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Aureole Las Vegas

Aureole Las Vegas

 

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Aureole

Aureole is the ultimate wine lover’s destination. Picture a 4-story high, glass-enclosed tower holding 9,865 bottles of wine. Now imagine a wine steward flying to the top of the tower to retrieve your wine request. These “wine angels” are hoisted up the 42 foot high tower in 10 seconds. If you feel like you’ve seen something like this (without the wine) in the movies, you’re right. Designer Adam D. Tihany was inspired by a scene from Mission Impossible.

In the climate controlled tower, the more expensive wines are housed in the higher levels of the tower, with the more common wines below. At the base of the tower is the Aureole Lounge, a wine and cigar bar. Lighter menus are also available, making the Lounge a popular Vegas hotspot.

The restaurant itself, at over 9,000 square feet, is divided into five dining rooms. The Swan Court is definitely the room of choice if dining at Aureole. Modern yet luxurious, you will enjoy glass swan sculptures, gold leaf ceiling, and a three-sided glass-encased waterfall. The Main room is the least formal, but still elegant, of all the rooms. The three remaining rooms are used for private engagements, multi-media presentations and dinner meetings.

There’s no need to feel overwhelmed with the amount of wine choices. Once seated, you’ll be presented with the eWineBook, the world’s first electronic wine list. You can view the eWineBook online by visiting CharliePalmer.com

The quality of design, entertainment, is just a hint of what’s to come. Prepare for your taste buds to be dazzled by Chef Charlie Palmer’s exciting creations. Be sure to save enough room for dessert, something award-winning Palmer is famous for.

Cuisine: Progressive American

Prices: $50 and over (but the average meal for two plus wine and tip is $250)

Tasting Menu $95 in the Main Room, $105 in Swan Court

Reservations: Yes (not necessary at the Aureole Lounge though)

Phone: 702.632.740     Online:

Attire: casual

Best Table: any of the 9 tables in Swan Court

Wine list: 9,865 bottles of wine

Sample Menu:

ALASKAN KING CRAB LEGS

chilled over green and white asparagus with Meyer Lemon and warm Gratinée

HAND ROLLED PRIMAVERA GNOCCHI

summer truffle sweet tomato sauce

GRILLED PACIFIC SNAPPER, RUSTIC RATATOUILLE

shiso-lemon vinaigrette

MOULARD DUCK BREAST WITH RHUBARB CONFIT

roasted fennel and crisp polenta cake

HERB ROASTED VEAL LOIN-TENDER VEAL STUFFED RAVIOLI

spring morels, fava and yellow bean ragout

ROASTED PEACH AND HERB SALAD

WITH MAPLE WALNUT TOAST

Petit Basque, Pont-L’Eveque, Roquefort-Brushed Goat Cheese

PISTACHIO FINANCIER WITH VANILLA PISTACHIO TERRINE

crème chantilly, white chocolate sauce

PETIT FOURS AND HANDMADE CHOCOLATES

Hours:

Dinner :: Monday – Sunday 6:00 to 10:30

Aureole

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

3950 Las Vegas Blvd. S

Las Vegas, NV 89119

702.632.7401 restaurant

702.632.9440 fax


Spago Las Vegas

Spago Las Vegas


Spago

Spago is located in The Forum Shops at Caesars just steps away from the casino and Colosseum theater.

The casual “outdoor” café is one of the best people-watching spots in Las Vegas. The more formal dining room complements the stylish cuisine developed by Wolfgang Puck. Spago’s facilities also include two private banquet rooms for special events.

Cuisine: California

Prices: lunch $7-20; dinner $20-$45

Reservations: Not at the café, but definitely for dinner

Attire: casual

Best Table: “outdoors” for people watching

Wine list: large international, $7 per glass to $800 per bottle

Sample Menu:

Spago Cafe Menu

Crisp Calamari and Gulf Shrimp with Zucchini, Lemon, and Cocktail

White Wine Steamed Mussels with Garlic, Parsley, and Country Bread

Melted Cheese Panini with Roma Tomatoes, Basil, and Pasta Salad

Roasted Turkey & Brie Panini on Rye with Honey Mustard and Potato Salad

Spago Reuben Panini with Sauerkraut, Swiss Cheese, and Thousand Island Dressing

Chinese Chicken Salad with Asian Vegetables, Crisp Wonton, and Honey Mustard Dressing

Italian Sausage Pizza with Rapini, Chili Flakes, and Gorgonzola

Grilled Vegetable Pizza with Basil Pesto, Ricotta Cheese, and Pinenuts

Portobello Mushroom Pizza with Plum Tomatoes, Parsley, and Spinach

Pepperoni Pizza with Tomato Sauce, Mushrooms, and Shaved Red Onions

Chicken Pizza with Barbeque Sauce, Sweet Corn, Cilantro, and Roasted Poblano Chilies

Spicy Linguine Pasta with Steamed Manila Clams, Spinach, Chili Flakes, and Oregano

Spago Dinner Menu

Puree of Yellow Squash Soup with Goat Cheese Fritter and Roasted Peppers

Hearts of Escarole Salad with Radicchio, Apples, Pomegranates, Walnuts, and Roquefort

Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad with Frisee, Endive, Bacon, and Aged Balsamic

Blue Crab Cakes with Roasted Sweet Corn-Pepper Relish and Spago Clam Chowder

Smoked Salmon & Sturgeon Plate with Lemon Blinis, Beet Relish, and Iranian Oscetra Caviar

Risotto with Roasted Quail, Wild Mushrooms, Braised Radicchio, and Glazed Shallot Relish

Sautéed Red Snapper with Buttered Green Beans, Blue Crab-Celery Salad, and Lemon Nage

Wolfgang’s Favorite Veal Wienerschnitzel with Warm Potato Salad, Arugula, and Lemon-Caper Sauce

Hours: Cafe

Sunday – Thursday, 11.00am – 11.00pm

Friday – Saturday, 11.00am – midnight

Dining Room

Sunday – Saturday, 5.30pm – 10.00pm

Spago at Caesar’s Palace

3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South

702-369-6300


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