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Big food, crazy cocktails and undeniable warmth: A day in the life of a Strip institution.

24 hours inside the Peppermill

February 26th, 2015

Big food, crazy cocktails and undeniable warmth: A day in the life of a Strip institution.

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  • We've all heard it: "Everybody leaves Las Vegas"

    We've all heard it: "Everybody leaves Las Vegas"

  • Clark County's public art fund will be used for the first time for the project.

    Clark County's public art fund will be used for the first time for the project.

  • "It's like opening a box of oil" is not something you say about a CD player.

    "It's like opening a box of oil" is not something you say about a CD player.

  • “Kids today have so many cute questions. Why do the doggies have tails? Why does the moon follow us? What’s a rusty trombone?”

    “Kids today have so many cute questions. Why do the doggies have tails? Why does the moon follow us? What’s a rusty trombone?”

  • SMU's Arts Vibrancy Index aimed to determine the "hotbeds of America's arts and culture."

    SMU's Arts Vibrancy Index aimed to determine the "hotbeds of America's arts and culture."

  • The fallacy of the failed “family-friendly” era is as absurd as it is infuriating.

    The fallacy of the failed “family-friendly” era is as absurd as it is infuriating.

  • This is one party Nevada doesn’t want to see end.

    This is one party Nevada doesn’t want to see end.

  •  Like an old museum with a bad curator, the Riviera has its historic charm and bad updates.

    Like an old museum with a bad curator, the Riviera has its historic charm and bad updates.

  • The choreographer extraordinaire talks working on Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers, researching for Showgirls and teaching Tom Cruise to spank some air booty in Tropic Thunder.

    The choreographer extraordinaire talks working on Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers, researching for Showgirls and teaching Tom Cruise to spank some air booty in Tropic Thunder.

  • Reports said that only eight people in history have been honored this way, with Tark joining the likes of JFK, Frank Sinatra and Elvis.

    Reports said that only eight people in history have been honored this way, with Tark joining the likes of JFK, Frank Sinatra and Elvis.

  •  Taurus, it's time to find your equivalent to the fouetté en tournant.

    Taurus, it's time to find your equivalent to the fouetté en tournant.

  • Also, GBDC gets even more vibrant for the Color Run afterparty.

    Also, GBDC gets even more vibrant for the Color Run afterparty.

  • Also, gay nightlife fest Matinee ups its game in 2015.

    Also, gay nightlife fest Matinee ups its game in 2015.

  • The Brit beat-slinger on why he made the move, the vibe of his Tequila Nites residency and more.

    The Brit beat-slinger on why he made the move, the vibe of his Tequila Nites residency and more.

  • Does the space boast a bigger dancefloor now? Find that—and all the deets—here.

    Does the space boast a bigger dancefloor now? Find that—and all the deets—here.

  • Also, Flight Facilities at Brooklyn Bowl.

    Also, Flight Facilities at Brooklyn Bowl.

  • The group features a number of music teachers and professional musicians from around town.

    The group features a number of music teachers and professional musicians from around town.

  • Can a show's success be judged by its moshpit?

    Can a show's success be judged by its moshpit?

  • The Philadelphia sextet can really grove live.

    The Philadelphia sextet can really grove live.

  • The album was originally meant to be released as a free mixtape.

    The album was originally meant to be released as a free mixtape.

  • This is the work of a band perfecting its bewitching abrasiveness.

    This is the work of a band perfecting its bewitching abrasiveness.

  • Rayner brings emotion to new music, and new energy to the scene.

    Rayner brings emotion to new music, and new energy to the scene.

  • “I am always, always trying to reinvent myself."

    “I am always, always trying to reinvent myself."

  • His Saturday night stand-up show felt a lot like one of those trainwreck SNL sketches.

    His Saturday night stand-up show felt a lot like one of those trainwreck SNL sketches.

  • Artistic affinity remains at the secret center of most art making.

    Artistic affinity remains at the secret center of most art making.

  • Timing and mechanics matter as much as mood in comedy as well as horror.

    Timing and mechanics matter as much as mood in comedy as well as horror.

  • A play within a play and the audience is given a front-row seat to the creative process.

    A play within a play and the audience is given a front-row seat to the creative process.

  • The pieces of this puzzle don’t quite fit together.

    The pieces of this puzzle don’t quite fit together.

  • A complex story with a powerfully compelling central character.

    A complex story with a powerfully compelling central character.

  • "I did feel a little bleak, after the band had dissolved and we were done with the major-label deal.  I was just kind of standing there with a few poetry books and a guitar."

    "I did feel a little bleak, after the band had dissolved and we were done with the major-label deal. I was just kind of standing there with a few poetry books and a guitar."

  • The movie’s first half is playful and sly, ending with a small but satisfying twist.

    The movie’s first half is playful and sly, ending with a small but satisfying twist.

  • If you like your comedy on the darker side, this one's for you.

    If you like your comedy on the darker side, this one's for you.

  • Vince Gilligan is involved, but don't expect a 'Breaking Bad'-type phenomenon.

    Vince Gilligan is involved, but don't expect a 'Breaking Bad'-type phenomenon.

  • Hugh Grant and Marc Lawrence team up for something that's actually enjoyable.

    Hugh Grant and Marc Lawrence team up for something that's actually enjoyable.

  • The food at Wynn resorts will always be fancy, and we wouldn’t want it any other way.

    The food at Wynn resorts will always be fancy, and we wouldn’t want it any other way.

  • The Hell's Kitchen winner moved from Gordon Ramsay Steak to BurGR last year.

    The Hell's Kitchen winner moved from Gordon Ramsay Steak to BurGR last year.

  • At Billy's, pork is put on a pedestal courtesy of a “competition-style” rub that uses many flavors stacked together.

    At Billy's, pork is put on a pedestal courtesy of a “competition-style” rub that uses many flavors stacked together.