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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.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • 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.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, July 13, 2016

    Mall food gets an extreme upgrade.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, June 15, 2016

    The Mediterranean restaurant's new location is more convenient for most, and the food might be even better.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    It’s no surprise that this love child of Downtown’s Le Thai and Chinatown’s District One is a complete success.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, May 4, 2016

    Numerous lists have dubbed Peruvian food the next breakthrough ethnic cuisine.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, April 13, 2016

    Begley doesn't do spicy, but Begley does do Chengdu ... that's how you know it's good.