Scrumptious as it was, July’s DEALicious Meals package didn’t taste right to everyone. First Last, a commenter on desertcompanion.vegas, for instance. “I’m getting so sick of every single restaurant/meal article/review full of dead animal meals,” he or she wrote furiously.
Nobody really expects a French place to have a good deal, right? Normally, people associate French food with expense, even though people in France don’t eat like that every day. What do you think so far?
DEALicious Mealers: Jim Begley, Chris Bitonti, Scott Dickensheets, Jarret Keene, Andrew Kiraly, Heidi Kyser, Debbie Lee, Molly O’Donnell, James P. Reza, Lissa Townsend Rodgers This marks the fifth year that we’ve herded our collective gastronomic adventures into an annual flavorpedia of deliciositude.
Okay, so the economy’s improving, but it’ll be a long time before we’re all eating gold-dusted moneyburgers like we were before the bust. In the meantime, our fifth annual DEALicious Meals is here to tide you over.
Of course the pastries, custom cakes and artisan chocolates are sublime at Megan Romano’s neighborhood sweet spot; no surprises there. The shock comes when you stop in for lunch and realize 1) the basil tomato soup, roasted vegetable frittata, heirloom tomato and mozzarella napoleon and honey maple ham on brioche are as good as it gets, 2) that everything is between seven and 12 bucks and 3) this place still hasn’t been discovered by the west side masses.
Whether you love classic coffee, gourmet pastry or old-school eggs and bacon, there’s no better time to wake up to breakfast in Las Vegas Morning jolt Just coffee, thanks I’m a creature of habit, especially when it comes to coffee. For most of my adult life, Starbucks’ venti-skinny-extra-hot-latte has been my caffeine constant.
Got a taste for adventure? An appetite for some (literal) spice in your life? A hunger for something different? Hold on to your fork and take a ride on the wild side with our DEALicious Meals Adventures Edition. Whether you’re craving cuisine that’s big in flavor, just plain big, or off the beaten path, you’ll get your fill here.
Comme Ça inside the Cosmopolitan, commecalasvegas.com
Bacon, salami, ham, sausages, terrines, patés — everybody loves charcuterie, even if few of us understand the hours, days and months required to put in the necessary work and affection to create a colorful plate of assorted meaty goodness.
Sounds cheesy, huh? Bad puns aside, when you become an ’80s rock frontman and start your own brand of tequila and corresponding themed restaurant chain, you can name some nachos after one of your terrible songs. But this is no ordinary platter of nachos — this off-menu challenge dares you and a friend to inhale eight pounds of crunchy tortilla chips slathered in melted cheese and queso sauce, pico de gallo, loads of jalapeños, and pretty much whatever’s loose in the kitchen.
Hope you’re hungry. Because it’s time to strap on your bib, loosen your belt and dig in to our compendium of the best cheap eats across the valley, from deep-dish pizza to bubble gum crepes to a Korean dish called, ominously and accurately enough, “fire chicken.
Sink your teeth into 75 scrumptious, savory, spicy and sweet meal deals that'll fill your belly -- without draining your wallet. The great migration of celebrity chefs to Las Vegas has done wonders for boosting our culinary reputation.