No matter how long you spend in Las Vegas, there are always new flavors to discover every time you come back. The city’s food scene is constantly expanding, not only with new restaurant concepts across the valley, but also as local chefs and restaurateurs shift gears and create new offerings at established restaurants.
The buzz is rising for the brand new Boom Bang Fine Foods & Cocktails (702.478.6200), located in the cozy Green Valley neighborhood of Henderson. This indoor-outdoor American brasserie hails from Top Chef alum Elia Aboumrad-Page, her husband chef and restaurateur Christian Page, and beverage specialist Tony Angotti — and this team’s passion for creative cuisine is evident in its opening menu. . Be among the first to taste Farmers Market Tomato Pie with Marinara Jam, Lobster Bisque with Puff Pastry Crouton, Wagyu Steak Frites with Kennebec Fries, and 20 Hour Duck Confit with Lentils, Poached Pear and Dried Apricots. Vegetarian options and desserts also grab attention at Boom Bang Fine Foods, along with their cool cocktail creations.
Across the Valley at Summerlin, Beloved Italian Restaurant Al Solito Posto (702.463.6781) at Tivoli Village recently unveiled new seasonal dishes from celebrity chef Steve Young, including roasted beet salad with whipped ricotta figs, casarecce pasta with fennel sausage and broccoli, butternut squash risotto, a tender Milanese veal chop and a seafood cioppino with Maine lobster and other oceanic treasures. The incredible Al Solito Posto bar, where you could luckily meet for dinner if you skipped a reservation, also offers new seasonal cocktails ready to be tasted, such as the Hocus Pocus in flavors of vodka and chai tea. , and Il Capo, made with mezcal cocoa nibs, brandy and amaro. And don’t skip dessert; the hot new bite is a pumpkin cheesecake with a spicy caramel white chocolate mousse. How to resist ?
Back on the boulevard, celebrity chef David Chang presents something fun in his meat and seafood restaurant at Palazzo, the fantastic Butler meat and fish (702.607.3060). The Early Doors menu is designed for customers who are ready for a quicker, earlier dinner, perhaps because there are a lot more stops ahead on your night out on the Las Vegas Strip. The three-course meal is available Sunday through Thursday and includes options such as an iceberg wedge with thick sliced bacon and pickled tomatoes, a wood-grilled New York strip loin with beef fat butter , miso-marinated Chilean sea bass with bok choy and daikon, and a selection of sorbets to complete the experience.
At Sahara Las Vegas, a historic Strip casino that has regularly updated its restaurant portfolio in recent months, the most recent entry is Import from Philadelphia. Chickie’s & Pete’s (702.761.8070), one of the most famous sports bars in the country. Your favorite game day dishes are here, from burgers and chicken wings to pizza and cheesesteaks. But seafood is the house specialty here, ranging from fried Sicilian calamari to New England clam chowder, from hot or chilled lobster rolls to steamed mussels, clams and oysters. This is one of the few restaurants on the Strip where you can order whole Dungeness Crabs and hit town to your table. It’s a fun dining experience whose time has come in Vegas.
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