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Pizza Stalwart Naked City Closes Its Fremont East Location

Plus El Dorado Cantina expands to Miami, Freed’s celebrates 60 years, and more

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EL CORTEZNaked City Pizza closed its location inside the casino over the weekend. Owner Christopher Palmeri wrote on Facebook: “My brother and I would like to inform everyone that we have closed our El Cortez location this weekend. This is a decision we have thought about for over a long time and we did not take it lightly. The El Cortez, the owners of the hotel and it’s staff were amazing to work with and we appreciate everything they did with us and the opportunity to be in this classic Vegas casino. We mainly made this decision because it was taking a large toll on my brother and I. We were very ambitious over the past five years and we’ve enjoyed every location we have had but in the end we needed to make a decision that was best for us and our families. We want to thank every customer that ever ordered a slice from us, we truly appreciate your patronage. Our other 4 locations are remaining open and we are excited to see what the future holds for those locations.We again thank our loyal regulars and all of our guests.” [Facebook]

MIAMIEl Dorado Cantina now has a location on Miami Beach’s Ocean Drive. Dubbed El Dorado 305, the Mexican restaurant teamed with Pitbull, the brand ambassador for iLov305, on the new restaurant that serves organic, non-GMO ingredients, as well as grass-fed beef, farm-raised fish, and free-range chicken. El Dorado Cantina sits next to Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club in Las Vegas, with a second location opening at Tivoli Village this fall. [EaterWire]

LAS VEGASFreed’s Bakery, a staple in Las Vegas since 1959, celebrates 60 years with a cupcake happy hour from noon to 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, through Friday, Nov. 22. Select cupcake flavors go for 60 cents at Freed’s Bakery, located at 9815 S Eastern Ave., and both Freed’s Dessert Shops, located at 6475 N. Decatur Blvd. and 10870 W. Charleston Blvd. #110. Signature cupcake flavors include red velvet with cream cheese icing, and chocolate and vanilla cupcakes with buttercream icing. [EaterWire]

NEW YORK — The New York City Council voted to ban foie gras sales, a measure that goes into effect in three years. California already banned foie gras, a law enacted in 2012, repealed in 2015, and then banned again in 2017. [Eater NY]

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Tivoli Village

400 South Rampart Boulevard, , NV 89145 (702) 534-0000 Visit Website

Naked City Pizza

600 e Fremont Street, , NV 89101 (702) 474-3677 Visit Website

Freed's Bakery

9815 South Eastern Avenue, , NV 89183 (702) 456-7762 Visit Website

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El Dorado Cantina

430 South Rampart Boulevard, , NV 89145 (702) 333-1112 Visit Website