Drum fish. Wrasse. Tautog. Wahoo. Chef Rick Moonen knows the dangers that overfishing poses to popular seafood such as salmon and tuna, so his menu makes use of sustainable aquatic treats many consumers have never even heard of. Thanks to his fluency in the ocean's hidden delights, Moonen⎯who, in 1978, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America first in his class⎯brings a unique breadth of knowledge to the creation of each dish.
The waiters at RM Seafood's multilevel dining rooms, like the butler at M.C. Escher's single-floor apartment, serve different menus upstairs and downstairs. Below, an ever-rotating menu of fresh fish complements a sushi bar, and the upstairs kitchen features elegant tasting menus featuring dishes such as charred Spanish baby octopus or Peruvian lantern scallops atop a bed of polenta.
Carrabba’s Italian Grill is a beautiful restaurant that is surrounded by palm trees and located in Summerlin. Inside the large venue, Carrabba’s dark colors and wooden tables, along with dim lights, allow for a relaxing and inviting ambiance, and create the perfect place to catch up with friends or family. Popular items on their menu include their Shrimp Diavolo, Grilled Tuscan Skewers, chicken marsala, lobster ravioli and their delicious tiramisu. Everything at Carrabba’s is made fresh, from their mozzarella sticks to their minestrone soup, giving guests a true authentic Italian experience. The grill keeps guests returning by providing excellent service, to match their delicious cuisine.
The Triple George Grill in downtown Vegas is the very embodiment of the phrase “old is gold.” All polished dark wood and brass accents the grill’s interior design lends it an air of decorum that is sophisticated without being intimidating. You cannot go wrong with its classic menu of fresh-caught San Francisco Bay style seafood flavorful pastas and juicy dry-aged steaks. The shrimp scampi here is renowned for being so good it might have to be classified as a narcotic. Classy comfortable and accessible there’s a little something for everybody at the Triple George Grill whether you’re looking to unwind from a long day on the Strip or close a deal over lunch.
Recently featured on Channel 13’s Cool in Vegas, Lazy Joe’s bounteous booties of East Coast–flavored fare are cooked in pure soybean oil and served in an enjoyable, easygoing atmosphere. Bait appetites with a water-sourced starter such as classic calamari ($8.99), or sample the flowering onion, a blooming ring of chewy onion rings pollinated by crying bees ($5.99). Entrees are equally enticing—Lazy Joe's offers such ravenousness-relinquishing meals as whole belly clams, which are flown directly from New England and arrive replete with local flavor and Red Sox–related passions. The breaded entrees at Lazy Joe’s are gluten-free, hand-rolled in a special concoction of crumbs that is Celiac-friendly and pugnacious to wheat-based proteins.
At Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse, it’s not unusual to spot a movie star sipping martinis or a politician savoring their first bite of a juicy porterhouse. And the menu at this classic American steakhouse—which operates in eight cities across America—is just as impressive as the clientele it attracts. At each location, an Executive Chef expertly prepares USDA Prime dry-aged steaks and stacks shellfish bouquets with lobster, oysters, and other marine delicacies flown in fresh daily. Savor classic cocktails or choose from an award-winning wine list, which includes Smith & Wollensky's exclusive Private Reserve Cuvée Meritage or Sauvignon Blanc. And if you want an excuse to linger, each location's resident Pastry Chef whips up mouthwatering specialty desserts, featuring the Gigantic Chocolate Cake and Coconut Layer Cake.