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Akira Back’s Dosa Earns a Michelin Star

Plus, a ramen restaurant from Morimoto?

Akira Back
Akira Back

SEOUL, KOREADosa, the Korean restaurant from Las Vegas-based chef Akira Back, earned its first Michelin star from the guide this month. The former professional snowboarder turned chef has been on a tear lately opening restaurants in Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta and Delhi. In Las Vegas, he has Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant & Lounge at the Bellagio with Japanese fare and Kumi Japanese Restaurant &+ Bar at Mandalay Bay with his Korean-American twist on traditional Japanese dishes. [EaterWire]

LAS VEGASMasaharu Morimoto, who has his eponymous restaurant at the MGM Grand that just turned one, teases that he’s considering a ramen restaurant in Las Vegas. He tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he might open his New York Momosan Ramen & Sake in Las Vegas. “We’re negotiating,” he tells the newspaper. [LVRJ]

NEW YORK CITYChristina Tosi’s Milk Bar raised its first round of venture capitalist funding, which the pastry chef plans to use to expand into more cities nationwide. Tosi, who creates desserts for David Chang’s Momofuku, has a location at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, which opened last December. No word on how much capital she raised. [Eater]

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Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant & Bar

3600 Las Vegas Boulevard S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-693-8300 Visit Website

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

3708 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 698-7000 Visit Website


3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South, , NV 89109 (702) 698-2663 Visit Website

Milk Bar

100 Bellevue Square, , WA 98004 (425) 455-5800 Visit Website

Las Vegas

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3799 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 891-3001 Visit Website

Kumi Japanese Restaurant + Bar

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV