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Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit...
... is back in Las Vegas May 9-12.
The four-day culinary extravaganza is celebrating 13 years presenting a world-class lineup of renowned chefs from Las Vegas properties.
DELMONICO'S CELEBRATING 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
...Chef Emeril Lagasse’s take on the classic American steakhouse with Creole influences, is commemorating the 20th anniversary at The Venetian with menu specials now through May 12, as well as other surprises throughout the year and a special commemorative logo.
CRAZY PITA TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL
Crazy Pita Rotisserie & Grill...
...a Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant, will celebrate International Hummus Day...
...by offering a free side of hummus for every pita sandwich ordered on Monday, May 13.
Pita sandwiches start at $9.99.
Locations include Downtown Summerlin, Town Square, and The District at Green Valley Ranch.
NEVADA RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION FUNDRAISER
The Nevada Restaurant Association’s annual scholarship fundraiser, The Las Vegas Epicurean Affair...
...will be held poolside Thursday, May 16 from 6-10 p.m. for the first time at Red Rock Resort.
This culinary extravaganza is open to the public and showcases top restaurant and beverage suppliers.
Tickets start at $100.
OAK & IVY BAR HONORED
Oak & Ivy...
... the American craft whiskey cocktail bar located in Container Park, is celebrating being named “#2 Whiskey Bar in the U.S.” by Yelp with a customer appreciation party on Friday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
FERRARO'S NEXT “TASTE & LEARN “ WINE DINNER
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar’s next Taste & Learn wine dinner...
... will be held on National Wine Day, Saturday, May 25.
In honor of the special occasion, wines from Zyme, a winery located near the romantic city of Verona in northern Italy’s Veneto region, will be featured and paired with accompaniments.
Cost is $75, call (702) 364-5300.
HAKKASAN LAUNCHES ‘ALL THAT AND DIM SUM’
A new venture by the Hakkasan Restaurant at the MGM Grand.
The new concept is a late-night 10 p.m. dinner happening every Thursday and featuring a specialty menu with small bites, creative cocktails and sake.
The detailed prix fixe menu, which will change throughout the season, is divided into sections beginning with “All That” featuring calamari, stir-fry mushroom lettuce mushroom wrap, and pan-seared Shanghai dumpling. “And” introduces crispy duck canapé and tuna.
“Dim Sum” includes Wasabi prawn, scallop shumai, asparagus prawn dumpling, and crispy morel mushroom puff.
Dessert is the chef’s selection promising to surprise, impress and render the diner helpless to resist.
Service is attentive and informative about each course.
Dinner price starts at $70.
HANK'S NOW SERVING KOBE BEEF
Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis inside Green Valley Ranch Resort...
...is now serving Kobe Beef.
Hank’s has received the official certification to serve the Japanese delicacy, granted by the Kobe Beef Marketing and Distribution Association.
The steakhouse is the only restaurant in Henderson, and one of seven in Nevada, offering Kobe Beef on their menu.
SMOKED BURGERS & BBQ AT CAESAR'S PALACE
ALL-YOU CAN EAT BBQ
Smoked Burgers & BBQ at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace...
... started national BBQ Month off launching the Strip’s first All-You-Can-Eat BBQ available every day starting at 11:30 a.m.
The $49 offer includes: beef sliders, smoked chicken wings, Louisiana hot link sausage, BBQ pork, BBQ chicken, St. Louis ribs and sides.
BUDDY V's RISTORANTE AT THE VENETIAN HAS NEW
REVAMPED BRUNCH MENU AND ENTERTAINMENT
Buddy V’s Ristorante inside the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian...
...has new menu items and revamped its weekend Saturday-Sunday brunch.
Nicholas Cole and The Baker Boys perform three nights a week Tuesday–Thursday 5:30-9:30 p.m., in addition to Sunday brunch.
Buddy V’s is also updating Happy Hour with $5 domestic bottles as well as $6 small bites.
New hours for Happy Hour are 3-5:30 p.m. daily in the lounge and 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on the indoor “patio.”
SMOKED BURGERS & BBQ AT CAESAR'S
CELEBRATING NATIONAL BURGER MONTH IN MAY
Smoked Burgers & BBQ at The Forum Shops at Caesars...
... a new Strip-fronting restaurant with ample patio seating, is celebrating National Burger Month in May...
... with an array of burger choices such as the BBQ Madness Burger, The Smoked Burger, and The Mexican Burger.
THE PARK HOSTS NEXT PROJECT DINNER TABLE
Project Dinner Table...
...will return Saturday, June 1 with an event at The Park.
The evening will begin with a 6:30 p.m. social hour hosted by NoMad at the hotel’s pool roof deck.
Guests will move to The Park and surround the 40-foot-tall Bliss Dance sculpture for a feast under the stars.
Chefs from The Park will create the multi-course meal serving 150 dinner guests at one continuous long table.
All-inclusive tickets begin at $198.
As with every Project Dinner Table, a Southern Nevada-based nonprofit organization receives a percentage of the evening’s proceeds. T
he benefiting organization for June is:
CIPRIANI LAS VEGAS OFFERS NEW LUNCHEON MENU
Cipriani Las Vegas...
...which opened last November inside the new Wynn Plaza Shops, is introducing a new three-course lunch menu available for $29 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day.
With this new menu, guests can mix and match new items and classic Cipriani dishes.
This is the brand’s first venue on the West Coast.
CRAFTHAUS BREWERY PREPARES FOR A
SECONDARY TASTING ROOM
Established 2014, CraftHaus Brewery...
....will begin construction in a couple weeks on a secondary tasting room near downtown at 197 California Street.
The tasting room will serve as an extension of the CraftHaus brand with 24 taps serving their beers, local guest beers, Kombucha, cold brew, cider and wine.
Light shareable plates will also be available to pair.
In anticipation of the secondary tasting room, a licensing change was needed. Under Las Vegas’ beer and wine room license, it did not allow for package sales to go for their own six-packs and growlers.
CraftHaus Brewery successfully changed brewpub licensing in Henderson and has done the same for Las Vegas.
Now Nevada brewpubs can sell their own packaged beer to go in the city of Las Vegas if they don’t brew on site.
BROKEN YOLK CAFÉ OPENS IN TOWN SQUARE
The Broken Yolk Cafe...
... celebrated the grand opening of its first Las Vegas location at Town Square with an official pancake flip by The Broken Yolk Cafe CEO John Gelastopoulos, Las Vegas franchise owner Randy Corrigan and partner Barry Tu.
The breakfast and brunch spot is open daily from6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Over the past 40 years, The Broken Yolk Cafe has won countless awards in the “Best Breakfast” category from publications.
The Broken Yolk Cafe has 15 locations in San Diego locations and a total of 34 throughout Southern California, Arizona, Illinois, Florida and Southern Nevada. Ten more locations are planned to open by late 2019.
NEW SOCIAL HOUR AT “BLUE RIBBON” IN
Blue Ribbon Las Vegas inside The Cosmopolitan...
... has introduced an all-new revamped Social Hour menu Monday-Friday from 5-6:30 p.m.
Menu is an array of small bites including ½ dozen Oysters, Baked Clams, King Crab Egg Shooters, Steak Tartare, Sweet Potato Poutine and more alongwith a wide selection of beers, wines and specialty cocktails.
FIVE LOCAL BARS GET NEW NAME AND BRANDING
Five local Putter’s bars, purchased last year by LIG Hospitality LLC, are receiving a nearly $1 million makeover in 10 days and are expected to open by April 26 with a new look and name – Distill.
Improvements are being overseen by Nigro Construction and a team of no fewer than 10 subcontractors with 100 workers from various trades.
The bars are located at:
7790 W. Cheyenne
1231 American Pacific Drive
5750 S. Decatur
4140 S. Durango Drive
6945 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Both LIG Hospitality, LLC and Nigro Construction, Inc. are wholly owned by the Nigro family, who have been doing business in Las Vegas for more than 40 years.
EL DORADO CANTINA CELEBRATING SPRING
El Dorado Cantina...
...a 24-hour Mexican restaurant and bar close to the Strip, is celebrating the Spring through May 31 with a variety of cocktails and
confectionery creations bursting with seasonal fresh fruit including Chef Paco’s Signature Nieve de Naranja, which is house-made orange ice cream served in an organic orange with whipped cream and berries.
CRAFT + COMMUNITY IS NOW OPEN ATHARD ROCK
Craft + Community inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino...
... took over the space formally occupied by Culinary Dropout.
The new restaurant is operated by The Morton Group and features a relaxed atmosphere serving comfort foods and curated drink menu.
The restaurant with garage-style doors opening directly onto the 3,000-square-foot pool patio is located on the casino floor with more than 6,000-square-feet inside and seating for more than 320 guests.
The menu offers such items as avocado toast, beer-battered fish-n-chips, and the C+C burger. Live music will also be featured.
Craft + Community opens at 11 a.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. on weekends remaining open until 11 p.m. and midnight on Saturday and Sunday.
Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–3 p.m. and happy hour runs Monday–Friday 3–6 p.m.
DISTILL OPENING FIVE NEW LOCATIONS
... a locals’ neighborhood bar chain with gaming and food, is debuting five new locations in the valley stretching from Summerlin to the Southwest and Henderson.
Distill locations feature pool tables, sports games, a customizable juke box with access to thousands of songs, and RED Loyalty, a frequent dining loyalty program.
UNO MAS AT SLS
... is a new fast casual dining experience at SLS featuring authentic, traditional Mexican dishes with a modern twist and sharable bites.
There’s also a variety of street tacos with hand-crafted tortillas made fresh daily.
For the sweet tooth, there are house-made churros served with a trio of sauces.
EPICUREAN AFFAIR AT RED ROCK
The Nevada Restaurant Association’s Epicurean Affair...
... will be held Thursday, May 16 from 6-10 p.m. at Red Rock Resort.
The annual gourmet event has Las Vegas’ restaurants, nightclubs and beverage purveyors coming together to raise funds for the association’s educational and scholarship programs.
Tickets start at $100.
DON'T TELL MAMA OPENS
Don’t Tell Mama...
... located at 517 Fremont Street is open now at Neonopolis downtown.
The cozy piano bar lounge features singing servers and live piano accompaniment for open-mike opportunities.
FIRST ZIPPY’S OUTSIDE OF HAWAII IS IN THE WORKS
.... will build its first location outside of Hawaii on land recently purchased in Las Vegas at the southeast corner of Badura Avenue and Montessouri Street.
Zippy’s is expected to build a 7,000-square-foot restaurant, take-out, and retail bakery, in addition to a 12,000-square-foot central kitchen/bakery to support future growth in the valley.
The new outlet will require extensive site improvements and the construction of a central kitchen and bakery beyond a standard restaurant build.
Therefore, the opening is expected in the later part of 2020.
Meanwhile, Zippy’s Restaurants plans to participate in the Pure Aloha Festival April 18-21 at the Silverton. Francis and Charles Higa founded Zippy’s Restaurants more than 52 years ago in Honolulu and now have 24 locations across Oahu, Maui and Hawaii Island.
Many Zippy’s are open 24-hours a day.
TWO NEW DOWNTOWN RESTAURANTS TO OPEN SOON
Executive Chef and owner Dan Krohmer with the off-Strip Asian seafood restaurant Other Mama will open two new restaurants in Downtown Las Vegas.
.. is slated for a soft opening in mid-May, followed by...
La Monjá...before summer.
Both dining establishments will honor the cuisine and culture experiences Krohmer has encountered on his extensive travels to Japan and Mexico.
MAJOJORDOMO MEAT & FISH TO OPEN
Chef David Chang will be opening Majordōmo Meat & Fish...
... later this year in the former Carnevino restaurant space in The Palazzo tower next to Mott 32.
Chang’s new eatery will be built on the DNA of its sister establishment in Los Angeles.
A majordomo is a person who takes charge for another.
MAXIE'S AT LINQ EXPANDING OPERATIONS
The brand-new Maxie’s at The LINQ Promenade...
...is expanding its operation to offer breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
NEW MENU ITEMS AT SHARKY'S MEXICAN KITCHEN
Sharky’s Modern Mexican Kitchen...
... at 5070 Blue Diamond Road has introduced four new menu items.
With a commitment to serve clean ingredients, selections include chicken tinga burrito, guajillo-braised pork and quinoa bowl, a flavor-packed quesadilla, and pork nachos.
Happy Hour is daily from 3-6 p.m.
DRESS FOR SUCCESS LUNCHEON AT FOUR SEASONS
The 7th Annual Champagne Luncheon & Fashion Show for Dress for Success Southern Nevada...
...is scheduled forFriday, May 17 at the Four Seasons from noon to 2:30 p.m. with an After Party from 2:30-5:00 p.m.
... Las Vegas’ first guisado taco shop, opened this month downtown at 616 E. Carson Avenue.
The décor for the 40-seat restaurant draws its inspiration from Mexican churches showcasing traditional and non-traditional Mexican saint and angel décor highlighted by playful celebrity saint candles.
An entire wall is illuminated in candlelight, and there’s a mural by local artist José “Killz” Lopez.
With Santos, Las Vegas hospitality veteran, Eduardo Cordova pays homage to the homestyle dishes he enjoyed while growing up in Mexico, featuring a taco format made with homemade tortillas. The eatery opens daily at 11 a.m.
ANOTHER LOCATION FOR BOK BOK CHICKEN
Family-owned and operated, Bok Bok Chicken...
... has opened its third Las Vegas location since debuting the Mediterranean concept.
The business is planning two more locations later this year with one being in Town Square.
Being family focused, the eatery serving fresh-casual fare offers for dine-in only a Family Day every Saturday where kids receive a free kid’s meal with a purchase of a regular adult plate. Children must be 12 years or younger only.
FRANKIE’S UPTOWN WILL OPEN IN DOWNTOWN
Frankie’s Uptown –A Neighborhood Bar...
... opened in late March will the newest addition to Downtown Summerlin taking over space previously occupied by Casa Del Matador.
This project is the creation of Las Vegas entrepreneur and experienced restaurant operator Frank Lee and designed to be the local hangout for watching sports, group gatherings, and daily happy hour.
The grand opening will coincide with the opening of the new Las Vegas Ballpark, home of the Las Vegas Aviators.
The establishment will feature a full menu including its exclusive creation, The STRoLL. The Vegas-born creation is a hybrid of Stromboli and a Calzone and can be customized with different ingredients.
The exterior will be sleek and modern with interior recreating an old school atmosphere with brick wall accents, rich wood finishes and comfortable furniture.
Hours are Monday–Thursday 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Friday–Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
MANZO IS OPEN AT EATALY AT PARK MGM
...an intimate Italian butcher’s restaurant with a wood-burning grill, is now open and nestled quietly inside the bustling marketplace Eataly at Park MGM.
Manzo in Italian means “beef,” thus the new outlet focuses on prime cuts from sustainable butcher farms cooked over live coals.
The restaurant’s central point is the custom-built, three-tier wood-burning grill, where a careful selection of white oak, apple wood and coals are used.
Manzo’s signature dish is the 40-ounce “Ribeye Appesa,” suspended over the grill, slow-roasted and reverse-seared to perfection.
Guests can sit at the bar or directly in front of the grill to get a closer look at the preparation.
The menu also includes dishes featuring fresh pastas made in-house by Eataly’s own pasta makers.
Manzo is open 5 to 11 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday and has an intimate private dining room for up to 10 guests.
THE STOVE STARTS BOOZY-BRUNCH CONCEPT, THE
Celebrated chefs Antonio Nunez and Scott Commings have introduced a new boozy-brunch concept at their restaurant The Stove Las Vegas...
... in Henderson at 11261 Eastern Avenue.
The two chefs wanted to introduce a patio-style social setting in The Mimosa Garden to encourage conversation between nibbling light bite offerings and sipping impressive champagne.
The social-oriented brunch is held every Thursday-Sunday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Guests can partake of unlimited house bubbles, French champagne upon request, and even a champagne-meets-bong challenge.
The coveted Chambong experience is priced at $10 each or $17 for two. Bottomless champagne is $17 per person, or $7 per glass with house-made flavors including blackberry, orange, pineapple, peach, hibiscus or cranberry.
SLATER'S 50/50 GOING “REBEL GASTOPUB”
... known for its bacon-beef burger, is launching its brand repositioning towards “rebel gastropub” expanding menu options to include health-conscious, protein-oriented offerings appealing to keto and paleo dieters.
Vegas location is at 467 E. Silverado Ranch Blvd.
NOMAD RESTAURANT IN THE NEW NOMAD HOTEL IS
The new NoMad Restaurant ...
...inside the new NoMad Las Vegas Hotel located at 3772 Las Vegas Blvd. South...
... is the true meaning of “grandeur.”
The majestic library setting-dining room features 23-foot ceilings with the surrounding walls completely covered with book selves packed with 25,000 books and many of them from David Rockefeller’s private collection, which you’re allowed to handle.
The spectacular interior design was meticulously overseen by French architect Jacques Garcia and inspired by the renowned Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading in Rio de Janeiro and the iconic Library of NoMad New York.
The menu celebrates American classics in a grand and continental way with a balance of accessibility, theatricality and luxury. This is truly one memorable restaurant experience!
The phone number of the hotel is (702) 730-700. Check out these web sites:
is now serving breakfast daily Monday-Friday from 8-11 a.m. and brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon.
BLUE RIBBON OPENS AT RED ROCK
New restaurant Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill...
...debuted inside Red Rock Resort.
Blue Ribbon Restaurants, co-founded by brothers and chefs Bruce and Eric Bromberg, was started in 1992 and now operates more than 20 culinary destinations across the country.
This new endeavor marks the return of Blue Ribbon Sushi with an all-new Japanese-style restaurant and bar featuring an indoor and outdoor dining experience complete with a traditional 12-seat walnut sushi bar, a roofed cocktail bar with patio seating, and a festive outdoor beer garden known as a Kanpai Garden.
AsfourGuzy Architects out of New York City drew their design inspiration from a meandering Tokyo street scene highlighting recycled walnut wood bars, cedar huts, communal tables, laser cut illuminated metal screens, chochin paper street lanterns and vibrant glazed Japanese tile work.
Operating hours will be daily from 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. and midnight on Friday and Saturday.
NEW SADELLE'S RESTAURANT OPENS AT BELLAGIO
... SoHo's vintage-style restaurant from Major Food Group, opened in Bellagio overlooking the resort's conservatory.
Major Food Group's other Las Vegas dining experience, which opened in 2015, is Carbone at Aria.
Sadelle's brings an elevated perspective to all-day dining daily opening for breakfast at 6 a.m. and segueing through lunch and dinner until midnight with approachable cuisine usually found in cafés and bakeries.
The 10,000-square-foot environment envelops guests with a combination of colorful pastels and touches transporting diners back in time to a grand café along an old European boulevard.
Design highlights begin with an impressive entrance featuring a bakery cart, crystal chandelier, herringbone parquet floors and paneled blush walls.
The main dining room can shift seamlessly from a bright airy lunch spot to an intimate nighttime destination.
The elevated bar-and-lounge is highlighted by a demilune bar, clamshell lounge chairs and serpentine sofas.
A private dining room offers a nod to Art Nouveau with the upholstered walls having a feathery botanical print and the carpet radiating a starburst pattern.
"BEST FRIEND" OPENS AT PARK MGM
Roy Choi's first Las Vegas restaurant Best Friend...
... opened at Park MGM.
HONG KONG'S MOTT 32 OPENS AT PALAZZO
Hong Kong's Mott 32...
...opened its first U.S. location at The Palazzo at The Venetian Resort.
The restaurant is named after the famed convenience store on 32 Mott Street in New York City's Chinatown.
The VIPs at this restaurant opening included:
“Dancing with the Stars” judge and the new co-host of “The Talk” Carrie Ann Inaba;Justin Hartley, known for playing Kevin Pearson on NBC's “This is Us;” Jamie Chung and her husband, actor Bryan Greenberg; Kelsey Merritt and boyfriend Conor Dwyer; Ross Butler who plays Zach Dempsey on Netflix's drama “13 Reasons Why;” celebrity designer Christian Siriano; musical group R5; and Las Vegas headliners Human Nature.
FACTORY KITCHEN OPENS AT VENETIAN
The Factory Kitchen....
...opened at The Venetian on New Year's Eve.
The newest Factory Place Hospitality Group restaurant located on Restaurant Row serves Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner opening at 11 a.m. daily.
The 152-seat restaurant has a large neon centrepiece adorning the 25-seat lounge, which can be a photo op.
The food takes center stage, with a lively pasta-making station where pastas include: Casonzei, Modenesi, and signature Mandilli di Seta.
NEW HOME FOR DIABLO'S CANTINA
...has a new home at the Luxor in space formerly occupied by Tacos & Tequila.
Diablo's boasts vibrant Mexican fare rooted in the culture and traditions of Mexico City.
DINING ROOM REMODELED AT “TOP OF THE WORLD”
RESTAURANT AT STRATOSPHERE
The Top of the World restaurant on the 106th floor of the Stratosphere...
... has unveiled its remodeled dining room along with new food and wine menus.
The dining tables transitioned from white tablecloths to tables with a Kinon surface, with candle holders reminiscent of street lights, new chairs and reupholstered furniture.
The remodel also includes a redesign of the lobby, improved lighting, and a full sound system upgrade.
CHARLIE PALMER RESTAURANT AT FOUR SEASON
Each week, the sophisticated Charlie Palmer Steak restaurant at the Four Seasons...
...offers a seasonal Cut of the Week menu, featuring a hand-selected cut paired with a first course and family-style sides and presented with “bottomless wine pairings” for $58.
LA COMIDA DOWNTOWN HAPPY HOUR
Mexican restaurant La Comida downtown...
... has added a variety of Happy Hour offerings available daily from 3 to 6 p.m.
The eatery's signature margaritas and rotating select shots are $5, along with import, domestic and draft beers for $4.
Appetizer selections including nachos are $5.
Bottomless mimosas are available daily for $19.
EATALY OPENED AT PARK MGM
Eataly Las Vegas...
.... just opened its second location on the West Coast at Park MGM.
Today there are nearly 37 Eataly stores around the globe with the first outlet opening in Torino, Italy, in January 2007. Most stores are situated in Italy.
In 2010, the first U.S. store opened in New York City. Today there are two locations in New York City, one in Chicago, one in Boston, and one in Los Angeles.
The idea behind Eataly is for it to be a destination gathering all the high-quality Italian food and drink under one roof where you can eat, shop, and learn.
NEW RESTAURANTS AT THE PALMS
As part of the Palms renovation, Mabel's BBQ....
...created by Food Network star and James Beard Award winner Michael Symon is a new eatery on the casino floor near the main entrance. This is a new location of the Cleveland barbecue joint.
On Nov. 19, another James Beard-winning chef, Marc Vetri, opened the second iteration of his well-known Vetri Cucina of Philadelphia on the 56th floor, which was formerly the French restaurant Alizé.
Bobby Flay will open his new seafood dining spot Shark in March at the Palms.
BEAUMONT'S SOUTHERN KITCHEN IS NEW AT TEXAS
Beaumont's Southern Kitchen...
... is now open at Texas Station in North Las Vegas serving an array of BBQ along with beer and bourbon.
The Southern-focused fare is inspired by the Fertitta family's Texas roots and led by pit master Michael Ross who hails from Alabama.
The house-made from scratch menu offers an extensive selection of smoked meats as well as innovative styles of sandwiches, burgers, appetizers, salads, sides, and desserts.
A life-size, long-horned steer made from steel and metal trinkets greets guests while the ranch-like décor pays tribute to the Lone Star State with art pieces and photographs of scenic landscapes. Natural materials including timber, blackened steel and tumbled bricks have been utilized along with plaid patterns to warm colors, and heavy-woven textures.
The 152-seat dining room and bar has two-tiered, wagon-wheel shaped chandeliers and a tumbled brick and dark plaster fireplace separating the two areas.
The bar features a wire mesh, backlit bar, complete with a wire over structure anchored to the A-frame ceiling by rustic turn-buckles.
Good to know there are three private dining rooms available accommodating groups of 14 to 48 guests.
Dining hours begin at 4 p.m. daily.
FAVORITE BISTRO OPENS AT THE LINQ
French restaurant Favorite Bistro...
... opened its doors and patio at the LINQ Promenade.
It is the first U.S. location from pedigreed restaurateurs Thierry Bourdoncle and Ariane de Senneville of Group Bourdoncle.
The 2,500-square-foot Favorite Bistro is replacing the French white tablecloth look with a lively ambiance including social banquettes, bistro tables, and patio dining space.
The menu will feature a variety of options as well at the Hangover Burger.
Brunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dining hours will start with breakfast from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, lunch 11 a.m.-4 p.m., and dinner 4-10 p.m. and until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
The bar will remain open until 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. on Friday-Saturday and offer a 3-5 p.m.
Happy Hour and a late-night Happy Hour from 10 p.m. to closing.
CUT BY WOLFGANG PUCK REVEALS NEW LOOK AND
CUT restaurant by Wolfgang Puck...
....after 10 years at The Palazzo The Venetian Resort has a new look with an expanded bar and lounge and enhanced food and beverage offerings.
At the expansion forefront is the bar and lounge, which doubled in size.
The lounge now seats 90, while the extended bar seats 20 and has a newly added shellfish and crudo bar on ice at one end.
Some new design elements include a rich and leathered stone bar, new custom plush seating paired with sophisticated acrylic top tables, textured walls and ceilings, wood flooring and a redesigned banquet room.
The bar has an expanded whiskey and brandy selection with a dramatic whiskey display behind the bar, new barrel-aged cocktails, a roving cocktail cart with bottle service, and a more extensive wine list with 1,400 selections.
GREEK SNEEK AT MGM GRAND INTRODUCES NEW
HAPPY HOUR MENU
The new Morton Group restaurant, Greek Sneek in MGM Grand...
...is introducing a new happy hour menu available exclusively at the bar Monday-Thursday 5- 7 p.m. with special pricing on wine, beer and signature flatbreads.
Mediterranean-style flatbreads are $11 and drinks $6.
PUB 365 OFFERS NEW BRUNCH
PUB 365 inside the Tuscany...
... now offers brunch on Sunday from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. featuring bottomless mimosas $12.
BOBBY MAO'S OPENS AT GALLERIA AT SUNSET
The Galleria at Sunset mall's newest dining experience is Bobby Mao's Chinese Kitchen + Mexican Cantina taking over the space formerly occupied by Chevys Fresh Mex at the main entrance next to Red Robin.
This is the first location in Nevada for Bobby Mao's, which offers a selection of Chinese and Mexican fare.
Restaurateurs Bobby and wife Tina come from Palm Desert, Calif., where they operate Bobby Mao's Chinese Kitchen.
This spot has a main dining room bar and lounge space with TVs, couches, booths and a misted outdoor dog-friendly patio.
In addition, every hour is Happy Hour with an expansive selection of specialty cocktails, including $10 Top Shelf Margaritas, $6 house wines as well as beer.
Hours are daily starting at 11 a.m.
MASSO OSTERIA AT RED ROCK SUNDAY BRUNCH
Chef Scott Conant's Italian eatery Masso Osteria at Red Rock Resort...
.... started a weekly Sunday brunch with activated food stations, bottomless drinks, and a live DJ from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The live station offering is $42 and includes a choice of one main dish.
Bottomless drinks including a Bloody Mary bar, Bellinis or Mimosas are $25.
NOMAD LAS VEGAS IS OPEN
The 293-room luxury hotel experience, NoMad Las Vegas...
... opened inside the newly opened Park MGM.
The property has a high-limit casino, Moroccan inspired pool and NoMad Bar and NoMad Restaurant.
The food and beverage offerings come from the award-winning duo behind the renowned Eleven Madison Park in New York, which was ranked the top restaurant in the world by The World's 50 Best in 2017, and the NoMad restaurant and bar in New York and Los Angeles.
GHOST DONKEY IS NOW OPEN AT THE COSMOPOLITAN
Rounding out the offerings at Block 16 Urban Food Hall, Ghost Donkey, New York City's famed mezcal and tequila bar, has opened at The Cosmopolitan.
It is located on the second level of the Boulevard Tower with an intimate speakeasy style setting.
Ghost Donkey features an extensive selection of mezcal and serves expertly selected tasting flights alongside specialty crafted cocktails.
In addition, Ghost Donkey serves a selection of late-night snacks.
Hours are 4 p.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday and until 4 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
NEW FREED'S DESSERT SHOP OPENS
The new Freed's Dessert Shop at 6475 N. Decatur Blvd...
.... is now open providing a second location in the valley for the family-owned bakery featured on Food Network's “Vegas Cakes.”
SIXTH+MILL PIZZA COMING TO VENETIAN
Factory Place Hospitality Group's newest Southern Italian-inspired casual-dining restaurant, sixth+mill pizzeria and bar...
... will open at the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian in St. Mark Square next April 2019.
BOK BOK CHICKEN OPENS SECOND LOCATION
Bok Bok Chicken...
...a family-owned, fast-casual restaurant, opened its second valley location at 725 S. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson.
Bok Bok Chicken plans to open two other locations this year.
A fifth site will open next year in Town Square.
Hours are daily 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with seating between 36 to 55 guests.
POP UP PIZZA AT THE PLAZA DEBUTS REFRESHED
MENU AND EATERY
Pop Up Pizza at the Plaza has revealed a refreshed menu and eatery, complete with a new Brooklyn-influenced mural by local mixed media artist, refurbished seating and aesthetics.
The mural titled “The New Style,” is by Derek Douglas, professionally called SNIPT, a Las Vegas based-artist who has become best known for creating mixed media Pop Art mashups.
The mural's title references one of the artist's favorite tracks from the Beastie Boys' “Licensed To Ill” album.
Located just off the casino floor, Pop Up Pizza opened six years ago as the first gourmet pizzeria downtown.
The new pizza menu was created by Michael Vakneen, who will also be competing next month in the U.S. Caputo Cup national pizza competition, entering the new Old School Cheese pizza.
PALACE STATION'S BUFFET COVERS MIDNIGHT
The new Feast Buffet at Palace Station...
.... has started the only overnight buffet available in Southern Nevada along with an exclusive late-night menu available daily from midnight to 8 a.m.
Years ago, getting food all night was a norm like at the old Silver Slipper where steak was a midnight special.
The overnight menu at Palace Station is offering dinner items as well as breakfast selections along with a salad bar and dessert station.
Best part is the price is $10.99 or $6.99 if you get a Boarding Pass loyalty card. You can't go wrong!
STRATOSPHERE'S TOP OF THE WORLD DEBUTS
MENU AND REMODEL
The Top of the World restaurant on the 106th floor of the Stratosphere...
...has been remodeled and has introduced new lunch and dinner menus along with a new complementary wine menu.
Dishes have been created by Golden Entertainment's new Corporate Executive Chef Johnny Church, who recently won the 500th episode of Food Network's show, “Chopped.”
The remodel includes:
tabletops transitioning from white tablecloths to a Kinon surface
candle holders reminiscent of street lights; new chairs and reupholstered furniture in shades of gray and blues
a redesigned lobby
a full sound system upgrade
Top of the World is open daily for lunch 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and dinner 4 p.m.-3 a.m.
POP UP PIZZA AT THE PLAZA DEBUTS REFRESHED
MENU AND EATERY
Pop Up Pizza at the Plaza has revealed a refreshed menu and eatery, complete with a new Brooklyn-influenced mural by local mixed media artist, refurbished seating and aesthetics.
The mural titled “The New Style,” is by Derek Douglas, professionally called SNIPT, a Las Vegas based-artist who has become best known for creating mixed media Pop Art mashups.
The mural's title references one of the artist's favorite tracks from the Beastie Boys' “Licensed To Ill” album.
Located just off the casino floor, Pop Up Pizza opened six years ago as the first gourmet pizzeria downtown.
The new pizza menu was created by Michael Vakneen, who will also be competing next month in the U.S. Caputo Cup national pizza competition, entering the new Old School Cheese pizza.
MORTON GROUP'S GREEK SNEEK IS OPEN AT MGM GRAND
a new restaurant and bar by Michael and Jenna Morton, is now open at the MGM Grand serving fresh, authentic Greek and Mediterranean cuisine and cocktails.
Inspired by the maze of narrow streets in the old country, Greek Sneek is accessible through a hidden corridor next to CRUSH.
The restaurant, which opens at 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, accommodates approximately 120 seated guests.
Other Morton Group's restaurants in Las Vegas include: CRUSH; La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway at Wynn; La Comida downtown; and MB Steak by brothers Michael and David Morton at the Hard Rock.
BORDER GRILL OWNERS DEBUT BBQ MEXICANA
Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken, who are renowned chefs and Border Grill restaurant owners, are adding to their hospitality empire with their new BBQ Mexicana...
...a quick service smoked dishes concept now open at Mandalay Bay.
The location is across from Border Grill and adjacent to the resort's convention center.
BBQ Mexicana is a convenient takeaway counter also offering margaritas, aguas frescas, and beers to-go.
PRONTO BY GIADA ADDS WEEKEND BRUNCH
Celebrated Chef Giada De Laurentiis' second Las Vegas restaurant, Pronto by Giada at Caesars Palace...
...now offers a traditional sit-down brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The brunch features five expansive stations along with table-side service, and a basket of Pronto signature mini-pastries. Brunch is served in the wine bar and retail area, which is modern, light and bright.
Cost is$49 and $20 for kids.
There is an extensive beverage program at the wine bar with packages themed around regions and costs varying from $15 to $50.
The restaurant's fast-casual side is open from 6 a.m. to midnight, and the wine bar features 40 wines by the glass from 11:30 a.m. to midnight.
RODIZIO GRILL WILL OPEN AT GALLERIA AT SUNSET
Rodizio Grill, the first Brazilian “churrasco” steakhouse in the United States in 1995, will open its first Nevada location this fall at the Galleria at Sunset mall in Henderson.
The restaurant will offer rotisserie-grilled meat carved tableside by traditionally dressed Gauchos, a gourmet salad bar, fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, and hot side dishes.
TACOTARIAN IS NEW PLANT-BASED MEXICAN EATERY
...is a new plant-based Mexican restaurant making its debut at 6135 S. Ft. Apache Road.
Helping veganism become mainstream, the 40-seat eatery puts a creative spin on street tacos, small plates, drinks and desserts with solely plant-based ingredients.
Tacotarian, which serves a full menu daily from 11 a.m.-10 p.m., is locally family-owned and operated by couples Dan and Regina Simmons, and Carlos and Kristen Corral.
In addition, guests can have wines by the glass; classic and seasonal margaritas; and plant-based beer, including a special exclusive Tacotarian lager, developed by Local Craft Beer in Tehachapi, Calif.
The restaurant with black, white and aqua-blue décor has a vintage Mexican market vibe with older Mexican movies projected onto the walls along with handcrafted wood tables and tile from Mexico.
There is bar seating, side banquettes, and a long communal table in the middle of the restaurant.
LILY BAR AT BELLAGIO BEGINS COCKTAIL PROGRAM
Upscale Lily Bar and Lounge at Bellagio...
...has launched an innovative new cocktail program curated by Hakkasan Group's chief mixologist, Tim Weigel, and a dedicated live entertainment concept, Lily Live.
Hand-crafted cocktails have interesting names such as Lucky For You, Pillow Talk and Letter From Paris.
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 p.m., Lily Live offers live music from classic and traditional pop genres.
HONG KONG'S MOTT 32 IS COMING TO THE PALAZZO!
Mott 32, an award-winning upscale Hong Kong restaurant, will open its first U.S. outpost at The Venetian this winter.
The 11,715-square-foot Mott 32 will seat up to 242 guests, have five private dining rooms, and be open for dinner nightly.
The name Mott 32 comes from the address of New York's first Chinese convenience store, which opened in 1891 and was the nucleus for what is now a vibrant Chinatown.
The restaurant's acclaimed menu combines authentic handed down Chinese recipes with progressive cooking techniques. The farm-to-table cooking will be led by Group Executive Chef Man-Sing Lee, a two-Michelin star chef, and Vegas-based Head Chef Alan Ji.
The playful design will be done by interior designer Joyce Wang, whose Mott 32 designs in Hong Kong and Vancouver won the “World Interior of the Year” award out of all categories for the Hong Kong venue. Some areas within the new place will be delicately lit by neon signage and pay tribute to Las Vegas' history with such touches as a dining table made from a vintage Roulette wheel, or a chandelier adorned with a feather boa.
‘SHIRAZ OPENS ON WEST SIDE
...owned by longtime restaurateur Raja Majid and named after the ancient Iranian City, has opened at the corner of Decatur and Sahara featuring authentic Persian, Indian and Pakistani halal cuisine.
The menu offers an innovative take on Mediterranean food, a variety of vegetarian options, and dishes cooked by traditional methods, including tandoori specialties and Indian breads made in a clay oven known as a tandoor.
Le Cordon Bleu Las Vegas grad Chef Jainine Jaffer oversees the kitchen while Jozef Letasi, who has more than 10 years of bartending at various locations on and off the Strip, handles the beverage scene. Shiraz has partnered with Ace of Steaks to provide kosher catering for private events.
The restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. with live music.
BOATHOUSE ASIAN EATERY MAKES VEGAS DEBUT AT
The all-new Asian-inspired restaurant, Boathouse Asian Eatery...
... created by brother-sister team Cat and Tu Do with partner Hans Mogensen from Northern California, has opened at Palace Station on the new casino floor where the Feast Buffet was recently unveiled. It is part of the resort's $192 million modernization makeover.
The contemporary atmosphere features indoor and outdoor seating, a 14-seat sushi bar, six-seat noodle bar, and large cocktail bar, which offer seating for 200-plus guests.
Lunch and dinner are served daily with hours 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
The restaurant's presentation is farm-to-table style.
The design is clean with crisp lines, wood accents and high ceilings. A wall-to-wall custom octopus mural designed to symbolize good fortune welcomes guests and hand-painted art appears throughout the interior.
Boathouse Asian Eatery at Palace Station is the company's seventh restaurant concept on the West Coast.
The trio launched their first restaurant in 2004. They are expected to open Mumfresh Asian Eats, a casual quick-serve venue with a teppanyaki-inspired menu inside Palace Station's Marketplace later this year.
GO GREEK YOGURT OPENS AT VENETIAN
Go Greek Yogurt opened its first location outside of Southern California at The Venetian.
The fresh yogurt bar will feature master “yogurtiers” who customize each dish both fresh and frozen.
The thick and creamy Greek yogurt is imported by air from Greece while finishing ingredients and various toppings are also imported from Europe.
MEAL WITH A MERMAID AT THE SILVERTON
New at the Silverton is Meal with a Mermaid...
,.. on Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m. and noon.
Guests can have a 45-minute brunch or lunch next to the 117,000-gallon aquarium, while a mermaid swims in the aquarium and interacts with them.
The meal includes a beverage, starter, and choice of entrée and for children a kid's buffet.
Cost is $30 adults and $15 children 2 to 12 years old.
LADIES DRINK FREE AT SILVERTON HAPPY HOUR
Shady Grove Lounge at the Silverton...
... has started ladies drink free from 5-7 p.m. daily.
All house wine, domestic draft beers and well cocktails are available.
ALL YOU CAN DRINK AT ROCK & REILLY'S
Rock & Reilly's, located at the Hawaiian Marketplace on the Strip...
... offers a daily “All You Can Drink” deal from noon to 2 a.m. with unlimited same-day re-entry.
For $50, guests can enjoy an open bar with selective offerings including: five draft beers; premium liquor; Reilly's Ginger Whiskey; a selection of well liquors; and four specialty cocktails.
A $30 “All You Can Drink” option with fewer selections is available daily from noon to midnight.
ROLLED ICE CREAM OPENS
Known for its farm-fresh ingredients, modern atmosphere and community involvement, Rolled Ice Cream ...
...founded in 2017 opened its fourth location at 4870 Blue Diamond Road, Suite 100.
Menu items remain consistent with previous locations featuring more than 40 unique rolled creations, the ability to create your own roll, and dairy-free options.
Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from noon-10 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from noon-11 p.m.
ETHEL M ADDS WINE TO THEIR SIGNATURE
New at the Ethel M Chocolates' factory store in Henderson...
...is the addition of wine pairing at chocolate tastings.
Visitors can now sip Trinchero Family Estates' wine alongside fan-favorite candies such as Ethel M's signature Pecan Caramel Raptures and Lemon Satin Crèmes.
Tastings with wine are held five times daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the odd hours, and cost $25 per person.
Non-alcoholic chocolate tastings are available five times daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the even hours, and cost $15 per adult and $6 per child.
Subject to change are tasting times, wines and chocolate flavors.
MOB MUSEUM SELLING HOMEMADE “MOONSHINE”
The Underground at The Mob Museum...
... is now selling its house-distilled moonshine and proprietary vodka starting at $19.95 for 750 milliliters and $5.99 for 50 milliliters.
The Underground Moonshine corn whiskey is made with double-distilled, 100-percent corn mash on-site and measuring 100-proof.
The Underground Vodka, handmade in Nevada, is 80-proof.
SHARKY'S MODERN MEXICAN KITCHEN OPENS 2ND
Sharky's Modern Mexican Kitchen...
...formerly Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill, opened its second Las Vegas-location at 5070 Blue Diamond Road, west of Decatur Boulevard.
The fast-casual restaurant offers modern menus items made-to-order using organic and non-GMO ingredients.
Reimagining its modern approach to Mexican cuisine, Sharky's maintains its commitment to organic, clean eating.
RIO INTRODUCES THE WALL GAMING LOUNGE
The Rio jumps into the esports arena by introducing The Wall Gaming Lounge, the first phase of Las Vegas' newest interactive space by Hybrid One.
The Wall, a multi-phased, 24,000-square-foot project located in the Masquerade Village area, is the first permanent esports venue for Caesars Entertainment.
The Wall boasts ample gaming and lounge space highlighted by 30 high performance Alienware gaming PCs along with some console gaming stations.
Graffiti artwork inspired by all of today's hottest games provides the gamer's vibe.
There is a focus on cash tournaments and daily challenges. The Wall features a self-serve beverage wall and mobile food/drink ordering.
The Wall at the Rio is highly interactive and allows guests to enter the space and feel immersed in a highly-visual and dynamic gaming atmosphere.
Visitors can compete like an esports professional or spectate in a social, ultramodern atmosphere.
With completion expected this fall, the next phase will feature additional chef-driven food and beverage offerings from The Wall, and competitive gaming experience.
The Wall is open Thursday-Sunday from 4 p.m.-2 a.m.
Free self-parking is available.
“TOP OF THE WORLD” A STRATOSPHERE OFFERS
The Top of the World restaurant at the Stratosphere...
... has a new craft cocktail menu developed by Jason Shullo, who recently joined the parent company, Golden Entertainment, Inc., as corporate director of beverage.
Shullo has developed award-winning beverage programs for STK locations across the country.
New selections include:
the Grin & Pear It
the Spiced Sunrise
the Key Lime Pie
"THE STOVE" WILL OPEN AS BRUNCH SPOT NEAR
Combining forces, two established chefs Antonio Nunez and Scott Commings opened The Stove...
...in space formerly occupied by Standard & Pour, one of the final restaurants Kerry Simon started before his death in 2015.
The new breakfast and lunch restaurant at 11261 Eastern Ave. in Henderson will have a menu of American cuisine with regional influences and include vegan dishes.
The Stove will also have an 8-foot living garden wall providing vegetables and herbs for use in the kitchen.
The second-story eatery with a Coffee Chill Room, dining room, and Twisted Tea Room will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A patio will offer al fresco dining with views of the valley, while a private dining room will be able to host up to 45 guests seated.
Nunez recently left his partnership at Kitchen Table in Henderson, and started Culinary Management with Commings, a winner of Gordon Ramsay's popular “Hell's Kitchen” reality competition program and chef and partner at Downtown Grand's Freedom Beat restaurant.
MORTON'S MB STEAK AT HARD ROCK LAUNCHES
Brothers David and Michael Morton's MB Steak restaurant at Hard Rock...
... has launched Social Hour featuring cocktails including classic martinis and Manhattans, wines by the glass and beer from 5 to 6 p.m. daily in the bar and lounge.
A complimentary rotating selection of signature “light bites” will be served.
CORKS ‘N CRAFTS OPENS AT DOWNTOWN
Corks ‘n Crafts...
... a modern DIY craft-and-sip studio, is opening in Downtown Summerlin offering a variety of crafting opportunities combined with a chef-based menu, fine wines, specialty cocktails, and craft beers.
From wood crafting, seasonal décor, jewelry making, string art, fabric dying, and décor boards; Corks ‘n Crafts offers something for a variety of ages in an upscale, industrial workshop environment.
This modern-day DIY craft-and-sip studio is open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Corks ‘n Crafts also offers bottomless mimosas on Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for $22 (crafts not included).
Crafters can book online with prices starting at $30.
SMITH & WOLLENSKY WILL RETURN TO THE STRIP IN
An all-new Smith & Wollensky, branded “America's Steakhouse” restaurant, will make its return to the Strip next spring when it debuts a new establishment in the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian l The Palazzo in the former Zeffirino Ristorante location.
The alluring space located near the South Canal turnaround spans 14,000 square feet and two stories.
The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, Inc. (SWRG) headquartered in Boston was established in 1977.
The time-honored steakhouse brand, known for its dry-aged and hand-butchered USDA Prime steaks, premium seafood and award-winning wines, has expanded to 10 locations across the top cities in America.
NEW RESTAURANTS WILL OPEN AT PALACE STATION
... will be debuting new first-to-market restaurant concepts and a brand-new Feast Buffet as part of the resort's $192 million modernization plan.
The new outlets – bBd's (Beers Burgers Desserts), Boathouse Asian Eatery, Mumfresh Asian Eats, and Feast Buffet – will open this summer.
The new dining venues will join the already established 18-seat Oyster Bar, Little Tony's created by 12-time World Pizza Champion, Tony Gemignani, and the Charcoal Room steakhouse.
Highlights at bBd's...
...will include paying homage to the burger using USDA Certified Prime Beef hand-butchered and pattied in the restaurant's fully visible butcher room, scratch cooking and a choice of three different cooking methods.
The menu will also feature wood-fired custom-cut steaks and an extensive vegan and vegetarian selection including the meatless Meatball Parm Hero and Vegan Gyro Taco.
This New York-based restaurant marks a return to Las Vegas for Chef Ralph Perrazzo who spent several years at award-winning restaurants including Bradley Ogden Restaurant at Caesars Palace.
Complementing the food program, bBd's will highlight an expertly curated craft beer program driven by a custom-designed high-tech draft system.
Boathouse Asian Eatery...
... is created by brother-and-sister team Cat and Tu Do with partner Hans Mogensen from Northern California.
The restaurant will offer an eclectic mix of Japanese and east Asian cuisine, serve a large selection of fresh seafood, and offer a selection of small plates, soups, wok and steamed options, and shellfish.
Boathouse Asian Eatery creators will also open Mumfresh Asian Eats...
...a casual quick serve venue with a teppanyaki-inspired menu inside Palace Station's Marketplace.
The Feast Buffet...
... which first debuted at Palace Station in 1988, will have an all-new look, feel, and location on the new casino floor.
The 14,000-square-foot buffet will seat 395 guests and have six stations including –The Hearth, Wok This Way, Blazing Grill, Health Favorite, The Carvery and Just Desserts.
Stations are grouped by cooking techniques rather than by ethnicity.
Sections will offer everything from vegan fare to savory indulgent dishes.
The property-wide renovation also includes:
an expanded gaming floor
new bingo room
renovated sports book and poker room
refreshed exterior property look
a resort-style pool
renovated hotel rooms
Regal Entertainment's boutique 9-screen movie-plex featuring all-luxury recliner seating and food and beverage offerings.
The project is expected to be fully completed later this year.
NEW SPAGO OPENS AT BELLAGIO!
Wolfgang Puck's new Spago restaurant has made its debut at Bellagio as a lakeside dining destination.
The new home for Spago is inspired by California living with casual elegance and farm-to-table spirit. Spago is open daily for lunch at 11:30 a.m. and dinner at 5 p.m.
The eatery's design has created a space where every seat captures the perspective of the venue's outstanding location with the fountains.
Water is a key feature and floor-to-ceiling glass windows highlight the grandeur while distinct dining spaces meld classic architecture with modern art.
Spago commissioned Las Vegas artist Katie Lewis to create a series of 20 topographical map images inspired by the Nevada desert landscape.
A piece crafted by Jacob Hashimoto, known for his three-dimensional wall hangings inspired by his Japanese heritage, covers one wall.
Other highlights include: the circular and covered al fresco patio; main dining room with two impressive chandeliers; bar and lounge with a classic bar and wine cellar focal point; and two private dining room seating up to 20 guests each.
AFTERNOON TEA AT ANDRE'S BISTRO
Andre's Bistro & Bar at 6115 S. Fort Apache Road, Suite 112...
... has started an afternoon tea program available every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:30 p.m.
This version of high tea features an assortment of tea, sandwiches, classic pastries and desserts.
The experience for adults is$26 and $15 per child.
COSMOPOLITAN ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR BLOCK 16
URBAN EATERY & BAR
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will reveal Block 16 Urban Eatery & Bar...
...on the second level of the Boulevard Tower in early fall with six quick-service restaurants.
The new culinary destination with six individual food and beverage outposts will live within a created urban space.
Food outlet newcomers will include:
New Orleans restaurant District: Donuts. Sliders.
Ghost Donkey, a New York-born tequila and mezcal cocktail bar.
Nashville's hot Southern chicken joint Hattie B's Hot Chicken
Lardo from Portland chef Rick Gencarelli with over-the-top sandwiches
Ricker's Pok Pok Wing from Portland
Tekka Bar: Handroll & Sake, an original Japanese hand roll and sake restaurant from Las Vegas restaurateur Takashi Segawa of Mon Restaurant Group fame.
Also, The Cosmopolitan plans to open Chinese restaurant Red Plate this summer in the former D.O.C.G. space on the resort's third level.
COTTONWOOD STATION EATERY IS NEW IN BLUE
Married couple Steve Enger and Jody Lyman have opened the new Cottonwood Station Eatery...
...in the quaint, historic mining village of Blue Diamond, about 40 minutes from Downtown Las Vegas.
Their restaurant with seating for 30 inside and 50 outside with a fire pit and pet-friendly patio is the first new commercial construction there in decades offering a dining destination for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The modern 3,250-square-foot Cottonwood Station Eatery was created in respect of the village's aesthetics, and the goal of creating a social gathering spot.
Cottonwood Station derives its name from the original name of the community, Cottonwood Springs, which was an important station stop as a watering hole on the old Spanish Trail.
The small piece of land housed the village's workshop since 1942, and the building had not been used for decades.
A 1949 Ford truck aging in a backyard is now a de facto sign, and the truck bed features seating for eight on the outdoor patio.
Wood from the original workshop and garage is a prominent part of the interior with its reclaimed wood walls created from the original blue garages that previously stood on this corner of Cottonwood Drive and Village Boulevard.
A history wall showcases black and white photos and information about the area. There's a photo tribute to Tippy, the dog that helped save two miners.
Breakfast costing $4-$7.50begins daily at 6 a.m.
Lunch and dinner are served until 8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and Friday-Saturday until 10 p.m.
The 290 residents of Blue Diamond have the option to order golf cart pizza delivery.
Having designed the logo, Lyman's art talent is showcased, and her own burro-inspired art and coffee mugs are available for sale.
90 NINETY BAR + GRILL OPENS AT SUNCOAST
At the Suncoast, 90 NINETY Bar + Grill...
... is an all-new contemporary yet casual American restaurant delivering modern cuisine, an expansive brew and cocktail selection, and live music.
The neighborhood-style restaurant, named after its 9090 Alta Drive address, is an ideal setting for social hour gatherings, dinners, and lounging – both inside, and on the outdoor patio.
The new venue located off the casino floor with 14 large-screen televisions includes a detailed deluxe bar, cozy lounge space, main dining room accented by a stage for live musical performances, 14-seat private dining room, and an outside patio.
The design showcases an eclectic blend of vintage and modern elements with exposed filament lights and shimmering brass chain structures over the bar. Walls are adorned with a mix of whitewashed brick and rough-sawn planking, and an authentic collection of neon signage from the former Stardust resort.
There's live music Thursday through Saturday starting at 8 p.m.
Among the drinks are 24 brews on tap and a house brew from sister restaurant and downtown brewery, Triple 7 Restaurant and Mircro-brewery at Main Street Station.
Early and late social hours go from 5 to 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to closing.
Dinner service is Wednesday through Sunday starting at 5 p.m.
The venue is closed on Monday and Tuesday.
NEW DELI AT RAMPART CASINO
Clubhouse Deli is now open at Rampart Casino and JW Marriott...
... adjacent to the recently updated Race & Sports Book area and new gaming lounge, featuring signature and custom-made sandwiches, salads, snacks, desserts, breakfast, and hot menu items.
ANDRE'S BISTRO LAUNCHES NEW LUNCH MENU
Andre's Bistro & Bar...
... at 6115 S. Fort Apache Rd., Suite 112 launched a new lunch experience, À La Minute Menu.
The new menu is designed to fit varying timetables and tastes from patrons having a lunch meeting to the need to take a meal back to the office.
The menu, served Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., is a blend of dishes ranging from Plats du Jour to quick delicious salads and wraps.
HUSSONG'S CANTINA NEW MENU
Hussong's Cantina at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place...
...now has an exclusive menu collaboration with Chef Katsuji Tanabe from Bravo's “Top Chef” Season 12.
Menu items start at $10.
Katsuji, born and raised Mexico, is the son of a Japanese father and a Mexican mother.
He recently opened The Nixon Chops & Whiskey, a Mexican steakhouse, in Whittier, Calif.
EMERIL'S FISH HOUSE AT MGM GRAND
Emeril's New Orleans Fish House in the MGM Grand...
... has launched a four-course spring tasting menu for $65 featuring signature and new dishes with seasonal ingredients.
The menu is available from 4-10 p.m. with optional wine pairings starting at $30.
PIZZA AT MINT TAVERN
The recently opened retro 24-hour gaming MINT Tavern...
...has added a pizza program offering nine-inch individual pies in four flavors with 100 percent natural ingredients priced from $8.50-$9.00.
Another change is and a new Happy Hour Monday-Friday, 5-7 p.m., with $3 domestic drafts, well drinks and house wine and eight-inch pizza for $6.
PALMS OPENS SIGNATURE STEAKHOUSE
Scotch 80 Prime...
...a new premier steakhouse and culinary offering as part of the property's $620 million renovation.
The restaurant's name pays homage to the historical and sought-after Scotch 80s Las Vegas' neighborhood, which includes 80 acres of land purchased in the early 1900s by the city's first mayor, Peter Buol.
First Mayor of Las Vegas
The dining experience will feature tableside presentations, a dedicated Whisky Program led by Scotch Master Cody Fredrickson, and locally grown, nutrient dense lettuce and herbs from Urban Seed Las Vegas, an indoor aeroponic sustainable agriculture facility.
Executive Chef Barry S. Dakake, an original Palms team member and part of the opening team at N9NE Steakhouse, is returning to the kitchen alongside Executive Sous Chef Mark Purdy.
The interior décor will feature rich wood textures, chocolate leather tufted booths and a lot of fine art.
A central design feature will be a large statement window overlooking Flamingo Road allowing folks passing by a sneak view of the restaurant's bar and lounge.
An outdoor patio enclosed by a green hedge will offer an al fresco lounge experience.
DELMONICO'S OFFERS NEW WEEKEND SPECIAL MENU
Delmonico Steakhouse at The Venetian...
... has introduced a new three-course weekend Saturday-Sunday lunch menu available from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $38 and $17 bottomless sangria through the summer.
Each course offers a pre-designed selection of options.
Family-owned and operated Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar...
... across from the Hard Rock Hotel has debuted Club Diamante, a free membership-based frequent-patrons' program offering card holders 10% off their check, every day of the year.
Members will also receive regular correspondence containing exclusive offers.
THE SUGAR COOKIE OPENS SECOND VALLEY OUTLET
The Sugar Cookie's second location...
... has opened in Henderson at 10960 Eastern Ave. Suite 109 offering gourmet sugar cookies in a variety of different flavors including lemon, cherry, chocolate, red velvet, coconut, and many more.
For the opening last week, the business rolled out two new flavors:
Cinnamon Roll with cream cheese frosting and candied walnuts and Chocolate Caramel with sea salt.
The Sugar Cookie also makes cookies in mini size, frosted or non-frosted, shortbread, and can turn any pair of cookies into an ice cream sandwich.
The first Las Vegas location is at 4624 W. Sahara Ave.
“PORTION CONTROL” OPENS 2ND LOCATION ON ST.
Healthy casual eatery Portion Control...
... opened its second location inside Suite 150 at 2560 St. Rose Parkway with its guilt-free gourmet menu.
Designed to achieve optimum health, Portion Control offers inspiring alternatives for classic American comfort foods.
The extensive clean eating menu includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and healthy snacks for dine-in, take out and meal prep services.
Portion Control Henderson hours will be Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
HOOTERS OPENS LARGEST STEAK ‘N SHAKE
Hooters just off the Strip just opened , the third Steak ‘n Shake location will transition to being open 24 hours daily. It will also offer a breakfast menu.
The Hooters location offers seating for more than 200 guests and an inside takeout counter. It is modeled after prototypical Steak ‘n Shake locations with the red and white décor and traditional diner style but with a Las Vegas twist.
A hostess greets customers at the front entrance, and diners can sit at the bar and place their bets at one of the bar gaming stations.
In addition, the new location features a Milkshake Bar serving hand-scooped milkshakes.
Founded in 1934 in Normal, Ill., Steak ‘n Shake serves premium burgers and shakes in more than 600 restaurants across the country and the world.
Steak ‘n Shake is the leader in the “better burger” segment of the restaurant industry, serving hand-crafted, premium Steakburgers.
NEW YORK'S SADELLE'S OPEN AT BELLAGIO
Sadelle's in New York
... New York City's popular vintage-style restaurant and bakery established in 2015, opened at Bellagio.
The all-day dining concept will transition from a breakfast-centric haven to a power lunch hotspot to a relaxing dinner locale.
SEND NOODLES OPENS AT THE PALMS
Palms Casino Resort unveiled Send Noodles...
...an Asian fusion-inspired concept.
As part of the ongoing $620 million property-wide renovation, the intimate, art-infused restaurant will join the latest culinary additions Lucky Penny Café and A.Y.C.E. Buffet on the casino floor.
The name Send Noodles is a play on the colloquialism “send it” or “just saying yes” to something.
It will also reflect the service in the restaurant in which dishes will be sent out in the order they are ready.
The eatery will have seating for 34 guests in the dining space and limited seating at the bar.
Eye catching will be two immersive art murals painted by famed Taiwanese-American artist James Jean titled “Alimental Thread.”
Jean is an award-winning illustrator and painter known for his work on films such as “The Shape of Water” and brands including Prada, ESPN and Atlantic Records.
Send Noodles will be open daily for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and midnight Friday and Saturday.
CHINA TANG OPENS AT MGM GRAND
Opening in The District at MGM Grand, renowned Hong Kong-based Lai Sun Group makes its Western Hemisphere with the debut of China Tang...
...which offers a dining experience reviving the glory of the Tang Dynasty regarded as China's golden age of cosmopolitan culture and cuisine.
China Tang serves some of the finest cuisine from Canton, with a touch of Sichuan, a dash of Beijing and a repertoire of dim sum.
Since introducing its first Chinese restaurant Island Tang in the heart of the financial hub in Central, Hong Kong in 2008, Lai Sun Dining, a subsidiary of the Lai Sun Group, now operates nearly 20 restaurants worldwide.
China Tang's atmosphere evokes 1930s Shanghai glamour and draws inspiration from Art Deco nostalgia with a globally curated art collection.
Each evening, the dining room comes alive with Chinese musical entertainment and a noodle pulling performance.
China Tang is open 5-10:30 p.m. for dinner on weekdays, lunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday 11:30 a.m.-midnight, and Sunday 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
New to the burger scene, Burgerim...
... with a Las Vegas-location at 9635 Bermuda Road has ramped up expansion efforts anticipating a total of 130 outlets by the end of 2018.
The Los Angeles-based company serves completely customizable 2.8 oz. gourmet burgers with 11 different patty options.
DOWNTOWN TERRACE INTRODUCES NEW OFFERINGS
Downtown Terrace rooftop restaurant in Downtown Container Park...
... has debuted several new menu selections as well as all-you-can-drinkBellinis, Bloody Marys, mimosas and house wine available seven days a week, open to close for $16 with the purchase of an entrée.
A new array of gourmet quick serve cuisine includes:
appetizers such as Edamame $5 - add Hummus $9
salads which can be served as wraps like the Thai Spice Chicken $12
the BLT Salad $10
a revamped variety of entrees and sides including Pastrami Rueben Sandwich $12
Chicken & Waffle Sliders $13
For folks in a rush, Downtown Terrace guarantees being served in 30 minutes or less between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday – Friday, or lunch is on them.
The Mob Museum is partnering with Oscar's steakhouse at the Plaza on a $99 package combining admission to the museum with a special three-course dinner and a cocktail at former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman's namesake restaurant.
The package is available on both websites.
PRONTO BY GIADA NOW OPEN AT CAESARS PALACE
Celebrated chef, author and television personality, Giada De Laurentiis, has opened her second Las Vegas restaurant, Pronto by Giada...
...at Caesars Palace serving De Laurentiis' signature California-Italian fare made in an abbreviated time in a casual format.
Pronto is situated across from Rao's and the Bacchanal Buffet, and at the base of the new Convention Center escalators.
Pronto features everything from pastries to paninis to cakes by the slice, a specialty coffee program, expansive wine list, and an Italian-inspired retail space.
Based out of Durham, N.C., Pronto is the first eatery in Nevada to introduce Counter Culture Coffee to Las Vegas.
The third-wave coffee program brings quality and freshness to the forefront, while responsibly sourcing their beans. The coffee menu also features traditional drip brews, nitro options and eye-catching foam art.
Pronto's open space décor features natural elements such as wood and marble quartz, coupled with pops of color in the Italian-inspired tile and chairs, and personalized artwork like a neon sign of De Laurentiis' famous saying, “eat a little bit of everything and not a lot of anything.”
Hours are daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., with the wine bar opening at 11 a.m.
EUREKA! IS NEW RESTAURANT IN FREMONT EAST
...opened on Fremont Street across from the El Cortez with an industrial and modern design featuring nearly 5,000 square feet encompassing a spacious interior and patio.
Opening hours are 11 a.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m. on weekends and run until midnight or 1 a.m. accordingly.
The new 170-seat restaurant is offering such dishes as Osso Buco Riblets, Fresno Fig Burger and Loco Moco as well as weekend brunch highlights Bread Pudding French Toast and Steak N' Eggs.
Eureka! features an elevated collection of the best local craft beers including Hop Nuts, Lovelady Brewing, Able Baker and more, along with small batch whiskeys and classic cocktails.
RAMSAY'S HELL'S KITCHEN RESTAURANT OPENS AT
Multi-Michelin star chef and television personality Gordon Ramsay has opened his first eatery inspired by the global hit television “Hell's Kitchen” show airing in 41 countries.
Open at Caesars Palace for lunch and dinner, the 300-seat restaurant has already logged reservations for nearly 25,000 guests.
The restaurant had a soft opening in January, and for the grand opening, Ramsay was joined by the finalists of Season 17 “Hell's Kitchen All-Stars” and famous personalities from the sports and entertainment world.
The experiential and immersive destination restaurant has a design transporting guests to the studio set with the signature fiery pitchfork evident marking the entryway; life-size video screen of Chef Ramsay greeting visitors upon arrival; plus chefs and cooks in uniforms from the show with red and blue jackets accompanied by coordinating bandanas.
The winner of current season, Michelle, is the Head Chef and will have her portrait will go on the winner's wall with other previous champions.
Menu items include several of the most successful signature menu items and recipes featured on the television show while items direct from the program will be added as new episodes air.
The bustling kitchen is the eatery's centerpiece with mosaic tiles artfully framing the open space.
Additional key elements of the show are infused, such as fire and heat and custom-designed lighting combining brass rods with pitchfork features and runs across the high ceilings.
The iconic “H” and pitchfork symbols are cleverly featured throughout with specially-designed, laser-cut screen partitions and soft charcoal and ash-hued wallcovering.
The room feels like the set of “Hell's Kitchen.”
FLOCK & FOWL OPENS AT THE OGDEN
Flock & Fowl...
...a popular eatery known for its “perfect plate of chicken rice,” has opened its second valley location on the ground floor at The Ogden, a 21-story downtown high-rise, in space formerly occupied for a couple years by Itsy Bitsy Ramen & Whisky.
In addition to the restaurant's staple – chicken rice - the new location features an expanded, globally-inspired menu and longer hours from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and midnight on Friday and Saturday than its original location on West Sahara Avenue close to the Golden Steer Steakhouse. Flock &
Fowl's new 2,500-square-foot restaurant is owned by restaurant power couple, Sheridan Su and Jenny Wong.
THE PUB AT ARIA
Todd English P.U.B. is gone next to Aria and the makeover is now...
GUADALAJARA BACK AT BOULDER STATION
A locals' Mexican favorite reentered the dining scene at Boulder Station.
Cabo Mexican Restaurant was changed back into Guadalajara with its menu of authentic Mexican dishes served with generous portions.
Guadalajara was a staple at Palace Station since it opened in 1990, and at Boulder Station, opening in 1994.
In 2011, parent company Station Casinos transformed both locations into Cabo Mexican Restaurants.
MANCHU WOK NOW OPEN AT THE PLAZA
...opened in the food court at the Plaza downtown offering fast and fresh Chinese cuisine.
Manchu WOK has more than 130 stores worldwide with signature dishes – like General Tso's Chicken and Orange Chicken.
Hours will be Sunday through Thursday 10:30 a.m. to midnight and Friday through Saturday until 1 a.m.
LOLLI & POPS OPENS FIRST NEVADA LOCATION
Lolli & Pops...
... a growing mass-premium candy company, will open its first location in Nevada with a brand-new store at Las Vegas' Fashion Show.
The new store is the 46th location for the San Francisco-based company, which is on schedule to open more than 30 more stores across the United States by the end of 2018.
At the Fashion Show location, guests will be greeted with a display of colorful French macarons, marzipan fruits and a gummy bear bar with more than 15 flavors.
The 2,200-square-foot outlet will feature the brand's old-fashioned sweet shoppe aesthetic featuring soft mint green walls with gold accents and turn of the century inspired decor including a calligraphy-accented chalkboard.
“Magic Maker” staff will be dressed in bow ties, striped aprons, and straw boater hats.
ROSINA IS NEW COCKTAIL RETREAT AT THE PALAZZO
The new elegant and luxurious Rosina...
... refined cocktail retreat is open now at The Palazzo off the casino.
The 65-seat cocktail sanctuary provides an old-school allure with its Art Deco flair complete with shimmering shades of black, pearl, gold and rich burgundy.
The intimate setting features a stunning façade of solid brass molding and custom-shaped glass resembling a faceted jewelry box.
The 1,100-square foot bar offers classic luxury while the décor pops with opulent crystal chandeliers hanging above rich maroon u-shaped banquettes found on each side of the bar, as well as high-top tables with rich burgundy chairs punctuated and small cocktail tables paired with pearl colored leather chairs spread throughout the lounge area.
Rosina’s most innovative feature is a “Champagne Call Button” to top off a patron’s flute.
TROPICANA AND SUNCOAST HIGHLIGHT ASIAN
Located off of the casino floor, the Tropicana will soon debut an all-new restaurant concept, Red Lotus Asian Kitchen, early in 2018 featuring an approachable Asian-inspired menu offering lunch and dinner as well as grab-and-go options.
The newest dining experience at the Suncoast is Peng Zu showcasing Asian favorites in a contemporary atmosphere evoking the casual noodle shops of Hong Kong and Shanghai. Suspended overhead are 50 authentic, screen-printed parasols from China converted into an eye-catching ceiling feature.
The bright restaurant’s back wall features a wall-to-wall custom art installation designed with imagery and symbolism representing joy, longevity, and good fortune.
Founded on the legend of Peng Zu who lived in China 800 years ago, the restaurant serves a signature soup as well as dinner specialties prepared fresh to order.
Peng Zu serves dinner daily beginning at 4 p.m.
PALMS OPENS A.Y.C.E. BUFFET
The Palms, which is now part of the Station Casinos' family, opened A.Y.C.E.(All You Can Eat), the reimagined buffet concept in a swanky environment.
The A.Y.C.E. Buffet is part of the Palms' $485 million renovation plan, which will touch virtually every aspect of the property.
Worldly cuisine will be presented in an innovative, technique-focused fashion in an open food hall setting with communal tables.
The new buffet will feature seven different food stations:
...The Hearth centering around a brick oven.
...The Roastery with a central rotisserie.
... The World Pan.
... Smoke & Fire.
...The Revival focusing on wellness.
...Sweet & Light.
Adult beverages will include a mix of “ready-to-drink” canned beverages, a selection of draft beers, and wines by Canyon Road Winery.
A.Y.C.E. will be open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and will offer a Bottomless Mimosa Brunch on Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
SHAKE SHACK OPENS FIFTH SOUTHERN NEVADA
Modern day “roadside” burger stand Shake Shack...
... opened its fifth location in Southern Nevada at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, the open-air village-styled shopping destination at 905 South Grand Central Parkway.
In addition to Shack classics, there will be a selection of frozen custard concretes and as part of the company's mission to Stand For Something Good, the new outlet will donate 5% of sales from its Pie Oh My concrete to Three Square.
In keeping with Shake Shack's commitment to green architecture and eco-friendly construction, the new location is constructed with recycled and sustainable materials such as table tops made from reclaimed bowling alley lanes.
MINUS5 ICE EXPERIENCE DEBUTS NEW ICY LOOK
Minus5 Ice Experience...
... which launched America's first ice experience, has unveiled an all-new winter wonderland experience at its flagship location inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place.
The recent overhaul features a lunar landing complete with astronaut and space backdrop, an ice castle that pays tribute to the hit series “Game of Thrones;” an under the sea experience from Atlantis featuring King Neptune, and more.
...has opened its 2nd location in the T-Mobile Arena at the main entrance of the first floor as well as on the main concourse of the sports and entertainment venue.
ALL-AMERICAN RESTAURANT CONCEPT OPENS
...opened in the Emergency Arts Building in Downtown Las Vegas.
The company's co-founder Paul Frederick says they build their restaurants with their values in mind…Energy, Discovery, and Community.
The new 70-seat eatery will add contemporary charm to the Fremont East District with an industrial and modern design, spacious interior and nearly 5,000-square-foot patio.
Eureka! specializes in American classics with a modern twist with a diverse selection of appetizers, all-natural Angus chuck burgers, signature plates, innovative salads, and desserts accompanied by an all-American beverage program. Eureka! will be open daily at 11 a.m. and feature a weekend brunch and daily “hoppy” hours.
CAFÉ SANUKI OPENS IN CHINATOWN
The newest restaurant in Chinatown is Café Sanuki...
...a Japanese Noodle Bar, with dishes highlighting the Udon noodle.
The owner has taken factitious efforts to make his dining experience completely authentic following the special precise preparation in a time-honored tradition in Japan following a specific set of rules.
To do so, he traveled to the village of Sanuki, Japan, to learn from Udon Master Mr. Minemoto, and has imported machinery to make the noodles, as well as ingredients from the area.
Ordering is cafeteria style and a display of sample dishes when you enter helps your selection.
Café Sanuki is located at 4821 Spring Mountain Road facing Decatur Blvd.
It is open daily for lunch and for dinner at 5:30 p.m. with a break between the meals.
IMPOSSI-BOWL BURGER DEBUTS AT BROOKLYN
Brooklyn Bowl at the The Linq Promenade has a seriously sustainable upgrade to its menu with the addition of The Impossi-bowl Burger.
It is the fourth location in Las Vegas to offer the carnivore-duping plant-based patty by Impossible Foods made from all-natural ingredients, including wheat, coconut oil and potatoes.
The key is in the heme, an ingredient found in plants but that is also particularly abundant in meat. This is what makes the meat sizzle with that distinctive meaty aroma and flavor.
Brooklyn Bowl, a LEED Certified green building, has placed sustainability high on its list of priorities since it opened in March 2014.
Compared to cows, the Impossi-bowl uses 95 percent less land, 74 percent less water and creates 87 percent less greenhouse gas emissions, so it is a natural fit for the eco-conscious venue.
THE HALAL GUYS OPENS AT CAESARS PALACE
The New York City staple, The Halal Guys...
... opened its second Las Vegas location and first on the Strip inside the Forum Food Court at Caesars Palace.
It is also the first halal restaurant of its kind to open inside a United States casino resort.
The Halal Guys is open for lunch, dinner and late into the night.
The menu features signature sandwiches and platters with a choice of chicken, beef gyro, chicken and gyro combo or crispy falafel.
Meals including vegetarian-friendly dishes are made to be customized with toppings, smooth hummus, smoky baba ghanoush, golden fries and more. Guests can drizzle or drench their meals with white sauce or spice things up with the fiery hot sauce and there’s baklava for dessert.
...is hosting Chicago’s original craft beer company Goose Island Beer Company for its December “Tap Takeover.”
The Midwest brewery is offering five draft beers including: Goose IPA; Green Line Pale Ale; Halia; Goose Summertime Kölsch; and limited release 2017 Bourbon County Brand Stout Original.
Beers are $9, $15 and $27 for 14- 25- and 50-ounce drafts.
On Tap Takeover Tuesdays, the 14-ounce draft is two-for-one.
BAVETTE'S STEAKHOUSE & BAR DEBUTS AT PARK
Renowned Chicago restaurant group Hogsalt Hospitality has opened Bavette's Steakhouse & Bar...
... as part of the Monte Carlo's makeover into Park MGM.
Paying homage to Gilded Age opulence, the ambiance features glowing chandeliers, sultry jazz, rich woods, red banquettes, and a mix of vintage art and murals by acclaimed artist David Plunkert.
In speakeasy fashion, in the back of Bavette's is a hidden parlor bar. Bavette's is open daily at 5 p.m. serving decadently reimagined steakhouse fare with some French flair.
GEN KOREAN BBQ HOUSE AT GALLERIA MALL
OFFERS NEW APPROACH
When you think of visiting the Galleria at Sunset mall for shopping, add dining to the special offerings there.
Three restaurants sit side by side, Larsen's Grill, World of Beer and GEN Korean BBQ House, on an upper level with outside entrances directly facing the free parking lot.
GEN Korean BBQ House...
... the first in the valley with another one planned on the west side of town, offers all-you-can-eat Korean barbecue at set prices $15.99 for lunch and $20.99 for dinner.
It's a different experience and not a buffet.
You sit at a table or booth with you own tabletop grill and cook your food, which makes for a fun experience especially when dining with friends.
The food is plentiful and menu options boundless consisting of freshly prepared meats, seafood, and vegetables, and many side dishes.
If you visit during peak times, be prepared to wait since they don't take reservations.
Hours are daily 11 a.m.-midnight.
Carnevino Italian Steakhouse at The Palazzo...
and... B&B Ristorante at The Venetian...
... are serving white truffle menus to celebrate the truffle harvest season throughout November based on availlability.
Cost is $300.
TROY LIQUOR BAR IS NEW AT GOLDEN NUGGET
Golden Nugget has a new nightlife experience with the venue, Troy Liquor Bar...
... which replaces the second-story Gold Diggers nightclub and opened Nov. 24.
Imported from Manhattan's trendy Meatpacking District, Troy Liquor Bar is located right off the Fremont Street Experience entrance and open Thursday through Sunday at 9 p.m.
The venue has new porcelain tile walls, plush lounge seating, bottle service, one-of-a-kind artwork, a diverse rotation of DJs, dance floor and a state-of-the-art sound system.
The second-level balcony offers views overlooking the Fremont Street Experience.
Also at the new sleek cocktail retreat, blackjack tables will be featured.
COSMOPOLITAN MAKES ALTERATIONS TO
The standout Chandelier bar at the Cosmopolitan...
... has received a few upgrades recently to go along other tweaking at the resort.
The eye-catching extreme crystal strands giving the multi-level lounge its distinctive appearance haven't gone away.
The changes include new furniture, colors and spaces.
Changes to the street level were completed last year.
The first level is more open and includes bar top video poker.
On the second level, an area on the periphery of the lounge was converted to be a common area allowing for seating for three nearby food-and-beverage offerings: Eggslut, Milk Bar and the Juice Standard.
A large origami-style rabbit sculpture and other art was also added along with more agile furniture replacing heavier lounge-style seating.
Floors, walls and bar top were replaced with lighter color and reflective finishes.
Currently middle section level 1.5 is under construction and will receive new furniture, floor and bar along with some cosmetic upgrades by the end of the year.
NEW BUFFET AND GRILL OPEN
The Tropicana's new dining experience opened and will be the all-you-can-eat Savor, the Buffet.
The restaurant will offer up to four live action stations featuring various cuisines such as American, Asian, Italian and Mexican and showcase fresh, made-to-order pizza and pasta stations.
Savor will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. with prices starting at $21.95 for breakfast, $26.95 for lunch, and $31.95-$34.95 for dinner. To-go options will also be available.
The Wrangler Grill, a new rodeo steakhouse inspired by Mexican musical artists and rodeo stars...
... opened at the Silver Nugget in North Las Vegas for breakfast, lunch and dinner at affordable prices.
Hours are 8 a.m. to midnight daily.
Current promotions include a two egg breakfast for$1.99and prime rib dinner for $5.99.
ROSINA COCKTAIL RETREAT DEBUTS AT THE PALAZZO
...an elegant 65-seat cocktail retreat, at The Palazzo is the first of three new cocktail bars planned for the resort.
Designed to look like an elegant train car, it will have an Art Deco flair with shades of black, champagne, rose gold and blush, a façade of solid brass molding and custom-shaped glass, and bold brass inlayed flooring.
The bar will feature hand-crafted crystal lighting, tufted leather seats with the Rosina monogram, pink velvet chairs in the lounge area, and curtained banquette tables flanking the bar. Rosina's most innovative feature will be a “Champagne Call Button” to top off a patron's flute.
Cravings buffet at The Mirage...
... introduced Chef's Table offering a new VIP treatment. The personalized experience includes a dedicated team delivering table side presentations and exclusive multi-course culinary creations.
The group's epicurean adventure is available nightly from 4 to 9 p.m. for $49.99 and $52.99 Friday-Sunday.
Alternative offerings are available for guests with dietary restrictions as well as the buffet's 11 international stations with unlimited soft drinks, beer and wine.
Black Tap Craft Burgers &
...will open its newest location this winter at The Venetian
adjacent to the poker room and feature patio dining overlooking the resort's
It will be Black Tap's first expansion in the United States
beyond its four New York locations.
The restaurant with its signature CrazyShakes is helmed by
Michelin-starred chef Joe Isidori and lauded restaurateur and nightclub
developer Chris Barish.
... located Downtown unveiled a fresh, newly expanded and
Keeping the original industrial-inspired décor, the
three-year old neighborhood urban dining hot spot now includes an all-new
welcoming entryway, bar and lounge, plus additional seating
Las Vegas' new doughnut boss reality television star Brett Raymer of the hit show “Tanked” opened his doughnut and ice
cream experience to Henderson. Donut
...with another location in Spring Valley and plans to expand
to a third location, is home of the doughnut ice cream
JERRY'S NUGGET OPENS NEW PIZZERIA
Jerry's Nugget in North Las
... revamped the closed Uncle Angelo's
Pizza Joint and replaced it with
Contento Pizzeria and Bar specializing in gourmet pizzas and pastas made
in an authentic Italian style led by two pizza specialists from Florence, Italy,
Carmine “Giuseppe” Conte and Ismaele Romano.
Contento features an extensive wine list
with a fine selection of 50 wines under $100.
Hours are 11:30 a.m.
to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until 10:30 p.m. on Friday and
The lounge and bar's
Happy Hour are Monday through Friday, 3-6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to closing,
with wine by the glass and signature cocktails for $6 each.
Mondays a bottle of wine will be half off.
For a quick meal, Contento To-Go will be
located alongside the dining restaurant.
Blue Ribbon Fried
... at Grand Bazaar and in Downtown
Summerlin is introducing the Boo! Bird sandwich with a ghost pepper BBQ
sauce drizzled atop Blue Ribbon's signature fried chicken.
To launch the new sandwich, guests can participate in a
Trick-or-Treat costume Instagram challenge to win a complimentary sandwich for
Lakeside restaurant Americana Las
... in the Desert Shores community
starts a new Sunday Soirée offering half-priced bottles of champagne and
sparkling wines every Sunday starting at 4
Canyon Helicopters has launched tours showcasing a new dining experience
the Grand Canyon West’s new restaurant,
“Home of the Eagle.”
Lunch at Sa’Nyu
Wa features a panoramic view through glass walls of the canyon and Eagle Point.
James Mendoza’s menu will feature Southwest dishes and Asian-inspired
CHĒBA HUT OPENS FIRST NEVADA
Counter-culture themed restaurant Chēba Hut “Toasted” Subs will open its 20th location and first in Nevada this month at
2550 S. Rainbow Blvd, Suite 113 serving handcrafted
Hours will be 10
Chēba Hut will be a 2,620-square-foot
restaurant with an outdoor patio and full bar highlighting local and regional
craft beer on tap.
There will be music by local musicians, late
night happy hours and other events.
The quick-serve restaurant offers more than
25 varieties of specialty meat and vegetarian sandwiches in three sizes:
four-inch Nugs, eight-inch Pinners and 12-inch Blunts.
A “munchies” menu has items such as “Goo
Balls,” loaded not'chos, pretzel nuggets and Rice Krispie
Each location showcases its distinctiveness
with a “Secret Stash” menu created by the staff.
Chēba Hut was founded by Scott Jennings in
1998 near Arizona State University.
La Flor de Michoacán...
... has opened at Texas Station
next to Panda Express with a family-owned dessert stop bringing homemade Mexican
ice cream and treats to the food court.
La Flor de Michoacán has three other locations in Las Vegas
and originally opened in 2006.
DIRT DOG OPENS SECOND VEGAS LOCATION AT GRAND
... makes it the
second Las Vegas location for the LA-based doggery.
menu is inspired by Los Angeles street food featuring one-of-a-kind dogs, elote,
fried desserts and more.
“the official hot dog of Los Angeles,” the menu stars
are the bacon wrapped 100 percent beef dogs with a multitude of toppings and
sides such as Flithy Fries and sweets like Horchata Ice Cream.
Outlet opens at 10 a.m. daily and closes at midnight and 2
The name Dirt
Dog is because CEO Timothy Cam in the early ‘90s was working in downtown LA with
limited dining options and discovered a lady selling bacon-wrapped hot dogs on a
cart adjacent to a traffic-heavy dirt road.
advised against eating them because of the dirt and did anyway and loved
PRIMM & PROPER OPENS AT PRIMM VALLEY RESORT
Resort & Casino as part of its remodel has opened a new 24/7 restaurant
called Primm &
American favorites for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night.
environment features oversized plush booths, sandstone brick decor and striking
red window panes along with a neon sign lighting up the phrase “good food, good
people good times.”
Primm, Nev., about 40 minutes from Las Vegas, the resort finished a $3.5 million
room renovation last November.
Hamptons restaurant at Tivoli Village...
... is now open featuringtwo levels of
industrial-chic interior design and modern American cuisinewith a twist.
fast-casual seafood restaurant at The Grand Canal Shops at
The Venetian and Miracle Mile Shops at the Planet
...has launched a new menu featuring a modern twist on traditional
Examples include: “The Nantucket”
Roll; “Maryland Blue Crab” Roll; Tacos; Lobster Mex cobb tostada;
and Ceviche tostada.
VegeNation OPEN IN
Two years after
opening Downtown, the popular 100 percent plant-based
... with Chef Donald
Lemperleis bringing the
environmentally-conscious menu to Henderson at 10075 S. Eastern
BOOTLEGGER BISTRO OFFERING HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS
The Bootlegger Italian Bistro on the “South
Strip”... ...offers a vintage Vegas
restaurant has new happy hours available
daily at its bar and
lounge from 2-6 p.m. and midnight to 3 a.m.
with drinks from $3.50 to $5 and
Wine & Whiskey Lounge at Town
...has new additions to its weekend
brunch and $20
bottomless drink offerings from 11 a.m. to 3:30
Guests receive Arancini, which is fritters made with mascarpone,
roasted mushrooms and truffle aioli.
There’s a new signature Bloody Mary for $18, which is a hearty combination of Tito’s Vodka, bacon,
pickle, olive popper, salami, lemon, lime and waffle
For $4 a guest, Double Helix presents
“Rose All Day” on
Chef Emeril Lagasse’s Las Vegas
the exclusive release of a W.L. Weller Antique 107 Single Barrel Select wheated
Limited to 156 one-liter
bottles, this unique 107
proof (53.5% ABV) bourbon is available
Delmonico Steakhouse at The
Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House at MGM
Table 10 at The
Delmonico Steakhouse lead bartender
Lillian Hargrove has
created two new cocktails to showcase the
spirit, which are being offered at all
DOWNTOWN GRAND LAUNCHES
"THIRD THURSDAY ON 3rd"
Grand has started “Third Thursday on 3rd”
street festivals between Ogden and Stewart from
The road side
affair will feature five gourmet food trucks — Truk-N-Yaki, Stripchezze, The Cookie Bar, Cousins Maine
Lobster and Waffle Love, a live street art
battle from Secret Walls plus games, give-a-ways, a DJ and more.
will make their debut performance at the Downtown Grand with a street battle
resulting in each artist’s work being installed on the property’s 3rd Street
main attraction will be a 90-minute creative clash under the street lights
between two Secret Walls artists vying for expressive
PANG PONG EXPANDS AND DEBUTS NEW SPACE AT GOLD
restaurant Ping Pang Pong at the Gold Coast...
debuted in 2001, revealed its redesigned and 50-percent larger expanded space
where the showroom once resided with a ribbon cutting and exhilarating Lion
The new space
can seat 300 and a private banquet room can accommodate nearly 100 guests.
The entry portal
is flanked by two authentic foo dog sculptures acquired direct from China.
area has a host station designed to resemble a Chinese apothecary cabinet and
overhead are silk lanterns festooned with red tassels.
Dim sum service
is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, with pushcarts offering a selection
of more than 80 authentic dishes from provinces throughout
PALMS OPENS NEW DINING CONCEPT, LUCKY PENNY CAFÉ
Palms Casino Resort unveiled its new 24-hour dining concept off the casino
floor, Lucky Penny
...serving up a
playful American cuisine menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.
The eatery also
offers a healthier menu for guests on the go, a wok station and a pastry window.
The café marks
the property’s first major enhancement under Station Casinos’ ownership.
café features mid-century modern elements in dark neutral wood tones with
touches of blue and gold, oversized light fixtures, marble tables and
countertops, and spirited artwork.
The dining area
is surrounded by vintage-inspired whitewashed organic ashlar stone walls with
bronze screen panels.
wrap-around counter with individual charging stations is ideal for business and
7th & CARSON BAR AND
RESTAURANT OPENS DOWNTOWN
“location” for a name, 7th & Carson Bar and
... opened on a familiar Downtown Las Vegas corner sitting adjacent to
Downtown Container Park.
directly into the patio garden with fresh herbs hanging from the walls and green
foliage lining the brick enclosed outdoor dining area.
Patrons may dine
al fresco or inside the cozy main dining room.
Open seating is
available at the counter with the exhibition hearth oven or at the bar.
program designed by Executive Chef Gregg Fortunato is comprised of simple
shareable plates with a playful twist.
establishment is open Thursday through Monday 5 p.m. to
...is thrilled to announce it has set up a “Shack” in Henderson at The District at
Green Valley Ranch.
The Henderson Shake Shack will be
located at 2225 Village Walk Drive.
Shake Shack is a critically
acclaimed, modern day “roadside” burger stand known for its 100% all-natural,
antibiotic-free Angus beef burgers, chicken (no hormones added ever), griddle
flat-top dogs, fresh-made frozen custard, crispy crinkle cut fries, beer, wine
In addition to the Shack classics,
the Henderson Shack will be offering a selection of local frozen custard
...is open now
with lunch service daily except Sunday
from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
In addition, new
seasonal menu items have been added.
MB STEAK OPENS AT HARD ROCK
Morton and Michael Morton celebrated the grand opening
of MB Steak at Hard Rock.
7,800-square-foot restaurant reveals itself gradually through its tunnel
entryway opening onto the first floor bar and dining room, and a lit staircase
leading to the garden bar and lounge.
dining room and bar room offer intimate dining alternatives. MB Steak represents
the next generation in a long legacy of restaurateurs, which includes their
father, legendary restaurateur Arnie Morton, their grandfather Morton C. Morton,
and Hymie, their great-grandfather.
MB stands for “My
... a local
valley restaurant dedicated to serving true East Tennessee BBQ, is kicking off
BBQ lovers can
enjoy the special menu item, as a sandwich or hearty plateful.
A seven to eight
pound log of bologna is slow-cooked six hours and cut into thick, quarter inch
...is a culinary tour offered at
Caesars Entertainment’s Las Vegas
one price and get access to up to five buffets in a 24-hour
period for $49.99 for Total Rewards members
and $10 more for non-members.
Upgrades are available to visit
the premium Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace or have the expanded seafood
option at Carnival World & Seafood Buffet at the
...the galaxy’s first land-based robotic bar, opened in the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.
Tipsy Robot is the bar
of the future showcasing precision mixology combined with robotic innovation.
Tipsy Robot will be open 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays and to
midnight on weekends.
cocktail-shaking robots will interact with customers allowing them to order and
customize cocktails via the bar’s tablets. The robots mirror the actions of
human bartenders, from mixing and pouring, to the slicing of garnishes, and the
choice of shaken versus stirred. Each beverage takes 70-90 seconds from order to
venue’s interior design will include metal mesh, corrugated steel, and an
otherworldly cosmic-inspired video streaming on the bar’s nine big screens.
won’t be running the entire operation. The “Galactic Ambassadors,” human staff,
will complement the robot bartenders.
TROPICANA UNVEILS NAPA VALLEY-INSPIRED STEAKHOUSE
The Tropicana, as part of its continued
revitalization, debuted an all-new Napa Valley-inspired steakhouse
The restaurant celebrates Napa Valley’s
acclaimed wines with a wide variety of cuts including dry-aged, Wagyu and grass
fed beef, and a nightly carving special served
Upon entry, guests will view a stunning wine wall
showcasing more than 150 bottles of wines.
Dining room contemporary design elements will
showcase artwork and photographs of the renowned vineyards, wineries and
surrounding areas of Oakville.
The restaurant will also offer a private dining room
available for up to 40 guests.
Since late 2016, the Tropicana has added casual
outlets Barista Café and Fresh Mix.
THE BLACK SHEEP IS NEW VALLEY
... opened in the southwest at 8680 W. Warm Springs Road with
Chef-partner Jamie Tran serving heroriginal take on casual modern
Tran opened The
Black Sheep in partnership with hospitality veterans Andy Hooper and Jon
50-seat restaurant features a modern yet rustic feel with gray shiplap walls,
muted industrial lighting, a mirrored accent wall and an aluminum awning,
anchored by a 24-foot mural of a landscape dotted with
under Charlie Palmer at Aureole, starting as a part time line cook and leaving
as executive sous chef five and a half years later.
She also worked
in banquets at The Venetian and most previously served as executive chef at DB
Open nightly from 5-11 p.m., the restaurant boasts an
elevated neighborhood experience while offering Strip-quality technique,
adventuresome wine selections and serious cocktails at an approachable value.
Starters range from$5-$13 and
entrees from $17-$25, with
a daily happy hour from 5-6 p.m. and 10-11 p.m. featuring $1
oysters and food and drink specials.