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Chao, Chennai, India

Chao, Chennai, India

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Chao is a relative newcomer on the Chennai dining scene. Located on North Boag road in T Nagar, this food spot offers a rather extensive menu from South East Asia focusing on Thai, Singaporean & Vietnamese cuisine.

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Tableau, The Wynn, Las Vegas

Tableau, The Wynn, Las Vegas

 

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Food: ☆☆☆

Service: ☆☆

Ambiance: ☆☆☆

Cost: $$$$

Must try: Ahi Tuna Tartare, Open Faced Dungness Crab Club Sandwich

Tableau might be one of the best-kept secrets at the Wynn.

This elegantly whimsical restaurant is tucked away in a serene corner of the Wynn Hotel. Overlooking a pool and garden, Tableau offers a luxurious breakfast and lunch menu. The food here is top-notch as is the service and the prices.

Known for its Saturday and Sunday brunch – Tableau really offers a wonderful respite from the brisk pulse of the Vegas beat.

Here is some of what we ate:

 

Ahi Tuna Tartare

 

Open Faced Dungness Crab Club Sandwich

 

Grilled Vegetable Salad

 

Chocolate Dessert

 

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* Restaurant Name
Tableau
* Overall
★★★☆☆
* Neighborhood / Cuisine
American New
* Street Address
3131 S Las Vegas Blvd , Las Vegas, NV 89109
* Phone
(702) 770-3330
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Bouchon, Las Vegas, NV

Bouchon, Las Vegas, NV

 

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Food: ☆☆☆

Service: ☆☆

Ambiance: ☆☆☆

Cost: $$$$

Must try: Beignets de Brandade de Morue, Quiche

Bouchon is housed at the Venetian and is known for its clever interpretations of classic French bistro cuisine.

Thomas Keller is a food icon and eating at Bouchon, which is based on his Napa Valley bistro, was one of the most anticipated events of my trip to Vegas.

Unfortunately my experience turned out to be a rather lackluster one. I think it was more to do with the service versus just the food.

Our server was rather edgy which really took away from the kind of comfort and ease I expected the evening to present.

The food was definitely good but nothing blew me away. I thought the appetizers proved to be better than the entrees. The quiche was amazing as were the cod fritters.

However, overall I was disappointed as I had much higher expectations from a Thomas Keller restaurant. I would go back to give it a fair chance – perhaps for lunch next time.

 

Here is some of what we ate:

 

Quiche du Jour

 

Beignets de Brandade de Morue

 

Gigot d’Agneau

 

Confit d’Esturgeon

 

Truite Amandine

 

Île Flottante

 

Tarte au Citron

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* Restaurant Name
Bouchon Bistro
* Overall
★★★☆☆
* Neighborhood / Cuisine
French
* Street Address
3355 Las Vegas Boulevard S , Las Vegas, NV 89109
* Phone
(702) 414-6200
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Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare, Wynn Hotel, Las vegas

Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare, Wynn Hotel, Las vegas

 

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Food: ☆☆☆☆ ½

Service: ☆☆☆☆☆

Ambiance: ☆☆☆☆ ½

Cost: $$$$

Must try:  Lasagnette, Special Mediterranean Fish

The Wynn offers some fabulous dinning options but perhaps the jewel in its crown is award winning Chef Paul Bartolotta’s eponymous restaurant Bartolotta, Ristorante di Mare.

When it comes to quality there are no expenses spared at Bartolotta. This Italian seafood gem has its crustaceans and fish flown in straight from the Mediterranean a few times a week, which offers diners signature items such as orata, purple snapper and pale pink langoustines. The food is outstanding – one of my favorites was the pink shrimp and the lasagnette.

Bartolotta is not just about the food though. Their service is just as flawless as the meal. The servers tend to patron’s needs with tremendous care, weaving in and out of the dining experience with deft expertise.

At Bartolotta you pay top dollar for an extraordinary experience. I think it is well worth the splurge for those really special occasions.

 

Here is some of what we ate:

 

Buffalo Mozzarella

 

Special Grilled Shrimp

 

Spaghetti All’ Astice

 

Lasagnette Con Ragu di Crostacei

 

Summer Rissotto

 

Branzino

 

Vegetables

 

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* Restaurant Name
Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare
* Overall
★★★☆☆
* Neighborhood / Cuisine
Italian
* Street Address
3131 S Las Vegas Blvd , Las Vegas, NV 89109
* Phone
(702) 770-3463
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Wynn Buffet, Las Vegas,NV

Wynn Buffet, Las Vegas,NV

 

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Food: ☆☆☆ 1/2 

Service: ☆☆☆

Ambiance: ☆☆☆☆

Cost: $$$

All buffets are not made equally and the Wynn Buffet is certainly many cuts above the rest!!

I am not a fan of buffets and find that generally they are filled with un-thoughtful, generic dishes to please the hungry masses. The buffet at the Wynn however proves to be very different.

Set in a whimsical dining room within a bright atrium, filled with multicolored fruits and flowers, the offerings are unbelievable in variety, quality and flavor. It took me a good 10 minutes just to walk the buffet to wrap my head around all the options I had.

Fresh salads, soups, seafood, meats, vegetables, sushi, Chinese food, hand pulled noodles, Mexican options, Italian food, vegetables galore, live cooking stations – a room full of desserts…the list just goes on and on and on.

The buffet at the Wynn is priced a little higher than others but for this quality of food – I would say that it’s worth every penny!

Here is some of what we ate:

 

 

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* Restaurant Name
The Buffet
* Overall
★★★☆☆
* Neighborhood / Cuisine
American Traditional
* Street Address
3131 S Las Vegas Boulevard , Las Vegas, NV 89109
* Phone
(702) 770-3463
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Jaleo by José Andrés,Las Vegas, NV

Jaleo by José Andrés,Las Vegas, NV

 

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Food: ☆☆☆

Service: ☆☆

Ambiance: ☆☆☆

Cost: $$$

Must try: Patatas Bravas, Setas al ajillo con La Serena, Espinacas a la Catalana, Patatas Bravas

 

José Andrés  is the culinary mastermind who is credited with bringing authentic Spanish cuisine and the concept of Tapas to the United States.

At Jaleo, which is at the Cosmopolitan in Vegas, Andrés along with Chef Ramon Martinez, offers a delightful blitz of fantastic small plates showcasing the very best of Spanish cuisine.

Andrés has created a remarkable paella pit at Jaleo, lit by all wood fires, which flavors their delicious paella of the night.

The menu is extensive offering over 70 options to diners to pick from. Each dish delights in different ways as do the wonderful drinks. The service at Jaleo is just as charming as the food is. For me, this was a perfect Vegas food spot to kick off an evening of fun.

Here is some of what we ate:

 

Jaleo Bramble

 

Gambas Al Ajillo

 

Espinacas a la Catalana

 

Setas al ajillo con La Serena

 

Patatas Bravas

 

Tortillas de patatas clasica

 

Pollastre amb Escamarlans

 

Paella de verduras de Temporada

 

Gin and Tonic Sorbet

 

Flan al estilo

 

 

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* Restaurant Name
Jaleo by José Andrés
* Overall
★★★☆☆
* Neighborhood / Cuisine
Spanish
* Street Address
3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South , Las Vegas, NV 89109
* Phone
(702) 698-7950
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