Dining

A Review of Carbone Restaurant – Aria Resort, Las Vegas

Carbone Inside the Aria Hotel & Casino, 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158 GRADING Overall Score: B Service: A Food: A Atmosphere: A Vegetarian options?: B Recommended?: Yes No matter where you go in Las Vegas, you can find fine dining.  Carbone, within the Aria Resort & Casino, is no exception. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the hotel, this restaurant is reminiscent of Italian American dining from the 1950’s.  The dining room is a beautiful room with booths and tables centered around a spectacular chandelier. Dim lighting and soft music add to…

A Review of Aria Resort & Casino – Las Vegas

  Aria Resort & Casino 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158 GRADING Overall Score: A Staff: A Room: A Amenities: A Recommended?: Yes (highly!) The Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas is a state of the art new building which opened in 2009. With over 4,000 guest rooms, 16 restaurants, a large convention center, 1,800 seat theater (featuring Cirque du Soleil’s rock opera Zarkana) and much more, it’s the newest luxury on the strip. Sculptures, beautiful landscaping, fountains, and walls of thin waterfalls greet you upon entering the lobby…

A Review of Lazy Days Restaurant – Islamorada, FL

  GRADING Overall Score: C Service: C Food: C Atmosphere: B Vegetarian options?: C Recommended?: No (not for a fancy dinner) Lazy Days Restaurant is located on the Overseas Highway in Islamorada, in the Florida Keys.  We chose to dine here mostly because it was within walking distance of our hotel, the Amara Cay Resort…

A Review of J. Alexander’s Restaurant – Plantation, FL

J. Alexander’s Restaurant 8550 W Broward Blvd, Plantation, FL 33324 GRADING Overall Score: A Service: A Food: A Atmosphere: A Vegetarian options?: C (try the veggie burger!) Recommended?: Yes If you have never been to a J. Alexander’s Restaurant before, do yourself a favor and find one! When I was recently in Plantation, Florida, my husband took me here because this is his favorite place to eat when here on business. The restaurant does not take reservations, but they do have “call ahead seating.” I recommend doing so, especially for dinner plans.  This is…