Author: Stacey Gualandi

Make Room for Mushrooms at Saffron, The Vegetarian Eatery

In a recent interview, singer Katy Perry name-checked a mushroom documentary called Fantastic Fungi, a film that takes you on a “journey into the magical world beneath our feet, an underground network that can heal and save our planet.” So, naturally, I tuned in (because Katy Perry), and now I’m hooked-on-fungi. Which brings me to Saffron, The Vegetarian […]

CARVERSTEAK: On The Cutting Edge

Luxury Steakhouse at Resorts World Las Vegas With a bottle of Champagne and the ceremonial swipe of a saber, actress Kate Beckinsale officially christened Carversteak, the brand-new restaurant inside Resorts World Las Vegas. Also looking sharp on the VIP grand opening red carpet were special guests Paris Jackson, Courtney Mazzo Lopez and her husband, self-described […]

Palace Intrigue

If “live like royalty” is on your 2022 wish list, then a visit to the Palaces at Crockfords Las Vegas is your answer. Crockfords is the ultra-luxe, high-end hotel inside Resorts World—the first resort to be built on the Las Vegas Strip in over a decade—and the Palaces are as grand as it gets. This world-class “resort-within-a-resort” has ushered in a new era of […]


Finding peace in a pandemic with a plan, a pen, and my palate. There was nothing more relaxing and soul-replenishing than my recent road trip to the heart of California’s wine country—from the palate-pleasing pinot of Paso Robles to the breathtaking beaches of Carmel-by-the-Sea—but the much-needed escape from reality almost didn’t happen. I’d never been […]

Eating Around The World

Without Leaving The Las Vegas Strip: A Delicious Day-To-Night Guide If you’ve ever wanted to do some gastronomic globe-trotting (but don’t have the time or money to actually take a trip) look no further than the Las Vegas Strip. The world-famous boulevard is ripe with wide-ranging restaurants, from Asian alternatives to domestic destinations, so for […]