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Get a Taste of Local Love on September 15 at Desert Breeze Park

September 10, 2018

You don’t have to look far to see the local influence in Las Vegas’ food scene. For every celebrity chef who cuts a ribbon on his/her newest Strip restaurant, there’s a passionate foodie launching a neighborhood restaurant or food truck and building a word-of-mouth reputation far from the tourist corridor.

Lucky for you, seeking out those undiscovered and up-and-coming chefs will be easy at the 2018 Bite of Las Vegas Food and Music Festival on September 15. Desert Breeze Park will be packed with more than 20 vendors, from “mom and pop” eateries to trendy food and beverage trucks.

When you’re not in front of the stage for the day’s music headliners -- you should be checking out these local flavors.

Art Bus Coffee

Photographer Steve Patchin launched the Art Bus Coffee mobile coffee shop in a classic English double decker bus, and now we can’t help but demand that all coffee stands rise to meet these standards. Patchin’s bus not only showcases his best gourmet brew but also his eye-catching art, so order yourself a cup and look around for a while.

Art Bus Coffee is now on Instagram.

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Blinders Burgers and Brunch

The tagline alone -- Conscious plant-based food meets junk food indulgence -- is enough to pique our interest and whet our appetites for what’s to come from Blinders Burgers and Brunch. The health-conscious, 100 percent plant-based kitchen on Durango Drive near Centennial Parkway is bringing a mini version of its Impossible Cheeseburger Sliders -- the closest you can get to a beef burger that isn’t beef -- along with Rosemary Fries. For dessert, you can have a mini version of the restaurant’s popular ice cream sandwich.

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Jackpot Bar & Grill

The owners of Las Vegas’ famed Aloha Kitchen are bringing samples from their sister restaurant to Bite of Las Vegas, and you won’t care if there’s a line as long as you can get your hands on Jackpot Bar & Grill’s “High Roller” Tots, topped with Bulgogi, Gouda Cheese, sauce, Sriracha sour cream and green onions. Oh, heck yeah.

Tickets to the 2018 Bite of Las Vegas Food and Music Festival start at $20.