NORTH WEST – Bun Bun Chicken replaces the Shawarma House Mediterranean Grill with “hot, hot, hot” chicken and waffles, as well as grilled cheese sandwiches made with garlic butter, fried Cajun corn with parmesan and sandwiches with ice cream for dessert. The chicken wings come with gravy options like Buffalo sauce, honey sauce, and jalapeño ranch sauce. Bun Bun Chicken, 5861 W. Craig Road, 702-819-0785. Open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday and from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
CHINESE DISTRICT – Banana Leaf Cafe offers a menu of Malaysian dishes at Shanghai Plaza. Try dishes like chow kueh teow, kang kung, and asam laksa. Hainan chicken with rice, Chilean sea bass and Malaysian-style eggplant or green beans are huge hits. Banana leaf coffee, Shanghai Plaza, 4276 Spring Mountain Road, 702-889-8000. Open every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
SPRING VALLEY – Potbelly opens its second location north of the 215 at the Rainbow Boulevard exit on Tuesday August 10. The first 100 people to visit on opening day will receive a free skinny sandwich. After the first 100 visitors, all customers who visit in the first week will receive a free soft drink with the purchase of a sandwich or salad. This is the second store under a franchise development agreement for 10 locations in the Las Vegas market. It joins the Henderson location on St. Rose Parkway which opened last December. Potbelly sandwich shop, 6580 S Rainbow Blvd., 702-992-3562. Open from 10:30 am to 10 pm every day.
CITY CENTER – Rachel’s Kitchen has opened its eighth location in Las Vegas. The company delayed opening for a year due to the pandemic. The new location on the west side of the children’s park offers all-day breakfast, wraps, salads, sandwiches and burgers, as well as pasta. Rachel’s kitchen, City center, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Ste B-139, 702-485-3636. Open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday.
EAST COAST – The famous Dave’s Quick ‘Que opened in the former Dog House Biergarten space. The redesign of Quick ‘Que offers over the counter and online ordering options for the brand’s St. Louis ribs, Texas brisket, roast chicken and Georgia ground pork. Famous Dave’s Quick ‘Que, 4480 Paradise Road, 702-879-7910. Open from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. from Tuesday to Sunday.
HENDERSON – PKWY Tavern opened its fifth location, PKWY Volunteer, near the M Resort. The 6,800 square foot bar features 15 center bar gaming machines, 50 draft beers, and over 200 canned and bottled versions. Guests can watch over 50 TVs, sit in the dining room, request the private room for large parties, and head out to the patio facing Las Vegas Boulevard. PKWY volunteer, 511 W. Dale Avenue, Henderson, 702-586-3557. Open 24 hours a day.
WESTERN COAST – Meráki Greek Grill has opened a second location near Whole Foods with a patio, expansive dining area, and gyros, platters, and other Greek fare. The restaurant also offers family feasts like a sandwich version for $ 57.95 or a Merάki feast for $ 69.95. This is the first franchise location. Greek grill Meraki, 8975 W. Charleston Blvd., 702-478-7885. Open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Tuesday to Sunday. Online order available.
ARTS DISTRICT – The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill has opened its fifth local Mediterranean fast food outpost in Herbert with gyros as well as platters of lamb, steak and chicken souvlaki. The 2,000 square foot restaurant seats 67 people inside and 12 more on the patio. The great Greek Mediterranean grill, 801 S. Main St., 702-476-5556. The Great Greek is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Vietnamese dishes, borscht and Korean fondues now serve
CHINESE DISTRICT – LV Pho 7 specializes in Vietnamese cuisine with dishes such as a special homemade shrimp bean edging skin wrap; beef noodle soups with brisket, rare steak, oxtail or prime rib bones; rice dishes with grilled beef or grilled pork; and rice vermicelli dishes with grilled beef or grilled pork. Take out and delivery available. LV Pho 7, 4631 W Spring Mountain Road, 702-430-2851. Open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day.
SPRING VALLEY – Beef kebabs, lamb chops and Georgian meatballs join borscht, stuffed grape leaves and eggplant rolls on the Cascade Mediterranean Cuisine menu. While the menu focuses on Armenian cuisine, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Georgian, Russian and Eastern European dishes also appear. Cascading Mediterranean cuisine, 4155 S. Buffalo Drive, 702-209-0828. Open from noon to 9 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday and until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
CHINESE DISTRICT – Korean Hot Pot specializes in all-you-can-eat hot pots for $ 19.99 all day. The diners select their meat, then cook the hot pot at their tables. Online order available. Korean Hot Pot, 5740 Spring Mountain Road, 702-238-1007. Open Wednesday to Monday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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