Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Your guide to dining in Chinatown

Leave it to Las Vegas to build a strip mall, call it “Chinatown” and wait for the community to catch up. But catch up it has. There are now approximately 60 restaurants along this three-mile stretch of West Spring Mountain Road, and even if no distinctly Chinese........ Your guide to dining in Chinatown: Chinatown can be an intimidating place. But with John Curtas as your guide, it’s time to dive in.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Best Chinatown restaurants in Vegas according to Thrillist

You already know about the best steakhousesbrunches, and even more steakhouses in Las Vegas. But do you know about the best restaurants in Las Vegas' Chinatown? Did you even know Vegas had a Chinatown? Well, now you do, thanks to our list of the 12 best eateries on what, until now, you've probably been calling that stretch of Spring Mountain Rd between the ........ read more

Monday, August 18, 2014

Celebrate the Year of the Ram in Las Vegas Feb. 20 - 21, 2015

4th Annual Chinese New Year in the Desert/Las Vegas Spring Festival to be held at a New Venue! 

LAS VEGAS – August 18, 2014 – The LINQ Promenade, the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and Golden Catalyst are proud to announce that for the first time in 4 years, the Annual Chinese New Year in the Desert/Las Vegas Spring Festival will be held at a new venue.

Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays and is known as "Spring Festival" in China, “Tet New Year” in Vietnam and “Seol-lal” in Korea.

On February 20-21, 2015, The LINQ Promenade, Las Vegas’ newest open-air shopping, dining, and entertainment destination, & home of the High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel plays host to the 4th installment of what Forbes Magazine has called “one of the top 8 places in the United States to celebrate Chinese New Year.”

“CNY in the Desert/Las Vegas Spring Festival has grown by leaps and bounds every year and we are thrilled to invite the public to join us in 2015,”said Jon Gray, Vice-President and General Manager of The LINQ Promenade.

“Chinese New Year gives Las Vegas and its visitors the opportunity to honor and celebrate Chinese heritage in a vibrant and exciting way,” said Michael Goldsmith, Vice President of International Marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority. “The numerous events and festivities hosted throughout the week illustrate Las Vegas is the premiere destination to celebrate this special occasion."

“Since our first year in 2012, the response from our local, national, and global communities has been unbelievable and we are grateful for their support!” said Jan-Ie Low of Golden Catalyst. “Our goals are two-fold: to celebrate all the very best of Chinese New Year traditions; and because this is Las Vegas, where everything is bigger & better, to provide a venue for new and dynamic offerings. We invite all potential sponsors, vendors/exhibitors, & performers with a compelling message to contact us and be a part of what will be the best celebration yet.”

About The LINQ Promenade & High Roller
Caesars Entertainment is redefining the iconic Las Vegas skyline with The LINQ Promenade, an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district, anchored by the world’s tallest observation wheel, the Las Vegas High Roller. Located at the heart of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, The LINQ Promenade features more than 30 unique retail, dining and entertainment venues and plays host to a variety of special events, festivals and more. Topping out at 550 feet, the High Roller observation wheel is the focal point of the unique urban entertainment district. The wheel’s 28 glass-enclosed cabins feature an interactive experience including video and music that fade away to unveil spectacular views of the famed resort city in the 30 minutes it takes to complete one full revolution. Each cabin accommodates up to 40 people. Cabins are available for individual or group experiences. For more information, visit

Jan-Ie Low, Golden Catalyst, LLC.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Chicago's 'Mayor of Chinatown' bringing restaurant to Palms

Chicago continues its invasion of Las Vegas with another restaurant from the Windy City. 

Lao Sze Chuan, an authentic Chinese Chinese Sze Chuan restaurant owned by renowned Chicago chef Tony Hu, is scheduled to open in late August at the Palms hotel-casino.

Lao Sze Chuan will offer a robust menu featuring popular Mandarin, Cantonese, Hunan and Shanghai dishes made especially for the ........ read more

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Miss Asian Las Vegas 2014 Media Launch Party

The Miss Asian Las Vegas organization will hold its 2014 Media Kick Off Party at Morel's French Steakhouse inside the beautiful Palazzo Hotel & Casino. 

A MUST-ATTEND event for those that want to get involved with the Asian community, meet the beautiful new 2014 delegates, and to explore and understand the various Asian media outlets in Las Vegas. Paid Attendees automatically get one free raffle ticket for our raffle prizes as well as food tastings served by Morel's French Steakhouse. 

$20 at the Door 

7:00pm Reception

7:30pm Emcee Joey Galon starts Introduction of New Delegates

8:15pm Media's choice photos

8:45pm Raffle Drawing by current Miss Asian Las Vegas Catherine Ho & Miss Chinese Las Vegas Elisa Chan

The Las Vegas Sands recently announced their partnership with the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Organization for hosting the pageant on September 28, 2014 inside the Palazzo Theatre. At the same time, the Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant will also be held during the World's Largest Baccarat tournament inside the Palazzo Hotel & Casino.

All four divisions are included in this years Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant including Miss, Teen, Ms. & Mrs.


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Not unless you are in the bar area

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Miss Asian Las Vegas, Catherine Ho is the 1st Princess in the Miss Asian Global pageant.

Congratulations to Catherine Ho, reigning Miss Asian Las Vegas for becoming Miss Asian Global Princess!