Tag Archives: Clark County

The Las Vegas Springs Preserve

Viewing The Mojave In A Petri Dish

The Las Vegas Springs Preserve blooms in the heart of the city

Lift your eyes from the Vegas Strip and behold the Mojave Desert: it wraps Sin City in a cowl of austerity, emanates from empty lots downtown, etches the edge of the suburbs with Zen-like clarity. It thrums beneath our feet. But most visitors to Las Vegas never venture into the …more Viewing The Mojave In A Petri Dish

Payard Las Vegas

“P” Is For Pretentious

The worst French food on The Strip?

Mon dieu! Or better yet, Quel horreur! The Payard Patisserie & Bistro at Caesar’s Palace might look French, but the Lamb Shank is about as far from a gigot as Clark County is from the Normandy. Was it pre-cooked and forgotten in a freezer Mid-Atlantic? Did some vampire wander in …more “P” Is For Pretentious