Thanksgiving Bites and Tasty Tidbits at The Forum Shops at Caesars

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A MATTER OF TASTE: NOVEMBER 2013



Globally recognized as the premiere address for luxury retail, The Forum Shops at Caesars is also home to a diverse collection of restaurants and unique eating options and has long been noted for bringing a myriad of culinary “firsts” and “only” to Las Vegas. With an array of distinct dining experiences to choose from, there’s something for every food lover at The Forum Shops. This month, there’s much to be thankful for at The Forum Shops.



Celebrate Thanksgiving at The Forum Shops at Caesars



There’s much to be thankful for this month at The Forum Shops at Caesars. Always open on Thanksgiving, a number of the premier retail center’s restaurants are offering up special meals and deals for Thanksgiving. From traditional Thanksgiving dinner to festive holiday sweets and treats, there’s much to celebrate during this season of reflection and gratitude.

Carmine’s NYC Italian Family Restaurant
Let Carmine’s do the cooking this year. Celebrate the holiday with family and friends with Carmine’s traditional Thanksgiving Feast. Designed to feed a family of eight, Carmine’s family-style Thanksgiving Feast includes; an 18-pound roasted turkey with sausage and sage stuffing served with homemade cranberry sauce, brussel sprouts with caramelized onions and applewood smoked bacon, sautéed string beans, baby carrots with fresh dill, sweet potatoes topped with marshmallows and maple syrup, mashed potatoes with giblet gravy and your choice of either pumpkin, apple or pecan pie. Served either in the restaurant or catered at home, Carmine’s Thanksgiving Feast is just $239.95. For reservations or more information: (702) 473-9700.

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
While Thanksgiving is a holiday many dedicate to the kitchen, this year, relax and leave the details to Joe’s. Begin your Thanksgiving feast with a choice of Crab Bisque or Roasted Beet Salad followed by traditional favorites and fixings, including Oven-Roasted Turkey with Herb Stuffing and Gravy, Martha’s Citrus Cranberry Relish, Baked Butternut Squash topped with Marshmallows, Jennie’s Potatoes, and Green Beans Amandine. Conclude your celebration with a choice of Pumpkin Chiffon Pie or Sweet Potato Pecan Pie. The price is $39.95 for adults, $19.95 for children ages 5 to 12, and kids under 5 eat for free. Available 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM, reservations are recommended and can be made by calling
(702) 792-9222 .

Spago
Enjoy the great American Thanksgiving Day feast at Spago inside The Forum Shops on Thursday, November 28. Executive Chef Eric Klein has created a sensational three-course menu. Choice of Autumn Salad or Spiced Butternut Squash Soup, followed by Roasted Organic Free-Range Turkey Breast with pretzel bread stuffing knödel, green bean casserole, brown sugar sweet potato, Yukon gold potato purée, cranberry-apple chutney, herb gravy, and natural jus. Renowned pastry chef Kamel Guechida ends the meal with a “Pumpkin Pie” Bar for desert. The Thanksgiving Menu is available from 5:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. for $55 per person (not including tax and gratuity). For reservations, please call (702) 369-6300. The a la carte menu will be available as well.

The Palm Las Vegas
Enjoy a three-course, prix fixe Thanksgiving meal at The Palm Las Vegas. For just $54.90 per person and $22 for children under 12, start your holiday meal with a choice of either Baby Arugula and Apple Salad, Lobster Bisque or Roasted Butternut Squash soup. The main course Slow-Roasted Hand Carved Turkey with Home Style Stuffing, Homemade Cranberry Sauce & Giblet Gravy can be complemented with a choice of an individual-portion side or either home style stuffing, whipped potatoes, sweet potatoes, creamed spinach, wild mushrooms, green beans pancetta with toasted pine nuts & pepper flakes or Brussels sprouts with a lemon brown butter. For dessert, either a chocolate pecan pie with a bourbon sauce or classic pumpkin pie with a ginger-spiced whipped cream. For reservations, please call (702) 732-7256.

Trevi Italian Restaurant
During Thanksgiving week, Trevi Pastry Chef Hank Sbraccia will offer his specialty cranberry gelato for $4.50 per scoop. The holiday treat combines dried cranberries, vanilla gelato, a cranberry juice reduction and simple syrup. On Black Friday, Nov. 29, Trevi will offer a $3 Bellini all day long. Executive Chef Peter Scaturro also has a number of month-long specials in November including a rigatoni bolognese topped with hearty meat sauce, priced at $10. TREVI will also celebrate National Peanut Butter Month in November with specialty peanut butter and peanut butter and jelly gelato flavors offered for $4.50 per scoop. For more information, call (702) 735-4663

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Listing of Restaurants at The Forum Shops at Caesars:

Carmine’s NYC Italian Family Restaurant
The first west coast location of NYC’s legendary family-style Italian eatery, Carmine’s brings a 25,000 square-foot, two-level iconic restaurant to The Forum Shops at Caesars. The highly-regarded eatery is famous for its abundant portions served in a festive, warm and attentive atmosphere. Family is the main theme at Carmine’s, so the delicious plates of food are meant to be passed around and shared with loved ones. Expect soulful Southern Italian food served family-style with platters large enough to feed a group of four hungry diners. The nine-inch high Eggplant Parmigiana is a real show-stopper, while signature pastas like Linguine with Clam Sauce and Rigatoni Country Style epitomize satisfying comfort food. Meat lovers can also qualm their carnivorous cravings with a variety of divine beef, veal and chicken dishes. Complement these dishes with fine Italian wines, classical cocktails and new whimsical spirit creations. Carmine’s has you covered with decadent dessert favorites like the famous Titanic Ice Cream Sundae and the smoothest, sexiest Tiramisu in town. Carmine’s also has customized menu options and private rooms to accommodate all of your event needs. Whether you’re planning a convention event, bachelor and bachelorette party, bridal shower, birthday party, or anniversary, come celebrate in the Carmine’s family-style tradition.

Hours: Sun-Mon: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tues-Sat: 11 a.m. to midnight
Reservations or more information: (702) 473-9700

The Cheesecake Factory
For more than 30 years The Cheesecake Factory has served more than just delicious food and cheesecakes, we helped our guests share lasting memories with family & friends. The Cheesecake Factory menu boasts more than 200 menu selections made fresh from scratch each day including Appetizers, Pastas, Seafood, Steaks, Salads, Sandwiches, and more.

Hours: Mon-Thu: 10:00am – 11:30am, Fri-Sat: 10:00am – 12:30am, Sun: 10:00am – 12:30am
Reservations or more information: (702) 792-6888

Il Mulino New York
For more than two decades, chefs/founders Fernando and Gino Masci have provided guests and gourmands from around the world with the vibrant flavors of Italian cuisine and an absolute devotion to exemplary service. Il Mulino reflects the infectious enthusiasm and joy the Mascis take in bringing the Italian tradition of fine food and hospitality to your table. Simple, straightforward, wholesome and always fresh – it’s the Il Mulino tradition.

Hours: Lunch, Mon-Sat: 12:00pm – 2:00pm; Dinner, Mon-Wed: 5:00pm – 10:30pm
Thu-Sat: 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Reservations or more information: (702) 492-6000

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Joe’s serves freshly cracked Florida stone crab claws with its signature creamy mustard sauce; the menu also showcases fresh seafood flown in daily from around the world, including seasonal specialties such as Madagascar shrimp, Nantucket Cape scallops, and fresh Alaskan king crab and Copper River salmon. A meal at Joe’s would not be complete without a slice of its world-famous signature key lime pie.

Hours: Sun-Thu: 11:30 am–10 pm, Fri-Sat: 11:30 am–11 pm
Reservations or more information: (702) 792-9222

La Salsa Cantina
The Southwest is famous for its Mexican restaurants, and La Salsa Cantina is superb, Serving freshly-prepared, gourmet Mexican food. Also try the award-winning margaritas, featuring the original La Salsa Margarita by the Yard.

Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:00am – 11:00pm, Fri-Sat: 11:00am – 12:00am, Sun: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Reservations or more information: (702) 735-8226

Max Brenner, Chocolate by The Bald Man
Chocolate is not just about taste; it also represents romance, sensuality and decadence. A worldwide phenomenon, in addition to unique chocolate, Max Brenner presents a complete menu of amazing food including an exceptional dining experience for breakfast , lunch, dinner and of course incredible sweets and desserts. Max Brenner – Chocolate by the Bald Man also offers a special brunch menu served on Saturday and Sunday until 3 p.m. Whether it is the famous Chocolate Pancakes, juicy Brenner Burger or crispy Mac & Cheese, there is something for everyone including the kids.

Hours: Mon. through Thurs., 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Fri. and Sat., 9 a.m. to midnight, Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Reservations: (702) 462-8790

The Palm – Las Vegas
For over 80 Years, The Palm has been serving USDA Prime Aged Steaks, Jumbo Nova Scotia Lobsters, the freshest available Palm Fish and our own heritage Italian cuisine in a remarkable atmosphere of warm, genuine hospitality. The Palm is more that a restaurant… it’s a unique experience. Elegant Private Dining Rooms are available for all special events.

Hours: Mon-Sun: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Reservations or more information: (702) 732-7256

Planet Hollywood Restaurant and Bar
Recently relocated to an impressive location on the third floor of The Forum Shops, Planet Hollywood Restaurant and Bar is the dining experience inspired by the glamour and excitement of the big screen. Planet Hollywood offers an extensive Hollywood memorabilia collection featuring props from blockbuster movies and classic TV shows, while the diverse menu offers guests’ favorites. Exotic salads and award-winning burgers are only a few of the many signature flavors guests find, in addition to taking home a piece of Hollywood with the latest fashions and collectible souvenir gifts.

Hours: Sun. through Thurs., 9 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Fri. through Sat., 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Reservations: (702) 791-7827

Spago
Acknowledged as the spark that ignited the Las Vegas culinary phenomenon and marking its 20th anniversary this year, Spago is the preeminent trendsetter in cuisine, service and style — synonymous with fine food and celebrity clientele. Executive Chef Eric Klein’s menu features seasonal American cuisine with influences from around the world and trademark Wolfgang Puck touches.

Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:00am – 11:00pm, Fri-Sat: 11:00am – 12:00am, Sun: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Reservations or more information: (702) 369-6300

Sushi Roku
Sushi Roku is known for its fine contemporary sushi served in a sensual, sophisticated environment, with a menu that offers traditional sushi and sashimi with a splash of California innovation.

Hours: Sun–Thu: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Fri-Sat: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Reservations or more information: (702) 733-7373

Trevi Italian Restaurant
Trevi Italian Restaurant is named after the most famous fountain in the world located in Italy. Trevi creates an Italian Brasserie that transports guests to the piazzas and streets of Rome. The restaurant features café dining with elaborate street lamps surrounding a fountain and walk-up gelato/espresso bar.

Hours: Mon – Thu: 11:00am – 12:00am, Fri- Sat: 11:00am – 1:00am, Sun: 11:00am – 12:00am
Reservations or more information: (702) 735-4663

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It’s A Matter of Taste, Omakase Style, at Sushi Roku at The Forum Shops

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A MATTER OF TASTE: SEPTEMBER 2013

Globally recognized as the premiere address for luxury retail, The Forum Shops at Caesars is also home to a diverse collection of restaurants and unique eating options and has long been noted for bringing a myriad of culinary “firsts” and “only” to Las Vegas. With an array of distinct dining experiences to choose from, there’s something for every food lover at The Forum Shops. This month, the spotlight is on Sushi Roku, a pioneer of contemporary sushi.

SUSHI ROKU AT THE FORUM SHOPS PRESENTS 
SIX-COURSE OMAKASE MENU 

Sushi Roku
combines the finest, freshest fish from pristine waters around the globe with the kind of artistry that can only be provided by a mature sushi chef ensuring superlative traditional sushi, together with a splash of California innovation. Incorporating diverse, non-traditional ingredients from Latin America (e.g. jalapeños) and Europe (e.g. olive oil) into its edible works of art, Sushi Roku is offering an impressive, six course Omakase (chef’s choice) menu for $90 per person.
The culinary journey begins with a light amuse of premium tofu caviar with lemon oil followed by a Santen Mori appetizer. The trio of appetizers includes Toro nikiri, Kobe beef tataki and Uni pie with creamy miso sauce. The second course features Clear seafood soup. Next, enjoy Toro, Madai and Kanpachi. Scallop and Foie Gras Togarashi highlight the fourth mouth-watering course. The fifth course showcases premium sushi including; Negi toro, Blue Fin tuna, Shima aji, Ikejime hirame and Masu. This unique dining experience is topped off with the dessert course of an apple tart with vanilla ice cream.
In addition to the unique Omakase menu, Sushi Roku also offers Happy Hour specials Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. and all day long on Sunday.
Sushi Roku is located on the third floor of The Forum Shops in the same area as the distinctive spiral escalator. Hours: Sun–Thu: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Fri-Sat: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pmReservations or more information: (702) 733-7373.
The Forum Shops at Caesars Restaurants:

 
Carmine’s NYC Italian Family Restaurant 
The first west coast location of NYC’s legendary family-style Italian eatery, Carmine’s brings a 25,000 square-foot, two-level iconic restaurant to The Forum Shops at Caesars. The highly-regarded eatery is famous for its abundant portions served in a festive, warm and attentive atmosphere. Family is the main theme at Carmine’s, so the delicious plates of food are meant to be passed around and shared with loved ones. Expect soulful Southern Italian food served family-style with platters large enough to feed a group of four hungry diners. The nine-inch high Eggplant Parmigiana is a real show-stopper, while signature pastas like Linguine with Clam Sauce and Rigatoni Country Style epitomize satisfying comfort food. Meat lovers can also qualm their carnivorous cravings with a variety of divine beef, veal and chicken dishes. Complement these dishes with fine Italian wines, classical cocktails and new whimsical spirit creations. Carmine’s has you covered with decadent dessert favorites like the famous Titanic Ice Cream Sundae and the smoothest, sexiest Tiramisu in town. Carmine’s also has customized menu options and private rooms to accommodate all of your event needs. Whether you’re planning a convention event, bachelor and bachelorette party, bridal shower, birthday party, or anniversary, come celebrate in the Carmine’s family-style tradition.

Hours: Sun-Mon: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tues-Sat: 11 a.m. to midnight  Reservations or more information: (702) 473-9700

The Cheesecake Factory 
For more than 30 years The Cheesecake Factory has served more than just delicious food and cheesecakes, we helped our guests share lasting memories with family & friends. The Cheesecake Factory menu boasts more than 200 menu selections made fresh from scratch each day including Appetizers, Pastas, Seafood, Steaks, Salads, Sandwiches, and more.

 

Hours: Mon-Thu: 10:00am – 11:30am, Fri-Sat: 10:00am – 12:30am, Sun: 10:00am – 12:30am Reservations or more information: (702) 792-6888

Il Mulino New York
For more than two decades, chefs/founders Fernando and Gino Masci have provided guests and gourmands from around the world with the vibrant flavors of Italian cuisine and an absolute devotion to exemplary service. Il Mulino reflects the infectious enthusiasm and joy the Mascis take in bringing the Italian tradition of fine food and hospitality to your table. Simple, straightforward, wholesome and always fresh – it’s the Il Mulino tradition.

 

Hours: Lunch, Mon-Sat: 12:00pm – 2:00pm; Dinner, Mon-Wed: 5:00pm – 10:30pmThu-Sat: 5:00pm – 11:00pmReservations or more information: (702) 492-6000

 

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab 
Joe’s serves freshly cracked Florida stone crab claws with its signature creamy mustard sauce; the menu also showcases fresh seafood flown in daily from around the world, including seasonal specialties such as Madagascar shrimp, Nantucket Cape scallops, and fresh Alaskan king crab and Copper River salmon. A meal at Joe’s would not be complete without a slice of its world-famous signature key lime pie.

Hours: Sun-Thu: 11:30 am–10 pm, Fri-Sat: 11:30 am–11 pm Reservations or more information: (702) 792-9222

La Salsa Cantina
The Southwest is famous for its Mexican restaurants, and La Salsa Cantina is superb, Serving freshly-prepared, gourmet Mexican food. Also try the award-winning margaritas, featuring the original La Salsa Margarita by the Yard.

 

Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:00am – 11:00pm, Fri-Sat: 11:00am – 12:00am, Sun: 11:00am – 11:00pm Reservations or more information: (702) 735-8226

Max Brenner, Chocolate by The Bald Man
Chocolate is not just about taste; it also represents romance, sensuality and decadence. A worldwide phenomenon, in addition to unique chocolate, Max Brenner presents a complete menu of amazing food including an exceptional dining experience for breakfast , lunch, dinner and of course incredible sweets and desserts. Max Brenner – Chocolate by the Bald Man also offers a special brunch menu served on Saturday and Sunday until 3 p.m. Whether it is the famous Chocolate Pancakes, juicy Brenner Burger or crispy Mac & Cheese, there is something for everyone including the kids.

Hours: Mon. through Thurs., 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Fri. and Sat., 9 a.m. to midnight, Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Reservations: (702) 462-8790

P.J. Clarke’s
Las Vegas Boulevard is the proud home of P.J. Clarke’s—the storied American Saloon with a history that dates back to the late 1800s. The original P.J. Clarke’s in Manhattan has stood beneath rows of skyscrapers for nearly 130 years, collecting famous and infamous regulars. Appreciated for the convivial ambiance and classic fare, P.J. Clarke’s is the quintessential American Saloon. P.J. Clarke’s has stood for Social Networking before there was a Social Network.

In Sin City, the story continues as the majestic ‘Phoenix’ bar, formerly part of the Rothschild Estate, is the fitting centerpiece of P.J. Clarke’s at The Forum Shops at Caesars. Above it, an expansive, Vegas-sized wall of televisions makes sure no game is missed. Comfy red leather banquettes, walls lined with vintage photos and hardwood accents all contribute to a reassuring familiarity that is classic P.J.’s. Seasoned bartenders make favorite classic cocktails the right way; dexterous shuckers ply the freshest shellfish at the marble topped Raw Bar; and the jukebox-filled, convivial dining room welcomes out-of-town revelers, Vegas locals, and off duty showgirls. P.J. Clarke’s is home to the Daily Pearl Happy Hour featuring $1 freshly shucked oysters from “Quarter to Three” to 6 PM daily and to the special Absinthe Dinner and a Show Package.

 

Hours: Daily from 11 a.m. to midnight.Reservations: (702) 434-7900

The Palm – Las Vegas
For over 80 Years, The Palm has been serving USDA Prime Aged Steaks, Jumbo Nova Scotia Lobsters, the freshest available Palm Fish and our own heritage Italian cuisine in a remarkable atmosphere of warm, genuine hospitality. The Palm is more that a restaurant… it’s a unique experience. Elegant Private Dining Rooms are available for all special events.

 

Hours: Mon-Sun: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. Reservations or more information: (702) 732-7256

Planet Hollywood Restaurant and Bar
Recently relocated to an impressive location on the third floor of The Forum Shops, Planet Hollywood Restaurant and Bar is the dining experience inspired by the glamour and excitement of the big screen.  Planet Hollywood offers an extensive Hollywood memorabilia collection featuring props from blockbuster movies and classic TV shows, while the diverse menu offers guests’ favorites.  Exotic salads and award-winning burgers are only a few of the many signature flavors guests find, in addition to taking home a piece of Hollywood with the latest fashions and collectible souvenir gifts.

Hours: Sun. through Thurs., 9 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Fri. through Sat., 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.Reservations: (702) 791-7827

 

Spago
Acknowledged as the spark that ignited the Las Vegas culinary phenomenon and marking its 20th anniversary this year, Spago is the preeminent trendsetter in cuisine, service and style — synonymous with fine food and celebrity clientele. Executive Chef Eric Klein’s menu features seasonal American cuisine with influences from around the world and trademark Wolfgang Puck touches.

 

Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:00am – 11:00pm, Fri-Sat: 11:00am – 12:00am, Sun: 11:00am – 11:00pm Reservations or more information: (702) 369-6300

 

Trevi Italian Restaurant
Trevi Italian Restaurant is named after the most famous fountain in the world located in Italy. Trevi creates an Italian Brasserie that transports guests to the piazzas and streets of Rome.  The restaurant features café dining with elaborate street lamps surrounding a fountain and walk-up gelato/espresso bar.

 

Hours: Mon – Thu: 11:00am – 12:00am, Fri- Sat: 11:00am – 1:00am, Sun: 11:00am – 12:00am Reservations or more information: (702) 735-4663

 

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First-Ever Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops at Caesars – Sept 6 & 7

Festival of Fashion
Celebrate Style at First-Ever Festival of Fashion at
The Forum Shops at Caesars
 
Two Day Experience featuring Fashion Activations, Models, Music,
In-Store Events, Special Restaurant Promotions and More..


Mark your calendars for Sept. 6-7, 2013 to celebrate the first-annual Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops at Caesars in Las Vegas. Globally recognized as the premier luxury shopping destination in the world, The Forum Shops will bring fashion to life with the creation of a first-of-its kind shopping event and fashion experience. The Festival of Fashion is a two-day extravaganza filled with fashion, shopping and fun. The stage is set for back-to-back full days of live fashion presentations, pop up fashion shows, beauty bars, photo opportunities, entertainment, food, drink, lounges, one-of-a-kind in-store events, limited edition products and more.
 

 

In addition, Festival of Fashion attendees can also register to win one of four, $500 Forum Shops Shopping Sprees during the two-day event. Register for the giveaway near the Atlantis Fountain in The Great Roman Hall anytime Friday or Saturday between 10 a.m. – midnight. Even better, winners do not have to be present to win.
 

 

A number of stores within The Forum Shops have exciting in-store events planned during the Festival of Fashion. From live music, DJ’s, refreshments, trunk and fashion shows, guest appearances, gifts with purchases, product demonstrations and more – there’s something for everybody at this year’s fashion celebration. A sampling of stores that are participating in the first-ever Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops include: Anne Fontaine, Anthropologie, Baccarat, Bettie Page, Brighton Collectibles, Brooks Brothers, Caesars Essentials, Caesars Exclusivley, Chrome Hearts, Citta delle Luci, Custo Barcelona, Dior Beauty, DKNY, Donald J Pliner, Diane von Furstenberg, Elie Tahari, Exclusive Collections Gallery, Hearts On Fire, James Perse, Juicy Couture, Kids Kastle, L.K. Bennett, Longchamp, Montblanc, Pandora, Sandro, Sephora, Shoooz, Swarovski, Ted Baker London and Tommy Bahama.

 

 
Many of the distinctive restaurants inside The Forum Shops are also getting in on the Festival of Fashion fun with special cocktail creations and promotions. Enjoy a Pink Sky Strawberry Lemonade at The Palm Las Vegas and $1 Pineapple Fusion or Raspberry Volito shots at Sushi Roku. The newly-opened Carmine’s NYC Italian Family Restaurant, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, Spago and Trevi Italian Restaurant will each present a fashionable signature cocktail to mark the stylish celebration.
 

 

Recognized worldwide as one of the finest luxury shopping streets in the world, The Forum Shops is proud to host a one-of-a-kind event in celebration of style and self-expression through fashion with an evening like no other. Don’t miss the Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops!
 

 

For additional information and updates about the first annual Festival of Fashion at The Forum Shops visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ForumShops. #FOF13
 

It’s All A Matter of Taste at Carmine’s at The Forum Shops

A MATTER OF TASTE

A MATTER OF TASTE: AUGUST 2013

 

Globally recognized as the premiere address for luxury retail, The Forum Shops at Caesars is also home to a diverse collection of restaurants and unique eating options and has long been noted for bringing a myriad of culinary “firsts” and “only” to Las Vegas. With an array of distinct dining experiences to choose from, there’s something for every food lover at The Forum Shops. This month, the spotlight is on Carmine’s NYC Italian Family Restaurant – the just-opened restaurant is the first west coast location for this acclaimed eatery.

 

CARMINE’S NOW OPEN INSIDE THE FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS
NYC’s Legendary Italian Restaurant Brings Family-Style Portions and
Authentic Fare to Las Vegas
 
Food lovers rejoice! Famed New York Italian restaurant Carmine’s is now open in Las Vegas inside The Forum Shops at Caesars.  The first West Coast location of the family-style Italian eatery, Carmine’s serves up “wow sized” portions of Southern Italian cuisine. Even better, Carmine’s offers a unique food check system in which they will hold your inevitable leftovers in their custom refrigerators while you enjoy shopping at the premier retail destination.

 

The Forum Shops incarnation of Carmine’s boasts a whopping 750 seats, six private dining rooms and is perfect for everything from wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners to business conventions and small meetings to viewing parties for major sporting events and more. The massive restaurant can easily accommodate large, walk-in groups, making it ideal for big parties.

 

Carmine’s believes food is meant to be shared with loved ones, so the Southern Italian fare is served family-style, with portions that feed four to six people and offer true value.  Signature selections include the nine-inch high Eggplant Parmigiana, mouth-watering Chicken Contadina, awe-inspiring Porterhouse and indulgent pastas such as Linguine with Clam Sauce and Rigatoni Country Style. The menu would not be complete without Meatballs; the traditional dish includes six oversized beef or veal meatballs placed on top of the guest’s choice of pasta. Decadent favorites such as Chocolate Bread Pudding, Tiramisu and the Titanic Ice Cream Sundae are served up for dessert.

 

The colossal restaurant, designed by Bill Johnson of Johnson Studios, features the trademark touches that grace all Carmine’s locations – high ceilings, antique chandeliers and warm, homey colors. Walls are lined with black and white photographs depicting the Southern Italian families whose culinary traditions inspired the restaurant’s timeless menu.

 

Carmine’s is located inside The Forum Shops at Caesars between The Fountain of the Gods and the Festival Fountain. The restaurant is open Sunday – Thursday from 11 am to 11 pm and Friday – Saturday from 11 am to midnight.  For more information visit CarminesNYC.com or call 702-473-9700.

 

The Forum Shops at Caesars Restaurants:

 

The Cheesecake Factory
For more than 30 years The Cheesecake Factory has served more than just delicious food and cheesecakes, we helped our guests share lasting memories with family & friends. The Cheesecake Factory menu boasts more than 200 menu selections made fresh from scratch each day including Appetizers, Pastas, Seafood, Steaks, Salads, Sandwiches, and more.

 

Hours: Mon-Thu: 10:00am – 11:30am, Fri-Sat: 10:00am – 12:30am, Sun: 10:00am – 12:30am
Reservations or more information: (702) 792-6888

 

Il Mulino New York
For more than two decades, chefs/founders Fernando and Gino Masci have provided guests and gourmands from around the world with the vibrant flavors of Italian cuisine and an absolute devotion to exemplary service. Il Mulino reflects the infectious enthusiasm and joy the Mascis take in bringing the Italian tradition of fine food and hospitality to your table. Simple, straightforward, wholesome and always fresh – it’s the Il Mulino tradition.

 

Hours: Lunch, Mon-Sat: 12:00pm – 2:00pm; Dinner, Mon-Wed: 5:00pm – 10:30pm
Thu-Sat: 5:00pm – 11:00pm
Reservations or more information: (702) 492-6000

 

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
Joe’s serves freshly cracked Florida stone crab claws with its signature creamy mustard sauce; the menu also showcases fresh seafood flown in daily from around the world, including seasonal specialties such as Madagascar shrimp, Nantucket Cape scallops, and fresh Alaskan king crab and Copper River salmon. A meal at Joe’s would not be complete without a slice of its world-famous signature key lime pie.

 

Hours: Sun-Thu: 11:30 am–10 pm, Fri-Sat: 11:30 am–11 pm
Reservations or more information: (702) 792-9222

 

La Salsa Cantina
The Southwest is famous for its Mexican restaurants, and La Salsa Cantina is superb, Serving freshly-prepared, gourmet Mexican food. Also try the award-winning margaritas, featuring the original La Salsa Margarita by the Yard.

 

Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:00am – 11:00pm, Fri-Sat: 11:00am – 12:00am, Sun: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Reservations or more information: (702) 735-8226

 

Max Brenner, Chocolate by The Bald Man
Chocolate is not just about taste; it also represents romance, sensuality and decadence. A worldwide phenomenon, in addition to unique chocolate, Max Brenner presents a complete menu of amazing food including an exceptional dining experience for breakfast , lunch, dinner and of course incredible sweets and desserts. Max Brenner – Chocolate by the Bald Man also offers a special brunch menu served on Saturday and Sunday until 3 p.m. Whether it is the famous Chocolate Pancakes, juicy Brenner Burger or crispy Mac & Cheese, there is something for everyone including the kids.

 

Hours: Mon. through Thurs., 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Fri. and Sat., 9 a.m. to midnight, Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Reservations: (702) 462-8790

 

P.J. Clarke’s 
Las Vegas Boulevard is the proud home of P.J. Clarke’s—the storied American Saloon with a history that dates back to the late 1800s. The original P.J. Clarke’s in Manhattan has stood beneath rows of skyscrapers for nearly 130 years, collecting famous and infamous regulars. Appreciated for the convivial ambiance and classic fare, P.J. Clarke’s is the quintessential American Saloon. P.J. Clarke’s has stood for Social Networking before there was a Social Network.

 

In Sin City, the story continues as the majestic ‘Phoenix’ bar, formerly part of the Rothschild Estate, is the fitting centerpiece of P.J. Clarke’s at The Forum Shops at Caesars. Above it, an expansive, Vegas-sized wall of televisions makes sure no game is missed. Comfy red leather banquettes, walls lined with vintage photos and hardwood accents all contribute to a reassuring familiarity that is classic P.J.’s. Seasoned bartenders make favorite classic cocktails the right way; dexterous shuckers ply the freshest shellfish at the marble topped Raw Bar; and the jukebox-filled, convivial dining room welcomes out-of-town revelers, Vegas locals, and off duty showgirls. P.J. Clarke’s is home to the Daily Pearl Happy Hour featuring $1 freshly shucked oysters from “Quarter to Three” to 6 PM daily and to the special Absinthe Dinner and a Show Package.

 

Hours: Daily from 11 a.m. to midnight.
Reservations: (702) 434-7900 

 

The Palm – Las Vegas
For over 80 Years, The Palm has been serving USDA Prime Aged Steaks, Jumbo Nova Scotia Lobsters, the freshest available Palm Fish and our own heritage Italian cuisine in a remarkable atmosphere of warm, genuine hospitality. The Palm is more that a restaurant… it’s a unique experience. Elegant Private Dining Rooms are available for all special events.

 

Hours: Mon-Sun: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Reservations or more information: (702) 732-7256
 

 

Planet Hollywood Restaurant and Bar
Recently relocated to an impressive location on the third floor of The Forum Shops, Planet Hollywood Restaurant and Bar is the dining experience inspired by the glamour and excitement of the big screen.  Planet Hollywood offers an extensive Hollywood memorabilia collection featuring props from blockbuster movies and classic TV shows, while the diverse menu offers guests’ favorites.  Exotic salads and award-winning burgers are only a few of the many signature flavors guests find, in addition to taking home a piece of Hollywood with the latest fashions and collectible souvenir gifts.

 

 
Hours: Sun. through Thurs., 9 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Fri. through Sat., 9 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Reservations: (702) 791-7827

 

Spago
Acknowledged as the spark that ignited the Las Vegas culinary phenomenon and marking its 20th anniversary this year, Spago is the preeminent trendsetter in cuisine, service and style — synonymous with fine food and celebrity clientele. Executive Chef Eric Klein’s menu features seasonal American cuisine with influences from around the world and trademark Wolfgang Puck touches.

 

Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:00am – 11:00pm, Fri-Sat: 11:00am – 12:00am, Sun: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Reservations or more information: (702) 369-6300

 

Sushi Roku
Sushi Roku is known for its fine contemporary sushi served in a sensual, sophisticated environment, with a menu that offers traditional sushi and sashimi with a splash of California innovation.

 

Hours: Sun–Thu: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Fri-Sat: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Reservations or more information: (702) 733-7373

 

Trevi Italian Restaurant
Trevi Italian Restaurant is named after the most famous fountain in the world located in Italy. Trevi creates an Italian Brasserie that transports guests to the piazzas and streets of Rome.  The restaurant features café dining with elaborate street lamps surrounding a fountain and walk-up gelato/espresso bar.

 

Hours: Mon – Thu: 11:00am – 12:00am, Fri- Sat: 11:00am – 1:00am, Sun: 11:00am – 12:00am
Reservations or more information: (702) 735-4663

 

Carmine’s NYC Italian Family Restaurant – Now Open
The first west coast location of NYC’s legendary family-style Italian eatery, Carmine’s brings a 25,000 square-foot, two-level iconic restaurant to The Forum Shops at Caesars. The highly-regarded eatery is famous for its abundant portions served in a festive, warm and attentive atmosphere. Family is the main theme at Carmine’s, so the delicious plates of food are meant to be passed around and shared with loved ones. Expect soulful Southern Italian food served family-style with platters large enough to feed a group of four hungry diners. The nine-inch high Eggplant Parmigiana is a real show-stopper, while signature pastas like Linguine with Clam Sauce and Rigatoni Country Style epitomize satisfying comfort food. Meat lovers can also qualm their carnivorous cravings with a variety of divine beef, veal and chicken dishes. Complement these dishes with fine Italian wines, classical cocktails and new whimsical spirit creations. Carmine’s has you covered with decadent dessert favorites like the famous Titanic Ice Cream Sundae and the smoothest, sexiest Tiramisu in town. Carmine’s also has customized menu options and private rooms to accommodate all of your event needs. Whether you’re planning a convention event, bachelor and bachelorette party, bridal shower, birthday party, or anniversary, come celebrate in the Carmine’s family-style tradition.
 

 

Hours: Sun-Mon: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tues-Sat: 11 a.m. to midnight
Reservations or more information: (702) 473-9700

 

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