Deal of the Week – MIX

Restaurant Week is in full swing right now, and we at ELV are pretty sure this is the best deal in town:

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Chef Bruno Riou and his crew are pulling out the stops at miX, serving stunning, technically precise food, at a third off the regular price, in one of the most gorgeous restaurants on earth.

ELV is not sure he’s ever had better gnocchi than he had two nights ago here, and the cheesecake was so silky and intense (“They French-i-fied it,” said The Food GalĀ®), it had us fighting over the last bite.

We’ll have some tasty snaps for you later in the week, but for now we…

…just thought you’d like to know.


In THEhotel at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino

3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Las Vegas, NV 89119


Alain Ducasse at MIX

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One of the great things about Las Vegas — hell, just about the only great thing about Vegas these days besides the weather — is how our world wide fame makes it a magnet for talented, successful people, especially in certain creative crafts. Once people have made it in popular music, comedy, film, television, and yes, food, they inevitably end up in our back yard — if only for brief visits, but regular visits just the same. Few other American cities can boast of having Jerry Seinfeld or Jay-Z dropping by all the time, but we pretty much take it for granted that such high-wattage luminaries will be hanging out in our hotels on any given weekend. (Because, let’s face it, this is where the money is.)

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VEGAS UNCORK’D (Part Deux) – Thoughts, Reflections, and (even more) Tasty Snaps


If you want to turn any chef, restaurateur, or foodie in the world green with envy, try telling them you just spent the afternoon tasting new dishes at miX atop Thehotel at THE Mandalay Bay with Alain Ducasse — the only chef in the world with twelve Michelin stars.

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