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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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  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014

    The Big Easy has reached Vegas. Get ready for light and flaky rolls stuffed with fried seafood from the Gulf Coast.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    You can stuff a pasty with damn near anything.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    Bobby Flay's fine-tuned burger machine is a welcome addition to the Strip.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    The Downtown sandwich stand has flavors and prices that fit everyone's needs.

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    The new restaurant takes the space formerly known as Diego with a wide-open renovation primed for food and fun.

  • Dining

    Thursday, March 6, 2014

    Hungover? Go grab yourself a bowl at El Menudazo.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

    Vegas has long provided refuge to Chicago expats, and they’ve brought their food. Here's where to find it.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    This new Japanese eatery in the southwest is all about the deep-fried pig.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

    Sometimes simple fried potatoes deserve the glamorous treatment.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

    Thin waffles, thick Belgians, waffle sandwiches ... Tiabi Coffee & Waffle Bar does it all.