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VANTAGE POINT

Amazing feats of strength and skill awe as Circus 1903 modernizes the traditional Big Top

Caesars goes live; Giada De Laurentiis sets up shop at Caesars Palace; where to wine down; and more

Best spots to pop the question in Las Vegas

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Chef Bobby Flay on how to eat healthy and stay fit

CELEBRITY PORTRAIT Country royalty Reba, Brooks & Dunn show a comedic side

We dish on where to discover decadent truffles and secret menus on The Strip

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P H O T O S C O U R T E S Y O F C A E S A R S E N T E R T A I N M E N T: ( C I R C U S 1 9 0 3 ) ETHAN MILLER; (KIX BROOKS) DENISE TRUSCELLO.

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FASHION FORWARD Our fashionista shows off her French style

SPLURGE We sound off on the season’s top styles and accessories

COCKTAIL CULTURE Classic cocktails get a tantalizing twist

GAMING The Cromwell goes all-in on gaming

SCENE & HEARD Celebrity sightings in Las Vegas

AROUND TOWN Dining and entertainment guide

SHOPPING DIRECTORY Find your favorite boutiques

WILD CARD A look back at Evel Knievel’s attempt to jump the Caesars Palace fountain

P H O T O S O F ( F A S H I O N F O R W A R D ) R O B E R T J O H N K L E Y; ( E V E L K N I E V E L ) C A E S A R S E N T E R T A I N M E N T.

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When we heard Caesars Palace was renovating the Palace Tower’s 29th floor— transforming the rooms into ten spacious villas ranging in size from 2,750 square feet to 4,085 square feet—we knew we had to be the first in to capture gorgeous fashion in such an elegant space.

Mark Gray Writer

Our fashion pictorial was photographed in the French Empire villa—a formal, regal room with a soft blend of hand-painted finishes featuring light shades of tan and celadon mint-green.

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In our cover story, freelance writer Mark Gray perfectly captures the zany relationship of Reba, Brooks and Dunn, describing the trio as more like siblings than friends because of their constant, lighthearted jabs. “They fight, argue, make up, plan vacations and finish each other’s sentences,” Mark recalls. “And that’s just within the first five minutes.”

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It was the French villa’s rich architectural details, brocade furniture and natural light cascading through the floor-to-ceiling windows that steered fashion photographer Robert John Kley to think neoclassical while capturing our model Alex in a more natural form. “The diffused light created a great atmosphere for some of-the-moment photos.”

Stylist Christie Moeller was in awe of the setting for this issue’s fashion pictorial, calling the French villa “the perfect setting to showcase the season’s luxe textures and lush fabrics.” She adds, “I wanted to present the elegance of the season while complementing the setting with silhouettes, styles and hues that had a French je ne sais quoi.”

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Las Vegas has always had a wild side. Now it has a circus. Taking its name and inspiration from the days when caravans of traveling troubadours crossed the country to entertain with shows of skill and strength, Circus 1903 at Paris Las Vegas captures the bygone era by modernizing the adventures of the old big-top. You won’t find live elephants— or any animals—for that matter. Instead, the master puppeteers from the highly acclaimed “War Horse” bring to life the exoskeleton giants, Queenie and boisterous baby Peanut, with their own balletlike movements. We also get the wild circus acts we come to expect. Dressed in elaborate early 20th-century

costumes, acrobats leap off a seesaw into intricate flips; a juggler spins and tosses clubs airborne; a family of high-wire walkers tackles the tightrope on bicycles; and a contortionist, going by the name “The Elastic Dislocationalist,” highlights a sideshow act twisting her body into knots. Presiding over it all is ringmaster Willy Whipsnade. The mustachioed man at the helm is constantly interacting with the audience and pulls up several young volunteers to perform tricks with coins, playing cards and pies (that’s a warning for all dads). As he orchestrates a magical time for the children, he creates a sidesplitting experience for the rest of us.

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M U SIC & EN T ERTAIN M E N T

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LIVE! BY MARK GRAY

Since the early days of Las Vegas, hyperbole has been about as common as slot machines. But to say that Caesars Entertainment is embracing the entertainment scene like never before is far from an exaggeration.

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“Entertainment has always been in our DNA,” explains Jason Gastwirth, Caesars Entertainment’s senior vice president of marketing and entertainment. “When you think back fifty years ago with Caesars Palace, and before that with the Flamingo, we’ve had some of the greatest headliners to grace the stage, perform with us.”

WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL

Alternative rockers The Killers proved what it is to be cool when they treated their hometown of Las Vegas to a free pop-up show in the parking lot outside Caesars Palace. The performance, previewing their new album, Wonderful Wonderful, was partially broadcast on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, including the lead single “The Man.” The Las Vegas natives played a full hour for fans, who watched from balconies across the boulevard at Margaritaville and The Vortex at The LINQ Promenade.

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T H E CO LO SS E U M C A E S A R S PA L AC E

CÉLINE DION E LT O N J O H N R O D S T E WA R T REBA, BROOKS & DUNN JERRY SEINFELD THE WHO VA N M O R R I S O N

Céline Dion, Frank Sinatra, Elton John and Janet Jackson are just a few names that have taken their talents to stages within the Caesars Empire. Even smaller venues like Cleopatra’s Barge and the Donny & Marie Showroom are featuring household names, such as Cee-Lo Green and Richard Marx.

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Thanks to its nearly 50 venues across the country, Caesars Entertainment is now the third-largest promoter of live entertainment. “It’s always about bringing unique experiences to our guests,” Gastwirth says.

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It’s not just arena-level artists either. In November, Caesars hosted the Emerge Music + Impact Conference tailored to rising bands and artists.

Céline Dion

“For us, being a leader in more established entertainment, it’s important that we’re engaged with those emerging artists and building those relationships and addressing all aspects of the music industry,” Gastwirth says. It’s worked in the past. Caesars has a tight relationship with Imagine Dragons, a band that honed its skills playing at O’Sheas. The company isn’t stopping with music either. It recently opened a full-scale production studio that can house the filming of movies, television episodes and game shows.

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Imagine Dragons, another local act that got its start playing at O’Sheas Casino and in small downtown venues, returned to Las Vegas and raised more than $1 million for The Tyler Robinson Foundation, a nonprofit the band created in support of families with children battling pediatric cancers. After playing an acoustic set at the 4 th annual Believer Gala at Caesars Palace, Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds said the band is considering performing a pop-up show at the reincarnated O’Sheas on The LINQ Promenade. “I don’t know if it would be the same, but we’re still thinking about it,” said Reynolds.

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“Clearly, booking some of that top touring content around our different venues and supporting some of these other things like TV and movie productions, it’s become a very important business in its own right,” says Gastwirth. “I expect we'll continue to grow in this area and keep building on that.”

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RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS Bill Medley still has that lovin’ feeling. The Righteous Brothers singer has teamed up with Bucky Heard for an extended residency at Harrah’s Las Vegas. The show, which opened in March 2016, features a four-piece horn section and three backup singers including Medley’s daughter, McKenna, performing band classics like “Unchained Melody” and “Soul and Inspiration.” Tickets: (702) 777-2782

“I could not be happier with my residency at Harrah’s in Las Vegas. The showroom has such an intimate feel to it, where we can really connect with our audiences.”

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MILITARY DISCOUNTS HARRAH’S LAS VEGAS HONORS SERVICE MEMBERS In its continued support of U.S. military members, Caesars Entertainment is offering all service men and women a 10-percent discount off hotel rooms and free food at Harrah’s Las Vegas. So when craving a bite, active military members can pop into Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill for a free burger, fries and domestic beer—a deal that’s available anytime.

PHOTOS COURTESY OF CAESARS E N T E R T A I N M E N T. P H O T O O F P I A N O B A R B Y CHRIS POORE/CASHMAN PROFESSIONAL.

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NEW ORLEANS 1999 Harrah’s New Orleans opens.

1997 As an industry leader, Harrah’s launches Total Gold player’s rewards program.

2005

Harrah’s Entertainment purchases Caesars Entertainment Inc. and later adopts Caesars as its corporate name.

2006

Harrah’s Philadelphia opens.

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Giada De Laurentiis admits that her   decision to open her very first restaurant   in Las Vegas was all about location. “I   was getting to build a restaurant from scratch on one of the most famous   intersections in the world. I would have been a dummy to pass it up,” she says   of opening GIADA at The Cromwell   in 2014. So when the opportunity arose again, the superstar chef decided to cross that very intersection to bring her creative Italian dishes to Caesars Palace. Located opposite Bacchanal Buffet, Pronto by Giada is “a more casual, grab-and-go” spot that will   give diners a taste of her signature fare. “This will be a great introduction to my food,” she explains. “It’s the lighter side of Italian with a fresh,   California influence.” Opening in early 2018, Pronto by Giada will serve   breakfast, lunch and dinner.

T H E DISH

PASTA PRONTO!

GIADA DE LAURENTIIS OPENS AT CAESARS PALACE

GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY RAISING A TOAST TO MR CHOW The Caesars Palace outpost of MR CHOW is preparing to celebrate the 50 th anniversary of the legendary brand’s first restaurant, which opened on Valentine’s Day in London in 1968. Those looking to toast the milestone can do so with either a glass of champagne from the famous trolley carrying a half-dozen varietals of bubbly or with a signature cocktail like the 50/50: a mix of Martell XO cognac, sweet Thatcher’s Organic Yumberry Liqueur, red shiso syrup and fresh yuzu juice.

@ PLANET HOLLYWOOD LAS VEGAS Opening to mark the 10-year anniversary of the resort, Café Hollywood is set to celebrate the “film, food, fun” of the storied Planet Hollywood brand. The café will offer a menu similar to its predecessor, Planet Dailies, but will also feature a pastry shop, wine bar and “theatre bites” in a 24-hour setting, where videos documenting the company’s redcarpet gatherings will be shown on restaurant televisions. Robert Earl, founder of Planet Hollywood International, calls the restaurant “a celebration of Hollywood as seen through the eyes of a quarter of a century of Planet Hollywood’s history.”

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Las Vegas didn’t invent the buffet—it just perfected it. So why not experience some of the city’s best with a Buffet of Buffet pass ($49.99 for Total Rewards members). The pass allows unlimited in-and-out privileges to the five participating Caesars Entertainment buffets for 24 hours from the time of purchase. So go ahead and build-your-own crepes at Flamingo’s Paradise Garden Buffet; chow down on Brazilian barbecue at Flavors, The Buffet at Harrah’s Las Vegas; and crack open some Alaskan king crab at Planet Hollywood’s Spice Market Buffet.

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The longest-running headliner on the Las Vegas Strip (32 years and counting) is adding an afternoon show. “With cocktail, prime-time and late-night shows, we’ve got something for all lifestyles and all sleeping patterns,” says Frank Marino, who portrays comic icon Joan Rivers as emcee and star of “Divas Las Vegas” at The LINQ Hotel & Casino. With a new opening number and female impersonators (including Pat Benatar, Barbra Streisand and Adele), Divas offers fresh entertainment along with drink and dinner packages that include souvenir cups and dinner or weekend brunch at Flavors, The Buffet at Harrah’s Las Vegas. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

DIVA-LICIOUS AFTERNOON AFFAIR:

DIVAS, DINNER & DRINKS

SAMSUNG POP-UP STUDIO OPENS IN CAESARS PALACE FOUNTAINS It’s only temporary. The iconic Caesars Palace fountains will return. A Samsung Galaxy Studio sprung to life in front of The Strip property with an October event hosted by Kelly Rowland with a performance by Marshmello. The studio, featuring the latest Galaxy products, will remain open through the end of January.

OPERATION SOAP RECYCLING TURNS TRASH INTO TREASURE Ever wonder what happens to those partially used bars of soap after you check out? Well, thanks to organizations like Clean the World, hotels worldwide are collecting and recycling those soapy stubs—melting, sanitizing and reforming them—to create new bars to redistribute in impoverished countries. Caesars Entertainment and the Caesars Foundation have recycled more than two million bars of soap since 2010 as one of Clean the World’s top partners. Each year, Caesars employees travel to deliver hygiene kits to countries in need, such as Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and the Philippines.

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GOLD RUSH THE NHL SKATES INTO LAS VEGAS Hockey has arrived, and our Vegas Golden Knights have been simply electric. The city’s first professional sports franchise got off to a historic start, becoming the first expansion team in NHL history to win eight of its first nine games in its inaugural season. For tickets visit: nhl.com/goldenknights.

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MUSIC, FESTIVALS AND EVENTS YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS November 1–4 & December 19–31: With just eight “Piece of Me” shows remaining, time is running out to catch Britney Spears at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. November 1–25: Singing siblings Donny and Marie Osmond continue their long run at Flamingo Las Vegas. November 7–25 & December 30–January 20: Céline Dion comes home to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with more than two dozen performances. November 8–18 & January 31–February 17: The Backstreet Boys celebrate 25 years in the music business with a return to The AXIS at Planet Hollywood.

November 29–December 10 & March 14–24: There will be some boot scootin’ in Las Vegas when Reba, Brooks & Dunn cowboy up for several shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. November 29, December 6–16 & March 7–20: Prepare to party “All Night Long” with Lionel Richie as he returns for 14 performances at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood. December 6: Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is bringing his cast of characters on the road this fall. His “Passively Aggressive” tour stops at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. December 7–16: The buck starts here! The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo rides into the Thomas & Mack Center. December 14–22: Get in the holiday spirit with Mariah Carey as she hits the stage for five special performances of “All I Want for Christmas Is You” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. December 21–January 6: David Letterman’s musical sidekick, Paul Shaffer, performs an exclusive three-week engagement with his band The ShafShifters at Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace. December 31: Celebrate New Year’s with a bang. A midnight fireworks show, concerts and parties at Drai’s, OMNIA and Chateau nightclubs will ring in 2018. January 31–March 3: British R&B icon Van Morrison stops by The Colosseum at Caesars Palace for a three-night run. February 4: Settle in at your favorite bar or sports book and see who wins this year’s NFL Championship game from Minneapolis, Minnesota. February 9–March 2: “Rocket Man” Elton John touches down on The Colosseum stage for 13 performances of “The Million Dollar Piano” at Caesars Palace. February 14: Take your relationship to new heights. Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a romantic ride on the High Roller or with a view from the top of the Eiffel Tower Experience. February 16: Take part in Chinese New Year celebrations that include traditional lion and dragon dances and special events across the city. February 21–March 3 & March 24–31: See Jennifer Lopez “On the Floor” at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood as she performs 10 energizing shows. March 2–4: Gentlemen, start your engines! NASCAR weekend races into Las Vegas. March 9–10: Catch legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld running through his latest stand-up routine at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. March 15–April 2: Hit the sports book to catch the non-stop excitement of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament from opening weekend through the Final Four in San Antonio (March 31 and April 2).

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Even for couples who star in over-the-top video proposals or go really-big-screen on the jumbotron at the ballpark, on bended knee is an essential part of popping the question. The mere act of getting down on one knee creates a dramatic, breath-stopping moment that tells the world what’s happening before you’ve even said a word.

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ust moments before Reba McEntire takes The Colosseum stage in Las Vegas with Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn, she tells Brooks to “do it.” On cue, Brooks starts belting out Reba’s hit “Fancy” in a Cajun twang. This happens before every show at Caesars Palace. It’s tradition at this point. “That’s a demand that I’ve learned to live with,” Brooks says. “Sometimes you just gotta do what she says. That’s what big sisters do. You’re afraid you might get in trouble. She won’t go onstage until I do it.” “It’s hysterical,” Reba says with a laugh. The trio, longtime friends, first began their “REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: Together in Vegas” residency in summer 2015, which adds up to a lot of Cajun versions of “Fancy.” For the three of them, doing a show together came naturally, much like their relationship.

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t’s just like brothers and sisters,” Reba explains. “We argue and we fight. We spar about stuff, and we agree to disagree if we can’t come to an agreeable situation on a topic.”

“the primary thing for us to remember is that people are there to hear the hits.”

They also mess with each other—like the time the guys tossed a stink bomb into an enclosure that she was in. “Lately, we haven’t screwed with each other,” Brooks claims. “We have such a history of doing horrible things to each other that you just got to be careful getting that stuff started because it really ends in a dangerous place.”

The country music legends have been performing for sold-out crowds at The Colosseum since kicking off their Caesars Palace residency in 2015.

On this particular day, Reba’s lodging a complaint against the guys, ribbing them that she does five costume changes throughout the show, while they, well, do zero.

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unn’s response, “Listen, I change my shirt every now and then.” Brooks, meanwhile, says, “Well, she’s not paying attention. I’m working really hard at doing subtle changes. If she were watching, she would know. I change a watch. Sometimes I’ll put a coat on. I might take a vest off. I’m a little disappointed. She really needs to watch. I know both those cowboy hats are black, but it wasn’t the same one. I’m concerned that she’s so wrapped up in her own stuff that she doesn’t know all the glamorous things that I’m doing over there.”

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Clearly, these three mesh incredibly well on, and off, the stage. As they enter the fourth year of their Caesars Palace residency, the only challenge they continue to face is keeping the show fresh for not only themselves, but also for repeat customers. “The primary thing for us to remember is that people are there to hear the hits. They want to hear ‘Neon Moon’ and ‘My Maria.’ We have to be cognizant of the fact that they want to hear the hits,” Dunn says. “That’s the good and bad news of being around long enough to be, what I call, a franchise act. It’s certainly not a negative thing to have a lot of hit songs.”

And that’s what the show is, a live greatest-hits album from three of the biggest names in country music. “We toured for over twenty years to get to a scenario like this and never did we envision at any time having a residency in Vegas,” Dunn admits. “It’s turned out to be the coolest thing I feel like we’ve ever done.” In speaking about the show, Brooks says, “Everyone is in a great mood, having fun and we got a show that’s well put together. I feel like there’s a lot going on. It’s as big a show as Ronnie and I have ever put on, and we’ve put on a lot of nonsense over the years. I feel really good about the fun factor of this thing.”

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unn actually likes the endless competition. “Vegas has changed. That’s an understatement,” he says. “It’s changed to where it’s no longer kitschy acts. There’s major entertainment going on. I’m loving it.”

To many country fans, the fact that this show even happened is probably surprising, since a narrative existed for years that Brooks and Dunn weren’t all that friendly. “I think we kind of egged that on just to create attention and keep that dynamic,” Dunn discloses. “We’ve always enjoyed one another’s company.” When the show began in 2015, that same false narrative still existed, and Reba even played into it, telling reporters that she was going to be the “referee” between them. Upon reminding Dunn about that, he laughs. With all their banter, jokes and music, it’s easy to see why the three of them truly enjoy sharing the stage together. For Reba, she says the guys “add energy and personality, and a little quirkiness” to the show. Despite that fact they all know each other so well (they even vacation together), Brooks says it’s still “surreal” to be sharing the stage with a living legend like Reba. “In one way, we’re used to it, but in another way I can’t think of anybody who I’d rather look over and see standing next to me onstage,” he says of Reba. “And you know that this is going to be big-time pro, because she doesn’t screw up.”

Although the residency world has become a crowded space, the three say they don’t really fret about competing with other headliners performing in Vegas. “It’s competition, but there’s nothing you can do about it,” Reba says. “We do our thing; they do their thing. We totally understand that we might not get repeat fans coming back, but by golly we do. We have so many fans in the audience that we see in the hotel or out walking. We see them and they say they’re coming to see us again. I tell them that if I tell the same joke, you be sure to laugh.”

“That’s funny. If there’s anything, we’re the governing force of her,” he says. “That dynamic doesn’t apply. We’re on top of her all the time. She’s the one who likes to change songs, and we say you can’t do that. She needs the governor, and we love it. It keeps things stirred up.” Would you expect anything less from family?

F OR T I CK E T S “REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: Together in Vegas” is the longest running country music residency to play The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Purchase tickets in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, by calling (866) 320-9763 or online at thecolosseum.com. PERFORMANCES: November 29, December 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 10 & March 14, 16, 17, 21, 23, 24 vegas player MAGA Z IN E

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In the preface to The Physiology of Taste, published in 1825,

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“Whosoever says truffle, utters a grand word, which awakens erotic and gastronomic ideas.” It’s true that the truffle—what he also called the “diamond of the kitchen”—is at the very top of the fungus food chain.

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“The truffle is the very diamond of gastronomy.”

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RESTAURANT GUY SAVOY If anyone knows how to best utilize the truffle, it’s French master chef Guy Savoy. The signature dish coming from his Caesars Palace restaurant is the silky Artichoke and Black Truffle Soup topped with shaved Parmesan cheese, and served with toasted mushroom brioche and black-truffle butter. It’s a decadent dish Savoy has been serving at his restaurants for more than 30 years.

If there were ever a food item not to judge by appearance alone, it would certainly be the truffle. Lumpy, cream- or brown-hued, and sometimes marbled, white truffles can appear like uncut, unpolished gemstones. Black truffles resemble lumps of coal from the outside and are often white-veined on the inside. It’s the flavor that’s captivating, both earthy and ethereal. And the prices are breathtaking: One of the largest white truffles on record (about 3.3 pounds) sold at auction for $330,000 back in 2007. While both white and black truffles are costly, with the price dictated by demand, parings of these uber tubers can go a long way, as they’re utilized to create truly captivating dishes, like this season’s truffle-infused plates.

SUSHI ROKU Diners will find a truffleheavy menu at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace restaurant. Chefs infuse truffle into numerous dishes including brussels-sprout chips, tuna tartare and Chilean seabass. Two new fall dishes grace the menu: a bamboo-rice risotto served with shrimp, scallops and truffles, and the Avocado “Hanabi” with soy truffle and crispy rice.

It’s Truffle Season!* White Truffles

(Tuber Magnatum) Found in Italy’s Piedmont region Harvested in autumn

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The spiky-haired Food Network chef is known for the Triple-T fries he serves up at The LINQ Hotel & Casino. These julienne fries are tossed with black-truffle oil, truffle-infused Gouda cheese and a creamy white-truffle dip.

Menus at Gordon Ramsay’s five Las Vegas restaurants are dotted with truffle dishes. Scour them and you’ll find earthy truffle Parmesan fries and fingerling potatoes, as well as a mouthwatering American Wagyu Carpaccio with a truffle salsa. Over at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill at Caesars Palace, he’s serving a smoked salmon toast with truffle cream cheese, and a pan-roasted chicken with truffled whitebean and parsnip cassoulet.

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Truffles grow underground around the roots of oak, hazelnut, beech and poplar trees, and while many attempts have been made to “seed” or farm them, they mostly occur naturally. Thus they are considered rare, and becoming more so as countryside gives way to urban planning. Traditionally, the two most highly prized varieties of these edible tubers come from Italy and France, and they’re hunted using the sensitive noses of trained dogs and pigs. Italy’s Piedmont region produces the more expensive, aromatic and delicate white truffle—harvested in autumn and sold at a massive fair in Alba in October and November. France’s Périgord province generates the black truffle— late-fall and winter crop.

Black Truffles (Tuber Melanosporum) Grown in France’s Périgord province

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JEWELRY: Tiffany HardWear ball hook earring ($1,250) and Tiffany T cutout ring ($1,500); Tiffany & Co./The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. CLOTHING: X Preen reed dress ($795); L.K.Bennett/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Broadway 95 velvet heel ($725); Charlotte Olympia/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

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THIS PAGE CLOTHING: Off-the-shoulder floral brocade ($1,995); Lela Rose/ Neiman Marcus, Fashion Show. GAIL nappa leather heel sandal ($298); Donald J Pliner/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

COUP de COEUR WITH THESE

FALL IN LOVE LUXE TEXTURES, DELICATE DETAILS AND STATEMENT MAKING ADORNMENTS

OPPOSITE PAGE JEWELRY: Nil Blanc necklace with diamonds, emeralds and multicolored sapphires and garnets from Les Voyages Extraordinaire collection (price upon request); Van Cleef & Arpels/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. CLOTHING: Kara dress ($495); L.K.Bennett/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

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CLOTHING: Vani strapless bow-sleeve fit-andflare cocktail dress ($795); Sachin & Babi/Neiman Marcus, Fashion Show. Brenda velvet heel in blush ($725); Charlotte Olympia/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

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JEWELRY: Tiffany HardWear ball ring in 18-karat white gold with pavĂŠ diamonds ($9,000) and Enchant fleur earring in platinum with diamonds ($11,000); Tiffany & Co./ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. CLOTHING: Thelma dress ($598) and Ciara flat ($428); Tory Burch/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

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JEWELRY: Laurel necklace with diamonds, yellow sapphires and garnets from the Bals de Légende collection (price upon request); Van Cleef & Arpels/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. CLOTHING: Velvet tie-cuff gown ($5,995); Monique Lhuillier/Neiman Marcus, Fashion Show.

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JEWELRY: Tiffany HardWear triple-drop earring in 18-karat gold ($2,500); Tiffany & Co./The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. CLOTHING: Dulcie dress in Jade Crepe de Chine ($1,730); Mulberry/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

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S PLU RGE

SH REDS & T H READS

SO YOU WANNA BE A ROCK STAR?

Chelsea jean ($298), linen henley ($188), velvet multi-button jacket ($1,298), leopard bandana ($98) and Lafayette shawl boot ($798); John Varvatos/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

P H O T O G R A P H E D O N L O C AT I O N AT C A E S A R S PA L AC E

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HERE’S HOW TO DRESS So you can party like a rock star, but can you dress like one? Here are a few things to boost your alter ego. Stardust sunglasses ($260); John Varvatos/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

THE PERFECT SHADES Effortless and oh-so-cool, these minimalist, polarized mirrored-lenses were popular with the vibrant personas of the 1970s British rock scene.

Multi-strand leather bracelet with skull ends and adjustable macrame closure ($215); King Baby/Appian Way Shops at Caesars Palace.

Wing ring ($570); King Baby/ Appian Way Shops at Caesars Palace.

Arch-Wing skull ring ($670); King Baby/ Appian Way Shops at Caesars Palace.

THE RIGHT BLING A favorite brand of musicians everywhere, these rockin’ pieces from King Baby at Appian Way Shops at Caesars Palace will give you just the right amount of bling.

Center-polished onyx bead bracelet with hamlet skull button ($190); King Baby/The Appian Way Shops at Caesars Palace.

A ROCK STAR SCENT Channel your inner risk-taking, rebellious rock star with this edgy, woody scent featuring notes of Jamaican rum, black leather and tobacco.

ALL PHOTOS COURTESY OF BRANDS

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Dark Rebel cologne ($89); John Varvatos/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

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T IM E TO SPARKL E SWAROVSKI Heroism earring ($89); Swarovski/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

NARS COSMETICS Liquid blush in Orgasm ($30); NARS Cosmetics/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

JIMMY CHOO Finley rainbow multicolor cross-body bag ($750); Jimmy Choo/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

POP STAR

GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI DESIGN Star boot ($1,595); Giuseppe Zanotti Design/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA “Caress Me” sandal ($755); Charlotte Olympia/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

When nothing but channeling your inner Madonna or Britney will do.

M MISSONI Fuzzy sweater ($745): M Missoni/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

STUART WEITZMAN Heeled mule ($435) with Swarovski crystal-encrusted monogram clips ($125); Stuart Weitzman/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

TIFFANY & CO. Platinum ring with a 52.97-carat oval cabochon rubellite and round brilliant diamonds, from the Tiffany 2017 Blue Book Collection, the Art of the Wild (price upon request); Tiffany & Co./ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

TORY BURCH Open-wire sunglasses ($195); Tory Burch/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. 58

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S PLU RGE

SH OW YO U R ST Y L E

NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP Liquid Suede metallic matte lipcolor in Pure Society ($7.50); NYX Professional Makeup/Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

M.A.C. COSMETICS Extra Dimension eye shadow in Grand Galaxy ($20); M.A.C. Cosmetics/Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. ALEX AND ANI Bangle stack (from $32); Alex and Ani/Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

SEPHORA Cream lip stain liquid lipstick in Night Bird ($14); Sephora/Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

CHINESE LAUNDRY Carmen boot ($129.95); Chinese Laundry/Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

GUESS Metallic moto jacket ($98); Guess/Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

HEAVY METAL Amplify your look while beating your own drum.

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PANDORA Angel-wing pendant necklace ($170); Pandora/Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

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CASUAL CO M F O RT PIERRE BALMAIN Buffalo check shirt ($775); Pierre Balmain/Saks Fifth Avenue, Fashion Show.

ALEX AND ANI Spirited skull charm bangle ($28); Alex and Ani/Fashion Show.

TOPMAN Blue Borg denim jacket ($100); TOPMAN/Fashion Show.

COUNTRY Be the best dressed at your next two-step.

TOMMY BAHAMA Boogie plaid shirt ($115); Tommy Bahama/Fashion Show.

UNOde50 Freeway belt ($220); UNOde50/Fashion Show and The Grand Canal Shoppes.

TOPSHOP Embroidered leather skirt ($100); TOPSHOP/Fashion Show. PINTO RANCH Black Jack boots ($495-$995); Pinto Ranch/ Fashion Show.

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CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA "Killer Heels” ($885); Charlotte Olympia/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

LIB ERAT E YO U R L IF E

JIMMY CHOO Mystery booties ($2,250); Jimmy Choo/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

NEW VINTAGE HANDBAGS “About a Girl” ($1,195); New Vintage Handbags. newvintagehandbags.com

CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA “Kiss of Death” clutch ($2,195); Charlotte Olympia/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

BRIGHTON COLLECTIBLES ‘Love Struck’ card pouch ($60); Brighton Collectables/Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

NA HOKU Koa rings in sterling silver ($159) and with diamonds and 18-karat yellow gold ($499); Na Hoku/ The Grand Canal Shoppes.

VALENTINO Garavani Soul Rockstud leather boot ($2,475); Valentino/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

ROCK 'N ROLL Don't be afraid to take style to the edge.

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ALLSAINTS Payton Mac jacket ($1,010); AllSaints/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

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SH OW SO M E CL ASS GOORIN BROS. Mr. Dent wide brim fedora ($160); Goorin Bros./The LINQ Promenade.

TIFFANY & CO. Lucida diamond cuff links in 18-karat white gold (price upon request); Tiffany & Co./The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA Wool suit ($3,595); Ermenegildo Zegna/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. CREED Viking cologne ($495); CREED/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

CROONER The Rat Pack had style. So can you.

CANALI Pure silk Kei tie ($195); Canali/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

JOHN VARVATOS Eldridge Derby lace-up shoe ($598); John Varvatos/The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

CASA FUENTE Corona Gorda ($475 for a box of 25); Casa Fuente Cigar Bar/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

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COCKTAIL CULT U RE

M IXO LO GY

C O C K TA I L S WITH A T W I S T

ENDURING CLASSICS GET SUPERCHARGED

5 BY JIM BEGLEY

Revelers have enjoyed classic cocktails for ages. But sometimes, a new twist on a classic is a welcome change. Come explore with us some of the new riffs Caesars Entertainment mixologists have put on these timeless drinks.

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FRONTIERSMAN BOUND THE CROMWELL Who doesn’t love an Old Fashioned? Bound explores a new aspect of the classic in the Frontiersman, adding Amaro Montenegro and Drambuie to Bulleit rye whiskey. The result is an herbal, more floral spin on the original.

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BOURBON SMASH A LTO B A R C A E SA R S PA L AC E Historically, this classic combines bourbon with simple syrup, mint and lemon. At Alto Bar, Maker’s Mark Cask Strength bourbon intertwines with Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, almond syrup, lime juice, marmalade and egg white, elevating the cocktail’s complexity.

No. 3

CINNA-RAISIN SIDECAR LE CENTRAL PA R I S L AS V E G AS The traditional orange of a sidecar is forsaken for raisin undertones from Osborne Pedro Ximenez 1827 sherry and cinnamon-raisin honey syrup mingled with Hennessy V.S Cognac, reflecting the flavors of the holiday season.

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MR. TASTY’S BLACKBERRY MOJITO M O N T E C R I STO C I G A R B A R C A E SA R S PA L AC E

BARBARELLA

Mr. Tasty is on to something. Stacking the strawberry and dragon-fruit flavors from Bacardi Dragon Berry rum with blackberries, he delivers his fruity take on the traditionally mint-centric mojito.

G I A DA THE CROMWELL Giada De Laurentiis uses Crabbie’s Spiced Orange ginger beer and basil foam in her Tanqueray No. TEN gin-based drink, foregoing the traditional vodka route while adding the garden-fresh flavor of basil.

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GAMING

BET T ER O DDS, B ET T ER PAYOUTS

GAME ON! THE CROMWELL: Headquarters for Player-Friendly Payouts By offering the most liberal odds on The Strip, The Cromwell has quickly become the best casino for players who want to stretch their bankroll and see better payouts. The casino recently launched a slew of games with improved odds, including single-zero roulette, commission-less EZ Baccarat, 3-2 shoe and double-deck blackjack, while offering 100x odds on craps.

PUNCHING HIS TICKET Boxing champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley took part in the August ribbon cutting and placed the first bet at The Cromwell’s new sportsbook.

“There is no place on the casino floor on The Strip where you have a better chance, if not the best chance, to win big,” explains Blake Segal, General Manager of The Cromwell. “We are so proud to have one of the best collections of player-friendly games under one roof.” The Cromwell also unveiled a high-limit slot area called The Abbey; added a sports book with a state-of-the-art 32-foot-long by 9-foot-tall LED video wall; opened a 24-hour quick-service café named Eatwell; and installed video poker at Interlude lounge, which now hosts live entertainment. SINGLE ZERO ROULETTE Known as European roulette and previously found primarily only in high-limit areas, single-zero tables offer a much smaller house edge and higher player payout. 3-2 SHOE AND DOUBLE DECK BLACKJACK Winning blackjack hands pay players 3-2 odds versus typical 6-5 games found elsewhere. “A real gamer understands how big a difference this is,” says Segal. 100X ODDS ON CRAPS By offering super-generous 100x odds on craps, the house advantage is lowered.

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MOBILE SPORTS BETTING You can now have the power of the sports book in the palm of your hand. Caesars Entertainment has introduced the Caesars Sports mobile app, allowing users located in Nevada to bet on sporting events from their personal devices. For more information, visit Caesars.com/mobile-sports.

Football fans can reserve a seat in the sports book in advance of game day by visiting The Cromwell’s website: caesars.com/cromwell. P H O T O S C O U R T E S Y O F C A E S A R S E N T E R T A I N M E N T: ( S H A N E M O S L E Y ) E D I S O N G R A F F / K A B I K P H O T O G R O U P.

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For Total Rewards members. $59.99 for Non-Total Rewards members. For Total Rewards members, weekend pricing is $64.99. For Non-Total Rewards members, weekend pricing is $74.99. Valid for a 24-hour period and as many visits as you like during participating buffet business hours. Weekend pricing is applicable starting at 11am on Fridays - 11am on Sundays. Upgrade fees apply to Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace and Carnival World & Seafood Buffet at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino per person visit. Blackout dates, holiday pricing and weekend pricing apply. Upgrade your pass to include Bacchanal ® Buffet at Caesars Palace or the Carnival World & Seafood Upgraded Buffet at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. Please see your cashier for details when purchasing your Buffet of Buffets ® Pass. Cannot be used with any other offer or promotion. Alcoholic beverages not included. Management reserves all rights. Must be 21 or older to gamble. Know When To Stop Before You Start.® Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-522-4700. ©2017, Caesars License Company, LLC.

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S CENE & H EARD

CEL EB RIT Y SIG H T IN G S

Caesars Palace @CaesarsPalace

FAMOUS FACES IN FAMILIAR PLACES

Demi Lovato celebrated her new record release in Vegas over the weekend at the luxurious Nobu Hotel Villa inside Caesars Palace.

SOCIAL MEDIA The LINQ

@TheLINQ

Now arriving #Sharknado5 red carpet. #LINQLife #Vegas #GlobalSwarming

F O L LOW

VegasPlayerMagazine vegasplayermagazine.com TW: @Vegas_Player FB: @VegasPlayerMagazine

The LINQ @TheLINQ

@KristianNairn on the ones and twos #HODOR #LINQLife #GameofThrones

David Copperfield

@D_Copperfield

Such a kind person & one of history’s greatest artists @celinedion

Donny Osmond @donnyosmond

Next time you’re in Vegas, go to The Palm in The Forum Shops at Caesars and eat in the new Donny Osmond booth. You’ll love it! Tell them I sent you. 76

Piff the MagicDragon @thepiff

When @pennjillette and I started an Imagine Dragons cover band

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Caesars Palace @CaesarsPalace

Thanks to @TheWho’s lead singer, Roger Daltrey, for making a special appearance at @MRCHOW tonight.

Chris Harrison

@chrisbharrison

Thanks for hearing me out and thinking about being our next Bachelor #Absinthe is easily one of my favorite Vegas shows now.

Tara Reid, Ian Ziering and Cassie Scerbo

PHOTOS COURTESY OF (CÉLINE DION AND DAVID COPPERFIELD (CASHMAN PHOTO); (DONNY OSMOND) THE PALM LAS VEGAS; (CHRIS HARRISON) JOSEPH SANDERS/SPIEGELWORLD; ( R I TA W I L S O N , R I C H A R D M A R X , DAISY FUENTES) KODAK FOR CAESARS E N T E R T A I N M E N T; ( R O G E R D A L T R E Y ) ANJALI RAM; (PIFF AND PENN JILLETTE) E D I S O N G R A F F ; ( S U G A R R AY; K R I S T I A N N A I R N ) B R Y A N S T E F F Y; ( S H A R K N A D O ) ETHAN MILLER.

Richard Marx @richardmarx

Daisy Fuentes, Richard Marx and Rita Wilson

Such a great hang last night on and off stage with my friend @ritawilson Thanks for coming to cheer me on, Sis. Love you.

Mark McGrath

Pete Townshend, Gordon Ramsay and Roger Daltrey

@mark_mcgrath

Had a great weekend @FlamingoVegas Go Pool, thank you so much for the hospitality and love...fun in the sun!

Gordon Ramsay @GordonGram

It was a British Invasion last night at @caesarspalace thx to @officialthewho! Great show Gx

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THE KILLERS

Alternative rockers The Killers gave back to their hometown performing a special pop-up concert at Caesars Palace. Portions of the show were broadcast on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live.

IMAGINE DRAGONS

Paul Shaffer

Daisy Fuentes and Richard Marx

Performing at the 4th annual Believer Gala at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas natives Imagine Dragons raised more than $1 million for The Tyler Robinson Foundation to support families with children fighting pediatric cancer. The band also plans to donate $1 from each ticket sold from their upcoming Evolve Tour.

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P H O T O S C O U RT E S Y O F C A E S A R S E N T E RTA I N M E N T (THE KILLERS) ROB LOUD; (IMAGINE DRAGONS) DENISE TRUSCELLO; (PAUL SHAFFER; DAISY FUENTES A N D R I C H A R D M A R X ) B RYA N S T E F F Y

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L AS VEG AS N IG H T L IF E

Wiz Khalifa

DRAI’S Nightclub

DraisLV.com The Drai’s LIVE concert series at The Cromwell delivers some of the country’s top acts. DraisLV.com

Trey Songz

Snoop Dogg and 50 Cent

Trey Songz and 50 Cent

Jeremih

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Valentina Shevchenko

CHATEAU

Nightclub & Rooftop

ChateauNights.com Celebrities, boxers and UFC fighters party at Chateau Nightclub at Paris Las Vegas.

Sergey Kovalev

Michelle Waterson

Jai Rodriguez, Michael Milton, Kendra Wilkinson and friend Hank Baskett and Kendra Wilkinson

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P H O T O G R A P H E D O N L O C AT I O N I N T H E N E W PA L A C E T O W E R V I L L A S AT C A E S A R S PA L A C E

AN EXPLORER’S GUIDE TO THE STRIP PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERT JOHN KLEY FASHION DIRECTOR/STYLIST: CHRISTIE MOELLER HAIR/MAKEUP: KRYSTLE RANDALL MODEL: CLAYTON, TNG MODELS

AROUND

Town

CLOTHING: Z Zegna wool tuxedo ($1,395), cotton shirt ($250) and silk bowtie ($155); Ermenegildo Zegna/ The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

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ARO U ND TOW N

AN EX PLO RER’ S G U ID E TO T HE ST R I P

BLT Steak

DINING

BLT Steak | Steak House An American steak house with traditional fare and a bistro ambience. (702) 967-7258.

Buca di Beppo | Italian Pays homage to the Italian café with a lively atmosphere, quirky décor and breakfast dishes that are delizioso. (702) 583-6262.

Nosh | Quick Bite This café serves breakfast sandwiches and pastries as well as Nathan’s Famous hot dogs. (702) 739-4111.

Sea: The Thai Experience | Asian Exotic Thai-fusion cuisine. Specialty dishes include grilled lemongrass chicken and tamarind whole fish. (702) 967-3888.

Sterling Brunch | Buffet Upscale weekend-only brunch serves bottomless Perrier-Jouët champagne, sturgeon caviar and lobster. Located inside BLT Steak. (702) 967-7258.

BALLY’S LA S V EG A S

Tequila Taqueria | Mexican Experience the soul of Mexico with authentic South of the Border dishes and a selection of 43 premium tequilas. (702) 967-4111.

E N T E R TA I N M E N T

The Bronx Wanderers | Music Take a musical journey as the group performs hits made famous by The Four Seasons, Dion, The Beach Boys, Queen, Bruno Mars and more. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Sterling Brunch Wayne Newton | Headliner Legendary entertainer Wayne Newton returns to the stage with an all-new show. In “Up Close and Personal,” Newton sings crowd favorites and answers audience members questions. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

X Rocks | Adult Las Vegas’ hottest all-rock, topless revue is a stimulating, high-voltage show pairing sensual dance routines with classic rock anthems. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

NIGHTLIFE

Indigo Lounge Bustling lounge recaptures the splendors of a refined Las Vegas nightlife experience. (702) 967-4111.

Masters of Illusion | Magic Starring award-winning magicians, this show features modern illusions and unbelievable arts of deception for the whole family. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

The Miss Behave Gameshow | Comedy Chaotic comedy where there are no rules and everybody is a winner; this show entices audience members to step out of their comfort zone. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

SPA

Spa at Bally’s Enjoy a Couples Retreat Experience, or just relax in the 13,000-squarefoot spa. HOURS: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily APPOINTMENTS: (702) 967-4366

Wayne Newton

Paranormal-The Mindreading Magic Show | Magic Experience an evening of mystery, magic, and mind reading with mentalist Frederic Da Silva. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

REAL BODIES | Attraction Exhibit uses real human specimens to explore the complex inner workings of the human form in a refreshing and thought-provoking style. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

The Tom Green Show | Comedy Sharp, funny and provocative, comedian Tom Green brings his hilarious insights and observational humor to the Las Vegas stage. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

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Bacchanal Buffet | Buffet A grand Roman feast. Teams of chefs in nine show kitchens prepare more than 500 dishes daily. (702) 731-7928.

Beijing Noodle No. 9 | Asian Giant fish tanks mark the entrance of this casual noodle house serving soups, dim-sum and noodle dishes. Open 24 hours. (702) 862-3530.

Brioche by Guy Savoy | Quick Bite

Mesa Grill

This new grab-n-go spot’s menu includes affordable breakfast, sandwiches, and other delicious tidbits from Michelin star chef Guy Savoy.

Café Americano | American The casual 24-hour restaurant serves comfort-food favorites and Latin dishes including a spectacular Cuban sandwich.

Nobu Restaurant & Lounge

Carmine’s | Italian

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Family-style Italian fare served in “wow-sized” portions. The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, (702) 473-9700.

Forum Food Court | Quick Bites It’s fast food elevated with wellknown brands such as DiFara Pizza, Earl of Sandwich, La Gloria, The Halal Guys, Smashburger, Starbucks and Tiger Wok & Ramen.

Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen | British Strip-side restaurant will feature a dynamic and bustling kitchen, patio seating and offer a daily themed brunch, dinner and spirited bar menu. Opening early 2018.

Caesars Palace Best Strip Hotel Best Valet Best High-Limit Room Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill Best Chef

Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill | British More than 80 beers and a menu consisting of bangers and mash, plus fish and chips, make this a true British pub. (702) 731-7410.

Il Mulino New York | Italian Masterful Abruzzese dishes and unparalleled service. The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, (702) 492-6000.

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab | Seafood Crack some claws or dive into other fresh seafood dishes. The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, (702) 792-9222.

Old Homestead Steakhouse | Steak House One of New York City’s most historic steak houses is now on The Strip. (702) 731-7560.

The Palm | Steak House Storied restaurant serves steaks, seafood and classic pasta dishes. The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. (702) 660-6668.

Pronto by Giada | Italian Offers Giada De Laurentiis’ signature Italian fare with California influences in a fast, casual format. Opening early 2018.

Rao’s | Italian A menu of home-style Italian food from the Pellegrino family includes their famous lemon chicken. (702) 731-7267.

Restaurant Guy Savoy | French Gourmet dining from acclaimed chef Guy Savoy. (702) 731-7286.

Searsucker | American Chef Brian Malarkey’s contemporary spin on American comfort foods, set in a laid-back atmosphere. (702) 853-4342.

Sushi Roku | Asian Innovative Japanese cuisine and sushi served in an inviting environment. The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, (702) 733-7373.

Rao’s

Mesa Grill | Southwestern Bobby Flay’s bold flavors can be found in dishes like his New Mexican spice-rubbed pork tenderloin. (702) 650-5965.

MR CHOW

MR CHOW | Asian The luxurious Beijing-cuisine eatery transports guests with its raucous atmosphere and famed dishes, including its highly acclaimed Beijing duck. (702) 731-7110.

Nobu Restaurant & Lounge | Japanese Tantalizing Japanese cuisine awaits at Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s whimsical 12,775-square-foot restaurant. (702) 785-6674.

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ABSINTHE | Variety

Located adjacent to OMNIA Nightclub and the Race and Sports Book, Alto Bar provides the perfect setting for every social occasion.

Céline Dion | Headliner

A vintage Vegas lounge and bar experience with live music. (702) 791-7110.

Performing with a full orchestra, Céline sings her timeless hits, cover songs and virtual duets with the Bee Gees, Frank Sinatra and Elvis. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Elton John | Headliner World-renowned singer Elton John performs his hits in “The Million Dollar Piano.” Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Jerry Seinfeld | Comedy The stand-up legend and sitcom superstar brings his take on everyday life to The Colosseum stage. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Paul Shaffer and The Shaf-Shifters | Concert Celebrated bandleader Paul Shaffer brings his band to perform an exclusive three-week engagement in December at Cleopatra’s Barge. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

CAESARS PALACE

Reba, Brooks & Dunn | Headliners Superstar entertainers Reba, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn are “Together in Vegas” for a one-of-akind country music residency. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

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Alto Bar

Acro-cabaret variety show, hosted by the Gazillionaire, has sexy burlesque numbers, comedy bits and astonishing acts of skill and strength. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Cleopatra’s Barge

FIZZ Las Vegas Offering couture cocktails and a carefully crafted menu, this high-end champagne lounge is perfect for sophisticated socializing. (702) 776-3200.

Lobby Bar Sleek and stylish 24-hour lounge features a unique drink menu from mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim.

Montecristo Cigar Bar The new lounge pairs notable cigar offerings with fine whiskeys, small bites and more, in a contemporary, organic environment. (702) 731-7110.

OMNIA Nightclub Combining cutting-edge technology with seductive design, the highenergy nightclub features the world’s top deejays.

Céline Dion ABSINTHE

VISTA Cocktail Lounge A mixology program of uniquely crafted cocktails combines with a display of ever-changing panoramic LED “views” at this upscale lounge. (702) 731-7852.

Rod Stewart | Headliner Ready to rock? Rod Stewart performs the rock and R&B favorites that have defined his career. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

The Who | Headliners Legendary English rock band, led by Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, play The Colosseum. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Celine Dion Best Singer/ Musician OMNIA Nightclub: Calvin Harris Best DJ

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COLOR— A Salon by Michael Boychuck The go-to beauty spot for celebrities, socialites and VIPs before heading out on the town. HOURS: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday. APPOINTMENTS: (702) 731-7791

Michael Boychuck

Qua Baths & Spa

Qua Baths & Spa Best Spa

Award-winning spa offers dozens of exclusive treatments and signature experiences including an Arctic Ice Room. HOURS: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., daily APPOINTMENTS: (702) 731-7822

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eatwell | Quick Bite A 24-hour casual walk-up counter for those looking for a gourmet snack or light meal any time of day.

GIADA | Italian Chef Giada De Laurentiis has crafted a menu of California-influenced, vibrant Italian fare served in a room with phenomenal Strip views. (855) 442-3271.

NIGHTLIFE

Bound GIADA Best Brunch Drai’s BeachClub • Nightclub Best Nightclub

Relax in this sophisticated lounge with a carefully crafted cocktail.

The Cromwell

Drai’s After Hours After-hours nightclub for those who don’t want the party to end. Open Thursday through Sunday, 1 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Drai’s BeachClub • Nightclub Perched 11 stories above The Strip, this 65,000-square-foot rooftop club offers a nonstop party and live entertainment. (702) 737-0555.

Interlude This casino lounge is the ideal vantage point for people-watching, socializing or catching some live music.

Donny & Marie DINING

Carlos’n Charlie’s | Mexican

FLAMINGO LA S V EG A S

Dine on authentic Mexican meals or just unwind with a margarita or sangria on the poolside patio. (702) 862-3530.

Center Cut Steakhouse | Steak House Succulent steaks, Kobe burgers and rack of lamb rule the menu at this classic steak house.(702) 784-8821.

Margaritaville | Caribbean

Donny & Marie Best Showroom X Burlesque Best Female Review

Wildlife Habitat | Attraction Poolside paradise is home to Chilean flamingos, swans, ducks, pelicans, koi and turtles. Free. Open daily, dawn to dusk. (702) 733-3111.

X Burlesque | Adult Revue combines imaginative choreography with outrageous props, such as bungees, bathtubs and beds. Tickets: (702) 777-2782. NIGHTLIFE

Dive into Jimmy Buffett’s multilevel, Caribbean-themed restaurant and entertainment venue. (702) 733-3302.

Bugsy’s Bar

Paradise Garden Buffet | Buffet

It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere Bar

Prime rib, carved fresh turkey, steamed mussels, littleneck clams and much more. (702) 733-3111.

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Donny & Marie | Headliner The singing siblings perform their greatest hits—“a little bit country and a little bit rock ‘n‘ roll.” Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Legends in Concert | Tribute Impersonators pay homage to superstars of yesterday and today, performing as Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Madonna and more. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Video poker bar in the center of the action. Wastin’ away has never been more fun than at this cheerful Las Vegas bar in the heart of the Margaritaville Casino.

Center Cut Steakhouse

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Spa at Flamingo Try the Fiji Passport scrub or a Sampler Package featuring three services at the newly remodeled space. HOURS: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily APPOINTMENTS: (702) 733-3535

Piff the Magic Dragon | Magic Fresh off America’s Got Talent, Piff and Mr. Piffles perform their best illusions. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Tape Face | Comedy America’s Got Talent finalist, mime comic Tape Face takes his antics to Las Vegas. Tickets: (702) 777-2782. 92

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Ben & Jerry’s | Dessert

Carnaval Court

Vermont ice cream maker scoops over 25 flavors into cups or waffle cones, and serves sundaes, shakes and smoothies.

This party spot is home of the world’s top flair bartenders and live daily entertainment. Open until 4 a.m. (702) 693-6143.

Flavors, The Buffet | Buffet

The Piano Bar

From Brazilian barbecue to Italian casseroles to fresh seafood, Flavors spans the globe. (702) 693-6060.

Features free daytime and nightly live entertainment with a new outdoor patio.

Fulton Street Food Hall | Quick Bites A 24-hour, chef-driven marketplace featuring fresh pastries, pizza and Pan-Asian dishes.

Oyster Bar | Seafood Menu includes favorites such as squid salad, oysters, shrimp, lobster, crab and calamari. (702) 369-5000.

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The Spa at Harrah’s Offers a wide array of body treatments, manicures and pedicures, plus a full-service hair salon. HOURS: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily APPOINTMENTS: (702) 369-5126

Ruth’s Chris Steak House | Steak House Signature sizzling USDA Prime steaks, lamb chops, and seafood dishes. (702) 693-6000.

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill | American

The Righteous Brothers

Texas-size portions and barbecue favorites served in a down-home country atmosphere. (702) 693-6111.

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The Mac King Comedy Magic Show | Magic Everyone loves the mad plaid magician. Mac King’s act combines quirky humor, visual gags and sleight-of-hand tricks. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Tenors of Rock | Music Finalists on The X Factor UK, Tenors Of Rock sing reimagined versions of some of the most beloved rock anthems. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Menopause The Musical | Musical An empowering musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

The Righteous Brothers | Headliners Get ready to have “The Time of Your Life” as The Righteous Brothers bring their legendary sound to the Las Vegas stage. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill

X Country | Adult A kick’n topless revue set to the sounds of country music’s chart toppers. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

The Mac King Comedy Magic Show

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Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar | American Food Network star Guy Fieri brings his Flavortown favorites to the Las Vegas Strip. (702) 731-3311.

THE LINQ

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Hash House A Go Go | American Creative “twisted farm food” menu serves up jumbo portions for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (702) 254-4646.

Nook Cafe | Quick Bite Small eatery features an assortment of coffee, teas, delicious pastries and small bites.

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The Auto Collections | Attraction Frank Marino’s Diva’s Las Vegas Best Fashionista Mat Franco— Magic Reinvented Nightly Best Magician

Take an audio tour of the more than 250 antique and historic automobiles at the world’s largest classic-car showroom. Tickets: (702) 794-3174.

Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas | Production You won’t believe your eyes—these gals are really guys. The energetic show stars Frank Marino and a cast of superstar female impersonators. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

NIGHTLIFE

3535 Destination bar features custom-made infused cocktails and barrel-aged spirits.

Catalyst Bar Bartenders put a spin on traditional cocktails at this 24-hour bar.

3535

Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar

O’Sheas Casino The Strip’s favorite party destination is back with low-minimum gaming tables, beer-pong tables, live music and budget-friendly drink specials.

TAG Sports Bar Sporting events from around the globe stream live 24 hours a day at TAG, which features 300 domestic and imported bottled beers and offers interactive, electronic gaming. S PA

Spa at The LINQ A one-stop wellness center, the spa contains The Strip’s only Himalayan salt cave. HOURS: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily APPOINTMENTS: (702) 794-3242

Mat Franco-Magic Reinvented Nightly | Magic The first magician to win NBC’s America’s Got Talent, brings his captivating illusions to The Strip. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

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Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar | Mexican Offers more than 60 tequilas, authentic Mexican dishes, a mechanical bull and great nightlife. (702) 691-3773.

Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips | Quick Bite A fast and casual eatery modeled after a British take-out shop. (702) 322-0529.

In-N-Out Burger | American High Roller Best Attraction Best Family Attraction

Iconic California burger joint makes its Strip debut serving up madeto-order burgers, fries and shakes. (800) 786-1000.

Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar High Roller

Virgil’s Real Barbecue Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips

Virgil’s Real Barbecue | American This famous BBQ joint brings the best slow-cooked smoked meats of the South. (702) 389-7400.

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High Roller | Attraction View The Strip like never before. Topping out at 550 feet, the world’s tallest observation wheel offers yoga, chocolate tastings and Happy Half-Hour Cabins with an open bar available all day long. Tickets: (702) 694-8100.

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Burger Brasserie | American

Anthony Cools | Comedy

Gourmet burgers with a French twist—from classic beef to chicken, salmon and veggie creations. (702) 946-4346.

In this adults-only show, hypnotist Anthony Cools taps into the subconscious naughtiness of audience volunteers. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Café Belle Madeleine | Quick Bite From éclairs to tarts, this pâtisserie fulfills your cravings for something sweet. (702) 946-7000.

La Café Île St. Louis | American Flavors of a Parisian café including savory crêpes, quiche and warm beignets. (702) 946-4364.

La Crêperie | Quick Bite

Eiffel Tower Restaurant Gordon Ramsay Steak

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Walk-up bistro serves a variety of crêpes. (702) 946-7000.

Eiffel Tower Restaurant | French Dine on classic French cuisine at this romantic spot more than 100 feet above The Strip. (702) 948-6937.

Eiffel Tower Experience | Attraction Take romance to new heights. The observation deck—460 feet above The Strip—has breathtaking views. Tickets: (702) 946-4350.

Jeff Civillico | Comedy Join world-champion juggler Jeff Civillico for an afternoon of all-ages fun. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Sex Tips for the Straight Women from a Gay Man | Comedy Smash-hit comedy stars Kendra Wilkinson and Jai Rodriguez. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Gordon Ramsay Steak | Steak House Chef Gordon Ramsay serves upscale seafood dishes and mouthwatering cuts of beef. (702) 677-3200.

HEXX Kitchen + Bar | American The 24-hour café serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus transforms cacao beans into handcrafted chocolate. (702) 331-5100.

JJ’s Boulangerie | American Bakery produces pastries, pizza, sandwiches, soups and salads. (702) 946-7000.

Martorano’s | Italian The eggplant stack and Steve Martorano’s famous meatballs rule the menu here. (702) 946-4656.

Mon Ami Gabi | French Classic bistro cuisine served for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a trendy scene with an amazing patio. (702) 944-4224.

Martorano’s

Sekushi | Japanese This intimate, vibrant setting, offers fresh seafood, sake and sushi, as well as Japanese A5 Wagyu beef, Kumamoto oysters and fresh uni.

Le Village Buffet | Buffet Live-action cooking stations are themed after the seven French provinces. (702) 946-4930.

Yong Kang Street | Asian Casual noodle and dumpling house serves a diverse mix of Chinese, Japanese and Taiwanese dishes.

NIGHTLIFE

BEER PARK Rooftop sports bar features an outdoor grill, more than 100 beers and party games. (702) 444-4500.

Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop This nightclub blends a fun atmosphere and lively entertainment to produce the ultimate Las Vegas party experience. (702) 776-7777.

Le Cabaret

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The charming lounge offers entertainment seven nights a week. (702) 946-7000.

Le Central This newly renovated bar serves an array of crafted cocktails in a luxurious Parisian setting. (702) 946-7000.

Napoleon’s Dueling Piano Bar Pianists square off nightly to play your requests. A full-service bar, including a menu of carefully selected champagnes, is available. (702) 946-7000. S PA

Paris Spa by Mandara A sanctuary-like respite with Balinese influences, this Elemis spa provides treatments influenced by ancient European rituals. HOURS: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily APPOINTMENTS: (702) 946-4366

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Cabo Wabo Cantina | Mexican

Backstreet Boys | Headliners

Sammy Hagar hangout offers coastal Mexican fare and premium tequilas. Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, (702) 385-2226.

One of the most successful groups in music history take to the stage for their exclusive “Larger Than Life” Las Vegas residency. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Café Hollywood | American

Britney Spears | Headliner

Open 24 hours, Café Hollywood serves everything from pastries and early morning breakfast to late night dinner. And it features a sleek wine bar and lounge.

The pop icon showcases her signature style, performing her infectious dance hits in her show, “Britney: Piece of Me.” Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Earl of Sandwich | Quick Bite

Sizzling topless show pushes the envelope with brand-new routines and burlesque classics. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Sink your teeth into a deluxe deli sandwich on artisanal bread. (702) 785-5555.

PLANET HOLLYWOOD R ESORT & C A S I N O

Gordon Ramsay Burger | American Traditional American classics go next level with a variety of hand-cut fries, including truffle parmesan. (702) 785-5555. Features a sleek Asian decor, cool Hollywood vibe and tantalizing Japanese-inspired menu. (702) 454-4555.

P.F. Chang’s | Asian

Jennifer Lopez Best Production Show

Planet Hollywood’s very own double-header. Its daytime Race and Sports Book transforms into a nocturnal lounge. (702) 785-5555.

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Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara This exotic spa has 40 treatment rooms and offers experiences like the Mandara Four Hands Massage performed by two therapists. HOURS: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily APPOINTMENTS: (702) 785-5772

FlowRider | Adventure Sport

KOI Las Vegas | Asian

Britney Spears Best Resident Performer

Crazy Girls | Adult

The Playing Field Lounge

This modern Chinese bistro has an extensive menu packed with family-style dishes. (702) 836-0955.

Pink’s Hot Dogs | Quick Bite Legendary gourmet franks—many named after their celebrity creators. (702) 405-4711.

Pin-Up Pizza | Quick Bite The New York-style pizza spot is home to the largest slice on the Strip, measuring 15 inches..

Ringer Wings, Pizza & Sliders | American

Catch some waves. The FlowRider provides sports enthusiasts the opportunity to surf or body board on the Las Vegas Strip. (702) 785-9106.

Jennifer Lopez | Headliner Global superstar Jennifer Lopez shows off her electrifying dance moves and infectious vocals. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Lionel Richie | Headliner Legendary singer performs his biggest anthems, including “All Night Long,” “Hello,” “Stuck on You” and “Dancing on the Ceiling.” Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Murray: Celebrity Magician | Magic A family-friendly comedy magic show by the self-proclaimed “Dennis the Menace” of magic. Tickets: (702) 777-6737.

Pitbull | Headliner Mr. Worldwide brings his high-energy “Time Of Our Lives” show to The AXIS. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Lionel Richie

Place bets and cheer on your favorite sports team at this casual comfortfood eatery. (702) 785-5555.

NIGHTLIFE

Spice Market Buffet | Buffet

Extra Lounge

This sensory smorgasbord has tastes from around the globe. (702) 785-9005.

At the Sin City headquarters of entertainment news program Extra, kick back with a cocktail as the TV show’s correspondents and crew get up close and personal with Tinseltown’s hotshots. (702) 785-5555.

Strip House | Steak House Charred prime cuts of beef accompany signature sides, such as black-truffle creamed spinach. (702) 737-5200.

Yolös Mexican Grill | Mexican Spicing up this Mexican eatery are the more than 60 tequilas and a fresh-fruit margarita bar. (702) 785-5555.

Jennifer Lopez

Heart Bar The pulse of Planet Hollywood beats through-out the resort’s phenomenal three-acre casino. At the core is Heart, where thirst is quenched around the clock. (702) 785-5555.

Cabo Wabo Cantina Backstreet Boys

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All-American Bar & Grille | American Enjoy “Rio Dry Aged” Angus steaks, sandwiches and seafood at this restaurant and sports bar. (702) 777-7767.

Carnival World & Seafood Buffet | Buffet Seven live cooking stations, including a teppanyaki grill, this buffet serves more than 300 dishes with elaborate seafood selections.

Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho | Mexican Mexican dishes with upscale touches and Fieri’s signature, flavorful flair.

Hash House A Go Go | American Creative “twisted farm food” menu serves up jumbo portions for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (702) 777-2761.

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Chippendales | Adult Experience “The Ultimate Girls Night Out®” when you visit the fast-paced Chippendales® revue, which features 12 chiseled male dancers. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

Eddie Griffin | Comedy Eddie Griffin gets the crowd laughing with his irreverent stand-up act. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

KISS By Monster Mini Golf | Attraction Rockin’ 18-hole indoor, glow-in-thedark miniature golf course is full of special effects and unique KISS props.

Penn & Teller | Magic The “Bad Boys of Magic” put on an edgy act mixing comedy and magic that involves knives, guns, fire and more. Tickets: (702) 777-2782.

VooDoo Zip Line | Attraction Riders are propelled from the Rio’s Masquerade Tower to the Ipanema Tower, traveling at speeds reaching 33 mph. Tickets: (702) 388-0477.

Pho Da Nang Vietnamese Kitchen | Asian

WOW - WORLD OF WONDER | Production

Authentic Vietnamese menu includes Pho—a soup with linguineshaped rice noodles, herbs and meat. (866) 746-7671.

Royal India Bistro | Indian Featuring Indian delicacies cooked in a 500-degree tandoor clay oven. (702) 777-2277.

Sports Deli | Quick Bite Bratwursts, burgers, pizza and sandwiches near the race and sports book. (702) 777-7777.

VooDoo Steak | Steak House Chippendales Best Male Strip Show

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Featuring traditional Chinese cuisine and an extensive seafood menu. (702) 777-7777.

KJ Dim Sum & Seafood | Asian

RIO All-SUITE

Penn & Teller

Enjoy a Tomahawk rib eye or fresh seafood selections with your view from the 50th floor. (702) 862-3530.

The Wine Cellar & Tasting Room | Wine Bar Tasting room and retail shop offers more than 100 wines by the glass and showcases 10,000 bottles. (702) 777-7962.

Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho

Water spectacular features a cast of more than 30 international artists, acrobats and dancers performing in a 180-degree theatrical setting. Tickets: (702) 777-2782. NIGHTLIFE

Flirt Lounge A haven where women gather after a Chippendales show, one of the steamiest male revues in Vegas. (702) 777-7777.

iBar The ultra-lounge in the heart of the resort features interactive tabletops, DJs and go-go dancers. (702) 777-7777.

VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub Sip a signature cocktail inside on the 51st floor or on the outdoor deck, where you can take in the amazing view of the Las Vegas Strip. (702) 777-7800. S PA

Rio Spa & Salon Ultra pampering treatments such as the Grace and Elegance or Bombshell Experience are among the spa’s signature services. HOURS: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily APPOINTMENTS: (702) 777-7779

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ON THE STRIP LA S V EG A S

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Welcome to Carmine’s, the legendary family style restaurant based in New York City with locations in the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Penn Quarter in DC, inside the Tropicana in Atlantic City and in the Theatre District and Upper West Side of Manhattan.

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NYC’S LEGENDARY FAMILY-STYLE ITALIAN RESTAURANT •

“ SIX PEOPLE COULD EASILY COME IN FOR DINNER AT UNDER $30 BUCKS A HEAD & LEAVE STUFFED! ” - Jeffrey Bank, CEO, Carmine’s

The beauty of Carmine’s is that they do groups, and they do groups amazingly well. Bank explains that “Most restaurants shy away from the idea of a 6 or 8 top without a set menu. This is something we do all night long.” And if you’re in a pinch Carmine’s always allows walk-ins. Carmine’s, which serves every dish family style, is that perfect location when you have a group of people, like 5 or 6 (or up to 800 in their Las Vegas & Washington, DC locations) and you eat like you do at home, family style. Everyone gets to try everything, not just a little of everything. Besides the huge portions, another amazing thing about Carmine’s is how affordable they are. It’s by far the best value in all of Las Vegas.

Scenic Balcony - 9 Private Rooms - Accommodates up to 1,500 Guests

HISTORY OF CARMINE’S 1990

Carmine’s opens on Upper West Side of Manhattan

2005

1992

Carmine’s opens Times Square location

2010

Carmine’s opens in Washington, DC

Carmine’s Atlantic City at the Tropicana opens

2013

Carmine’s Las Vegas opens, the largest one yet!

2004

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Carmine’s expands to Atlantis in the Bahamas

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La Perla

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Michael Kors

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Loro Piana

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Gallery of Music and Art 702 366 9904 Kalifano

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Kush Fine Art Gallery

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Tommy Bahama

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True Religion

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Valentino

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Versace

702 932 5757

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ENTERTAINMENT / MUSIC / VIDEO The Apple Store

702 684 8800

Leica Store Las Vegas

702 868 4070

COSMETICS / SKIN CARE / FRAGRANCE Art of Shaving

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CHANEL

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CREED

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Dior Beauty

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Kiehl’s Since 1851

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The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace

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Moderna Tea

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STORE DIRECTORY ADDRESS: 3545 S. LAS VEGAS BLVD., LAS VEGAS, NV 89109 (702) 322-0560 THELINQ.COM FACEBOOK.COM: THELINQ TWITTER.COM: THELINQ

HOURS

Sunday, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m.–11 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.–midnight Some establishments may open earlier or stay open later than times mentioned.

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The LINQ Promenade is an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district, anchored by the world’s tallest observation wheel, the 550-foot-tall High Roller. Located at the heart of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, The LINQ Promenade features more than 30 unique venues and plays host to a variety of special events, concerts and festivals.

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YOGA IN THE SKY Enjoy a unique one-hour yoga session with a Certified Yoga Instructor, soaring 550 feet in the air. Sunday, Wednesday & Friday | 11:30am & 5pm

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HOURS

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Flight 23 at Footaction

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Lids Locker Room

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Shoe Palace

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ABC Stores

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Edge

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Original Penguin

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DeRubeis

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Fine Art of Metal Richard Marc Gallery

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Wyland Galleries

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Saxe Theater

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Test America

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V Theater

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Urban Outfitters

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GNC

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Guess Accessories

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Volcom

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Hattitude

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COSMETICS / SKIN CARE

Houdini’s Magic Shop

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Agora

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ATHLETIC APPAREL / ACCESSORIES

Las Vegas Fight Shop

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The Art of Shaving

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Champs Sports

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Magnet Max

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Footaction

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Nestle’s Toll House Café

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Bath & Body Works

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Foot Locker/

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The Body Shop

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Drybar

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Black Market

MEN’S APPAREL

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Vie Sauvage

Vegas The Store

ART GALLERIES

702 454 7143

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702 477 6725

SPECIALTY APPAREL

LOFT

One Monarchy

Tervis

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Handmade Cosmetics 702 732 0061

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NYX Professional

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Hair & Nail Salon Sephora

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Yves Chantre

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JEWELRY Aldo Accessories

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Alex & Ani

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Brighton Collectibles

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Fossil

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Kay Jewelers

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Shemoni Sterling

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Solstice

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centered on the Las Vegas Strip. The shopping center features 200 shops, tempting restaurants and live-

Sunglass Boutique Sunglass Hut

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Sunglass Hut

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entertainment venues.

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Call It Spring

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Chinese Laundry

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Journeys

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NYC Sole

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Skechers

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Steve Madden

702 733 7766

The Walking Company 702 734 7150

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Captain America How Stuntman Evel Knievel Got His Chance To Jump the Caesars Palace Fountain 50 Years Ago

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Daredevil Robert “Evel” Knievel was so determined to jump the Caesars Palace fountain that the then-novice stuntman not only created a fictitious corporation called Evel Knievel Enterprises, but he also posed as a lawyer, a representative from ABC television and a Sports Illustrated writer in making calls to pitch the event to Caesars Palace founder Jay Sarno. Eventually, Sarno agreed. At 141 feet, it was Knievel’s longest attempted motorcycle jump to date. And it almost killed him. The near-fatal stunt, which occurred on December 31, 1967, left the 29-year-old in a coma with a crushed pelvis and femur and fractures to his hip, wrist and both ankles. He was hospitalized for a month. His dangerous failure, however, turned him into a legend overnight and led to a long stunt career that lasted well into the next decade.

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