Quick bites: Vetri Cucina, Proper Eats, HaSalon and more Vegas food and drink news

Vetri kitchen is set to return to Palms Casino Resort with a November 1 reopening. Marc VetriThe 75-seat Italian dining experience on the 56th floor has been one of the most acclaimed offerings at the renovated resort after its debut in November 2018. Closed since March 2020, it will be relaunching with a menu featuring favorite foods and wines as well only new elements.

Aria partners with Clique Hospitality to create eat right, an elevated dining experience set to open in early winter. The 24,000-square-foot space on the resort’s second level will feature a dozen concepts, including four Clique originals, and the first restaurants to sign are seoul bird, Wexler’s Deli, Intellectual and Temaki. Clique’s Andy Masi collaborated with Proper Eats culinary director Jason McLeod and A Perfect Bite founder Oliver Wharton to curate the experience, with design by Studio Munge. More information is available at propereatslasvegas.com.

Head of Tel Aviv Eyal Shaniknown as the founding father of modern Israeli cuisine, will open two of his concepts, HaSalon and Miznon, at the Venetian in early 2023 and late 2022, respectively. HaSalon opened in 2008 and currently has locations in Ibiza, New York and Miami, with more restaurants planned in Toronto, London and Paris. Its location on the Las Vegas Strip is right next to the Palazzo Casino, while Shani’s pita bread restaurant, Miznon, will be nearby, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and specials. end of the night.

Southern California’s sixth location Mexican Cocina Sol by Xperience Restaurant Group is set to open this fall in the Forum Shops at Caesars, near the spiral escalator near the entrance to the Strip. The Baja-inspired restaurant will seat 305 people and serve an eclectic menu of seasonal organic dishes and more than a dozen signature salsas. Sol will host happy hour and weekend brunch in addition to daily dinner service.

pizza twist, an Indian and Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, opened at 9850 S. Maryland Parkway, at the corner of Silverado Ranch Boulevard. Founded in 2014 in California, Pizza Twist offers authentic halal, vegan and gluten-free options of pizzas, wings, pastas and salads. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for September 22 at 3:30 p.m. with a grand opening scheduled for September 23 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The restaurant is open Sunday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Resorts World has opened a new luxury bar and lounge, Jalisco Metro, located under Wally’s Wine & Spirits. The venue focuses on Mexico City’s underground tequila culture and offers premium spirits and craft cocktails. Menu items include the 24-karat margarita with anejo Clase Azul, Grand Marnier 150, lime juice and agave nectar; the Black on Black on Black with Mexican brandy, Casa Dragones anejo and Meletti Amaro; grilled octopus tacos with lime creme fraiche and black garlic mole; and Hundred Dollar Nachos with suckling pig, truffle queso and Siberian caviar. Jalisco Underground is open Thursday through Saturday from 6 p.m. until late.

CraftHaus Brewery celebrates its eighth anniversary with its annual HausFest on September 24 from 6-10 p.m. in Henderson. Guests can experience unlimited pours of over 30 beers in the brewery’s outdoor space and food from local GBD and Melter Skelter trucks will be available for purchase. General admission tickets are $42 and VIP tickets are $70 and include an additional hour in the Brewer’s Lounge, food from Half Bird, and drinks from Deadwood Meadery. For more information, visit Eventbrite.

Dig It Coffee Co. is set to celebrate its grand opening at ShareDowntown in the Arts District on September 24 at 10 a.m. mortar location. Roasted coffee from Sin City Coffee and Beverage is on the menu, which also includes peanut butter matcha, gummy bear lemonade, pressed juices and more. The former Golden Fog Coffee site, Dig It, will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

Great American Cookies celebrates its grand opening at 4990 W. Craig Road on September 24 at 10 a.m. The first 100 customers will receive a free slice of cookie cake, and locals can enter to win free cookies for a year. The new store is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Vegan Vibez The festival is scheduled for September 24 at 2 p.m. in the former Learning Village space on East Fremont Street, featuring vegan vendors from across the country, a roller skate dance competition, fashion show, live performances and plenty of food and drink. Tickets start at $10 and more information is available online here.

The ninth edition of the Guinness Perfect Pint Challenge will take place at PT Ranch at 2430 E. Pebble Road in Henderson on Sept. 24 at 6:00 p.m., PT bartenders along with other Vegas Valley bartenders will compete to see who can pour the perfect pint of Guinness Draft Stout, with judging Guinness Brewery Ambassadors and the first prize winner taking home $1,000. Guests will receive free pints of Guinness from 6-7 p.m. and $4 pints will be available throughout the rest of the event.

DW Bistro will host Ellman Family Vineyards for a wine dinner on September 28 with dishes created by Chef Dalton Wilson paired with five wines. Tickets are $225 and are available at dwbistro.com.

Shake Shack has partnered with the YouTube series The hottest to create new menu items available at all four Shack locations in the Las Vegas area for a limited time. The Hot Ones Burger is topped with Hot Ones Spicy ShackSauce, bacon and Monterey Jack cheese on a grilled potato bun, while the Hot Ones Chicken Sandwich features the same ingredients on a crispy chicken breast. Hot Ones Cheese Fries and Bacon and Cheese Fries are also available, and those looking to really spice things up can purchase a Last Dab packet, which features Apollo Pepper Sauce. Limited-edition shakes currently available include Apple Cider Donut, Pumpkin Patch, and Choco Salted Toffee.

Anime by EDO now offers a lunch service from Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. short ribs braised in red wine with potato mousseline.

Carrefour Kitchen at Resorts World is now serving weekend brunch and weekday lunch with new plant-based dishes from Chef Tal Ronnen. Brunch is available Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., including mini bagel tower, French toast stuffed with seasonal fruit, chicken and potato waffles rosti and more. Lunch is available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with offerings including the meatball sub, a herb-vegan blue cheese BLT on toasted sourdough, and the Milanese sandwich.

kumi at Mandalay Bay has revamped its menu with fall dishes, maintaining an emphasis on Japanese cuisine with a Korean-American twist through shared plates, sushi and sashimi, specialty rolls and more. New dishes include Soy Ginger Tofu with Tosaka Seaweed, Tempura Asparagus, Chicken Katsu Sando with Black Garlic Tonkatsu Sauce, Watercress Caesar Salad with Parmesan Dressing and Nori Croutons, grilled salmon with Shio Koji, grilled eggplant with mild miso and mozzarella and much more.

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