Indulgence in Las Vegas

Ohhhhh Vegas. We stopped in Las Vegas to recharge for a few days in a nice hotel on the cheap. Hotels in Vegas are ridiculously inexpensive, and we got a nice room in North Las Vegas for a steal. We spent most of our time lounging by the pool, sleeping in, and watching TV. See a pattern? We were tired travelers. It was really just way to hot to do just about anything else. I don’t recommend Vegas in the summer!

We did head to the strip for the buffet of a lifetime. Generally, I don’t eat at buffets, but this one was worth the exception. The Wicked Spoon at the Cosmopolitan was one hell of a dinner. They put an emphasis on presentation, which is markedly different than many of the other huge buffets in the city. You won’t see any steam trays and slotted spoons here! Dishes like braised short ribs over creamy polenta, fiery mac and cheese, and Korean BBQ made the food stand out. And the dessert – a whole case of gelato, homemade marshmallows, cakes, tarts. All of this in adorable miniatures.

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Continuing on the road to overindulgence, I had my very first In N Out burger in Las Vegas. It was every bit as yummy as the hype made me believe. Delicious! I plan on eating many more before heading back to the east coast.

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Honestly, we were less than inspired about the city, but made the best of it anyway. After seeing some of the best that nature has to offer, it was hard to settle for an overcrowded oasis in the desert.

The whole point was to relax, right? Well, we were more than ready to hit the road again after four nights in Sin City.

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