Mezzo on North Rancho
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My Las Vegas: Mezzo

The Smith & Hook was far too rambunctious and showed its youth. Wait. Let’s back up. Did I really say that?!?

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Marche Bacchus Review07
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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.

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Creston Wine Trail

But that’s okay …they’re also on TripAdvisor and Yelp – among others – and are very highly rated! Can’t wait to try it!

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The Best Pairing. Ever. Period.

At MirePoix Vegas, I’ve talked about everything from the annoying “Chairman” on Iron Chef America – one of my favorite programs, by the way – to recipes using frog fallopian tubes and bat nuts.

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John Curtas & Me!
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Spotlight on John Curtas

This was the interview I did in 2008 with John Curtas, our own intrepid restaurant critic who has gone on to bigger and better things, including Iron Chef America judge, author, and separated-at-birth celebrity!

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Steels Dead?
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From the Archives – Could Steeles be Dead in the Sweet Water?

Happily, they eventually closed. Apparently, bad service – no matter how great the food – was the karma that blessed Sweet Water. In its place, however, rose STEELES, an eclectic fusion steakhouse. Whatever that means.

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