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Travel is the best thing you can do to open your mind to new dining experiences, but if you can’t always do that, see what’s around your own backyard. Luckily for locals, you don't have to leave Vegas to eat your way around the world.

By Kristen DeSilva

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Back for a second year, Desert Companion 's 2023 dining issue encompasses both our annual Restaurant Awards, and our special Street Eats section, honoring both the aspirational and the everyday. And this year's Street Eats has its own theme: Around the World in Vegas, a special project identifying national dishes that are available locally. Happy eating!
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