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The Forum Shops – Matter of Taste – May

A MATTER OF TASTE: MAY 2011

Bite-Sized Morsels and Tasty Tidbits from the Restaurants
at The Forum Shops at Caesars in Las Vegas

The Forum Shops at Caesars has long been noted for its eclectic collection of restaurants and unique eating options in addition to its plentiful roster of renowned retailers from around the world. With 16 distinct experiences to choose from, there’s something for every taste this month at The Forum Shops.

SPICE UP YOUR LIFE AND TASTEBUDS THIS MONTH AT LA SALSA CANTINA INSIDE THE FORUM SHOPS: Celebrate the month of May in honor of Cinco de Mayo or Mother’s Day at La Salsa Cantina inside The Forum Shops at Caesars. For Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, La Salsa will be offering mothers a free entrée and dessert with the purchase of a regular entrée and two beverages (non-alcoholic). What’s more, all 16 oz alcoholic beverages will be two-for-one.

Well-known for using fresh ingredients and serving up delicious soft tacos and giant burritos, La Salsa has grown into a fresh-mex favorite by taking time honored, traditional recipes from all over Mexico and updating them. La Salsa puts a garden-fresh and delicious twist on favorites like tacos, burritos, salads, taquitos and quesadillas by using only quality ingredients and innovative preparation to bring the bold tastes and flavors of Mexico to life.

Enjoy special dishes including signature items like Mexico City Tacos or Baja Grilled Fish Tacos, the famous Overstuffed Grilled Burrito, Stuffed Fajita Quesadilla, Chipotle Shrimp or Chile-Lime Salads.

Perfectly situated on The Strip with indoor and outdoor patio dining options, La Salsa Cantina at The Forum Shops is an ideal place to relax with a yard-long margarita while enjoying the action on one of the most famed streets in the world.

THE FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS RESTAURANTS (In alphabetical order)

BOA Steakhouse
BOA Steakhouse retains the finer qualities of the traditional American steakhouse, while boldly repackaging the concept with a sleek, modern design and a contemporary menu. Its menu celebrates twists on classics and more than one dozen ways to dress the signature prime steaks.

Hours: Mon. through Thurs., 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., Fri. through Sat., 12 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Sun. 12 to 10 p.m.
Reservations: (702) 733-7373

The Cheesecake Factory
For more than 30 years The Cheesecake Factory has served more than just delicious food and cheesecakes, they helped their guests share lasting memories with family and friends. The Cheesecake Factory menu boasts more than 200 menu selections made fresh from scratch each day.

Hours: Mon. through Thurs., 11:10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Fri. 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., Sat. 10:10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m., Sun. 10:10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Reservations: (702) 792-6888

Il Mulino New York
Il Mulino New York brings traditional dishes from the mountainous region of Abruzzo, Italy to Las Vegas Boulevard. Located in the Forum Shops at Caesars, Il Mulino New York combines one-of-a-kind fare and exemplary service with the only dining balcony in Vegas that has a dazzlingly unobstructed view of the Strip. Highly rated in the Zagat Survey 2011 New York City Restaurants, patrons have described Il Mulino dining as “voluminous” and “voluptuous,” a restaurant where “stunning meals begin with a bounty of freebies served by a marvelous staff.”

Hours: Daily for lunch at 12 p.m., open nightly for dinner starting at 5 p.m. Closed Sundays.
Reservations: (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. through Thurs., 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fri. through Sat., 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Reservations: (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. through Thurs., 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Fri. through Sat., 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Sun., 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Reservations: (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 with a menu primarily made from chocolate, the brand new Max Brenner, Chocolate by the Bald Man recently debuted. Perfectly situated across from what will be North America’s largest H&M this winter, Max Brenner at The Forum Shops also holds the distinction of being the largest with two levels consisting of 9,400 square feet.

Hours: Sun. through Thurs., 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Fri. and Sat., 10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Reservations: (702) 462-8790

P.J. Clarke’s
After 125 years, New York’s most spirited bar and eatery, P.J. Clarke’s opens its first West Coast location at The Forum Shops at Caesars. A landmark watering hole in the Big Apple, the eatery and saloon has been known for decades for its ambience and the high quality of the food served simply. Featuring timeless American fare, classic burgers, and bourbon, expect a raw bar with shrimp, lobster, oysters and Long Island clams on the half shell, chicken pot pie, fish and chips, baked macaroni and cheese with peas and bacon and Mile High Shrimp sandwiches. And of course, Meyer beef from Montana’s Blackfoot River Valley, P.J. Clarke’s only supplier for its steaks and famous hamburgers.

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

Planet Hollywood
It 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 11:30 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, Wolfgang Puck’s 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. through Thurs., 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Fri. and Sat., 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Sun., 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Reservations: (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. through Thurs., 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., Fri. and Sat., 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Reservations: (702) 733-7373

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 their own heritage Italian cuisine in a remarkable atmosphere of warm, genuine hospitality. The Palm is more than a restaurant… it’s a unique experience. Elegant private dining rooms are available for all special events.
Hours: Mon. through Sun., 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Reservations: (702) 732-7256

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. through Thurs., 11 a.m. to 12 a.m., Fri. and Sat., 11 a.m. to 1 a.m., Sun., 11 a.m. to midnight.
Reservations: (702) 735-4663

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