My husband and I went to Las Vegas last weekend for a little getaway before all the family events that were in our then-near-future (now past). We went with great intentions to hit up all the fancy restaurants we could handle. I made reservations at four restaurants. We made it to two of them. Not bad odds for Vegas, right?
Here they are, for your viewing and salivating enjoyment:
Mesa Grill @ Caesar's Palace Quite possibly our favorite place to splurge. Great cocktails (margaritas always, and mimosas at brunch), excellent food.
|Bacon and Hashbrown Quesadilla topped with a Fried Egg, Salsa, and Cotija Cheese, and Cilantro - to die for.|
|Blue Corn Waffle with Blackberries and Cream - delish!|
|Striploin Steak with Scrambled Eggs and a variety of toppings to make breakfast tacos - yum!|
|Onion Soup - full of gruyere cheese and dark carmelized onions. A bit salty, but really satisfying.|
|Blueberry French Toast, a side of scrambled eggs, and a decaf latte for hubby.|
|Moules Marinieres for me. So meaty, so good!|
|Moules aren't complete without Frites! These are super crispy and more like chips than fries.|
Hubert Keller's Burger Bar @ Mandalay Bay Resort It was...okay. Burgers, beer, and really good fried sides.
|Slightly disappointed in this place...the sliders were dry and didn't have much flavor. But Hubs' burger was good, as were the pepperjack potato popper-thingies. Probably won't go back to this place.|
|That dark stuff on the plate is hot fudge. Oh yeah.|
|Ok. Best sundae of my life. Vanilla and Coffee ice cream, bananas, and a SLICE OF PEANUT BUTTER PIE, topped with whipped cream, peanuts, and a cherry, of course.|
|No visit to Serendipity 3 is complete without a Frozen Hot Chocolate. This one was Amaretto flavored topped with candied almonds and cream. Decadent.|
And totally unrelated to food, we went to see the new Cirque du Soleil show, Immortal World Tour: Michael Jackson!! It was a really great show. Awesome acrobats, dancers, sets, and the music was, of course, nostalgic, thrilling, and a wonderful tribute to MJ. The King of Pop, oh yes, he was. Go see it if you have a chance...it's on tour now. :)