MGM, Las Vegas

Sports Deli Closes

It’s been a tough time for delis in recent times first with the closure of Canters Deli at the Linq and now comes news that The Sports Deli at the MGM Grand has closed. The Sports Deli may be know to many as the Stage Deli which it was named for 23 years before they changed the name but either way the location is going to become another Starbucks because of the lack of Starbucks in Las Vegas (yes that was sarcastic). If you still want your deli fix and are craving a huge pastrami sandwich for example, the Carnegie …

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The Donut Bar Outside

The Donut Bar

Yes i do visit the buffets or Dunkin Donuts at the Fremont for breakfast but at least once per trip sometimes more i walk over to the Donut bar for their amazing fresh made donuts. The Donut Bar is a short walk from Fremont Street and has the usual selection of coffees, lattes and mochas but what people are there for is the good donuts with the best ingredients with exotic flavors that you don’t always find at a donut shop such as cake batter, Nutella, Snickers or Bacon; Yes the bacon donut does taste good with its slightly salty …

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Redneck Riviera Closes

  It looks like the rumors are true and the Redneck Riviera at the Grand Bazaar Shops located next to Bally’s has closed it doors after just over a year being open.  The Nashville style honky-tonky-tonk bar was the creation of John Rich one half of the country superstars Big & Rich in what was going to be a chain of bars under the same name with a location in Nashville now under construction. If you are not a country fan its possible you could have seen John Rich on the Apprentice or on the Wahlburgers television show where he …

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White Castle Downtown Now

The new White Castle is now open on Fremont Street at Fremont and Fourth in the former Harley Davidson shop space. For the fans of White Castle so now there is a second Las Vegas location to enjoy their mini burgers. The first location at Casino Royale on the Strip had to be closed down briefly several times at the opening to restock food although as this is the 2nd Las Vegas location I don’t foresee the same issues at this location. If you are not familiar with White Castle they are famous for selling mini burgers where instead of …

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Monte Carlo Adds Chicago Steakhouse

The space formally occupied by Brand at Monte Carlo is going to become a location of Bavette’s Bar & Bouef a critically acclaimed steakhouse from Chicago. The Chicago location of Bavette’s Bar & Bouef has dark panel walls and leather seats in a darker speak easy look and its possible some of that look could make it to its new Las Vegas location. The Chicago restaurant is known for of course amazing steaks but also food with a French flair but less formal than most French restaurants. The Las Vegas location is due to open in October at this time …

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New Food Court On The Strip

The new Boulevard Food Court has now opened on the South Strip north of the MGM Grand and, just north of the Coke Cola store where the giant Coke bottle is. The new food court is 13,000 square feet and includes nine food tenants. The food is getting good reviews and includes El Dorado Express yes, a offshoot of El Dorado Cantina which is located next to the Sapphire strip club; Other restaurants in the food court to name just a couple include Red Dog as well as a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf which is a nice alternative to …

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Silverton Resort Has Free Buffet For Service Members

The off Strip Silverton resort is offering a free buffet today for all active and retired Military, Nevada Police and Fire as well as NHP members, you just have to be a member of their players club Silverton Rewards and present your service ID to the cashier. If you are a Silverton Rewards member you also get 6X points on slots and reels today as well as 16X points from 8am to 9am and from 3pm to 4pm, before you start playing activate your point multiplier at any kiosk. Gold, Platinum and Diamond Rewards Club member also will get a …

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Dinner And Wine Event

We don’t often write about the Green Valley Ranch resort on this site mainly because we visit their sister property the Red Rock Resort more often, which is a shame because Green Valley Ranch is a beautiful property. If you want an excuse to check it out and are in town at the end of the month you might want to attend a five course dinner with wine paring at a special event on October 29th. The event is being held in Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis with a ticket price of $125 which may sound expensive but are getting …

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Free Strawberry Pie Today

Today free pie returns to the El Cortez downtown with free slices of Marie Callender’s strawberry pie to players in their casino from noon until 6 pm. Over the last few years the El Cortez has run many free food specials for the players in the casino with free pie as well as the often run White Castle burger promotions to name just two of them; so if you are downtown today it might be worth stopping by the El Cortez.

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Country Cookout At Town Square

Tomorrow is the Country Cookout with good bbq food as well as live country music as well as a raffle on the green at the Town Square outdoor mall on the Strip a little south of the Mandalay Bay. The bbq food is provided by highly rated Pot Liquor and the music by the band Thrill Billy and, all the proceeds benefit the ‘Communities in Schools’ group. The event runs from 5pm to 8pm and as it’s on the green so blankets might not be a bad idea to relax on. Tickets for the event are $25 or $15 for …

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