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Jan. 30, 7:30p. One of the world’s most acclaimed, award-winning composer/songwriters, Bacharach helped define the music of the 20th and...
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Through Jan. 31. Artist Pasha Rafat’s first solo exhibit echoes the work of a group of 20th century artists whose interest lie in real...
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General Tso’s chicken wings at F.A.M.E.
It takes a lot to get me down to the Strip these days, especially for Asian cuisine, given that Spring Mountain overflows with mysterious and intriguing eateries. One dish that’s eluded me: Korean-style chicken wings. Recently, I found my new favorite flavored fowl in the valley inside F.A.M.E. at the Linq, an Asian night market-inspired concept (read: food court with Chinese drum circles). The wings are twice-fried in the traditional Korean dakgangjeong style, creating a crunchy crust, which is then painted with a sweet and savory General Tso sauce. Bursts of tangy orange and sharp ginger surge in every bite, while a red chili kicker reminds you to pace yourself. Beneath that thin candy shell, juicy, tender chicken awaits.
Shroomin’ in Philly at SkinnyFATS
6261 Dean Martin Drive #29, 702-979-9797, skinnyfats.com
The Shroomin’ in Philly is a vegetarian take on Philadelphia’s most famous son, the cheesesteak, substituting sliced portobello mushrooms and feta chunks for chest pain and liquid cholesterol. The mushrooms are skillet-sauteed with onions and peppers, stuffed into a wheat hoagie bun and drizzled with a sweet balsamic glaze. Heaping portions of sizzling veggies overflow with every bite, leaving a meal-sized load of shrapnel on your plate — and no guilt. While this trim alternative will never replace the original, it’s a delicious change of pace that sits much lighter in your stomach.
Pick up your Desert Companion today at one of these Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf or Jamba Juice locations.
Also available at Clark County and Henderson libraries.