We've enlisted comedians, some based here and others who spend their time on the road and come through Vegas, to share their recommendations on great places to dine in Sin City for a feature dubbed Comedian Confidential.
More than likely, you’ve seen Bob Zany on television. After all, he has close to 1,000 national television appearances during his career, including a spot on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, as well as co-starring roles alongside Matt Damon in The Informant and David Spade in Joe Dirt. Zany has worked with The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon for the past 16 years with stand-up spots, co-hosting duties, fund-raising and as vice president on the board of directors. He performs at the Improv at Harrah’s through Saturday night. Here he has some smart aleck responses to some simple questions about Vegas.
How often do you get to Las Vegas?
Four to five weeks a year. In fact, if you add up all the times I’ve performed here, I’ve actually lived there for more than three years.
Do you remember your first trip to Vegas?
Yes. I was five and lost my ass. I miss that donkey.
Do you have any favorite restaurants you like to visit here?
Yes. The ones that comp me.
Do people approach you while you're dining out?
Yes, but it’s followed by, "Can I take your order?" And then, "Can you get your feet off the table?"
What about nightlife? Do you ever go out after a show to unwind?
Only, when I remember to pack my yo-yo, Bay-bee!
What was the first thing that shocked you in Las Vegas?
An electric eel at The Mirage.
What can we expect at your show?
I will tell jokes. And say good night.