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See ya, City of Angels - I'm off to Sin City (a SoCal to Vegas Relocation Report)

Discussion in 'Living in Sin (City that is)' started by luck.ofthe.draw, Nov 18, 2021.

  1. Geddy3

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    FYI, Flour and Barley has really good wings.
     
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  2. semicharmed

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    Glad you are doing what you want, more people should do this. I lived in LA for 20+ years and recently moved to Austin. Love it here and should have done this years ago. LA was just getting too expensive and crowded.
    Now I have more money to go back to Vegas more often. Already booked my trip for NYE and back again in Feb
     
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    Congrats on escaping CA!
    The Costco out by Sunset Station was actually $0.50 cheaper a gallon this past September than anywhere else! :woohoo:

    A Cosmo tip for those that drive and park there, if you go down to the 4th level of garage you can usually park right in front of the elevators most days, of course the weekends are different.
     
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  4. luck.ofthe.draw

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    Time for a huge thanks post! (Also good morning)
    Thank you guys!

    TX is still on my list for the future, but I figured a year here can't be bad until housing prices mellow out. They're whack out here too! So frustrating.

    Oh that's incredible! Yaaay hope you are enjoying it!

    I told M, pizza there is always quality. And I like the unique flavors!

    Thank you so much!! I love exploring, never felt at home in my hometown, and lime bouncing around. Always feel like "what else can I see out there?!" and I just love the city of Las Vegas.... it's so gorgeous here.

    Hell yeah! And thank you!
     
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    Congrats on the move. I probably just missed it, but what area are you in?
     
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  6. luck.ofthe.draw

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    Good morning Las Vegas! It's a beautiful crisp fall morning. The fresh start is apparent already, as I drive through town and actually get places.



    I'm in Spring Valley, surrounded by mountains and close to Summerlin. :)
     
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  7. luck.ofthe.draw

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    Picking up steals of deals left and right at Best Buy and Workd Marketttt! It's a great day! :)
     
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  8. luck.ofthe.draw

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    Gorgeous dayyy
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    World Market has a really yummy Pinot Noir called Fog and Light. If you join their rewards program it knocks 5 bucks off the price. They closed the store where my dad lives so he sends me to the store up here when he knows I’m heading home for a visit.
     
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    Hubby’s birthday and our early anniversary trip!
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  10. Johnzimbo

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    The Dillard's at Meadows Mall is a clearance center. High quality stuff and great prices, especially around holidays. Check it out sometime.
     
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  11. annbrown57

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    Congrats on the move! Love the kitties and that you got to hang with McCann again.

    Good luck in your future:beer:

    Ann
     
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  12. luck.ofthe.draw

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    Scored in the shopping department today! More on that.

    Now, we're at Cos and M is all checked into his suite, we're heading to dinnerrrrr
     
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    Ooh dinner. I admit, I was a little skeptical because I love, love, loved Rose.Rabbit.Lie

    But damn Cos, I like what you've done with the place!

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    So you're saying, my cat needs his own painting. Got it. :haha:

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    This was a nice, leisurely meal of about an hour and a half. Plenty of time for conversation and exclamations over the food.

    M got "Here Comes the Sun" which was fucking incredible and so so good. Flavor punch to the mouth, that one.

    I got the Psycho Pop Party and it was good, but not as good as M's. SO good omg.
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    I really like this chair!
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    Cheers to never seeing LA again!
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    We got the chicken parm, polenta, and pesto. Everything was delicious and amazing in itself own way.

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    The polenta has a fresno chili jam that you mix in, and it is fuckin incredible. I'm a sucker for creamy, delectable polenta and I had a good feelin about this. It's also covered in cheeseeeee.
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    When you mix it, it looks delicious:
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    The polenta also played well with the chicken Parm.
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    (Pic doesn't do it justice. They use Mary's Farm chicken, which is incredible, but the sourdough breading and the fresh Mozz was on point. Reminds me of an NYC joint's recipe - but sooo much better: https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/pietros-chicken-parmesan/amp

    Quality of ingredients matters, people! This tomato sauce had the kick in the pants spice, but the consistency of an all-day simmer and then some. Incredible, and probably the best chicken Parm I've had to date.

    I had a super Tuscan with dinner. YUM. Everyone had fantastic shirts! M got several compliments on his getup too, which was cool. :)
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    Our check came in this cool blue box.
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    We also got a riff on the Penicillin courtesy of Bottle'O
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    Absolutely a 9/10, definitely can't wait to go back. I love what they've done with the space, we had incredible service, a fun waiter, and a great show! The juggler at the end was bitchin!
     
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    A little late to the party, but congrats on the move and all the best in you new digs!
     
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    Dinner was fantastic, and I will definitely be back!
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    Did you guys know that the carpet says stuff? Intelligible, coherent sentences? All these years I've just been plowing by, on a mission for food.... damn.
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    Also, we are at the Cosmoooo and a fountain show of "My Heart Will Go Onnnnn" just happened.

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    I dig this view, it's awesome.

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    Hey it's M:
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    Thank you! I'm so happy to be here. :)
     
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    I can't believe the move has already happened! Time goes so fast. Glad the kitties and Mr. Fish made it OK and are settling into their new digs. I'm looking forward to hearing about all of your adventures as a Las Vegan
     
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    Look at you, livin the dream!! I'm so happy for you.

    The kitties will settle and eventually you can beg their forgiveness for any of that nasty change. ;)

    Enjoy every minute of it.
     
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  20. luck.ofthe.draw

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    I can't believe it either, I'm still stuck in March ..... what day is it again?! :kill:
    But yeah, hell, what a crazy-ass week. The move is done, but the boxes remain. So.many.disorganized.boxes. :faint:
     
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