There’s always something new on the Vegas culinary scene, but you don’t have to seek out a brand new restaurant to try fresh flavors or unique new dishes.
On the Strip, two familiar favorites have just launched tempting new brunch offerings. At Aria, Capture (877.230.2742) has doubled down on its glamorous sushi-centric menu with a weekend lunchtime program that combines signature dishes with sweet and savory new things. Revisit Catch favorites like the trio of salmon, hamachi and tuna tartars and the restaurant’s eponymous sushi roll with crab, salmon and miso honey, then tune in to the Beetroot Salmon Benedict with poached eggs and Hollandaise sauce, smashed avocado toast with pickled chilies and more cinnamon roll pancakes with candied almonds and cream cheese frosting.
And the ultra-famous Wolfgang Puck spago (702.693.8181) recently unveiled its weekend brunch menu, creating some impressive new dishes that will pair beautifully with the Bellagio’s fountain-side patio. Don’t worry, you can always get yourself one of these smoked salmon pizzas, a perfect bite for brunch if ever there was one. But don’t miss the French Omelette Rolled with King Crab and Herbs or the Brioche French Toast with Puck’s Toasted Almond Streusel.
Meanwhile, in downtown Las Vegas, a laid-back gastropub Eureka (702.570.3660) just launched new menu items and cocktails perfect for happy hour sharing or late-night feasting, including a stack of fresh and shiny ahi tuna poke, a creamy eggplant spread and tahini, a neat dish of roasted beets and whipped feta cheese and a decadent truffle mushroom cheeseburger. And a block to the buzzy Madero Street Tacos (725.204.6969), a satisfying new selection of Austin, TX-style breakfast tacos is now available, wrapping scrambled eggs, chorizo, potatoes, smoky bacon and melty cheese in warm tortillas. These tacos look simple but hit the spot every time.
In Summerlin, at the posh Red Rock Resort, the Bromberg brothers’ longtime favorite in Vegas Blue Ribbon Sushi and Grill Bar (702.797.7444) now serves lunch from Friday to Sunday. Indulge in their beloved chicken wings, served with chili sauce and wasabi honey, perfect grilled teriyaki salmon or seared chicken over rice, a bowl of colorful chirashi and a rich Snake River wagyu beef burger Farms. This is next level lunch.
Finally, back on the Strip at Mandalay Bay, the versatile Citizen kitchen and bar (702.632.9200) has gone above and beyond its excellent menu by partnering with two beloved Los Angeles restaurant brands to serve their most popular plates right here in Las Vegas. At Umami Burger, you can sample a variety of mouth-watering milkshake flavors like cinnamon toast crunch or banana matcha to complement your pastrami burger or K-town burger with marinated pork belly. gochujang and Korean coleslaw. And Sam’s Crispy Chicken brings its Southern-style fried chicken sandwiches, spiced up in New Orleans or with a hot Nashville-style flavor, as well as macaroni and cheese and creamy lemon smoothies. Citizens already had the merchandise, now you can take a trip to Los Angeles without leaving the Strip.
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