Saturday Mar 09, 2024

Dine Drink Vegas Podcast Episode 24 The Spherical Armadillo

Only in Las Vegas are baseball stadiums inspired by spherical armadillos, so thanks John Fisher! In Episode 24 we talk about the new stadium for the Las Vegas As, our favorite ways to get to Las Vegas, good news out of Lake Mead, and reports on our upcoming trips this week. As always, we bring you the Drink of the Day. Come travel with us!

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Episode 24- The Spherical Armadillo

Drink of the Day - The Between The Sheets (a twist on the Side Car- “Conventional belief credits the cocktail to Harry’s New York Bar in Paris, where acclaimed bartender and author Harry MacElhone, supposedly created it in the 1920s

1 ounce cognac

  • 1 ounce light rum
    1 ounce triple sec
  • 1/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed

Shaken and strained- garnish with (flamed) orange peel

Feature- Airline battle Southwest versus American

Bill’s pick (American Airlines)

  • Boarding process at the Vegas airport– Bill hates how cramped the Southwest gates are
  • Restaurants and lounges in which to wait
  • You can’t go to the holodeck in economy class
  • My miles get me non-Vegas places I actually want to go

John’s pick (SW) 

  • Price
  • Direct Flights
  • Chase/SW Credit Card points


Vegas News
- Renderings of the A’s stadium design 2.0 hit the interwebs last week. Designer Bjarke Ingles says it’s supposed to look like a “spherical armadillo”

- Jacob from Jacob’s Life In Vegas showed off the revitalized Slots-o-fun at Circus Circus, with new table games, more slot machines, including coin-operated classics, and reopened bar and food options.

-Rumors persist of a possible sale of TI, including, maybe, to the seminoles- some speculate that the volcano may be saved as if the sale happens, the guitar tower will go where TI stands (no real evidence of this, but fun rumor)


- TSA has started self-service screening in Terminal 3. First in the nation. Started March 6.


- Lake Mead is now at a 3 year high

March Trips Previews

- Bill is at Flamingo and FB

-Ryan is at Signature by MGM Grand

- Mon Ami Gabi, Emmitt’s, and something in FB

- Should I upgrade to a suite?

-John @ Linq, upgrade activated
-Meal plans include the Bacchanal, Hofbreau House, and, maybe, a trip to flavortown
- The Sphere
-Stage Door and Eliis Island for gaming
-Will be doing the Royal Pub Crawl on the Promenade


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