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March 2021 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

Gatsby’s Cocktail Lounge will be opening at Resorts World Las Vegas when the 3,500-room luxury resort opens in Summer 2021, serving a cache of vintage and rare Champagnes, artisanal cocktails and aromatic wines. The Clique Hospitality 4,090-square-foot lounge will be located just off of the casino floor and will offer an upscale environment conceptualized by the design firm Kudos featuring spacious couches, high-top tables, a 360-degree bar and a congregation of hanging illuminated orbs being a nod to the bevy of bubbles available by the glass. In addition, there will be an evolving soundtrack including DJ sets, cultivated playlists, live music and a secret drink menu will keep the offerings fresh with a monthly rotating selection of featured Champagne, seasonal libations and limited-time spirits. Gatsby’s Cocktail Lounge, 3000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-676-7000.
 
Acclaimed chef James Trees and LEV Group have reopened Ada’s in Tivoli Village as Ada’s Wine Bar, offering wines of the world, accompanied by Spanish and Mediterranean small plates and shareables. Jackson Stamper, formerly of The Kitchen at Atomic in Las Vegas and Employees Only in NYC, is chef de cuisine. The wine list includes whites, roses and reds from around the world with nearly 100 bottle selections starting at $30, and nearly two dozen wines by the glass for $9-20. Sparkling wines, sherry, amaro and beers are also available. The food menu, inspired by chef Trees’ travels around Spain and the Mediterranean, includes Iberico chorizo croquetas, octopus patatas bravas, braised oxtail jam, skirt steak with chimichurri marinade, duck confit panini and red beet hummus. Ada’s Wine Bar offers both indoor and outdoor seating and has a fresh look including a kitchen-facing wraparound wood bartop, tufted banquettes and hightop group tables. Hours are Wed.-Sun. 2-9 p.m. Ada’s Wine Bar, Tivoli Village, 410 S. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-463-7433.
 
The Wicked Spoon buffet at The Cosmopolitan has again reopened with breakfast and lunch service Thursdays through Sundays. Instead of the traditional buffet model where guests fill their own plates, the Wicked Spoon staff hand dishes selected by guests at nine different food stations. Reservations are encouraged, with dining limited to two hours per party and social distancing will be strictly enforced. Hours of operation and pricing are: breakfast 8-11 a.m. $38 adults, $19 children; lunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $45 adults, $22.50 children; and bottomless beverages: mimosas, champagne, bloody marys or bud light draft packages are $21 per person. Holiday themed brunches will return beginning with Easter Sunday on April 4. Wicked Spoon, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-698-7000.
 
After relocating from The Cosmopolitan to The Venetian’s Restaurant Row, Estiatorio Milos has opened in the former space of Aquaknox. The Greek seafood restaurant by Costas Spiliadis is known for its signature seafood market featuring fresh fish flown in from the Mediterranean and curated list of fine Greek wines. The new location introduces a new fruit and vegetable market where patrons can select fresh fruits and vegetables to accompany their meals, a raw bar offering whole fish sashimi using the day's fresh catch and a variety of crudo and tartare preparations and a "yogurt room" where yogurt is strained in the classical way. The décor features a horseshoe-shaped bar with marble bartop, hardwood floor, open kitchen, live olive tree and a pastel blue/off-white color scheme. Menu highlights include Maryland crab cake, grilled octopus, lightly-fried calamari, grilled loup de mer and baklava. Estiatorio Milos is open daily for lunch and dinner. Estiatorio Milos, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1000, 877-883-6423.
 
The L.A. icon Randy’s Donuts, in operation since 1962 and known for a giant doughnut on its roof which has appeared in movies, music videos and television, is expanding to Las Vegas, with plans for several locations. The company has purchased an existing drive-thru restaurant at 2170 S. Rainbow and land at the intersection of Blue Diamond and Cameron, anticipated to open in early fall and winter of 2021. Additional locations may be placed within casinos throughout the region in 2022, as leases are currently being negotiated with an unnamed large gaming company. The donut shop operates five locations in the greater L.A. area (Inglewood, El Segundo, Torrance, Downey and Pasadena) with new locations set to open in Costa Mesa and Santa Monica and more to be announced throughout the state of California through 2022. Recently three locations opened in South Korea and Randy’s is currently negotiating deals in Texas, New York, Illinois, Arizona, Utah, Missouri and Florida.
 
Sushi Ichiban is now open at 520 Fremont St. at the base of the Emergency Arts building adjacent to the El Cortez Hotel & Casino. The 2,718-square-foot Japanese restaurant offers all-you-can-eat sushi for $27.95 per person; an a la carte menu with appetizers such as coconut shrimp, bacon and rice cake and cucumber salad with crab meat; and a wide range of nigiri including uni, scallops, yellowtail and red snapper. An expansive list of specialty rolls includes the Golden Knight Roll with soft shell crab, onion crunch and peanut butter topped with spicy crab meat, spicy garlic ponzu and yum sauce; Jackpot Roll with shrimp tempura and cucumber topped with shrimp, spicy crab meat, crunch eel and spicy yum sauce; and Red Rock Roll with spicy yellowtail and cucumber topped with tuna, avocado and spicy garlic ponzu sauce. Hours are Mon-Thu 4-10 p.m. and Fri-Sat noon-10 p.m. Sushi Ichiban, Emergency Arts, 520 Fremont Street, Suite 150, Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-478-5333.
 
After being closed for several months in response to state mandates, Morton Group’s La Comida in the Fremont East Entertainment District reopened on March 4. Known for its impressive collection of tequilas, the bar offers an array of fresh fruit cocktails, several house margaritas, craft and Mexican beers and Jarritos Mexican sodas. The menu of authentic Mexican cuisine made with traditional cooking methods and ingredients by chef Mario Garcia, includes carne asada with cucumber, radish, charred red onion and aji Amarillo dressing; authentic pozole made with hominy, pork, onion, shredded cabbage and radish; chicken tamales with tomatillo, sour cream and house-made slaw; sea bass a la Baja taco tempura battered and served with house-made slaw, chipotle mayo, pickled radish and pico de gallo; puerco ahumado (smoked pork shoulder) with avocado sauce and pickled onion; and chili relleno—battered stuffed poblano pepper with queso fresco, ranchera sauce, cilantro and jalapeno cream. La Comida, 100 Sixth St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-463-9900.
 
The Silver Stamp, situated in the Gateway District in Downtown Las Vegas, is now open. The craft beer bar offers 20 taps and 40+ bottles and cans of rare and exclusive beers not found anywhere else in town, along with several brews from local breweries, including Andrew’s Hips Don’t Lie, a sour golden ale with rose hips made exclusively for The Silver Stamp by Juxta Nomad and Astronomy Aleworks. The décor features an old school vibe with vintage beer memorabilia, with the likes of a wall of old beer cans, several beer signs, neon lights, Christmas lights, a 1960s era TV and a stuffed javelina. A limited food menu of hot dogs, house-made pickled eggs and snacks is served and guests are welcome to bring in their own food. Hours are Wed.-Sun. from 5 p.m.-midnight. The Silver Stamp, 222 E Imperial Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89104, 702-527-1784.
 

News Bytes

Henderson Artisan Booze District Offering Passport of Deals
The Henderson Artisan Booze District Passport is now available. Priced at $20, the Passport includes flights of beers, wine, spirits and other offers and incentives to explore the Booze District businesses including CraftHaus Brewery, Las Vegas Distillery, Bad Beat Brewing, Grape Expectations, Astronomy Aleworks, Vegas Valley Winery and Ambros Whiskey. The Passport is available for purchase at any of the Booze District businesses and offers are good through June 15, 2021.
 
Delmonico Steakhouse Resumes Lunch Service
Delmonico Steakhouse at The Venetian has resumed serving lunch on weekends in addition to dinner nightly. Available Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., entrees on the lunch menu include cuts of prime ribeye, New York strip and filet mignon ($56-$62); Delmonico’s bacon cheeseburger on a brioche roll with apple bacon and Grafton cheddar ($21); Creekstone Farms Angus tenderloin salad served with romaine hearts, herb emulsion, pickled red onions, herb croutons, shaved radishes and Wisconsin blue cheese ($25); Creekstone Farms Angus tenderloin sandwich served on ciabatta with roasted mushrooms, horseradish cream and savoy spinach ($23); Creekstone Angus beef medallions with house-cured apple bacon, Wisconsin blue cheese, sweet onion rings and housemade Worcestershire sauce ($25); and sauteed gulf shrimp & andouille sausage pasta with housemade penne, smoked soffritto sauce and parmesan cheese ($24). To view the full menu visit here. Delmonico Steakhouse, The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-414-1992.
 
Chef Kim Canteenwalla Offering Two Culinary Concepts at Vegas Test Kitchen
Renowned chef Kim Canteenwalla, the culinary mind behind a variety of popular concepts including Honey Salt in Las Vegas, will offer two pop-up concepts at Vegas Test Kitchen at Fergusons Downtown on Wednesdays from March 31-April 21 from 4-9 p.m. Chef’s Play Dough will highlight pierogies, pastries and pies, with dishes such as vegetable samosa with coriander and mint chutney; and Maine lobster pot pie with spinach, root vegetables, fennel, fingerling potatoes and brandy cream. His Picks, Sticks & Fingers will focus on global skewers and finger foods with menu items including Vietnamese sugar cane shrimp with ginger lemongrass, kafir lime leaves and bird chili; and pork belly bao bun with soy glaze, scallions and sesame seed. Tickets are required for reserving each dish in advance, but walk-ins are also welcome. To view the complete menu and to purchase tickets visit secretburger.com.
 
Landini’s Pizzeria Offering $1 Slices to Military and Firefighters
Landini’s Pizzeria will honor the men and women who serve our country with $1 pizza slices of its New York-style pizza in honor of Military Appreciation Month throughout the month of May and for firefighters on International Firefighters Day on Tuesday, May 4. Signature slices include the meatball ricotta with meatballs, ricotta and marinara; BBQ chicken with chicken, red onions and BBQ sauce; Mexican with bacon, chorizo, onions, jalapeños, pepperoni and cannellini beans; rustica with Brussels sprouts, pancetta and balsamic glaze; and more. Landini’s is open daily 11 a.m.-9 p.m., with indoor and outdoor seating for on-site dining, in addition to takeout and free delivery within one mile of the restaurant.
 
Pub 365 Offering Specials During Vegas Golden Knights Games
With hockey season in full swing, Pub 365 at Tuscany Casino & Suites is offering several Vegas Golden Knights specials. The VGK specials include Guinness Black & Gold for $5; Founders Solid Gold for $3.65; Jack Daniels Apple, Fire, Honey or Rye for $5 with any beer purchase; Jager Redbull shots for $5; buckets of Truly with assorted flavors for $20; buckets of Bud, Bud Light or Michelob Ultra for $15; and $2 off all small bites. The specials are available during all Vegas Golden Knight games, which are shown on 15 screens in the Pub. Pub 365, Tuscany Suites & Casino, 255 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169, 702-893-8933, 877-TUSCAN 1.
 

Chef Shuffle

Money Baby!, the sports venue from Clive Collective opening at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas on March 25, has named Food Network star Beau MacMillan as culinary director. Chef MacMillan, host of Worst Cooks in America and judge on Guy Fieri’s Guy’s Grocery Games, will oversee culinary operations for the full-service restaurant, while remaining executive chef of Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa in Arizona, where he has worked since its opening in 1998. The Plymouth, Massachusetts native is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University and previously worked at Hotel Bel-Air, Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, La Vieille Maison in Boca Raton and in 2017 conceptualized and created the Nirvana food and wine festival. Chef MacMillan said, “When I heard about the concept, combining great food and beverage with sports and nightlife, I was sold. I can’t wait to share all of the ideas I’ve got up my sleeve for the entertainment capital of the world." Money Baby!, 4455 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169, 702-693-5000.
 

Closings

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