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Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay 

From traditional off-Broadway plays to unrivaled edgy comedy like "Cannibal: The Musical", the Insurgo Theatre at the Plaza Hotel is an intimate venue for independent productions. It's music to your ears as the English heartthrob Matt Goss performs in the elegant Gossy Room at Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace. Enjoy music with a view from the private Foundation Room high atop Mandalay Bay. Cirque du Soleil presents an intimate and ultra-sexy variety show with Zumanity at New York-New York Hotel.  Enjoy this sensual show with your partner in a unique two-person love seat.

Forget the big chain restaurants while vacationing in Vegas! Bring out the culinary god or goddess for the ultimate in fine dining at MGM Grand's Joël Robuchon restaurant. Take in the breathtaking view at Mandalay Bay's MiX, where hostesses will direct you to your own private cocoon booth, surrounding you and your guest on three sides for a more intimate dining experience.  Downtown Vegas is home to two legendary and cozy restaurants - Hugo's Cellar at Four Queens, and Binion's Ranch Steakhouse at Binion's Casino.

Leave the crazy pool parties beyond and allow yourself to be kissed by the sun at Vdara's private retreats or Wynn Las Vegas' exclusive cabanas; or lounge the afternoon away in the private cabana and pool area at The Palazzo's pool.

Bathe in luxury at some of Vegas' more intimate spas for an afternoon of complete relaxation such as the Westin Hibiscus Spa; reserve a Swedish massage at the Bathhouse at THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, or whisk your troubles away in one of 17 treatment rooms at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental.

Vegas has it all, big and small.

Vegas Weekend: Setting the Scene – Holly Madison, Mark Salling, Markus Schulz and Dirty Dutch w/ Chuckie; PLUS, Easter Brunch

 

This weekend, Vegas has plenty of sweet and surprising goodies for your Easter basket. What's more, you won't have to hunt for them either - you can find them all here!

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Sunday, April 8: There's no better way to end a weekend of partying in Vegas than a nice brunch, and this Easter Sunday, our restaurants are pulling out the stops with elegant meals and unbeatable specials.

  • Top of the World at Stratosphere is offering a four-course brunch with a complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne for $49 per person.
  • Enjoy an amazing spread of springtime classics at Simon at Palms Place during an exclusive Easter brunch buffet selected by celebrity chef Kerry Simon. The spiral ham, leg of lamb and bread pudding are musts.
  • If you're a little slower than others to get in gear on Sunday morning, Planet Hollywood's Strip House is featuring Easter specials later in the day, including warm goat cheese salad, roast saddle of lamb and sour cream bundt cake.
  • As a finale, be sure to check out L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon at MGM Grand for the debut of their one-of-a-kind chocolate display celebrating the spring season. More than 110 pounds of milk, dark and white chocolate, 2,000 tablespoons of sugar and 50 containers of colored cocoa butter were used to create the showcase of chocolate bunnies, hens and eggs; sugar picnic baskets, bows, flowers, shells and fish; plus, a variety of fondant bird cages filled with sweet surprises.

Tuesdays in Vegas

 

Vegas is unique in that any time of day, whether it is six in the morning or six at night, there is always something going on, every single day of the week. It is a never-ending adventure, full of activities, excellent cuisine and great times just waiting to be had.

The best part is that you can experience Vegas the right way with fewer crowds by planning your vacation midweek. Mid-week occupancy is 13 percent lower than weekend occupancy, so you will have more options for seats at your favorite shows, more leniency in restaurant reservations and so much more!

No matter what you plan to do in Vegas, consider experiencing it all on a Tuesday or Wednesday. There are plenty of shows and events that take place mid-week. For example, this Tuesday, April 10, you could check out IMPACT-An Explosion of Magic and Music at the Clarion Hotel and Casino, see ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace for some adult entertainment or hit up Excalibur for a little Thunder from Down Under action. Check out more events here for any day of the week.

Imagine waking up bright and early in the morning to hit up Bali Hai Golf Course with the buddies, then joining your wife for a delectable breakfast at The Venetian's Bouchon. Next, relax with some serious pampering at the Encore Spa for a massage or exotic body scrub. You could then head over to the Stratosphere for a bit of adventure with SkyJump. (You'll want to have an empty stomach for this one!)

But wait, the day has just begun! After your relaxing and adventurous morning sans crowds, sit back, grab a beer and cheer on your favorite team at Lagasse's Stadium at The Palazzo. Then, head over to the Flamingo for Nathan Burton Comedy Magic or stop by Siegfried and Roy's Secret Garden at The Mirage to glimpse lions and tigers and dolphins ... oh my!

Craftsteak at MGM GrandBecause it is midweek, it's easier to get reservations at the top restaurants in Vegas. Finish off a fantastic day with mouth-watering cuisine from Craftsteak at MGM Grand or Wolfgang Puck's Spago at Caesars Palace, open every day. Finally, head over to some of the Strip's most luxurious lounges including Chandelier at The Cosmopolitan or ARIA's Gold Lounge for a signature cocktail and fabulous people watching.

There is always something happening in Vegas, any day, any time. Book your trip mid-week to the crowds! See you soon!

Celebrity Chef Vegas

 

If you've ever caught yourself at home watching cooking shows, mouth watering as celebrity chefs prepare their signature dishes, wishing that you could taste those delicious creations, look no further than Las Vegas! Vegas is host to several celebrity chefs including Wolfgang Puck, Emeril Lagasse, Todd English, Bobby Flay and more!

Spago in the Forum ShopsKnown for the best of restaurant hospitality, Wolfgang Puck opened his first Las Vegas restaurant, Spago, in The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace in 1992. His restaurant thrived, so he opened five more Las Vegas-based restaurants including Chinois in The Forum Shops, Postrio at The Venetian, Lupo in Mandalay Bay, Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at MGM Grand and CUT at The Palazzo.

Emeril Lagasse is widely known for his jovial personality and Cajun and creole-influenced cuisine on his show Emeril Live. For a taste of his delicious New Orleans-style dishes, visit Emeril's New Orleans Fish House at MGM Grand, try Delmonico Steakhouse at the Venetian or dine at The Palazzo's Table 10 or Lagasse's Stadium as you watch the big game.

Todd English is a renowned chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur and television star. For a delicious Mediterranean meal, check out the beautiful and romantic Olives at Bellagio for a view of the Bellagio fountains every half-hour or grab a bite from the Todd English P.U.B. at Crystals for traditional East Coast grub.

Known for his expertise in barbecue grilling, Bobby Flay's dishes are bold, zesty and fun. Check out his restaurant Mesa Grill at Caesars Palace for southwestern flare. His Mexican spice-rubbed pork tenderloin and mango-spiced crusted tuna are sure to impress.

Visit http://www.lasvegas.com/restaurants/celebrity-chefs/ for a list of more celebrity chef restaurants to try out on your next visit to the culinary capital of the world!

It's always Happy Hour in Vegas!

There's a reason it's difficult to find clocks in our resorts. It's because in Vegas, no matter what time it is -- it's Happy Hour! Since it's Friday, and 5 o'clock somewhere, let's talk Happy Hour with some great places to down a cocktail in Vegas.

Hennessey's Tavern downtownBlue Martini at Town Square Las Vegas has drink specials from 4-8 p.m. every Friday and is a great place to kickstart your weekend of fun. 

More great Vegas atmosphere is available at First Food & Bar inside The Palazzo, where you'll find the perfect food and beverage 'round the clock.

PBR Rock Bar & Grill and Cabo Wabo, both at Planet Hollywood, are great Happy Hour spots with awesome people-watching overlooking the Strip.

Downtown, there are plenty of places to enjoy a drink and some scenery. Check out the Happy Hour deals at Hennessey's Tavern on Fremont Street.  At the opposite end of the Strip, another place to enjoy a beverage with some unique surroundings is the Hostile Grape at M Resort, where you can choose from 160 wines in a contemporary "cellar."

Happy Hour in Vegas! Almost redundant, isn't it?

Create some Vegas memories this Memorial Day Weekend


Memorial Day Weekend is on the horizon and Las Vegas is the perfect place to spend the holiday, with lavish pool parties, concerts, comedy and nightlife you won't find anywhere else.

If you're looking for laughs, look no further. During the holiday weekend, comedy legend Bill Cosby takes the stage at Treasure Island, the outrageous Chelsea Handler delivers a night of hilarious stand-up at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and blue-collar comedy veteran Ron White will have you rolling in the aisles at The Mirage.

 

Kick back with an outdoor concert as Barenaked Ladies performing by the pool at Red Rock Resort. Or head over to the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay, which plays host to The Script and My Chemical Romance on consecutive nights as part of Memorial Day Weekend.

Don't forget about Las Vegas' amazing year-round entertainment, including Jersey Boys at the Paris Hotel, the aqua theater-in-the-round experience of Le Reve at Wynn Las Vegas, and  the sizzling nightlife only Vegas can deliver, like at Moon and Rain inside the Palms and Vanity at the Hard Rock.

Celebrate Memorial Day by creating your own memories ?? with an exhilarating weekend in Vegas!

Add some fun to your holiday with great comedy, music all weekend long.

Vegas Minute: Celebrating Chinese New Year

In this week's Vegas Minute, which you can watch below or on our official Las Vegas YouTube channel, see how Las Vegas celebrates the Chinese New Year with marvelous displays at the Bellagio Conservatory and inside the Venetian and Palazzo. Also, catch George Lopez at the Las Vegas Hilton, Linkin Park at the MGM Grand, USA Sevens rugby at Sam Boyd Stadium and more. Spend a minute checking it out and then plan your Vegas getaway at LasVegas.com. Vegas Minute produced by http://www.vegas.com

Vegas Minute: Playboy Comedy Club is hopping

In this week's Vegas Minute, which you can also find on our official Las Vegas YouTube channel, catch some bunnies and funnies at Playboy Comedy Club inside the Palms, as well as other headline shows that call Las Vegas home -- Terry Fator at The Mirage and Le Reve at Wynn Las Vegas.

Various pizza options offer another slice of Vegas!

Sometimes we blog about things because they are relevant to Las Vegas' nonstop energy, unique activities, electric atmopshere, or because they somehow specifically relate to the city we know and love as the world's most exciting and vibrant destination.

But sometimes, we're just hungry. And in the mood for pizza.

What better place to find New York-style pizza than at New York-New York, where Il Fornaio offers some seriously tasty wood-fired flavors, and the wood-burning brick oven at LAVO inside the Palazzo always produces authentic pizza.

Pizzeria Francesco's inside Treasure Island serves hand-tossed New York-style pizzas and there are dozens of pies to choose from at Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen inside the Silverton.

Wolfgang Puck's signature Smoked Salmon Pizza with Dill Cream is just one of the delicacies on the menu at Spago inside Caesars Palace, and for those of you who are up for the challenge, try to find the hidden pizza stand inside the new Cosmopolitan hotel. It's so hidden even we're not sure where it is, but trust us, it's in there.

No matter how you slice it, there's always good pizza to be found in Las Vegas! For more pizza options -- and details about all the other foods you can enjoy in the many gourmet restaurants in town, check out our dining section at LasVegas.com!

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