Eataly finally arrives in Las Vegas, taking over 40,000 square feet at the front of the Park MGM. The space features six takeaway counters, a café, three bars, an educational chef’s table, two restaurants, and 5,000-plus retail products.
New for Las Vegas, home to the sixth Eataly in the United States, Cucina del Mercato, or Kitchen of the Market, with an open, counter-to-table space, a first for an Eataly in the U.S. Six different fresh counters offer opportunities to shop and eat.
La Macelleria: Butcher & Kitchen brings the meat, and shoppers can watch the chefs prepare and bring it home to cook. This counter also has small plates and grilled specialties, as well as house-made sausages and traditional dry-aged beef. A small selection of Italian wines and beers are also on hand to pair.
La Salumeria: Cheesemonger & Kitchen features meats and cheeses from Italy and the United States.
La Pizzeria: Roman Handcrafted Pizza alla Pala features dense, long-rising dough, stretched on a wooden paddle and then topped with seasonal ingredients.
La Pescheria: Fishmonger & Kitchen brings sustainable fish served as small plates and seafood pasta, as well as daily catches that diners can bring home to prepare. La Pescheria also will carry a daily selection of seasonal oysters, as well as pesce crudo, Italian ceviche, served with extra virgin olive oil and sea salt.
Italian Street Food: Il Fritto, La Rosticceria, and Mozzarella Bar serves typical street food specialties from Italy in three areas: Il Fritto, offering lightly fried bites such as arancini and fried seafood; La Rosticceria, serving rotisserie roast chickens, seasonal vegetables, and panini; and Mozzarella Bar, offering house-made mozzarella favorites.
La Pasta Fresca: Market & Kitchen offers a fresh pasta counter with varieties kneaded, rolled, cut, and formed into intricate shapes by hand. Each pasta type is inspired by the traditions of a different Italian region, paired with traditional sauces made from fresh, seasonal ingredients. Seasonally, shoppers can order fresh black and white truffles by the gram.
Three new bars highlight Italian cocktails and spirits, as well as one of the largest selections of Italian wines in the U.S.
Gran Caffè Milano serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and everything in between, and plans to stay open overnight.
L’Aperitivo sits by the main entrance of the store, featuring a selection of Italian drinks including the Venetian aperol spritz and a Negroni and all its variations.
L’Enoteca serves more than 80 regional Italian wines by the glass or bottle, craft cocktails, and Amari (Italian bitters).
Manzo, which will open Jan. 23, and La Pizza e La Pasta bring sit-down fare, while Pizza Alla Pala By the Slice and La Pasticceria (pastry shop), Caffé Lavazza, and Il Gelato, I Cannoli, Nutella for Eataly, or Il Cioccolato Venchi round out the dining options.
The marketplace offers pastas, grains, sauces, olive oils, and more imported from Italy, as well as Eataly-branded apparel, housewares, and keepsakes.
The Chef’s Table near the front of Eataly and the entrance from the Strip gives shoppers a chance to watch experts in various departments make fresh pasta, bread, gelato, mozzarella, and more. The location also will feature an interactive experience with Chef’s Table through live culinary demonstrations showcasing Italian cooking traditions ranging from how to shape gnocchi to understanding the difference between Toscana and Sicilia extra virgin olive oil.
The wine shop and tasting table carries more than 400 Italian wine labels, hailing from all 20 regions in Italy. Visitors can taste wines for free at a sampling table called La Bottega del Vino, where twine-by-the-glass selections are poured through an enomatic wine preservation system.
Eataly, Park MGM, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702-730-7777. Market open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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