Bel-Aire Lounge, Clique Hospitality’s Chic Cocktail Haven
Opening this Fall at Durango Casino & Resort,
Unveils First Look of Menu Offerings
Clique Hospitality’s new Southwest Las Vegas gem will present
an exquisite fusion of flavors and ambiance for discerning palates
Industry trendsetter Clique Hospitality has unveiled the first look of its menu for Bel-Aire Lounge, , coming this fall to the much-anticipated Durango Casino & Resort. Poised to become Southwest Las Vegas’ hottest new meetup spot, the chic cocktail lounge will present an unforgettable selection of progressive cocktails and refined small plates.
The meticulously crafted beverage program is underscored by handcrafted cocktails that are as artful as they are tantalizing, such as the Orange Sherbert, crafted with Belvedere vodka, Monin cantaloupe syrup, coconut water, turmeric powder, cinnamon orange herbal tea and garnished with papaya lemon zest foam, a dehydrated orange slice and a sprinkle of blue cornflowers; and Blue Blossom, made with gin, Monin violet syrup, fresh lemon juice, yuzu juice, rose water, angostura cocoa bitters, egg whites and garnished with a blue pansy and dehydrated cornflowers.
Bel-Aire Lounge’s food menu boasts an array of globally inspired small plates with modern flair. Highlights include the Hamachi Tostadas featuring fresh on a spread of cashew crema stacked with cherry tomatoes on a corn tortilla crisp; Spicy Tuna on Crispy Rice, crafted with sushi-grade tuna on a square of fried sushi rice, seasoned with garlic and served with a roasted garlic ponzu sauce; and Spicy Flame-Grilled Kobe Sliders, featuring aged white cheddar cheese, Louis sauce, sweet pickle slices and balsamic onion, served with a side of crispy fries.
About Bel-Aire Lounge
As the stunning centerpiece of Durango Casino & Resort’s main floor, Bel-Aire Lounge will seamlessly blend sophistication with high energy. Bel-Aire Lounge will bring together old-school glamor with contemporary flair; the chic cocktail bar will boast modern furnishings adorned with opulent gold and brass finishes, all complemented by the electrifying sounds of vinyl records spun by talented DJs and live music across various genres such as rock, hip-hop, pop, and indie. Alongside its captivating sounds, bartenders will be at crafting specialty cocktails that tantalize the palate. At the same time, a selection of sweet and savory small plates and desserts will complete the gastronomic experience.
About Clique Hospitality
Clique Hospitality, founded by Andy Masi in 2014, has conceptualized nearly two dozen nightlife and dining destinations in San Diego and Las Vegas. The company’s Las Vegas nightlife portfolio includes The Barbershop and Bar & Lounge at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas; Eight Lounge and Gatsby’s Cocktail Lounge at Resorts World Las Vegas; and DAYLIGHT Beachclub at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The company’s Las Vegas dining portfolio includes Cucina & Enoteca and Borracha Mexican Cantina located at Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa and Casino in Henderson, Nevada; Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar and Side Piece Pizza at Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa in Summerlin; The Still Drafts, Crafts & Eats at The Mirage; Tailgate Social at Palace Station Hotel and Casino; and Proper Eats, the highly anticipated food hall bringing a global collection of cuisine and cocktail offerings, at ARIA Resort & Casino, now open. Clique Hospitality’s San Diego restaurant portfolio includes Joya Kitchen, Bull & Bourbon, Lionfish Coastal Cuisine, Coastal Cuisine and Temaki; and day and nightlife portfolio includes Elicit Lounge, Oxford Social Club, Retreat Pool and The Pool House. More information about Clique Hospitality and the company’s full portfolio is available on the website at www.cliquehospitality.com.
About Durango Casino & Resort
Inspired by the warm colors of the desert and vibrant landscapes, Durango Casino & Resort will offer locals and visitors a best-in-class resort with a 200-room hotel, four signature restaurants, and elevated food hall, a state-of-the-art sports book and endless gaming options in Southwest Las Vegas. Durango is the latest casino and resort destination by Station Casinos and joins the company’s other off-Strip luxury brands Red Rock Casino and Green Valley Ranch. The new property is located at the corner of Interstate 215 (I-215) beltway and Durango Drive and is scheduled to open in the second half of 2023. For more information, please visit www.durangoresort.com or follow us on social media at @DurangoResort.