First of all, are there any Las Vegas locals on the Southwest board?
Secondly, I ran a search on both of these and didn't find any related posts. Perhaps I searched for the wrong terms?
Anyway, I'm surprised there has been no mention of Go Raw Cafe or Bird N Bones here.
I can only comment on the first and say it's well-worth a visit especially for lunch. The cafe sits on a man-made lake with indoor and outdoor seating. It makes for a very pleasant environment on a sunny afternoon. The food, which is all raw and vegetarian, is the perfect answer to the Las Vegas heat because it is mostly served cold (or room temperature). All of it is 100% fresh, made on site with the highest quality ingredients. Lots of organic choices and inventive dishes. I've had their sampler plates without any disappointment at all. You haven't had a smoothie until you've had one at Go Raw - they come large and hearty with a blend of flavor & textures you can actually chew or sip and savor. My favorite is #16 (Pineapple, Banana, Macadamia, Date, Coconut Water & Flesh) but go with your own preferences. My boyfriend is not into health food and shudders at the word "organic" or vegetarian and he secretly loves this place. So don't be afraid to try it if this is not normally your thing. You'll be hard pressed to find something you don't like. Desserts are also flawless (the selection varies by day - their "cheesecake" is very close to the real thing).
Go Raw Cafe
2910 Lake East Drive, Las Vegas, NV
Open 9AM to 9PM Mon.-Sat
Now, about Bird N Bones, has anyone ventured there at all?
Bird N Bones bills itself as "authentic Texas Pit Barbeque that has made its way to Las Vegas via the Virgin Islands" run by James Beard Star Chef honoree Bill Collins.
Any comments or recommendations on this?
Bird N Bones
3799 East Desert Inn Road
Las Vegas, NV