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Dinner in the Dark, High Above the Strip

Not Far From Your Champagne Vending Machine

By Sam Eichner

Luck Be a Wagyu-and-Caviar Sushi
ALL YOU WANNA DO IS JUST ZUM ZUM

Luck Be a Wagyu-and-Caviar Sushi

The internationally renowned Japanese izakaya Zuma is opening a sophisticated 9,000-square-foot outpost at the Cosmopolitan on Saturday. Consequently, you and your friends should prepare for a constant stream of Wagyu-beef-and-caviar sushi, sake-glazed chicken wings and yuzu palomas. Though, to be clear, not-preparing for dinner works well here, too.

Prized Chicago Pizza, Come Strip-Side
ROLLING IN THE DEEP DISH

Prized Chicago Pizza, Come Strip-Side

Maybe you’ve heard of Giordano’s, the world-famous stuffed deep-dish pizzeria from Chicago. Maybe you haven’t. Either way, the first-ever Vegas location of that exalted Windy City institution now occupies a full dining room and bar at the Grand Bazaar Shops. Your awareness of it be damned.

Two Points of Extreme Interest at Mandarin Oriental
DARK MATTER

Two Points of Extreme Interest at Mandarin Oriental

Intriguing Mandarin Oriental Development #1: A decadent five-course wine dinner in the dark at Twist, illuminated only by the Strip’s lights.
Intriguing Mandarin Oriental Development #2: A genuine champagne vending machine, filled with bottles of Moët redeemable exclusively by those using a special $20 golden coin.

Wow. Truly... wow.

The Movies. Better With Booze and Pie.
ECLIPSE INCORPORATED

The Movies. Better With Booze and Pie.

La La Land is good. Nominated-for-14-Academy-Awards-good. But it could certainly be improved with the addition of lobster roll sliders, apple cobbler and a draft serrano chili margarita at the new, 21-and-over Eclipse Theaters. And maybe better singers.

A Carnivorous Quandary Presents Itself on the Linq Promenade
CHAIN CHAIN CHAIN

A Carnivorous Quandary Presents Itself on the Linq Promenade

Us: In-N-Out Burger recently opened its first Strip location on the Linq Promenade.
You: That’s going to be hard to resist.
Us: NYC’s Virgil’s Real Barbecue also recently opened there. They’ve got smoked pork spare ribs and Texas-style beef brisket.
You: Fucking hell.

Sam Eichner likes literature, reality television and his twin cats equally. He has consistently been told he needs a shave since he started growing facial hair.

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