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May 2022 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

Rosa Ristorante is now open in Henderson near Saint Rose and Eastern. The decor provides a welcoming ambiance to honor executive chef/owner Rob Moore’s Italian-American heritage, with dark wood walls, exposed brick, wooden tabletops, an expansive patio and artistic elements from mother and daughter team—Doris Paessler Martinez and Cerissa Lopez. The menu offers small plates like cheesy risotto fritters and beef carpaccio; Caesar, tomato & mozzarella and baby beet salads; pizzas with crunchy, chewy, crispy and bubbly crust; linguine & white clam sauce and tagliatelle Bolognese pastas; 40-day wet-aged steaks; and seafood options such as roasted branzino, lobster fra diavolo, swordfish piccata and cioppino. The beverage program features renditions of classic cocktails including the St. Rose Blvd, a play on the Boulevardier with bourbon, Cappeletti and Cocchi Torino; reserve wine and top-shelf liquor; local draft beers; limoncellos infused with flavor profiles such as grapefruit and licorice root; and an extensive digestif program featuring an Amaro tableside presentation. Rosa Ristorante, 3145 St. Rose Pkwy., Suite 120, Henderson, NV 89052, 702-478-9200.
 
Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC series Cake Boss, has opened his 5th Las Vegas eatery: The Boss Café by Buddy Valastro at The LINQ Hotel, joining his Buddy V’s Ristorante and Carlo’s Bakery at The Venetian/Palazzo, PizzaCake at Harrah’s and Jersey Eats at The LINQ. Inspired by neighborhood delis and markets in New Jersey and New York Valastro and his family grew up with, The Boss Café features sweets and pastries; the Mozz Bar, where guests can grab fresh mozzarella creations served with warm rustic bread and topping including basil pesto, roasted peppers, spicy peppers, tomato-olive relish and tomato, fresh basil and aged balsamic; and counters including House Salads, Sandwich and Nonna Style Pizza Squares featuring the “bakery pizza” Buddy’s family pioneered in their famous bakery with a thicker, yet light and fluffy, focaccia crust. Boss Café by Buddy Valastro, 3535 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 800-634-6441.
 
After being closed since March 2020 and being sold to the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in 2021, Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas has officially re-opened and is making history as the first resort in Las Vegas fully owned and operated by a Native American Tribe. Along with the opening comes a diverse mix of bars and restaurants, including the return of Scotch 80 Prime fine dining steakhouse; Mabel’s BBQ by chef Michael Symon; Tim Ho Wan specializing in dim sum; Send Noodles with noodle bowls and Asian-inspired favorites; fast casual options at the Palms Food Court; and the A.Y.C.E. Buffet open for breakfast, dinner and weekend brunch featuring seven globally inspired stations and flame-broiled classics. A new casual dining option is the Serrano Vista Café, situated in the former Greene Street Kitchen space serving breakfast, lunch and dinner offering comfort food with a contemporary twist. Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103, 702-942-7777, 866-942-7777, 866-942-7770.
 

News Bytes

Sushi Roku Offering Three-Course Meal During Las Vegas Restaurant Week
Sushi Roku at The Forum Shops at Caesars will offer a three-course prix fixe dinner during Las Vegas Restaurant Week June 6-17. Priced at $80 per person, included are trio of hamachi serrano, seared salmon togarashi and blue fin truffle appetizers; entrée choice of a sushi plate (toro, tuna, kanpachi, salmon, shrimp, madai, baked crab hand roll and a toro jalapeno roll) or filet mignon “Japonaise” served with mashed potatoes and asparagus; and green tea tiramisu or mochi ice cream. Sushi Roku, Caesars Palace, Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-733-7373.
 
Las Vegas Restaurant Week Returns June 6-24
Three Square, Las Vegas’ only food bank, will convene Restaurant Week June 6-24. More than 100 of the city’s finest restaurants will offer three-course prix fixe menus—some offering breakfast, lunch and/or dinner—at price points ranging from $20 to $80. A fixed portion of the meal’s cost will directly support Three Square and the one in six Southern Nevadans who are food insecure. Last year, funds donated during Las Vegas Restaurant Week provided more than 180,000 meals to the nearly 364,000 valley residents struggling with hunger. Since 2007, more than 5.5 million meals have been provided for those in need through the event. Two weeks before Restaurant Week the mobile-friendly website RestaurantWeekLV.org will provide a list of participating restaurants, menus and special promotions with the ability to search by price point, type of cuisine and location type. Restaurant owners and chefs interested in participating should contact Three Square’s Restaurant Week team at 702-909-5519 or restaurantweek@threesquare.org.
 
Brezza Launches Sunday Brunch
Brezza at Resorts World is now serving Sunday brunch, along with live entertainment by Christina Amato accompanied by a jazz trio. Served from 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in the dining room and on the olive tree-lined patio featuring views of the Las Vegas Strip, the brunch features chef Nicole Brisson’s cuisine including shellfish di giorno tower with raw and cured shellfish and seafood with a selection of house sauces; caviar gnocco fritto with creme fresh, chive and shallot; Tuscan beef tartare with Creekstone filet, lemon and capers; frittata with candied tomatoes and prosciutto; farmhouse tart with sausage, mushrooms, walnuts and Fontina cheese; housemade waffles with bramble syrup and mixed berries; and mortadella melt—dry-aged burger and Milanes sandwich served with Jidori chicken, basil aioli peperonata and house chips. The beverage program delivers mocktails, cocktails and a build-your-own mimosa and bellini presentation served with sparkling options of varying price points. Brezza, Resorts World Las Vegas, 3000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Ste. 115, Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-676-6014.
 
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar Offering Special Menu During Las Vegas Restaurant Week
Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar will offer a prix fixe menu during Las Vegas Restaurant Week from June 6 to 17 with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Three Square Food Bank. Priced at $80 per person, the menu includes choice of mixed spring salad, pasta fagioli or soup of the day; pasta combo of rigatoni al pistachio pesto and bucatini Amatriciana; main course choice of 8 oz Prime filet, Scottish salmon, airline chicken breast or veal scallopini; and tiramisu, pistachio passion or cannoli. Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169, 702-364-5300.
 
Virgil’s Offering BBQ and Whiskey Pairing During May
Virgil’s Real Barbecue at The LINQ Promenade will celebrate National BBQ Month with a BBQ sampler & spirit tasting. Available throughout the month of May and priced at $59 per person, the pairing includes Memphis Style spare ribs, Texas beef brisket, Carolina pulled pork, BBQ wing, trash ribs and cornbread paired with three hand-selected whiskeys & bourbons: George Dickel, Knob Creek and Woodford Rye. Virgil’s Real Barbecue, The LINQ Promenade, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-389-7400.
 
La Comida Launches Weekend Brunch
La Comida, the Mexican eatery by Michael and Jenna Morton in Downtown Las Vegas, is now serving brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Highlights of the brunch menu include ranchero bowl with seasoned potatoes, pinto beans, rice, chorizo and jalapeño bacon topped with a sunny side up egg, fresh guacamole and pico de gallo ($16); Mexican-inspired eggs Benedict with poached egg and ham topped with a chipotle hollandaise ($16); and pan Francés—cereal crusted French toast topped with bananas Foster ($16). The cocktail menu offers a twist on the classic bloody Mary with jalapeño-infused tequila and a house mix garnished with a Tajín rim ($13); Cafesito—espresso shot with Licor 43 topped with whipped cream ($13); and bottomless mimosa served with a variety of fresh fruit juices including papaya and prickly pear ($26 per person). La Comida, 100 Sixth St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, 702-463-9900.
 

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