The Venetian and Palazzo update their dining this season

The Venetian and Palazzo update their dining this season

August 17, 2016 10:23 AM
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NOW OPEN: MERCATO DELLA PESCHERIA, AN ITALIAN SEAFOOD MARKET-STYLE RESTAURANT, IN ST. MARK'S SQUARE

Mercato Della Pescheria, a unique market-style restaurant with more than a dozen culinary stations, is now open in St. Mark's Square at The Venetian. The unique restaurant includes open-style specialty kitchens that feature Italian cuisine, like Pescheria, Macelleria, Pasta Mista, Il Forno, and Formaggio. At the La Birra and Cantinetta bar stations guests are served a handpicked selection of imported and domestic beer and wine along with artisanal cocktails. The restaurant combines real Italian food with fresh seafood prepared, as it would be at a traditional Italian market found on the coast of Italy. For more information, visit www.mercatodellapescheria.com.

RESTAURANTS OF THE VENETIAN AND THE PALAZZO EARN WINE SPECTATOR AWARDS IN 2016

Several restaurants of The Venetian and The Palazzo have been honored for their outstanding wine programs in Wine Spectator's 2016 Restaurant Wine List Awards. Winners of the prestigious awards include:

Grand Award

Delmonico Steakhouse, located in The Venetian, was awarded the Grand Award, the program's highest honor, for the twelfth consecutive year.  This elite group comprises the world's best wine programs, which delivers serious breadth of top producers, outstanding depth in mature vantages, a selection of large-format bottles, excellent harmony with the menu and superior presentation. Wine Spectator carefully assesses each Grand Award candidate, including rigorous independent, on-site inspections of the wine program, cellar, service, ambiance and cuisine of the restaurant.  

Best of Award of Excellence

B&B Ristorante (Since 2008)

Bouchon (Since 2010)

Carnevino Italian Steakhouse (Since 2008)

Morels French Steakhouse & Bistro (Since 2010)

Best of Award

OTTO Enoteca e Pizzeria (Since 2008)

Table 10 (Since 2008)

The complete list of award winners is available in print in Wine Spectator's August issue and online at Restaurants.WineSpectator.com, where visitors can search and access exclusive content on the more than 3,500 restaurants.

SEPTEMBER UPDATE

BUDDY V'S KICKS OFF SEPTEMBER WITH NEW SPECIALS AND PROMOTIONS

Buddy V's Ristorante at The Venetian, created by TLC's Cake Boss Buddy Valastro, is kicking off September with a variety of all-new specials and promotions. Highlights include the following:

Happy Hour

Available seven days a week from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Buddy V's bar and lounge area

Drink specials: $4 sangria, domestic beer, red and white house wines, prosecco, and bloody mary cocktails

Food specials: $5 calamari, Grandma's Meatballs, mac and cheese carbonara, Roma-style gnocchi, smashed meatball sliders, sausage and pepper sliders

Live Band

Guests are invited to enjoy live music from the fabulous "Baker Boys" on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. to close and during Sunday brunch.

Sunday Brunch

Enjoy brunch in epic style at Buddy V's, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Sunday featuring live music provided by the "Baker Boys."

Brunch like a "boss" with an interactive variety of food stations located all throughout the restaurant, a designated kids station and, for the adults, a "build your own bloody mary bar" located in the lounge ($34.95)

Bottomless bloody mary cocktails or mimosas ($14.95)

Express Lunch Menu

Enjoy a $22 three-course lunch menu, with a choice of one from each category:

Antipasto: tomato and basil soup, Caesar salad, Grandma's Meatballs, or panzanella salad

Main: pizza margherita, chicken parmesan, meatball sub, spaghetti Bolognese, My Dad's Bucatini Carbonara, or grilled salmon

Dessert: cannoli, tiramisu, sorbet or gelato

Specialty Cocktails

PX Satiric

Angel's Envy rye, fig-infused vodka, lustau pedro ximenez sherry, xocolatl chocolate bitter, autumn apple cocktail caviar, perfect ice cube

Autumn Rose

Four Roses bourbon, ancho reyes chili liqueur, cinnamon-spiced simple syrup, rhubarb bitters, cinnamon and sugar rim

DB BRASSERIE LAUNCHES BONE-IN AND DRAFT PROMOTION ON MONDAYS

db Brasserie,Chef Daniel Boulud's contemporary French restaurant, will kick off its "No B.A.D. Mondays" bone-in and draft promotion. Available every Monday, starting at 5 p.m., guests who visit the bar and lounge at db Brasserie and purchase a bone-in cut steak, will receive a complimentary American draft beer.

DELMONICO STEAKHOUSE INTRODUCES THREE NEW COCKTAILS

Emeril Lagasse's Delmonico Steakhouse at The Venetian is celebrating the season with three new cocktails for guests to enjoy. Highlights include the following:

Sunflower

Bulldog gin, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, orange curacao, lemon, Absinthe rinse

Masala

Elijah Craig Small Batch bourbon, masala chai tea syrup, lemon, star anise

Nola Hootch

Bayou rum, southsea blend syrup, lime, pineapple 

LAGUNA CHAMPAGNE BAR AND FUSION MIXOLOGY BAR CELEBRATE FALL WITH NEW COCKTAIL

Laguna Champagne Bar and Fusion Mixology Bar, both located on the casino floor at The Palazzo, are spicing it up this fall with a new seasonal cocktail, available Sept. 1 through Oct. 31:

Apple Spice Martini ($13)

Crown Royal Regal Apple, RumChata, and Gomme syrup, and shaken with whip cream and sprinkled with cinnamon powder

OTTO ENOTECA e PIZZERIA CELEBRATES 75th ANNIVERSARY OF MOSCOW MULES

Mario Batali's OTTO Enoteca e Pizzeria, located in St. Mark's Square inside the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, serves up a diverse menu from thin crust pizza, antipasti meats and cheeses, salads and pastas. In honor of the 75th anniversary of the Moscow Mule, the restaurant will feature its signature Italian twist on the drink at the celebratory price of $7.50. This signature cocktail will be available through the end of 2016.

The Mulo Italiano

Amsterdam vodka, solerno orange liqueur, lime juice, blood orange juice and fever tree ginger beer

The original Moscow Mule, invented in 1941, blends vodka, spicy ginger beer and lime juice with a slice of lime as garnish. It is believed the "Moscow" part of its name was inspired by its base ingredient-vodka-and that liquor's association with Russia, while "mule" refers to the "kick" that comes from the ginger beer.

ROCKHOUSE TO HOST AN EVENING OF MAGIC & ILLUSION WITH SETH GRABLE

Rockhouse Las Vegas at The Venetian will host Seth Grable from "America's Got Talent" for an evening of magic and illusion on Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3, from 8-9 p.m. with doors at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at www.events.therockhousebar.com

YARDBIRD CELEBRATES NATIONAL BOURBON HERITAGE MONTH

The critically-acclaimed Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at The Venetian will celebrate National Bourbon Heritage Month this September with a specialty bourbon-infused flight, featuring four one-ounce pours:

Yardbird Infused Bourbon Flight

Bacon Bourbon

Apple Spice

Honey Orange

Salted Maple

ZEFFERINO DEBUTS NEW DISHES

Zeffirino, located in the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, has launched a variety of new menu items, including the following:

Capesante ai Porcini $24

Seared sea scallops, sautéed porcini mushrooms dill and potato pure wine and brandy glazed sauce

Polpo alla Luciana $22

Braised octopus with spicy tomato sauce, black olives and soft corn polenta

Rucola, Fichi e Parmigiano $16

Arugula salad, figs, parmesan shaved, prosciutto san daniele and balsamic reduction

Gnocchi con Fonduta di Pomodoro e Mozzarella Campana $16

Homemade potato gnocchi, fresh tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and drizzle with pesto

Pennette con Piselli, Pancetta e Cipolla Caramellizzata $27

Penne pasta tossed with caramelized onion, Italian bacon, peas and fresh spinach in a rich parmigiano reggiano sauce

Fettucine con Pollo, Pancetta e Rucola $30

Homemade fettucine pasta tossed with shallot, bacon, wild mushroom, homemade BBQ sauce marinated chicken and a touch of arugula in a creamy alfredo sauce

Pesce Spada Alla Ghiotta Siciliana $40

Pan roasted swordfish, shallot, green olives, capers, fresh oregano and chopped tomato sauce with potatoes

Selezione di Crostacei alla Griglia Marinati $52

Grilled selections of California bay jumbo shrimp, Atlantic giant prawn and Pacific langoustinos. Marinated with parsley, lemon, extra virgin olive oil and vegetable crudite

Grigliata mista di Mare $56

Grilled swordfish, Chilean seabass, Pacific sea langoustinos and the catch of the day served with salmoriglio sauce

ZIO GELATO LAUNCHES FIVE NEW SEASONAL FLAVORS

Zio Gelato at The Palazzo is offering five new fall-inspired gelato flavors, available starting September 1. Savor a variety of seasonal flavors such as:

Seasonal Flavors

Caramel Apple

Candy Apple

Pumpkin Pie with Cream

Pecan Pie

Roasted Chestnuts Stracciatella

SEPTEMBER SPOTLIGHT

LAGASSE'S STADIUM KICKS OFF FOOTBALL SEASON

Lagasse's Stadium Chef de Cuisine Scott Pajak has created special football menus that pay tribute to the team's competing each week on Monday- and Thursday-night televised games.

Named "Sports Bar of the Year" by Nightclub and Bar magazine, Lagasse's Stadium is the perfect place to watch football in Las Vegas. With more than 100 HD screens including a 9 foot x 16 foot main screen, luxury boxes and plush stadium-style seating combined with Emeril Lagasse's signature cuisine and kicked-up game day eats, guests will never have to choose between great food and the big game. 

Fans looking to place a wager can do it within Lagasse's Stadium at The Palazzo's race and sports book.

Thursday night offerings including the following:

September 8

Panthers at Broncos

Panthers: Carolina-style pulled pork sandwich and seasoned french fries ($15)

Broncos:  Green chili cheeseburger and seasoned french fries ($16)

September 15

Jets at Bills

Jets: Chicken parmesan on linguini tossed in homemade marinara with garlic bread ($19)

Bills:  Buffalo chicken grilled cheese and seasoned french fries ($15)

September 22

Texans at Patriots

Texans: BBQ brisket grilled cheese and seasoned french fries ($15)

Patriots: Lobster sliders and seasoned french fries ($19)

September 29

Dolphins at Bengals

Dolphins:  Shrimp and fish ceviche with avocado crème fraiche and crispy tortilla chips ($15)

Bengals:  Cincinnati chili on spaghetti ($15)

October 6

Cardinals at 49ers

Cardinals:  Chile relleno platter with black beans and Spanish rice ($16)

49ers:  Seafood cioppino with focaccia bread ($24)

October 13

Broncos at Chargers

Broncos: Lamb burger topped with rosemary dijon aioli, arugula and
caramelized onion with seasoned french fries ($17)

Chargers: Mahi Mahi fish tacos with sweet corn
and black bean pico de gallo with cilantro crème fraiche ($16)

October 20

Bears at Packers

Bears:  Italian beef sandwich topped with giardiniera and seasoned french fries ($18)

Packers:  Grilled brat topped with peppers and onions with seasoned french fries ($12)

October 27

Jaguars at Titans

Jaguars:  Shrimp basket with lemon caper tartar sauce, blue cheese slaw
and seasoned french fries ($17)

Titans:  1/2 rack of pork ribs tossed in bourbon BBQ sauce,
cornbread muffin and coleslaw ($15)

November 3

Falcons at Buccaneers

Falcons:  Fried chicken and waffle with vanilla honey butter and Crystal hot sauce syrup ($16)

Buccaneers:  Fish and shrimp ceviche with avocado crème fraiche and crispy tortilla chips ($15)

November 10

Browns at Ravens

Browns:  Reuben sandwich and seasoned french fries ($14)

Ravens:  Crab cake po-boy "fully dressed" and seasoned french fries ($17)

November 17

Saints at Panthers

Saints:  Emeril's signature BBQ shrimp and grits ($24)

Panthers:  Carolina style BBQ pork sandwich and seasoned french fries ($15)

November 24 (Thanksgiving)

Vikings at Lions/Redskins at Cowboys/Steelers at Colts

Roasted apple and sweet potato soup with cinnamon sugar crème fraiche ($7)

Turkey po-boy with black pepper mayo, herb stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce and sweet potato fries ($16)

Oven roasted turkey and homemade truffle gravy, focaccia bread stuffing, bacon wrapped asparagus, bourbon smashed sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce ($28)

Pumpkin cheesecake with caramel sauce, candied pecans and fresh whipped cream ($9)

Pumpkin pie with caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream and fresh whipped cream ($7)

December 1

Cowboys at Vikings

Cowboys:  Chicken fried steak dinner ($17)

Vikings:  Deep fried walleye fish sandwich
with lemon caper tartar sauce and seasoned french fries ($15)

December 8

Raiders at Chiefs

Raiders: Tequila-marinated shrimp tacos with sweet corn and black bean pico de gallo
with cilantro crème fraiche ($17)

Chiefs:  Burnt ends tossed in a smoky BBQ sauce with jalapeño cornbread muffin and
creole mustard coleslaw ($14)

December 15

Rams at Seahawks

Rams:  Tempura-fried salmon sushi roll with ponzu dipping sauce ($13)

Seahawks:  ½ dozen foie gras oyster Rockefeller ($22)

December 17

Dolphins at Jets

Dolphins:  Cuban sandwich and seasoned fries ($15)

Jets:  Shrimp scampi and linguini with focaccia bread ($20)

December 22

Giants at Eagles

Giants:  Meatball sub and seasoned french fries ($14)

Eagles:  Philly cheesesteak with mushrooms and onions and our seasoned french fries ($17)

Monday night offerings including the following:

September 12

Steelers at Redskins

Steelers:  Turkey BLT "primanti brothers style" ($14)

Redskins:  Pork belly BLT with black pepper mayo and seasoned french fries ($15)

Rams at 49ers

Rams:  Spicy tuna sushi roll with ponzu dipping sauce ($13)

49ers:  Seafood cioppino with focaccia bread ($24)

September 19

Eagles at Bears

Eagles:  Philly cheese steak pizza with mushrooms and onions ($19)

Bears:  Chicago dog and seasoned french fries ($9)

September 26

Falcons at Saints

Falcons:  Fried chicken and waffles with vanilla honey butter and Crystal hot sauce syrup ($16)

Saints:  Muffaletta sandwich and seasoned french fries ($15)

October 3

Giants at Vikings

Giants:  Cheese ravioli tossed in a vodka tomato sauce
with parmesan cheese and fresh basil ($19)

Vikings:  Sautéed walleye on sweet corn, mushroom and wild rice with lemon butter sauce ($20)

October 10

Buccaneers at Panthers

Buccaneers:  Spicy crab and avocado roll with ponzu dipping sauce ($13)

Panthers:  Carolina-style pulled pork sandwich and seasoned fries ($15)

October 17

Jets at Cardinals

Jets:  White wine and garlic shrimp linguini with focaccia bread ($20)

Cardinals:  Chile relleno platter with black beans and Spanish rice ($16)

October 24

Texans at Broncos

Texans:  Shredded beef brisket nachos ($19)

Broncos:  Lamb burger topped with rosemary dijon aioli, arugula
and caramelized onion with seasoned french fries ($17)

October 31

Bears at Vikings

Bears:  Chicago dog and seasoned french fries ($9)

Vikings:  Swedish meatballs and penne pasta with focaccia bread ($15)

November 7

Bills at Seahawks

Bills:  Buffalo shrimp nachos ($20)

Seahawks:  ½ dozen foie gras oyster Rockefeller ($22)

November 14

Bengals at Giants

Bengals:  Cincinnati chili ($15)

Giants:  Linguini and clams with focaccia bread ($20)

November 21

Texans at Raiders

Texans:  BBQ beef brisket tacos ($15)

Raiders:  Vietnamese shrimp spring rolls with peanut sauce ($14)

November 28

Packers at Eagles

Packers:  Beer cheese soup in a sourdough bread bowl ($9)

Eagles:  Philly cheese steak with mushrooms, onions and seasoned french fries ($17)

December 5

Colts at Jets

Colts:  Fried pork loin sandwich and seasoned french fries ($14)

Jets:  Sautéed shrimp and potato gnocchi with sage and brown butter ($18)

December 12

Ravens at Patriots

Ravens:  Crab cakes on sweet corn and black bean pico de gallo with avocado aioli ($16)

Patriots:  Lobster and white cheddar mac 'n' cheese ($17)

December 19

Panthers at Redskins

Panthers:  Carolina-style pulled pork sandwich and seasoned fries ($15)

Redskins:  Grilled pork tenderloin on jambalaya rice with creole tomato glaze and

Crystal fried onion crust ($20)

December 26

Lions at Cowboys

Lions:  Coney Island dog and seasoned french fries ($9)

Cowboys:  Beef brisket and cheddar cheese dog with our seasoned french fries ($10)