A Weekend Getaway: Vegas Style

This past weekend Mr. Handsome and I jumped on a plane and made our way down to Vegas for an action packed mini vacation.

Action Packed.  Three nights and four days, meant we were going to jam is as many activities as possible.

Black Friday Shopping
Justin Timberlake @ MGM

Moustache Dache Run in Downtown Vegas
Dinner @ Bouchon
Jim Gaffigan @ Mirage

Football Sunday @ Lagasse's Stadium
Dinner @ Nobu
Shania Twain @ Caesars

Patio Lunch @ Mon Ami Gabi

Here is a look at how we occupied ourselves in a town known for great food and epic shows, with a couple extra photos thrown in for good measure.

I apologize in advance if this post makes you hungry.  Trust me when I tell you the food did not disappoint.

homemade bread w/ pistachios and butter
moules | maine bouchot mussels steamed in white wine, butter & saffron
choux de bruxelles | sauteed brussels sprouts and orchard apples
steak frites | pan-seared 9oz flat iron, caramelized shallots, maitre d hotel butter, served with french fries & black truffles
vanilla bean creme brûlée 
lobster & salmon sashimi tacos
 yellowtail w/ jalapeño | yuzu soy sauce, cilantro & garlic
 salmon sashimi
steamed edamame
 spicy tuna & avocado roll, yellowtail & jalapeño roll, fluke sashimi w/ scallion & chilied daikon
 black cod miso
 shrimp tempura roll, jackfish sashimi
chocolate pizza | hazelnuts & roasted marshmallows
 chipotle chicken avocado |  grilled chicken, cheddar, bacon, avocado, lettuce, & chipotle sauce
 hawaiian bbq | grilled chicken, ham, swiss, pineapple, & hawaiian bbq sauce
 ham & cheese crepe |  cornichons, dijon mustard
 beet & goat cheese salad | grapefruit, arugula, walnuts
 profiteroles |  pate a choux filled with vanilla ice cream & a double fudge sauce

Until next time....


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