Before visiting Las Vegas for the first time—to see Lady Gaga’s “Jazz & Piano” residency, which has returned, post COVID-19 shut-down, to Dolby Live at the Park MGM—I thought of the city as a place powered by big corp hucksterism, cash burn and drunkenness, fish-hooking those prone to chasing long shot fantasies. In pop culture, Vegas’s scamminess...

Join us at Eataly Las Vegas for outdoor dining right on the Las Vegas strip for lunch or dinner. Our outdoor patio at La Pizza e La Pasta is open for Neapolitan-style pizzas, classic pasta dishes, seasonal salads, aperitivo plates, refreshing cocktails, and regional Italian vino. SOAK UP THE SUN AT OUR PALLINI INSPIRED PATIO As Italians, we know th...

I’m a big fan of Giada De Laurentiis, such a big fan that I signed up for her newsletter, which sends recipes and stories to your email. But if you’re in Vegas and don’t want to wait until you get home to get a little Giada in your life, reserve a place at brunch (or dinner) at her eponymous restaurant. This venue was De Laurentiis’ first restauran...

In a surprise move, former Las Vegas dining-scene fixture Carla Pellegrino is very close to a debut for her latest chef venture, bringing the Dough House Restaurant & Bar to Spring Valley. Pellegrino handles the menu of Italian cuisine with French flair at this restaurant run entirely by women. Her menus are still fondly remembered at Bratalian Nea...

Piero's Italian Cuisine, a Las Vegas fine dining restaurant, will open its doors seven days a week starting on Tuesday, Sept. 28. This marks the restaurant's return to pre-COVID operations from 5:30- 10 p.m. daily. “With the return of Las Vegas conventions, we are thrilled to now reopen Piero’s seven days per week,” said Evan Glusman, General Manag...

Comedian Eric D’Alessandro will bring big laughs to The Summit Showroom inside The Venetian Las Vegas when he performs Saturday, 30 October at 9 p.m.Tickets start at $25 plus applicable fees and will go on sale to the general public Friday, 6 August at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets will be available for purchase at Ticketmaster.com, Venetian.com, any box off...

Spiegelworld, the mischievous live-entertainment company behind wild and wacky Vegas shows like Absinthe and Opium, wants to introduce diners on the Strip to “Italian-American Psychedelic” cuisine. Meet the new restaurant Superfrico, which will debut on September 24 next to the Opium theater at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas resort.  What, exactly,...

Although it may seem as if there aren’t as many Italian joints in Las Vegas as in other cities, you’ll be surprised at just how many there really are. Even though most of the resorts have just one or two Italian-themed restaurants, The Venetian and The Grand Canal Shoppes have many more. Among them are Buddy V’s Ristorante (702.607.2355), with fami...

A new restaurant and lounge headed to Symphony Park promises Italian fare and live music when it opens in 2022. Vic’s brings together Chris Lowden of Stoney’s Rockin’ Country fame and Mark DiMartino, who had DiMartino’s Family Deli and later operated the upscale Tillerman restaurant. The venue takes over more than 6,200 square feet of ground-level...

Academy Award, Golden Globe and 12-time GRAMMY Award-winner superstar Lady Gaga today announced she will return to Park MGM in Las Vegas October 2021. Presented in partnership by MGM Resorts International and Live Nation, Lady Gaga will take the Park Theater stage for nine performances of her critically acclaimed LADY GAGA JAZZ & PIANO show. The sh...