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Las Vegas Dining Experts Sum Up the 2019 Restaurant Scene in One Word

A super simple look at what defined the local food scene this year

The fisherman stew with mixed shellfish, and cous cous in a lobster broth at La Strega.
The fisherman stew with mixed shellfish, and cous cous in a lobster broth at La Strega.
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Following an Eater tradition, we asked a group of restaurant critics, journalists, bloggers, and friends of the site to weigh in on the year in food. Their answers to the annual Year in Eater survey will be revealed in several posts. Next up, the dining experts sum up the 2019 restaurant world in one word.

Andy Wang, contributor, Food & Wine: Off-Strip

Krista Diamond, Eater Vegas contributor: Creative

Rob Kachelriess, Las Vegas writer, Thrillist: Italian. (So much Italian right now.)

Philip Tzeng, food blogger LasVegasFill: Instagram

Scott Roeben, Vital Vegas: Orgasmic

Melanie Lee, Eater Vegas Instagram manager: Ever-changing

Bob Barnes, Las Vegas writer for Gayot, editorial director and writer for The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional, and copy editor and writer for Vegas Beer Quest: Culinary diversity

Susan Stapleton, editor of Eater Vegas: Cautious

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All Coverage of the Year in Eater [ELV]

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