Il Chianti Italian
Address: 72 West Horizon Ridge Parkway, Suite 100, Henderson
Status: Open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Promising a dining experience of "casual elegance," former Ventano Italian Grill & Seafood executive chef Rudy Janeo Jr. has launched his Il Chianti Italian restaurant in south east Henderson
The 2,000-square-foot space fills the shuttered Rosarita's Beach Taco Shop corner spot at the Black Mountain Marketplace retail center at the corner of Horizon and Horizon Ridge, close to Wahoo's Fish Tacos and Naga Thai Dining.
On the menu, discover dishes such as the $14 bocconcini d'agnello in padella, "grilled marinated baby lamb chops on sizzling skillet," the $7 zuppa di vongole Pier 13, "creamy little neck clams, pancetta,Yukon Gold potato," the $19 risotto alla Milanese, made with "imported risotto, onion, olive oil, peas,crisp pancetta, saffron," the cioppino alla livornese priced at $28, "lobster tail, clams, mussels, salmon, shrimp, sea scallop, calamari in a tomato clam juice" and chicken or veal prepared Vesuvio, Parmesan, Marsala, pizzaioli and prosciutto style, all for $25 per dish.
Current listed hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, with future breakfast service in the works.