Mexican Stalwart Tacos El Gordo Plans a Retro-Vibe Location Close to Town Square

The fast-casual dining institution Tacos El Gordo is currently only serving at its Losee Road and Charleston Boulevard locations from 11 a.m. to midnight. But during the shutdown, progress has been swiftly advancing to secure approvals for its fourth Las Vegas restaurant, headed very close to Town Square. Moving onto the former site of a junkyard at 2550…

New Orleans Style Barbecue Shrimp

New Orleans Barbecue Shrimp has actually very little to do with barbecue. Popular in Louisiana, the dish refers to sautéed shrimp in a Worcestershire-spiked butter sauce. Typically made with an insane amount of butter, the shrimp are served shell-on so you eat with your hands. It’s incredibly delicious but not very practical for a family dinner, so this…

Jamaican Oxtail Stew

If you’ve never had oxtail stew, you’re in for a treat. It’s rich, SUPER flavorful, with fall-off-the-bone-tender meat and creamy butter beans. A true special occasion dish. Before you make it, a few things you should know:  1. Oxtails are SUPER fatty. This is a good thing! Fat = flavor, and oxtails have plenty. If…

Perfect Porterhouse Steak

A steak house steak has a crusty, deeply browned exterior—a finish executed by means of intensely hot grills or broilers whose temperatures sometimes reach 800°. Here’s how to achieve the same result at home. The undisputed king of the steakhouse, one porterhouse steak can weigh 2 pounds; it’s the classic “hanging off the edge of…

Smoked Pork Shoulder

This 7 hour smoked pulled pork shoulder is so good that no sauce is needed. Just throw it on some white bread, sweet Hawaiian buns, in a taco, or even an omelette It’s that wonderful time of year again. The time when we fire up the smoker and enjoy a meal that we spend all day…