The Local Foodie Scene Is Lit

Eat your heart out in Vegas

Las Vegas foodies are having their day in the sun. This city has become a hidden gem of gourmet. It goes beyond all the celeb-chef fare you can find on the Strip. We’re talking about Chinatown, Summerlin, and Green Valley (you’re going to want to write these down).

You know it has to be good when locals will tell you they don’t even go to the Strip all that often because there’s so much else to try. Let’s break it down beyond the buffets:


Cultural Fusion

Las Vegas is a cultural melting pot. Vegas brings trends from SoCal—we’re talking boba and poke all day, every day—together with authentic cuisine from all over the world. We’ve got chefs from Manhattan and Madrid, Japan and Jamaica, Los Angeles and Laos, Hawaii and Havana. If you can think of it and alliterate it, it’s within a 20-minute drive. 


Brunch with the Best

We know what you’re thinking: you’ll get your mimosas in a twist if Vegas doesn’t have a  bangin’ brunch scene. Fear not, we take our brunch seriously: Vegas can hold its own with the best of the millennial metros. Any given weekend, you can find locals toasting to short commutes at Echo & Rig, Honey Salt and Mr. Mama’s. 


Celeb Chefs

We’d be remiss to name-drop the A-list chefs and their restaurants in town: Giada, Gordon Ramsay, Wolfgang Puck, Emeril, Bobby Flay, Joel Robuchon, Jose Andres, Thomas Keller, Guy Fieri, Morimoto, Mr. Chow, Guy Savoy, Nobu, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Michael Mina, Tom Colicchio, Julian Serrano. That’s it, that’s the paragraph. 


You were writing all that down, weren’t you?


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