It might be a little clichéd for anyone who has lived and dated in Vegas for a while, but it's a solid go-to.Gold Spike is basically a hipster romper room complete with adult playsets (think giant versions of Jenga, chess, and foosball).The Mandarin Oriental is such a breath of civility in the midst of the chaos of the Strip, and by god, is there anything more civilized than a full tea service?Head to the Tea Lounge on the 23rd floor, with one of the best views of the Las Vegas Strip, for their Classic English Afternoon Tea served daily with seatings around 12pm, 2pm, and 4pm, an experience like no other around for .
Don't let the name fool you: Khoury's Fine Wine & Spirits is actually probably best known as one of Las Vegas's best craft beer stores (and bars), though they most certainly sell wine and spirits, we've heard. Every Wednesday is a new beer tapping event, often celebrating a new special release or entry to the Vegas market, followed by wine tasting events every Thursday.
Try something a little different with Lip Smacking Foodie Tours, walking tours that hit some of the best restaurants in Vegas -- all in one night.
They start at 5 a ticket and go all the way up to an ultra-premium steakhouse tour at 9 per person.
One of the best reasons to visit Downtown, Carson Kitchen might be getting even better than ever under the leadership of new executive chef Scott Simon.
The old favorites are still there -- like the crispy chicken skins and bacon jam -- along with new additions like smoked trout rillette in a jar and rhubarb panna cotta, both fresh and vibrant for a casual summer dinner.