SAGE: Signature Menu, Aria Las Vegas – Reasonably Priced + Unique Beer Pairing


  • AAA Four Diamond Award Restaurant by the James Beard Foundation Award-winning Chef Shawn McClain
  • Located in the Aria Hotel and Casino, Sage provides a delicious tasting menu of Artisinal American (fusion) cuisine that I highly recommend if you are looking for a tasting menu that is more affordable than the Michelin rated restaurants in Las Vegas.
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GUY SAVOY: Seasonal Truffle Tasting Menu, Las Vegas – Memorable Birthday Dinner at the Chef’s Table


  • This post focuses on the Truffle Tasting Menu. My reviews on the Innovations-Inspiration Menu, and the Signature Menu are also available.
  • Forbes Travel Five Star Award, AAA Five Diamond Award, two Michelin stars.
  • Dining at the Chef’s Table (maximum of six guests) was a great opportunity to watch all the action in the kitchen and allowed us to receive individualized attention from the talented head chef, Mathieu Chartron.
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Wagyu beef

KOJYU 銀座小十, Ginza, Tokyo – Impeccable Three Michelin Starred Kaiseki (with video)


Located in a small building in Ginza, Kojyu delivers the freshest and superb pleasures in both gustatory and visual senses. The intimate main dining room only seats eight guests, but there are additional small private dining rooms available. Guests are seated in a sushi bar style setting where they can observe the chefs. Besides owner and head chef, Toru Okuda, there were a number of other chefs specialized in preparing various dishes. For example, one chef specialized in grilling fresh ayu fish. The first thing I saw when I entered the dining room was a chef spearing live ayu fish and was grilling it to perfection for a good hour. Along with the impeccable service, the eating experience was heightened with the opportunity to watch how much detail and effort was used to create each dish.

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SKYLOFTS at MGM’s ROOM SERVICE MENU, Las Vegas – Must Order: Lobster Benedict


Another favorite breakfast of mine in Las Vegas is the Lobster Benedict available only from the Skylofts at MGM Room Service Menu. What better way to start your day with a butler bringing in a full butter-poached lobster on a toasted brioche with lobster hollandaise (if you are not afraid of high cholesterol levels)! It is also surprisingly not ridiculously priced! This is definitely a must order item when staying at Skylofts.

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THE DINING ROOM in The Mansion at MGM, Las Vegas – Exclusive and Delicious Cantonese Breakfast


One of my favorite breakfasts in the world, but at a steep price. My bill at The Dining Room generally averages around $300-$400 USD with tax and tip for two people. The exclusive establishment in Las Vegas provides a calming environment with attentive service and exquisite delicacies. The Boiled Live Geoduck Clam Porridge (生滾鮑魚粥), Daikon Puffs (金脆蘿蔔絲), and Foie Gras & Lobster Dumplings (鵝肝龍蝦餃) are some of my favorite dishes. The porridge/congee and dim sum are cooked so well that I felt like I was eating in a restaurant in Hong Kong. Although I have not tasted from their lunch menu yet, I was told that the rib eye is also very good.

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