MILOS’ $20.11 Lunch Marks Vegas’ Return to Civilization

Restaurants are the last refuge of civilization on the planet – Guy Savoy

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“Ahhh civilization, ” is the first thing ELV utters whenever he finds himself on the streets of New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Hong Kong, London, Rome (Italy, not Georgia) or Paris (France, not Tennessee). Civilized folks in big cities take time for a proper lunch. Not a sandwich standing up or a shitty salad bar or a cattle call buffet. A proper lunch. In  a res-taur-ant if you have the time and money, or a cafe, bistro, trattoria, noodle or dim sum shop if you don’t.

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The Blonde Leading The Blonde…at MILOS

These distinctly non-Greek ladies welcome everyone to Milos:

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And in case you missed it…here is the video of our segment on Channel 8’s Dishing and Dining with Denise Valdez about the best seafood restaurant in town:

It will give you some edible, as opposed to visual, reasons to hightail it there tonight for some of the freshest fish you’ll ever taste.

ESTIATORIO MILOS

In The Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino

3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Las Vegas, NV 89109

702.698.7930

www.estiatoriomilos.com

ESTIATORIO MILOS – Big Fish

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“In Spain and Europe, even middle class people are proud to spend their money on the best, fresh food from farmers and fisherman. But too many people here (read: Americans) have gotten spoiled and now want everything cheap.” So says José Andrés (arguably the chef with the most food cred in America right now) to me as we discuss the most remarkable restaurant to open in Las Vegas in the past five years. Essentially, that restaurant is his competition — sitting as it does a stone’s throw from Jaleo (his just-opened spot) across the third floor of The Cosmopolitan — in what will soon be called The Ultimate Gourmet Food Court by every gastronome in America.

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