Vegas Seven

Restaurant Awards

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    We’re So Over It

    All the items from the restaurant world that we can do without.

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    Best Restaurant Design

    Pubs are all the rage on the Strip, but none capture the quirky elegance of their origins like this one, designed by California-based EDG Interior Architecture + Design.

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    Best Obscure Ethnic Dish

    The term “Hakka” refers to the people who have migrated from the southeastern provinces of China, adopting their food culture wherever they landed.

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    Best Sommelier

    Nick Hetzel of Sage has the rather impressive distinction of being the only one of 70 candidates in this country to pass this year’s prestigious master sommelier exam, an honor he shares with one of our past winners in this category, Kevin Vogt of Delmonico.

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    Best Downtown Restaurant

    Downtown has a new star in its ever brighter dining constellation. Joe Vicari, a Michigan restaurateur with dining rooms scattered around Detroit, is the genius behind this clubby, atmospheric restaurant at The D (short for, in case you didn’t know, Detroit).

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    Best Foodie Strip Mall

    Imagine finding five of our best and most unusual Asian restaurants in one strip mall. That’s the case with Mountain View Plaza, located on the east side of Jones Boulevard, just north of Chinatown’s main drag, Spring Mountain Road.

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    Best Ramen Restaurant

    You now need more than two hands to count the ramen shops in Las Vegas on your fattened-up fingers, so it’s no wonder that a few of the establishments not in Chinatown or run by celebrity chefs are flying under the radar.

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    Best Garnish

    As if the roasted foie gras here wasn’t bomb enough, chef Brian Howard somehow managed to make it dynamite.

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    Best Dessert

    There are incarnations of the traditional English dessert at all of Ramsay’s restaurants here, each of which begins with rich, spongy date cake soaked with toffee sauce.

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    RIP: Rest(aurants) In Peace

    This burger-and-beer joint was unceremoniously shuttered along with its big sister, First Food & Bar, in favor of celebrity-chef burgers and beers.

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    Best Pizzeria

    So what does a James Beard Award winner do after he’s conquered steakhouse, vegetarian fare and contemporary American cuisine?

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    Best Egg Dish

    The impeccable technique of Joël Robuchon has brought the world many dishes that rise above those of his colleagues, such as his famous mashed potatoes and his amazing langoustine ravioli.

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    Best Mexican

    This little gem up in the far north side of the Valley is often overlooked, but good prices, hearty portions and honest home-style cooking make Leticia’s worth the drive.

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    Best Place to Make Special Requests

    Omakase, or the chef’s choice menu, is an integral part of the Japanese culinary experience, and Akira Back (pictured) has not only embraced it in his two Strip restaurants—Yellowtail at Bellagio and Kumi in Mandalay Bay—he has redefined it.

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    Best Bar Bite

    These mini grilled cheeses at the newly opened cocktail bar at the Four Seasons are little slices of heaven.