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Brock Radke

Brock Radke is editor at Industry Weekly and associate editor at Las Vegas Weekly. His focus at both publications is Las Vegas nightlife, food and drink, hospitality and entertainment. He also writes the Strip-centric column The Incidental Tourist. He has been writing about Las Vegas for more than 15 years and has contributed to several regional and national publications.

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  • Taste

    Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

    The rumors are true. Momofuku is coming to the Las Vegas Strip this year.

  • Taste

    Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

    The Delano’s breakfast and lunch spot moonlights as a special event dinner destination.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

    Mimi is the transcendent siren linking one generation’s big Vegas show to the future.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

    "How do you take a five-star hotel and transform that into a nightlife experience?”

  • Features

    Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

    Vegas' all-night party ends with loaded burgers, buttery pancakes and a hot bowl of salvation.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

    The Lobster Milanese is an off-menu treat.

  • Features

    Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

    Unlike you, he knows what he’s doing.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

    As an opening bartender there, Andy Soulia had no idea the venue would become such an iconic spot.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

    You can smell the smoky goodness before you even park your car, a sure sign of barbecue seriousness.

  • Dining News

    Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

    Also, Tom's Urban celebrates its first birthday, and you can use your players club points from the D at Fremont East restaurants.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

    If you got addicted to her big-room sound via last year’s smash “Paradise,” you know she’s ready for a bigger stage.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

    Your first bite on your first visit to a new restaurant is like a first kiss—you don’t want to mess this up.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

    New restaurants continue to pop up Downtown, but it’ll be hard to bring something as satisfying as new British pub the Smashed Pig.

  • News & Notes

    Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

    Plus: Las Vegas gets some props in the 2016 Nightclub & Bar Awards.

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

    We look at the Strip's forthcoming pedestrian retail development by comparing it to the one open across the Boulevard.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

    Las Vegas is a cocktail capital, but it goes deeper than you think.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

    Miguel won’t be confined to any musical genre.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

    His stylish success makes his new performing residency at Light Nightclub one of the most interesting Vegas bookings of the new year.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

    It’s been riding high for almost 16 years, since the resort opened, more than a lifetime in Vegas club years.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

    If you need a little drama with your steamed sea bass and crispy beef, you’ll appreciate this experience.

  • Dining News

    Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

    Plus, Burger Lounge is coming to Aria, February is super-sweet at Hexx, and Via Brasil is doing Carnival.

  • Taste

    Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

    The pan roast has reached local icon status, a true must-eat. Now there’s another place to get it.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

    The senior manager of VIP services at XS Nightclub is using her experience to pursue a new project.

  • Features

    Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

    Advice on pointing people in the right direction from the head concierge at Bellagio.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

    When Franny helped SunDrai’s become one of the hottest hip-hop nights Vegas has ever seen, his status as a local tastemaker was cemented forever.

  • Taste

    Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

    This is one reason Carson Kitchen remains among the most fun places to eat Downtown.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    Comer and John Pettei created Play Management to operate the nightclub/dayclub combo at Mandalay Bay.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    She might say she’s a hospitality newbie, but it’s hard to believe.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    Hip has never been a problem at Encore's Asian inspiration.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    "When you come to Rehab, you should leave with a story.”

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    “The people who come to these shows want to relive a certain time, they want to dance and have fun and smile and be happy."

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

    The resort best known as the Las Vegas Hilton needed a culinary makeover, and it got one.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

    Set to open in May, Vegas’ Topgolf will be 105,000 square feet and four levels of swinging fun.

  • Dining News

    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

    Also, Stratosphere's lofty lounge gets a new name and Trevi dishes up a new lunch special.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

    Everywhere I go, crunchy, juicy deliciousness tempts me.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

    His ability to bounce between genres is making Baauer one of the most sought-after producers in hip-hop and dance music.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

    Element Hospitality is "taking the intimidation out of nightlife" at Chateau.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

    Why do the hottest of the hot keep finding their way to chef Akira Back’s Mandalay Bay sushi stronghold?

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

    Former RM Seafood chef Howard Choi is serving up every kind of sushi roll and rice bowl you’ve ever heard of—and a whole lot more.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

    His humble, tasty trucks like Sausagefest and Tacofest have regulars from across the country.

  • News & Notes

    Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

    Also, Chateau hosts not one but two AVN parties, plus job fair info for Jewel and Drai's.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

    The new magazine inside Las Vegas Weekly explores the world's most captivating entertainment landscape.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

    Hakkasan and Omnia headliner (and Vegas resident!) Steve Aoki graces the debut cover of Industry Weekly, Greenspun Media Group's new nightlife magazine inside Las Vegas Weekly.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

    The resort's vice president of operations is looking to create trends, not follow them.

  • Nightlife

    Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

    No matter the circumstance, it’s always a special occasion at the Aria restaurant.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

    Plus: Expect Carla Pellegrino to launch new projects soon.

  • The Incidental Tourist

    Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

    Frisson means “a sudden, passing sensation of excitement; a shudder of emotion; thrill.” That sounds pretty cool, right? If that’s what’s going to be installed across from Wynn and Encore, a big pile of frisson, I could get down with that. These answers are all we have, so far, to answer the question of what comes next on the Strip, at least in …

  • Nightlife

    Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

    Also: Now called Crimson, the space formerly known as Cherry at Red Rock Resort comes to life for a NYE party.

  • Chef Talk

    Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

    "My onion soup needs to be better than the best you’ve ever had or else it will feel like a letdown."

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

    15 fresh spots where we’ll still be dining long after the year is over.