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Jim Begley

Jim Begley is an avid food lover who began writing about his Las Vegas dining adventures to defray his obscene restaurant spending. Follow Jim on Twitter: @splurgemonkey.

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  • Food

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    Chef Gregg Fortunato is doing great things on Spring Mountain Road.

  • Food

    Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Chef and restaurateur Nina Manchev is at it again, bringing flavors from all over the world to your morning meal.

  • Food

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    This hip new Indian restaurant is a different beast, with nary a buffet line in sight.

  • Food

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    The food is just more interesting at this neighborhood bar. Try making the skirt steak and crushed potatoes in your kitchen.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

    A neighborhood restaurant operated by nightclub folk could be a disaster, but Lucky Foo's is the farthest thing from it.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

    Add another great local izakaya to your eat list.

  • Food

    Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

    From Shake Shack to Guy Fieri and hangover burgers to jerk turkey burgers, let the battle for the best commence!

  • Food

    Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

    The scarcity of food from the Land of Dixie in the desert raises expectations for this Miami import.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

    We didn’t know deep-fried scallops were a thing, but we're glad they are.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

    Thirty-hour sous vide Berkshire pork belly? Yes please.