With construction chugging along, Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis reveals some vital menu details for her debut restaurant in Las Vegas: Giada will be serving an "Italian dim sum brunch" on carts.   De Laurentiis tells Food & Wine's Kate Krader that for brunch "servers roll custom-made carts around the dining room" and that brunch...

Here's your first look inside Buddy V's, the first Italian-American restaurant from Cake Boss Buddy Valastro that plans to open Oct. 7 at the Palazzo. Über couple and Valastro partners Elizabeth Blau and Kim Canteenwalla of Honey Salt fame have been busy working on the final touches inside the 11,000-square-foot space inside the former home of Firs...

By Alan Snel The former owner of the Light Group is launching a new group of restaurants called Clique Hospitality, and is building its first restaurant at Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in western Las Vegas.   Andy Masi, with partners Brian Massie and Shane Monaco, is working with international chef Luciano Sautto on the new Italian res...

Con 12 espositori, tutti dell'alessandrino, dal 30 maggio al 2 giugno il Piemonte è tra i protagonisti del Padiglione Italiano del JCK Show di Las Vegas, uno dei più grandi eventi al mondo della gioielleria, cui presenzieranno tutti i principali brand leader del settore del design orafo e della realizzazione di gioielli.   La partecipazione...

by Sarah Feldberg   It's hard to imagine the Las Vegas Strip without its iconic fountains, the dancing waters that front the Bellagio and seem to blast off in nearly ever movie about the city. Now there's a new place to take in that heady view: the Bellagio's Lago restaurant by chef Julian Serrano.   The space formerly home to Circo r...

The Italian lottery operator Gtech is buying slot machine maker International Game Technology for $4.7 billion in cash and stock. Including $1.7 billion in debt, the companies on Wednesday valued the deal at $6.4 billion.   Gtech said last month that it was in talks with the Las Vegas company and IGT said at the time that it was weighin...

Andrea Babbi, sulla promozione ha le idee chiare. Dalla poltrona di comando dell'Enit manda un chiaro messaggio: «Dobbiamo presentare l'Italia non più come una raccolta di regioni e categorie turistiche belle e attraenti ma, piuttosto, come un unico paese, soprattutto agli occhi dei nuovi turisti dei paesi emergenti nel mercato economico mondiale,...

Las Vegas has a habit of reinventing itself time and again to toss out the old and bring in the flashy and new. For the Bellagio, that means a new Italian restaurant from Julian Serrano, the Michelin-starred chef who already serves French fare at the resort's Picasso and tapas at Aria.   Serrano opens Lago, his spin on small plates with a Mi...

Andrea Bocelli ha annunciato sui social network che a fine 2015 tornerà negli Stati Uniti con il suo annuale “December Holiday Tour”.   Il cantante ha svelato le prime tappe della tournée: il 2 dicembre sarà al “US Airways Center” di Phoenix, il 5 al “MGM Grand Garden Arena” di Las Vegas, il 9 al “Madison Square Garden” di New York, il 12 al...

By Heidi Knapp Rinella   Karen Ericson inquired about local Italian bakeries that sell fresh pastries, especially cannoli, and as usual, her fellow Taste of the Town readers came through. Marlene Drozd recommended Montesano's Italian Eateria at 9905 S. Eastern Ave., which she said not only sells cannoli but also fills the shells when...