Matthew Parvis is 7-year Las Vegas resident who on top of trying to live like a tourist for Thrillist's Vegas edition, also assumes the role of Head of Content for the world's leading poker media outlet, PokerNews.com.
Articles by Matthew
Sep 17, 2013
7 NON-club places on the Strip you absolutely need to party at
Because sometimes you don't want to drop the equivalent cost of one of those Kia Souls all the cool hamsters drive just to get a table at a Vegas club, we rounded up the best places to party -- from lounges, to bourbon bars, to bar-bars -- that won't make you stand idly in lines, wear shiny shirts, or listen to that Deadmau6 dude.
Sep 3, 2013
Vegas's 10 Summer openings you need to know about
From impressive sushi spots on the strip, to tequila madness downtown, to BBQ that would (almost) satisfy Fred Flintstone, these are the 10 Vegas openings of the Summer you should add to your "devour immediately before something weird happens with Carrot Top" list.
Aug 6, 2013
You should probably attend the Palms' Brazil-themed Midsummer Lingerie Fest
Returning to the Palms on August 17th for another year, Midsummer Lingerie Masquerade will once again urge women to don their lingerie-iest lingerie, plus wings and other stuff, while enjoying all the anonymity provided by wearing a really tiny mask.
Jul 9, 2013
Girls in corsets and an inside-out grilled cheese -- welcome to Rx Boiler Room
Steampunk is chugging into Vegas with the introduction of Rick Moonen's Rx Boiler Room, a restaurant and lounge in Mandalay Bay with 19th-century Victorian decor that seems like it's fused together with modern touches by some awesome mad scientist who drinks a lot -- think chalkboard paint walls, crest-inlaid concrete floors, ornate chandeliers, and gear boxes everywhere -- and features a menu that promises to combine "the alchemy of food & drink", which is less scary than it sounds, and basically means breakthroughs like an inside-out grilled cheese and bacon-wrapped bacon.
Jul 2, 2013
This 17,000sqft underground house near Vegas is the perfect place to wait out a nuclear apocalypse, and it's for sale
What do you do when you've got a boatload of cash thanks to working in the aerospace industry in the '70s, yet didn't think your products could properly defend our nation?
Jun 25, 2013