LAS VEGAS— In a city all about glitz and glam, it's important to stay on the cusp of what's trending. To help you stay in the know of the hottest restaurants in Sin City, here is the Las Vegas Heatmap, May 2015.
THE STRIP— Those waiting for the grand opening of Wahlburgers in The Grand Bazaar Shops shouldn't hold their breaths. Only one of the four restaurant tenants in the shopping center is anticipated to open within the next six months, and it isn't Wahlburgers. To compensate for the lack of dining options, The Grand Bazaar is hosting a semi-permanent food festival with temporary tent vendors starting today. More details on this rather janky solution here.
DOWNTOWN— Life Is Beautiful festival is coming back to Vegas Friday, September 25 through Sunday the 27th. Although the lineup has yet to be announced, early bird tickets are available for purchase starting today. More information here.
WESTSIDE— Tapas by Alex Stratta opened recently with much fanfare. How's the food? Here's a brief summary of Al Mancini's mixed review.