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July 2014 Archive

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Openings

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 September 2014, 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.
 
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 Fall 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.”
 

News Bytes

"The Hundred-Foot Journey" Film Opens August 8
From Lasse Hallström, director of "Chocolat," "The Hundred-Foot Journey" opens in theaters on August 8, 2014. Helen Mirren stars alongside Om Puri, Manish Dayal and Charlotte Le Bon in this lighthearted tale of love and food set in the South of France. Read the full film review on GAYOT's blog
 
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 Monte Carlo is extending its happy hour specials 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 .
 

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