Downtown’s Eat has an Amazing Success Story – GamingToday.com
I have been writing this column for GamingToday since July of 2012. Over that period I have had the pleasure of enjoying a lot of great food and then getting to write about it.
This week my column is different as not only do I get to write about great food but also share an absolutely great story. It’s a true life success story and that makes this article my favorite.
Sitting at home watching the Oscars, up pops a commercial I would have just fast forwarded through on my DVR, but this was live TV. So, I had to watch and I’m so glad I did. There is this lady driving in a car talking and she says: “Everything that was good was gone, I lost my family, I lost friends, lovers, my job. My addiction destroyed everything.
“Getting Sober was the Hardest Thing I’ve ever done in my Life.” Then I realized this person was from Las Vegas. The commercial goes to say she beat her addiction and opened a restaurant here called Eat. It’s located downtown at 707 Carson Street.
The commercial was for American Express in their series: To the next generation of Late Bloomers. From this commercial during the Oscars I go to my phone and Google Eat. I decided right then I had to go to this restaurant, try the food, and if I’m lucky get to meet this lady in the commercial, which I did.
Natalie Young is the owner/chef and she was so kind to sit down with me and tell me her story.
When Zappo's CEO Tony Hsieh began The Downtown Project in 2012, he wanted to revitalize downtown Las Vegas through entrepreneurship and technology. Though rumors and bad publicity have recently plagued the project, it has to date invested in more than 100 local...
Downtown’s dining darling is doubling down. Chef and restaurateur Natalie Young, proprietor of wildly popular breakfast and lunch spot Eat, is set to open a second Downtown restaurant. Chow will serve classic Southern fried chicken, Chinese food and more at 1020 E....
Originally published on msnbc.com "Take a gamble in Las Vegas and you just might hit it big. That’s the bet Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh is placing with The Downtown Project, his five year, $350 million plan to revitalize the area just a few miles north of The Strip....
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