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Jaleo’s New Lunch and a Taste of Libertine Social

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Chelsea McManus

COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS — From noon to 4 p.m., guests can order a Spanish-style lunch of three to four tapas, $25 and $30 respectively, showcasing the unique small plates crafted by José Andrés at Jaleo. The menu includes Escalivada Catalana with open fire-roasted peppers, eggplant and sweet onions with Sherry dressing; Pulpo a Feira Maestro Alfonso with boiled octopus, peewee potatoes, pimento and olive oil; Mini Pepito de Ibérico, a Spanish mini burger made from the acorn-fed, black-footed ibérico pigs of Spain with ibérico bacon; Flan al estilo tradicional de mamá Marisa con espuma de crema Catalana, a classic Spanish flan with espuma of Catalan cream and oranges; and Helados y sorbetes caseros con carquinyolis, a choice of house-made ice cream or sorbets with a traditional Catalan crisp. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWN — Want a taste of Libertine Social, the new restaurant from Shawn McClain opening at Mandalay Bay in August? Head down to Downtown Las Vegas’ First Friday on Friday, July 1, for a taste of Merguez sausages served with chickpeas and chermoula, warm pretzels with Alpine cheese sauce; Belgian fries with garlic aioli; and oxtail sandwich with sweet and sour onions, arugula and citrus gremolata. [EaterWire]


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