Las Vegas

January 14, 2009

Remnants of a Vegasaholic

by Kayoko Akabori

Going through my camera and found some random pics from my trip to Vegas a few weeks ago. The complimentary parmesan that gets carved at your table in the beginning of the meal, at Il Mulino at Caesar’s. The meal was disappointing however. Also at Il Mulino, you get homemade grappa at the end of […]

January 5, 2009

Vegasaholic: L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon

by Kayoko Akabori

In Vegas, every other thing that came out of my mouth was, “Let’s go to Robuchon!” My parents were not so enthusiastic, as they are growing tired of overly rich french cuisine in their old age (ok fine, they’re not that old, but French Laundry totally ruined French food for them). But come on, he’s […]

January 2, 2009

Vegasaholic: Ichiza

by Kayoko Akabori

This little Japanese izakaya was recommended to us by multiple people. It’s located in a neon-lit strip mall in the Chinatown area of Vegas, a good 10 minute cab ride from the Strip. Fully packed with a line out the door by the time we got there at 7:30pm. Luckily, we had a reservation- seriously, […]

January 1, 2009

Vegasaholic: Wynn Buffet

by Kayoko Akabori

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Just got back from 3 nights in Vegas for a very rare family vacation- how old is too old to tag along on trips with our parents?? It’s an odd feeling, at least in my nutty family, where we all revert back to old habits and interactions as though the two children […]