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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

    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.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, April 13, 2016

    Who needs Roscoe’s when you’ve got Lo-Lo’s?

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, March 23, 2016

    An interesting menu heavy in standards that also rewards more adventurous eaters.

  • Reviews

    Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

    A farm-to-table concept that highlights local purveyors—yes, we have those—that lets the chef shine.

  • Features

    Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

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

  • 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.