Hanukkah starts at sundown on Saturday, Dec. 24, and for eight days, the Festival of Lights brings dreidels, oil-based foods such as doughnuts and latkes and lighting the menorah. Why not celebrate by trying some of the traditional Jewish dishes that go along with these holidays? Here, a look at where to celebrate Hanukkah with food in Las Vegas.
Crush at the MGM Grand will serve a braised veal shank served with apple latkes and horseradish sour cream, priced at $26.
At La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway at Wynn Las Vegas has crispy duck breast with sweet potato latkes and purple potatoes, priced at $19. Additionally, La Cave will bring back its signature Hanukkah cocktail, Eight Crazy Nights, made with Blue Curacao, Liquor 43, crème de menthe and egg whites.
Hexx Chocolate & Confexxions at Paris Las Vegas is now Kosher certified. The Las Vegas-based artisan chocolate maker, with dark and milk chocolates made from cacao beans grown in six different countries, has received its certification in time to honor Hanukkah.
At Andiron at Downtown Summerlin, matzo ball soup with chicken broth and braise vegetables goes for $10, Grandma Rose’s slow-roasted brisket with honey glazed carrots, tzimmes androasted potatoes costs $31 and Andiron jelly doughnuts with vanilla sugar go for $10.
Honey Salt has slow-roasted short rib with honey-roasted carrot tzimmes and fingerling potatoes for $29, potato latkes with applesauce for $11 and Hannukah doughnuts for $9.
All buffets at Station Casinos have a Hanukkah menu that includes brisket, roasted chicken, potato latkes, matzo ball soup, potato and apple kugel, tzimmes, honey and ginger salmon, roasted beets with carrots and jelly doughnuts.