Las Vegas

Dueling Piano Shows, Part II: Salute Lounge

December 7, 2009

This is the second of a four-part series reviewing and comparing the four dueling piano shows on the Strip in Las Vegas. The Palazzo has a dueling piano show in Salute Lounge that starts much earlier in the day than any of the other dueling piano shows on the Strip: It runs from 5:30pm to […]

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Dueling Piano Shows, Part 1: NYNY, Las Vegas

November 30, 2009

This is the first of a four-part series reviewing and comparing the four dueling piano shows on the Strip in Las Vegas. Las Vegas has no lack of entertainment options both day and night.  You can go to a $100+ show and passively sit in the audience and be entertained; you can spend the night […]

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Solo Dining Review: Isla at TI

November 20, 2009

Isla Mexican Kitchen is a very casual name for a not so casual restaurant at Treasure Island, Las Vegas.  Isla is one of Chef Richard Sandoval’s restaurants–Sandoval being a James Beard award winner and native of Mexico.  I was happy to be able to try this restaurant on the last night of my September trip […]

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Solo Dining Review: Il Fornaio

November 15, 2009

Il Fornaio is an upscale Italian restaurant chain with locations in California, Washington, Virginia, Colorado, and New York, New York Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.  I had a solo dinner at the Las Vegas branch back in September.  I made an early reservation for around 5:30pm so I would have a choice of seating, […]

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Vegas 2009 Photo Blog

November 12, 2009

This has to be my favorite photo that I took during my trip to Las Vegas in September. I love pictures of the Strip at night.  To view my entire collection of photos from the trip, go to my SoloFriendly Facebook page.  Let me know which one is your favorite!

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Solo Dining Review: Ra Sushi, Las Vegas

November 11, 2009

I’m always looking for new, solo-friendly places to eat when I go to Las Vegas.  Because my last trip was longer than usual for me, I needed to stretch my budget with some low-priced meals.  During my research, I read that Ra Sushi at the Fashion Show Mall had great prices and decent food.  Ra […]

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Solo Dining Review: Tinoco’s Kitchen

November 2, 2009

I didn’t intend to eat at Tinoco’s Kitchen.  I only had one evening to spend Downtown (on Fremont Street) during my recent solo travel to Las Vegas.  Since I was trying to stretch my food budget, I had decided I would try the prime rib special at the Market Street Cafe at the California, which […]

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Solo Dining Review: Olives at the Bellagio

October 30, 2009

While I was in Las Vegas in early September, I was able to take advantage of Restaurant Week. During Restaurant Week, a number of Las Vegas restaurants offer prix fixe menus at a reduced price and donate proceeds to Three Square, a local charity which feeds the hungry. It’s a nice way to try out […]

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Restaurant Review: Courtyard Cafe at the Orleans

October 22, 2009

Have you ever had your mouth all watered up for a meal that you just knew was going to be lip-smacking good. . . and then found yourself gutted when it wasn’t?  That pretty much describes my experience at the Courtyard Cafe at the Orleans in Las Vegas.  I’ve visited the Orleans on several occasions […]

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