The past few years have seen a considerable proliferation of places that serve breakfast and lunch, and they seem to just keep getting better and better — more creative and innovative, with the attention to detail and quality of execution to back them up. Among them is Served.
Heidi Knapp Rinella is an award-winning journalist with more than 35 years of experience as a writer and editor at newspapers in Ohio, Florida and Nevada, and is the author of seven books. She’s been with the Review-Journal as a feature writer and food critic since October 1999.
The stars of the show here are seafood-related, such as the swordfish. And guests get to choose from among five preparation methods.
The food, service and atmosphere are all on the same lofty level at chef Marc Sgrizzi’s place, which for a suburban spot has a fairly elegant vibe.
Anthony Meidenbauer is executive chef for the Block 16 Hospitality Group, whose Las Vegas restaurants include Holsteins Shakes and Buns, Public House, Haute Doggery, Flour & Barley and The Barrymore, which just marked its fifth anniversary at the Royal Resort.
White truffles may retail at $1,900 and up — and up, and up — but Ronnie Rainwater, executive chef at Delmonico Steakhouse at The Venetian, says some customers come in specifically for the restaurant’s annual Truffle Week.
Downtown Crown Pub offers exceptional service and puts the lie to the idea that English cuisine is an oxymoron.
“Vegas is Vegas. The most famous city in the world. I’m proud to be here,” the chef said in reference to opening his latest restaurant at the MGM Grand.
A reader feared Las Vegans might have to travel all the way to San Luis Obispo, California, to get coveted San Luis Cracked Wheat Sourdough Bread. But a source closer to home has been found.
Not only extremely tasty, with big, beefy flavor and enough smoke to show they’re serious, Big B’s brisket was incredibly tender, especially considering the thickness of the slices.
Baked beans are one of those regional foods for which substitutions generally are not acceptable — and sometimes that extends to the packaging. Van and Karen Bohrer are looking for B&M Baked Beans in 16-ounce cans, preferably in the northwest, and their fellow Taste of the Town readers found them all over the valley.
The Mixx Grill & Lounge has the food and ambience for a pleasant outing, but the lagging service is a disappointment.