Tips and Tidbits from the Food and Beverage Outlets at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas

On Friday, Nov. 18, Mario Batali’s Las Vegas chefs will select 10 recipes from Batali’s newest cookbook “Big American Cookbook” for a one-night-only dining event at B&B Ristorante at The Venetian. The “Big American Cookbook” extravaganza will feature a multi-course dinner for just 40 guests. The dinner will begin at 7 p.m. with Batali’s chefs explaining the inspiration behind each of the dishes along with special tips and techniques. Guests will also receive a signed copy of the cookbook and a special take-home surprise. This dinner is the only such dinner being held to showcase Batali’s newest collection of recipes.
The dinner will feature the following dishes with descriptions including anecdotes from the book:
Passed canapés
  • Oyster BBQ: In the book, Batali notes “oysters will tell you when they’re ready” to be taken off of the grill to pop open. For this hors d’oeuvre, the oysters will be served with lemon, butter and chipotle Tabasco.
  • Deviled Eggs: This “official” food of picnics and potlucks is one that Batali likes on the spicy side with a squirt of Sriracha on half of these “just because.”
  • Clam Rolls: These rolls are served on hot dog buns that are toasted on the griddle with butter and streaks of tartar sauce with fried whole-belly steamer clams piled high.
Table bread
  • Corn Muffins: These muffins celebrate the sweetness of the corn, enhanced by sugar and honey, for a bread that is delectable as an accompaniment to nearly any dish.
First course (plated)
  • Pierogies: The noble pierogi with its cheesy mashed potatoes stuffed in pasta dough is a favorite in Cleveland and Pittsburgh.

Second course (plated)

  • Fisherman’s Wharf Cioppino: This San Francisco-style fish stew features clams, Dungeness crab, fish fillets and shrimp and is served in wide, shallow bowls to ensure each bowl has some of each kind of seafood.
Third course (family-style)
  • Bison Rib Eyes: Coffee is vital to this dish, bringing out a smoky, rich bitterness to the crust and transforming the meat into “something almost brooding in its complexity.”
  • Scalloped Potatoes: This dish features russet potatoes dotted with butter, drizzled with half-and-half then dusted with nutmeg, salt and pepper and baked until the inside is tender and the outside is golden brown.
  • Texas Caviar: In the ’50s, Helen Corbitt moved from New York to Dallas to take a job as a chef at Neiman Marcus. She was asked to put together an all-Texas menu. With that, she created this black-eyed pea dish as a way to cover up the flavor of actual caviar.
  • Nopales Salad: The nopal is a Mexican cactus known for its pads and is a popular ingredient in Southwestern cooking. The nopales leaves feature a unique flavor that simultaneously evokes green beans, bell pepper and okra. The salad also includes onions, tomatoes and finely chopped jalapeños.
  • Boston Cream Pie: This Massachusetts classic’s name originated in the 1800s when it was served at the Parker House Hotel. Known for not being a pie but a cake, this dessert would gain so much popularity that it would become the state’s official dessert.
  • Grape-Nuts Ice Cream: In the New England seaboard (especially Maine) and parts of the Caribbean, Grape-Nuts is a popular mix-in to desserts. With its crunch, it makes this ice cream taste as though the cone is built right in.
The price is $135 per person and includes dinner, cocktails and an autographed cookbook by Batali. Click here to purchase tickets.
Emeril Lagasse’s Delmonico Steakhouse at Restaurant Row is ringing in the truffle season with eight special menu items along with three new desserts from pastry chef Diane Wong.
Truffle Week at Delmonico
Delmonico is celebrating truffle season with decadent white and black truffles Nov. 7-13. The restaurant celebrates this annual event and features eight special menu items created by Chef de Cuisine Ronnie Rainwater, with wine pairings from Sommelier Dylan Amos, to accent the truffle experience.
New Desserts
Cinnamon and Sugar Churros
Salted caramel, chocolate sauce and tres leches crème anglaise
German Chocolate Cake

Coconut pecan frosting

Butterscotch Pudding
Praline sauce and shortbread cookies
Chef Emeril Lagasse’s award-winning sports bar, Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo is getting in the fall spirit with some new menu items:
Emeril’s Select Touch of Louisiana Crab Cake; $16
Served on an apple and herb salad with lemon caper tartar sauce and Creole oil
Asian Salad; $10
Julienne Napa cabbage, carrot, cucumber, green onion and toasted peanuts tossed in sesame soy vinaigrette topped with crispy rice noodles
Lobster Grilled Cheese; $23
Sautéed lobster on Texas toast with fontina and boursin cheese
Grilled Marinated Free Range Chicken Sandwich; $15
Chicken breast topped with fontina cheese, tomato bruschetta and basil pesto on griddled ciabatta bread
Emeril’s Buttermilk Fried Chicken; $21
On jalapeño cornbread waffle with vanilla honey butter and Crystal hot sauce syrup
Grilled Atlantic Salmon; $25
On asparagus, artichoke hearts, sweet corn and black quinoa with a charred tomato vinaigrette
Truffle Shrimp and Crab Pasta; $33
Sautéed shrimp, lump crab meat with linguine tossed with truffle herb butter
LAVO Italian Restaurant at The Palazzo is introducing new cocktails along with football viewing parties on Saturdays and Sundays for both college and the NFL. In addition, Party Brunch will take over LAVO every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., bringing an indulgent food menu and expansive Champagne selection.
New Cocktails
LAVO Italian Restaurant is introducing new cocktails to their menu as well as bringing back a few favorites.
  • The Uva Bianco which was originally on the menu when LAVO opened, features Three Olives Grape Vodka, St. Germain, fresh citrus and white grapes.
  • The Lampone Fresco mixed with The Botanist Gin, Zonin Rose Prosecco, St. George Raspberry Liqueur and muddled raspberries
  • The Vecchio Stile is LAVO’s version of the Old Fashioned and uses eight-year-old Bacardi Rum instead of bourbon
  • Farewell to Arms made with Death’s Door Gin, Maraschino Liqueur, fresh grapefruit and lime juice.
Football Viewing Parties
LAVO Casino & Sports Lounge is open every Saturday for college football and every Sunday for NFL with doors opening at 9:30 a.m. Guests can watch the games on one of LAVO’s 17-big screen TVs and listen to any of the matches using the hearTV app, which allows users to stream live audio with their smartphones. Fans will also enjoy LAVO’s full menu in addition to game-day specials including LAVO-Style Nachos, Sicilian-Style Meat Lovers Pizza, Crab Cakes and Three-Foot Heroes. Adding to the ultimate game-day experience, LAVO Casino & Sports Lounge features blackjack, roulette and craps tables.
Party Brunch
Now in its sixth season, Party Brunch will take over LAVO every Saturday from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. throughout the fall and winter months. The signature event blends an indulgent food menu and an expansive selection of Champagne, with a variety of large format bottles, and music to keep the party going by a roster of resident DJs. The restaurant initially sets a vibe dining atmosphere before the room seamlessly transitions into a neon explosion of confetti showers, wild bottle-popping presentations, and weekly themes encourage guests to dress up, let loose and dance the day away.
Public House is a beer lover’s paradise with more than 200 selections, more than 40 aged whiskeys, scotches, bourbons and wines. The gastropub, located in The Venetian’s Restaurant Row, has launched their new fall-winter menus:
Lunch and Dinner
Roasted Beet Salad; $15
Herbed ricotta mousse, pistachios, arugula and sherry vinaigrette
Grilled Flatbread; $16
Beer-sourdough crust, shredded short rib, roasted onion, brie, arugula and frisee
Apple Hand Pies; $9
Rye whiskey sabayon
Brown Ale Creme Brulee; $9
Beer-glazed raspberries, toasted orange-coriander pound cake
Banana Banoffee Parfait; $9
Vanilla pudding, banana compote, pretzel crumble, Chantilly
Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans-style restaurant, Table 10 at The Grand Canal Shoppes, is adding new fall dishes to their menu as well as a special four-course Taste of Table 10 menu for $48 per person (excludes tax and gratuity). New menu items include:
Roasted Pumpkin Soup; $11
Pumpkin seed oil and pumpkin seed grissini
Honey Crisp Apple Salad; $15
Chopped kale, shaved radicchio, dried cranberries, toasted sunflower seeds and apple cider dressing
Sweet Potato Gnocchi; $16
Braised rabbit, brown butter and toasted hazelnuts
Stuffed Conchiglie; $28
Bellwether Farms ricotta and San Marzano tomato fondue
Slow-Baked Scottish Salmon; $32
Red quinoa, toasted pumpkin seeds, butternut squash and Vadouvan curry sauce
Pan Roasted Gulf Flounder; $33
Oyster, bacon and mushroom bread pudding
Salt and Pepper Crusted Ahi Tuna; $38
Shaved bok chop, daikon radish and shiitake mushrooms with tableside lemongrass and ginger broth
Bouchon Bistro located in The Venetian’s Venezia tower by world-renowned chef Thomas Keller is dishing out a delicious Thanksgiving menu:
Poitrine de Porc; $17
Crispy pork belly with red wine braised cabbage, persimmons and Bayonne ham vinaigrette
Dinde Rôtie; $45
Diestel Farms turkey with Bouchon Bakery stuffing, pumpkin croquettes, cranberry-apple relish and turkey gravy
Trio of Pies; $14
Pumpkin pie with fall spiced cream, apple pie with vanilla ice cream and pecan pie
Buddy V’s Ristorante at The Grand Canal Shoppes, created by TLC‘s Cake Boss Buddy Valastro, will prepare a three-course menu to enjoy on Thanksgiving Day including roasted butternut squash soup and slow-roasted turkey breast. The menu is priced at $45 per person (excludes tax and gratuity), and is also available a la carte, and includes:
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup; $10
Spiced apples, pepitas, panna dolce
Slow Roasted Turkey Breast; $29 ($15.95- kids under 10)
Italian “dark meat” turkey sausage, pancetta-herb stuffing, roasted vegetables, whipped potatoes, cranberry relish and classic gravy
Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake; $10
Graham cracker crust, pumpkin-peach compote
Bottle of Prosecco; $20
Wine Pairing; $30
Canaletto at The Grand Canal Shoppes is rolling out a special menu dedicated to Thanksgiving, pairing traditional foods with an Italian twist. Guests can enjoy a four-course menu for$50 per person and $18 for children under 12 (requires entire table participation, and excludes tax and gratuity). An a la carte menu will also be available. Highlights include:
Prix-Fixe Menu
Zuppa Di Zucca
Butternut squash and russet potato soup with sage and onions, topped with grana Padano cheese crouton
Insalata Invernale
Frisee, radicchio and endive salad with toasted walnuts, red grapes,Gorgonzola cheese and Champagne vinaigrette
Secondi (Family Style)
Tacchino Arrosto Tradizionale
Roasted turkey breast with traditional bread stuffing, cranberry sauce and turkey gravy, served with mashed potatoes, baked yams and haricots verts
Torta Di Zucca Con Gelato
Pumpkin pie with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce, garnished with whipped cream, slice strawberry and mint
A la Carte Menu
Antipasta e Zuppe
Zuppa Di Zucca; $7.95
Butternut squash and russet potato soup with sage and onions, topped with grana Padano cheese crouton
Insalata Invernale; $13.95
Frisee, radicchio and endive salad with toasted walnuts, red grapes, Gorgonzola cheese and Champagne vinaigrette
Cappellacci Di Zucca; $18.95
Ravioli filled with butternut squash and walnuts served with tomato sauce, brown butter, Grana Padano and crispy sage
Risotto Mamma Carla; $ 21.95
Carnaroli rice with tiger shrimp, porcini mushrooms, shallots, Trebbiano wine and saffron
Tacchino Arrosto Tradizionale; $27.95/15.95 (children)
Roasted turkey breast with traditional bread stuffing, cranberry sauce and turkey gravy, served with mashed potatoes, baked yams and haricots verts
Prosciutto Cotto All’Ananas; $24.95/14.95 (children)
Baked hickory-smoked ham with grilled fresh pineapple and honey mustard sauce, served with mashed potatoes, baked yams and haricots verts
Grigliata Di Pesce Con Polenta; $32.95
Mixed grill of salmon, filet of sole, prawn, scallop and calamari, topped with lemon olive oil, served with grilled polenta and sautéed seasonal vegetables
Torta Di Zucca Con Gelato; $9.50
Pumpkin pie with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce, garnished with whipped cream, slice strawberry and mint
French restaurant, db Brasserie by Daniel Boulud, located in The Venetian’s Restaurant Row will create a fall-inspired menu for Thanksgiving incorporating rustic root vegetables and organic turkey. The menu is priced at $59 per person (excludes tax and gratuity) with optional $39 wine pairing option per person, and includes:
Autumn Salad
Mixed greens, pomegranate, pecan, shaved mushrooms, fig vincotto vinaigrette
Venison Terrine
Red wine confit shallot, pistachio, toasted sourdough
Butternut Squash Velouté
Pumpkin seeds, spiced crème fraiche
New Hampshire Organic Turkey
Chestnut stuffing, caramelized yams, Brussels sprouts, cranberry chutney, giblet gravy
Pecan Pie
Toffee, cinnamon Chantilly, butterscotch ice cream
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Spice cake, pepita brittle, bourbon caramel
Delmonico Steakhouse by famed chef Emeril Lagasse in The Venetian’s Restaurant Row will offer a hearty and delectable Thanksgiving dinner featuring all of the classics:
Butter Squash Bisque $12
Fall spiced crème fraiche and caramelized apple relish
Lola Rosa $16
Brûléed pears, smoked blue cheese, honey walnut vinaigrette and toasted walnuts
Traditional Turkey Dinner $42
Roasted breast, braised leg and thigh, cornbread stuffing, stewed green beans, herb gravy and homemade cranberry sauce
Pumpkin Trio $12
Pumpkin cheesecake, bread pudding and spiced cake with ice cream
Pecan Glazed Baby Sweet Potatoes $11
Emeril Lagasse’s award-winning sports bar, Lagasse’s Stadium at The Palazzo, will showcase a Thanksgiving meal for all sports fans to enjoy while catching the games on more than 100 HD TV’s throughout the stadium. The menu includes holiday favorites:
Roasted Apple and Sweet Potato Soup; $7
Cinnamon sugar crème fraiche
Turkey Po-Boy; $17
Black pepper mayo, herb stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce and sweet potato fries
Oven Roasted Turkey and Homemade Truffle Gravy; $28
Focaccia bread stuffing, bacon wrapped asparagus, bourbon smashed sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce
Pumpkin Cheesecake; $9
Caramel sauce, candied pecans and fresh whipped cream
Pumpkin Pie; $7
Caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream and fresh whipped cream
On Thanksgiving Day, LAVO Italian Restaurant at The Palazzo will offer a traditional holiday menu with all of the trimmings. For $55 per person, each guest will delight in roasted turkey with coleslaw and choose from cranberry sauce, stuffing, mashed potatoes, candied yams, greens beans, Brussels sprouts or roasted carrots as sides for sharing.
The new Mercato della Pescheria at The Venetian’s Grand Canal Shoppes will create a traditional Thanksgiving meal infused with pumpkin specialties to celebrate the fall season. The menu is priced at $55 per person (excludes tax and gratuity), and includes:
First Course
Pumpkin Risotto
Charcoal roasted pumpkin, Grana Padano
Second Course
Roasted Turkey
Slow roasted turkey breast, Italian greens, truffled mashed potatoes, turkey jus
Third Course
Apple Pie
Vanilla Gelato
Experience Thanksgiving the traditional way, but bigger and better in true Vegas-style. Reserve your table by Nov. 21 for eight adults or more, and Morels will carve an oven-roasted free range turkey tableside, served with a cornucopia of family-style sides including romaine heart salad, roasted butternut squash soup, brioche stuffing, glazed autumn root vegetables, yukon gold mashed potatoes, giblet gravy and housemade cranberry compote. Finish with spiced pumpkin pie with cinnamon ice cream. Guests will give extra thanks as children 12 and under are only $10 (up to eight children).
This special Thanksgiving feast is available from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., and is priced at $72 per guest and $29 for children 12 and under (excludes tax and gratuity). Guests who reserve by Nov. 19, will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco or sparking apple cider (for the kids). The family-style menu includes:
Hot Mulled Cider
Romaine Heart Salad
Parmesan croutons, roasted garlic Caesar dressing
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Rosemary and Parmesan flan, glazed chestnut
Oven Roasted Free Range Turkey
Brioche stuffing
Glazed autumn root vegetables
Yukon gold mashed potatoes
Giblet gravy and housemade cranberry compote
Spiced Pumpkin Pie
Cinnamon ice cream, sweet cream
Public House gastropub in The Venetian’s Restaurant Row will craft an a la carte Thanksgiving menu including harvest vegetables, turkey, and a pumpkin tart, perfect for the whole family to enjoy.
Harvest Vegetable Soup; $10
Barlotti beans, 15 seasonal vegetables and seasonal ale
Beer Brined and Roasted Turkey Breast and Confit Leg; $28
Chestnut stuffing, sweet potato puree, Brussels sprouts, cranberries and barley wine gravy
Pumpkin Tart; $11
Nutmeg, Chantilly, orange pecan Florentine and rum anglaise
SUSHISAMBA at The Grand Canal Shoppes will be celebrating Thanksgiving with a selection of festive specials available in addition to their full a la carte menu.
Braised Short Rib Gyoza; $14
Kabocha purée, red shiso leaf, smoked ginger soy
Mojo Roasted Organic Turkey; $27
Linguiça quinoa stuffing, crispy Brussels sprouts
Kabocha Cheesecake; $12
Japanese whisky caramel, graham cracker crumble, vanilla bean ice cream
Table 10 at The Grand Canal Shoppes will offer a specialty menu for Thanksgiving incorporating timeless classics like the roasted butter-basted organic turkey dinner and old fashion pumpkin pie along with new favorites la quercia prosciutti and persimmon salad.
Baked Brie en Croute; $18
Rosemary puff pastry, caramelized wild mushrooms and onions, sea salt crackers
La Quercia Prosciutto and Persimmon Salad; $14
Wild arugula, baby frisee, toasted pistachios, point reyes bleu cheese, aged balsamic vinaigrette
Roasted Butter Basted Organic Turkey Dinner; $40
Cornbread dressing, green bean casserole, herb gravy and fresh cranberry sauce
Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie; $11
Pecan crust, salted caramel sauce, nutmeg whipped cream
Enjoy Thanksgiving at Zeffrino Ristorante at The Grand Canal Shoppes with a vast selection available including a cold and hot station featuring cured meats, pasta salads, cheese ravioli and mashed potatoes along with a carving station serving turkey and beef tenderloin. This buffet-style menu is available from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and is priced at $49.95 per person and $25 for children (excludes tax and gratuity), and includes:
Cold Station
Assorted Italian Cured Meats
Assorted Grilled Vegetables
Tomato and Mozzarella
Proscuitto and Melon
Assorted Cold Roast Meats
Smoked Salmon
Assorted Italian Cheese
Fresh Fruit
Fruit Salad
Tuna Terrine
Shrimp Salad
Baked Salmon
Mix Salad
Turkey Salad with Apples and Walnuts
Hot Station
Cheese Ravioli in a Pink Tomato Sauce
Paffutelli Zeffrino
Pan Seared Chicken Breast with White Wine and Capers
Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Sautéed Corn and Sweet Peas
Apple and Chestnut Stuffing
Sautéed Salmon Filet with White Wine and Lemon Sauce
*Pizza Available for Children*
Carving Station
Roast Turkey with Gravy
Roast Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Sauce
Roasted Ham with Gravy
Dessert Station
Assorted Cakes
Apple Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Traditional Pudding
Assorted Mini Pastries
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Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian Las Vegas features all-suite accommodations, exquisite restaurants by celebrity chefs and world-class entertainment and shopping. The luxury resort offers elegant suites, including standard suites that are nearly double the size of the average Las Vegas hotel room. The Venetian is home to restaurants from celebrated chefs including Wolfgang Puck, Mario Batali, Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse and Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro. The resort also features Canyon Ranch SpaClub; a five-acre pool and garden deck; TAO nightclub; the Grand Canal Shoppes retail and dining mecca; a 120,000-square-foot casino and The Strip’s largest poker room; and more than 2.25 million square feet of meeting and convention space. For more information, visit, @venetianvegas and
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Tips and Tidbits from the Food and Beverage Outlets at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas
Tips and Tidbits from the Food and Beverage Outlets at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas

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