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October 19th, 2017

From Tacos El Gordo to China Poblano, the greatest local versions of the most important food.

  • A&E

    NASCAR, NFR, rugby and more

  • FeaturedFoodMexican food

    Mariscos Playa Escondido, the original Lindo Michoacán and more.

  • Music

    Also: Kelly Clarkson, a pair of New Year’s Eve shows and Elton John’s final Million Dollar Piano dates.

  • FeaturedMexican food

    Spread a thin layer of sour cream inside half the shell.

  • Fine Art

    It’s one of the most ambitious, successful exhibitions in the UNLV gallery to date—which is saying a lot.

  • Reviews

    It has converted, from a sushi-filled nightspot into a take on the original Blue Ribbon Brasserie from SoHo.

  • Film

    The tribute to the firefighters who died in 2013’s Yarnell Hill wildfire is honorable and well-intentioned.

  • Intersection

    If “Vegas Strong” meant anything at all, it meant that I couldn’t hide.

  • Industry Weekly

    The U.K. DJ just remixed The Killers' "The Man."

  • Intersection

    Las Vegas Ballpark will accommodate 10,000 fans and include VIP suites and a swimming pool beyond the outfield wall.

  • Dining

    Hey look, a massive oxtail bone in my hot bowl of pork tonkotsu.

  • A&E

    Elton had to cancel his spring shows at Caesars due to illness, and he couldn't be happier to be back in town.

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    We weren’t ready on September 11, 2001. But we’re a different breed now; we have survived economic ruin and learned to look to our neighbors ...

  • Dining News

    "I’d like to have something that’s more grab-and-go, a little more casual, where families can take their kids and they don’t have to spend a ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentMirageCirque du Soleil

    The new Magical Technical Tour gets you up close with the sights and sounds of the beloved Cirque du Soleil production. ...

  • Dining News

    The legendary restaurant's operators plan to reopen the original location, too.

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    “After this event, I don’t think there’s an office or firefighter that just shakes hands. We hug now.”

  • Chef Talk

    The innovative chef talks about relocating Spago from the Forum Shops at Caesars to Bellagio in early 2018.

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    The livelihood of Las Vegas has been wounded before, and it might be again, but the idea of Vegas is forever.

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    The LVCVA’s Rossi Ralenkotter, County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani and many more weigh in.

  • Music

    Uli Geissendoerfer wants it to serve as a go-to hub shining a spotlight on the recent surge of local jazz talent.

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    “This could’ve been any one of us. We all go to concerts.”

  • Music

    After Janet Jackson’s October 14 concert at Mandalay Bay, she's a primary candidate for her own casino-based show.

  • Intersection

    Chef Mike Minor is back at Border Grill and his regulars are happy about the homecoming.

  • Industry Weekly

    The pop icon plays Mandalay Bay Events Center October 14.

  • Music

    It aims to promote the great American art form through education, live performance and advocacy.

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    “Consider that a hug from your grandma,” she said as she wrapped her arms around me.

  • Dining

    They’re doing what they always do: take care of people.

  • A&E

    Cockroach, LVLT, Majestic Repertory and more.

  • Industry Weekly

    The new facility offers classes in contortion, hand-balancing, pilates and yoga.

  • Intersection

    Great things are happening here daily, in galleries like Random Alchemy.

  • FeaturedMexican food

    Published Thu, Oct 19, 2017 (midnight)

    My mom used tomato sauce, as if she confused tacos with Sloppy Joes.

  • FeaturedFoodMexican food

    Published Thu, Oct 19, 2017 (midnight)

    It’ll add a second story and more than 10,000 square feet.

  • FeaturedFoodMexican food

    Published Thu, Oct 19, 2017 (midnight)

    Mariscos Playa Escondido, the original Lindo Michoacán and more.

  • FeaturedFoodMexican food

    Published Thu, Oct 19, 2017 (midnight)

    From Tacos El Gordo to China Poblano, the greatest local versions of the most important food.

  • FeaturedMexican food

    Published Thu, Oct 19, 2017 (midnight)

    Spread a thin layer of sour cream inside half the shell.

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    Published Thu, Oct 12, 2017 (midnight)

    The LVCVA’s Rossi Ralenkotter, County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani and many more weigh in.

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    Published Thu, Oct 12, 2017 (midnight)

    We weren’t ready on September 11, 2001. But we’re a different breed now; we have survived economic ruin and learned to look to our neighbors ...

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    Published Thu, Oct 12, 2017 (midnight)

    The livelihood of Las Vegas has been wounded before, and it might be again, but the idea of Vegas is forever.

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    Published Thu, Oct 12, 2017 (midnight)

    “After this event, I don’t think there’s an office or firefighter that just shakes hands. We hug now.”

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    Published Thu, Oct 12, 2017 (midnight)

    “Consider that a hug from your grandma,” she said as she wrapped her arms around me.

  • FeaturedVegas Mass Shooting

    Published Thu, Oct 12, 2017 (midnight)

    “This could’ve been any one of us. We all go to concerts.”

  • FeaturedVegas Golden Knights

    Published Thu, Oct 5, 2017 (midnight)

    Since the day he joined the team, the former Pittsburgh Penguin has been the face of the Golden Knights franchise.

  • FeaturedVegas Golden Knights

    Published Thu, Oct 5, 2017 (midnight)

    Tickets for Vegas’ games are in higher demand than seats for any team in the entire NHL, according to StubHub.

  • FeaturedVegas Golden Knights

    Published Thu, Oct 5, 2017 (midnight)

    Worst-case scenario: They finish between 17th and 27th in the league.

  • FeaturedfestivalVegas Mass Shooting

    Published Thu, Oct 5, 2017 (midnight)

    At Ready.gov, the feds offer a list of strategies for most any emergency situation.

  • FeaturedVegas Golden Knights

    Published Thu, Oct 5, 2017 (midnight)

    Who’ll score the first goal, and when will the team win its first game?

  • Intersection

    Published Mon, Oct 2, 2017 (9:06 a.m.)

    Blood donations are in needed for the wounded. All blood types are in need, especially Type O. Because of long lines, officials urge to make ...

  • Featured

    Published Thu, Sep 28, 2017 (midnight)

    From out of nowhere, a rushing engine and flying dirt. Could it be a UFO?

  • Featured

    Published Thu, Sep 28, 2017 (midnight)

    Souvenirs, jerky and some spacey reading.

  • Arts & EntertainmentNewsAll

    Published Thu, Sep 21, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    King was a finalist on the show, parlaying the exposure to a lengthy pro wrestling for the Las Vegas resident ...