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MACARONI GRILL ON RAINBOW TO SUPPORT
Macaroni Grill on Rainbow...
will give back 20% of dinner sales to the Salvation Army on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 4-9 p.m.
Simply mention to your server that you are dining in/take out for Benefit Night.
FERRARO'S NEXT “TASTE & LEARN” EVENT
Ferraro's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar...
...across from the Hard Rock on Paradise will partner with Umani Ronchi Winery featuring high-quality Italian wines for its next Taste & Learn event on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $65 inclusive.
PT's TAVERNS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY
National Pancake Day on Wednesday, Sept. 26...
...will have all PT's Taverns with 60 locations in Nevada celebrating by offering its buttermilk pancake plate for $2 all day.
ROBERT IRVINE'S PUBLIC HOUSE AT TROPICANA
SPECIAL “BEER” DINNER
Robert Irvine's Public House at the Tropicana...
... has planned a special beer dinner featuring the Irish brew, Guinness.
Executive Chef Kelsey Macstravic with Guinness Brewery Ambassador Eoghain Clavin will host a beer-centric four-course pairing dinner on Friday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m.
Master Guinness Ambassador will teach the six steps to pouring the perfect pint.
Cost is $50.
CRAFTHAUS BREWERY OPENS ANOTHER TASTING
To celebrate CraftHaus Brewery's secondary tasting room...
...opening on California Street in the Las Vegas Arts District across from Esther's Kitchen, the restaurant will host a special beer garden dinner on Sept 25.
CraftHaus Brewery will offer specialty and one-off beers to pair with the multi-course family-style meal, which will also be prepared with beer ingredients.
Tickets online are $75 for the 6 and 9 p.m. dinners with limited seating for 30 each time.
Esther's Kitchen is located at 1130 S. Casino Center Blvd.
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.
BOTTOMLESS BLOODY MARY'S AT NACHO DADDY
... is now offering bottomless mimosas or Bloody Mary's and new brunch items at the Summerlin location on Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
In addition, there is an all-day Happy Hour on Sundays.
TREVI AT CAESARS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL PIZZA
MONTH IN OCTOBER
TREVI Italian Restaurant in the Forum Shops at Caesars...
... will throw a month-long pizza party with all kinds of pizza specials starting at $16 in October in honor of National Pizza Month.
SPECIAL TACOS AT CABO WABO CANTINA ON
“NATIONAL TACO DAY”
On National Taco Day, Thursday, Oct. 4...
... Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood...
... will serve up a variety selection of tacos starting at $14.95.
FREED'S BAKERY TO OFFER RAIDERS CUPCAKES
Freed's Bakery featured on Food Network's “Vegas Cakes” series is showing support for Las Vegas' future home team with Raiders-themed cupcakes available in-store or for delivery throughout the 2018 football season.
In addition, fans of all professional football teams can have their favorite team's logo on cupcakes with 48 hours of notice.
Each themed cupcake is $3.25, or $34 per dozen.
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.
GREAT AMERICAN FOODIE FEST RETURNS TO SUNSET STATION
The Great American Foodie Fest...
...which was founded in 2012 as the Las Vegas Foodie Fest, will return to Sunset Station Oct. 4-7.
This food-centric event highlights specialty food vendors and gourmet food trucks from around the country which have been featured on the Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel. Recently two Cooking Channel's show “Carnival Eats” and “Carnival Kings” showcased the festival.
This year a Craft Brew Experience and totally 80s-themed entertainment has been added along with the carnival rides, games, eating competitions, arts/craft and retail vendors, and more.
Presale general admission online is $8 or $10 for a Day Pass at the gate.
The Craft Brew Experience, which includes a Four Day Pass plus 10 tastings (4oz.) from a variety of 24 Craft Brew stations, pre-sale is $25 and $30 at the gate.
BUCK BEERS AT SOUTH POINT DURING FOOTBALL
South Point Casino Bars...
... will serve $1 Budweiser products every Sunday during professional and college football season.
Guests can enjoy $1 bottles including Bud Light,Budweiser or Michelob Ultra from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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.
FREED'S BAKERY WILL OPEN SECOND VALLEY
While Freed's Bakery's...
... imaginative designs have been showcased in Food Network's popular show, “Vegas Cakes,” the family-owned and operated business since 1959 will be opening a second location.
Freed's Bakery is located at 9815 S. Eastern Ave. and the new 1,160-square-foot Freed's Dessert Shop will be on the opposite side of the valley at 6475 N. Decatur Blvd.
The grand opening celebration, which will also acknowledge the bakery's 59th anniversary, will be from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6.
Open to the public, the event will include giveaways, promotions, free cupcakes and family entertainment.
Operating hours for Freed's Dessert Shop will be 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sundays.
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.
WOLFGANG PUCK BEGINS “THE GRILL GATHERING”
Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at Downtown Summerlin...
... will begin an all-new The Grill Gathering Series with its first installment on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m.
Beer & BBQ will pair brews from local, family-owned Lovelady Brewing Company in Henderson.
Wolfgang Puck chefs, Tim Duda from Downtown Summerlin and Dylan Hallas from MGM Grand will partner to create a family-style feast exploring a variety of Southern-inspired cuisine, expertly matched with six signature beers.
Tickets are $75 inclusive.
NOW THE ART OF THE COCKTAIL
...who won the 2018 James Beard Cookbook Award for Modernist Bread portraying food in new and unexpected ways, is debuting seven classic cocktail images at his Modernist Cuisine Gallery at the Forum Shops at Caesars.
Myhrvold, known for his vivid and disruptive food photography, now has 90 food-focused images on display and for sale at both his Las Vegas and New Orleans galleries.
The new cocktail collection pays homage to some of the most iconic party drinks.
Myhrvold used innovative photography techniques and custom-built equipment, including brand new robots, to capture intoxicating images with a twist.
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.
LA LA NOODLE IS COMING TO PARK MGM THIS FALL
La La Noodle is a new dining concept debuting at Park MGM this November.
It will be a casual destination and relaxed atmosphere serving authentic Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai cuisine.
The restaurant will have a prime location near the Park Theater with a covered outdoor patio and minimalist design.
Named after the Mandarin term for “pulled” - 拉 (pronounced lah) - La La Noodle will feature hand-pulled noodle dishes as well as entrées including Vietnamese Braised Catfish served in a clay pot.
DOWNTOWN BREW FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR SEVENTH
The Downtown Brew Festival...
...which is Motley Brews' beer bash, will return to the Clark County Amphitheater for its seventh year from 5-9 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 20.
DBF, with a backyard party vibe, will highlight more than 250 beers from 70 breweries, “Festaurant Row” with some of the finest chefs in the city, and live music.
A sell-out crowd of more than 4,200 guests is anticipated.
General admission tickets start at $35; early 4 p.m. admission tickets $45; and VIP tickets $80.
‘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.
HIGHER ROLLER RE-LAUNCHES CHOCOLATE TASTING
The High Roller observation wheel at The LINQ Promenade...
... is re-launching the in-cabin chocolate tasting experience with Ethel M Chocolates.
Available every Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., the 30-minute (one rotation) adventure includes a complimentary beverage from the Sky Lounge, and a chocolatier ambassador showcasing and explaining four different types of chocolate pieces.
General admission for age 7 and over is $45.
BOK BOK CHICKEN IS NEW RESTAURANT CHAIN IN
Bok Bok Chicken...
... opened its first restaurant in Las Vegas this month at 7501 W. Lake Mead Blvd., Suite 100, at Buffalo Drive with plans to open two other locations by the end of this year.
The Mediterranean eatery’s next two locations are being built in the Green Valley and Centennial Hills areas while a fourth location is planned for Town Square next year.
This fast-casual dining concept is a family-owned business serving Mediterranean dishes made fresh from scratch and derived from family recipes.
To celebrate opening and to contribute to the community, Bok Bok Chicken is raising funds for Project 150 by donating five percent of all sales through Sept. 11.
Project 150's mission is to serve homeless, displaced and disadvantaged high school students throughout Nevada.
The restaurant's hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
THE MASTER CHEFS OF FRANCE HOST HAUTE
CUISINE AT PALAZZO
... a poolside affair celebrating wines and food pairings, will be hosted by The Master Chefs of France on Friday Oct. 5 from 7–9:30 p.m. at The Aquatic Club at The Palazzo.
Tickets are $75 or $135 per couple.
For an additional $35, guests can get a copy of the Master Chefs of France cookbook with recipes from each participating chef.
For the second year in a row, this event will be environmentally friendly with healthy and sustainable food, reusable potted plants and flowers, plus art made from wine corks.
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 OPENING AT VENETIAN
Go Greek Yogurt will open its first location outside of Southern California at The Venetian in August.
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.
NEW THIS YEAR SEVEN OH BREW OKTOBERFEST
A new two-weekend event is being introduced this year by the folks who produce the annual holiday Glittering Lights at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway every winter.
Seven oh Brew Oktoberfest...
... will be a new food, drink and music festival taking place at Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas Sept. 27-30 and Oct. 4-7.
The new festival is being described as over-the-top celebration akin to the original in Munich, Germany.
IT IS A FUN ‘DRAG’ AT SAKE ROK
Finally, experienced Sake Rok located at the Park MGM, which revels in a social dining scene on the main floor.
There is a mezzanine level overlooking the dining room and on a third floor a big room where “Drag Supper Club” is held on Saturday nights at 6:30 and 9 p.m.
The dinner served is buffet style followed by a performance highlighting stars from “RuPaul's Drag Race Queens” Emmy-winning competition reality show like Shannel, Coco Montrese and India Ferrah, as well as other talented men in fabulous costumes.
While dining, a person passes through the room matching audience members' cash with the equivalent in dollar bills.
Similar to a typical strip show, where the audience can reward the talent with monetary singles, the same happens here. The difference is the men in drag are wearing over-the-top elaborate costumes with matching make up.
The spectacle is sassy, campy and a bit obscene, which means alcohol helps enliven the audience.
General admission tickets start at $69.95 with guarantee bottomless sangria.
HUNTRIDGE CENTER TO HAVE TWO NEW FAST FOOD
Effecting locals more than tourists, the historic Huntridge Center...
... near Charleston Boulevard and Maryland Parkway is getting a revitalized uplift with two fast-food outlets, Capriotti's Sandwich Shop and Roberto's Taco Shop, on the drawing boards to share a 4,000 square foot retail space in what is being called The Swoop Building with a neo-1950s-style look.
The dining shops, which could be open in December or January, will be located right across the street from the historic shuttered since 2004, Huntridge Theater.
GREEK SNEEK WILL OPEN AT MGM GRAND THIS FALL
Husband and wife co-owners, Michael and Jenna Morton will introduce Greek Sneek, a 100-seat, 2,000-square-foot restaurant and bar serving authentic Mediterranean cuisine and cocktails at the MGM Grand early this fall; and will be accessible via a hidden entrance next to CRUSH.
Hours will be daily from 5-11 p.m.
The menu, by Morton Group Corporate Executive Chef William DeMarco, will offer share plates, flatbreads and entrees.
Some highlights include:
Greek ‘chips,’ traditional crispy zucchini and eggplant chips served with tzatziki; crab cake; shaved pita sandwiches; and shrimp kabobs.
Many selections will be prepared in a woodfired oven.
NEW BUFFET AT PALACE STATION
Palace Station has opened its all-new Feast Buffet as part of a property's $192 million modernization.
Now located on the new casino floor, the new Feast Buffet dining hall seats 394 guests and covers a 14,000-square-foot area.
The all-new look is a modern-era design with warm, rich earth tones.
The heart of the buffet is The Greenery with other highlights including: Wok This Way; Healthy Favorite; The Carvery; Blazing Grill; The Hearth; Just Desserts; and Sunday Brunch.
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.
OSCAR'S STEAKHOUSE AT PLAZA WILL HAVE
“BLACK BOOK” SPECIALS
Oscar's Steakhouse inside the Plaza...
... named after former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman, has new dinner and bar menus, and debuted Oscar's “Black Book” with personal back stories for the names of individual dishes such as Fat Herbie's Wild Mushroom Soup and Big Chris' Osso Bucco.
The new cocktail menu continues The Hizzoner, known as “What the Mayor Drinks,” signature cocktail featuring Bombay Sapphire gin and jalapeno and introduces new drinks such as: Defendant, Q 1908, and Sazerac.
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.
MARTHA STEWART FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL WILL
VISIT LAS VEGAS
The Martha Stewart Wine & Food Experience...
... which is part of a 12-city culinary series, has a stop planned on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the outdoor Las Vegas Festival grounds at Las Vegas Blvd. and Sahara.
The event description is “a savory exploration showcasing fine food, wine, beer and spirits from local and national chefs and mixologists.”
Tickets are $85 for a three-hour grand tasting from 1-4 p.m., which will include a cooking demonstration from Stewart and the chance to explore various kitchen gear and other products.
Chefs from the MGM Resorts International family will provide samples of their cuisine, and top Las Vegas mixologists and sommeliers will be on hand to provide sips of cocktails and wine.
VIP and Master Class tickets will also be available.
BLUE RIBBON SUSHI IZAKAYA WILL OPEN AT RED
New York-based, Blue Ribbon Restaurants will celebrate the return of Blue Ribbon Sushi to Las Vegas...
... when it opens later this year at Red Rock Resort bringing an all-new Japanese-style tavern with a traditional sushi bar with indoor and outdoor seating to the Summerlin area.
The restaurant with a happy hour and even late-night dining will offer a variety of small bites, entrées and family-style platters, providing options for vegetarians, sushi fans and meat lovers. A full bar will feature an extensive wine and sake list.
Blue Ribbon Restaurants was founded by chefs and brothers Bruce and Eric Bromberg in 1992 with the opening of their famous Blue Ribbon Brasserie in SoHo. Now the company owns and operates more than 20 culinary destinations around the country.
DEL FRISCO'S UNDERGOES RENOVATION
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse on Paradise Road...
... is undergoing a $2 million complete renovation and reopened Monday, July 23, with completion expected in August 2018.
Note, there will no longer be live piano music.
Houston-based Montgomery Roth design firm is revitalizing nearly 10,000 square feet of the restaurant and exterior patio lounge. The new modern look will blend the property's classic steakhouse details with a modern palette of chartreuse, cream and charcoal grey with metallic accents of brushed brass and bronze.
There will be creamy leather and plush velvet banquettes and upgraded amenities with the main dining room featuring 17 dining tables.
The central dining lounge will be framed with three large raised booths - dubbed the “Godfather” Booths - for an exclusive dining experience. Waterfall crystal chandeliers will illuminate each booth.
Additional highlights of the project include: 4,200 square feet of meetings and convention dining space; laser cut metal screen installations; and a communal bar table.
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.
SEARSUCKER AT CAESARS PARTNERING WITH
Searsucker at Caesars Palace...
is partnering with “Absinthe” by Spiegelworld...
...to offer a dinner-and-show package starting at $149, which includes a curated menu and complimentary Moscow mule at the restaurant, and one reserved seating level show ticket.
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, will open its second Las Vegas-location this month 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.
SUMMER SOCIAL HOUR IN RED ROCK'S MASSO
Masso Osteria at Red Rock Resort...
owned by celebrity Chef Scott Conant, has launched an all-new Social Hour menu, available daily at the bar and lounge 5-7 p.m.
The menu dishes are priced between $3.50 and $15 and made with refined Italian ingredients.
Gourmands can pair bites with seasonal selections of $5 glasses of wine, $6 cocktails and $4 select brews.
“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.
TREVI SPECIAL LUNCH
TREVI Italian Restaurant...
... located in The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, has expanded its popular “2-Course for $20” lunch menu with two flavorful new selections - fettuccini alfredo and spaghetti Bolognese.
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.
BOMB TACOS OPENS DOWNTOWN
.. opened its new second valley location downtown at 616 E. Carson Ave.
The look is reflective of an authentic taqueria with brightly colored furniture, corrugated tin walls, Mexican artwork and hand-painted murals done by restaurant owner and executive chef Robert Solano.
Hours are daily from 11 a.m. to midnight.
FLOWER CHILD OPENS FIRST NEVADA LOCATION
... opened its first Nevada location at Rampart Commons adjacent to Summerlin.
The fast-casual eatery serves nourishing food using organic, sustainable ingredients.
The menu features bowls, wraps, grains, greens, Kombucha, and a large variety of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.
The 5,590-square-foot restaurant will have a cheerful colorful environment and offer lunch, dinner, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Along with indoor seating, there will be an expansive outdoor patio accommodating up to 80 patrons.
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
honor of celebrated Chef Gordon Ramsay’s new FOX show “The F
Word,” Gordon Ramsay Burgr at Planet
... is serving a
special “F Word”
Burger, which will be offered daily
throughout the run of the show.
...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.
... has joined Katsuya with the introduction of a
daily social hour available from 5–7 p.m.
The menu includes wine, beer and signature cocktails along with the
Mediterranean restaurant’s most popular dishes, including babaganoush with
freshly-baked laffa and flatbreads.
WESTGATE OPENS BAR
opened its newest culinary experience, Bar
...tucked inside The Village on “restaurant row” and adjacent to Rikki Tiki
Sushi, Silk Road Asian Bistro and Benihana.
Bar Sake opens daily at 5 p.m. featuring a selection of high-end,
signature sake cocktails and a robata-style food menu. This cooking technique
originates from a centuries-old, country-style cooking by Northern Japanese
fisherman around a communal hearth.
skewers, the food is slow-grilled over a high-heat, charcoal Robata
Tacos & Tequila (T&T) at the
...is offering new signature items every
Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Do’nitas have shredded carnitas served atop glazed donuts, a
red pepper, and habanero cream cheese topped with beer battered onions and a
maple glaze for $14.
Another creation is a new Michelada cocktail mixed with a guest’s
choice of beer for $8 or $9 depending on selection.
BOULEVARD FOOD COURT UNVEILS EIGHT FOOD
New on the Strip
is Boulevard Food
... offering an
easily accessible, value-priced, fast-casual dining destination for tourists
walking by the 24-hour location on Las Vegas Boulevard across the street from
The new culinary
destination features eight specialized dining
city’s second El Dorado Express
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Cannonball Buffalo Wings & Fingers
From the food
outlet names, you can pretty well figure out what they’re serving, each with a
Now Happy Half Hour aboard the High
which includes a
30-minute ride, is being offered daily from noon to 1:30
a.m. with an open bar and private bartender.
Park on Fremont...
... is now
serving breakfast Monday-Friday from 7 to 11 a.m.
featuring egg sandwiches and toast creations.
There is free WiFi.
In Boulder City,
the folks who own The Dillinger and Forge Social House now have another spot called The Tap...
...in the space
that was formerly The Inner Circle inside the Boulder Inn & Suites.
bar-restaurant space has been revamped with inside and outdoor seating and a
selection of craft beers.
The second Cousins Maine Lobster food
... is new on
the corner of Fremont and Las Vegas Boulevard.
An appearance on
ABC’s entrepreneur competition TV show, “SharkTank” launched cousins Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac into
the Cousins Maine Lobster food truck business.
multi-million dollar venture now has trucks in Houston, Los Angeles, Phoenix,
and Las Vegas with seven future expansion cities planned.
SPARROW + WOLF OPENS IN
Sparrow + Wolf,
the newest offering from acclaimed Chef Brian
... opened last
week in Chinatown on Sprint Mountain Road.
marries Old World techniques, including live-fire cooking and primal elegance,
and focuses on embracing the melting pot of true American cuisine and styles
from around the globe.
Dinner is nightly except Tuesday from 5
p.m. to 1 a.m.
Waffle Bar Las
...has opened a new Tivoli Village
an expanded menu offering breakfast,
lunch and dinner.
location is at The Grand Canal Shops at The Venetian serving waffles, waffle
sandwiches, waffle pizzas and more since 2012.
CARVE AT EASTSIDE
at Eastside Cannery
Prime Rib:. 14 oz. without the bone priced at $18.00,
while Cajon cut with special spices and pan seared at
The new menu has been re-imagined to offer high-quality
steakhouse favorites at value-conscious price points.
The Appetizers includes lobster bisque, French onion soup or
house shrimp cocktail, as well as the Maryland lump crab cakes, all under $8.00.
Prime rib dinner selections include the 10oz. boneless cut
($15.00), the massive 28oz. bone-in cut ($34.00) and more.
Included with each prime rib cut is a complimentary house or
Caesar salad and side of baked potato, mashed potatoes or au gratin
Additional selections include Carve’s room favorites, such as
chicken Marsala, shrimp scampi, or a daily fresh fish selection.
Finish the meal with a classic steakhouse dessert like New
York cheesecake, decadent chocolate layer cake and more.
Carve is open Wednesday – Sunday at 5 p.m. each night.
The restaurant is closed Monday and Tuesday.
To make a reservation, call (702)856-5425 or
Company opened a year ago producing more than a dozen different beer
Five popular PT’s handcrafted brews
– Horizon Light, Sean Patrick’s
Irish Red, Boulder Stout,
Hualapai IPA, Golden Hefeweizen –are now
available at Golden Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:GDEN) taverns including PT’s
Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, Sierra Gold, Sean Patrick’s and SG Bar.
Golden Entertainment currently
operates 53 taverns in Nevada through and plans to open seven new Las Vegas
taverns by year’s end.
As part of the rollout, the taverns
are offering Beer Flights with the five beer samples in 3.5-ounce glasses for
The beer selections are also
available during happy hours taking place daily from 5-7
p.m. and midnight to 2 a.m. and offering 50-percent off drinks and pizzas and
select appetizers for $5.
COPPER WHISK CAFÉ OPENS AT
Copper Whisk Café...
dining concept with southern charm serving up breakfast all day and down-home
comfort food 24 hours a day, opened at The Orleans.
is spacious, open and modern with a menu that has a New Orleans-flair
sprinkled throughout. It complements its neighboring dining concepts at the
property Alder & Birch Cocktails and Dining and Ondori Asian Kitchen, which
both opened early last year.
Copper Whisk is
the latest dining concept to debut at The Orleans, following the opening of
Bailiwick – The Hub of Bites, Sips and Sounds – in November 2016.
Prime Rib Loft
had a redesign in the middle of 2016.
Zuma is a new
culinary experience in town at The Cosmopolitan.
Japanese restaurant is the company’s first time on the West Coast and the
brand’s eleventh location in its international collection.
co-founded by acclaimed Chef Rainer Becker, Zuma takes its inspiration from the
popular Japanese izakaya, where guests enjoy a dining and drinking style that
uniquely embraces every element of Japanese cooking under one roof.
9,000-square-foot restaurant located on the third floor features views of the
Las Vegas Strip and offers two glass-enclosed private dining rooms, both of
which seat 14 guests.
Muramatsu’s design incorporating the four natural elements…earth, fire, water
and air, captures the elegant style of the international Zuma brand.
neon lights and man-made structures of Las Vegas, many of Zuma’s focal points
incorporate organic materials, such as a featured wall composed of natural stone
from Chiang Mai, Thailand.
desk, bar and sushi counter are all made of grand tree trunks sourced from
wall in the lounge has been created from boldly-colored Japanese paper.
co-founded by Becker and Arjun Waney in 2002.
The first restaurant Zuma London
remains the brand’s home base.
All of Zuma’s
management and chefs are extensively trained in London before working in Zuma’s
AUREOLE IS TRANSFORMED INTO MODERN TASTING TABLE
Chef Charlie Palmer’s reimagined
Aureole at the Mandalay Bay...
... reopened last month and now
offers a tasting table experience designed for the way people eat and drink
The transformed space offers three
distinct dining experiences:
an intimate bar and lounge
an approachable main dining
the fine dining Fountain
...all highlighted with warm hues
and wine-inspired design elements.
JABURRITOS OPENS AT
THE LINQ PROMENADE
Las Vegas’ original sushi burrito
...has opened its first restaurant
on the Strip at The LINQ Promenade.
After opening in October 2015,
Jaburritos developed a cult following with locals serving made-to-order sushi
burritos stuffed with Japanese and Mexican inspired ingredients and flavors .
The LINQ location hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and until midnight on
Friday and Saturday.
NEW ANDRE’S BISTRO & BAR STARTS DAILY HAPPY
neighborhood Andre’s Bistro & Bar in
southwest Las Vegas at 6115 S. Fort Apache
... is introducing a daily Happy Hour menu from 3:30 to 6
p.m. with a selection from the full-size
menu paired with luxury hand-crafted cocktails, well drinks, 80 select wines and
Guests can receive $2 off specialty
cocktails, well drinks, wine by the glass and $1 off draft and bottled beer.
The restaurant is open for lunch,
weekend brunch and dinner.
GIORDANO’S IS OPEN AT GRANDBAZAAR
Giordano’s Famous Stuffed
Deep Dish Pizza, the Chicago-based restaurant company known for its stuffed deep
dish pizza pies, has opened its first location in Las Vegas and 61st nationwide.
full-service restaurant with carry-out options is located at the Grand Bazaar Shops in front of Bally’s.
serving pizza since 1974 also has extra-thin crust pizzas and hand-crafted
Italian inspired foods including salads, pastas, sandwiches and sweet endings.
features a full dining room on the second floor directly above Starbucks as well
as a spacious outside patio prominently located on the ground level in the
center’s Grand Allée main walkway, and both areas feature a full bar.
Hours are 11
a.m.–2 a.m. daily and a Late Night Menu is also
Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar on Paradise Road began its
discounts on all wines purchased and invitations to monthly, members-only
members who purchase at least one bottle a month from the Il Circolo dedicated
wine list will qualify for a chance to receive one of two trips for two to the
wine country of Tuscany and Piedmont, Italy.
membership dues are $100.
CALIFORNIA HAS UNVEILED ALL-NEW REDWOOD
The Redwood Steakhouse made its debut in the California Hotel as part of the casino’s sweeping,
reinvented fine dining concept features a
wide selection of steaks, fresh seafood and chops,
served in a contemporary island-inspired atmosphere.
bar features a custom butcher-block countertop, over-scale chandeliers, and a
herringbone-patterned wood floor.
anchoring the bar, a large vintage burlesque vaudeville print adds an unexpected
touch of whimsy.
contemporary lounge-style bar there is a social hour daily from 4–6 p.m. with a
special menu of island-inspired small
BAZAAR SHOPS ADD FOOD AND PARTY OUTLETS
Country music singer John Rich of the duo Big & Rich will expand his Redneck
Riviera brand into the bar industry and open Redneck
...an all-new country music bar at the Grand Bazaar Shops at Bally's on the second floor directly above
The new party outlet will offer live music
and food and will be operated by Charlotte, N.C.'s Bar Management Group. The
venue will offer a special Heroes Bar dedicated to
the military and will offer the first drink on the house to active military and
There will also be a retail area selling the
brand's footwear and apparel.
The Strip-situated mall will also be
providing a touch of the Windy City when it opens Chicago
pizzeriaGiordano's, which will be its first
location in Southern Nevada.
The 4,000-square-foot restaurant will be
located directly above Starbucks, with views of the
The pizzeria will also have a separate
1,700-square-foot patio and bar located in the Grand Allée's main
Nevada's first and only bean-to-bar
chocolate maker, Las Vegas-based artisan chocolate maker HEXX Chocolate + Confexxions, is now
Kosher certified with dark and milk chocolates made from cacao beans
grown in six different countries.
In addition to HEXX's current happy hour
from 2-6 p.m., the Strip-side eatery is offering its late-night happy hour from
11 p.m. to closing nightly throughout the winter
Easily the most authentic Italian food you can find outside of
Italy... or at least in Vegas. It's considered a cornerstone in the community,
and it's outstanding pasta dishes will impress even the most anal Italian
Korean-Mexican Fusion? Sounds impossible, right? Komex does this
combo right. Our pick is the Bulgogi Nachos, but you're not going to go wrong
with pretty much anything on the menu. And if you're a little less adventurous,
don't worry. They offer Korean and Mexican dishes that aren't infused with...
um... each other?
Why is this a favorite? The Hot Dogs? The tots? The selection of
over 40 glass bottled soda? Maybe a little bit of everything.
This place serves classics like their Windy City Dog (Chicago
Style, $5.89) or their Coney Style (Chili, mustard and onions, $5.89) but they
also twist it up with stuff like their 9th Island Dog (Spam, pineapple relish
and scallions, $6.29) and PBB & JJ (Bacon wrapped dog with peanut butter and
jalepeno jelly, $6.29)
If you're not too familiar with Guamanian food, here's your chance.
(tip: If you like Hawaiian food and Filipino food, you'll dig
Find Chamorro dishes from Guam at the Red Rice. Dishes here are
made from scratch using recipes handed down from one generation to the next.
Red rice is naturally the centerpiece to the dishes, but look for
chicken and beef kelaguen, lumpia, shrimp patties, grilled eggplant with coconut
milk and Spam musubi as well as barbecue chicken, pork ribs and beef with
dipping sauces. It is a family owned joint, so make sure to check their Facebook
or call ahead to make sure it's open.
This place specializes in their bacon jam, but that's not the only
thing amaze-balls about it. Expect heaping plates of gourmet mac & cheeses,
delicious burgers, and even a tea service for $20 per
OpenTable announced the 100 Most
Romantic Restaurants in America for 2016 reflecting the combined opinions of
more than 5 million restaurant reviews for more than 20,000 restaurants.