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Devour March 2017

 

Eggs Rolls from the Southwest

Café Americano, located at Caesars Palace (where Central used to be) features American food with a Latin twist, such as the Southwest Avocado Egg Roll. Made with roasted corn, black beans, red peppers, cilantro cream and salsa verde, the dish is a bright, new take on egg rolls. While there, try the Cuban sandwich and go for one or all four types of Bloody Marys – including one made with ceviche.

Café Americano, Caesars Palace, 3570 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas. 702-650-5921.

 

Wine in the Gnudi

“Happy Hour” are two words that bring music to many ears. Downtown Las Vegas’ Therapy features signature food and drink specials available from 2 to 5 p.m. daily and from 9 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday. “Wine in the Gnudi” features a glass of house red or white wine paired with Therapy’s signature baked ricotta loaded with truffle honey, fig jam and roasted almonds served on a cranberry and walnut crostini (pictured); or the “Balls and Beer” option, offering chicken meatballs and the choice of a 16-ounce local draft beer. Guests may also enjoy 20% off any regularly priced food item during the afternoon happy hour, from 2 to 5 p.m.

Therapy, 518 E. Fremont St., Las Vegas. 
702-912-1622 www.therapylv.com,

 

Cucumber-Basil Martini

Striving to use only the freshest ingredients, Mercato della Pescheria inside The Venetian takes pride in delivering cocktails such as their Cucumber-Basil Martini. Crafted by Ryan Kelimoff, the ingredients are simple, consisting of fresh cucumbers, lemon juice, gin, limoncello, fresh basil and cucumber bitters. It’s a delicious way to usher in the spring season.

  • 4 Cucumber Slices
  • 1 ½ Bulldog Gin
  • 1 oz. Caravella Limoncello
  • 4 Dashes Cucumber Bitters
  • ½ oz. Lemon Juice
  • 3 Basil Leaves
  • 2 Cucumber Slices

Method

In a mixing glass, muddle the four cucumber slices

Add gin, limoncello, cucumber bitters, lemon juice and basil leaves

Shake and double strain into cocktail coupe

Garnish with two cucumber slices

Mercato della Pescheria, The Venetian, 3377 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas. 702-837-0309.

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