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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, June 3, 2015

    Nothing is as it seems at Searsucker, which leads to some seriously addictive dishes.

  • Food

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    While our English word barbecue is derived from barbacoa, the two styles of cooking couldn’t be more dissimilar.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    This restaurant renovation includes all-new everything, and it deserves to be on your must-eat list.

  • Dining

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    The owner of the upcoming Harvest & Larder restaurant joined a murderer's row of guest chefs for a flavor-packed pop-up dinner.

  • Food

    Wednesday, April 1, 2015

    Do not miss the Nigerian prawn with uni butter.

  • Food

    Wednesday, March 18, 2015

    Chef Gregg Fortunato is doing great things on Spring Mountain Road.

  • Food

    Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Chef and restaurateur Nina Manchev is at it again, bringing flavors from all over the world to your morning meal.

  • Food

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    This hip new Indian restaurant is a different beast, with nary a buffet line in sight.

  • Food

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    The food is just more interesting at this neighborhood bar. Try making the skirt steak and crushed potatoes in your kitchen.

  • Food

    Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

    A neighborhood restaurant operated by nightclub folk could be a disaster, but Lucky Foo's is the farthest thing from it.