.

  • 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

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

  • 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

    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

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

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Frank & Fina’s salsa is highly addictive.

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

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

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

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

  • 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

    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 ...