February 22, 2011
by Susan Stapleton
Culinary Treats: The Top 5 Gastro Pubs in Las Vegas
No. 1: Lagasse’s Stadium
Gastro pubs contain all the beer and good times you could want with a bar combined with high-end dining. The combination of these two concepts started in London but has made its way to Las Vegas to bring you find collections of beer to swig while you’re noshing on good eats. Here’s a look at the top five gastro pubs in Sin City.
Bam. Combine your love of drinking with good New Orleans cooking and even a bet or 10 on the game and you get Lagasse’s Stadium at the Palazzo. Try the Emeril’s Steak BAM’wich, a grilled prime 8-ounce sirloin on homemade herb Focaccia dressed with blue cheese slaw, balsamic-braised red onions and Emeril’s own steak sauce served with truffle parmesan potato wedges. You can start with dishes such as the grilled chicken or barbecue pork nachos or the Italian sausage arancini, crispy fried Italian sausage and mozzarella risotto balls with tomato basil dipping sauce. Then nibble on Lagasse favorites such as the Creole shrimp salad sandwich or the Creole rueben. More than 100 HDTVs surround the joint, along with sports betting stations, blackjack and craps tables, video poker machines, billiard tables and video arcade games.
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