Quick Bites: Las Vegas restaurants are in the news this week

Corner Bar Management has acquired the space of La Comida restaurant on Sixth Street Downtown and plans to launch a new concept called The Mona Rosa very soon. Executive Chefs Daniel Arias and Isidro Marquez-Castilloalso in the kitchen of Corner Bar’s Peyote Restaurant in Fergusons Downtown, will feature a new menu celebrating the diversity and robust flavors of Mexico.

Meraki Greek Grill opened its last restaurant in Centennial Hills (at Centennial Center and Oso Blanco) and plans to open two more locations in Henderson, one by the end of the month in Stephanie and American Pacific and another in St. Rose and Spencer in mid-2023. Each venue will continue to serve the traditional Greek cuisine that has made Meraki one of the most popular neighborhood restaurants in the valley.

Nevada Vegan Restaurant Week is in full swing until November 7 and Carrefour Kitchen at Resorts World is offering a special three-course menu ($45) featuring the chef Tal Ronnensignature flavors. Hearts of palm crab cake with horseradish aioli, charred fennel orange salad with avocado, and creamy polenta with house-grilled Italian sausage make up the menu, and every purchase amounts to a donation to Compassion Works International, a local organization that fight for animal rights.

Ike’s love and sandwiches celebrates its 15th anniversary this month by offering two retro sandwiches from its first-ever menu in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood, with rock-bottom prices. From November 3-6, the Elvis Kieth (halal chicken, teriyaki, wasabi mayo, Swiss cheese and Dirty Sauce) and the Handsome Owl (a vegetarian version with vegan chicken) are both available for $7.97 at all Ike stores.

The Sunset Park’d Food Truck Festival returns to Sunset Park on November 5 from noon to 8 p.m., featuring more than 30 local food trucks and restaurants, liquor tastings, live music, pro wrestling exhibits, carnival rides and more. Admission and parking are free, and the event will also include the new Vegan Village with popular plant vendors from Las Vegas and California. For more information, visit sunsetparkd.com.

Restaurant Ferraro offers a five-course white truffle dinner on November 12 at 6:30 p.m. featuring wine pairings and rare Italian white truffles. Dishes include champagne risotto with caviar, prime beef tartare and egg yolk pasta in Capone broth with boiled egg and fresh white truffles. Tickets are $250 and are available by calling 702-364-5300.

Evel’s Pie launched a new hot food challenge called the Reaper. The spicy pizza is made with habanero chili sauce, chili-infused mozzarella, sriracha-marinated chorizo, Carolina Reaper chili oil, and sliced ​​habaneros, and the 20-inch pie is flamboyant service. The price is $49.99, but anyone who can complete at least three slices in 30 minutes gets a “Don’t Fear the Reaper” t-shirt, shoutouts on social media, and their name engraved on a plaque on the wall. legends of Evel Pie. A legal waiver must be signed prior to participation.

After all that spiciness, you’ll need to freshen up. Shake Shack launched its seasonal holiday milkshake flavors, available in all stores: Christmas Cookie, Chocolate Milk & Cookies and Chocolate Peppermint topped with candy cane chips.

At Capriotti’s is offering a limited-time Golden Cheesesteak Sandwich on its menu until December 31, a Classic Cheesesteak or American Wagyu Beef Cheesesteak topped with signature Liquid Gold sauce, with hints of honey mustard and smoked hickory barbecue sauce.

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