lv food love.

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

it seems as if i was just there, but i found myself in las vegas once again last week. this time i wasn't working, so i was able to dine at some fave spots as well as discover some new ones...

of course, a stop for some frrrozen hot chocolate at serendipity3 was a must.
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remember my first encounter with the slider truck? well this time i FINALLY got to try slidin' thru! ric & all the guys of slidn' thru are amazing. i loved searching for the truck's location, it felt like a treasure hunt :)

go here and vote for them to be a part of the next great food truck race! they're currently 5th, but a spot in the top 3 would be better. and hurry! voting ends this week.

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ric, you are amazing!

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eggplant caprese - grilled eggplant. roma tomato. basil. fresh mozzarella. balsamic reduction = the best.


then a mandatory stop at retro for some cupcake deliciousness.
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another treasure hunt lead to a new discovery, philly's famous italian ices truck! the mango was my fave.
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the fortune cookies at fin were homemade and the best i've ever had.
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nothing like a campfire marshmallow shake from blt burger at 2 o'clock in the morning.
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and my favorite new discovery...max brenner! a friend told me to go here and it did not disappoint. we only went for dessert, so i still have so many things to try..
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the euphoria peanut butter chocolate fudge sundae. deep chocolate peanut butter ice cream, dulce de leche ice cream, caramelized toffee bananas, pure chocolate chunks, milk chocolate sauce & warm peanut butter sauce. garnished with whipped cream & crunchy hazelnut bits = divine.

not pictured: lunch at the bellagio buffet & a stop at jimmy john's.

yes, it's true. while some may go to vegas to party & gamble, i go to eat.
i don't know if its right or wrong, it's just what it is.
now i can't wait for my next trip back :)

7 comments:

ashley said...

oh tawny, my kindred food spirit. :) i love that you're such a foodie!!! case in point: we're going to portland after j+b's wedding, and all i've gotten confirmed is every food stop we're going to make/truck we're gonna track down/and late night spot to get dessert.
any recs in portland?

christine ♪♫ said...

i just stumbled across your blog and i must say i'm so hooked! i notice we share a common love for local eateries, LA county and photography :)

Becca said...

Wow that looks like an amazing array of food there. Such deliciousness!
And I like your photos too!

ilene @ muchloveilly said...

these food trucks seem to be a west coast rage - cuz ive never seen them in chicago. and so cool you went to serendipity - i tried to go to one in NY and the line was over 2 hours long. if i had more time, i would have waited - but everyone said its so worth it!

jennifer ▲ i art u said...

your blog is quickly becoming my lv food guide! thank you for that!!! :)))
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jozen said...

um, vegas and disneyland in one week?? are you trying to make me hate you?? just kidding!!

i LOVE the bellagio buffet!!!

christine ♪♫ said...

your vegas trip looks so much more fun than mine haha, or should i say much more delicious! i'm going to have to try blt and retro bakery next time.

i think i ordered the wrong things at max brenner, because everything i had didn't really WOW me. the burgers were really good though! the chocolate pizza was OKAY- kind of simple for $8. you should try it next time and let me know what you think!

i like your unconventional vegas trip- you know minus all the clubbing crap. haha

 

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