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People come to Las Vegas to watch amazing shows, eat gourmet meals, and have fun gambling. We want to have conversations with the performers and stage hands who make the great shows possible. We want to showcase the people who prepare and serve those wonderful meals. We want to hear stories from the dealers who make gambling fun. They are the faces of Las Vegas who don’t necessarily get the recognition they deserve. They are the heart and soul of the city and also this podcast. We want to provide a place for them to share their stories so people can get an appreciation for the hard work and dedication it takes to make their Vegas experience memorable.

Faces And Aces: Las Vegas Faces And Aces: Las Vegas

    • Places & Travel
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

People come to Las Vegas to watch amazing shows, eat gourmet meals, and have fun gambling. We want to have conversations with the performers and stage hands who make the great shows possible. We want to showcase the people who prepare and serve those wonderful meals. We want to hear stories from the dealers who make gambling fun. They are the faces of Las Vegas who don’t necessarily get the recognition they deserve. They are the heart and soul of the city and also this podcast. We want to provide a place for them to share their stories so people can get an appreciation for the hard work and dedication it takes to make their Vegas experience memorable.

    S6E74 – Food For Thought

    S6E74 – Food For Thought

    September 7, 2020 – How has the rise of the celebrity chef changed Vegas? My guests Graham from @cheftimony podcast and Lorraine & Louiie from 2 Sharp Chefs and A Microphone podcast join me in a discussion about world famous chefs and local chefs who have made Vegas a food destination. FnA Minute To sign up for Amazon Smile, go to  smile.amazon.com and sign in. You may be prompted to sign up for a charity on that home screen. If not, go to “your account” and select “change your charity” to set up Caridad Inc. from Las Vegas as your charity of choice. For more assistance, here’s the help page on Amazon or you can email me chris[at]facesandaceslv[dot]com. Story Guest: Graham MacLennan twitter: @cheftimony / instagram: @cheftimony / website: cheftimony.com Stuff we talked about: • Gordon Ramsay’s – Hell’s Kitchen at Caesars Palace • Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop • Flock & Fowl – DTLV • Malgal BBQ – Chinatown District Interview Guests: Lorraine Moss & Louiie Victa are 2 Sharp Chefs and a Microphone instagram: @2sharpchefs / youtube link here / website: 2sharpchefs.wordpress.com Stuff we talked about: • Fiesta Fillipina • Brian Howard – Sparrow and Wolf • Dan Krohmer – … Continue reading

    S6E73 – The Secret Ingredient

    S6E73 – The Secret Ingredient

    August 21, 2020 – Looking for great food in Vegas? My guests Graham from @cheftimony podcast and Lorraine & Louiie from 2 Sharp Chefs and A Microphone podcast will tell you where it’s at! FnA Minute To sign up for Amazon Smile, go to  smile.amazon.com and sign in. You may be prompted to sign up for a charity on that home screen. If not, go to “your account” and select “change your charity” to set up Caridad Inc. from Las Vegas as your charity of choice. For more assistance, here’s the help page on Amazon or you can email me chris[at]facesandaceslv[dot]com. Story Guest: Graham MacLennan twitter: @cheftimony / instagram: @cheftimony / website: cheftimony.com Stuff we talked about: • James Trees – Esther’s Kitchen & Ada’s • Thomas Keller – Bouchon Bistro at the Venetian • Jamie Tran – The Black Sheep Interview Guests: Lorraine Moss & Louiie Victa are 2 Sharp Chefs and a Microphone instagram: @2sharpchefs / youtube link here / website: 2sharpchefs.wordpress.com Stuff we talked about: • José Andrés – Bazzaar Meat • Brian Howard – Sparrow and Wolf • Dan Krohmer – Other Mama • Gina Marinelli – La Strega • Khai Vu – District One Kitchen … Continue reading

    S6E72 – Strong Heart And A Nerve of Steel

    S6E72 – Strong Heart And A Nerve of Steel

    Aug 9, 2020 – From ballet dancer in NYC to showgirl in LV, Kelly O has had many exciting jobs in Vegas. On this episode Kelly shares some behind the stage stories and describes what it’s like surviving and thriving as a dancer and entertainer in Vegas. Interview Guest: You can find Kelly O on: youtube: youtube.com/KellyO instagram: @CallMe_Kelly_O twitter : @Kelly_lifeOTB You can find us on twitter and instagram @facesandaceslv

    • 39 min
    S6E71 – #Vegas

    S6E71 – #Vegas

    July 23, 2020 – On this episode we look at how we can use social media to bridge the gap between Vegas trips. FnA Minute To sign up for Amazon Smile, go to  smile.amazon.com and sign in. You may be prompted to sign up for a charity on that home screen. If not, go to “your account” and select “change your charity” to set up Caridad Inc. from Las Vegas as your charity of choice. For more assistance, here’s the help page on Amazon or you can email me chris[at]facesandaceslv[dot]com. Story Guests: @GirlHuckleberry and @vegasfan1970 Interview Guest: Danielle Perea on instagram: @danielleperea & website:danielleperea.com You can find us on twitter and instagram @facesandaceslv

    • 1 hr 7 min
    S6E70 – The New Abnormal

    S6E70 – The New Abnormal

    July 4, 2020 – With summer in full swing and a damn pandemic that just doesn’t know when to leave a party, many are wondering if it’s safe to visit Vegas. On this episode we’re going to give you 3 perspectives that you may want to consider if you have a trip booked. Jake Gallen from The Guest List Podcast talks about the impact of the shutdown on Vegas workers. Gina Palmacci and I discuss our recent meet up with friends in Vegas back in early June and Nurse Cathy Chao talks about what it’s like treating patients with covid-19 and gives tips on how to avoid getting it. The Guest List twitter: @TheGuestListPod The Guest List instagram: @TheGuestListPod The Guest List fb: @TheGuestListPod Jake Gallen twitter: @jakegallen_ Gina’s twitter: @GeeWhirl Cathy Chao’s instagram: @nursechao Cathy Chao’s youtube channel: Nurse Chao You can find us on twitter and instagram @facesandaceslv

    • 1 hr 43 min
    S5E69 – A Fool And His Money

    S5E69 – A Fool And His Money

    April 27, 2020 – A strange thing happened to me in the airport on a recent visit to Vegas. I recount this story and have a fun conversation about Vegas and gambling with Julian and Kelli from Vegas Confessions podcast. Then we dig a little deeper into common scams in Vegas with the expertise of Dub from the iHeartGeek podcast. Vegas Confessions twitter: @vegasconfessionspod iHeartGeek twitter: @iHeartGeekShow Shoutouts Jessie Rae’s BBQ The Venetian The Wynn Stations Casinos   You can find us on twitter and instagram @facesandaceslv

    • 51 min

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Coastalview ,

Great Stories, Well Told

Chris shares great stories from and about Las Vegas. He's a natural host who conects really well with his guests. Faces And Aces is both informative and often laugh-out-loud funny. Highly recommended!

Haus Of Bell ,

Charming and Witty

This show makes me want to get a passport. Great stories, personable hosts, lots of fun to listen to.

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