A new brunch lands in Las Vegas with sangria and Mexican fare starting on Mother’s Day. Casa Calavera at Virgin Hotels unleashes La Mañana Brunch available on Sundays starting May 9.
Dishes include chorizo and egg tacos with Oaxaca cheese, potato, salsa verde, cilantro, greens, and pickled red onions; sweet corn tamales with piña colada sauce, mint-agave marinated berries, and whipped cream; huevos rancheros with three farm eggs, ranchero sauce, corn tortilla, Mexican rice, beans, and a choice of achiote chicken, shredded beef, or pork carnitas; and the Calavera breakfast plato with three farm eggs, applewood smoked bacon, poblano-onion breakfast potato, beans, and grilled telera bread. On the sweet side of the menu, a coconut and yogurt parfait with vanilla yogurt, mango and passion fruit compote, coconut, and granola; Juanito cakes stack with five yellow corn cakes served with whipped butter, maple syrup, chocolate sauce, and berry compote; and an acai and granola bowl including a superfruit smoothie, almond granola, banana, and seasonal berries.
Diners can order sangria towers with rotating seasonal fruity concoctions, bottomless mimosa and Bellini packages, or brunch-inspired cocktails such as a Michelada made with Modelo and Chamoy rim; Maria Maria prepared with Avion Silver, tomato, shrimp, and pickled vegetables; a Paloma with Don Fulano Silver, grapefruit juice, lime, agave, and grapefruit soda; and the Poinsettia prepared with Cointreau, cranberry juice, and sparkling wine.
Pro tip: request a seat on the patio overlooking the pool at Virgin Hotels.
Casa Calavera’s brunch service is available Sundays starting at 10 a.m. Reservations are recommended online or by calling 702-522-8000.
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