Morton Group Announces Reopening of Las Vegas Restaurants
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway, CRUSH American Grill
and La Comida to Open Thursday, June 4
La Cave’s Garden Lounge, photo by Jeff Green)
Jenna and Michael Morton of Morton Group have announced the reopening of three of their restaurants on Thursday, June 4, including La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas, CRUSH American Grill at MGM Grand and La Comida in Downtown Las Vegas.
La Cave will open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch; CRUSH will open for happy hour and dinner; La Comida will open for lunch and dinner; and all three restaurants will be open for private events, including bookings for weddings, rehearsal dinners and receptions.
La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway
With views of the picturesque Wynn pool and gardens from the open-air garden lounge and terrace, La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway will be open daily from 11:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. Executive Chef William DeMarco will prepare a menu of seasonally-inspired dishes including crab ravioli, accompanied by arugula and lemon butter; braised short rib tacos with avocado crema and pico de gallo; wild salmon, complemented by corn purée and balsamic mushrooms; and beef filet crostini, topped with blue cheese fondue and truffle cream. La Cave’s popular butler-style brunch will also be available from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, featuring a rotating selection of delicious dishes such as Snickers pancakes, veal short rib hash and filet mignon eggs Benedict.
Reservations are available by calling 702.770.7375 or online at www.lacavelv.com.
CRUSH American Grill
Located at the center of MGM Grand, CRUSH American Grill will be open from 5 to 10 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, serving its menu of contemporary cuisine. Signature dishes include the 8-ounce filet mignon, served with fingerling potatoes and sweet onions, topped with blue cheese fondue; shrimp risotto with roasted tomatoes and basil; chicken parmesan with fresh burrata cheese and basil; and Togarashi sea bass, served with braised kale and tomato chutney. Happy hour, available from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, will feature a rotating selection of $10 woodfired pizzas, $5 beer and $5 wines by the glass.
Reservations are available by calling 702.891.3222 or online at www.crushmgm.com.
Downtown Las Vegas’ vibrant eatery, La Comida, will celebrate its reopening with a belated Cinco de Mayo celebration and $5 house margaritas from Thursday, June 4 through Sunday, June 7. La Comida will be open from noon to 9 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday, with extended patio seating for open-air dining. Prepared by Executive Chef Mario Garcia, La Comida’s signature dishes will also be available, including the chile relleno, featuring a battered, stuffed poblano pepper, queso fresco, ranchera sauce, cilantro and jalapeno cream; the sizzling chicken or steak fajitas served with fresh guacamole, pico de gallo, corn, bell peppers and onions; and a lineup of the restaurant’s refreshing margaritas, with 15 different flavors to choose from.
Reservations are available by calling 702.463.9900 or online at www.LaComidaLV.com.
ABOUT LA CAVE WINE & FOOD HIDEAWAY
Morton Group, founded by famed restaurateurs Michael and Jenna Morton, introduced La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway in 2010 to bring the exploration of wine and flavorful cuisine together in a picturesque atmosphere. La Cave’s open-air design brings the outdoors inside with views of Wynn’s lush gardens and pool, along with a floor-to-ceiling ‘living wall’ filled with colorful succulents. The 6,300-square-foot restaurant and wine bar serves a menu of modern American small plates inspired by global flavors by executive chef William DeMarco, paired with imaginative cocktails and an expertly-curated wine list featuring boutique and hard-to-find varietals. La Cave is open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. La Cave also offers a butler-style brunch served every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations may be made on OpenTable, visiting the website or by calling 702.770.7375. More information is available on www.LaCaveLV.com, Facebook.com/LaCaveLasVegas, Twitter @LaCaveLV and Instagram @LaCaveLV.
ABOUT CRUSH AMERICAN GRILL
From Jenna and Michael Morton of the famed Morton restaurant family, CRUSH American Grill serves a menu of contemporary cuisine by Morton Group’s executive chef William DeMarco. Among the “Best Places to Party…While Having Dinner” and “The Best Restaurants in Vegas, Right Now” by Thrillist, the highly social 5,500-square-foot restaurant and bar is located at the center of MGM Grand and is open from 5 to 10 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. More information and reservations are available by calling 702-891-3222 or on the website at Crushmgm.com. CRUSH is on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/CrushMGM and on Twitter and Instagram at @CRUSHMGM.
ABOUT LA COMIDA:
La Comida brings a funky vibe to Downtown Las Vegas with authentic Mexican flavors inspired by the cosmopolitan fare of Mexico City. Developed by Jenna and Michael Morton of the famed Morton restaurant family, La Comida is located in the Fremont East Entertainment District at 100 S. Sixth St., just off the corner of Fremont Street. Named one of the “Best Mexican restaurants in Las Vegas” by Eater, La Comida serves authentic Mexican cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Mario Garcia. La Comida boasts an expansive tequila selection and signature fresh fruit margaritas. The restaurant faces Sixth Street; the entrance marked with an old-school overhanging ‘La Comida’ sign stretching across the sidewalk beneath a 7-foot sculptured metal monkey with ‘bones’ flashing in pink neon. La Comida is open from noon to 9 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. More information is available by calling 702.463.9900 or online at www.LaComidaLV.com, on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
ABOUT MORTON GROUP
Morton Group was founded by famed restaurateurs Jenna and Michael Morton with the opening of La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway (www.lacavelv.com) at Wynn Las Vegas in December 2010. The stylish restaurant offers contemporary American cuisine with an expansive menu of craft wines, as well as a popular, butler-style Sunday brunch. Their second venture, La Comida (www.lacomidalv.com), opened in the burgeoning East Fremont District of Downtown Las Vegas in May 2013, offering a menu inspired by the cosmopolitan fare of Mexico City, as well as more than 100 tequila selections. CRUSH (www.crushmgm.com) opened in December 2013 at MGM Grand Las Vegas, serving contemporary American cuisine in a vibrant atmosphere to drink, dine and socialize. MB Steak (www.mbsteaklv.com), the first partnership between Michael Morton and his brother, David Morton, opened in May 2017 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. More information is available at Morton-Group.com.