Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Las Vegas, 2nd Edition

Frommer's Irreverent Guide to Las Vegas, 2nd Edition

by Jordan S. Simon

Paperback(2ND)

$12.99

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764565502
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/29/2002
Series: Frommer's Irreverent Guides Series
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 4.40(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION.

NEIGHBORHOOD MAP.

YOU PROBABLY DIDN'T KNOW.

ACCOMMODATIONS.

Winning the Reservations Game.

Is There a Right Address?

THE LOWDOWN.

New-style glitz.

Not to be outdone.

Older money.

Don't know much about history.

Overrated.

Globe-trotting themes.

Globetrotting themes gone haywire.

Campiest themes.

When your chips are down.

Gen-X.

Family-friendly on the Strip.

Family-friendly off the Strip.

Quick getaways.

Taking care of business.

Service with a smile.

Old Vegas.

Better than you'd expect.

Where to escape the madness.

Where to tie the knot.

Cool pools.

For the body beautiful.

Heavy lobbying.

Handsomest guest room décor.

Art-ful hotels.

Obsessively detailed.

Suite deals.

THE INDEX.

An A to Z list of places to stay, with vital statistics.

MAPS.

Las Vegas Accommodations.

DINING.

Only in Las Vegas.

What it Will Cost.

When to Eat.

How to Dress.

Getting the Right Table.

THE LOWDOWN.

Where to go when you hit the jackpot.

Most beautiful clientele.

Overrated.

Most creative menus.

Where the Rat Pack might hang out.

Close encounters of the romantic kind.

Where to impress clients.

Frozen in the '50s.

Buffet all the way.

Bargain buffets.

The brunch bunch.

Incredible edible deals.

We never close.

Delish deli.

Chow, bella.

Mambo Italiano.

Service that sparkles.

Decor to the max.

Winning wine lists.

Kidz are us.

Designer Asians.

Authentic Asians.

Fishing around.

Prime beef.

Theme dining: the A list.

Theme dining: the B list.

For Gen-XYZ.

Voulez-vous manger avec moi?

High-falutin' French.

South of the Border.

Southwest sizzle.

Arabian nights and Turkish delights.

THE INDEX.

An A to Z list of restaurants, with vital statistics.

MAPS.

Dining Downtown.

Dining East of the Strip.

Las Vegas Strip Dining.

DIVERSIONS.

Getting Your Bearings.

THE LOWDOWN.

Where the hell am I?

Freebie spectacles.

Best shows for kids.

Thrill rides.

Overrated.

Au naturel.

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my.

Under the sea.

Kids' favorite theme parks.

Theme parks for grownups.

Honeymoon in Vegas.

Neon dreams.

Kidding around.

For high-tech kids.

Kitsch collections.

Show me the cheese: gift shops.

History lessons (why not?).

Thumbs up from the galleries.

Rev your motors.

For your viewing pleasure.

Away from the Strip.

Head for the lake.

Par for the course.

Rockin' it.

Parking it.

THE INDEX.

An A to Z list of diversions, with vital statistics.

MAPS.

Las Vegas Diversions.

CASINOS.

The Rules, and the Odds.

Getting Comped.

THE LOWDOWN.

Friendliest pit staff.

Cheekiest waitress costumes.

For nickel-and-dimers.

Casinos Royale.

Most witty theme.

Old-style flavor.

Over the top (even by Vegas standards).

Don't live up to their billing.

Worth leaving the Strip to see.

High-roller havens.

Best bets.

THE INDEX.

An A to Z list of casinos, with vital statistics

SHOPPING.

Target Zones.

Bargain Hunting.

Hours of Business.

THE LOWDOWN.

Best for kids.

Tackiest tchotchkes.

Souvenirs with panache.

Campier than thou.

For collectors.

Books and record deals.

Retro-fitting.

Haute couture.

Clubbier wear.

To beautify your home.

Forbidden delights.

THE INDEX.

An A to Z list of shops, with vital statistics.

NIGHTLIFE.

Sources.

What it Will Cost.

Liquor laws and drinking hours.

Drugs.

THE LOWDOWN.

Big throbbing dance clubs.

Dancing cheek to chic.

Boogie nights.

Best people-watching.

Drinks with a theme.

Class lounge acts.

Tit-illations.

Where the Rat Pack might hang out.

See-and-be-scenes.

Vintage Vegas.

Love shacks.

Where to get intimate.

Rainbow nights.

Wildest décor.

Rooms with a view.

True brew.

Martini madness.

Cocktail culture.

Country roots.

Sports bars.

For slackers, Goths, and nihilists.

Frat parties.

For twentysomethings.

For thirtysomethings.

For fortysomethings.

Where locals hang out.

Cigars, cigarettes.

The piano man.

Jazzin' it up.

Singing a blues streak.

Where to hear local bands.

THE INDEX.

An A to Z list of nightspots, with vital statistics.

ENTERTAINMENT.

Sources.

Getting Tickets.

THE LOWDOWN.

What money does for the imagination.

And the Liberace award goes to.

The bare necessities.

Presto!

The impressionists.

The crooners.

Off-Broadway babies.

Headlining showrooms.

Music rooms for the hip.

Yukking it up.

Top-priced tickets.

Best values.

Family outings.

Best movers and shakers.

Stadium seating.

Classical moments.

The theatah.

A sporting chance.

Overrated.

THE INDEX.

An A to Z list of venues, with vital statistics.

HOTLINES & OTHER BASICS.

Airports.

Airport transportation to the city.

All-night pharmacies.

Buses.

Car rentals.

Child care.

Climate.

Convention center.

Coupons.

Dentists.

Doctors.

Driving around.

Emergencies.

Events hotline.

Festivals and special events.

Gay and lesbian resources.

Limos.

Newspapers and magazines.

Parking.

Post offices.

Radio and TV stations.

Restrooms.

Taxis.

Ticketing.

Tours.

Travelers with disabilities.

Visitor information.

INDEX.

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