Any first-time visitor in Las Vegas is likely overwhelmed by the sheer number of places to visit. A food lover may already have a list of go-to spots to try, while a newbie fresh off the plane might not come with an agenda. This list gives a little of both, with over-the-top experiences that come with a memory and a story to tell the friends back home. Those who want a deeper dive into the best of everything this city has to offer, beyond just tourist-friendly destinations can check out Eater’s Guide to Las Vegas, Vegas Dining 101, or the Eater 38. For the hottest restaurants of the moment, visit the Eater Vegas Heatmap.