Tilted Kilt has returned to Las Vegas, opening its newest location at The LINQ. The sports bar and grill chain originated in Las Vegas in 2003, and after closing its location at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino 11 years ago has since expanded to more than 100 locations in 22 states. The décor features old movie posters, floor-to-ceiling windows looking out onto The LINQ walkway, colorful national flags and flat-screen TVs throughout. Servers are clad in kilts. The menu offers hand-battered fish and chips, half-pound specialty burgers, chicken tenders, shepherd’s pie and Irish stew. A daily happy hour takes place from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. and again from 9 p.m.-close. Among the dining deals during these times are fries or sliders for $2, corned beef and cabbage spring rolls for $3, and whiskey beef skewers or Celtic poutine for $5. Tilted Kilt is open daily for lunch, dinner and late-night dining. Lunch & Dinner daily. Tilted Kilt, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. S. L-26, Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-826-2100.
After closing its Vegas Strip location in 2012, GameWorks has returned to Las Vegas. The new 7,000-square-foot flagship located at Town Square, underneath the AMC theater, offers a gastropub-style menu with items unique to the Vegas location, such as beer-braised short ribs; cast-iron fried chicken; a triple-decker B.L.A.T. with triple-smoked bacon, lettuce, avocado and oven-dried tomato; and tequila shrimp and seafood ceviche. In addition to an arcade floor with hundreds of games, the venue also has an eight-lane bowling alley and eSports arena --- a devoted space for multi-player online computer gaming. The hours are 11 a.m.-midnight Sundays through Thursdays, and 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. GameWorks, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd S., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-978-4263.
Renowned Chicago chef Tony Hu will open a Vegas location of his Lao Sze Chuan at the Palms Casino Resort. The seventh location of the Chicago-based Chinese restaurant is slated to open in late August, Hu’s first Vegas venture. The expansive menu will feature a selection of popular Mandarin, Cantonese, Hunan and Shanghai dishes, made especially for the Palms location. It will feature more than 200 beef, chicken, pork and seafood options; a variety of soups; dim sum; and traditional hot pots. The décor of the 150-seat restaurant will include an open design with various textiles, high ceilings, chandeliers, traditional Chinese elements, gold and red accents, ceramic sculptures, culturally inspired artwork and a spacious patio overlooking Palms Pool. Lao Sze Chuan will be open daily for lunch and dinner. Lao Sze Chuan, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103, 702-942-7777, 866-942-7777, 866-942-7770.
50 Eggs, Inc. has announced that it is bringing Yardbird Southern Table & Bar to The Venetian, slated for an early 2015 opening. Created by restaurateur John Kunkel, the 8,000-square-foot space will be located in the resort’s Restaurant Row, and will seat 180 guests throughout the main dining room and two private rooms. The menu will feature farm-fresh ingredients and Southern cooking. An expansive bar will allow the 50 Eggs team added space to expand their beverage program, complete with a special on-site ice room where mixologists will harvest hand-cut blocks for an array of libations. The new Vegas location will join Yardbird Southern Table & Bar’s original location on Miami Beach, which opened in 2011. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1000, 877-883-6423.
Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group has announced the opening of Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at the 400-acre Downtown Summerlin retail and entertainment complex. This will be Puck’s seventh restaurant in Las Vegas, but his first located off the Strip. Slated to open in October 2014, the 200-seat space will incorporate materials paying homage to the desert beauty and towering red cliffs of the Red Rock Canyon. The menu will feature seasonal salads, sandwiches, grilled meats, seafood, handmade pasta and pizzas. Puck, who opened his first Vegas restaurant, Spago, in 1992 said, “We have such strong loyalty from locals who have been, and continue to be, a driving force behind the success of our six Strip restaurants. It’s exciting for us to move off of the Strip and become an integral part of the neighborhood.”
Station Casinos has opened a second Charcoal Room inside its Palace Station. The classic American steakhouse concept showcases top-grade cuts of beef and fresh seafood. Menu items include selections of dry-aged USDA Prime beef including a bone-in New York steak or top sirloin, Maine lobster, jumbo shrimp, oysters, Alaskan crab and seared Hawaiian ahi tuna. The restaurant features 170 selections of fine wines located in a glass-encased wine room at the entrance of the restaurant, along with 20 wines by the glass. Charcoal Room is open Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m.-10 p.m., and Friday through Saturday from 5 p.m.-11 p.m. For reservations, call 702-221-6678. Station’s other Charcoal Room is located within its Santa Fe Station. Charcoal Room, 2411 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102, 702-367-2411, 800-634-3101, 888-319-4661.
SLS Las Vegas has announced its opening date, set for midnight, Saturday, August 23. Set on the iconic grounds of the Sahara Hotel & Casino, the new resort will open ahead of schedule (it previously had announced Labor Day Weekend as its debut). The new resort broke ground in February 2013, and upon opening, will be the newest resort to open on the Las Vegas Strip in nearly five years. Dining reservations are now being accepted for Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, Cleo, Katsuya by Starck, Ku Noodle and The Griddle Cafe. Other dining venues will include 800 Degrees Pizza, The SLS Buffet, Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book and The Perq. For reservations and additional information, visit slsvegas.com. SLS Las Vegas, 2535 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-737-2111.
F.A.M.E. – Food∙Art∙Music∙Entertainment is now open at The LINQ. The Asian market concept serves authentic street fare combining the street foods of Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, China and Vietnam on a menu serving dim sum, stir-fry, ramen and barbecue. The 12,000-square-foot venue seats up to 200 inside and 50 on an outdoor patio with views of the High Roller observation wheel. A Boba bar offers several flavors made with fresh fruit, including watermelon, lychee, mango, taro and strawberry, and a selection of microbrews from an array of Asian countries is available on tap. A stationary “food truck” offers Japanese fusion burgers from the popular local Las Vegas favorite, Fukuburger. Live Asian-inspired entertainment is offered, such as tiger and dragon dances, Taiko drum performances and Gangnam-style beats. F.A.M.E. is open daily from 11 a.m.-midnight. F.A.M.E. – Food∙Art∙Music∙Entertainment, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 888-516-4771.
Sambalatte Coffee Lounge & Espresso Bar has opened at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino within its new open-air plaza overlooking the Vegas Strip. The 3,300-square-foot space seats 80 and features free WiFi, multiple power sources, a small-batch coffee bean roaster and a coffee lab. The roasting process can be viewed through glass windows, and the walls are decorated with a world map delineating the coffee-making regions throughout the globe. Water is processed through reverse osmosis, and beans from all over the world are used to brew iced and hot coffee. In addition, muffins, scones, sandwiches and salads are also served. Sambalatte has two other Vegas locations, one in Boca Park and one at Jones and the 215 freeway. Sambalatte Coffee Lounge & Espresso Bar, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-730-7777, 888-529-4828.
New York-New York Hotel & Casino will open two new restaurants, Tom’s Urban and Shake Shack, within its new plaza experience. With an expected opening date of December 2014, the restaurants will take over the space formerly occupied by The Sporting House, which closed June 3. Shake Shack, a modern day “roadside” burger stand known for its all-natural burgers, flat-top dogs and frozen custard, opened its original location in 2004 at NYC’s Madison Square Park, and has multiple locations on the East Coast. This new outlet will mark its first West Coast location. Tom Ryan is the namesake of Tom’s Urban, which has its roots in Denver, a concept he founded with restaurant financier Rick Schaden in 2012. Tom’s Urban will be open 24 hours and will feature an indoor-outdoor patio and menu offerings such as butter poached lobster and shrimp tacos, Xiangxiang crispy duck wings and bratwurst breakfast sliders. New York-New York Hotel & Casino, 3790 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-740-6969, 800-693-6763.
The legendary Sterling Brunch has returned to Bally’s Las Vegas inside the newly opened BLT Steak, in the same (although redesigned) space it has resided in for the past 25 years. Like its former version, the lavish buffet features caviar, lobster tails, freshly shucked oysters, Alaskan King crab legs and unlimited glasses of Perrier Jouët Champagne, Mimosas and Bloody Marys. While the previous version was only open on Sundays, the new rendition is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Priced at $90, reservations are required and it's recommended they be made weeks in advance. Sterling Brunch, Bally's Las Vegas, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-967-7258.
Lobster ME, a Las Vegas-born brand, has opened its second location, within the Grand Canal Shoppes, near the food court at The Venetian. The Maine lobster-inspired menu features a variety of lobster rolls, each of which includes the meat of a one pound lobster, such as the original Maine-style roll with chilled lobster meat, a touch of mayo and subtle spices, and the Connecticut roll with warm lobster meat tossed in melted butter. Other items include lobster tacos, lobster mac and cheese, lobster bisque and lobster grilled cheese. For breakfast, there's lobster and waffles, a lobster scramble, New England-style French toast and the Lobster ME muffin. Lobster ME's other location is inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, and a Lobster ME food truck serves lobster rolls to guests around the Las Vegas Valley. Lobster ME, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1000, 877-883-6423.
Yusho, the Japanese-inspired grill and noodle house by renowned Chicago chef Matthias Merges, has made its debut at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino. The 250-seat venue, designed by Rachel Crowl of FC Studio, was inspired by vintage industrial spaces, anime and Japanese ramen shacks. It features exposed brick walls, natural wood surfaces, stained concrete floors and warm-hued upholstery. Tables strategically placed around the open kitchen provide guests a front row seat to the culinary action, while the outdoor patio overlooks the Vegas Strip. Menu items include fried chicken made with fermented chili, green tea and seasoned with a sprinkling of lime zest; Logan poser ramen, a robust soup featuring crispy pork shoulder croquette, poached egg, nori and cucumber; charred octopus grilled over an open flame and served with green beans, crisp enoki mushrooms and topped with a light ponzu vinaigrette; marinated eggplant steam bun filled with Japanese mint, plums and broccoli; and doughnuts made with tofu, sweet potato and a hint of rosemary. Yusho is open daily for dinner. Yusho, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-730-7777, 888-529-4828.
Chef Daniel Boulud’s DB Brasserie has opened inside The Venetian in the former space of Valentino Las Vegas. The décor features an exterior façade clad in travertine limestone panels, a faux-skylight reminiscent of those in classic Beaux Arts train stations and laser-cut blackened steel glass ceiling panels anchored by Art Nouveau-style brass globe pendant light fixtures. The menu, created in collaboration with executive chef David Middleton, includes poissons fumes, pissaladiere, poulet croustillant and the DB Burger; and desserts of chocolate & salty peanut bombe and apple tatin. A wine program of approximately 300 international selections features the best French producers; and new American wine regions showcasing domestic varieties beyond the classic Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. DB Brasserie, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1000, 877-883-6423.
Chef, author and TV personality Giada De Laurentiis has opened her first restaurant, Giada, in The Cromwell (the former Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall). The venue is located on the second level above the casino floor with views of the Vegas Strip and has al fresco dining. The restaurant space extends over the pedestrian walkway below, featuring large glass windows affording natural lighting, and is outfitted with living room-style furniture. Private dining room space is available for larger parties or group functions. The menu features De Laurentiis’ cuisine embracing her birthplace of Rome, with Californian influences, and includes traditional family recipes and her signature dishes as seen on her Food Network TV shows and in her cookbooks. An open kitchen gives guests the opportunity to watch the chefs in action. Giada, 3595 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-667-1799.
Pho at Treasure Island Offering $15 Lunch Special
Pho at The Coffee Shop inside Treasure Island is offering a $15 weekday lunch special, Monday through Friday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The special includes an appetizer choice of Vietnamese crab and pork egg roll, crispy fried shrimp in sweet and sour sauce, or oven-roasted chicken pops; an entrée option of pho tai (rare beef with rice noodle soup), pho ga (shredded chicken with rice noodle soup) or bun bo xao (tender beef with lemongrass and vermicelli); and soda or iced tea. Pho, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-894-7111, 800-944-7444.
Silverado Steak House Offering Three-course Prix-Fixe During August
Throughout August, Silverado Steak House at South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa will serve a three-course meal for $29. Courses include a choice of lobster bisque, house salad or wedge salad with blue cheese crumbles; an entrée choice of a six-ounce filet mignon, chicken Francaise or filet of salmon; and a dessert of crème brûlée topped with caramelized sugar and seasonal berries, sorbet or ice cream. All entrées come with the choice of baked or mashed potatoes or seasonal vegetables. The prix-fixe menu is available Monday through Thursday from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., and again from 9 p.m.-10 p.m. Silverado Steak House, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89183, 702-796-7111.
Las Vegas Restaurant Week to Benefit Three Square Food Bank, Runs August 22-28
During Las Vegas Restaurant Week, more than 100 of the city’s finest restaurants will offer a three-course menu priced at $20.14, $30.14 or $50.14, with a portion of each meal donated to Three Square, Southern Nevada’s only food bank. Beginning August 8, its website, www.helpoutdineoutlv.org, will offer a list of participating restaurants and menus, and a capability to search by cuisine, location and price. For more information, visit www.helpoutdineoutlv.org
Delmonico Steakhouse Introduces Summer Cocktail Hour
Delmonico Steakhouse at The Venetian is hosting a summer cocktail hour with beers for $4-$5, wines by the glass for $7-$10, and summer cocktails for $10-$11. Food specials include mini ricotta grilled cheese sandwiches with heirloom tomato dip for $8, "Delmonico's" bacon and egg on brioche toast for $10, steak frites with red wine reduction and chimichurri fries for $13, and Creole-poached shrimp remoulade for $12. The specials are available in the bar daily from 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Delmonico Steakhouse, The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1992.
BLT Burger Offering Late Night Happy Hour
BLT Burger at The Mirage is offering a late-night happy hour, Monday through Thursday from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Selections include half-off select beers, wines, liquor shots and bites. Among food specials are waffle bites for $3.50, a Kobe-style slider trio for $9.50, and chicken wings or ahi tuna spring rolls for $6. BLT Burger, The Mirage, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-792-7888.
Andre's Extends Happy Hour All Night Long During Summer
Andre's Monte Carlo is extending its happy hour specials from 5 p.m.-closing each evening through Labor Day. Available in its bar or cigar lounge, the "5-6-7" happy hour menu includes a selection of beers for $5, specialty cocktails for $6, and small plates and wine by the glass for $7. Small plates include calamari, grilled lamb brochettes, beef sliders, and charcuterie and cheese plates. Andre's Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-798-7151.
Giada Now Open for Lunch
Celebrity chef and best-selling author Giada De Laurentiis’ first-ever restaurant Giada, located on the second floor of The Cromwell, has added lunch service from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. To reserve, call 702-667-1799. Giada, The Cromwell, 3595 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-667-1799.
Emeril's New Orleans Fish House Offering Nightly "Last Hour" Happy Hour
Emeril's New Orleans Fish House at the MGM Grand is now offering a "last hour" happy hour every night in the bar, starting at 9:30 p.m. Chef Heath Cicerelli has created an array of bar bites, such as oysters on the half shell for $1.50, a Louisiana crawfish boil for $12, and gumbo for $5. Drink specials include New Orleans cocktail favorites French 75 and Pimm's Cup, both priced at $7. Emeril's New Orleans Fish House, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-891-7374.
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar Offering Summer Dining Promotion
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar is offering a “Sunset Dining" promotion, which gives guests seated by 5:30 p.m. a 50 percent discount off of food on the restaurant’s new lower-priced summer dinner menu. The other option is to receive 25 percent off the entire check, including food and beverages, when ordering items off that same menu, from 4 p.m.-11 p.m. Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169, 702-364-5300 .
Grimaldi’s Offering Summer Dessert & Wine Specials
Grimaldi’s is hosting Tuesday Tastings through September 30, with half-off all glasses, carafes and bottles of wine every Tuesday. Grimaldi’s has five locations in Las Vegas, including two on the Vegas Strip --- one at The Palazzo and one inside the Fashion Show Mall. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, Boca Park, 750 S. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-479-1351.
Jayde Fuzion Now Serving All-you-can-eat Sushi
Jayde Fuzion at the M Resort is now offering all-you-can-eat sushi Sunday through Thursday at its sushi bar. Included are unlimited sushi, nigiri and hand rolls, along with a complimentary carafe of sake, for $24.95. The selection of fresh fish is flown in daily and includes cuts of hamachi, toro, big eye tuna and, when available, bluefin tuna. Sashimi is excluded from the all-you-can-eat menu. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Jayde Fuzion, M Resort Spa Casino, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Henderson, NV 89044, 702-797-1000.
Morels Offering Summer Prix-Fixe and Locals Discount
Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro at The Palazzo is offering a 50 percent discount off bottles of wine to locals with a Nevada ID through August 31. In addition, a two-course summer tasting menu is being offered at lunch for $22, which includes onion soup or romaine heart salad and steak frites or slow-roasted turkey club. A four-course dinner for $56 includes an amuse bouche; mixed red salad with nectarines, radicchio, red Belgian endive, walnut oil vinaigrette, toasted hazelnuts and goat cheese; a 20-ounce, bone-in New York sirloin with ratatouille, asparagus and sauce bordelaise; and classic profiteroles with candied almond ice cream and malted chocolate sauce. Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-607-6333.
Sushi Roku Offering Three-course Prix-Fixe Menu and Locals Discount
Sushi Roku at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace has brought back its “Summer Break” menu. Available through Labor Day, the $47 three-course dinner includes a choice of popcorn shrimp tempura, spicy tuna hanabi or filet mignon-wrapped asparagus; an entree of tuna, yellowtail, salmon, albacore and whitefish sushi served with half of a sushi roll or grilled petite filet with shitake mushroom tempura and truffle mayo; and a dessert of green tea tiramisu or fresh fruit and sorbet. In addition, locals receive a 20 percent discount on the regular lunch and dinner menus. Sushi Roku, Caesars Palace, Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-733-7373.
Social House at CityCenter Offering Four-course Prix-Fixe Deal
Social House, inside The Shops at Crystals at CityCenter is offering a daily four-course menu from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. for $49. Created by executive chef Jon Amorin, it includes a choice of miso soup, green salad or cucumber sunomono; Kobe gyoza, salmon wasabi, yellowtail with jalapeños, rock shrimp tempura or Kobe sashimi (additional $10); miso cod, seared branzino, chicken teriyaki, firecracker scallops (additional $6) or filet mignon (additional $10); and a dessert of green tea tres leches, mochi ice cream or banana hosomaki. Social House, CityCenter, 3720 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89158, 702-736-1122.
The Cosmopolitan Serving Bubbles & Brunch on Sundays
Bubbles & Brunch is now being served every Sunday from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. at The Cosmopolitan’s indoor/outdoor Overlook Grill, above the Boulevard Pool deck on the roof of The Cosmopolitan. Brunch items change weekly, and include chicken and waffles, huevos rancheros and blue claw crab Benedict. In addition, handcrafted Bloody Marys, margaritas and mimosas are made tableside. The cost is $35, which includes warm monkey bread with caramel and pecans, bottomless Champagne or mimosas, and a choice of one entrée. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling 702-698-7970. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-698-7100, 877-551-7772.
Pink Taco Launches Sunday Brunch
Pink Taco at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is now serving a Sunday brunch from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Menu items range from $4-$10, or an all-you-can-eat option is $24.99 per person. Signature dishes include plantain and nuts french toast, blue corn pancakes, mini lobster quesadilla, bacon-wrapped jalapeños, beef machaca empanadas, goat cheese enchiladas and a chicken tortilla sopa. Bottomless mimosas or "donkey punch" are available for an additional $9.99. Pink Taco, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 4455 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169, 702-693-5525.
Interactive Cooking Classes at Bellagio
The Bellagio has announced the 2014 schedule for its An Executive Chef Classroom interactive classes held in the Bellagio’s Tuscany Demonstration Kitchen. The two-hour sessions are led by Bellagio executive chef Edmund Wong and his team, who guide students in creating a seasonal themed menu using fresh ingredients. The schedule is as follows: I Heart Food/Feb. 13, The Noodle Lover’s Guide to Pasta/March 5, Blossoming Taste of Spring/April 3, Grilling Perfection/May 28, Father’s Day Barbecue/June 12, The Chicken or the Egg?/Aug. 27, Farm to Table/Sept. 24, Cooking with Chocolate/Oct. 1 and Harvesting Thanksgiving/Nov. 19. The classes begin at 7 p.m. and the cost is $125 per person. To purchase tickets, call the Bellagio Concierge at 866-406-7117. Bellagio, 3600 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-693-7111, 888-987-6667.
Wynn Las Vegas has appointed Timothy Henderson as executive chef of Tableau. Henderson is a Nevada native and attended the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. Upon graduation, Henderson worked for chefs such as Michael Mina, Andrew Budnjy, Larry Forgione, Mark LoRusso and Stephen Hopcraft, and held positions at Michael Mina’s Pisces in Burlingame and Arcadia in San Jose; and in Las Vegas at Tableau at Wynn, STK at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Old Homestead Steak at Caesars Palace and Andrea’s at Encore. Tableau, Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-770-3463, 888-320-WYNN.
Jayde Fuzion at the M Resort has parted ways with Seonkyoung Longest. Taking over is Mark Sandoval, former chef at Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio at The Venetian. The Colorado Springs native is a graduate of the University of Colorado and studied at the California Culinary Academy. Sandoval was previously room chef at Marinelli’s at the M Resort, before moving over to Postrio. Jayde Fuzion, M Resort Spa Casino, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Henderson, NV 89044, 702-797-1000.
Michael Mina’s American Fish at Aria Resort & Casino closed June 30. Mina will stay on in the space, which will become Bardot Brasserie, a French restaurant concept paying homage to the café culture of Paris. The new restaurant is slated to open in winter 2014, serving lunch and dinner. American Fish had been open since the resort debuted in December 2009. American Fish, Aria Resort & Casino, CityCenter, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, no phone.
Pinot Brasserie at The Ventian closed after service June 1. Chef Joachim Splichal’s French bistro had been open since the resort first debuted in 1999, but after DB Brasserie opened next to it in May, there proved not to be a need for two brasseries side by side. It has not yet been announced what restaurant concept will take its place. Pinot Brasserie, The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, no phone.
Eva Longoria's SHe by Morton’s inside The Shops at Crystals at CityCenter has closed. The steakhouse, with décor and cuisine that catered to female customers, opened in late 2012 and was Longoria’s second steakhouse venture after Beso, located in the same space, closed in August 2012. SHe by Morton’s, CityCenter, 3720 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89158, no phone.
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