Thursday, September 18, 2014

Yong Kang Street and Dim Sum Arrive at Paris

With a Taiwanese inspiration and a pan-Asian menu, Yong Kang Street Dumpling & Noodle House has finally debuted at the European themed Paris Las Vegas a brisk six months after beingdiscovered.
Claiming they offer the "'First' Dim Sum carts on the Strip," which will come as a surprise to Noodles at the Bellagio, 20 varieties of dim sum will be served in this very open plan restaurant visible to all pedestrians walking along........ read more

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Why China loves Las Vegas

By Ed Komenda Sunday, May 11, 2014 

Las Vegas Sun
They’re buying into Las Vegas like never before.
They’re pumping cash into major resort projects and big stage productions on the Strip and they’re purchasing single-family homes in quiet neighborhoods.
Who are they? Chinese investors. And they’re propelling Las Vegas’ recovery from the recession.
They are quietly helping to bankroll the $415-million SLS Las Vegas, a nightclub-themed resort set to replace the Rat Pack stomping grounds of the Sahara and shake up the struggling north end of the Strip. A quarter of the investment came from foreign bank accounts, mostly in China.
Money from China........ read more

Monday, September 15, 2014

Eater Vegas: Chinatown Archives

"Las Vegas needs more restaurants of this kind," says Michael Uzmann of Japanese Cuisine by Omae, the 12-seater now only serving a seven-course omakase dinner at two seatings.
The only option on the menu is A5 Kobe with an $80 increase in the price and while he says the upcharge isn't worth it, "the difference was notable from the bite I was offered by a table........ read more

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Chinese currency flows Las Vegas Luxury Homes

A flood of Chinese money into the U.S. residential market has local Realtors wondering if Las Vegas will get its share.
“The Chinese are still learning about us,” said Candi Liumai, a top selling Realtor for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties. “I am so very confident about this market.”
Liumai, who immigrated as a child from Guangzhou, which is near Hong Kong, works with Chinese investors, mostly from Hong Kong. The Asian-American grew up in San Francisco and moved to the Las Vegas Valley in 2004.
One of the things she tries to convey to her customers, who purchase homes from $200,000 to $400,000 in Southern Nevada, is the Las Vegas lifestyle.
“I tell them is not just about gambling,” Liumai said. “We have more here than casinos.”
Last weekend about 1,000 Realtors attended the Asian Real Estate Association of America’s conference at the Bellagio. It featured workshops by........ read more

Spotlight Shaanxi: One of the oldest cuisines of China

Las Vegas is blessed with amazing representation of all the diverse cuisines of China. In fact, Las Vegas Chinatown, new restaurants sprout up whats seems like daily. 

One small store front is serving up delicious food from their hometown - Xi'an, one of China oldest cities with documented history Going back 6000 years. Shaanxi Gourmet named after the province (not to be confused with Shanxi, where in China they are spelled the same, just pronounced in a different tone) together with Shandong are perhaps the oldest cuisines of China.

 At Shaanxi Gourmet, you’ll find truly authentic versions of Xi’an specialties that you won’t find in many other places in the United States. One of our best and most popular dishes is the lamb pao mo, a classic braised lamb and noodle combination with tiny cubes of unleavened bread, served with bowls of cilantro, chiles and pickled garlic. 

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Saturday, September 6, 2014

Azure Hosted By Miss Asian Las Vegas

Miss Asian Las Vegas hosts Azure pool

Miss Asian Las Vegas aims to bring all of the Asian communities together, both locally and regionally, through the use of education, entertainment, and cultural awareness. The pageant highlights the wide array of Asian cultures in America and hopes to inspire young women to become future leaders and to be more involved in the community.

"We couldn’t be any more excited to partner with The Palazzo,” said Annie Chang, president of Miss Asian Las Vegas. “The Palazzo’s commitment to both luxury and diversity aligns perfectly with the Asian American community and their commitment will truly inspire our diverse group of delegates on one of the most significant nights of their lives.

Annie Chang with  Elisa Chan 
The 2nd Annual Miss Asian Las Vegas will be held Sunday, September 282014 at the Palazzo in the 1500 seat Palazzo Theater. 
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The pageant tickets are $38.30, $71.30, $104.30

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