Grand Opening of Chosun Hwaro & Nara Teppan Korean BBQ Restaurant at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.
By S.P. – A great experience with a lot of variety.
The restaurant marks the first U.S. restaurant from parent company Ebadom, which already operates more than 200 restaurants in Korea and China.
One side of the restaurant that sits on Harmon Avenue next to Nacho Daddy and Buffalo Wild Wings offers Korean barbecue grilled at the table. Chosun Hwaro features overhead air vents at each seat in the dining room, where staff prepare Korean galbi dishes using brisket, prime rib-eye steak, short ribs, and pork belly. Diners can order bibimbap, a kimchi stew with pork, and buckwheat noodle dishes, along with sushi, rolls, and sashimi.
The other side of the 13,000-square-foot dining room features Nara Teppan with “thrilling teppanyaki shows” hosted by staff juggling cutlery and preparing dishes. The $58 Nara special features filet mignon, chicken, and lobster.
Diners on either side can order sushi, sashimi, and sushi rolls such as the volcanic yellowtail roll with spicy yellowtail, cucumber, micro cilantro, sliced jalapeño, and ponzu sauce or a creamy crunch roll with cream cheese, avocado, shrimp tempura, crab, eel sauce, and sweet mayo.
Both sides also offer a full soju and sake menu. Specialty cocktails include the Knight’s Voyage made with Tanqueray Rangpur gin, Aperol, house-made orange bitters, and lemon juice.
Chosun Hwaro & Nara Teppan, Miracle Mile Shops, 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-369-9637. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Savors Of The Strip
By S.P. – Come with an appetite!
It was such a wonderful delicious experience to take the “Savors of the Strip” by Lipsmacking Foodie Tours on Thursday, May 9th in Las Vegas.
The tour began in front of the arched waterfall outside the Aria Resort & Casino and included 4 top restaurants, and a little bit of history. As we stopped at Retrospecs & Co. located at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas were we got a tour of old preserved sunglasses, manufactured during the 1870s-1970s. (An interesting perk)
The first stop was BARDOT Brasserie, which served us:
Wild burgundy snails, Toasted hazelnuts chartreuse garlic butter, Puff pastry shells.
KING CRAB CAESAR
Belgian endive, Wild caught king crab, Parmesan bread crumb, Caper aioli, Herbed bread cumbs.
ROASTED FRENCH CHICKEN DIP
Gruyere cheese, Mushroom bread pudding, Greenbeans, Vin jaune au jus
Our second stop was Julian Serrano, which served us Tapas and Paella.
Valenciana, chicken, Spanish pork choizo, Vegetables, saffron
Spanish croquetas, Chicken bechamel, Tuna cones, Ahi tartare cucumbers, Cripy won ton, Avocado, Ponzu, Stuffed dates, Nedjool dates, Goat cheese, Bacon, Apple puree.
The third stop was Estiatorio Milos (my favorite) which served us a delicious Greek Salad, Octopus and Milos Special.
THE GREEK SALAD
Vine ripe tomatoes, Extra virgin olive oil, Barreel-Aged feta.
Sushi quality mediterranean octopus grilled, Santorini fava.
Lightly Fried Zucchini, Eggplant, Tzatziki & Kefalograviera Cheese
The finally stop was Cucina by Wolfgang Puck which served us delicious yummy sweats with a choice of coffee.
LIMONCELLO PANNA COTTA
House made limoncello, Amaretti cookie crumble
Expresso Soaked Ladyfingers, Mascarpone mousse
Pistachio ricotta cream filling
Brownie, hazelnut crunch, dark chocolate mousse
This tour is great for Locals and Tourists who want to experience some of the Top Restaurants, Las Vegas has to offer.
ABOUT LIPSMACKIN FOODIE TOURS:
The hip and trendy SUR in West Hollywood has launched a new weekend brunch menu.
For over a decade, SUR has reigned supreme on Robertson as the hottest spot in West Hollywood. Lisa Vanderpump’s Sexy Unique Restaurant has since skyrocketed in popularity thanks to the owner’s appearance on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and then it’s own spin-off “Vanderpump Rules.” Up until recently, you had to wait until the evening hours to visit SUR but now you can get your Brunch appetite on during the weekend.
A special brunch was held on Saturday, September 15th in the relaxing and beautiful outdoor lounge Area. Hosted by husband and wife team Guillermo and Natalie Zapata. The menu was prepared by Chef Joe Martinez which includes: Frittata and Vegetable Omelets, Linguini Primavera, Blue Cheeseburger and Vegan Burger, Italian Chicken Milanese and Crispy French Toast which can be paired with various drinks such as Mimosa’s, Parisian Pear Martini, Bloody Mary and the Homemade White Sangria.
I choose the Ahi Tuna Tartar for an Appetizer and the Vegetarian Omelet for the main course and the Blackberry Cobbler (to die for) for dessert paired with the SUR Mimosa and the Strawberry Gimlet. It was delicious and all the portion are big so if you order anything from the Brunch menu come with a big appetite.
SUR Restaurant is located at:
612 N.Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA
Open 7 days a week for dinner
Brunch-Saturday/Sunday 11 am to 3 pm
Happy Hour-5 to 7 pm weekdays