Thanksgiving is a wonderful excuse, to over indulge in just about everything. I truly believe that we should be thankful all year long, and not just on one day. People should make the effort to see their family and friends more often. Call me crazy, but I enjoy that warm and fuzzy feeling of good company and great food. This year, I spent this Thanksgiving with my husband and one of our friends in Las Vegas.
Thursday AM: We started off the day with morning bike to have brunch at Le Grande Orange. Both of us had the Classic Commuter Sandwich.
Thursday PM: We started off with a dinner at Switch at The Wynn Encore Hotel, then ended up hanging out at Tryst.
The following night we had dinner at Valentino at The Venetian Hotel, then went to see Le Reve at The Wynn Encore Hotel. During the daytime, my husband and I walked the strip over to Bellagio, to enjoy a hearty fare at Noodles, inside the Bellagio Hotel. On the final night before our flight back to LA, we dined at Sushi Samba at the Palazzo, and squeezed in some time at the Black Jack tables & penny slots.
$1700 later, some cute pictures, and lots of great memories, we’re now back home. Do enjoy some of my random photos from the trip.
We had the most awesome trip to Vegas over the weekend. Celebrated both Chinese New Year & Valentine’s Day @ the Palazzo.
I played blackjack, dined at Noodles (Bellagio)/Lavo (Palazzo), walked the strip, and also had a chance to just relax and catch the Olympics on TV.
Funniest moment of the entire trip: When we were at the blackjack table, we heard another guy scream out of excitement. He said, “omg, I just almost crapped in my pants”! Hahhaha, I guess he won big. We turned around and looked at him, and he said to us, “i’m serious, i almost did”. Hhahahah
Best thing I ate: Noodle soup w/poached chicken (Noodles Restaurant @ Bellagio)
Best hand @ blackjack: Dealer was showing a 6, I had 15. I hit and pulled a 6 and got 21! F*ck their rule book!
JP flew straight from Japan, and swung by Vegas to spend the weekend with me. He even brought back some gifts for me. It was super thoughtful of him, since he brought back all of my favorites. Looky!
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I’ve always known that it gets freakin chilly in Vegas, but snow?!?
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Looking at this pic, reminds me that another fabulous year has gone by. This was New Year’s day in Vegas. I know, it’s a bit late, but better now than never! It’s old to me, new to you. So there!
This burger puts Carl’s Jr. to shame! At the Wynn hotel in Las Vegas, you shell out extra dough for the games, rooms, and entertainment. Why not indulge in this super dooper burger for only $24.99! It’s like the instant heart attack burger.