Desert Companion’s Best of Vegas


Best tapas (in a town suddenly filled with tapas): Julian Serrano

Best bread: Joel Robuchon (Note to “Mad Man” Mancini (who wrote the entry): Our staff thinks it’s a toss up between JR and Guy Savoy.)

Best dessert: Canneles de Bordeaux at SAGE (Unpleasant update: Shawn McClain informed us last night (2.4.11), that canneles were no longer on the menu, and Lura Poland was no longer with the restaurant.) ;-(

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The trouble with the Lakeside Grill is ELV can’t get excited about it. The food is good. Real good. The vegetarian* food is even better. Everyone from Wynn designer Roger Thomas to Executive Chef David Walzog have busted their humps to update the old Daniel Boulud Brasserie space, and provide a top shelf casino/hotel dining experience.

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