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Dance with a Robot 23 Floors Above the Vegas Strip

After Getting Your Own Action Figure First

By Ginger Harris

Infamous Gyros and White Sauce Hit Caesars
Halal Caesar

Infamous Gyros and White Sauce Hit Caesars

A Halal restaurant in a casino? Makes sense, it's Vegas. And because it's Halal Guys, currently open at Caesars Palace. So now you can have delicious gyros and falafel with that legendary white sauce between bets, drinks, shows, hangovers and whatever else Vegas throws your way.

A Vegas Strong Beer That Benefits Everybody
SOMETHING’S BREWING

A Vegas Strong Beer That Benefits Everybody

Now you can show support for Las Vegas with a chocolate, coffee and honey-flavored Vegas Strong beer. Joseph James Brewing just released one, with all proceeds going to families affected by October's tragedy. Find it at Atomic Liquors, CraftHaus Brewery and Tenaya Creek Brewery, among others.

Meet the Mandarin Oriental’s Newest Employee
Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto

Meet the Mandarin Oriental’s Newest Employee

Being greeted in the Mandarin Oriental Sky Lobby is always nice. Being greeted in the same 23rd-story lobby by a humanoid robot named Pepper is demonstrably better. Factor in that this 'bot gives directions, fields questions, tells stories, dances and poses for selfies. And will soon dominate the Employee-of-the-Month contest.

This Place Turns You Into an Action Figure
The CLONE RANGER

This Place Turns You Into an Action Figure

The souvenir you didn't see coming: three-dimensional dolls of yourself and your friends. Cashman Photo at Planet Hollywood is making them. Simply hop into a flying saucer-like contraption where 128 cameras take a 365-degree scan, resulting in a 1/15th-scale mini-you. Kung-fu grip sold separately.

An Udon Stronghold in Chinatown
IN THE NOODLE

An Udon Stronghold in Chinatown

Udon. It's one of the Japanese noodles that is not ramen. And you can get your hands on noteworthy versions with seafood and pork shabu at Cafe Sanuki in Chinatown. There are also tempura rice rolls. Also deliciously not ramen.

Now open, Cafe Sanuki, 4821 Spring Mountain Rd, 702-331-9860

On a typical Wednesday, Ginger Harris is likely seeking reposado tequila, squeezing her way to the front of a concert or jumping on the back of an Indian motorcycle. That’s just Wednesdays, though.

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