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Controversial Milk Bar Pie Changes Its Name

Plus limited-edition dinners at Hakkasan, Shang Artisan Noodles, and Mott 32

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Milk Bar Pie at Milk Bar
Milk Bar Pie at Milk Bar
Milk Bar/Facebook

COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGASMilk Bar, the bakery and ice cream shop, decided to change the name of one of its most iconic dishes. Founder and pastry chef Christina Tosi opted to change the trademarked name of Crack Pie, one of the core recipes that rocketed Milk Bar to massive popularity, to Milk Bar Pie after increasing pressure from customers and the national food community. Tosi posted a message posted to Milk Bar’s public blog, explaining that “the old name was getting in the way” of the bakery’s core mission “to spread joy and inspire celebration.” [Eater]

WESTSIDEShang Artisan Noodle will release their über-popular spinach noodles exclusively April 21-27. Owner Sam Huang says, “Jade is known to be a lucky stone and brings the energy of love, wealth, and health. Shang will use premium ingredients to delight patrons with healthy spinach noodles, handcrafted with love by our skilled artisans, in order for our guests to feel spiritually wealthy while eating them.” Dishes range from $8.25 to $11.25 depending on the type of noodle dish. [EaterWire]

All That Dim Sum at Hakkasan
All That Dim Sum at Hakkasan
Hakkasan Group [Official Site]

MGM GRANDHakkasan, the Chinese restaurant, plans to serve All That Dim Sum, a Thursday night dinner party that starts at 10 p.m. for $70 and includes admission to the nightclub starting Thursday, April 25. The dinner includes canapes, dim sum, and desserts with a deejay. Crispy duck salad canape with pomelo, pomegranate, and pine nut; salt and pepper calamari; stir-fry mushroom lettuce wraps with pistachio and pine nut; wasabi prawn with tobiko; scallop shumai; tuna in a yellow tamarind mint sauce; asparagus prawn dumpling; and crispy morel mushroom puff with plum sauce make up the opening menu. [EaterWire]

PALAZZOMott 32, the Chinese restaurant, now has A Taste of Mott 32, a prix-fixe menu that also supports Southern Nevada’s only food bank, Three Square, through April 21. The special menu includes such Mott 32 favorites as hot and sour Iberico pork Shanghainese soup dumplings, 36-month acorn fed barbecue pluma Iberico pork, and Maine lobster fried rice for $88 per person plus an additional $48 for a wine pairing. [EaterWire]

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Mott 32

3325 Las Vegas Blvd. S. , Las Vegas, NV 89109

Hakkasan

3799 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 891-7888 Visit Website

Milk Bar

1 Brattle Street, , MA 02138 Visit Website

Shang Artisan Noodle

4983 West Flamingo Road, , NV 89103 (702) 888-3292 Visit Website

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