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

The pillars of Taco Vegas

October 19th, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

  • “We want to grow to the point that we’re able to make toys based on what customers are looking for and can’t find.”

    “We want to grow to the point that we’re able to make toys based on what customers are looking for and can’t find.”

  • “I want this to be a community hub—a place that’s warm and welcoming.”

    “I want this to be a community hub—a place that’s warm and welcoming.”

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

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

  • You can also catch Flosstradamus and Marshmello doing sets this week for Encore Beach Club at Night.

    You can also catch Flosstradamus and Marshmello doing sets this week for Encore Beach Club at Night.

  • "The people that want to come to see us know we’re still one of the baddest bands on the planet.”

    "The people that want to come to see us know we’re still one of the baddest bands on the planet.”

  • “It’s about being open to cool stuff and building things around a party.”

    “It’s about being open to cool stuff and building things around a party.”

  • Not many Vegas nightlife venues have lasted this long without making wholesale changes.

    Not many Vegas nightlife venues have lasted this long without making wholesale changes.

  • There isn’t just one cuisine on Foodie Fit’s menu—the chef takes inspiration from all over the world.

    There isn’t just one cuisine on Foodie Fit’s menu—the chef takes inspiration from all over the world.

  • The petite burlesque star with the big, soulful voice pops up all over town to support her fellow performers.

    The petite burlesque star with the big, soulful voice pops up all over town to support her fellow performers.

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

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

  • Tons of music, including Pixies, Odesza and KMFDM.

    Tons of music, including Pixies, Odesza and KMFDM.

  • Prepare to sing along.
  • “We’re sort of doing a complete reset of the production and our band and crew.”

    “We’re sort of doing a complete reset of the production and our band and crew.”

  • During its original November weekend, Emerge will host a concert at Brooklyn Bowl benefitting victims.

    During its original November weekend, Emerge will host a concert at Brooklyn Bowl benefitting victims.

  • It stars Jonathan Groff, best known appearing in Glee and Hamilton.

    It stars Jonathan Groff, best known appearing in Glee and Hamilton.

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

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

  • Local authors make a strong showing this year.

    Local authors make a strong showing this year.

  • NASCAR, NFR, rugby and more

    NASCAR, NFR, rugby and more

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

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

  • Known for decades only as “Deep Throat,” he revealed his identity in 2005.

    Known for decades only as “Deep Throat,” he revealed his identity in 2005.

  • It’s a solid, straightforward thriller that gets the job done without much fuss.

    It’s a solid, straightforward thriller that gets the job done without much fuss.

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

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

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

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

  • The Ninth Island French toast marries Hawaiian sweet bread with guava cream cheese and coconut syrup.

    The Ninth Island French toast marries Hawaiian sweet bread with guava cream cheese and coconut syrup.

  • Balance is what sets this restaurant apart.