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September 2018 Archive

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RESTAURANT NEWS

Openings

As part of its $620 million renovation which it began last year, the Palms Casino Resort will open Tim Ho Wan in the third quarter of 2019. There are currently numerous locations of the renowned Hong Kong dim-sum restaurant, in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Macau and Australia, with two in NYC, one in Hawaii and another debuting in Long Beach, Calif., this winter. The Las Vegas outpost will bring the worldwide total of Tim Ho Wans to close to 50 for co-founding dim sum masters Mak Kwai Pui and Leung Fai Keung. The 5,055-square-foot venue will use only fresh ingredients that are delivered daily. In addition to featuring baked BBQ pork buns, rice rolls, pan-fried turnip cakes, sui mai (steamed dumplings), har gow (shrimp dumplings), steamed egg cake and a selection of regional dim sum classics, it will highlight an “original Las Vegas inspired creation” designed specifically by chef Mak for the Palms. Tim Ho Wan, Palms Casino Resort, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89103, no phone.
 

News Bytes

Dinner and Show Deals at The Cosmopolitan
Two restaurants at The Cosmopolitan are offering dinner and show packages for the Spiegelworld Opium show. The Rose.Rabbit.Lie. offer, priced from $184 and available with any Wednesday to Sunday 8 p.m. show, includes a prix-fixe three-course dinner followed by quick VIP entry to the show with Ringside price category seating. Guests must arrive at the restaurant between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and there is a minimum order of two packages. The Wicked Spoon buffet deal, priced at $95 and available with all shows, includes free VIP line entry to the top quality buffet and a Reserved category show ticket. Visit here for more details and to order tickets, and visit here for the full show package menu at Rose.Rabbit.Lie. Rose.Rabbit.Lie., The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-698-7441; 877-667-0585.
 
the otheroom Serving Sports Menu Throughout Football Season
the otheroom at Forum Shops at Caesars is now serving its Sports Lovers Menu during football season. Available from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Mondays, Thursdays and all weekend long, the menu includes buttermilk fried chicken sliders with blueberry jam and jalapeño or loaded BBQ chicken nachos for $13; Buffalo chicken sliders or BBQ beef sliders for $12; chicken wings, mini hot dogs or bloody bar for $10; fries for $6; and buckets of beer for $30. Major college and pro football games will be shown on the otheroom's five mega-screen TVs. the otheroom, Caesars Palace, Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-836-2096.
 
Mondays Half-Price Menu at Honey Salt
Honey Salt is proposing a reprieve from the Monday blues by offering half-off featured favorites. The half-off menu includes vegetable minestrone with kale, peas, cannellini beans, Parmesan and croutons for $4; Elizabeth’s Caesar salad with Tuscan kale, romaine and Parmesan for $5.50; turkey meatballs with Alta cucina tomatoes, caramelized onions and Bellwether Farms ricotta for $5; margherita flatbread for $6; backyard favorite burger with aged cheddar, tomato jam and fries for $7.50; and for dinner only: Mary’s free-range brick oven chicken breast with mac n’ cheese and Anaheim peppers for $12 and grilled salmon with English pea risotto and crispy pancetta for $13. Honey Salt, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89145, 702-445-6100.
 
Pronto by Giada Now Serving Weekend Brunch
Giada De Laurentiis’ second Las Vegas restaurant, the fast-casual Pronto by Giada at Caesars Palace, is now offering brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Priced at $49 for adults and $20 for kids for unlimited sampling, the brunch features five stations: meat, cheese and seafood including items like pink peppercorn-crusted goat cheese, Grana Padano, marinated olives, a selection of jams and breads and grilled vegetables; salad and bagel with pasta salads, a variety of bagels, smoked salmon with spreads and shrimp with Calabrian cocktail sauce; made-to-order omelet with traditional and non-traditional ingredients like baby kale, pecorino, confit cherry tomatoes and prosciutto cotto; carving with cacciatore-rubbed turkey breast and Tuscan beef tenderloin; and fruits, dessert and cake with mini tiramisus, mini chia parfaits, bottomless lemon ricotta cookies and signature cakes by the slice, including the Italian Flag cake. Pronto by Giada, Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, No phone.
 
Jazz Brunch Now Offered Every Sunday at Lakeside
Lakeside, the seafood restaurant on the Lake of Dreams at Wynn, is now serving Sunday Jazz Brunch from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. with live Dixieland-style jazz and blues. Priced at $68 per person and $34 for children 10 and under, included are a selection of hot mini-croissants, sliced fruits and berries; raw bar stocked with Alaskan king crab, jumbo shrimp, oysters on the half shell and salads; unlimited selection of 10 made-to-order brunch dishes including lemon ricotta pancakes, omelets, crab cake eggs Benedict, chicken and mushroom crêpes, blackened swordfish, Lakeside cheeseburger and char-grilled flat-iron steak frites; and dessert station filled with items such as passion fruit meringue tartelettes, Kona coffee pot de crèmes, cookies, cakes, candies and bon-bon chocolates. Two optional beverage packages are offered: limitless Bloody Marys, Prosecco, mimosas or Sugarloaf white pineapple Bellinis for $40 per person; or all of the above plus limitless Veuve Clicquot Champagne for $65. Lakeside, Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-248-3463.
 

Chef Shuffle

Todd Sugimoto has been appointed executive chef at Andiron Steak & Sea in Downtown Summerlin. Raised in Hawaii, Sugimoto has a long background in fine dining and working for and with acclaimed chefs. Following a summer internship at Walt Disney World in Orlando he spent time in the kitchen at Sam Choy’s Diamond Head Restaurant in Honolulu. Sugimoto came to Las Vegas in 1998 when he joined the opening team at Todd English’s Olives at Bellagio, and followed up with positions at Bradley Ogden at Caesars Palace; with celebrated chef Michael Mina, first at Nobhill at MGM Grand and later as part of the opening team for American Fish at Aria in CityCenter; and with chef/restaurateur Scott Conant as he oversaw the kitchens in both D.O.C.G. and Scarpetta at The Cosmopolitan. Andiron Steak & Sea, Downtown Summerlin, 1720 Festival Plaza Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89135, 702-685-8002.
 

Closings

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