The search for good fried fish seems an eternal one among Review-Journal readers. And so when a reader exulted over the fried fish at Shucks Tavern, I decided it was time for a visit.
Heidi Knapp Rinella is an award-winning journalist with more than 35 years of experience as a writer and editor at newspapers in Ohio, Florida and Nevada, and is the author of seven books. She’s been with the Review-Journal as a feature writer and food critic since October 1999.
There’s plenty of bad barbecue out there, although I wouldn’t say any particular region is to blame. And I also wouldn’t say you’re likely to find any of it at Tucky’s.
Janet Schell wrote recently in search of instant coffee “that tastes like coffee,” adding that it “seems I’ve tried them all, and some don’t even smell like coffee when opened.” And in their customary style, readers came to the rescue.
It’s got beer, music, beer, warm daytime sunshine, beer, soft night-time breezes, beer, beach umbrellas and more beer. The only element of Spring Break missing from the new Beer Park at Paris Las Vegas is the beach.
7-Eleven is offering $1.50 Slurpees to anyone who brings in their own cup between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
We’ve had more than our share of “garlic” edamame over the years, and what every version had in common was that the garlic flavor was way, way too mild — sometimes to the point of being undetectable.
Tickets are on sale for the 42nd annual UNLVino, set for April 14 to 16.
When Wendy Bailey emailed a few weeks ago in search of Kraft Roka Blue and Old English cheeses for making a family favorite cheese ball, she promised to share the recipe if Taste of the Town readers came through.
I remember, not too many years ago, when the concept of seafood in the desert was a punch line complete with rim shot.
We knew we were in trouble when our server at F. Pigalle said the red wine was burgundy — which, we felt sure, wasn’t Burgundy, mainly because it’s all-you-can-drink, included with dinner, and therefore probably arrives in tanker trucks.
I’ve seen it happen many times over the years: A food item that has fallen out of favor will begin to disappear from supermarket shelves to make space for things that are newer and more novel.