Labyrinth of Jareth took up a bit of my time the past couple of weeks…lots of building, organizing, and actual event working. I got to play with power tools and still have all my fingers. *wriggles all 9 of them* Wait, what? However, I’m off to Comic-con tomorrow for more torture fun er something. If you see a frazzled Asian chick running around the Exhibitor Hall floor with a headset on, that’s me! Hopefully, I’ll get in some good eats somewhere in the Gaslamp. *crosses fingers* Anyways, let’s go back a couple of months to Vegas, shall we?
Last October, Husband and I celebrated our 1 year wedding anniversary on the Big Island of Hawaii. We stayed at the Hilton Waikoloa where we promptly got suckered into buying a timeshare with their Grand Vacations Club. Fast forward a few months later, we get a call inviting us to stay at the Las Vegas HGVC on the Strip for a whopping $99 (plus tax & fees) for 3 nights. $99 (plus a few hours listening to some guy try to sell us on an upgrade) for 3 whole nights? Um, okay, sure! We decided to take advantage of this deal during my birthday since it was a major one…the BIG 3-0.
Here piggy piggy piggy…
One of my friends moved there a little over a year ago so we met up with him Friday . . . → Read More
In the Forum Shops (Caesar’s Place) is a well-known steakhouse, BOA.
Saturday night, we and 3 other couples gathered there for a birthday dinner. We had 8:30 reservations and due to the Mayweather-Hatton fight, it was not as busy as I thought it would be.
After we get seated, our waiter comes by with our menus. This waiter, by far, was one of the best I have ever encountered. He knew his wines, had good recommendations, was attentive, polite and just all around fabulous. We start off with a couple of bottles of red wine based on his recommendations for our price range and some appetizers.
Our waiter arranged for us to get a free order of truffle nachos which were potato chips with melted gruyere cheese, diced tomatoes and since I didn’t see truffles, I’m guessing truffle oil was involved. It was mediocre as the chips were . . . → Read More