The Hot Restaurants This Fall
A Cut Above the Rest – ARIA
A mecca for carnivores, Jean Georges Steakhouse puts a masterful spin on traditional steakhouse expectations. Serving the highest-quality meats and seafood from around the globe, the Michelin three-star, James Beard Award-winning Chef Vongerichten unleashes bold flavors like you’ve never experienced. The star of the newly revamped menu is arguably the best beef in the world: the Kobe A5 steak. And Jean Georges Steakhouse is one of only a few select restaurants in the United States authorized to serve the delicacy, making the experience even grander. For that old-school feel, request the tableside carvery cart.
Boot Scootin’ Boogie- MGM GRAND
Grab your boots and hats because Las Vegas is going country for the year’s biggest rodeo event: Wrangler’s National Finals Rodeo (NFR). As “Home of the Champions,” MGM Grand hosts the most NFR Gold Buckles under one roof, including 21-time World Champion Bull Rider Trevor Brazile and World Champion Tie-Down Roper Tuf Cooper. Stop by the Gold Buckle Zone to enjoy free viewing parties, giveaways, dancing and live entertainment nightly. The rope-wrangling good time takes the city by storm December 7 - 16.
Refresh Tip >> Wet your whistle with an ice cold Bud Light or Crown and Coke while you wait for an autograph from your favorite rider.
Calling All Sports Fans – LUXOR
At Public House in Luxor you couldn’t miss a moment of the action even if you tried. The restaurant and pub is home to a full season of football and multiple screens showing all of the games so you can catch every pass, interception and tackle. Daily drink and food specials (Cheesesteak Spring Rolls, anyone?) make it even easier to celebrate your team’s win. Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Pepsi Chalk Talk, an event panel with former players and fans.
Refresh Tip >> We suggest boning up on your football knowledge while enjoying a refreshing Pepsi.
Live from the Patio – VDARA
For a temporary retreat from the bustle of the Vegas Strip, head to VICE VERSA Patio & Lounge. Ensconced in a tree-lined sanctuary, boasting a calming water feature and fire pits that beckon you to relax, the patio of this laid-back lounge is the perfect place to just chill. Grab a handcrafted cocktail and settle in to the stylish, yet comfortable outdoor space. Every Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. you can also catch live music.
Did You Know? VICE VERSA now offers a new twist on mornings with a breakfast bar every weekend?
A Celebration of Libations - DELANO
Cocktail lovers rejoice. In conjunction with Collectif 1806 – an international initiative seeking to inspire the future of cocktails – Delano Las Vegas is showcasing eight rare cocktail books filled with what they call the “defining stories of thirsty people.” The books, each of which is paired with a specialty cocktail available at Franklin, span more than 100 years and have been carefully curated to accurately portray the evolution and art of the cocktail. The collection will be on display in the lobby through December. Find your favorite book...and your new favorite cocktail.
Refresh Tip >> Savor the smooth flavor of Remy Martin or Cointreau as you browse the exhibit.
Medieval Merriment - EXCALIBUR
Not a creature was stirring, not even a…knight?! Tournament of Kings is sharing in the spirit of the season November 22 - December 28 with the special holiday-themed show ‘Twas the Knight!” based on “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas.” The show features holiday touches including a Tournament of Kings version of the iconic poem, classic decorations, holiday-inspired costumes for Merlin, Jester, the maidens and more. You might even see snow!
Refresh Tip >> Celebrate like a knight. Try the specialty cocktail – Crown and Cola – made with Pepsi and Crown Royal.
What Are Your Craving? - THE MIRAGE
Satisfy even the biggest appetite at Cravings Buffet. Mouths will water as dishes are prepared before your eyes at each of the 11 international cooking stations. Fill your plate with made-to-order noodles and salads, hand-rolled sushi, meats cooked in an on-site smoker and much more. For an interactive experience, take a seat at the new Chef’s Table and watch executive chefs transform the table into a stage for their culinary creations – starting with custom selected appetizers, leading into a Brazilian Rodizio experience and ending wiht dazzling desserts. If you leave hungry, there’s no one to blame but yourself.