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French restaurants?

Been dining here for years. Great wine list. Nice cigar divan upstairs (out of the way of diners) for smokers.

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Andre's at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino
3770 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Mar 17, 2011
fadedfoodie in Las Vegas

12 for a 50th Birthday in May

Panevino has a great 'chef's table' for a group of 12 or so. It's well-positioned in the dining room with great sight lines. The bar is delightful for pre-meal gathering and the Italian menu is fantastic. I'm hosting a group there next month after a terrific meal with my wife recently. Strongly recommended.

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Panevino Ristorante
246 Via Antonia Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Mar 17, 2011
fadedfoodie in Las Vegas

Guacamole

I made this recipe for the Super Bowl this morning (Hong Kong time) with lemon instead of lime. Found Herdez serranos in Central. Fantastic! Scallions work well. No need for garlic. The 'zing' comes from the lemon and serranos - just enough. Not overwhelming. Easy as can be. Come on, fellas, let's show the ladies we can dance in the kitchen too!

Feb 07, 2010
fadedfoodie in Recipes

Western restaurant in Hong Kong for Chinese New Year's Eve (Feb. 13)

We can't seem to find a prix fix dinner at a Western restaurant in Hong Kong for Chinese New Year's Eve. With Valentine's Day the next night, it seems reasonable to serve the same prix fix menu back-to-back. Our plan is to have a simple 2 or 3 course meal, followed by watching fireworks. We walked all over SoHo today without luck. Suggestions?

Feb 02, 2010
fadedfoodie in China & Southeast Asia

Old Vegas ambience off strip for older couple

Piero's for Italian (obviously) - the stone crab and the osso bucco is legendary. Start at the bar for a cocktail and proceed to your table gracefully. As scene in major motion pictures, but the kitchen is rock solid.

Feb 02, 2010
fadedfoodie in Las Vegas

[Vietnam] Hoi An or Hue?

As much as I enjoyed the beach at Hoi An, I found the food wanting. Head to Saigon for Vietnamese food with a flair.

Feb 02, 2010
fadedfoodie in China & Southeast Asia