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First time to Vegas - Planning my restaurants!

mcorway | Jul 22, 2008 02:18 PM

I'm a big foodie! Culinary trained as well and to boot I am heading to Las Vegas for the first time on August 29th for 8 days (leaving next Sat the 6th, so that is a travel day doesn't count)

I am so excited because I hear it's just a constant stream of lights and excitement.

I am overwhelmed at how many great restaurants I can get to and plan on it. I'm bringing my girlfriend who isn't too dangerous on trying new things at restaurants but still likes the nice places like I do.

So far we only plan to do the Trek place, Grand Canyon tour on Monday and a Cirque show on Wed (O). I still want to check out Carrot Top's comedy show as well as Copperfield or Penn and Teller plus maybe another Cirque show? So we'll have to work those in I suppose.

Anyways, do you approve of this list?

Friday (we arrive 10am) - Eiffel Tower restaurant. Nice view, good quality food so I hear. Figured the best place to start off. I plan on reserving a window near the Bellagio fountains. We'll probably spend this day just walking the Strip and taking it all in.

Saturday - I'm a bit of a closet Trekkie and since it's closing on the 1st, I have to get to it. So that will be our Saturday plan. I'm staying in the Hilton so it won't be too far. Do the Trek stuff for a couple hours, hit Quark's for some silly mishapen food and crazy drinks. Might need a late night idea for a restaurant or buffet as I hear the Trek stuff only takes a couple hours.

Sunday - Finally a good restaurant! We are going to head up B & B at the Venetian. Nothing major planned. Probably check out a show or two.

Monday - Entire day is devoted to the Grand Canyon bus tour. We leave our hotel at 7am and get back at 9pm. I figure we'll be too tired to wine and dine, so we are thinking about hitting up some local fast food place to get a greasy fix. Any suggestions?

Tuesday - Currently sitting at checking out Okada. We loved vegetable/chicken sushi. I think this place will finally get me to go all out and try raw fish variations. It's the best right?

Wednesday - So far our only busy day planned on the Strip. Reserved Delmonicos for 7pm and the Cirque show 'O' for 10:30pm. Should be great!

Thursday - Spice Market Buffet - We have to at least have one day where we try the famous LV buffets. I figure this gets the most sounding approval.

Friday - Nothing planned, but it is our last night, so any romantic gourmet suggestions? Craftsteak?

Saturday - We leave 1pm!

Others - I plan to get to Bouchon at least once for breakfast, possible more

Recommend me any restaurants, do you think I should change any? Should I take into consideration your favourite show?
We are Canadian, so we don't get to check out a lot of the famous US restaurants that often.

Super excited, cannot wait to go!

So suggestions, suggestions!

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