The dining room is a mix of the divine and modish—candlelight casting shadows in the dimly lit room, Mediterranean- and Southern Italian-inspired décor, dark woods and modern hanging chandeliers. Part lounge, part restaurant and part expansive patio overlooking the Las Vegas Strip, Italian restaurant Lavo is a chic spot for date night or an upscale...

More than three years since the retail center began touting its future dining tenants, Spring Valley’s Post Pavilion mostly completed construction and started luring casual restaurants to the corner of Durango Drive and Post Road. Located a quarter of a mile north from Ikea, the center was originally planned to be the first Las Vegas home of Classi...

Las Vegas’ world-class resort community, Tuscan Highlands, is saying "Thank You" to local first responders by offering a free lunch or dinner at its on-site restaurant, Becca’s Restaurant & Lounge, now through the end of the year. Community heroes, plus a guest, are welcome to enjoy a complimentary meal at the Italian-American eatery. Reservations...

Marvin Vettori has had an extremely unlucky year. But the UFC middleweight contender will finish a trying 2020 with a fortunate break and the biggest victory of his career. Vettori defeated Jack Hermansson via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-45) in the entertaining, back-and-forth main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. ESPN ha...

A first-generation Italian American, Anna Maria Pierini always felt her most fulfilling blessing was to be an Italian born in America.  She was born in 1949, in Reno Nevada, to Pete and Maria Pierini, natives of Lucca, Italy who kept the Italian language and cultures strong in the home. Anna Maria’s youth was spent between Carson City, NV, Lake Tah...

Mark your calendar: Eataly Las Vegas is celebrating its annual Truffle Day on Saturday, December 5. In time for the holidays, bring home fresh white truffles from Italy at the lowest price of the season!  In Italy and across the world, white truffles are considered culinary gold. The small, aromatic, and bumpy tubers are incredibly rare, only in se...

One of the nicest restaurants on the Strip, in decor and cuisine, has to be Giada. Since opening in 2014, De Laurentiis’ California-influenced Italian food has caused thousands of happy diners to pat their bellies in supreme satisfaction. Although it was closed for several months, fans could keep up with De Laurentiis via her website, giadzy.com, f...

Get ready for some excellent Italian food when you step into the quaint courtyard at Mercato della Pescheria. The restaurant features tables covered in checked tablecloths to enhance that Italian village atmosphere. Appetizers include Italian classics such as meatballs and bruschetta, but you can indulge in shrimp cocktail, too. Jumbo shrimp scampi...

It’s great to see Buddy Valastro recovering from a hand injury he suffered at his home (he recently shared a post on Instagram showing him icing a cake with his uninjured hand), and it’s also great to see the reopening of his amazing restaurant, Buddy V’s Ristorante. And like the resilient man behind the restaurant, Buddy V’s is ready to get back t...

Las Vegas’ population includes quite a few New York City transplants. If you were to poll a small sample, we’d wager that one of the things that most excites them about Las Vegas is that it has the only other Rao’s Italian restaurant in the entire country. And if you’re at all familiar with the original location in New York City, you’d get what the...