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Where To Get Your Lunch On During Restaurant Week

August 10, 2011 at 12:06 PM | by | ()

Less than three weeks are left to finish the planning for Restaurant Week. Now that the stats are covered and the limited breakfast and late night options spelled out, we move onto lunch recommendations, offered in two tiers of $20.11 and $30.11.

Same rules apply: we slice through old standbys, consider new spots worth checking out, and, most importantly, look for a decent Restaurant Week deal:

LUNCH FOR $20.11

Cafe Vettro
Where: Aria
First Course: Vettro Salad or Cup of Daily Soup
Second Course: Grilled Reuben Sandwich or Grilled Marinated Chicken Breast Sandwich, both with French Fries
Third Course: Vanilla, Chocolate or Strawberry or Ice Cream

Nine Fine Irishmen
Where: New York New York
First Course: Mixed Green Salad or Colcannon Soup
Second Course: Corned Beef Sandwich or Fish and Chips
Third Course: Bread and Butter Pudding or Funnel Sticks Funnel w/ vanilla caramel, chocolate Guinness and strawberry puree dipping sauces

Bar + Bistro
Where: Downtown Vegas, 107 E. Charleston Boulevard
First Course: Roasted Tomato Soup with sweet basil, lemongrass, ginger, sofrito
Second Course: B + B Salad: Organic greens, tomatoes, olives, avocado, citrus vinaigrette
Third Course: Cubano Panini: Black forest ham, roasted pork, Swiss, pickles, mojo mayo

LUNCH FOR $30.11

Julian Serrano
Where: Aria
First Course: Choice of
· Lobster Gazpacho: Traditional Chilled Spanish Soup with Lobster Meat
· Stuffed Piquillo Peppers w/ Goat Cheese, Mushrooms
· Stuffed dates w/ Almond, Applewood Bacon, Spicy Piquillo Pepper Sauce
Second Course: Choice of
· Grilled Angus Flat Iron Steak w/ Japanese Eggplant, Mushroom Demi
· Salmon with Truffle Béchamel, Portobello Mushroom
Third Course: Choice of
· Flan: Crème Custard, Frutas Del Bosque
· Santiago’s Cake: Almond Cake, Turrón Ice Cream, Candied Almonds
· Churros: Fried Spanish Pastries, Spicy Hot Chocolate

Todd English's Olives
Where: Bellagio
First Course: Choice of
· Grilled Shrimp Cocktail w/ House Made Rémoulade, Chiffonnade Butter Lettuce, Preserved Lemon Confetti
· Wild Mushroom Tart w/ Herbed Goat Cheese, Caramelized Red Onions, Black Truffle Essence, Parsley Butter
· Crispy Pork Riblets: Gingered BBQ, Mustard Braised Cabbage, Organic Frisée
Second Course: Choice of
· Pacific White Fish w/ Creamy Chive Risotto, Roasted Baby Carrots, Lemon Butter Emulsion
· Skirt Steak Frites w/ Spicy Broccoli Rabe, Vidalia Onion Marmalade, Watercress, Lemon Vinaigrette, OLiVES Fries
· Chicken & Vegetable Lasagna w/ Roasted Tomato Purée, Seasonal Vegetables, Whipped Ricotta Cheese, Toasted Bread Crumbs, Mozzarella Fondue
Third Course: Seasonal Sorbet Trio w/ Fresh Fruit or Vanilla Semifreddo: Marble Cake, Chocolate Sauce, Fresh Strawberries

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill
Where: MGM Grand
First Course: Zucchini Basil Soup: Squash Blossom Beignet, Marinated Heirloom Tomatoes
Second Course: Sautéed Pacific Salmon: Seafood Bouillabaisse, Red Pepper Rouille, Saffron
Third Course: Strawberry Baked Alaska Lollipops: White Chocolate Cake, Strawberry Ice Cream, Caramelized Meringue

Restaurant Week runs August 29 to September 11. To check out all the available menus, visit HelpDineOutLV.org. And don't forget these tips we learned last year.

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