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The operator of La Cave, La Comida and Crush plans to open a new steakhouse with his brother David at the Hard Rock Hotel.

Michael Morton prepares to make yet another mark in Las Vegas hospitality

August 25th, 2016

The operator of La Cave, La Comida and Crush plans to open a new steakhouse with his brother David at the Hard Rock Hotel.

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