Travels with Larry Olmsted: Top 10 Classic Las Vegas Restaurants
It’s hard to grow old gracefully in Las Vegas, a city that worships “newness,” where the latest is usually considered the greatest. In other places, when a hotel gets tired or worn around the edges they refurbish it – here they blow it to smithereens, restaurants and all. Barely a century old and still one of the nation’s youngest cities by tourism standards, Vegas has nonetheless amassed an impressive list of long defunct grand hotels, casinos and restaurants.
Surviving in Sin City is tough, which is why the few true Vegas classic eateries that have lasted are so impressive.