The Last Word on Pho in Vegas – From the Pho Queen

The key to a beautiful Pho is the broth. Even if I hadn’t learned that later, it’s something I knew intuitively; the aroma was intoxicating, fragrant, and heady.

Bin 702 – Officially the Cutest Wine Bar in Vegas

Downtown Vegas will be a force and although it will probably forever be in the shadow of the far more glamorous Strip, will be a place where locals can come to get their Vegas on.

Honoring Our Vets – BLT Burger Salutes

BLT Burger at the Mirage will be doing something awesome for service people this coming Veterans Day, Monday, November 11.

Big Dog’s Food and Beer Pairing Tapping Party

If you come into this bar to cheer for the other team, you do so at your own peril.

California Pizza Kitchen – Good Food, Good Wine, Good Cause

It's a stick of butter disguised as a cake. It's so good. So rich. I felt my thighs fluff and my arteries harden from just one bite.

Marche Bacchus – Ideal Alternative to The Strip

My friend John Curtas of Eating Las Vegas fame told me in my early Vegas Wineaux blogging career, "don't review a restaurant after only one visit." Well, he's a genuine restaurant critic with years of experience, and except for the occasional stellar or stinky incident, I have taken his advice to heart.

Embers in Summerlin – Brunch Notes

According to the reviews a là Groupon, this is an outstanding restaurant - "The Best Restaurant in Summerlin" it said. Okay. I'll bite.

An Evening at Mezzo

As one person told me, "I've always wanted to learn about wines, and thought this was a good place to start." Indeed.

Following Zach – Part Three. Herbs & Rye.

I compare a good mixologist to a good chef; he's someone who knows his ingredients, preparation, best practices, and how the resulting cocktail should taste.

Bacchanal Buffet – Adventures in Whining

As an aside, when I go to the Seafood Buffet, I never eat anything that has walked on or grown out of the earth. Fins are my faves!

Christmas, Father Time, Caesar’s Buffet, and Fubar

While I did not rant (you would have been soooo proud of me!), I did point out that this minuscule bottle of White Zin is not the same thing as a Rosé from the Loire, even if they are the same color.

Sin! Debauchery! Dust! Wine!

2002 Provenance Merlot
Now that I have your attention, I just wanted to share a little about the amazing weekend I spent with The Wineaux Guy™ and talk about some of the fabulous wines we had.