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April 2019 Archive

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Later in 2019, chef David Chang will open Majordōmo Meat & Fish, a Vegas version of its sister establishment in Los Angeles. The new eatery will be set in the former Carnevino restaurant space in The Palazzo tower next to Mott 32. While there are sure to be similarities with the L.A. location, Chang says the restaurant will be “pulling from a diverse range of food traditions and inspired by the energy of Las Vegas.” Chang also has Momofuku at The Cosmopolitan, along with more than a dozen restaurants, including those in NYC, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and Toronto. Majordōmo Meat & Fish, The Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 866-659-9643.
This summer, sixth + mill pizzeria and bar will open in The Venetian Grand Canal Shoppes. The concept from chef Angelo Auriana and restaurateur Matteo Ferdinandi will offer a casual dining destination celebrating the regions of Southern Italy and will feature Neapolitan-style pizzas, hard durum wheat pastas, small plates and dishes inspired by chef Auriana’s childhood memories. Auriana and Ferdinandi opened The Factory Kitchen in January, also at The Venetian, situated just steps away. The Vegas outpost will be the second for sixth + mill pizzeria and bar, joining the original in Los Angeles. sixth + mill pizzeria and bar, The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1000.
BLVD & MAIN Taphouse has opened at The STRAT. Located off of the casino next to the sports book, the 6,000-plus-square-foot space encompasses three environments, with décor elements including a hardwood floor, communal tables, an LED wall, TV screens throughout, hanging globe lights and an industrial ceiling. The menu, created by executive chef Johannes Bernau, includes short rib sliders, pizzas, burgers, 50/50 beef/bacon meatballs, buffalo fried oysters topped with bleu cheese crumbles and beer-battered fish & chips; apple pie flautas, s’more cake and toffee cake are desserts. Complementing the elevated pub fare are 24 beer taps pouring local beer from PT’s Brewing, Bad Beat, Banger, CraftHaus, Joseph James, Lovelady and Tenaya Creek; and cocktails created by Golden Entertainment’s corporate director of beverage Jason Shullo, such as the Especial Spritz with Absolut grapefruit vodka, strawberry purée and Aperol topped with Modelo Especial. BLVD & MAIN Taphouse is open daily for lunch and dinner. BLVD & MAIN Taphouse, The STRAT, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-380-7777, 800-998-6937.

News Bytes

Rock & Reilly's Introduces Daily & Weekly Specials
Rock & Reilly’s, the Irish rock pub in the Hawaiian Marketplace on The Strip, has introduced several daily and weekly food and drink specials. Daily specials include: Monday – 50 percent off the entire check for Nevada residents; Tuesday – 2-for-1 pricing on all well drinks, domestic drafts and shared bites from noon-midnight; Wednesday – 50 percent off all bottles of wine and Champagne, draft ciders and flatbreads from noon-midnight; and Thursday – ladies purchase a $10 wristband and receive call drinks for $1 from noon-midnight. Weekly breakfast specials, offered Mon.-Fri. from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. and all priced at $9.99 are sausage MacReilly (breakfast sausage patty, fried egg, American cheese and garlic aïoli on an English muffin, served with breakfast potatoes); 3 eggs & bacon served with potatoes O’Reilly, toast and seasonal fruit; and a breakfast burrito filled with scrambled eggs, pepper jack cheese, pico de gallo, bacon, tater tots and salsa roja. Rock & Reilly’s, Hawaiian Marketplace, 3743 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-609-3959.
Cipriani Introduces Three-Course Lunch Special
Cipriani at Wynn has introduced a new three-course lunch menu for $29, served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. While lunch menu items are subject to change based on seasonality and availability, current options include a choice of mozzarella di bufala with cherry tomatoes and black olives, pasta e fagioli soup, carpaccio "alla Cipriani" or baccalà mantecato (creamy codfish) with fried polenta; homemade spinach and ricotta ravioli with butter and sage, chicken spezzatino al curry with yellow rice pilaf, grilled lamb chops served with erbette miste (add $12) or Chilean sea bass "alla Carlina" served with rice pilaf (add $8); and a Cipriani cake or sorbet selection. Cipriani, Wynn Las Vegas, Wynn Plaza, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-770-7390.
Hakkasan Debuts “All That and Dim Sum” Weekly Dinner Party
Hakkasan at MGM Grand is hosting “All That and Dim Sum” every Thursday night beginning at 10 p.m. The dinner party includes a prix-fixe menu with small bites and creative cocktails followed by expedited, complimentary entry to the Hakkasan Nightclub with sets from some of the industry’s leading DJs and performers, including Tiësto, Zedd, Lil Jon and more. Pricing on packages starts at $70 per person. The rotating menu includes items such as crispy duck salad canape with pomelo and pomegranate; salt and pepper calamari; stir-fry mushroom lettuce wraps with pistachio and pine nut; dim sum offerings of wasabi prawn with tobiko, scallop shumai and tuna in a yellow tamarind mint sauce; and a chef selection of desserts. Reservations for the “All That and Dim Sum” package can be made by visiting the restaurant’s website or by calling 702-891-3838. Guests must be 21 years or older. Hakkasan, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-891-7888.
MB Steak Honors Tradition with Braised Brisket for Passover
Brothers David Morton and Michael Morton’s MB Steak at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will celebrate Passover with a flavorful dinner available Friday, April 19, through Saturday, April 27. Executive chef Patrick Munster will prepare a Passover menu of braised brisket with roasted carrots, marble potatoes and horseradish gremolata, priced at $42. In addition, wine director and sommelier Max MacPhail suggests pairing Parcel 41 North Coast Merlot, priced at $15 per glass, with the dinner. MB Steak’s full menu will also be offered. MB Steak has a complimentary private valet, accessible from Harmon Avenue. MB Steak, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 4455 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169, 702-483-4888.
The Angry Butcher Steakhouse Dinner & Wine Specials Celebrate Sam’s Town’s 40th Anniversary
The Angry Butcher Steakhouse will join in celebrating Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall’s 40th anniversary by offering a three-course anniversary special. Priced at $40 per person, the special includes a choice of house or cleaver salad; main entrée of pan-seared Atlantic salmon with grilled lemons and wild mushroom sauté, broiled porterhouse pork chop with bourbon-apple compote and puréed sweet potato or slow-roasted, 14-oz. Prime rib cut with natural au jus and baked potato; and strawberry cheesecake with whipped cream and fresh strawberries for dessert. In addition, in honor of the Sam’s Town opening in 1979, guests can add a bottle of Hob Nob Pinot Noir or Robert Mondavi Napa Valley Chardonnay for $19.79. Both specials are available through the month of April. The Angry Butcher Steakhouse, Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, 5111 Boulder Hwy., Las Vegas, NV 89122, 702-456-7777.

Chef Shuffle

Nicole Brisson will be leaving her executive chef position at Eataly to open her own restaurant with restaurateur Andy Hooper. The new independent project, called Locale, is expected to debut in early summer in the Mountain's Edge Marketplace and will feature a dry-aging program and meat-centric menu of Italian cuisine. Brisson previously was executive chef at Carnevino and chef di cucina at Otto Enoteca at The Venetian/Palazzo. Brisson will remain at Eataly through June 10. Her replacement has not yet been announced. Eataly, Park MGM, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-730-7617.
According to a statement from the resort, Barry S. Dakake has left his job as the executive chef at Scotch 80 Prime at Palms Casino Resort, as well as restaurant general manager/resort director of fine dining Yassine Lyoubi. Dakake has been at Palms since his days as executive chef of N9NE Steakhouse, which opened in 2001 and closed in September 2017 to make way for the opening of Scotch 80 Prime, which debuted in May 2018. Before coming over to N9NE, Dakake worked with chef Charlie Palmer at Aureole in New York and launched Aureole at Mandalay Bay and Charlie Palmer Steak at Four Seasons. Dakake stated he and Lyoubi plan to consult for some of the many celebrity fans and friends he’s made over the years on projects overseas and on the East Coast. Palms has not yet announced their replacements. Scotch 80 Prime, Palms Casino Resort, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103, 702-942-7777, 866-942-7777, 866-942-7770.


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Canyon Ranch Cafe at The Venetian is temporarily closed for renovations. Canyon Ranch Cafe, The Venetian, Grand Canal Shoppes, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-3633.

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