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Healthy Dishes at Society Cafe; Origin India Gets Happy

ENCORE LAS VEGAS — Kim Canteenwalla, the executive chef at Society Cafe, says he’s offering lighter and healthier options on his menu now. Now the restaurant offers Liquid Life, juices made with veggies. Guests can order a flight of them dubbed the Stop Light Flight. Other light fare includes caramelized seared scallops with pea puree, micro fennel, bacon and pistachio gremolata; black garlic prawns with young artichokes, ratatouille, charred tomato vinaigrette; the “Skinny” salad comprised of poached rock shrimp, Napa cabbage, arugula, radish, rice cracker, miso and yuzu dressing; and lime and cilantro lump crab salad with charred corn, jicama, hearts of palm, avocado and tomatillo salsa, among others; and a lobster fried rice side dish that is a far cry from the inherently oily versions frequently served at Chinese restaurants. [EaterWire]

MANDALAY BAY — Chef Rick Moonen of RM Seafood was one of four chefs to receive The Cutting Edge Award from the American Culinary Federation. The award is presented to culinary professionals in recognition of their leadership and service to the culinary profession. [EaterWire]

EASTSIDEOrigin India Restaurant and Bar has a new happy hour menu with everything priced under $6 weekdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Look for dishes such as Murgh Malai Tikka made with a chicken breast marinated with cheddar cheese and yogurt cooked in the tandoor; Kathi Rolls, a wrap with choice of chicken, lamb or paneer served with salad and chutney); Kalmi Kebab made with chicken drumsticks marinated with Indian spices and herbs cooked in the tandoor; and Samosa Chaat, crispy fried samosas served with chickpeas. All beer, wine and well alcohol for also goes for 50 percent off. [EaterWire]
Society Cafe [Photo: Encore Las Vegas]

RM Seafood

3930 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89119 702-632-9300 Visit Website

Society Cafe

3131 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-248-3463 Visit Website