Made L.V., the tasty tavern at Tivoli Village created by restaurateurs Elizabeth Blau and Kim Canteenwalla, begins transitioning today into the second location of PKWY Tavern, the beer-centric neighborhood hot spot created by Fine Entertainment Management. The original PKWY is on West Flamingo Road beyond the Beltway. If you participate in its custom loyalty-rewards app, you’ll be able to continue that at the Tivoli Village location.
Across the street at the Suncoast, legendary diner Du-par’s has opened its second Las Vegas restaurant. The original is a Downtown favorite at the Golden Gate on Fremont Street. The Suncoast spot continues the Du-par’s traditions of more than 75 years of serving up famous buttermilk hotcakes, fresh-ground hamburgers, fruit pies and more. It’s open 24 hours.
Say sayonara to Bar Masa. The Japanese restaurant that opened with Aria in December 2009 by chef Masa Takayama (and its teppan inner sanctum known as Tetsu) will close July 31 with the conclusion of Takayama’s management agreement. Expect a new concept to be announced by MGM Resorts soon.
Chef Carla Pellegrino is back in town, and as expected, there are new things happening at her Bratalian Neopolitan Restaurant on Eastern Avenue. Bratalian will start serving a full cocktail menu as well as a new breakfast menu beginning in May. A new happy-hour menu will also be available daily from 5-6 p.m.
Strip House at Planet Hollywood has launched a new Dock-to-Dish sustainable seafood program in partnership with Honolulu Fish Company, allowing diners to experience hand-selected pieces of fish caught no more than 16 hours prior north of Oahu. Types of fish include mongchong, ono, white walu, kajiki and opah.
Triple George Grill will host a prix fixe Sonoma County wine dinner featuring five courses paired with California wines on May 6 at 7:30 p.m. The menu includes lobster and frisée salad, crispy duck breast with turnip purée and short rib ravioli. Tickets are $110 and can be purchased by calling 702-384-2761.
California transplant The Habit Burger Grill will expand in Las Vegas this summer with a second restaurant in the southwest Valley.