Even as the pandemic continues, Las Vegas managed to open two new casinos and keep the new restaurants opening on and off the Strip. Diners who want to experience something different and new should head to Boom Bang Fine Diner & Cocktails in Henderson with its fun take on diner fare, Aromi Italian Restaurant in Summerlin for two former pros from on the Strip, La Neta for a fun time with Mexican fare in Summerlin, or Peyote in Downtown Las Vegas for dishes cooked outdoors. On the Strip, two new Mexican restaurants broaden the depth of the city’s best from South of the Border, three new Italian restaurants change the feel of Mediterranean fare in the city, and a supper club brings nostalgia to the city. Here now are the 17 most important restaurant openings in 2021.
Masks are mandatory indoors in Nevada regardless of vaccination status, according to a state directive that went into effect on July 30, 2021. Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More