Vickie’s Diner departs, leaving behind a space with a storied history

Vickie’s Diner, one of the oldest in Las Vegas, closes on Sunday after the building’s landlord ordered the restaurant to vacate the building. The landlord gave the diner until August 26 close. Owner Vickie Kelesis’s uncle, Pete Kelesis, originally owned the restaurant that opened in 1955 inside White Cross Drugs. Legend tells of famous clientele…

The Italian restaurant on the Strip introduces the new event on Sunday night

The party vibe in Las Vegas certainly toned down during the coronavirus pandemic, with nightclubs remaining closed, pool parties converting to tamer pool lounges for adults only, and bars that don’t serve food forced to close. Still, some restaurant owners want to keep the party going with tweaks to the experience that still feel like a celebration. Lavo Italian Restaurant at the…

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

All aboard the fresh express! It’s time for Mediterranean Chickpea Salad. This simple chickpea salad is uplifting, filling. Made with bell peppers of all colors, fresh herbs, crisp cucumber, and creamy feta, every bite tastes of warm, sunny moments. Eating it never fails to brighten my mood. Protein- and fiber-rich chickpeas make it a hearty vegetarian…

Coolinary New Orleans

August 1- September 13, 2020, restaurants across the Crescent City take part in the culinary extravaganza known as COOLinary. Some of New Orleans’ finest dining establishments participate by offering specially curated prix-fixe menus at unbeatable prices.  Cuisine is an integral part of the history, fabric and culture of New Orleans. Each summer, restaurants across the Crescent…

Quick No-Bake Cheesecake/ KeyLime Pie

Dessert doesn’t get easier, or more delicious, Requiring just a handful of ingredients, this easy pie is a great recipe for less experienced bakers—especially considering what a crowd-pleaser it is. Perfect for the hot summer months when you’d rather reduce your oven use, the luscious key lime filling sets up to creamy. Though we provide…

Bomb Ass Meatloaf

The best meatloaf recipe ever!  This traditional meatloaf recipe is just like mom used to make, made with ground beef and a sweet and tangy glaze topping 6 slices white bread, chopped 1 cup whole fat milk 2 lbs leanest cut ground beef 1 cup grated parmesan 1/4 cup pure mayonnaise (binds like egg, Just…

Mama’s Pepper Steak Recipe

Just like mom makes it. Deliciously seasoned Pepper Steak with bell peppers, onions a complete meal served with freshly cooked rice… Please enjoy!! 2 lbs of Sliced Sirloin 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1 Medium yellow onion sliced thin 1 Green bell pepper sliced thick and chunked (remove seeds) 9 Small sweet peppers, tops off, sliced…

New Orleans Style Jambalaya

New Orleans Style Recipe  for Jambalaya is straight out of the great city of New Orleans. I uses Beef smoked sausage, fresh shrimp, and chicken to put this recipe on the map. This Jambalaya is spicy, and with all the fresh vegetables makes this Cajun famous dish easy to cook. I like this rice dish…

Pound Cake

Traditional Pound Cake is made with equal parts butter, sugar, eggs, and flour. Anything else is just a variation! Why do they call it pound cake? Pound cake gets its name from the weight of each of the ingredients needed… Preheat oven to 325 and grease and flour your cake pan. 3 sticks of softened…