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Get acquainted with Lally’s Belizean stew chicken

Palm trees aside, the dusty Las Vegas Valley is basically the geographic reverse of the shining Caribbean Sea. Nevertheless, many dining establishments here serve specializeds from that balmy basin– think Cuban ropa vieja, Jamaican meat patties and Puerto Rican mofongo. At Lally’s Island Soul Cafe in North Las Vegas, include an extra tropical meal to the list: Belizean stew chicken ($9). It’s a national classic that belongs to a local custom of simmered poultry entrées.

“Throughout the Caribbean, they have actually got stew chicken. Jamaicans do a brown stew chicken; Trinidadians do curry chicken. [They’re] cooked the very same method, they simply use various spices,” Lawrence “Lally” Nunez, namesake owner of the two-year-old restaurant inside Siegel Slots & & Suites, explains concerning the variation from his house nation of Belize.

As served by Nunez, who first transferred to Southern Nevada in the 1990s as a field engineer on Interstate 215, Belizean stew chicken gets here as hunks of bone-in bird slow-cooked in a sauce based upon achiote, a reddish-orange spice common in dishes from the Yucatán Peninsula. Blended with an aromatic mirepoix of celery and onion and green herbs like oregano, cilantro and culantro, the ground achiote provides an earthy, a little peppery tang to the tender poultry.

The sauce-lacquered meat is served with a mound of black beans and rice, in addition to fried plantains and a scoop of mayo-based potato salad. It’s a major plate, served daily from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. For a Caribbean-appropriate beverage, ask for a stylish ginger beer, then complement your fricasseed experience with a sweet piece of Secret Lime pie.

Lally’s Island Soul Coffee shop 5011 E. Craig Roadway, 702-643-6005. 24/7.

Weekend Rewind: Jennifer Lopez wraps it up, Shaq slings chicken and more


Ethan Miller/Getty Images Jennifer Lopez during her last program at World Hollywood.

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018|2 a.m.

Las Vegas, we made it through The Monday. Now the show goes on, as it constantly does, thanks to you. Let’s do this.

Jennifer Lopez went for it for her finale at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater Saturday night, but then again, she went for it every night during her two-year residency. She was signed up with onstage by Ja Guideline for “I’m Genuine,” their hit partnership from 2001, and by LL Cool J for “All I Have,” the 2002 track that sampled 1981 hit “Really Unique” and also worked as an appropriate name for J.Lo’s residency show. The vocalist, dancer, actress and producer likewise had 2 smaller, really special visitors: her 10-year-old twins Max and Emme, who got their mommy all teary-eyed while she sang “I Hope You Dance.” Among the stars in the audience: Sean “Diddy” Combs, red hot comedian Tiffany Haddish, Kobe and Vanessa Bryant, Vanessa Hudgens, design Ashley Graham and existing Chippendales guest star Tyson Beckford. The program set an all-time one-night ticket revenue record amongst Las Vegas residency programs of $1.43 million according to Caesars Entertainment, and the afterparty was held at MR CHOW at Caesars Palace.

On Sunday night in San Cristobal De La Laguna in the Canary Islands, two other Las Vegas resident stars won big. Las Vegas Aces A’ja Wilson and Kelsey Plum grabbed gold medals as the United States beat Australia to win the 3rd straight FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup.

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Courtesy Facebook See Shaq understands chicken?” Big Chicken Shaq,” a new eight-episode reality show following basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal as he satisfies a lifelong dream of opening a chicken dining establishment in Las Vegas (!) will debut on Facebook Watch on Thursday, October 6. You can win a seat at Shaq’s table for the opening of the restaurant near the Hard Rock Hotel by uploading a video to the Official Big Chicken Shaw Facebook Group.

Scott Evil, aka star and comic Seth Green, became the latest superstar to check out “Opium” at the Cosmopolitan on Saturday night. I’m thinking he delighted in the exhilarating acrobatic act with the fantastic, small dog who puts Mr. Bigglesworth to shame.

The longest running show on the Strip is changing it up next week. “Legends in Performance” will reveal brand-new homages to Elvis Presley, George Michael, Bruno Mars and Donna Summer in its October 8 performance at the Flamingo’s Donny and Marie Showroom. “Hot Stuff” certainly, continuing through November 18.

A fast and tasty off-Strip upgrade: The Bend, a 14-acre workplace and retail space at West Sunset and Durango, just recently announced four occupants that will sign up with the planned Galaxy Theatres at the brand-new southwest development. The Great Greek, Sola Salons, Mothership Coffee and Shang Artisan Noodles are on the way, with groundbreaking later this year and a planned opening in fall 2019.

Chinatown’s Hashi specializes in chicken ramen

It was the seared swine that did it. I became infatuated with Chinatown’s Ramen Hashi the very first time I walked into the sparsely embellished Spring Mountain storage facility area. One could argue the aroma of torched chashu– braised pork tummy discovered as a normal accoutrement to ramen– is basically the only accessory the space requires. That alone deserves the rate of admission.

However there’s a lot more to Hashi, which really specializes in chicken ramen, a dish not nearly as common around the Valley as the pork-based tonkotsu. In fact, the menu centers around a trio of chicken ramen variations: shio, shoyu and tori paitan. (And yes, I understand there’s a chashu rice bowl. I have not attempted it, due to the fact that doing so would break among my primary dining guidelines: If there’s a dish in a restaurant’s name, order it. It’s not called Chashu Bowl Hashi.)

Shio and shoyu are broth-based– with salt and soy sauce infusions, respectively– with the latter described as white broth due to its cloudiness. In truth, it’s a complex, hearty concoction that obtains its robust flavor from chicken fat and marrow during a 12-hour preparation. The time took into the soup appears.

The tori paitan ($10) is my preferred, a hauntingly good meal. All the chicken alternatives are served with the aforementioned, chopstick-tender chashu, brilliant orange-yolked tamago, bamboo shoots and green onions. I like including black sesame oil and nori to my tori paitan for $1 each, and while I likewise have actually ordered extra chashu ($3) on occasion, it’s not really needed.

Like the remainder of the ramen parts, Hashi’s thin noodles are also made in-house. Prepared for a minute-fifteen flat, they regularly attain the subtle balance of chewiness and firmness, durable enough to weather the hot broth yet tender enough for simple eating. Like everything else in the meal, they’re spot-on.

Ramen Hashi 5808 Spring Mountain Roadway # 109, 702-202-1238. Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday & & Sunday, noon-10 p.m.

Metro examines video of chicken abuse at east-valley house

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017|5:30 p.m.

City Authorities stated they are checking out an internet video that was posted Sunday of a male violently killing a chicken by swinging it by its neck at a houseparty.

The occurrence apparently occurred at an east-valley residence, and cops stated the animal ruthlessness department is looking into the video, which had 1,700 Facebook views as of 4 p.m. Monday.

According to Nevada animal cruelty laws, “it is illegal to torture or unjustifiably impair, mutilate or eliminate any feline or any canine or any animal kept for friendship or satisfaction, whether belonging to the individual or to another. With regard to all animals consisting of pets, it is a criminal offense in Nevada either to overdrive, overload, abuse, cruelly beat or unjustifiably injure, incapacitate, mutilate or kill an animal, whether coming from the defendant or to another.”

The law also specifies that if the act is devoted willfully and maliciously, it is a classification D felony bring one to 4 years in prison and as much as $5,000 in fines.

Dining establishments offering deals on National Chicken Wing Day

A vigil was held Thursday after a four-year-old boy died, his mother suffered crucial stab wounds, and the suspect, his father, passed away after a murder-suicide in southwest Las Vegas Wednesday.

More > A vigil was held Thursday after a four-year-old young boy passed away, his mother suffered crucial stab injuries, and the suspect, his father, died after a murder-suicide in southwest Las Vegas Wednesday.

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Couple accused of assault over cold chicken order in custody


A screen grab from a YouTube video shows an attack on a food stand owner and her daughter.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017|7:36 p.m.

PEMBROKE, Ga.– A couple accused of attacking a female and her child because they were served cold chicken at a Georgia food stand has actually surrendered.

Baxley Cops told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Nathaniel and Latasha Smith turned themselves in Wednesday. Authorities state the Smiths face worsened assault charges following the June 22 attack captured on monitoring video in Baxley, a southeast Georgia town.

Authorities state the couple assaulted Qwik Chick food stand owner Jeanette Norris and her 15-year-old daughter because of the part size and temperature of their order. Norris reimbursed their loan and told them she had actually called cops. Police say that’s when Latasha Smith punched Norris, breaking her nose. They include surveillance video shows Nathaniel Smith punching the teenager.

It wasn’t instantly understood if either one has an attorney.

2 men sought in break-in of customer at chicken restaurant


CITY AUTHORITIES This man is desired in a robbery at Raising Walking cane’s in

Tuesday, May 2, 2017|6:18 p.m.

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Metro Authorities are asking for the general public’s aid in recognizing two suspects they stated assaulted and robbed a Raising Walking stick’s client in March near Flamingo Road and Maryland Parkway.

Officers were called about 10 p.m. March 26 to the dining establishment in the 1000 block of East Flamingo, dispatch logs show.

The suspects were being in the dining establishment and began an argument with the victim, who ‘d just paid for his food, police stated.

Throughout the argument, a male pushed the victim to the floor, and the other suspect got on top of him and took loan from his pocket, authorities stated.

The suspect who allegedly pressed the victim is referred to as a Hispanic guy in a blue track coat. The assaulting suspect was described as a black man who used a Nike cap and a gray and denim hooded jacket, police said.

Anyone with info is asked to call Metro at 702-828-8242. To remain anonymous, contact Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or crimestoppersofnv.com.

Now open: Video game bar, Starbucks and chicken galore

Las Vegas acknowledges history with a popular coffee chain, go back to “old school” with the opening of a mom-and-pop store, and wants to the future with a bar-arcade.

Plus: A fast-casual restaurant with a concentrate on quality service.

Hi there Scores Bar-Arcade|4785 Blue Diamond Road

Opening up a second location in the southwest valley this fall, Hi Scores incorporates food and pc gaming to develop an unique experience for visitors.

“We are delighted to bring Hi there Ratings to this end of the Las Vegas Valley and to become a part of the neighborhood,” General Manager Leif Marwede stated.

The bar-arcade will certainly feature an energetic arcade area along with a selection of 32 craft beers.

Councilman Ricki Barlow joined the City of Las Vegas and real estate partners June 24 to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new Starbucks at Enterprise Park.


The historic West Las Vegas will certainly be the home of a brand-new Starbucks area.

The Starbucks will certainly be located at the northwest corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Mt. Mariah Drive.

PDQ|3010 W. Sahara Ave.

The fast-casual restaurant devoted to serving fresh, hand-battered chicken tenders, made-to-order sandwiches and fresh salads will certainly open a 2nd area at 3010 W. Sahara Ave. in July.

Based in Tampa, PDQ stands for People Devoted to Quality.

Tups’ Specialized Sandwich Shop|2381 East Windmill Lane, Suite # 24, Las Vegas.

This mom-and-pop shop is providing fresh fruit and vegetables and quality meats with the opening of its location in the southeast part of the valley.

Visitors have the alternative of purchasing innovative paninis and tasty soups, in addition to quality sandwiches. The store likewise contributes a portion of each dish to local charities like Three Square.

Open: Monday thru Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.