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August 2014 Archive

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If you haven't picked a place to eat tonight, you're in luck. Gayot has all the restaurant news for your area right here. Learn which new restaurants have opened in Las Vegas and which restaurants in Las Vegas have recently closed. Find out where your favorite chefs are cooking and locate special events. 

RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

SLS Las Vegas features several restaurants, including Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres SLS Las Vegas is the newest resort to open on the Strip in nearly five years. Among the dining options are Bazaar Meat by José Andrés, Cleo, Katsuya by Starck, Ku Noodle and Northside Cafe. Other venues include 800 Degrees PizzaUmami 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.
 
Local husband-and-wife team Elizabeth Blau and Kim Canteenwalla have opened Made LV in Tivoli Village, slightly more than a mile from their neighborhood favorite Honey Salt. The modern American tavern features a menu of Canteenwalla’s inspired comfort food favorites complemented by Blau’s healthy touch. To execute the day-to-day operations of the kitchen, the duo has brought in chef Daniel Boling, formerly of The Lodge at Torrey Pines in San Diego. Signature dishes include butcher’s style chicken wings, lentil and chickpea hummus, a pulled barbecue pork sandwich with Carolina slaw, and Kansas City-style ribs. The bar serves a rotating selection of craft beers and handcrafted tipples featuring bourbons, whiskeys, Scotch, gins and vodkas. The 216-seat establishment has ample patio seating, retro arcade games, a club-sized bocce court and is open seven days a week for dinner and lunch Wednesday through Sunday. Made LV, Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd. Ste 140, Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-722-2000.
 
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.
 

News Bytes

The Salted Lime Celebrates Mexican Independence Day
The Salted Lime Mexican cantina at Aliante Casino, Hotel & Spa will celebrate Mexican Independence Day with food and drink specials during a five-day fiesta September 12-16. Food specials will include half-price chicken fajitas. For drink specials, there will be $2 house margaritas and a combo Dos Equis beer and Arta Tequila shot for $6. In addition, the Arta Tequila promotions team will hand out free samples and giveaways September 13 from 8 p.m.-10 p.m. The Salted Lime, Aliante Casino, Hotel & Spa, 7300 N. Aliante Pkwy., North Las Vegas, NV 89084, 702-692-7777.
 
Dinner Service to Start at Japanese Cuisine by Omae
Japanese Cuisine by Omae will start dinner service on September 3, 2014. Reservations are currently being accepted for two seatings: 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. The cost will be $100 for dinner during the month of September. Japanese Cuisine by Omae, 3650 S. Decatur Blvd. #26, Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-966-8080.
 
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.
 

Chef Shuffle

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.
 

Closings

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