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Best in Print

November 10-November 17
Best in PrintOne of the best things I’ve ever put in my mouth’
Rick Giffen wishes he’d come up with Blue Ribbon’s decadent fried rice. read article
Best in PrintEating El Bulli
You know you’re in the same industry sometimes, but the thought, the execution …’ read article
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The Intersection

The IntersectionThe baccarat tables have turned: Joe Francis sues Steve Wynn
“This is one soft-core porn peddler who won’t have his name dragged through the mud!” more
The IntersectionHigh number of Nevada artists exceeds national average
The Silver State is one of just 14 that did so in a National Endowment for the Arts report. more
Thinking about UNLV football, dog names and more
Also, wishing for a hole in one on the course. more
The IntersectionOccupy Las Vegas is on its feet, gaining momentum
Weekly checks in with the protesters at Area 99 a month after the first local Occupy demonstration. more
The IntersectionThe Area 99 aesthetic: giant Rebel mugs and ‘vintage’ Vans
“The spirit of the movement is in their faces, but it’s also in the aesthetic of their makeshift world.” more
The IntersectionDid the Health District go too far to regulate a farm-to-table event?
A recent dinner at Quail Hollow Farm in Overton was squashed by regulators. Was it necessary? more
The IntersectionConversation starters: From auto theft to the Sahara
Also, a California murder suspect is arrested in town. more
The IntersectionRandom photo of the week
Submitted by Dee Flores. more
The IntersectionWeekly Q&A: The brothers Bromberg
Talking Vegas weddings, Mexican honey and Benihana with the guys behind Blue Ribbon. more


NightlifeHot Spots: Martin Solveig, Bree Olson and more
Also, Maria Menounos performs with the Pussycat Dolls at Gallery. more
NightlifeNightlife news & notes: A new barcade opens and more
Also, Tao presents the Red Bull Thre3Style National Finals. more
NightlifeRum and whiskey get paired for Nevada’s newest booze
Las Vegas Distillery’s Rumskey: two great tastes, one unique spirit. more
Readers revisit Halloween at the Paranormal Ball
Young Adult readers mingled with their favorite Young Adult authors—in costume. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentArtist duo’s ‘sensuous now’ will get under your skin at Pop Up
The show draws the sensed into focus like the sound of a zipping jacket, the act of washing dishes, the touch of a dog’s cold ... more
Arts and EntertainmentSin City’s ‘Ba-Ta-Clan’ had lewd laughs and sopranos in hot pink
Sin City Opera blew away any preconceived notions of stuffy opera for its latest go-round. more
Arts and EntertainmentFive fantasy football observations from the season’s halfway point
Five fantasy football observations as we drive past the season’s halfway point more
Arts and EntertainmentWhere to shop, what to see and where to eat oysters
Plus, a little fight involving some guy called Manny. more
Arts and EntertainmentMonday Night Football at three sports books, where betting and rooting interests collide
Another gentleman, holding a plastic football filled with beer, seemed to come to life when ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski appeared on screen. He stood up, ... more
Arts and EntertainmentMotherfuppets!’ — what else do you need to know?
It may not always make sense, but ‘Motherfuppets’ is never boring more
Arts and EntertainmentBook excerpt: Joe Schoenmann’s ‘Vegas Rag Doll’
A new book details the hellish life of a mob hitman’s wife more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: Florence + The Machine’s ‘Ceremonials’
Florence + The Machine’s sophomore effort ‘Ceremonials’ is fantastic more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: The Beach Boys’ ‘The Smile Sessions’
The extended version of The Beach Boys’ classic ‘Smile’ is a bit much, but contains much to enjoy more
Arts and EntertainmentComic Shelley Berman brings his funny wit and intellectualsim to The Improv
His dry wit, coupled with an intellectualism sorely lacking in today’s comics, resonated to my core. more
Arts and EntertainmentLatin Grammy Awards brings plenty of A-list excitement
This week, the biggest entertainment spectacle in Las Vegas doesn’t belong to Elton John and his high-priced piano or Celine Dion in her luscious gowns ... more


ScreenThe biggest problem with ‘J. Edgar’ is its subject matter
J. Edgar Hoover wasn’t a pleasant man — and neither is Clint Eastwood’s biopic about him more
ScreenMartha Marcy May Marlene’ is one of the year’s best films
It may be a tough title to remember come Oscar time, but ‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ will be a contender more
ScreenFilm review: ‘The Skin I Live in’
Pedro Almodovar’s latest is a look at the dark side of plastic surgery more
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Aria's sophisticated, sustainable Sage
TasteSage is easily one of the best restaurants in the city, certainly the best experience in Aria and the one thing you will hate yourself for missing if you never visit CityCenter.
Vegas feels Fuku envy as favorite food truck sets down LA roots
TasteLA has a sit-down Fukuburger. We don’t. And it isn’t fair.
What's it like when chefs dine out? Jet Tila has the lowdown
TasteHint: They’re done too tough to spot.




Gallagher brothers' solo work is a mixed bag
Until Oasis reunites, we'll have to settle for the brothers' solo work
CD Cover CD review: Rihanna's 'Talk That Talk'
Rihanna puts out a lot of music, but that doesn't mean it's all good
CD Cover CD review: Drake's 'Take Care'
'Take Care' is Drake's best music to date

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Featured Cocktail

Cocktail of the Week Nov 4, 2011
by E.C. Gladstone

Drinking like Jay-Z with the Ace of Spades

You’ve probably heard about Ace of Spades Champagne, Jay-Z’s bubbly of choice. Maybe you’ve even noticed it being served with gusto at Tao, where a flying “Bottle Fairy” delivers it ...