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Homes Away From Home

Whether one is going to Las Vegas to gamble away savings, see all of the pretty lights and fancy hotels, or get married in the Little White Chapel, there are plenty of options for where to stay. Here's a phone list that'll let those fingers do the walking. For more information on hotels, casinos and services, go to lasvegas.com.

Bellagio: 888.987.6667
Ceasar's Palace: 800.634.6661
Circus Circus: 800.634.3450
Excaliber: 800.937.7777
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: 800.473.7625
Luxor: 800.288.1000
MGM Grand: 888.646.1203
Mandalay Bay: 877.632.7000
Mirage: 800.374.9000
Monte Carlo: 800.311.8999
New York, New York: 800.693.6763
Rio: 800.752.9746
Stardust: 800.634.6754
Treasure Island: 800.944.7444
Venetian: 888.283.6423

Winning Hand

A five-card assortment of high-rolling celebrity-driven eateries.

In the Bellagio, 888.987.6667

Master chef Julian Serrano (formerly of San Francisco's Masa's) was summoned by Steve Wynn to open this French dining room in the Bellagio. Excellent and expensive.

In the Rio, 702.252.7961

Jean Louis Palladin's paean to the viniferous valley has received nearly universal acclaim.

In the Bellagio, 888.987.6667

Michael Mina has exercised his highly praised seafood prowess and recreated his San Franciscan showplace, Aqua, where it's needed most: in the middle of the desert.

In the Hard Rock, 702.693.5091

Another renowned restaurant re-created amid the vast simulacum that is Las Vegas. The freshest sushi, the best noodles, the chicest waitstaff.

Delmonico Steakhouse
In the Venetian, 702.414.3737

New Orleans-style meatery owned by Emeril Lagasse offers excellent food and service.

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From the January 24, 2000 issue of the Metropolitan.

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