Alex Stratta won two Michelin stars at the Wynn, but apparently the margins weren’t sufficient to keep the star chef in business.
After a great run, the seminal American chef will close his eponymous restaurant at Caesars early in the first quarter, to be replaced by Gordon Ramsay’s gastropub.
Town Square fare
It was another dog-eat-dog year at this popular outdoor mall. So long to Lolita’s, the Mexican restaurant and nightclub; The Grape, another Las Vegas wine bar that bit the dust; Cadillac Ranch, which was dead on arrival (though the décor will live on at the new tenant, Ranch House Kitchen).
Nora’s Wine Bar
It seemed like a good idea during the boom days at the turn of the century, but Las Vegas just doesn’t support this concept like big-city markets do.
A victim of the recession, Michael and Wendy Jordan’s place will be remembered as one of the city’s best all-time neighborhood restaurants.