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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

  • A&E

    Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

    The Roots founder/drummer and Tonight Show bandleader brings his Soul Train-inspired dance party to the Linq this weekend.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

    The Strip property features 19 suites that can be personalized. But how?

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

    Hawaiian, Korean, Chinese ... this little family-run restaurant does it all.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

    If you thought recent chef shuffling at the neighborhood favorite might cause a drop off, think again.

  • SLS Las Vegas

    Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

    “We’re not here to build a hotel and move on,” Sam Nazarian said at the pre-opening press conference. “This is who we are. And we’re going to give back more than we’ll take.”

  • Dining

    Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

    Umami may have been revolutionary in SoCal, but the Strip has had this experience on lock for a decade.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    He’s played a mascot and worked for local hockey, baseball and football teams. Now he's ready to boost our local bowl game.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    Outdoor concert should be the first of many at the new Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

    Also, Showboy Bakeshop plans the Broadway Bake Sale and Sammy's hosts another Social Club dinner.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

    The Honey Salt team doubles down in the Summerlin area with its new Tivoli Village tavern.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

    From varieties at Settebello to Naked City Pizza, pies that prove Vegas pizza rocks.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

    The award-winning pizza maker is getting set to expand his presence in Las Vegas.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

    Make the trek to North Las Vegas for a slab from Old School Pizzeria.

  • Dining

    Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

    Believe it: Las Vegas has come into its own as a legit pie zone. Witness the savory slices that put us on the map. ...

  • Dining

    Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

    Penn Jillette, Mario Batali and more divulge the tasty details.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

    The new Green Valley restaurant is probably the franchise that will capitalize on the healthy eats trend.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

    Before Ping Pang Pong, the Gold Coast's Monterey Room was serving pot stickers and egg foo young alongside chicken fried steak and BLTs.

  • Dining

    Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

    Also, wine tasting and an Italian food tour at Carmine's.

  • Dining

    Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

    It’s the sheer scope of the place that makes us forget how good this food can be.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

    This multi-cuisine experience is the least obvious dining option at the Linq, and worth a little exploration.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

    The union of the Golden Gate and Du-par’s brought together two iconic foods that would otherwise have never met.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

    "The specials are my area to play around and try new things."

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014

    Also, DB Brasserie has a new happy hour and Stripsteak is hosting a beer pairing dinner.

  • Dining

    Monday, Aug. 4, 2014

    Baking is a magical combination of art and science. That's the only way to explain it.

  • As We See It

    Monday, Aug. 4, 2014

    This latest Strip project could open immediately after Resorts World Las Vegas, a $4 billion project next door.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    The chef selects his ideal meal, starting with a dish his mentor served in New York.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

    New Chinatown eatery blends Vietnamese favorites with dumpling varieties.

  • Dining

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Also, Sprouts is opening its fifth local market this month.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    You’ll need multiple trips to adequately explore the fun food and drinks at Red Rock's new restaurant.

  • Food

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Chip in! Chad Scott's cappuccino-flavored chips hit grocery shelves soon. Find the details here.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Somehow, among giants like the Linq, High Roller and Cromwell, this little slice of strange still belongs.

  • A&E

    Monday, July 21, 2014

    The space where Little Buddha once thrived finally gets filled.

  • Dining

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    The old-school snack is back, at least for a little while.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    India Palace's big menu, deep flavors and friendly service make it a contender for the city's best Indian restaurant.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    Chef Johnny Church pairs stone fruit with heirloom tomatoes, plus creamy compressed yogurt.

  • Dining

    Monday, July 14, 2014

    The Palace Station's classic steakhouse has been converted into something new, and it's delicious.

  • Dining

    Friday, July 11, 2014

    Also, Giada is ready for lunch, and Downtown Grand's diner is adding Chinese to the menu.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    Giada’s menu reflects the dueling desires to accommodate all while staying true to how she likes to cook and eat.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    We can't watch the show, but we can all eat the Jamminator.

  • Celebrities

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    "Average is not good enough. Getting up there means you need to take risks, and part of that is being unique."

  • Dining

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014

    Even the fresh poke in Hawaii couldn't hang with the best stuff at our local favorite.

  • Art

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014

    Gary and Sheldeen Haleamau are the recipients of the 2015 Nevada Heritage Award.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014

    Now there will be east-side and west-side locations where you can find the delicious green eggs and ham flatbread.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014

    Japanese Cuisine by Omae recently opened for lunch only, serving three courses of dynamic cuisine.

  • Nightlife

    Sunday, June 29, 2014

    Sipping on fruity, fizzy cider and watching random, funny movie clips makes for a pretty fun Friday night.

  • A&E

    Friday, June 27, 2014

    Your new spot for Reese's Peanut Butter Cup brownie sandwiches.

  • Recipes

    Thursday, June 26, 2014

    This Spanish soup is served cold, satisfies like a meal, and can be twisted to include your favorite flavors.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014

    The charming Henderson spot still draws Vegas visitors away from the Strip to the suburbs.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014

    The Light Group is opening Hearthstone at the Red Rock Resort this fall, and the chef is fired up about it.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014

    Chef Mark Andlebradt is back in town, and it's time for a return visit to Wolfgang Puck's Postrio.