Melinda Sheckells, lifestyle and entertainment expert and editor of OffTheStrip.com, shares recommendations on what to eat and drink this week in Las Vegas.
Tao Launches Sushi Box Delivery
Chic Asian Bistro Tao at The Grand Canal Shoppes in The Venetian is now offering yummy sushi boxes for pick up or delivery through Postmates and Uber Eats. The $75 chef selection box comes packed with $100 in fresh seafood with two signature sushi rolls, nine pieces of nigiri or sashimi, two pieces of spicy tuna on crispy rice, two pieces of spicy yellowtail on crispy rice and more. The sushi box can also be customized with ala carte ordering options.
Takeaway from at Bazaar Meat by Chef José Andrés
Indulge in one of Las Vegas’ best restaurants from home with a large-format meal from Bazaar Meat by Chef José Andrés at Sahara Las Vegas. Serving up to three people, the menu ranges in price from $100 to $170 depending on the type of meat you select including strip loin and wagyu brisket. Each is accompanied by appetizers such as modern and traditional olives, gazpacho Algeciras, Not Your Everyday caprese salad, sliced jamon and salamis, Rossejat paella-style pasta with morcilla and the famous buttered potato puree, plus more. Order online at saharalasvegas.com/bazaartakeaway [saharalasvegas.com] and orders are accepted up until at least one hour in advance, with pickup between 4 and 9:30 p.m., Friday through Sunday. To pick up, pull up to the main valet and text the restaurant upon arrival. Bazaar Meat is also doing a $95 Christmas Eve menu for pick up from noon to 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve. It’s available with 24 hour advance notice.
The $5 Meal Program
7th & Carson Restaurant in Downtown Las Vegas hosts a boxed meal program that gives chef prepared meals to various homeless and food insecure outreach organizations. The organizations then distribute the meals directly to families and individuals in need. 7th & Carson works with: Caridad Gardens, Kyler’s Kicks, Young and Empowered, Vegas Roots and Food Not Bombs.
Meals are available by placing an order at 7thandCarson.com and selecting the $5 Meal Program as your item for curbside pick up. The restaurant will work with the participating organizations that week to deliver your meals to individuals and families in the city of Las Vegas.
With the help of our community members and local businesses 7th & Carson has been able to give over 5,000 meals this year and hopes to continue the program as long as they can.