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Jim Begley

Jim Begley is an avid food lover who began writing about his Las Vegas dining adventures to defray his obscene restaurant spending. Follow Jim on Twitter: @splurgemonkey.

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  • Reviews

    Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

    All your favorites are here, like street tacos, burritos, chilaquiles and much more.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016

    A new limited-availability tasting menu allows the chef to show the full range of creativity.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016

    Sour Saturday also includes the Atomic Lucky Draw, which will award a few winners with pours of “unicorn tears for beer geeks.”

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016

    One can only hope Henderson diners embrace this restaurant while adventurous gourmands from around the Valley make the trip.

  • Features

    Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

    Beer season has arrived and we'll lead you through it.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

    Jim Begley ate his way through Eataly, NoMad, Zuma and Momofuku to give you a heads-up on what's to come.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

    Las Vegas has a diverse ethnic restaurant scene, one with rare finds, like this one, worth tracking down.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016

    The arrival of this northwest-area restaurant should help more local diners take note of this wonderful cuisine.

  • Features

    Thursday, July 28, 2016

    The time has come to truly pull back the curtain on this uncompromising, masterful chef.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, July 27, 2016

    Chef and owner Maggie Reb is doing something simple, and simply fabulous.