New Restaurants in Las Vegas for 2013 Tempt Taste Buds

Las Vegas is already one of the most exciting culinary destinations in the United States with establishments ranging from discount buffets to upscale gourmet spots that can eat up your whole budget if you’re not careful. But Vegas is never quite finished, and 2013 is another year where there will be plenty of shiny new attractions unveiled. Restaurants are no exception, and this article will explore some of the best ones to look out for.

New Restaurants Opening in Vegas in 2013

1. Japanese chef and restaurant owner Nobu Matsuhisa, who already has a restaurant at the Hard Rock Hotel as well as a number of Nobu branded spots around the world, is launching a highly-anticipated new project in Caesars Palace. The Nobu Restaurant and Lounge will be a feature of the brand-new Nobu Tower that will also operate as a hotel. This will be the largest Nobu Restaurant in the world, and its has been reported that Matsuhisa will even design the room service menu for hotel guests! (source).

2. The chef of the popular mobile Vegas restaurant Great Bao, which serves up delicious Chinese style Bao sandwiches on steamed buns, is up and running with a new concept. Sheridan Su is transitioning to the brick-and-mortar sit-down world with Fat Choy, a restaurant that will offer old favorites as well as exciting new culinary creations. It will be located at the Eureka Casino on E Sahara Ave.

3. There’s plenty of development going on in downtown Vegas and Downtown Grand, being built at 206 N. 3rd Street, the site of the old Lady Luck, will feature no fewer than 11 restaurants as well as 8 bars and a 35,00 foot casino (source). The property has been idle since 2006 and the new Downtown Grand is expected to open later in the year.

4. Banger Brewing, scheduled to open in March, will be a brew pub on Freemont Street.

There are also plenty of other new restaurants on the menu for 2013, including yet unnamed restaurants by Akira Bay, Shawn McClain and Tom Colicchio.

What new Las Vegas restaurants are you most looking forward to this year?

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