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New Feature Posted: Planet Hollywood Ultrahip : The VT Review 2016

Posted by Chuckmonster on 27 Jul 2016
Just a note to folks tuned into RSS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds that a new feature review has been posted - my review of the brand new Ultrahip Rooms at Planet Hollywood. Check it out...

Tagged: planet hollywood   ultrahip   hotel reviews   renovations   the strip   gilchrist and soames   


New Feature Posted: Caesars Palace Julius Tower : The VT Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Jun 2016
Just a note to folks tuned into RSS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds that a new feature review has been posted - my review of the brand new Julius Tower at Caesars Palace. Check it out...

Tagged: review   julius tower   caesars palace   ramesh sadwani   hotel rooms   design   room service   


New Feature Posted: Ellis Island Super 8 The VT Review 2016

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Mar 2016
Just a note to folks tuned in to the RSS, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds that we posted a new feature article. This is the final stop in the trio of "readers choice" reviews, requested by...

Tagged: hotel reviews   new rooms   ellis island   motels   steak special   


New Feature Posted: Treasure Island The VegasTripping Review 2016

Posted by Chuckmonster on 8 Feb 2016
Just a note to folks tuned in to the RSS, Facebook or Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article. With The Strip becoming a duopoly of dumbshit and dumbass companies, value conscious trippers looking...

Tagged: reviews   features   hotel rooms   treasure island   phil ruffin   housekeeping   


Review: The New Rooms at Mandalay Bay

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Oct 2015
Just a quick hello to folks tuned in to the News RSS feed, @vegastripping on the Twitter, the semi-useless VegasTripping Facebook page to tell you that I just posted a new feature article - the...

Tagged: reviews   mandalay bay   hotel rooms   


Vegas Eats: Yusho at Monte Carlo

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Sep 2015
Before I moved to the 'burbs and relinquished my awesomosity to a guy who puts product in his beard, my lovely wife and I had one last fling with urbanity. We moved to an artist...

Tagged: vegas eats   dining   yusho   japanese food   ramen   sushi   monte carlo   reviews   


New Feature Posted: Delano Las Vegas Panoramic Suite Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Sep 2015
Just a note to those tuned into RSS, Facebook and/or @vegastripping Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article. Recently, I had the pleasure to stay in one of the Panoramic Suites at Delano Las...

Tagged: delano   thehotel   mandalay bay   reviews   jim murren   


Vegas Eats: Cheeseburger Cupcake at Harrah's Fulton Street Food Hall

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Aug 2015
I waddled from Casino Royale over to Harrah's in the hopes that I might find a cup of coffee or something equally toxic that might aid in boiling down the sea chicken & waffles, cheeseburgers,...

Tagged: vegas eats   harrahs   fulton street food hall   dining   reviews   donuts   pastries   cupcakes   dessert   mike e for president   


New Feature Posted: Bellagio Two Bedroom Penthouse Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Aug 2015
Just a note to folks tuned in to RSS, @vegastripping and Facebook that we've posted a new feature article. In the spirit of giving, MikeE took one for the team and spent a weekend in the...

Tagged: feature   review   bellagio   penthouse   luxury   high roller   mike e for president   


Vegas Eats : White Castle Hamburgers at Casino Royale

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Aug 2015
Shortly after checking in to a really well designed room at the Linq Hotel I headed out in search of penny slots food. Casinos may as well just throw the slot machines into Lake...

Tagged: vegas eats   dining   reviews   hamburgers   casino royale   white castle   fast food   


THEpoll: What Hotels Do You Want Reviewed?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 20 Aug 2015
What Hotels Do You Want Reviewed? I'm booking hotel rooms for upcoming trips to Vegas and thought I'd ask what joints y'all were interested in being reviewed. The short list of candidates is listed below....

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Vegas Eats : Della's Kitchen at Delano Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Aug 2015
Waking up at SLS with a donut hangover, I had a hankering to smother my face in some food that wasn't the Northside Cafe. Pre-requisites for consideration: 1) I wanted something yummy 2) at a location...

Tagged: vegas eats   dining   reviews   dellas kitchen   donuts   delano   mandalay bay   chicken   waffles   


New Feature Posted: LINQ Hotel and Casino - The VT Review 2015

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Jul 2015
Just a note to our friends tuned into the RSS, Facebook and Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article. The Imperial Palace was the place where I fell madly in love with Las Vegas....

Tagged: linq   reviews   imperial palace   


Vegas Eats: Umami Burger at SLS Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jul 2015
Ninety minutes after scarfing down a pie at 800 Degrees, I did another loop around SLS - looking, seeking and stomach grumbling. I've already eaten at Northside Cafe and 800 Degrees today, everything else...

Tagged: vegas eats   dining   sls las vegas   burgers   umami   reviews   sportsbooks   


Vegas Eats: 800 Degrees at SLS Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 16 Jul 2015
Breakfast complete, I headed back to my room in the hopes of napping off a persistent migraine headache. I woke up 90 minutes later, a little confused and a little bit hungry. I...

Tagged: vegas eats   dining   reviews   pizza   sls las vegas   800 degrees   


New Feature Posted: SLS Las Vegas Story Superior King - The VT Review 2015

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Jul 2015
Just a note to folks tuned in to Facebook, Twitter, RSS feeds that we've posted a new feature article - my review of the Story Superior King at SLS Las Vegas. Another very detailed review of...

Tagged: reviews   sls las vegas   hotel review   story tower   prison chic   sam nazarian   sbe entertainment   


New Feature Posted: Cromwell Deluxe The VT Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Jul 2015
Just a quick note to those tuned into the RSS, Facebook and Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article - a massive 15 page review of The Cromwell. Tons of photos, tons of analysis,...

Tagged: cromwell   bills   barbary coast   hotel reviews   luxury   drais   caesars entertainment   


New Feature Posted: Bellagio Grand Lakeview Suite, The VT Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 22 Jun 2015
Just a note to the folks tuned in to the Facebook, RSS and Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article - MikeE's incredible review of the panty dropping Grand Lakeview Suite at Bellagio. For...

Tagged: bellagio   feature   grand lakeview   luxury   high roller   reviews   


Encore Sucks Dante's Balls

Posted by Misnomer on 13 Mar 2015
My friend and fellow VT staffer JohnH is fond of saying that Hell is a series of minor hotel inconveniences. My recent stay at Encore put that theory to the test. To wit: Partway through check-in,...

Tagged: encore   steve wynn   review   


New Feature Posted: The Pyramid Suite at Luxor Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Feb 2015
Just a note to folks tuned into the Twitter, Facebook and RSS feeds that we've posted a new feature article to the site. This review comes from VT reader Devestazione, who traveled all the way from...

Tagged: review   luxor   devestazione   


New Feature Posted: The Red Rooms at Paris Las Vegas Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 31 Dec 2014
Just a quick note to those tuned into the Twitter, RSS or Facebook feeds, that we've posted a new Feature article - a review of The Red Rooms at Paris Las Vegas. These room redesigns are...

Tagged: paris las vegas   hotel review   red rooms   


Vegas Eats Preview: Cleo at SLS Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 30 Jul 2014
SLS Las Vegas is opening in August and wallpapering the world with PR that states that the restaurants they are importing from Los Angeles are, like, awesome. Fortunately for you, most of the VT staff...

Tagged: vegaseats   dining   reviews   cleo   danny elmaleh   sls las vegas   sbe   


Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 4 - Finale)

Posted by Misnomer on 21 Jul 2014
For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian, in four scenes. Read this one last. - Ed Somewhere on...

Tagged: vegas eats   venetian   dining   reviews   db brasserie   daniel boulud   rashoman   


Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 3)

Posted by JohnH on 21 Jul 2014
For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian, in four scenes. - Ed From 2005-2010, DB Brasserie at Wynn...

Tagged: vegaseats   venetian   dining   reviews   db brasserie   daniel boulud   rashoman   


Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 2)

Posted by MikeE on 21 Jul 2014
For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian, in four scenes. - Ed Sunday night of VT10 weekend, Misnomer...

Tagged: vegaseats   venetian   dining   reviews   db brasserie   daniel boulud   rashoman   


Vegas Eats: DB Brasserie at Venetian (Scene 1)

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 21 Jul 2014
For those who love Vegas restaurants, French cuisine and 1950's Japanese cinema, VT is proud to present our VegasEats review of DB Brasserie at Venetian, in four scenes. - Ed DB Brasserie was kind of nostalgic...

Tagged: vegas eats   venetian   dining   reviews   db brasserie   daniel boulud   rashoman   


VegasEats: $1.99 Foot Long Hot Dog at Casino Royale Snack Nook

Posted by Chuckmonster on 9 Jul 2014
Immediately after leaving Giada, I headed north on the Strip, strolling through The Linq and then the Quad, where I stopped at the door of Guy Fieri's restaurant and pondered the possibility of having dinner...

Tagged: vegaseats   dining   reviews   hot dogs   casino royale   snack nook   


VegasEats: Giada at The Cromwell

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Jul 2014
While trapped in a tipped-over tactor trailer traffic tangle deep in the dusty desert, the message arrived. "Bad news. Called to see if they could get a reservation and they couldn't." The plan...

Tagged: vegaseats   dining   reviews   giada   cromwell   


VegasEats: Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar at The Quad

Posted by Chuckmonster on 3 Jul 2014
Guy Fieri is the Ed Hardy of TV food personalities. Much like the immensely popular - yet supremely hated - fashion brand, Fieri has gained a dedicated following of fans (and detractors) via his virtual ownership...

Tagged: vegaseats   dining   guy fieri   the quad   reviews   


Vegas Eats Preview: Umami Burger at SLS Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 17 Jun 2014
SLS Las Vegas is opening in August and wallpapering the world with PR that states that they are importing from Los Angeles are like awesome. Fortunately for you, most of the VT staff lives in...

Tagged: vegas eats   preview   umami burger   dining   reviews   sls las vegas   sbe   


Vegas Eats Preview: The Griddle Cafe at SLS Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 May 2014
SLS Las Vegas is opening on Labor Day Weekend with great fanfare, trumpeting to the universe how incredibly awesome the stable of eateries they are importing from Los Angeles will be. Like, totally awesome. Fortunately...

Tagged: vegas eats   griddle cafe   dining   reviews   sls las vegas   sbe   pancakes   


VegasEats Preview : Katsuya at SLS Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 May 2014
The SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino has gone to great lengths telling anybody with ears and a thesaurus how their innovative collection of food and bev brands are - portraying CEO Sam Nazarian as...

Tagged: vegas eats   sls   katsuya   sushi   dining   previews   


VegasEats : Pizza Rock at Downtown Grand(ish)

Posted by Chuckmonster on 6 May 2014
Historians tell us that riches and religion are the root cause of warfare. What historians won't tell you is that pizza runs a close third. Heresy - in pizza or otherwise - is defined by...

Tagged: vegas eats   pizza   pizza rock   downtown grand   fremont street   dining   reviews   


New Feature Posted: The High Roller, The VT Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 14 Apr 2014
Just a note to those tuned in to the Twitter and RSS feeds that we've posted a new feature article, MikeE's review of Linq anchor tenant The High Roller. Afraid of heights? Afraid of motion...

Tagged: features   high roller   reviews   linq   attractions   air poop   


New Feature Posted: The Golden Gate Suite at The Golden Gate

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 Apr 2014
Just a quick note to folks tuned in to the @vegastripping on the Twitter or the RSS feeds that we've posted a new feature article, Blackjacker1979's review of the gorgeous Golden Gate Suite at The...

Tagged: features   hotel review   golden gate   suites   is this thing on   


Last Call: THEhotel HE Penthouse

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Feb 2014
Question: How do you know your hotel needs a design refresh? Answer: When your top of the line Penthouse Suites still have a VCR. Did you know that video technology before VHS was the...

Tagged: thehotel   delano   mandalay bay   hotel reviews   penthouse   suites   


VegasEats: Tom Colicchio's Heritage Steak at The Mirage

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 25 Nov 2013
Steakhouses, more than gambling, drinking, and general debauchery, are my Vegas kryptonite. To me there is no other way to start night at the tables than a Caesar salad, a glass of wine or four,...

Tagged: vegas eats   tom colicchio   heritage steak   mirage   dining   reviews   


New Feature Posted: The D Suite at The D

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Nov 2013
Just a quick note to those tuned in to the RSS and Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article to VT, Misnomer's review of The D Suites at The D. Yes folks,...

Tagged: hotel reviews   suites   photos   the d   misnomer   


VegasFlicks: Last Vegas Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Nov 2013
It would be easy to describe Last Vegas as little more than Grumpy Old Men meets The Hangover set inside a two hour Aria infomercial. On some levels it is an accurate description, however...

Tagged: vegasflicks   last vegas   review   aria   


VegasEats: Five50 at ARIA

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 16 Jul 2013
I may have been one of the only people in Vegas who was a major fan of SkyBox, the former restaurant masquerading as sports bar/grill adjacent to the sports book at Aria. Between it and...

Tagged: vegaseats   aria   five50   shawn mcclain   sage   pizza   dining   reviews   


Game Review: Leisure Suit Larry Reloaded

Posted by Misnomer on 12 Jul 2013
Leisure Suit Larry is back. The lovable loser - who first appeared in a 1987 adventure quest to lose his virginity - has returned, the result of a Kickstarter campaign by Replay Games and...

Tagged: leisure suit larry reloaded   reviews   


WSOP Bracelet Winner Dutch Boyd Reviews The Quad

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 Jul 2013
Ever wondered what happens when two time World Series of Poker Bracelet winner Dutch Boyd, his girlfriend and dog get kicked out of his rental home and is forced to move into a Pet Stay...

Tagged: wsop   poker   the quad   imperial palace   reviews   


VegasEats: Gordon Ramsay BurGR at Planet Hollywood

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 May 2013
We weren't even hungry when we arrived at Gordon Ramsay BurGR inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, however duty called and tasked us with completing Gordon Ramsay's Las Vegas Trifecta. We found Gordon Ramsay...

Tagged: dining   gordon ramsay   burgers   burgr   planet hollywood   reviews   vegaseats   


New Feature Posted: Mike E Stays at South Point LOL

Posted by Chuckmonster on 24 Apr 2013
Just a quick note to those tuned into the RSS and or Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article, Mike E's review of....... South Point. Yes folks, VT's sexpert on all things delicious spent...

Tagged: reviews   south point   delicious   


Introducing The New Suites At Bellagio

Posted by JohnH on 28 Feb 2013
File these beauties under the "Still Wish Steve Owned the Place" and "Yowza" folders. Following a year-long, top to bottom renovation of Bellagio's standard room product, MGM's pattern-happy, psychedelic green and blue-loving design teams have...

Tagged: bellagio   renovations   suites   penthouse   reviews   


New Feature Posted: LVH - The VT Review

Posted by Chuckmonster on 5 Dec 2012
Just a quick note to those tuned into RSS and Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article, a review of the LVH. I spent two days at LVH during VIMFP weekend and was incredibly...

Tagged: features   lvh   reviews   


VegasEats: Javier's at ARIA

Posted by Blackjacker1979 on 3 Dec 2012
While preparing for the madness that was to be this year's VIMFP festivities (Gin is a cruel mistress. And so are you, Vodka.) the one and only Misnomer and myself decided that we had a...

Tagged: vegaseats   javiers   aria   misnomer   dining   reviews   


HuffPo Savages ARIA

Posted by Chuckmonster on 26 Nov 2012
With the New York Times' recent pillaging of Flavortown dripping fresh blood from the viral eyes of the internet, Huffington Post scribe James Marshall Crotty has thrown his hat into the vitriolympics with his review...

Tagged: aria   reviews   


New Feature Posted: Flamingo Fab Rooms The VT Review 2012

Posted by Chuckmonster on 13 Sep 2012
Just a quick note to those tuned into RSS and or Twitter feeds that we've posted a new feature article, a review of the new(ish) Flamingo Fab Rooms. Check it out in all its frightening glory...

Tagged: flamingo   fab rooms   hotel reviews   deferred maintenance   housekeeping   occupy   loveman   


New Feature Posted: Caesars Palace Octavius Tower - The VT Review 2012

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Aug 2012
Just a note to those tuned into the RSS or Twitter feeds that we've posted a new review, Blackjacker1979's amazingly detailed review of Caesars' latest erection - The Octavius Tower! This is yet another incredible review...

Tagged: caesars palace   hotel review   octavius tower   loveman   


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