Food Paradise: Vegas, Baby!

  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: January 22, 2017 
Restaurant What to Get Show / Episode / Recommended By Yelp! Rating Restaurant Notes
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Bacchanal Buffet
3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 731-7928
https://www.caesars.com/c...
  • Roast Suckling Pig
    Asian-influence spiced, dried for 24 hrs, coated w/ hoisin sauce, slow-roasted in Chinese roasting oven for over 2 hrs & placed over "firebox" to crisp the skin; looks good
  • Shrimp & Grits
    part of buffet
4.0 out of 5
6513 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); opened in 2012; voted Best Buffet in Las Vegas by "USA Today" (more than once); more than 500 daily offerings; in Caesars Palace
2
Burger Bar
3950 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 632-7777
https://www.mandalaybay.c...
  • Hubert Keller Burger
    2nd top seller; buffalo meat, caramelized onion, baby spinach & blue cheese on a Ciabatta bun; served w/ red wine & shallot sauce; chef Hubert's favorite choice
  • Rossini Burger
    "The $65 Burger" (cost at airing); Kobe style Wagyu beef from Australia, sauteed foie gras, shaved black truffles on an onion bun; named after XIXth century Italian composer whose love for the fine food was legendary; preparation always includes Foie Gras, truffles & rich brown sauce...in this case, Black Truffle
4.0 out of 5
2405 ratings
ultimate burger experience from the famous restaurateur Hubert Keller
3
Peppermill Restaurant & Fireside Lounge
2985 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 735-4177
www.peppermilllasvegas.co...
  • Chicken and Red Pepper Pasta
    breaded chicken breast stuffed w/ fresh herbs & cream cheese accompanied by penne pasta tossed in red pepper cream sauce; looks good
  • French Toast Ambrosia
    warm slices of thick French toast w/ cinnamon & vanilla, crowned w/ succulent chunks of seasonal fresh fruit, choice of whipped topping or sour cream, served w/ blueberry syrup; it's huge
4.0 out of 5
2553 ratings
since the 1970s; serving huge portions; Rat Pack & Elvis used to visit; interior like a "unicorn's rumpus room"
4
Strip House Steak House
Planet Hollywood Resort And Casino
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 737-5200
www.striphouse.com
  • Black Truffle Creamed Spinach
    side dish; looks good
  • Tomahawk Rib Eye
    50-oz w/ bleu cheese crust; sliced table-side; looks good
4.0 out of 5
487 ratings
iconic New York steak restaurant; locations also in NYC; located in Planet Hollywood w/ Rat-Pack swanky vibe
5
Therapy
518 E Fremont St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 912-1622
www.therapylv.com
  • Chicken and Red Velvet Waffle Slider
    Belgium red velvet waffle, chicken breast w/ a red pepper remoulade slaw, vanilla maple syrup
  • Mac and Cheese Croquettes
    fried cheddar mac and cheese croquettes served w/ a red pepper aioli & bacon tomato jam; looks good
4.0 out of 5
680 ratings
in urban-chic setting
6
Cabana Grill
3799 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 891-3400
https://www.mgmgrand.com/...
  • Lobster Nachos
3.5 out of 5
25 ratings
part of the Grand Pool Complex of 6.8 acres of deck-space, pools & "relaxation"; you can order poolside; may be only for hotel guests...and may have to pay to get in (check website); opened seasonally
7
Chicago Joe's Restaurant
820 S 4th St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
(702) 382-5637
www.chicagojoesrestaurant...
  • Meat Lasagna
    looks good
  • Nitrofino
    take off of portofino (Sicilan seafood dish w/ pasta) w/ a kick...you can choose your "heat"
3.5 out of 5
311 ratings
since 1975; local favorite; serving grandma's style cooking in Joe's real grandma's former house
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Jaleo
3708 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 698-7950
www.jaleo.com
  • Lobster Paella
  • Secreto Iberico
    "Secret Steak"; skirt steak from the legendary acorn-fed, black-footed iberico pigs of Spain served w/ toasted tomato bread, mojo verde & alioli
3.5 out of 5
1079 ratings
located at The Cosmopolitan; "food is the show" where they cook at open wood-burning paella pit for patrons to see
 Food Paradise: Vegas, Baby!  (8 restaurants)     Aired on: January 22, 2017