Pumpkin, But Hold the Spice Latte

Treats to try in the spirit of fall

We’ve all had enough pumpkin spice lattes for many falls to come, so this season, dig deeper and check out a few unconventional variations of the autumnal favorite found across the Valley.

Pumpkin Flatbread, La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas

Jim Decker

La Cave Pumpkin Flatbread

Savory and sweet, La Cave’s Pumpkin Flatbread blends pumpkin pie purée, arugula and aged goat cheese—topped with salty, crispy prosciutto. The familiarity of flatbread collides with the traditional flavors of fall in this unexpected yet inviting dish. wynnlasvegas.com/dining/casualdining/lacave

Pumpkin Milkshake, MB Steak at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Head over to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s steakhouse for pumpkin cheesecake ice cream topped with whipped cream and homemade pumpkin pie. mbsteaklv.com

Caramel Pumpkin Pancakes, Northside Café and Chinese Kitchen at SLS Las Vegas

Who said pumpkin was just for dessert? Why not try it first thing. Get out of bed and dig into this breakfast staple that showcases pumpkin, whipped cream and streusel. slslasvegas.com

PSL Pizza at Metro Pizza

While the “PSL” obviously stands for “pumpkin spice latte,” don’t get it twisted: This pizza is anything but cliche. Created by Metro Pizza chef and partner Chris Decker, this pie includes a three-day fermented crust, butternut squash, roasted apple, whipped goat cheese, toasted pepitas and a drizzle of walnut oil. Now serving through the end of the month. Metro Pizza Northwest, 6720 Sky Pointe Dr., metropizza.com

Pumpkin Butterscotch Bread Pudding, Bravo Cucina Italiana at Galleria at Sunset

Move over, pumpkin pie: Until October 29, the Italian eatery offers this homestyle treat, served with vanilla bean gelato, caramel, candied pecans, anglaise and cinnamon. bravoitalian.com

Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Chai and Pumpkin Spice Black Tea at Sheffield Spice and Tea Co.  

For something warm as it gets chilly outside, try this specialty tearoom for bevies blended just for the season. The pumpkin spice black tea contains hints of cinnamon and pumpkin for a harvest-inspired taste. And the chai mixture pairs perfectly with the short story and its namesake, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” 9875 S. Eastern Ave., sheffieldspices.com