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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)

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

    Former Red Rock Resort executive pastry chef Jaret Blinn brings his locally inspired fare to Henderson.

  • Dining News

    Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

    Chef Justin Kingsley Hall is set to bring his SLO-Boy concept to the popular shack in Dino's parking lot.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

    Executive chef Stephen Hopcraft has envisioned a brunch menu much better than it has to be.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016

    Simply put, if you like food, you’ll love this lunch.

  • Features

    Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015

    Raising a fork to Cosmopolitan’s fifth anniversary: From tapas at Jaleo to spaghetti at Scarpetta and everything in between, Cosmo, you’re still delicious.

  • Dining

    Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015

    When a dish is gone for the evening, it’s scratched off the board and done for the night, so eat early and eat often.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

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

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

    Alain Ducasse's remade restaurant atop Delano Las Vegas is definitely worth a visit.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015

    The restaurant offers an array of Mediterranean dishes as small plates along with more traditional entrée options.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

    With Shake Shack and In-N-Out, the Habit's arrival resulted in a holy trinity of fast-food burgerdom.