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Semi-Live TR: April 23-26

Discussion in 'Vegas Trip Reports' started by dannyocean, Apr 23, 2015.

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  1. dannyocean

    dannyocean High-Roller

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    My Trip Report

    I'll post as time - and Mrs. Ocean - allow. Penthouse suite at Vdara. Vegas Uncork'd Grand Tasting Friday and Hell's Kitchen dinner at Geezers with Gordon Ramsay on Saturday. Lot of spa time. Pool time. Chada Thai. Lotus of Siam. Bouchon. Usual haunts.

    We've started out raising the stakes!
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  2. Hobofrank

    Hobofrank Prime Minister of Idiocracy

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    Cool, ive stayed at the hospitality suite before but not the penthouses
     
  3. dannyocean

    dannyocean High-Roller

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    I'll post pics!

    If there is anything worse than United's slim-line seats ... Man. Butt falling asleep already. And we haven't taken off. Pitch seems more reduced than 30 inches.
     
  4. Kdiamond

    Kdiamond Low-Roller

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    Fine way to start a trip! Stinks about the seats though...but at least you're going to Vegas!!!
     
  5. parti_73

    parti_73 Low-Roller

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    enjoy! looks like a good start so far!
     
  6. Tbone3336

    Tbone3336 VIP Whale

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    Looking forward to following along Danny! Hope you have a great trip with lots of luck! Thanks for taking us along!
     
  7. Ty

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    Looking forward to pics!
     
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    Good luck Danny. Here's to a successful trip!
    I hate that sardine situation.
     
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    StingerHook Low-Roller

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    Looking forward to following along - hope you & Mrs. Ocean have an awesome trip!
     
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    Have a great trip!
     
  11. dannyocean

    dannyocean High-Roller

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    Penthouse suite at Vdara is really nice. Some hiccups at checkin and with customer service to start ... folks seem a little surly around here right now. But a great lunch at Jaleo and a gorgeous day in the desert. Here's hoping to a positive start at the tables before dinner at Chada tonight!

    Pics forthcoming.
     
  12. dannyocean

    dannyocean High-Roller

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    Thanks for the well wishes!

    Killer Lunch at Jaleo:
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    Views aren't bad up here:
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  13. spicole

    spicole Low-Roller

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    Great start. Good luck this weekend!
     
  14. Crazycrue

    Crazycrue Low-Roller

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    Can't wait for more Vegas porn. Awesome start to a fabulous Vegas trip.
     
  15. Jordan

    Jordan Caveman

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    Great start.....GL
     
  16. Jstaylor9090

    Jstaylor9090 Tourist

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    awesome pics! was reading reviews about Jaleo earlier and seems like a place I need to visit
     
  17. dannyocean

    dannyocean High-Roller

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    Jaleo is a great spot. Well worth a visit.

    Made our way up the Strip tonight and hit Vice Versa, which is a very smartly done renovation of the bar at Vdara. Then to Hyde at Bellagio for happy hour. We had a waitress in training, which was a little awkward, but was just fine. Drinks are excellent there. Views of the fountains are great. Then made our way up to Bouchon and had a couple corpse revivers, which took enough out of us to not make it to Wynn before dinner.

    Dinner at Chada Thai, which is just a spectacularly good restaurant. Pics to come after. But a great night. Early to bed tonight. No time at the tables. Hitting it hard tomorrow.
     
  18. dannyocean

    dannyocean High-Roller

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    Vice Versa is a solid upgrade at Vdara.

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    Hyde has pretty decent views ;)

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    My favorite. Bouchon's Corpse Reviver #2. Will be breakfast tomorrow.

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    If you don't have Chada? You're missing out.

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    Crispy duck panaang.

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    Calling it an early night. We usually do night one. Gets us in shape for the weekend. But love this view. Hats off to the Luxor light.
     
  19. bwatson23

    bwatson23 Low-Roller

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    Excellent report so far!

    Looks like the potential hockey arena behind NYNY there is moving along well. Thanks for sharing!
     
  20. Michelle

    Michelle Low-Roller

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    Finally! Your turn! Wonderful report, great pics! That Mrs. is one lucky gal!
     
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