Tom Colicchio's Heritage Steak just opened on Monday at the Mirage, taking over the former Kokomo's space in the atrium. Here the focus is on cooking with an open flame.
In a press release, the Top Chef judge says "There's something inherently wholesome about cooking over an open flame. It preserves the integrity of each ingredient and enhances natural flavors. I'm excited to explore this time-honored way of cooking at Heritage Steak."
Here now, 11 things you need to know about Tom Colicchio's Heritage Steak.
1. The restaurant uses three types of grills to cook meats over an open flame — a charcoal grill, wood-burning oven and a Grillworks Infierno, dubbed "a versatile grill that also serves as a hearth, smoker, broiler and more."
2. The restaurant uses antibiotic-free meats.
3. Meats are sourced from U.S. ranchers such as Brandt Beef and Snake River Farms
4. Beverages here include a collection of rare and high-end whiskies.
5. The average check price was changed from $85 per person to $70 per person on the Mirage Website.
6. The lounge is open from 5 to 11 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 5 to 11:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
7. The restaurant is open daily from 5 to 10:30 p.m.
8. Bentel + Bentel designed the restaurant.
9. A photo mural featuring charred firewood is by photographer Amanda Weil.
10. Decor touches include a leather-clad wall and walnut-beamed ceiling.
11. Duck skewers, octopus, duck breast with duck chorizo and smoked peaches and New York strip steak with pepper chutney bordelaise are just some of the dishes on the menu.
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