Tacos & Tequila

December 12th, 2012 by Erik Chudy

where's my fries?

I hate straying from my always growing burger to-do list, but I was recently out at lunch with some contractors and there happened to be a burger lunch special at the Mexican restaurant we were eating at so I was peer pressured into it. I try to plan my burger meals around my work schedule or where I’ll be during parts of the week, so I figured walking into Tacos & Tequila at the Luxor I’d be able to avoid an unplanned burger and mess up my plans later in the week. Other than the Double Del at Del Taco, I can’t say I’ve had many burgers at Mexican restaurants so I really wasn’t expecting much, but couldn’t say no to the audience at my table that wanted to witness a burger review in the making. Were they able to witness anything decent? continue reading »

Public House (Luxor)

September 24th, 2012 by Erik Chudy

looks a bit plainHow often do two different restaurants open with the same name in the same city? I guess this is a stupid question because I really don’t care about the answer, but it surely creates some confusion. This recently happened with the opening of Public House at the Luxor. Somehow sharing the same name as the expensive but superior Public House at the Venetian, the one at the Luxor opened with minimal fanfare a couple weeks ago. Does it hold up as well as the fancy Gastropub down the street? continue reading »