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December 2008 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

The McDonalds Corporation has opened Viva McDonald's on The Strip next to Circus Circus, replacing a 25-year-old McDonald's location. The 8,600-square-foot restaurant is open 24 hours a day and features uniquely Vegas touches such as an oversized neon sign and large display screens on the exterior, and 42-ounce soft drinks sold in yard-long cups.
 

News Bytes

SUSHISAMBA Strip Unveils New Happy Hour
In these times of economic uncertainty, get the most bang for your buck with SUSHISAMBA Strip's Happy Hour Recession Menu, available at the bar. Special menu items are priced by the hour, meaning at 4 p.m. dishes such as grilled shishito peppers and salmon taquitos are $4, and at 5 p.m., $5, continuing until 7 p.m. Reverse happy hour begins at 11 p.m., when the small bites go back to $5. Caiprinhas, and selected wines and sakes for $5 are bound to help you forget any financial woes as well. SUSHISAMBA Strip, The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, The Shoppes at The Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-607-0700.
 
Dinner and a Show at the Wynn
Wynn Las Vegas, home to the dynamic show Le Reve and master chef Alessandro Stratta, combines the two forces with their Bella Notte package. Priced at $195 per person, the package offers a three-course, prix-fixe dinner for two at Stratta, including a bottle of Wattle Creek Pinot Noir and two premium seats to the Wynn's dazzling display of acrobatics, choreography and aquatics. Stratta, Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-770-2040, 888-320-WYNN.
 

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