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September 2017 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

A Las Vegas staple since 2006, the family-owned ice cream and dessert spot La Flor de Michoacan has opened a new location at Texas Station. This outpost will feature more than 20 different flavors of ice cream, 30 flavors of ice cream bars and eight types of flavored waters (aguas frescas). Additional treats include popsicles, smoothies, milkshakes, fresh-squeezed fruit juices, ice cream cakes, shaved ice, ice cream sundaes, yogurt, banana splits, Hawaiian banana splits and crêpes with prices ranging from $1 to $9.99. La Flor de Michoacan at Texas Station is open Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. La Flor de Michoacan, Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Ln., North Las Vegas, NV 89032, 702-631-1000, 800-654-8888.
 
Hamptons, offering contemporary American cuisine, has opened at Tivoli Village. Located near the main valet, the two-story space features an industrial-chic interior design with vintage touches, an outdoor patio and spacious second level private dining room. Chef Jay Bogsinske, formerly of Saint Marc in Huntington Beach, has created a menu that includes a Brussels sprouts and bacon salad with aged New York cheddar; a Little Havana Cubano sandwich with Duroc pork loin, ham, smoked bacon, five-spiced pineapple and Gruyère; Mary’s free-range chicken and biscuits with braised chicken thighs, chicken gravy and cheddar biscuits; Scottish salmon mignon with roasted cauliflower, honey and rosemary cauliflower sauce; and a peanut butter and banana waffle with salted caramel candied peanuts and Vermont maple syrup. Hamptons is open daily for lunch and dinner and weekend brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hamptons, Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., Ste. 180, Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-916-1482.
 

News Bytes

Ferraro’s Offering Pre-game Four Course Meal for Vegas Knights NHL Hockey Games
Ferraro's Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar is welcoming the Vegas Knights, Las Vegas’ first NHL professional hockey team, with a pre-game four-course meal experience for select games on Oct. 10, 17, 21 and 24 and Nov. 10, 24 and 28. The $55 (plus tax and tip) package features dinner at 5:30 p.m., two hours prior to game time, and roundtrip transportation to and from the arena. The menu includes choice of grilled homemade spicy sausage, calamari fritti, classic Caesar salad, heirloom tomato and fresh mozzarella or marinated Mediterranean octopus; spaghetti aglio e olio, gnocchi pomodoro, bucatini amatriciana or risotto aragosta ($5 upcharge); chicken parmigiana, veal scaloppini, Mediterranean seabass fillet, Scottish salmon, seared tenderloin or ossobuco braised in red wine ($12 upcharge); and Ferraro’s dessert sampler. To reserve, call 702-364-5300 or email [email protected]. Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89169, 702-364-5300.
 
Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino’s Golden Week Culinary Specials
Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino will celebrate Chinese Golden Week (a seven-day Chinese national holiday) Oct. 1-8, with Moon Cake (a Chinese pastry eaten during the Mid-Autumn Harvest Moon Festival) giveaways, live music and food specials. Pearl Ocean will offer eight discounted specialty Golden dishes, all priced at $15, including Peking duck, roast duck, steamed empress-style chicken, crispy fried chicken, crispy fried flounder, Cantonese-style steamed flounder and wine stewed oxtail pumpkin bowl; and one pound of live prawns golden egg yolk-style for $50. In addition, Phoenix, Lucky Dragon’s upscale restaurant, will celebrate Golden Week with a $20 dim sum platter offered throughout the month of October. Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino, 300 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89102, 702-889-8018.
 
Searsucker Extends Happy Hour During College & NFL Games
Throughout football season, Searsucker at Caesars Palace is extending its happy hour menu during college and NFL games on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. The happy hour menu includes oysters for $2; bone marrow single bone for $2; chef’s whim sliders for $3; Bud and Bud Light for $4; select draft and bottled beers for $5; house wine for $6; shots of Jack Daniel’s, El Jimador and Old Forester for $7; and specialty cocktails such as the Blueberry Ginger Smash with Old Forester, ginger, honey, blueberry and mint for $8. Searsucker, Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-866-1800.
 

Chef Shuffle

After a three-year sojourn operating a food truck, a brief stint at the off-Strip Bandito Latin Kitchen & Cantina and opening Chica at The Venetian for celebrity chef Lorena Garcia, Mike Minor will return to his former executive chef position at Border Grill at Mandalay Bay on September 18, 2017. Minor worked at the restaurant owned by Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger for 10 years before leaving in 2014. Border Grill, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119, 702-632-7403.
 

Closings

CLOSED FOR GOOD
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More restaurant closings took place recently in preparation for the huge remodel and rebranding of Monte Carlo Resort & Casino as it transitions into Park MGM and NoMad hotels. The previous shutterings of The Pub, Andre’s Restaurant & Cigar Lounge, Brand Steakhouse and Yusho have now been followed by The Buffet at Monte Carlo, BLVD Creamery, d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar and pan-Asian Dragon Noodle Co. & Sushi Bar. New restaurants on the way include Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s Eataly opening in 2018, and Primrose and Bavette’s Steakhouse & Bar debuting this fall. Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-730-7777, 888-529-4828.
 

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