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Best in Print

March 14-March 20
Best in PrintThe 20 most important restaurants in Las Vegas
Bon Appetit has announced its list of the most important restaurants in the country. Now it’s our turn. read article
Best in PrintIn search of mysterious Downtown sign artist King Richard
King Richard’s realm is not a conventional one. It is the weathered sides of Downtown cinder block. read article
Las Vegas Weekly Current Issue

The Intersection

The IntersectionJoe Downtown: Stephen Siegel sees diamonds in the rough
The businessman is renovating 247 apartment units. more
The IntersectionSlotZilla: The Berlin Wall of Fremont Street?
The upcoming attraction will divide Fremont East from the Fremont Street Experience. more
The IntersectionDespite the scenario in ‘Burt Wonderstone,’ magicians insist they all get along
Rivalry? It’s just an illusion. more
The IntersectionPassports for musical instruments? It could happen
Taking some instruments from country to country requires a heap of paperwork. more
The IntersectionSlots with a butler: Venetian’s new high-limit parlor allows you to bet $5K per spin
Want to gamble more than a million in an hour? more
The IntersectionThis job is bananas
Rainy days can be hell on your peel. more
The IntersectionChef Rick Moonen and the science of eating
“I don’t want to just cook salmon, tuna, bass. There’s so many other species out there.” more
The IntersectionGreen Valley Town Center finds new energy, thanks to a luxury movie theater
Revitalization may be on the horizon for the once-vibrant plaza. more


NightlifeHot Spots: St. Paddy’s Day edition
Plus, more parties for those not necessarily going green. more
NightlifeNightlife News & Notes: Sapphire Pool Club, Kerry Simon, Sushi Poppers and more
Also, Macklemore stopped by Body English Afterhours and more Olympic swimmers visited GBDC. more
NightlifeFrozen Beauty Sake is like sipping on spring
You can break open a bottle at Yellowtail for just $2,400. more

Arts & Entertainment

Arts and EntertainmentTrust Us: Alicia Keys, Major League Baseball and Pee-Wee Herman
Big concerts! Chinese drummers! Alfonso Soriano! more
Arts and Entertainment3 ways to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day in Las Vegas
From parades to Flogging Molly, there are plenty of reasons to go green this week. more
Arts and EntertainmentBad Brains’ H.R. and his fans stay up late at LVCS
The set had the potential to be better. more
At Free Energy’s Beauty Bar show, hipsters didn’t really have—well, energy
Only a handful of patrons were feeling the band’s bombastic pop-rock. more
Arts and EntertainmentLocal band Same Sex Mary pulls out all the stops at its album-release party
And just like the live show, the album will rock your socks off. more
Arts and EntertainmentFremont Country Club has big dreams for the Downtown music scene
Giant horseshoes, antler chandeliers and the fake Robert De Niro. more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: David Bowie’s ‘The Next Day’
It’s been awhile, but this was worth the wait more
Arts and EntertainmentCD review: ‘Sound City: Real to Reel’
It’s a cool concept, but the execution is half-hearted more
Arts and EntertainmentAn unpublished play by Vladimir Nabokov finally sees the light of day
It’s practically Shakespearean in its poetry, too more
Arts and EntertainmentBook review: Christopher Hitchens’ ‘Mortality’ and Eben Alexander’s ‘Proof of Heaven’
Two books with greatly contrasting viewpoints. Which one is the better read? more
Arts and EntertainmentMusical ‘Next to Normal’ triumphs behind a successful second act
The going was rocky at times, but ultimately this show really delivered. more
Arts and EntertainmentAndrew Dice Clay talks Vegas, fame and filling Madison Square Garden
The guy loves Vegas so much, he bought a home here more


ScreenFilm review: ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’ is kind of a mess
For a movie that gets so many little details right, it has a disappointingly hard time with the bigger picture. more
ScreenChatting with ‘Burt Wonderstone’ screenwriters John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein
No surprise: both writers were “magic geeks” growing up. more
ScreenTV review: ‘Bates Motel’
The A&E series stars the teenage version of one of the most well-known characters in horror fiction and cinema. more
ScreenTV review: Sundance Channel’s ‘Top of the Lake’
Filmmaker Jane Campion expertly weaves examinations of gender politics and rural isolationism into the meticulous procedural narrative. more
ScreenBooze and footrests: our first look inside Green Valley’s new ‘luxury’ movie theater
The completely revamped auditoriums definitely live up to the theater’s name. more
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Welcome to the best barbecue in Las Vegas
TasteFormer food truck Top Notch Barbeque now serving it up at Eastern and Serene.
A burger that tastes good any time
TasteThe friendly Badger Cafe next to Rum Runner serves a damn fine burger.
Yellowtail’s Michael Chen brings a fishy favorite to your table
TasteTomato dashi seafood stew is the perfect dish to transition into spring.
Mimmo Ferraro talks family and food
TasteThe chef at one of Las Vegas’ favorite Italian restaurants adapts to changes.




CD Cover CD review: Justin Timberlake's 'The 20/20 Experience'
All hail the new King of Pop
CD Cover CD review: David Bowie's 'The Next Day'
It's been awhile, but this was worth the wait
CD Cover CD review: 'Sound City: Real to Reel'
It's a cool concept, but the execution is half-hearted

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Cocktail of the Week Mar 20, 2013
by Sabrina Chapman

Mastro’s Las Vegas-inspired cocktail is a best-seller. Surprised?

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