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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, 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.

  • Taste

    Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

    Bottle shares allows beer lovers to circumvent distribution limitations and try brews from around the world.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

    These stellar chicken wings are a labor of love for chef Michael Ingino.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

    Think of it as a trip to Santa Fe, minus the nine-hour drive.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

    Sausages like the Hungarian gyulai, charcuterie, chicken blintzes and more.

  • Reviews

    Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015

    Crispy fried pig ears, oxtail empanadas, Mexican street corn and more.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015

    Ever had Hainan chicken? The Fat Choy owner wants to pass his obsession with the Chinese dish along to you.

  • Dining News

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Plus: Honey Salt's Summer of Love, Border Grill's Top Chef Masters reunion dinner and Crush's "Forgive Me" menu.

  • Food

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    If Chicago dogs are dragged through the garden, Venezuelan dogs have rummaged through the pantry.